Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler and 2017 Bassmaster Northern Open Champion Ott Defoe returns to The Bass University to for another informative seminar on fishing a jig. Professional bass anglers are constantly asked, "If you only had one lure to fish, what would it be?", and most anglers
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Mike Iaconelli's class on locating bass quickly and breaking down new bodies of water is one of the most important topics in bass fishing! Most anglers fish new bodies of water each year and all anglers have at least one thing in common, which is we all want to catch
Bass fishing legend Gary Klein joins the Bass University TV to talk about flipping and pitching techniques. Gary starts by giving a brief introduction to competing at the top level, what it takes and what aspiring professional anglers can expect.
Gary then gets into his topic by sharing some of the
Pete Gluszek and Fred Roumbanis are back at El Salto to talk about fishing shallow water habitat. The two bass tournament anglers talk about different types of shallow water cover, from grass, standing timber, rock banks and more. Pete and Fred share their thoughts on what types of baits to
In this 22-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to share more secrets on how to catch bass. Specifically, Ike is talking about a technique, known mostly in the North and North East, called "snapping a tube". It's a phenomenal
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
This Bass University Live was recorded August 16th, 2017 with special guests Kurt Dove and 2017 FLW Outdoors Forrest Wood Cup Champion Justin Atkins, who caught nearly 60lbs. using a Ima Little Stik to win the tournament at Lake Murray. Justin
BASS Elite Series anglers join Mike "Ike" Iaconelli for The Bass University Live from ICAST 2018. John Crews, owner or Missile Bait company and Caleb Sumrall, 6th Sense pro join Mike Iaconelli at ICAST 2018
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.
Bass fishing tournament champion Pete Gluszek talks about fishing in changing conditions, which Mike Iaconelli calls "fishing the moment". Pete shares some of the adjustments that he makes in changing conditions, particularly in water clarity. Pete talks about baits and where to fish in freshly muddy water, and how to
We're not sure if it's a "punchshot" or a "punch shot", but it's sometimes called a "Jika Rig", and it catches bass! Mike Iaconelli shares what he learned about this hot technique from his recent fishing trip to Japan with Morizo Shimizu. In this 23-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster
Bassmaster Classic champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University for the first time to talk about swim jigs. As Mark points out, the chatterbait somewhat displaced the spinnerbait and, perhaps, a more refined version of the chatterbait is the swim jig.
Swim Jig Fishing Equipment
Fishing for bass with a swim jig is
Pete Gluszek, "The Dean" of The Bass University, shares his experience with new cutting-edge techniques and classic bass fishing tactics that have been winning tour level tournaments for decades! Gluszek describes techniques for both finesse and power fishing situations with crankbaits, chatterbaits, spinnerbaits, and plastics. Another of Pete's