I don’t know about you, but one of the first things that catch my eye when glancing over pond is the overflow/outflow drain. These manmade structures come in all shapes and sizes, but no matter where you live and fish, they have common threads. Overflows are nearly always in the vicinity of the deepest area of the pond, they usually create some level of current even in low-water periods, they attract lots of forage, and they’re usually big bass magnets. Thing is, you have to know how to read an overlflow correctly so that your critical first couple cast count, because it’s those first few pitches that are most likely to score the resident pig. Having fished countless pound overflows, I’ve honed a three-prong approach that has rarely failed me. Here’s the drill.