Recent MLF bass fishing tournament winner Skeet Reese joins The Bass University to talk about a technique largely attributed to being invented and developed by Dee Thomas, a West Coast angler. That technique is flipping. Skeet talks about learning to flip on the California Delta, and how intimidating Dee Thomas
Professional bass tournament fishing angler James Elam is back to talk about fishing shallow cover, primarily flipping and pitching jigs and creature baits, but also testing the waters with a spinnerbait and a topwater frog.
The first thing he's going to do is discuss how he approaches the cover. Learn tips
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
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Ott Defoe joins the Bass University in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Most anglers think of larger baits when they think about swimbaits. Ott Defoe categorizes small swimbaits as a bait that is 4" or less, and they can be deadly for catching bass.
Ott starts the seminar by
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
A successful FLW Tour angler, and (at the time of this writing) BASS rookie-of-the-year points leader Mark Daniels Jr. (MDJ) has 48 minutes of secrets for fishing heavy cover with finesse baits. Firstly, you may ask, "Why fish heavy cover with finesse baits and light line?". MDJ will talk about
In this 3-part bass fishing instructional video, professional bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite techniques, fishing matted vegetation (or any other type of heavy matted floating cover).
Video 1: Punching Heavy Cover Tackle and Technique
Iaconelli starts by talking about punching components, which include, but are
Kurt Dove is an accomplished BASS and FLW tournament angler and Lake Amistad fishing guide. Today, he's on the water to discuss a little rig that catching lots of bass. It's called the Ned rig. This simple finesse lure is great for fishing clear water and pressured/innactive bass. In this
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
Lots of people ask professional bass fishing tourmanent champion Mike Iaconelli, "When should I switch from power fishing to finesse fishing techniques?". Power fishing is fishing baits fast, big heavy jigs in cover, winding and ripping big crankbait or spinnerbaits, etc. This is Ike's favorite way to fish. In this
Finesse swimbaits are among the most natural lures that an angler can present to bass. John Crews describes his best presentations and scenarios for fishing with finesse swimbaits, which can be the difference in catching more bass during tough situations such as cold fronts and fishing pressure.
Michael Iaconelli (aka Ike), the 2003 Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion, new MLF Bass Pro Tour angler and host of "Fish My City" on Nat Geo WILD joins The Bass University TV on the water to talk about his emergency plan when a day of fishing is going off
Recent MLF 2017 Summit Cup Champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about finesse fishing with wacky jigheads. In this 54-minute bass fishing instructional video, you will learn how to catch more bass during times when they aren't really biting.
Why fish a finesse wacky
Gerald Spohrer begins by about why he thinks so many top-level bass fishing tournament anglers come from Gonzales, Louisiana. Primarily though, Gerald is talking about flipping and bushes, particularly how fish uses the bushes from pre-spawn through the spawn. Gerald discusses how the bass will hold around the bushes, when they