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
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
BASS Elite Series anglers join Mike "Ike" Iaconelli for The Bass University Live from ICAST 2018. John Crews, owner or Missile Bait company and Caleb Sumrall, 6th Sense pro join Mike Iaconelli at ICAST 2018
Bassmaster tournament bass fishing 2-time champion John Murray shares some information about the quickly-developing area of fishing for suspended bass. Ever wonder why this fish in the tank at Bass Pro are often just sitting in the open area water in the middle of that tank, when there's perfect cover
Learning as much as you can about the fishing lures that you use is critical to consistently catching good bass! John Crews' class is an incredible in-depth look into his best lures that he relies on with specifics on the why, when, how, where, and when questions.
Fred Roumbanis, a frequent Bass University instructor, joins Pete at The Bass University Live booth at iCast 2017 to talk about his new Optimum Baby Boom swimbait, which will be available from Tackle Warehouse in August. This swimbait is 4.5" long, where the original was 6". Watch this video to
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
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
Gary Klein covers different types of environments in which the fish live during each season. Gary then instructs about his top approaches to each situation.
Smallmouth Bass are notorious for their ability to move and become difficult to relocate. Jonathon VanDam’s knowledge of the seasonal movements of smallmouth bass will help you save valuable time so that you can spend less time searching and more time catching big brown bass!
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
Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike "Ike" Iaconelli discusses the swim worming/speed worming power fishing technique.
Swim Worming Part 1:
The Speed Worm Technique
Mike demonstrates the retrieve, presentation and how to make variations for a natural presentation to elicit strikes from big bass. Iaconelli also shares his favorite times to fish the
Jason Christie joins The Bass University for another information bass fishing seminar. In this video, Jason Christie talks about breaking down a body of water. This focuses on a new body of water, but often applying these principles to places you fish all the time, to help break your pattern.
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