Power fishing vs. finesse presentation can be a tough decision on the water. In this 7-minute on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Classic champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about how, even if a place looks like a great power fishing opportunity, there are situations where a finesse approach might be
Our most popular piece from the 2018 Bassmaster Classic was Munenori Kajiwara talking about Japan Import Tackle. Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick welcome Munenori back for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic with more imported Japanese secret baits for catching bass. Munenori bring everything from ultra-finesse, finesse fishing lures like you've never seen,
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
Missile Baits company owner and Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fisherman John Crews talks with Pete about the Ned rig (aka midwest finesse rig). Learn about the design and color combinations of the Missile Baits Ned Bomb.
0:33 The rig that's helping people catch
Jeff 'Gussy' Gustafson is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler who hails from The Great White North. He's spent most of his life in pursuit of bronzebacks, and his bass fishing experience has translated into solid tournament success as a pro at the top level for nearly a decade.
MLF 2017 Summit Cup Champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about finesse fishing with wacky jigheads. In this 54-minute bass fishing instructional video seminar, you will learn how to catch more bass during times when they aren't really biting.
Main Wacky Rig Topics
Bryan Thrift returned to The Bass University in Gadsden, AL in January. Bryan Thrift is a top FLW bass tournament angler with over $2.5 million dollars in FLW tournament winnings. In this bass fishing class, Thrift is talking about finesse swimbaits. Learn how Thrift is going behind people and catching
By his estimation, Justin Lucas has won between 25% - 33% of his tournament bass fishing money fishing a wacky rig. In this bass fishing instructional video seminar, Justin Lucas shares his favorite 3 ways to wacky rig a soft plastic worm or stick bait. He breaks down the tackle
How and when to use smaller profile baits such as jigs and soft plastics to power flip with for BIG results!
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
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Seth Feider discusses the ultimate finesse bait for smallmouth fishing, hair jigs. If you have clear water, smallmouth and fish 15' of water or less, this seminar is for you! In this video, Seth discusses:
Selecting size and color of marabou jig
Fishing line, rod & reel tackle
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Paul Mueller is back on the water fishing for largemouth bass in cold water in post-frontal conditions. This lakes has a good deal of grass, but not a lot of rock or hard bottom. The water temperature is around 48 degrees with rather windy conditions, so
Josh Bertrand has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2013, and some of his favorite fishing is up north in the Great Lakes. In part, because Josh loves catching big 4lb smallmouth consistently, and the Great Lakes is a prime location to land those big smallies. In this
There's a big misconception within a large portion of the bass fishing community that shaky heads only catch small fish. While they will certainly catch small fish, Bryan Thrift is here to tell you that they catch big, tournament-winning fish as well. In this on the water bass fishing instructional