Catching a giant smallmouth bass aka "Smallie" may be one of the most exciting things about bass fishing! Smallies are well known for being very aggressive and a blast to catch; they are also notorious for being difficult to locate from day to day. Consistently catching these big Smallmouths is
West Coast Bassmaster Elite Series Pro angler John Murray discusses catching big smallmouth. On some bodies of water, they're the most fun to catch, and in a tournament situation on those bodies of water, the best chance you have at winning. John talks about the specifics of his favorite baits
Frog Fanatic Fred Roumbanis shares insight on how to master the art of frog fishing.
Aaron Martens analyzes water temperature and its affect on bass movements/ behavior. Most importantly, Aaron will discuss water temperature changes and what you can do to make the correct adjustment in order to catch more bass.
When the water temperatures get hot, the bass fishing can cool down. Pete Gluszek discusses the techniques that he often uses to trigger strikes from lethargic summer bass. Pete also covers effective patterns that dominate summer time conditions including: feeder creek patterns, docks, ledges, matted vegetation, and topwater triggers.
Bass tournament angler Seth Feider is successful at catching smallmouth bass, proven by his monster 76lb 3-day tournament-winning weight at smallmouth bass paradise, Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota. The reason he was able to fish that event was because he qualified for the angler of the year tournament by crushing
Understanding the sonar electronics on your boat is an extremely important component to locating bass throughout the year. Tennessee's Ott DeFoe has a great amount of experience using electronics to locate bass and most importantly, he is one of the best instructors for teaching others about how they can
Bill Lowen grew up fishing the Ohio river and has been fishing current for over 35 years. He joined The Bass Univeristy in Kokomo, Indiana to talk about catching bass in current. Current just doesn't exist in rivers, but that's what most people think about when talking about current.
Bass tournament angler Pete Gluszek feels like the Carolina rig gets a bad rap. He's here to convert the haters, and get everyone fishing this monster fish-catching rig.
Shortcuts to Carolina Rig Fishing Topics:
0:50 - What is a Carolina rig?
2:25 - Why is a Carolina rig different?
Fishing with an open mind is imperative for consistent bass fishing success. Adrian Avena uses this open mind concept to allow himself to fish the moment by evaluating the present conditions and relying on his instincts. Adrian will cover the mental aspect of bass fishing, how to establish a game
How to approach those days you know fishing will be tough, be it weather conditions, fishing pressure, or marginal fisheries.
This seminar was originally titled "Are You Tough Enough?"
The how, why, when, where, and what of chunkin' and windin' shallow crankbaits to put more fish in the boat.
Randy says that the mid-depths of the water column are the most overlooked and he will show you his best crankbaits. Randy will also share his knowledge of the latest innovations in sound technology with crankbaits.
With 9 wins and $2m+ in bass fishing tournament winnings on the FLW tour, Bryan Thrift knows a thing a or two about how to win fishing tournaments and it starts with great preparation and efficient practice time. In this 40-minute video, Bryan breaks down how he begins to research a