Pete Gluszek, "The Dean" of The Bass University, shares his experience with new cutting-edge techniques and classic bass fishing tactics that have been winning tour level tournaments for decades! Gluszek describes techniques for both finesse and power fishing situations with crankbaits, chatterbaits, spinnerbaits, and plastics. Another of Pete's
FLW bass fishing tournament angler John Hunter is back on the water to talk about bladed jigs (sometimes called a chatterbait) and the tackle/gear you will need to fish one effectively. John begins with the seasons where the bladed jig excels. He then goes into the importance of color selection and weight.
Recently Bass University was on Lake Norman with local angler Bryan Thrift. In this on the water bass fishing class, Bryan shares an awesome technique for hard-to-catch bass that are feeding on small forage. This is a situational/seasonal tip, but when it happens (and it often does in the fall),
What is a Chatterbait?
The Chatterbait® is technically the name of a patented bass fishing bladed lure, invented by Ron Davis and produced by Z-Man, a lure manufacturing company in Charleston, SC. This bait is in the classification of "
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
Bryan Thrift joins The Bass University live to answer questions and talks more in-depth on topwater bass fishing. Pete Gluszek is joined by co-hosts Justin Kimmel and Rizz. Later in the show, Ken Duke shares some interesting bass fishing trivia, and we round out our show with our last special
Bryan Thrift has won over $2.5M in professional bass fishing tournaments, primarily with the FLW Tour. He has 10 FLW wins and 63 top ten tournament finishes. A lot of his success has come from fishing various types of brush from brush under docks to offshore brush on humps and
If you follow tournament bass fishing, you're probably aware of Bryan Thrift. With 12 career FLW tournament wins, and 70 top-10 finishes, he's doubtlessly won of the most winning anglers in FLW tournament bass fishing history. Even with that impressive resume, Thrift acknowledges that he was intimidated by crankabaits early
In this on the water bass fishing class video, Pete Gluszek is on the water with a handful of techniques to break down docks and identify what the bass are biting in an attempt to establish a pattern. Pete starts off by breaking down the tools that he uses to
On hot summer days, just like us, sometimes bass are just looking for a place to cool down. In this on the water bass fishing class video, Pete Gluszek goes out in search of cooler creeks and streams, away from the steamy main lake water. Pete lists some things to look
Bass University Live Video 1 : Brett Hite
Mike "Ike" Iaconelli and Pete "The Dean" Gluszek welcome everyone to the live show. They talk about great specials going on in the month of October, 2017 for PRO subscribers, including 20% off Flambeau tackle boxes, Rapala
In late January, Carl Jocumsen finished near the top 10% in the first Bassmaster Eastern Open bass fishing tournament, which was held on the Harris Chain of lakes. Directly after the tournament, Carl took The Bass University out to an erea where he caught about 40 bass in 2 hours
Bobby Lane famously finished second in the tournament that brought national attention to the original Chatterbait. Bryan Thrift weighed in a couple of toads on the final day to inch out a win and make the Chatterbait a household name. Bobby Lane hated the bladed jig before that tournament, but
FLW Pro bass fishing tournament angler John Hunter is back on the water to talk about how to fish with Bladed Jigs (or chatterbaits), which he calls a hybrid between a spinnerbait and a squarebill. John will talk about the different retrieves, how