Though most anglers have access to large lakes or reservoirs, there are definitely times when smaller bodies of water provide some of the best bass fishing opportunities around.
One distinct advantage of fishing smaller ponds is usually being able to access several places along the shoreline. Being able to change your fishing location means you can present your baits to different fish and target different types of cover. Both are key factors in catching more and sometimes bigger bass!
Following is an info-graphic prepared by the folks at Fix.com discussing many of the factors you should consider before your next trip down to your local pond for a little afternoon fishing adventure!