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
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
Mentally Winning Bass Tournaments Main Topics
5:55 In tournament bass fishing, what separates the good from the great?
13:00 Glass half-full approach
20:20 Tips for how to be mentally tough
27:45 Mentally preparing for a bass fishing trip or tournament
43:25 Stop 1
The Bass University founder and 17-time consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifier Mike "Ike" Iaconelli conducted a seminar in Kokomo, Indiana about an often-overlooked detail of bass fishing, hooks. The hook and the line are your direct connections to your bait and your fish. Iaconelli discusses how selecting the correct hook for
Mike Iaconelli is back with The Bass University for another installment of Bass University Basics. In this video, Mike "Ike" Iaconelli will help you select the right size lure for the season, conditions, forage size, etc. You'll learn all the important considerations of "match the hatch". Learn how water clarity
In this 3-part on-the-water instructional fishing video, Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek discuss fishing topwater frogs for bass.
Frog Fishing: Part 1
Equipment & Walking the Dog
Pete Gluszek talks about the finer details of walking the dog that he learned from fishing with Ish Monroe. Mike talks about the preferred equipment setup
iCast 2019, the biggest sport fishing tradeshow in the world, wrapped up last week. Mike Iaconelli, Pete Gluszek and Brian "The Carpenter" from Ike Live discuss some of the best bass fishing tackle from the show. Check out the iCast 2019 Bass University awards:
9:04 The year of
Lake Champlain BUcket List Episode 1 & Lake Champlain BUcket List Episode 2 focused a lot on Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek's history with Champlain and what makes it such a great bass fishery. In this episode, we're going
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining how he like to use a jerkbait, and why it drives bass into biting.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro, husband and recent home owner Car Jocumsen joins The Bass University to talk about fishing glide baits, particularly what part they play in his tournament fishing success. Learn when, where and how to fish glide baits in tournaments for maximum effectiveness.
0:24 Carl Jocumsen talks
Tournament bass fishing anglers Mike "Ike" Iaconelli & Pete Gluszek welcome you to Bass University Basics. What is Bass University Basics? People are discovering bass fishing, and this program is to help you get started with the fundamentals. This program can help get a beginner up-to-speed on purchasing tackle, terminology,
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are back answering fans questions from the Bass University Mailbag.
Lots of professional bass fishing tournament anglers run & gun to win top-level tournaments, and that certainly works, but each angler needs to play to their strengths. Mike McClelland is here to tell you that grinders do win tournaments, and that's how
If you fish bodies of water with a hard bottom, football jigs are a great tool that will help you catch giant bass throughout the year. Ike's in-depth class on fishing football head jigs will cover the history of football jigs, different techniques, recommended gear, jig selection, a cool story