Bass fishing tournament champion Mike Iaconelli is on the water about a secret bait and technique being used to catch big bass. Known as "flutter spoon fishing" or "structure spoon fishing", this technique of fishing a large cupped spoon is used to fish mid-to-deep depths.
Bass University instructor, Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler and Lowrance Pro Staff member Jamie Hartman is on the water talking about using Lowrance sonar electronics. In this video, Jamie will teach you how to setup your Lowrance for video game fishing, catching fish real-time that are directly under your boat.
Ever seen a smallmouth following your bait, only to have them lose interest as you slow down your lure retrieve to further entice the interested bass? Tidal river expert and avid smallmouth fisherman Pete "The Dean" Gluszek share tips, tricks and secrets to make smallmouth stop looking at your bait
If you follow tournament bass fishing, you know that a lot of tournaments are won fishing tailraces (the area just below a hydroelectric dam). You may wonder what attracts bass to this area, why bass are easier to target in tailraces, or how pros catch bass and win tournaments in
Andrew Upshaw scored 2 big wins in his tournament career in 2019, he won a pro circuit event on Charokee Lake and a FLW Series Championship on Lake Cumberland. In both events he targeted primarily smallmouth bass, but he employed a different approach for his Cherokee Lake win in the spring and
In this on-the-water video from the Bass University Valut, which was remastered in 2021, Mike Iaconelli talks about a different way to fish a Texas rig. With a speed worm (aka swim worm), you can use a paddle tail or cut paddle tail worm to get buzzing action on the
BASS Open Champion Pete Gluszek will teach you how to catch spawning bass that you can't see. In this 16-minute on-the-water fishing class, Pete Gluszek in the backwater areas of a river, where you might normally sight fish, but since the water is stained, he'll teach you how to blind
Mark Zona has done countless instructional videos on the traditional way of fishing a tube, a tube and an exposed hook jighead pushed up into the cavity of the tube. Today, he's joined The Bass University to talk about another way to fish a tube for bass.
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In this episode of BU Vault, Jeff has fished up some juicy on the water swim jig tips with Mike and Pete. Learn about swim jig fishing, where it originated, great places and times to fish it, the tackle you'll need, selecting the right swim jig and customizing it out
Gerald Swindle, 2-time BASS angler-of-the-year, is on the water with The Bass University to talk about catching summer fish on ledges. Gerald points on that he has a lineup of various baits that he uses to get strikes from bass in the summer on deep ledges, but that often he
Recently Paul Mueller smashed some smallmouth he located with his Garmin units. Now he's out in the cold and clear water fishing for largemouth. The current water temperature is 48 degrees, but Paul doesn't believe that's too cold
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler James Elam is talking about flipping and pitching cover. These techniques (also known as flippin' and pitchin') can be done in a variety of locations, not just shallow or muddy waters, though that's what most people invision, par.ticularly with flipping. James starts by talking
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
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