For Bass you can use soft plastics such as plastic worms or crayfish. For picky Bass use creature baits such plastic insects, lizards, or swimbaits. For bigger Bass use Senkos or Crankbaits. And if your looking for that giant Bass use a giant Crankbait or a Jiggin Pig. For live bait use bass minnows or worms. and for the big bass use pike minnows or crayfish.