Bass lure length

IEatSand

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Would a 9 inch hard lure be to big for sea bass? It works well for pike but I'm unsure of how well it'll work with bass (or any sea fish in the north UK)
 

RedhillPhil

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A nine inch prey fish is no problem for a six pound Bass. Having stated that, I never go bigger than a Rapala J15 which is about 5.75 inches in old money.
 

PearTree

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For some reason best known to myself I seem to have read a lot about lure fishing for bass over the years. I have never actually fished for them despite collecting all the gear and numerous lures !

Bass lures generally seem to be at the smaller end of the spectrum. If you click on this link and scroll down the articles you will find quite a few about lures, including one that discusses 'large' lures for bass :


Henry Gilbey's blog also contains a wealth of information on lure fishing for bass.
 
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