How Bob Downey Fishes a Popper

Thu, August 18, 2022

A great tool for targeting shallow cover, a topwater popper is also an exciting way to trigger explosive strikes from aggressive bass. Today, we're on the water with Bassmaster Elite Series Angler, Bob Downey, to learn how he gets the most out of a topwater popper. Generally, Bob likes to fish a popper near shallow cover and once your bait is past the piece of cover, simply reel back and make another cast. A slow, twitching retrieve near isolated cover is a great way to catch bass on a topwater popper.

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