Mark Zona, Bassmaster color commentator and host of "Zona's Awesome Fishing Show", returns to The Bass University for another on the water bass fishing instructional video. In this video, Mark talks about the tackle needed and how to fish the technique known as "cracking a tube".
Cracking a Tube Main Topics
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 tournament angler Chris Zaldain loves finesse fishing. One of the reasons is that it catches all kinds of bass, all species (including the commonly saught-after largemouth, smallmouth and spotted varieties) as well as all sizes. Chris shows a photo of a 12lb. largemouth he caught in California with a
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining how he like to use a jerkbait, and why it drives bass into biting.
Bassmaster Elite Series angler Carl Jocumsen joins The Bass University on the water to talk about fishing big glide baits. Because of their size, some anglers are wary to throw these fish-catching baits. Learn the secret tips and tactics to gain confidence in throwing a big glide bait.
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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
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
Back-to-back Bassmaster Classic Champion Jordan Lee offers up his take on finesse bass fishing and covers 3 of his favorite finesse bass fishing techniques.
0:29 The Neko Rig - Jordan's go-to power finesse fishing technique. Learn what types of bass to target with this rig, where to fish it,
Dave Mansue is a veteran bass fishing tournament angler and BASS Open Champion. In this 40 minute instructional video seminar, Dave will discuss the best tactics and techniques for approaching wood cover. He will help you catch more bass out of wooden cover, like docks, stumps, logs, laydowns & brush
Key Topic in this Finesse Fishing with Aaron Martens Class
0:16 Drop shot and rhino head
3:45 Why fish a dropshot
7:05 Baits for dropshot rig fishing
13:25 Reel settings
28:25 Rhino head or dropshot?
29:50 What is
Pete "The Dean of the Bass University" Gluszek is on the water to talk about the Storm Arashi Cover Pop Topwater Popper. Fishing at dusk is a great time to for topwater lures and Pete demonstrates 2 different ways to fish the bait to
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Seth Feider discusses the ultimate finesse bait for smallmouth fishing, hair jigs. If you have clear water, smallmouth and fish 15' of water or less, this seminar is for you! In this video, Seth discusses:
Selecting size and color of marabou jig
Fishing line, rod & reel tackle
Fred Roumbanis joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about his top 5 favorite ways to finesse fish for bass. Fred is mostly knows as a power fisherman who loves going after big bass with frogs and swimbaits. He laments that not all tournament finishes "in the money"
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