Bass fishing legend Gary Klein joins the Bass University TV to talk about flipping and pitching techniques. Gary starts by giving a brief introduction to competing at the top level, what it takes and what aspiring professional anglers can expect.
Gary then gets into his topic by sharing some of the history of the technique and Dee Thomas, a West Coast angler credited with popularizing flipping and pitching. Ever wonder why the B.A.S.S. rules stated that rods can't be over 8 feet long? Well, it played a big part in why Dee Thomas developed the flipping technique.
Gary moves on to the basics of flipping & pitching, the subtle & accurate presentation of an artificial lure in shallow cover, and answers the following questions: