Winning Gear Notes From BassFan.com
Jig gear: 7’ heavy-action Bass Pro Shops Johnny Morris Carbonlite casting rod, Bass Pro Shops Johnny Morris Signature Series Titanium 8 casting reel (6.2:1 gear ratio), 12-pound Bass Pro Shops XPS fluorocarbon line, 5/16-oz. Andy’s Custom Bass Lures E Series Finesse jig (green craw), Zoom Critter Craw (green-pumpkin) trailer.
Cranking gear: 7’ medium-action Bass Pros Shops crankin’ stick, same reel, 10-pound Bass Pro Shops XPS fluorocarbon line, Megabass Flap Slap (sexy French pearl).
Evers applied some wire to the front of the Flap Slap so it would suspend like a jerkbait – that was key since a lot of the bites he got on it would come on the pause.
Evers caught most of his day-2 fish flipping a Zoom Z-Hog Jr. (black/blue) on a 3/0 Mustad Denny Brauer Grip Pin Max flipping hook. He also caught fish on a 1/2-oz. War Eagle tandem willow spinnerbait (chartreuse/white).
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