Gerald Swindle is one of our top instructors at The Bass University. His combination of fishing knowledge and wit make for an enjoyable learning experience. Gerald Swindle loves to fish a jig, particularly a ball head jig, but there are other great ways to catch bass. In
Bobby Lane is a Elite Series professional bass tournament angler and first-time on-the-water Bass University instructor. Bobby has won well over $1m in BASS tournaments, including an Elite Series win. He's also made 10 Bassmaster Classic appearances, as of the time of this writing. An impressive resume. On top of
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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water talking about vibrating jigs. When, where and how to throw them to be the most effective.
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)
In this hour + on water bass fishing class, Gerald Swindle talks about the equipment needed and demonstrates the technique of flipping grass. Swindle talks about baits, rods, reels. etc. that you will need to flip for bass in the grass. With nearly an hour of demonstration of the technique,
JT Kenney is on the water to talk about the tackle he uses and demonstrate how to fish the Mag Ned rig, which is an upscaled Ned rig, using the Nichols JT Magnum Ned Rig Jig Head. If you've ever wanted to
Tournament bass fishing anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water explaining how they like to breakdown docks. Pete discusses how to approach docks differently based on their construction and how he approaches floating docks. Mike talks about what areas to target first, what parts to
Pete "The Dean of the Bass University" Gluszek is on the water to talk about the Storm Arashi Cover Pop Topwater Popper. Fishing at dusk is a great time to for topwater lures and Pete demonstrates 2 different ways to fish the bait to
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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining what he likes in a crankbait rod for each situation he is in.
In this video, bass fishing tournament angler Kurt Dove talks about fishing jerkabits in every season. He talks about how largemouth and smallmouth differ in the summer. He discusses the areas that are key for locating smallmouth bass and the depths to target with the bait. Kurt shares the details
Mark Zona is back on the water to talk about fishing topwater poppers, like Strike King HC KVD Splash Popper and pencil baits (walk-the-dog-style baits) like Strike King KVD Sexy Dawg. He talks about how he utilizes each bait during
In this 20-minute on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, FLW angler and Bassmaster Elite Series tournament rookie Mark Daniels Jr. talks about one of his favorite baits, the original Rat-L-Trap.
Rat-L-Trap Fishing Basics
Daniels starts by talking about Rat-L-Trap basics for beginners, like color and size selection. There are