Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler John Crews joins The Bass University on the water to talk about the punchshot rig aka Tokyo rig. John starts by talking about the components of the rig: swivel, weights, metal wires, hooks, soft plastic baits, etc. John also briefly shows the difference
An in-depth breakdown for fishing with crankbaits from deep to shallow.
Knoxville, Tennessee's Ott DeFoe has a talent for locating/ catching bass in river systems and also up the feeder creeks and rivers on lakes. Ott analyzes when, where, and how to find bass "up river". He also breaks down his best methods for catching these fish.
Focusing on 3 inch to 6 inch swimbaits, Justin will share his expertise on how to use swimbaits throughout the year to land the kicker-sized bass that you are searching for during a tournament!
Fred Roumbanis shares pro tricks and secrets for the latest lure modifications which can help your bait with an improved or unique action, sounds, colors, and other. Improve the action and attraction of your baits with scent, dye, hardware, and other lure customization products.
Greg Hackney provides an in-depth presentation of how he uses sonar and GPS electronics to locate bass in shallow water, deep water, and among various types of cover and structure. Greg also explains the details of the latest innovations in sonar such as side imaging, down imaging, key settings,
When the water temperatures get hot, the bass fishing can cool down. Pete Gluszek discusses the techniques that he often uses to trigger strikes from lethargic summer bass. Pete also covers effective patterns that dominate summer time conditions including: feeder creek patterns, docks, ledges, matted vegetation, and topwater triggers.
Fred Roumbanis will go through how to utilize crankbaits to their full effectiveness with advanced crankbait techniques.
Mike Iaconelli's class on locating bass quickly and breaking down new bodies of water is one of the most important topics in bass fishing! Most anglers fish new bodies of water each year and all anglers have at least one thing in common, which is we all want to catch
Randy says that the mid-depths of the water column are the most overlooked and he will show you his best crankbaits. Randy will also share his knowledge of the latest innovations in sound technology with crankbaits.
How, where, and when to use those great fish-catchers.
2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Matt Herren joined The Bass University for the first time as an instructor in Gadsden, Alabama. Matt is a long-time bass tournament angler who has been fishing the Elite Series since 2009 and BASS invitationals since 1994! Matt spent many of his formative years fishing
Bassmaster angler of the year Brandon Palaniuk joined The Bass University in Lawrenceburg, IN to teach a class he called "Drop Shot 101". Brandon estimates that he's won about $300,000 in fishing a drop shot rig in bass fishing tournaments. In this class, you will learn:
What is a drop shot
Understanding the sonar electronics on your boat is an extremely important component to locating bass throughout the year. Tennessee's Ott DeFoe has a great amount of experience using electronics to locate bass and most importantly, he is one of the best instructors for teaching others about how they can