Mike Iaconelli takes us on the water to talk the fine points of finesse fishing. He covers everything from setting the hook to how to play the fish on light line in different cover situations.
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.
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
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
In this video, Bassmaster tournament fishing champions Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek talk about attaching a flurocarbon leader to braided line, how to do it, and why you want to do it. Pete shares a great knot for connecting the two directly, and Ike shares some benefits of using a
Bass fishing tournament angler Kurt Dove is back to talk about the technique of fishing the Ned Rig. In early October 2017, Kurt did an Introduction to Ned Rig Fishing class, a "101 class", if you will, where you can learn about the best soft plastics, jig heads, line, rods, reels,
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.
Bass Open tournament angler Pete "The Dean" Gluszek is talks about fishing and catching fish with a finesse crankabit. You may be asking yourself, "What is a finesse crankbait?". Mr. Gluszek explains that a finesse crankbait differs from a regular crankbait in that it usually has a tighter wobble, silent
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
Fred Roumbanis describes scenarios of fishing matted vegetation and offers advice for when to target the bass with either a frog or with flipping jigs and soft plastics. Fred also discusses when and how the bass will use the matted vegetation for cover and to ambush baitfish.
Dave Mansue is a veteran bass fishing tournament angler and BASS Open Champion. In this 40 minute instructional video seminar, Dave will discuss the best tactics and techniques for approaching wood cover. He will help you catch more bass out of wooden cover, like docks, stumps, logs, laydowns & brush
Bass tournament champion Dave Mansue joins Bass University TV on the water to talk about spybaits or spinbaits, however you refer to this finesse hard plastic subsurface bait. Dave Mansue started this tournament year on Lake Amistad, a deep clear water lake. In the past, Dave fished a dropshot, but
Tournament bass fishing champion and guide Pete Gluszek introduces a crankbait he helped design, Pete's Quite Killer. Pete explains why this thin, silent, tight-wobbling crankbait is key when fishing gets tough. This shallow-running crankbait is great to fish in pressured waters around vegetation, blowdown trees, shallow docks and more.
Jesse Wiggins is fishing his 3rd seasons on the professional tournament trail, this year with Major League Fishing. He credits most of his success and his ability to be a professional angler to the shakey head. In this bass fishing class, you will learn:
2:00 Jesse Wiggins's shaky head tackle