FLW bass fishing tournament pro Wesley Strader grew up on the Tennessee River, learning to be wood-wise (being aware of what different seasons and events in nature can tell you). In this 44-minute bass fishing instructional video, Strader will share a lifetime of tips, tactics, techniques and secrets for how
JT will walk you through the subtle differences of flipping and pitching in grass mats, that can be the difference in cashing a check and going home empty handed.
Recent Central Open winner and Bassmaster Classic qualifier Cliff Crochet talks about an important aspect of catching bass, the hookset. Cliff will talk about executing proper hooksets while answering the following questions:
What equipment (rod) should I be using to get a good hookset?
Where should my rod be positioned to be
Jeff Gustafson (aka Gussy) is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament with a couple of unique characteristics: he fishes from a Lund aluminum bass boat and he's from Ontario, Canada. Jeff fished in the Bassmaster Classic back in March on Lake Guntersville, and recently finished 12th at the St. Lawrence River where
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
We're not sure if it's a "punchshot" or a "punch shot", but it's sometimes called a "Jika Rig", and it catches bass! Mike Iaconelli shares what he learned about this hot technique from his recent fishing trip to Japan with Morizo Shimizu. In this 23-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler Matt Herren has won over $2m in professional tournament fishing. In this seminar from Gadsden, AL this past winter, Herren joined our in-class training to talk about his approach to flipping & pitching, specifically, "dropping" grass. Matt talks about everthing from the types of
JT Kenney loves to fish for big bass in the grass with a jig. Of course, not all jigs are the same, you don't throw a grass jig in the wood cover, or you can expect to lose that jig. By the same token, you don't tie on a regular
Sometimes when you don't get a hook in a fish, or the fish swipes at the bait, which often happens with reaction baits, like crankbaits, buzzbaits, chatterbaits and spinnerbaits. What do you do to get them in the boat? Sometimes called follow-up baits, these baits are meant to land those
Jared Lintner loves to punch matted vegetation for bass. He grew up fishing grass lakes in California and it's one of his favorite things to do. In this on the water bass fishing class, Jared will talk specifically about the tackle he uses to punch mats.
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Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler and 2017 Bassmaster Northern Open Champion Ott Defoe returns to The Bass University to for another informative seminar on fishing a jig. Professional bass anglers are constantly asked, "If you only had one lure to fish, what would it be?", and most anglers
If you fish bodies of water with a hard bottom, football jigs are a great tool that will help you catch giant bass throughout the year. Ike's in-depth class on fishing football head jigs will cover the history of football jigs, different techniques, recommended gear, jig selection, a cool story
In this on the water bass fishing instruction video, Dave Mansue talks about fishing beaver-style baits, like the Missile Baits D Bomb. This is a great video for beginners as Dave Mansue covers many bass fishing funadamental principles for fishing shallow water cover, like
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,