Lots of people ask professional bass fishing tourmanent champion Mike Iaconelli, "When should I switch from power fishing to finesse fishing techniques?". Power fishing is fishing baits fast, big heavy jigs in cover, winding and ripping big crankbait or spinnerbaits, etc. This is Ike's favorite way to fish. In this
BASS tournament anglers Mike "Ike" Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water talking about what shallow water anchors, like Power-Poles, are and how to use them. The are a great tool for targeting spawning fish on the bed, but it's helpful in many other shallow water fishing situations. Very often
Gerald Swindle is on the water to share a technique that will help you keep your rods from getting tangled together. Have you ever gone to pick up a rod to make a quick cast, or tried to retrieve a rod and reel from your rod locker only to find
In the Spring of 2020, we started publishing our new series called the BUcket List, where we visit top bass fishing destinations with professional tournament anglers and talk with local guides. In this bonus footage, program director Justin Kimmel and "The Dean" Pete Gluszek are out on Chickamauga taking in
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining how he like to use a jerkbait, and why it drives bass into biting.
Most anglers refer to powershotting as a technique with baitcasting tackle and heavier line. Mark Zona's definition is more like power dropshotting. You're still using spinning tackle, but you're power fishing. Watch this full 22-minute video to learn more.
0:46 Traditional powershotting vs. Zona's powershotting (power dropshotting)
One of the most important decisions to make when fishing, which often determines to tournament wins or losses, is the decision of when to stay and when to leave. In this on the water bass fishing instructional video tournament anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek will discuss:
Positive fishing conditions
In this on-the-water bass fishing video, Pete Gluszek talks about one of his favorite things to do, fish for smallmouth. Specifically fishing tidal rivers for smallmouth bass. If you fish tidal rivers, like the Hudson River or Delaware River this video will help you learn how to catch smallmouth and
Oliver Ngy from Big Bass Dreams has been hunting trophy bass for a big part of his life. In 2021, he's fishing Bassmaster Open tournaments. In this on the water bass fishing class, Oliver dials it back from giant West Coast trophy swimbaits and talks about getting
Big fish Bobby Lane is here to share some tips on fishing a swimbait, but probably not the way most people fish a swimbait. Only big heavy rods, fast baitcaster reels, braided line and flipping hooks for this type of swimbait fishing. That's because Bobby Lane is fishing heavy shallow
In this on the water bass fishing video class, "The Dean" of The Bass University Pete Gluszek, is out fishing over matted vegetation with 2 highly-effective summer fishing lures, a hollow body frog and a buzz toad. While these 2 baits are both
How many times have you see birds diving in a feeding frenzy on your home lake? In this video, filmed in the early spring on Lake Hartwell, Brian Latimer spots some bass schooling on threadfin shad. B-Lat discusses how Hartwell is perceived as a blueback herring lake, and how that
What are wake baits? Bass fishing tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli describes them as a cross between a topwater and a diving crankbait. In this 15-minute bass fishing video, Iaconelli will discuss the different types of wake baits (including the Rapala DT Fat, Mann's
Join Professional Angler Pete "The Dean Gluszek" on the water as he hangs out with one of the best young anglers Matt Lee. They are on the water discussing how to breakdown some structure and cover, as well as some tactics and techniques.