Josh Bertrand has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2013, and some of his favorite fishing is up north in the Great Lakes. In part, because Josh loves catching big 4lb smallmouth consistently, and the Great Lakes is a prime location to land those big smallies. In this
JVD takes demonstrates how to utilize electronics to locate prime smallmouth habitat. Once bass are located, Jonathon will then walk you through how to select the best baits for the prevailing conditions.
Pete Gluszek is joined by Munenori Kajiwara from Japan Import Tackle and Pat Renwick from Stray Casts. Munenori is also captain of the Japan ice fishing national team, a carp angler, and more. Munenori talks about the top 3 fish-catching baits from Japan with results from January 2018. The first
In this episode of The Bass University Live, hosted by Pete Gluszek, Greg Dipalma and Rizz, the topic is spawning smallmouth. Bassmaster Elite Series tournament anglers Chad Pipkens and Garrett Paquette, along with the hosts all have extensive experience, especially in northern fisheries, locating and catching smallmouth bass on beds.
Smallmouth Bass are notorious for their ability to move and become difficult to relocate. Jonathon VanDam’s knowledge of the seasonal movements of smallmouth bass will help you save valuable time so that you can spend less time searching and more time catching big brown bass!
When it first showed up on the scene, the Alabama rig (aka umbrella rig, aka the chandelier) would catch them pretty much anywhere you threw it. As it's aged, it's fallen into it's own niche. There are great times to throw this rig where/when it will catch them far better
Mike Iaconelli, professional bass fishing tournament angler and host of 'Fish My City' travel destination fishing show on Nat Geo WILD, is back on the water with The Bass Univeristy to help you catch more bass when conditions are tough and bass won't bite. Previously, Mike introduced some finesse lures
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining how he like to use a jerkbait, and why it drives bass into biting.
How, where, and when to use those great fish-catchers.
John Murray was in Boxborough, MA a few years back to share some of his favorite lures and techniques for catching smallmouth bass. Some are "old school" techniques that he learned growing up, and they still catch fish. There are also the "new school" techniques that are more finesse-oriented. In
With 9 wins and $2m+ in bass fishing tournament winnings on the FLW tour, Bryan Thrift knows a thing a or two about how to win fishing tournaments and it starts with great preparation and efficient practice time. In this 40-minute video, Bryan breaks down how he begins to research a
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Seth Feider discusses the ultimate finesse bait for smallmouth fishing, hair jigs. If you have clear water, smallmouth and fish 15' of water or less, this seminar is for you! In this video, Seth discusses:
Selecting size and color of marabou jig
Fishing line, rod & reel tackle
Recently Paul Mueller smashed some smallmouth he located with his Garmin units. Now he's out in the cold and clear water fishing for largemouth. The current water temperature is 48 degrees, but Paul doesn't believe that's too cold
Shane Lehew, his dad Troy and his grandpa have all been collecting checks in local tournaments in and around Lake Norman for almost a decade. Shane has expanded his horizons and has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2019, qualified for his first Bassmaster Classic and has been "in the money"
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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