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Last night my dad and I each missed a hit from a bass. One was on a big chunk of bunker and the other was on a head. My question is, if you have a bait runner and a large chunk/head, and you get a hit that you think is a bass, do you set the hook right away, wait 3 seconds, 5, etc. Also, why do so many fishermen take a few steps back before setting the hook opposed to just reeling down and taking up the slack. Thanks guys.