Bass fishing in the winter can be an intimidating time to fish for many anglers across the country; water temperatures plummet and so do the activity levels of bass and other aquatic creatures. Their feeding windows become shorter and feeding zones become smaller and more isolated to specific areas.

Professional angler Matt Lee makes his living understanding how seasonal weather changes affect bass. Lee knows bass fishing in the winter can often be feast or famine, due in large part to bass populations being less spread out in cold water conditions. Fortunately if you find one bass this time of year, you’re liable to find many more in the same general location.
?He has learned some tricks on how to eliminate dead water and key in on a few specific structure types to help find schools of bass in cold-water scenarios.