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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water showing everyone how he breaks down an area and makes it smaller and smaller until he narrows it down onto the "sweet spot."
FLW Lake Seminole champion Brian Latimer joins The Bass University to talk about rigging Elaztech baits (like Z-man soft plastics). These baits are known for being flexible and durable, and Brian has some tips to help you get the most out of your Elaztech soft
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
Have problems with rust stains on your expensive fishing plugs? Crankbaits, jerkbaits and other hard baits are expensive, and you don't want to toss them just because you got a little rain in your tackle box. In this video, Pete "The Dean of the Bass University" Gluszek shares 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,
In the December, 2017 episode of Bass University Live, we welcome 2017 Bassmaster Classic champion Jordan Lee! This episode is dedicated to fishing jigs. Many tournaments are won with this bait, and lots of people swear by it as the go-to big fish/kicker fish bait. There's one problem for the
Major League Fishing bass fishing tournament pro Mike "Ike" Iaconelli loves to fish topwater frogs. They produce explosive bites, so they're fun, but they're also great for casting and fishing in places where other lures aren't an option. Some vegetation severely limits your lures selection, but topwater frogs, with their
Bassmaster Elite Series champion Paul Mueller joins The Bass University in this bass fishing video interview to talk about Ned rigging. Paul shares some of his favorite baits for this technique and other tackle he uses to get a good finesse presentation.
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Professional bass tournament anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek break down the typical main lake point and talk about what makes up a sweet spot (current, contour, bottom composition, etc.), where fish will group together and feed. Since Ike and Pete catch several fish in one specific area, it's important
If you're interested in swinging head / wobble head fishing, you'll want to check out this on the water bass fishing class with Mark Zona. Zona throws a Strike King Tour Grade Tungsten Swing Football Head most of the
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
Mark Zona return to The Bass University on the water to talk about when to use a walking pencil-style topwater bait (like the Megabass Dog-X Diamante) vs a topwater chugger or popper (like a Strike King HC KVD Splash Popper).
Mike Iaconelli explains why vibrating jigs have become a key lure choice for many situations throughout the year. He will look at picking the right vibrating jig, where and when to throw them, retrieve techniques, trailer selection and correct gear choice.