Who better to learn how to go after trophy smallmouth bass than from a guy who has won trophies catching them? JVD understands the ways of life for smallmouth when they grow big. VanDam teaches specifically how to target the big ones.
Tournament bass fishing champion Seth Feider has proven his ability to catch big smallmouth on the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament trail. In this bass fishing instructional video, Seth Feider will discuss catching smallmouth in cold water. September and October are Seth's favorite times to fish for smallmouth bass. In this
The Bass University founder and 17-time consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifier Mike "Ike" Iaconelli conducted a seminar in Kokomo, Indiana about an often-overlooked detail of bass fishing, hooks. The hook and the line are your direct connections to your bait and your fish. Iaconelli discusses how selecting the correct hook for
Bass tournament angler Chris Zaldain loves finesse fishing. One of the reasons is that it catches all kinds of bass, all species (including the commonly saught-after largemouth, smallmouth and spotted varieties) as well as all sizes. Chris shows a photo of a 12lb. largemouth he caught in California with a
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
Previously, bass fishing tournament angler Paul Mueller located some areas of interest in Finesse Swimbait Fishing & Sonar Electronics. In this video, he's up on the deck and fishing for some of the smallmouth bass that he's located with his electronics. This on the water
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
Fred Roumbanis joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about his top 5 favorite ways to finesse fish for bass. Fred is mostly knows as a power fisherman who loves going after big bass with frogs and swimbaits. He laments that not all tournament finishes "in the money"
Bass University TV's Pete Gluszek is on the water to talk about a great year-round techniquefor catching bass. Often fished with a finesse bait, this technique is fished using power fishing equipment. The Carolina rig doesn't just catch small fish, as it's often accused of doing, but it will catch
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water doing some early spring crankbait bass fishing. It's prespawn with changing water conditions that are keeping bass from moving onto the beds to spawn. Mike and Pete discuss the area they're fishing, which has milfoil, along with what baits they're
How do you get the maximum performance, maximum speed or maximum gas mileage from your boat? How do you get to shallow water honey holes? A hydraulic jack plate can help. In this on-the-water video, Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek talk about the benefits of the Atlas hydraulic jack plate. Whether
Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to catch bass? Professional bass tournament angler Mike Iaconelli recommends you try a topwater lure. These baits sit on top of the water, attract fish and often elicit violent strikes. Not sure what topwater bait to use? In this video, Iaconelli
In a previous on the water video, Bass fishing professional Pete Gluszek talked about Tackle You Need for Fishing a Carolina Rig. In this video, Pete talks about the mechanics of fishing a Carolina rig. He starts with discussing the difficulties
Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie Jamie Hartman
In-studio guest Jamie Hartman was in the hunt for multiple wins already this season, and soon the Elites will head north in pursuit of smallmouth bass. Jamie talks about electronics, his compact jig Riot Baits Lil' Creeper Jig