Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite lures for catching post-spawn and summer bass, the swim jig. Mike used a swim jig to win a Federation National tournament early in his career, 1998, on the Red River. Mike loves fishing swim
Bobby Lane is a Elite Series professional bass tournament angler and first-time on-the-water Bass University instructor. Bobby has won well over $1m in BASS tournaments, including an Elite Series win. He's also made 10 Bassmaster Classic appearances, as of the time of this writing. An impressive resume. On top of
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
Bassmaster Elite Series champion Paul Mueller joins The Bass University in this bass fishing video interview to talk about Ned rigging. Paul shares some of his favorite baits for this technique and other tackle he uses to get a good finesse presentation.
0:24 A Finesse fishing tournament is Paul
Finesse fishing guru Aaron Martens discusses how he uses finesse fishing gear and tackle with effective power fishing techniques to give the bass a natural looking presentation. These are dynamite tactics that Aaron relies on for catching a ton of bass, as can be seen from his performance on the
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
FLW Lake Seminole champion Brian Latimer joins The Bass University to talk about rigging Elaztech baits (like Z-man soft plastics). These baits are known for being flexible and durable, and Brian has some tips to help you get the most out of your Elaztech soft
Pete Gluszek is on the water with a Humminbird 998c to talk about using sonar electronics on your boat. Electronics is one of our most requested fishing eductional topics and Pete is here to ensure you're up-to-speed on how to use these units as your "eyes under the water" to
If you're interested in swinging head / wobble head fishing, you'll want to check out this on the water bass fishing class with Mark Zona. Zona throws a Strike King Tour Grade Tungsten Swing Football Head most of the
Pete Gluszek loves to fish spinnerbaits, and he likes to try different color combinations, particularly with the blades. Pete is fishing during the pre spawn period as bass have not yet moved up and locked in on beds, but they are transititioning to shallower water and feeding up for the
Michael Iaconelli (aka Ike), the 2003 Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion, new MLF Bass Pro Tour angler and host of "Fish My City" on Nat Geo WILD joins The Bass University TV on the water to talk about his emergency plan when a day of fishing is going off
In 2018 one of Mark Zona's beloved friends shared his Braided Line Treble Hook Trick on The Bass University TV. In turn, Mark has chosen to share one of his friend's secret rigs for catching bass, and it's an alternative to the Ned rig, perhaps even
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass angler Adrian Avena is on the water to discuss the neko rig, one of his favorite fishing techniques for high pressure situations. Adrian discusses the rod, reel, line, soft plastic, hook and weight to use when fishing the neko rig for bass, including the
Tournament bass fishing champion and guide Pete Gluszek introduces a crankbait he helped design, Pete's Quite Killer. Pete explains why this thin, silent, tight-wobbling crankbait is key when fishing gets tough. This shallow-running crankbait is great to fish in pressured waters around vegetation, blowdown trees, shallow docks and more.