Who better to learn how to go after trophy smallmouth bass than from a guy who has won trophies catching them? JVD understands the ways of life for smallmouth when they grow big. VanDam teaches specifically how to target the big ones.
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, Bassmaster tournament fisherman Ott Defoe will help you build a
Bassmaster Elite Series bass tournament angler and smallmouth expert Seth Feider joins Pete Gluszek and The Bass University at ICAST 2018. Seth talks about some smallmouth secrets, like what conditions to expect to find smallmouth up shallow and looking for food. Pete and Seth talk about their success or lack
When the water temps drop into the low 40’s an angler must adjust his approach. Pete talks in-depth on lures and technique that deliver in the dead of winter. Learn about The Silver Buddy, hair jigs, A-rig and the Rapala Jigging Rap
Catching a giant smallmouth bass aka "Smallie" may be one of the most exciting things about bass fishing! Smallies are well known for being very aggressive and a blast to catch; they are also notorious for being difficult to locate from day to day. Consistently catching these big Smallmouths is
Starting today (July 26, 2018) the Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament was scheduled to begin on the Upper Chesapeake. Ultimately, it was rescheduled because the flooding and floating debris were out of control. The question still remains, what do you do when faced with flooded waters? The Dean of
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
Why does BASS Open champion Pete Gluszek love the fall? Firstly, less fishing pressure! People are out hunting, back in school and preparing for the holidays, which means fewer anglers out trying to catch bass. Also, fish are moving and feeding up. In this video, Pete will answer the following
Mark Zona presented this bass fishing instructional seminar in Kokomo, Indiana. In this 48-minute video, Mark is talking about smallmouth bass in lakes. Zona is an accomplished angler, but he's also spent time fishing 1-on-1 with the best anglers in the world, and with all that experience, he has a load of
Seth Feider loves catching smallmouth, and he proved it by finishing 1st and 2nd in the last two events of the 2016 BASS Elite Season. Unbelieveably, Feider's smallmouth averaged over 5lbs. each on Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake, where he caught 76lbs. 5oz. with 15 fish at the 2016 Toyota Bassmaster
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Paul Mueller is back on the water fishing for largemouth bass in cold water in post-frontal conditions. This lakes has a good deal of grass, but not a lot of rock or hard bottom. The water temperature is around 48 degrees with rather windy conditions, so
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler Jonathon VanDam grew up in Michigan and is very familiar with fishing big water for bass. In this instructional seminar, VanDam talks about fishing the Great Lakes.
What will I learn from a Great Lake fishing master in this 45-minute video?
Equipment - The first thing to
Catching Winter Bass with KVD
Cold Water Fishing with Crankbaits and Jerkbaits
7-time BASS angler-of-the-year, 4-time Bassmaster Classic champion & 2001 FLW angler-of-the-year Kevin VanDam aka KVD has over $6m in career bass fishing tournament earnings. In this seminar, his first with The Bass University, VanDam discusses cold water power fishing tactics, which
Todd Faircloth shares his strategies for understanding bass movements and positioning among various types of grass/ vegetation during the winter and spring of the year. Then, Todd describes each detail about his best tactics and baits for catching these big grass bass in cold water situations and when the