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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water with Dave Mansue discussing a hot topic, swimbaits.
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
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek host Bass University TV LIVE, a bass fishing web show, where they discuss the latest training classes and PRO subscribers can ask questions and win prizes! Live shows are free to watch, so watch for our newsletter for the next show, which is
Gerald Swindle places well in many tournaments, and often he's noted as having been "junk fishing" in the event. When you're not really "On 'em", but you need to catch 5 bass, that's when junk fishing can really come in handy. In this bass fishing class, you will learn:
Pete Gluszek loves to fish Senkos! Lots of companies make soft plastic stick baits, other popular choices are the Berkley Powerbait Maxscent The General Worm, Missile Baits "The 48" Worm and Yum Dinger. These rigging techniques will
Pete Gluszek is on Toledo Bend to talk about "The Spawn Season" and locating spawning bass when fishing in stained water. Pete discusses what he looks for to know that the fish are headed to the spawning areas, including the main lake water temperature. Pete talks about other things that
Most anglers refer to powershotting as a technique with baitcasting tackle and heavier line. Mark Zona's definition is more like power dropshotting. You're still using spinning tackle, but you're power fishing. Watch this full 22-minute video to learn more.
0:46 Traditional powershotting vs. Zona's powershotting (power dropshotting)
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
Jamie Hartman fishes the Bassmaster Elite Series and is a master at fishing finesse baits, as evidened by top finishes on some pressured clear lakes on the 2017 tournament trail. In this on the water video, Hartman talks about one of the most popular finesse techniques, the dropshot (or drop
In this 3-part on-the-water instructional fishing video, Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek discuss fishing topwater frogs for bass.
Frog Fishing: Part 1
Equipment & Walking the Dog
Pete Gluszek talks about the finer details of walking the dog that he learned from fishing with Ish Monroe. Mike talks about the preferred equipment setup
The Bass University is back on the water with Rob Jordan to talk about fishing hard herring swimbaits on lakes with blueback herring. If you want to catch some of the biggest spotted bass of your life and you live on a blueback herring lake (Clarks Hill, Smith Lake, Chatuge,
"Big bass" Bobby Lane is back on the water at Lake Kissimmee where he recently won a 2018 BASS Bassmaster Open. Bobby Lane grew up fishing these waters, and he shares some stories and insights about fishing and life while reflecting on some experiences from his childhood. Bobby talks about
7-Time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier Stetson Blaylock joined The Bass University in Tulsa, OK in early 2020 to talk about fishing wacky rigs. Unlike many pros, Stetson Blaylock admits that most of his winnings have come on a spinning rod, and his love of fishing a wacky rig is part