Rip rap is traditionally what people call rocks, cynderblocks, chunks of concrete or any sort of stone-like material that's used to stop erosion around shorelines, bridge pilings, etc. They are also great habitat for bass! In this on the water bass fishing class video, Pete Gluszek will share tips for
Recent Central Open winner and Bassmaster Classic qualifier Cliff Crochet talks about an important aspect of catching bass, the hookset. Cliff will talk about executing proper hooksets while answering the following questions:
What equipment (rod) should I be using to get a good hookset?
Where should my rod be positioned to be
Last year, professional bass fishing angler John Crews did an instructional video on the VMC Tokyo Rig, called How to Fish a Punchshot Rig / Tokyo Rig - Crews. That video focused primarily on punchshotting,
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler James Elam is talking about flipping and pitching cover. These techniques (also known as flippin' and pitchin') can be done in a variety of locations, not just shallow or muddy waters, though that's what most people invision, par.ticularly with flipping. James starts by talking
Professional bass tournament anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek break down the typical main lake point and talk about what makes up a sweet spot (current, contour, bottom composition, etc.), where fish will group together and feed. Since Ike and Pete catch several fish in one specific area, it's important
Previously, bass tournament fishing angler Kevin Short talked about Tackle for Fishing Squarebill Crankbaits. Now, he's back on the water to talk about where and how to fish the bait.
Main Suqarebill Fishing Topics
0:35 Identifying good squarebill cover
1:25 Contacting the cover
Elite Series bass fishing tournament rookie Jamie Hartman is on the water to talk more about fishing dropshot rigs. If you missed it, be sure to watch Jamie's video about dropshot tackle and knots for largemouth and smallmouth. In this video, Hartman shares a lot of
Mike Iaconelli is back with The Bass University to talk about getting action out of your artificial lure. You want your lure to look alive and Ike is here to talk about how to impart that action to the lure. In this bass fishing instructional video, intended for anglers that
The Ned rig is a great finesse fishing technique, but it excels in open water situations. What about when you want to fish a finesse technique like the Ned rig around vegetation and skip it around cover without getting hung up? Mike Iaconelli introduces a new finesse bass fishing technique developed
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
Mark Zona has done countless instructional videos on the traditional way of fishing a tube, a tube and an exposed hook jighead pushed up into the cavity of the tube. Today, he's joined The Bass University to talk about another way to fish a tube for bass.
Main Topics in this
Learn more about the flipping technique with emphasis on targeting and catching smallmouth bass from one of the best flippers in professional bass fishing, Greg Hackney. Hackney recommends that "keeping your approach simple" is one of the most important factors that will help every angler focus. A simple approach
Ever seen a smallmouth following your bait, only to have them lose interest as you slow down your lure retrieve to further entice the interested bass? Tidal river expert and avid smallmouth fisherman Pete "The Dean" Gluszek share tips, tricks and secrets to make smallmouth stop looking at your bait
In this seminar, Mike "Ike" Iaconelli teaches you the secrets to locating and catching bass with crankbaits that have helped make him a top Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler. In this 1 hour and 13 minute bass fishing instructional video, Iaconelli will help anglers answer the following questions:
What makes a