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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
Jason Christie, a top Bassmaster Elite Series and MLF tournament angler, joins the Bass University TV to talks about spinnerbait fishing vs. fishing a bladed jig. Lots of people ask, "When to fish a spinnerbait vs. a chatterbait". The answer is really, "When
Bryan Schmitt, who recently finished second in the Bassmaster Open tournament on the Harris Chain in Florida, joins The Bass University to talk about the tackle he uses to fish a swim jig for bass. Bryan talks about the rod size and action he likes, the type and size of
Professional bass tournament fishing pro Bill Lowen loves throwing a swim jig, and has been doing it to catch big bass for over 20 years. He begins by telling the story of how he happened upon the swim jig technique, and how it's help him make cuts in top-level fishing
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.
As a professional bass angler, Edwin Evers is often asked, "What is the best lure?" or "If you had to choose one lure, what would it be?". Bassmaster Classic champion Evers believes, for him, that one lure would be a jig. It's versatile, and can be fishing in all seasons.
Jordan Lee, back-to-back Bassmaster Classic tournament champion, who also recently won the first MLF Bass Pro Tour event, wanted to share some of the information on how he won that tournament. Jordan joined The Bass University in February in Columbus, OH to talk about swim jigs and chatterbaits (or bladed
In the December, 2017 episode of Bass University Live, we welcome 2017 Bassmaster Classic champion Jordan Lee! This episode is dedicated to fishing jigs. Many tournaments are won with this bait, and lots of people swear by it as the go-to big fish/kicker fish bait. There's one problem for the
Legend of the Jordan Lee Comeback Jig
Jordan Lee is the 2017 Bassmaster Classic champion, as we head into the 2018 Bassmaster Classic, Jordan shares details on the bait he used to make his comeback to champion, the Strike King J-Lee Comeback
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite lures for catching post-spawn and summer bass, the swim jig. Mike used a swim jig to win a Federation National tournament early in his career, 1998, on the Red River. Mike loves fishing swim
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
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 "
Bassmaster Classic champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University for the first time to talk about swim jigs. As Mark points out, the chatterbait somewhat displaced the spinnerbait and, perhaps, a more refined version of the chatterbait is the swim jig.
Swim Jig Fishing Equipment
Fishing for bass with a swim jig is
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