Sometimes when you don't get a hook in a fish, or the fish swipes at the bait, which often happens with reaction baits, like crankbaits, buzzbaits, chatterbaits and spinnerbaits. What do you do to get them in the boat? Sometimes called follow-up baits, these baits are meant to land those
John Crews is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass angler, but he also is owner and lure designer of Missile Baits company. With many successful soft plastics to his company's credit, including the Missile Baits Baby D Bomb Creature
FLW bass fishing tournament pro Wesley Strader grew up on the Tennessee River, learning to be wood-wise (being aware of what different seasons and events in nature can tell you). In this 44-minute bass fishing instructional video, Strader will share a lifetime of tips, tactics, techniques and secrets for how
Starting today (July 26, 2018) the Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament was scheduled to begin on the Upper Chesapeake. Ultimately, it was rescheduled because the flooding and floating debris were out of control. The question still remains, what do you do when faced with flooded waters? The Dean of
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.
Ish will walk you through the proper rigging techniques and presentation tactics required to properly flip and pitch baits into heavy cover. Ish's techniques will help catapult your "Dropping Bombs" technique for ultimate positive productivity; revealing all of the tricks and tactics that trigger BIG BASS!
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament pro John Crews is with the Bass University in Tulsa, OK to talk about what makes bass bite? There are many factors that are perhaps over-emphasized in eliciting a strike from a fish, and others are under-empasized. John begins by talking about stepping back and refocusing.
Bass University TV's Pete Gluszek is on the water to talk about a great year-round techniquefor catching bass. Often fished with a finesse bait, this technique is fished using power fishing equipment. The Carolina rig doesn't just catch small fish, as it's often accused of doing, but it will catch
Fred Roumbanis describes scenarios of fishing matted vegetation and offers advice for when to target the bass with either a frog or with flipping jigs and soft plastics. Fred also discusses when and how the bass will use the matted vegetation for cover and to ambush baitfish.
Even as hunting season begins, a lot of outdoorsmen are still on the hunt for transitioning bass. In this seasonal bass fishing instructional video, former Bassmaster Classic Champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike Iaconelli takes a look at fall bass fishing techniques and explains how to pattern bass during the fall.
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
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
Professional bass tournament fishing pro Bill Lowen loves throwing a swim jig, and has been doing it to catch big bass for over 20 years. He begins by telling the story of how he happened upon the swim jig technique, and how it's help him make cuts in top-level fishing
Pete Gluszek covers reading weather patterns, water level changes, and adjusting to fishing pressure. Learn how to analyze the past, present, and future weather conditions when making a game-plan and on-the-water decisions. Pete also describes how the weather can affect fish movements and how quickly to make decisions when the