Fishing for shallow smallmouth bass in the Summer is one of Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Seth Feider's favorite ways to catch bass. Seth explains that most anglers know to fish for smallmouth in the spring during the prespawn and spawning periods, but the bass that stay shallow throughout the summer
Pete Gluszek, "The Dean" of The Bass University, shares his experience with new cutting-edge techniques and classic bass fishing tactics that have been winning tour level tournaments for decades! Gluszek describes techniques for both finesse and power fishing situations with crankbaits, chatterbaits, spinnerbaits, and plastics. Another of Pete's
JT will walk you through the subtle differences of flipping and pitching in grass mats, that can be the difference in cashing a check and going home empty handed.
Smallmouth legend Joe Balog’s dropshot presentation will feature tournament winning tactics for giant bass, challenges for fishing deep in rough water, and proven tackle considerations.
John's Dropshot vs. Shaky Head class features an in-depth look at many situations where an angler needs to utilize either a dropshot or shaky head rig as a "numbers bait" to catch all of the bass in an area. John offers advice from his experiences to help anglers determine which
Elite Series angler Fletcher Shryock talks about one of his favorite baits, frogs. In this seminar, Fletcher covers the equipment use and techniques to know when fishing a buzzfrog or a hollow-body. Fletcher goes to the frog to imitate a surprising number of bass targets. Fletcher answers these important questions
Now that he is retired, legendary pro angler George Cochran reveals his best crankbaits from over 35 years of fishing professionally! George talks in-depth about the exact baits that helped him to catch countless bass across the United States and earn consistent paychecks from tournament-to-tournament.
Jared Lintner is a long time BASS angler and current MLF angler from the West Coast. In his years of fishing for giant bass, he's found that catching double-digit pound bass is more like hunting than traditional fishing. In this interview, Jared Lintner talks about the baits, locations, techniques he
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Seth Feider discusses the ultimate finesse bait for smallmouth fishing, hair jigs. If you have clear water, smallmouth and fish 15' of water or less, this seminar is for you! In this video, Seth discusses:
Selecting size and color of marabou jig
Fishing line, rod & reel tackle
Bassmaster Elite Series angler John Crews joined the Bass University in Edison, New Jersey in January. John was there to talk about being consistent by being versatile and vice versa. Making the right adjustments will allow you the consistency you need to be a successful weekend angler and an accomplished
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.
Finesse swimbaits are among the most natural lures that an angler can present to bass. John Crews describes his best presentations and scenarios for fishing with finesse swimbaits, which can be the difference in catching more bass during tough situations such as cold fronts and fishing pressure.
Pete covers his best tactics for fishing tidal water fisheries. On the Delaware River, Pete often fishes during a 6ft tidal swing throughout the day. Pete will explain how he is able to predict the movements of the bass based on the tides and change his presentations accordingly.
Joe Balog shares from his smallmouth bass expertise of deep structure fishing for big smallmouth bass. This is an in-depth look at how to locate the structure, effective techniques, bass biology, and much more.