VICIOUS Alien Bug Catches Fish?!?! (Winter River Fishing SECRET)

VICIOUS Alien Bug Catches Fish?!?! (Winter River Fishing SECRET)
I go fishing using the SCARIEST insect I’ve ever seen as bait! Gigantic pincers, and a long centipede like body, the hellgrammite looks like a monster straight out of a horror flick! Despite it’s intimidating appearance, I’ve heard that this particular creature is a sought after snack for hungry smallmouth bass. With the cold conditions and the odds stacked against me, my goal for today was to capture some of these fiendish larvae and throw them on a hook to see what I could catch!

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Rod/Reel/Line/Baits used:
-Hellgrammites (2-4 inches)
-Creek Chub Minnows? (2.5-4 inches)
-Gamakatsu Live Bait Hook (Size 4 or 6)
-Bobber and split shot

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-Suffix 832 braid (6 lbs) (Affiliate)
-G Loomis GLX 6’6″ med/fast spinning rod
-Shimano Ci4+ 1000 spinning reel


Location: Patapso and Potomac River (Maryland, Virginia)
Date: November 29th, 2017
Primary Pattern: Floating hellgrammites and creek minnows in a slow pool next to current.
Time Fished: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Air Temp: High of 60 degrees, low of 35 degrees
Water Temp: 44 degrees
Water Clarity: 48 inches
Conditions: Partly cloudy with winds from the S up to 9 mph


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