What is bait finesse fishing?

What is Bait Finesse System (BFS) Fishing? (including video below) Bait Finesse System fishing is using baitcasting reels with special shallow, drilled out/ultralight, spools and light-action rods to throw lures weighing less than approximately 5-7g (3/16 oz to ¼ oz and below).

What is a bait finesse spool?

Bait finesse reel is a special reel that was developed to allow for comfortable casting of lightweight lures. Bait finesse has become popular from around 2010, Daiwa · Shimano · AbuGarcia began releasing dedicated reels.

When should you finesse fish?

The big question still up in the air is – when should you finesse fish for Bass? This technique works best when the fish aren’t biting, so that would usually be when a cold front passes through.

What does Shimano BFS stand for?

Bait Finesse System (BFS) was developed in Japan. That much is agreed upon. I have read that it was developed to catch largemouth bass.

What are BFS reels used for?

Manufacturers responded with reels and rods designed specifically to pitch lighter lures. Although the Bait Finesse System was developed to catch bass, and purists would contend that it is strictly a bass fishing method, anglers in Japan started using BFS reels to fish for trout.

Whats the difference between a trick worm and a finesse worm?

Trick worm is just like the finesse worm, just a little thicker and a couple of inches longer. They can be used in the exact same fashion as a finesse worm, but one thing they do better than the finesse worm IMO is weightless.

What makes a good finesse rod?

There are many factors that go into determining what a great finesse rod should look and feel like. Some of those factors include style, material, length, sensitivity, which we’ll explore individually… Style: Spinning.

What line do you use for BFS fishing?

Lines. Monofilament, fluorocarbon and braid can all be used as your mainline on a BFS reel, however there are pros and cons to these depending on a few factors. Some reel manufacturers may recommend one over the other due to the design of the spool they have on their reel.