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Get Ready to Have Your Mind Blown as This Bass Breaks Through Ice to Hit a Topwater Lure

This video of a bass breaking through the ice to hit a topwater lure destroys everything we think we know about bass behavior during cold weather.

When you see a bass chase a topwater bait skating across the ice and break through the surface to strike, it will make you begin to question everything that you think you know about fishing for bass in cold weather. In fact, if you look closely in the follow video from Thrill On Fishing, you’ll even see that a second bass is chasing the same bait, and they’re competing for the tasty morsel.

Here’s the surprising video: 

Why even pull out the auger when you can let the bass drill a hole through the ice for you? The video, originally posted by Sean Wit on Instagram is one of many pieces of amazing footage the angler has captured on camera. If you want to see more of his footage, check out his YouTube account under White Label Fishing.

If you want to see more exciting videos from Thrill On, you can visit their website, thrillon.com or visit their Facebook page.

If you enjoyed this story, and would like to see more, check out Randall Bonner’s Outdoor Writer Page on Facebook or check his Rain or Shine Blog for updates on more online and print articles. You can also follow him on Twitter @RandallJBonner or Instagram @RandallJBonner

NEXT: 7 Must Have Topwater Baits for Bass

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