John Crews is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass angler, but he also is owner and lure designer of Missile Baits company. With many successful soft plastics to his company's credit, including the Missile Baits Baby D Bomb Creature
Jamie Hartman fishes the Bassmaster Elite Series and is a master at fishing finesse baits, as evidened by top finishes on some pressured clear lakes on the 2017 tournament trail. In this on the water video, Hartman talks about one of the most popular finesse techniques, the dropshot (or drop
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
Keep up with the latest trends with the dropshot technique with Shaw Grigsby. As can be seen with several Major League Fishing pro anglers, dropshotting as evolved into a powerful technique for catching inactive fish in shallow water, even around heavy cover.
In this remastered bass fishing instructional class video seminar, Gerald Swindle, aka G-Man, is sharing with The Bass University students how the simple way of how to fish a jig. Gerald shares his approach to color selection, sizes, trailer selection, rod selection, reel speed, line choice, skirt materials and other considerations
In this 53-minute instructional video, legendary bass tournament fisherman Gary Klein talks about how to fish with soft plastic baits (worms, lizards, craws, tubes, etc.) to catch bass. Gary Klein is a great educator, with an intimate knowledge of the history of bass
Jared Lintner joined The Bass University in Columbus, Ohio to share some West Coast tips for fishing a powershot. Not all situations allow for a 6-8lb. line and spinning tackle. On lakes with more dense cover, sometimes, you'll need to beef up your tackle to go after bass with the
If you want to catch more fish in tough conditions, but don't want to noodle around all day with 6lb line and a tiny worm, Aaron Martens has some suggestions for a nice compromise that will have your covering water quickly, potentially with baitcasting tackle, and catching bass that may
Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water teaching you about one of the most popular finesse tactics out right now, the dropshot.
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)
Do you want to learn how to consistently catch more bass? Dropshotting is definitely the technique to master and it will help you catch more fish throughout the year, especially in tough fishing conditions! The dropshot technique is definitely a major strength for top west coast pro angler Brett Hite.
Lots of anglers are now depending on their electronics to locate bass. While electronics are a piece of the puzzle, Bassmaster Elite Series angler John Crews prefers to find his bass with a rod and reel, cranking high percentage areas. John likes to seek and destroy with both shallow and
Fishing for shallow smallmouth bass in the Summer is one of Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Seth Feider's favorite ways to catch bass. Seth explains that most anglers know to fish for smallmouth in the spring during the prespawn and spawning periods, but the bass that stay shallow throughout the summer
In this bass fishing instructional video seminar, Major League Fishing professional bass tournament angler Mark Daniels Jr. joins The Bass University in Tulsa, OK to talk about fine-tuned finesse bass fishing. MDJ got introduced to finesse fishing when he started getting his butt kicked only using power fishing techniques his