2019 Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion Ott Defoe believes heavily in modifying baits. Since he was young, he's been hand-crafting crankbaits and making alterations to baits to increase his condfidence in their fish-catching ability. In this video, Ott Defoe will talk about some of the tweaks that he makes
MLF pro Wesley Strader is on the water with The Bass University to talk about skipping baits under cover. He talks about the tackle he uses, including various baits and demonstrates how to skip baits under cover (like docks).
0:51 Tackle for skipping baits under cover
When the spawn phase is over, it can be a very good time to fish with hard baits in order to catch big female bass that are feeding aggressively after the spawn. Ish Monroe discusses his best topwaters, crankbaits, swimbaits, and jerkbaits for this time of year with specific information
There are a lot of factors that can cause fish to be less active, and more susceptible to being caught using finesse fishing techniques. Situations like boat traffic, fishing pressure and weather, to name a few. Major League Fishing BPT tournament bass fisherman Mike Iaconelli is on the water in
Why does BASS Open champion Pete Gluszek love the fall? Firstly, less fishing pressure! People are out hunting, back in school and preparing for the holidays, which means fewer anglers out trying to catch bass. Also, fish are moving and feeding up. In this video, Pete will answer the following
In this episode of BU Vault, Jeff has fished up some juicy on the water swim jig tips with Mike and Pete. Learn about swim jig fishing, where it originated, great places and times to fish it, the tackle you'll need, selecting the right swim jig and customizing it out
Jared Lintner joins The Bass University to talk about the tackle he uses when fishing a lipless crankbait, starting with his favorite lipless crankabait, the Jackall TN Lipless Crankbaits. He shares features that make this bait different, including a tungsten lip and
Mark Zona is back on the water to talk about fishing topwater poppers, like Strike King HC KVD Splash Popper and pencil baits (walk-the-dog-style baits) like Strike King KVD Sexy Dawg. He talks about how he utilizes each bait during
Pete Gluszek is on the water talking about a bait that's on the comeback trail, the spinnerbait. Recently there's been a return to tournament success for spinnerbaits. Pete talks about how there was a decline in popularity of the spinnerbiat, primarily around the time the chatterbait became popular. In this
Major League Fishing bass fishing tournament pro Mike "Ike" Iaconelli loves to fish topwater frogs. They produce explosive bites, so they're fun, but they're also great for casting and fishing in places where other lures aren't an option. Some vegetation severely limits your lures selection, but topwater frogs, with their
The Dean’s Office Week of Feb 8, 2017
Lipless crankbaits are an outstanding search tool and big bass-catching bait. Cliff explains the basics, but then dives into the advanced details such as how to improve your strike-to-catch ratio, his knowledge on color/ lure selection, lipless crankbait sounds, and more.
Pete "The Dean of the Bass University" Gluszek is on the water to talk about the Storm Arashi Cover Pop Topwater Popper. Fishing at dusk is a great time to for topwater lures and Pete demonstrates 2 different ways to fish the bait to
This bass fishing video talk show was recorded April 13th, 2017 with Bass University's Dean, Pete Gluszek, Bassmaster Classic Champion & Angler-of-the-Year Mike Iaconelli, Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Brandon Palaniuk and Harris Chain FLW tournament champion Bradley Dortch.
Live Video Segment 1
Brandon, Mike and Pete talk about the Toldeo Bend