Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water doing some early spring crankbait bass fishing. It's prespawn with changing water conditions that are keeping bass from moving onto the beds to spawn. Mike and Pete discuss the area they're fishing, which has milfoil, along with what baits they're fishing
After winning the 2019 Bassmaster Classic, Ott Defoe was gracious enough to take us out for an hour of live bass fishing! Ott talks about his Bassmaster Classic experience, having a tough second tournament day, and how that drove him to make big changes on day 3, which led to his
Jamie Hartman is back with The Bass University to talk about fishing finesse jigs. A finesse jig is a very versatile bait that catches a lot of fish. Whether it's a smallmouth, largemouth or spotted bass, they will all bite a finesse jig. If you're looking for a great alternative
When the spawn phase is over, it can be a very good time to fish with hard baits in order to catch big female bass that are feeding aggressively after the spawn. Ish Monroe discusses his best topwaters, crankbaits, swimbaits, and jerkbaits for this time of year with specific information
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler and 2017 Bassmaster Northern Open Champion Ott Defoe returns to The Bass University to for another informative seminar on fishing a jig. Professional bass anglers are constantly asked, "If you only had one lure to fish, what would it be?", and most anglers
It's autumn and Adrian Avena is here to tell you how to successfully catch bass while many other outdoor enthusiasts are headed into the woods for hunting season. In the fall, shad start to migrate from the main channels into the backs of creeks. It's a great time to target
The Bass University founder and 17-time consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifier Mike "Ike" Iaconelli conducted a seminar in Kokomo, Indiana about an often-overlooked detail of bass fishing, hooks. The hook and the line are your direct connections to your bait and your fish. Iaconelli discusses how selecting the correct hook for
The Bass University welcomes 2019 Bassmaster Classic Champion Ott Defoe to our classes in Gadsden, AL in the winter of 2020. Ott loves to fish the prespawn and his favorite tools are crankbaits. In this bass fishing educational class seminar, Defoe talks about the differences in lipless and diving crankbaits
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament pro Jamie Hartman is back on the water to talk about a killer smallmouth technique using a jig he helped design. The bait is called a Riot Baits Lil' Creeper Jig. In this 13-minute instructional video, Jamie discusses the equipment
Jared Lintner loves to fish a lipless crankbait, and his favorite bait in this lure type is the Jackall TN. This class was filmed in January, on lake Seminole after Jared had finished well fishing a lipless crankbait in the first MLF Bass
Tournament bass fishing champion and guide Pete Gluszek introduces a crankbait he helped design, Pete's Quite Killer. Pete explains why this thin, silent, tight-wobbling crankbait is key when fishing gets tough. This shallow-running crankbait is great to fish in pressured waters around vegetation, blowdown trees, shallow docks and more.
Shin Fukae joined Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick at the 2019 Bassmaster Classic. Pete starts off by asking about Shin's experience with MLF, BASS and FLW and what tour he prefers and the MLF tournament season to-date. Pete then invites Shin to talk about some cutting edge baits and techniques.
Want to learn how to catch bass limits in minutes during the spring/early summer? In this bass fishing video, Bassmaster Elite Series Champion Ott Defoe will teach you how to take advantage of the bass all-you-can-eat buffet known as "the bait spawn". On many lakes, this is the shad spawn,
What are highland reservoirs, and how do I catch bass in them? Primarily, highland reservoirs are characterized by their deep, clear water with steep banks, which are often composed of rock, like Cherokee Lake. In this bass fishing instructional video seminar, Bassmaster tournament fisherman Ott Defoe will help you build