7. Flies for spring bass fishing. (7 of 18)
In spring, concentrate on crayfish patterns and baitfish patterns between one and four inches long. Look for the prevailing baitfish sizes, shapes, and colors. They might be anything from a five-inch gizzard shad in the south, to inch-long minnows in the north. In general, surface flies are not as effective at this time of year, although there can be exceptions.