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Fish A Finesse Carolina Rig For Spring Bass

A downsized version of the iconic Carolina rig plays a critical role in Jimmy Mason’s spring bass strategy. Use this rig to catch more bass from the pre-spawn through the post spawn period.

Carolina rigs are bite getters. Most bass fishermen know that. However, Carolina rigging is normally associated with baitcasting tackle and 1 ounce or larger sinkers for working the deep ends of points, ledges and other summer spots. Tennessee River guide and tournament pro Jimmy Mason has discovered that a lighter version of this bass fishing standard produces fabulous spring action and provides a great way to target bass in all phases of the spawn.

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