Bassmaster Classic Champion Casey Ashley joined The Bass University for the first time in Gadsden, AL to teach a class on fishing bluffs. Not all bluffs are alike, some hold bass at different times of the year and you fish them differently. In this bass fishing class, Casey Ashley will
When the Alabama rig (or umbrella rig) first came out, you needed special equipment to bomb out that big chandelier, adorned with 5-6" swimbaits. Over the years, bass have become accustomed to seeing this multi-bait rig, and time has proven that the Alabama rig is not a "one-size-fits-all" chunk and
When it first showed up on the scene, the Alabama rig (aka umbrella rig, aka the chandelier) would catch them pretty much anywhere you threw it. As it's aged, it's fallen into it's own niche. There are great times to throw this rig where/when it will catch them far better
Bassmaster Elite Series professional tournament angler and Oklahoma St. University Alumnus James Elam joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about fishing mid-depth. Elam starts off this 50-minute bass fishing video with a primer on the general mentality of fising, general rules or guidelines to keep in mind to both
Pete Gluszek is on the water to show you how to identify spawning areas, and utilize this knowledge to intercept bass on the way to, and at the spawning beds.
Mike McClelland is a successful bass fishing tournament angler. In this 44-minute video, he will teach you the versatility of spinnerbaits and buzzbaits. These lures were mainstays 20+ years ago in tournament bass fishing, in some ways, have lost popularity with the success of swimbaits, swim jigs, vibrating jigs (chatterbaits)
By his estimation, Justin Lucas has won between 25% - 33% of his tournament bass fishing money fishing a wacky rig. In this bass fishing instructional video seminar, Justin Lucas shares his favorite 3 ways to wacky rig a soft plastic worm or stick bait. He breaks down the tackle
Ott Defoe is known for winning tournaments fishing in the river, including accessing some hard-to-reach places with a jet boat. There are several variables to consider when fishing for bass in a river system. Lots of rivers have navigational hazards, and flow rates and rain can change the depth quickly, which
Keep up with the latest trends with the dropshot technique with Shaw Grigsby. As can be seen with several Major League Fishing pro anglers, dropshotting as evolved into a powerful technique for catching inactive fish in shallow water, even around heavy cover.
Josh Bertrand has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2013, and some of his favorite fishing is up north in the Great Lakes. In part, because Josh loves catching big 4lb smallmouth consistently, and the Great Lakes is a prime location to land those big smallies. In this
Mike McClelland didn't grow up with boats and fancy equipment. He did a lot of bank fishing and that allowed him to experience some thing that give him some unique perspectives on river bass fishing. Mike got his first two top-level tournament wins on river systems, so his tips can
Our most popular piece from the 2018 Bassmaster Classic was Munenori Kajiwara talking about Japan Import Tackle. Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick welcome Munenori back for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic with more imported Japanese secret baits for catching bass. Munenori bring everything from ultra-finesse, finesse fishing lures like you've never seen,
An in-depth look at the seasonal movements of bass in tidal waters. Mike specifically dove into the tactics and strategies he used to win the BASS Elite event on the tidal Delaware River.
Lots of people ask professional bass fishing tourmanent champion Mike Iaconelli, "When should I switch from power fishing to finesse fishing techniques?". Power fishing is fishing baits fast, big heavy jigs in cover, winding and ripping big crankbait or spinnerbaits, etc. This is Ike's favorite way to fish. In this