Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament pro John Crews is with the Bass University in Tulsa, OK to talk about what makes bass bite? There are many factors that are perhaps over-emphasized in eliciting a strike from a fish, and others are under-empasized. John begins by talking about stepping back and refocusing.
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler John Crews joins The Bass University on the water to talk about the punchshot rig aka Tokyo rig. John starts by talking about the components of the rig: swivel, weights, metal wires, hooks, soft plastic baits, etc. John also briefly shows the difference
Ish Monroe's nickname is the BBS, or "Big Bass Specialist". One of Ish's best specialty techniques for catching tons of big bass is the punching technique. In this class, Ish will walk you through the proper rigging, bait selection, rods, reels, and presentation tactics required to effectively catch more big
Catching big bass during the spawn is a strong strength of Jacob Powroznik. He even won a Bassmaster Elite Series event during 2014 on Toledo Bend with sight-fishing tactics. Jacob describes common scenarios, recommends his best baits, and reveals bed fishing secrets to help you catch more fish during the
Jeff Kriet is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler who has been fishing BASS events for well over 20 years. He has amassed well over $1M in tournament winnings, having finished over half of his tournaments "in the money". In his many years of tournament fishing competition, he has also
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
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
Baby D Bomb and Little John MD – Detailing all of the uses for these confidence baits and why knowing your baits in detail is extremely important.
Professional bass angler, Missile baits pro and fishing guide Dave Manue talks about a great new bait, developed by John Crews, the D Bomb. Dave talks about what makes the D Bomb a special soft plastic bait, particularly for flipping and pitching situations. Mansue also talks about:
Where and how
Mike "Ike" Iaconell is the BASS angler with the longest active Bassmaster Classic qualification streak. He's won a Classic, and AOY title, an Open and come in the top 10 more times that we can quickly tally, between his BASS and FLW fishing tournaments. In this 1hr 20min fishing instructional
A successful FLW Tour angler, and (at the time of this writing) BASS rookie-of-the-year points leader Mark Daniels Jr. (MDJ) has 48 minutes of secrets for fishing heavy cover with finesse baits. Firstly, you may ask, "Why fish heavy cover with finesse baits and light line?". MDJ will talk about
Josh Bertrand has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2013, and some of his favorite fishing is up north in the Great Lakes. In part, because Josh loves catching big 4lb smallmouth consistently, and the Great Lakes is a prime location to land those big smallies. In this
Gerald Swindle goes through his selection process, tackle and techniques when using Lipless Crankbaits. Watch this incredibly entertaining class today and learn Gerald's shortcuts to finding success on and off the water!
Jason Christie will identify factors that trigger the movement of bass from winter patterns and discuss staging areas on various bodies of water. Jason will also break down his four favorite power tactics for catching giant bass during the pre-spawn phase: jerkbaits, spinnerbaits/ bladed jigs, swimbaits, and jigs.