I use a red and white bettle spin 99% of the time. Look for anything in the water rock, log and cast cast just ahead of it and let lure pass by. I do this walking in the river once it warms up but would work the same from boat.
People who fish for food, and sport be damned, are called pot-fishermen. The more expert ones are called crack pot-fishermen. All other fishermen are called crackpot fishermen. This is confusing. ~ Ed Zern, 1947