Bassmaster Elite Series angler Matt Herren returned to The Bass University in Gadsden, AL to discuss an old school bait, that many anglers have put away, and many young anglers have never thrown. Proven fish-catchers, balsa baits have often been displaced by plastic-bodied plugs in the modern tackle box. Learn
Bryan Thrift has won over $2.5M in professional bass fishing tournaments, primarily with the FLW Tour. He has 10 FLW wins and 63 top ten tournament finishes. A lot of his success has come from fishing various types of brush from brush under docks to offshore brush on humps and
In this bass fishing how-to instructional video seminar, Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour pro Jesse Wiggins is in Gadsden, AL talking about his approach to shallow water cranking. Jesse Wiggins is from Addison, AL and used to fishing some off color water, which is what he looks for when
Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University in Gadsden, Alabama to talk about deep water structure fishing. Some anglers get structure and cover confused. Structure is the bottom contour, the makeup of the bottom, which can best be represented with contour lines on a map.
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining what he likes in a crankbait rod for each situation he is in.
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
Catching Winter Bass with KVD
Cold Water Fishing with Crankbaits and Jerkbaits
7-time BASS angler-of-the-year, 4-time Bassmaster Classic champion & 2001 FLW angler-of-the-year Kevin VanDam aka KVD has over $6m in career bass fishing tournament earnings. In this seminar, his first with The Bass University, VanDam discusses cold water power fishing tactics, which
Bassmaster Elite Series bass tournament angler Matt Lee is on the water to discuss strolling a technique that will help get crankbaits down much deeper than their designated depth range. Matt will discuss the limitations of the traditional chunk-n-wind approach to crankbait fishing. He disucsses how to use your trolling
Jared Lintner loves to punch matted vegetation for bass. He grew up fishing grass lakes in California and it's one of his favorite things to do. In this on the water bass fishing class, Jared will talk specifically about the tackle he uses to punch mats.
0:49 Jared Lintner's
In this on-the-water bass fishing video, Pete Gluszek talks about one of his favorite things to do, fish for smallmouth. Specifically fishing tidal rivers for smallmouth bass. If you fish tidal rivers, like the Hudson River or Delaware River this video will help you learn how to catch smallmouth and
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.
High Speed Cranking Main Topics
0:50 Crankbait techniques
1:35 Why high gear ratio?
12:50 Line selection for cranking
14:40 Rod selection for cranking
16:40 Rod lengths
29:25 Hooks & split rings for high speed cranking
32:05 Crankbait customization
Bassmaster Angler-of-the-Year Aaron Martens joins
Pete Gluszek is the Dean of The Bass University, and in 2019, he was in Columbus, OH to teach a bass fishing class seminar titled "Fishing on the Edge", which is also the title of another angler's autobiography. In this class, Pete talks about the best times to fish edges,
Crankbait fishing legend, FLW & BASS champion and Bassmaster Classic champion David Fritts sits down with Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick from Stray Casts Bass Fishing podcast at the 2020 Bassmaster Classic. David worked with Berkley to design a flat-side crankbait that's made of plastic that's easy to cast, but