Bassmaster Elite Series angler Matt Herren returned to The Bass University in Gadsden, AL to discuss an old school bait, that many anglers have put away, and many young anglers have never thrown. Proven fish-catchers, balsa baits have often been displaced by plastic-bodied plugs in the modern tackle box. Learn
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.
2019 Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion Ott Defoe believes heavily in modifying baits. Since he was young, he's been hand-crafting crankbaits and making alterations to baits to increase his condfidence in their fish-catching ability. In this video, Ott Defoe will talk about some of the tweaks that he makes
Wish you could get your Rat-L-Trap and other lipless crankbaits in and around wood cover? Learn how to fish your Rat-L-Traps where fish haven't seen them. Bass Elite Series tournament angler Mark Daniels Jr. talks about modifications
In this seminar, Mike "Ike" Iaconelli teaches you the secrets to locating and catching bass with crankbaits that have helped make him a top Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler. In this 1 hour and 13 minute bass fishing instructional video, Iaconelli will help anglers answer the following questions:
What makes a
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining what he likes in a crankbait rod for each situation he is in.
Lexington, NC cranking legend David Fritts joined The Bass University at the 2019 Bassmaster Classic. David was one of the innovators of offshore cranking, who has won 11 top-level tour events between FLW and BASS and a Bassmaster Classic in 1993. David and Pete reminisce about the times when they
Lipless crankbaits are excellent "numbers" baits, meaning that they can help you catch tons of bass of all sizes! Scott Martin credits lipless crankbaits with helping him catch the most bass compared to any other lure while fishing his home waters in southern Florida. Scott discusses in-depth tips for how
Bassmaster Elite Series bass tournament angler Matt Lee is on the water to discuss strolling a technique that will help get crankbaits down much deeper than their designated depth range. Matt will discuss the limitations of the traditional chunk-n-wind approach to crankbait fishing. He disucsses how to use your trolling
Fred Roumbanis talks about the subject of schooling bass in this fishing educational seminar class video, which was recorded in Kokomo, IN in early 2020. Bass will school by nature, but they are more prone to do it at certain times of year. Follow along as Fred shares some of
Bass Open tournament angler Pete "The Dean" Gluszek is talks about fishing and catching fish with a finesse crankabit. You may be asking yourself, "What is a finesse crankbait?". Mr. Gluszek explains that a finesse crankbait differs from a regular crankbait in that it usually has a tighter wobble, silent
Bassmaster Elite series bass fishing pro Mark Menendez joined The Bass University in January 2020 at Kokomo, Indiana to talk about bass fishing in the winter and in very cold water. In many places you can still fish for bass throughout the winter, learn some of the best tips &
This Bass University TV Live bass fishing talk show was recorded Dec. 21st, 2016 with special guests Kevin VanDam and Gary Klein. Live shows are scheduled about once per month, and are free for anyone to watch. PRO subscribers can ask questions and win prizes during live shows. Be
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