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
Lots of folks think of cold water, winter and early spring fishing when they think about fishing jerkbaits for bass. Kurt Dove is hear to dispell the myth that these hardbaits are only for those cold water lethargic bass. Dove explains that jerkbaits excel in clear water situations. In this
Lots of anglers love the fast rise of balsa squarebill crankbaits. In this on the water bass fishing class video, Bryan Thrift talks about why he loves fishing a wide-bodied plastic squarebill with no rattles. Learn why plastic is a great choice for clear water, why a fast rise is
Mike Iaconelli takes us on the water to talk the fine points of finesse fishing. He covers everything from setting the hook to how to play the fish on light line in different cover situations.
Canadian angler Jeff "Gussy" Gustafson recently won the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the Tennessee River. He joined us on 3/2/21 to discuss "moping", which isn't just a Damiki rig, as well as Humminbird electronics and how Gussy uses Aqua-Vu underwater viewing cameras.
This is an 11-minute bass fishing instructional video on how to locate spawning bass and how to identify bass on beds. Bass University's "Dean" Pete Gluszek takes you on the water to talk about areas to target when looking for bedding bass. He will help you determine how to efficiently survey
Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to catch bass? Professional bass tournament angler Mike Iaconelli recommends you try a topwater lure. These baits sit on top of the water, attract fish and often elicit violent strikes. Not sure what topwater bait to use? In this video, Iaconelli
Miles "Sonar" Burghoff is a unique type of angler, he has no electronics equipment commitments. Instead, he has the guys at Bass Boat Electronics fit his boat with the latest technologies from Humminbird, Garmin and Lowrance. In this video, learn how Miles uses the latest technology from these 3 manufacturers
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
Bass tournament champion Dave Mansue joins Bass University TV on the water to talk about spybaits or spinbaits, however you refer to this finesse hard plastic subsurface bait. Dave Mansue started this tournament year on Lake Amistad, a deep clear water lake. In the past, Dave fished a dropshot, but
Join Professional Angler Pete "The Dean Gluszek" on the water as he hangs out with one of the best young anglers Matt Lee. They are on the water discussing how to breakdown some structure and cover, as well as some tactics and techniques.
Chris Zaldain did well fishing Megabass Magdraft Swimbaits at the 2019 Bassmaster Classic, in fact, he weighed in the biggest bag of the week. The Magdraft is intended to get tournament-winning bites, it starts at 6 inches and goes up to 10". Learn lots of tips for
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
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
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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
Kevin VanDam shares well over an hour of crankbait fishing secrets! KVD is arguably the greatest tournament angler, and perhaps the best cranker in bass fishing history. Bassmaster Elite Series champion Kevin VanDam owes a great deal of his tournament success to fishing a crankbait. KVD believes in paying attention to detail,
In this remastered bass fishing instructional class video seminar, Gerald Swindle, aka G-Man, is sharing with The Bass University students how the simple way of how to fish a jig. Gerald shares his approach to color selection, sizes, trailer selection, rod selection, reel speed, line choice, skirt materials and other considerations