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
Bryan Thrift has been described by fellow pro anglers and fishing media as a dock fishing “machine” for his ability to skip non-conventional dock fishing baits such as buzzbaits under docks and overhanging trees! Bryan understands that presenting your bait effectively is one of the most important elements to catching
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
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Aaron Martens was relatively early to adopt finesse fishing techniques. He fishes them with tournament-winning results and consistency that has won him 3 angler-of-the-year titles. He believes that the drop shot and rhino head (the
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,
Bassmaster Classic Champion and angler-of-the-year bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is talking about a hot new technique that's catching lots of hard-to-catch bass. The technique is spybaiting or fishing spybaits (also spelled "spy baiting" or "spy baits" or known as "spin baits" or "spinbaiting" in different circles). When Mike
Swimbaits are well known for being one of the best BIG BASS baits. Learning more about swimbait tactics is also a great way to take your bass fishing skill-set to the next level! Swimbaits have helped Adrian Avena go from a true bass fishing beginner to a successful FLW
Chris Zaldain is talking about getting the bigger bass bite and winning tournaments. A lot of folks go out and catch limits of decent sized spotted bass, and finish at the back of a tournament pack. If you're ready to take your game to the next level, Chris recommends throwing
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
Focusing on 3 inch to 6 inch swimbaits, Justin will share his expertise on how to use swimbaits throughout the year to land the kicker-sized bass that you are searching for during a tournament!
Finesse swimbaits are among the most natural lures that an angler can present to bass. John Crews describes his best presentations and scenarios for fishing with finesse swimbaits, which can be the difference in catching more bass during tough situations such as cold fronts and fishing pressure.
Ike's class on finesse fishing with soft plastic baits is more than a seminar on how to fish a few finesse presentations. It is an in-depth look at Ike's best techniques for each zone of the water column: Bottom, middle, and top. Mike will also show you how
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
Davy Hite has won big on the Bassmaster Elite Series with big baits. Davy focuses his presentation on his favorite big baits for "head hunting" for quality fish which are Mop Jigs, swimbaits, giant soft plastics, huge crankbaits, and more.