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Big bass turn into suckers when jigs, spinner baits and swim baits are offered in the fall. This beauty fell for the ever-popular jig-n-pig in shallow water on a cool, rainy day this past week. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Dock talk: Bass are active despite cool water

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Despite cooler than average current water temperatures, largemouth bass action has been hot.

Some people say that when the water temperature falls below 50-degrees, largemouth bass become lethargic, uninterested in feeding and ultimately impossible to catch.

This is definitely not the case. Although severe cold fronts can negatively impact bass behavior in the heat of the summer, the late fall bass bite is generally very consistent.

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