“Tackle” Terry Tuma suggests casting a spinner bait into weed flats. He’s also had success using a bobber system with a sucker minnow. And consider a live bait rig with a steel leader and trolling along the weed edge.
Small ponds often hold bass as well and some really big bass can be found in these smaller ponds that are often overlooked by many fishermen. Give one try. You might be surprised as to what lives there.