Bass University Live Segment 1
Bassmaster Elite Series angler, and recent top-finisher at Ross Barnett, Jonathan VanDam (JVD) joins Mike Iaconelli, Pete Gluszek, Brian "The Carpenter" and Eric the Intern on the first segment of May's Bass U Live. Jonathan talks a good deal about jerkbait fishing and answers several
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler Carl Jocumsen is in Tulsa, OK to talk about one of his favorite ways to target big bass, fishing with big swimbaits. Carl has been known to fish "keeper-sized" swimbaits (baits over 12" in length) in pursuit of giant bass. Watch this nearly 1 hour
Oliver Ngy from Big Bass Dreams has been hunting trophy bass for a big part of his life. In 2021, he's fishing Bassmaster Open tournaments. In this on the water bass fishing class, Oliver dials it back from giant West Coast trophy swimbaits and talks about getting
FLW Tour angler Rob Jordan joins Pete Gluszek to talk about spotted bass in Lake Hartwell and Lake Lanier. Each year the spotted bass get bigger and bigger. Rob and Pete talk about how the spotted bass relate to the blueback herring and Rob shows off some new tackle that
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
Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water teaching you about one of the most popular finesse tactics out right now, the dropshot.
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.
Matt Herren loves to catch bass, after fishing for 5 big bites in BASS tournaments, he wants to go catch lots of fish. Spotted bass are healthy feeders, and almost any fisherman can have fun catching (50) 2-4lb spotted bass a day! This bass fishing video instructional and educational seminar
John Murray was in Boxborough, MA a few years back to share some of his favorite lures and techniques for catching smallmouth bass. Some are "old school" techniques that he learned growing up, and they still catch fish. There are also the "new school" techniques that are more finesse-oriented. In
Mike Iaconelli conducts Bass University's first Rap Session with 2x Bassmaster Classic champion Jordan Lee. Iaconelli asks 5 bass fishing questions, and Jordan provides his response.
0:40 Growing up, did you ever attend a Bass University class?
1:23 How does it feel to be a Bass University instructor?
Chris Zaldain did well fishing Megabass Magdraft Swimbaits at the 2019 Bassmaster Classic, in fact, he weighed in the biggest bag of the week. The Magdraft is intended to get tournament-winning bites, it starts at 6 inches and goes up to 10". Learn lots of tips for
Wesley Strader doesn't like fishing a weightless Senko. To him, it's like watching paint dry. Unfortunately, we can't always fish the way we would like to, conditions don't always permit Strader to go down the bank with a power technique. Sometimes you have to slow down, but it doesn't mean
Kevin VanDam prefers to use heavier-than-average weights when it comes to fishing tubes and finesse swimbaits. Like everything else within his finesse fishing arsenal, Kevin's approach is to make more casts, create contact with the cover and generate reaction strikes from larger bass. Tubes and Finesse Swimbaits work almost anywhere
Recent Bassmaster Elite Series Lake Eufaula and Major League Fishing Kissimmee Chain bass fishing tournament champions Buddy Gross and Jordan Lee join The Bass University LIVE! to talk discuss offshore bass fishing and their recent tournament wins.
20:14 Bassmaster Elite Series Lake Eufaula champion Buddy Gross