While some top-level bass fishing tournament trails have outlawed the umbrella rig, and some states have a limit of the number of baits that can have hooks, the umbrella rig (aka Alabama rig) is a great way to catch numbers of fish and trigger bites from big bass. The rig
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are live discussing Randall Tharp's Flipping and Pitching, and Todd Faircloth's Grass Fishing seminars.
FLW Pro bass fishing tournament angler James Watson starts off this 52-minute seminar with a quick tip for fishing jigs using the O-Wacky Tool and keeping your baits from getting tangled. Then James goes on to share nearly an hour of boat dock fishing information!
Pete Gluszek is on Toledo Bend to talk about "The Spawn Season" and locating spawning bass when fishing in stained water. Pete discusses what he looks for to know that the fish are headed to the spawning areas, including the main lake water temperature. Pete talks about other things that
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite lures for catching post-spawn and summer bass, the swim jig. Mike used a swim jig to win a Federation National tournament early in his career, 1998, on the Red River. Mike loves fishing swim
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
Mike "Ike" Iaconell is the BASS angler with the longest active Bassmaster Classic qualification streak. He's won a Classic, and AOY title, an Open and come in the top 10 more times that we can quickly tally, between his BASS and FLW fishing tournaments. In this 1hr 20min fishing instructional
Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to catch bass? Professional bass tournament angler Mike Iaconelli recommends you try a topwater lure. These baits sit on top of the water, attract fish and often elicit violent strikes. Not sure what topwater bait to use? In this video, Iaconelli
We've all been there. You're out on the lake and the bass won't bite anything. You've got tackle all over the boat, you've tied on every lure you bought since 2000, and you're not getting any bites. Mark Zona has some advice for you about how to decrease the frustration and
Bryan Thrift has won over $2.5M in professional bass fishing tournaments, primarily with the FLW Tour. He has 10 FLW wins and 63 top ten tournament finishes. A lot of his success has come from fishing various types of brush from brush under docks to offshore brush on humps and
For the first time presenting with The Bass University, Zona's Awesome Fishing Show host Mark Zona was in Kokomo, Indiana to talk about fishing docks differently. Mark Zona is an experienced bass angler, Bassmaster sportscaster/commentator/emcee and entertaining fishing show host. He's all about learning and consuming any information he can that
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 bass fishing video, FLW professional tournament angler JT Kenney "The Grass Wizard" breaks down different types of baits for targetting different types of grass. Kenney talks about which baits have the best efficiency (coming through the grass) and productive (hook-up percentage). JT Kenney goes in depth about jigs,
John Murray is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass angler, fishing competitively since he was 13. He spent most of his early career fishing on the West Coast, around Lake Mead, which is very clear. In that enviroment, he was able to really study bass behavior, so he was able to