What is the best rig to use when fishing in a fresh water pond?

i have been fishing in a pond behind my house and i use spinners and spoons. what else is good to use.

Chosen Answer:

I lot of people think a fly rod is for trout, but I think its highest and greatest use is for a large bass. I caught an 8lb and a 5lb last night on a large white popping bug. Rubber legs, black and white feathers. I lost another that looked to be in the 7 to 8 lb range. It was the finest fishing day of my life and it all happened in less than two hours before dark.

You don’t need a fancy set up. Decent rods are available under 0. Pay more and it just for show. Get you some popping bugs, and sinking spiders, woolly buggers, black and red ants and bream flys. You will have a blast.

Whats the best bait to use for bass in a lake for bass this time of year?

I’ve used beetle spins with success and spinner baits, Is top water any good early in the morning?
I’m in Salt Springs FL I caught about 4 – 2 pounder’s today on beetle spins wondering where the bigger bass hide out lake has no dead wood basically just hydrilla with sand spots I’ve heard there are good size bass in this lake. Just looking for some tip on colors or size of batits to try out tomorrow.

Chosen Answer:

It’s hard to tell about the topwater bite. It is April throughout the country, but not all lakes operate the same duing the same times of the year. What state are you in?

Best Spinners for trout and tips for using them colors Too?

I live in Pennsylvania and i mostly fish creeks My favorite one to fish if you live in Pa is Bald Eagle creek I was just wondering what lures spinners are the best I like using mepps i caught a few with them is there any other that are good and what colors are the best.

Chosen Answer:

use a ron thompson 6 foot rod, with a size 2 mepp(google if you dont know what this is) any colour will work. i normally use gold or silver.

Whats the best spinner for cathcing bass?

theres this pond by my house that is great for bass…and i want to know what is good to use to be sure of a catch…i have this old spinner i use and caught a 22 inch bass with but it always hurts the fish i catch so i want to get a new spinner

Chosen Answer:

As long as you do not allow the fish to swallow the hook (set the hook at the right time), you will not injure the bass. Their large mouths are very conducive to healing from hook punctures.

As far as a new spinner bait,

Bass Pro has a lot great offerings, as do most local Walmarts.

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10151_-1_10001_37065_100006001_100000000_100006000?cmCat=CROSSSELL_THUMBNAIL

If you like spinner baits, you many want to try buzz baits. Buzz baits are awesome top water lures.