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Plastic worms continue to top the list of effective bass lures


June 23, 2013
By Walt Young ( , The Altoona Mirror

Although bass season is now in full swing, heavy rains last week made the Juniata River a bit high and muddy for good smallmouth fishing. That situation shifted my focus from river smallmouths to lake-dwelling largemouths. And when it comes to catching largemouths in just about any size lake, a plastic worm is hard to beat. In fact, on just about any water where bass are found, during any season of the year, a plastic worm can be among the deadliest and most versatile lures an angler can cast.

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