Bass fishing tournament champion Mike Iaconelli is on the water about a secret bait and technique being used to catch big bass. Known as "flutter spoon fishing" or "structure spoon fishing", this technique of fishing a large cupped spoon is used to fish mid-to-deep depths.
Mark Zona return to The Bass University on the water to talk about when to use a walking pencil-style topwater bait (like the Megabass Dog-X Diamante) vs a topwater chugger or popper (like a Strike King HC KVD Splash Popper).
Bryan Thrift is back on the water with The Bass University to talk about how to fish a buzz frog. Most pros have abandoned the skirted buzzbait in favor of some soft plastic for numerous reasons, which Bryan covers in this video. Not least of these reasons is that a
In this bass fishing video, FLW bass fishing pro John Cox is sharing some secrets for success when fishing a swim jig. He shares what he thinks are: the best jig for swimming, the best trailer for swim jigs, the best 3 colors of jigs (and the trailer colors to
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Pete Gluszek is often leading or nearly leading BASS Open tournaments where big smallmouth abound. Recently he was also in the lead of the Northern Open on the James River (so he's no stranger to catching big largemouth either). In this 57-minute seminar, Pete Gluszek talks
In this bass fishing instructional video, BASS Open tournament champion Pete Gluszek will share with you the success that is waiting for anglers ready to learn to fish in the wind. As a fishing guide, Pete has experienced many anglers not wanting to be out in the wind. In this
Mark Zona, Bassmaster color commentator and host of "Zona's Awesome Fishing Show", returns to The Bass University for another on the water bass fishing instructional video. In this video, Mark talks about the tackle needed and how to fish the technique known as "cracking a tube".
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Pete Gluszek, The Dean of the Bass University, says that one of the most common questions he gets from anglers when guiding and students at Bass University classes is, "What fishing line should I use in different situations?". In this fishing instructional video, Pete discusses the different types of
Bass fishing pro Mike "ike" Iaconelli talks about fishing visible cover, including tips on:
Using water clarity to determine how to approach the cover
How to approach cover based on light conditions and light penetration into the water
How to fish cover based on the seasonal activity level of the fish
Demonstration of flipping
Bobby Lane is known for flipping heavy cover with big tungsten weights, but in any given day, there are lots of flipping and pitching targets that do and don't require heavy punching weights. Even within a stretch of water you intend to punch in your day on the water, there
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
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
In this 45-minute bass fishing instructional video, BASS tournament anglers Fred "Boom Boom" Roumbanis and Pete Gluszek are down at Lake El Salto, a big fish paradise, on a trip hosted by Angler's Inn Fishing Resort. Fred is a master of fishing swimbaits for bass. Growing up,
In this video, bass fishing tournament angler Kurt Dove talks about fishing jerkabits in every season. He talks about how largemouth and smallmouth differ in the summer. He discusses the areas that are key for locating smallmouth bass and the depths to target with the bait. Kurt shares the details
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Gerald Swindle believes in simple fishing techniques and he loves jig fishing. In this 56-minute bass fishing instructional video seminar, 2-time-Angler-of-the-Year Gerald Swindle (G-man) will tell you why he always has a ballhead jig tied on, and why he believes in it as much as any bait in the tackle
Gerald Swindle, 2-time BASS angler of the Year, is out fishing for some deep summer bass with his Summer Ledge Fishing Starting Line Up Lures. Gerald is going to take you step-by-step through elimating lures and keying in on the right bait, according
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