Bassmaster angler of the year Brandon Palaniuk joined The Bass University in Lawrenceburg, IN to teach a class he called "Drop Shot 101". Brandon estimates that he's won about $300,000 in fishing a drop shot rig in bass fishing tournaments. In this class, you will learn:
What is a drop shot
Mike Iaconelli joins The Bass University to talk about one of the most exciting parts about bass fishing, hooking and landing the fish. You've fished the lure, you've gotten the bite, what do you do next? Mike is here to talk about how to set the hook, how to fight
Jason Christie will identify factors that trigger the movement of bass from winter patterns and discuss staging areas on various bodies of water. Jason will also break down his four favorite power tactics for catching giant bass during the pre-spawn phase: jerkbaits, spinnerbaits/ bladed jigs, swimbaits, and jigs.
Bass tournament angler Pete Gluszek feels like the Carolina rig gets a bad rap. He's here to convert the haters, and get everyone fishing this monster fish-catching rig.
Shortcuts to Carolina Rig Fishing Topics:
0:50 - What is a Carolina rig?
2:25 - Why is a Carolina rig different?
How do I know the right lure to select for fishing for bass? So, you just got started fishing, and you've got an empty tackle box. You go to the tackle store and you're overwhelmed by the number of options. Do you really need all these baits to catch a bass?
The how, why, when, where, and what of chunkin' and windin' shallow crankbaits to put more fish in the boat.
Mike Iaconelli takes us on the water to talk the fine points of finesse fishing. He covers everything from setting the hook to how to play the fish on light line in different cover situations.
Frogs are well known for catching big bass and to Fred Roumbanis, frogs are the tool that have helped him climb the professional bass tournament ladder. Fred will discuss the proper tackle and gear, but you will also gain insight into how Fred chooses frogs to match other wildlife throughout
All aspects of flipping and pitching around wood, docks, grass, and everything else.
Based on water temperature changes throughout the year, Mark will explain the various cranking techniques and crankbait selection tips that are appropriate for the conditions that you face on a body of water.
Strategies and preparation for finding fish on unfamiliar waters.
Justin covers how the extremely effective wacky rig technique will help you to catch more bass in a variety of situations, all the ways to rig baits, and tips that he has used to catch bass all over the United States.
Topwater magician Bernie Schultz offers an incredibly in-depth look at fishing with walking baits, poppers, prop baits, and buzzbaits.
Shaw Grigsby explains when to catch bass with baits that float or are retrieved along the surface, such as topwater walkers, poppers, wake baits, frogs, buzz baits, floating jerkabits (hard and soft), and more. Shaw also shares advice for more situations where you can use these baits to catch