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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water with Dave Mansue discussing a hot topic, swimbaits.
The Bass University is back on the water with Rob Jordan to talk about fishing hard herring swimbaits on lakes with blueback herring. If you want to catch some of the biggest spotted bass of your life and you live on a blueback herring lake (Clarks Hill, Smith Lake, Chatuge,
"Big bass" Bobby Lane is back on the water at Lake Kissimmee where he recently won a 2018 BASS Bassmaster Open. Bobby Lane grew up fishing these waters, and he shares some stories and insights about fishing and life while reflecting on some experiences from his childhood. Bobby talks about
Pete Gluszek is on the water to talk about the importance of high quality polarized sunglasses. Whether you're looking for spawning fish in the spring, or any other time of year that we want to see the habitat in the shallows, or identifying bass chasing your bait, you need good
In this brand new episode of The Bass University Live, recorded December 15th, 2019, we are talking about team bass tournaments, also known as "buddy tournaments". This exciting form of angling is a unique and fun way to get out fishing and compete in tournaments. We discuss tactics, techniques and situations
In this episode of Bass University TV Live, we are joined by Adrian Avena. Like Pete Gluszek, today's host, Avena is a Northern angler, an FLW alumnus and BASS tournament angler. Avena narrowly missed qualifying for the Bassmaster Classic in 2017. Today, Pete Gluszek and Adrian Avena are talking about
While some top-level bass fishing tournament trails have outlawed the umbrella rig, and some states have a limit of the number of baits that can have hooks, the umbrella rig (aka Alabama rig) is a great way to catch numbers of fish and trigger bites from big bass. The rig
In this 3-part bass fishing instructional video, professional bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite techniques, fishing matted vegetation (or any other type of heavy matted floating cover).
Video 1: Punching Heavy Cover Tackle and Technique
Iaconelli starts by talking about punching components, which include, but are
The Dean’s Office Week of Jan 26. 2017
The Dean’s Office Week of Feb 1, 2017
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,
January 2017 Bass University Live Fishing Question and Answer
Video Segment 1 - Bass University News
Bass tournament fishing pros Mike Iaconelli & Pete Gluszek talk about what's going on with the Bass University, how to ask question to the guest pros, and how to win prizes, by becoming a PRO
Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike "Ike" Iaconelli discusses the swim worming/speed worming power fishing technique.
Swim Worming Part 1:
The Speed Worm Technique
Mike demonstrates the retrieve, presentation and how to make variations for a natural presentation to elicit strikes from big bass. Iaconelli also shares his favorite times to fish the