BassWestUSA - May/June 2009, Page 38

with the usual assortment of worms, jigs, crankbaits and traditional topwater baits. Then he started to notice some of the giants getting caught in Southern California. He started with an 8” Osprey swimbait, which he says he threw until his arm nearly fell off, catching his first swimbait fish. From that point on, there was no going back. He was in his own words, ruined. Jeremy says, “It just opens your eyes, and you realize what the true potential of a big bait is. That’s when you’re just ruined. It completely consumes you and changes the way you think, the way you fish, and the way that you even

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