In 2018 one of Mark Zona's beloved friends shared his Braided Line Treble Hook Trick on The Bass University TV. In turn, Mark has chosen to share one of his friend's secret rigs for catching bass, and it's an alternative to the Ned rig, perhaps even
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing pro Paul Mueller joins The Bass Univeristy on the water to talk about finesse swimbait fishing. Paul Mueller is the 2014 BASS Nation National Champion and 2-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier and he loves cold water finesse fishing.
Paul begins by talking about the bait, jighead
BASS Open Champion Pete Gluszek will teach you how to catch spawning bass that you can't see. In this 16-minute on-the-water seminar, Pete Gluszek in the backwater areas of a river, where you might normally sight fish, but since the water is stained, he'll teach you how to blind fish
In this video, Bassmaster tournament fishing champions Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek talk about attaching a flurocarbon leader to braided line, how to do it, and why you want to do it. Pete shares a great knot for connecting the two directly, and Ike shares some benefits of using a
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water talking about how to select a target when presented with a multitude of cover.
Kurt Dove is an accomplished BASS and FLW tournament angler and Lake Amistad fishing guide. Today, he's on the water to discuss a little rig that catching lots of bass. It's called the Ned rig. This simple finesse lure is great for fishing clear water and pressured/innactive bass. In this
Mike Iaconelli is winter fishing and in a cold front with high pressure. Some of the worst conditions you can face. 45 degree water temperature and cold winter air temperature driving it down further can make for a tough day of bass fishing. Mike Iaconelli talks about preparing the rods
What are wake baits? Bass fishing tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli describes them as a cross between a topwater and a diving crankbait. In this 15-minute bass fishing video, Iaconelli will discuss the different types of wake baits (including the Rapala DT Fat, Mann's
Bass fishing tournament champion Mike Iaconelli is on the water about a secret bait and technique being used to catch big bass. Known as "flutter spoon fishing" or "structure spoon fishing", this technique of fishing a large cupped spoon is used to fish mid-to-deep depths.
Flutter Spoon Fishing - Part 1
Bassmaster Classic Champion and angler-of-the-year bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is talking about a hot new technique that's catching lots of hard-to-catch bass. The technique is spybaiting or fishing spybaits (also spelled "spy baiting" or "spy baits" or known as "spin baits" or "spinbaiting" in different circles). When Mike
In this 22-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to share more secrets on how to catch bass. Specifically, Ike is talking about a technique, known mostly in the North and North East, called "snapping a tube". It's a phenomenal
Tournament bass fishing anglers Mike "Ike" Iaconelli & Pete Gluszek welcome you to Bass University Basics. What is Bass University Basics? People are discovering bass fishing, and this program is to help you get started with the fundamentals. This program can help get a beginner up-to-speed on purchasing tackle, terminology,
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Ott Defoe joins the Bass University in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Most anglers think of larger baits when they think about swimbaits. Ott Defoe categorizes small swimbaits as a bait that is 4" or less, and they can be deadly for catching bass.
Ott starts the seminar by
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler John Crews joins The Bass University on the water to talk about the punchshot rig aka Tokyo rig. John starts by talking about the components of the rig: swivel, weights, metal wires, hooks, soft plastic baits, etc. John also briefly shows the difference