In the Spring of 2020, we started publishing our new series called the BUcket List, where we visit top bass fishing destinations with professional tournament anglers and talk with local guides. In this bonus footage, program director Justin Kimmel and "The Dean" Pete Gluszek are out on Chickamauga taking in
Major League Fishing professional bass tournament angler Jacob Powroznik is on the water with The Bass University to talk about how to catch FINicky bass using a wacky worm. Learn what rod, reel, line, leader, bait and hook Jacob uses to fish this technique, along with places to fish and
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
Why does BASS Open champion Pete Gluszek love the fall? Firstly, less fishing pressure! People are out hunting, back in school and preparing for the holidays, which means fewer anglers out trying to catch bass. Also, fish are moving and feeding up. In this video, Pete will answer the following
In this on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Elite series tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli discusses locating and catching fish that are in pre-spawn and post-spawn transitional periods. This video will help you locate and catch bass in the spring. Iaconelli discussses areas he likes to target when looking for
Mark Zona return to The Bass University on the water to talk about when to use a walking pencil-style topwater bait (like the Megabass Dog-X Diamante) vs a topwater chugger or popper (like a Strike King HC KVD Splash Popper).
Kevin Short is a Bassmaster Elite Series champion that's won a lot of bass fishing tournament money with a crankbait, particularly with a squarebill crankbaits.
Main Squarebill Fishing Topics
1:45 Different types of squarebills
4:00 Components of a squarebill
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
Bass University instructor and Bassmaste Elite Series tournament angler Greg DiPalma is back on the water with his Humminbird Solix equipped with Humminbird Mega 360 Imaging. In this video, Greg explains what 360 imaging is, shows examples of what you'll see with factory
Bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to conduct a 3rd and final on the water class about topwater lures, specifically prop baits, poppers and walking baits, which Mike introduced in the Topwater Lures class. In his second class, Iaconelli talks about Topwater Rods, Reels
Ish Monroe's nickname is the BBS, or "Big Bass Specialist". One of Ish's best specialty techniques for catching tons of big bass is the punching technique. In this class, Ish will walk you through the proper rigging, bait selection, rods, reels, and presentation tactics required to effectively catch more big
Bass tournament angler Pete Gluszek feels like the Carolina rig gets a bad rap. He's here to convert the haters, and get everyone fishing this monster fish-catching rig.
Shortcuts to Carolina Rig Fishing Topics:
0:50 - What is a Carolina rig?
2:25 - Why is a Carolina rig different?
"Cajun Baby" Cliff Corchet is really excited to talk to you about this lure. When most people say that, it's because they have to, but he's genuinely excited to talk about it. Before starting Cliff discusses a great area of confusion for many tournament bass fishing fans, the difference
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water talking about how to select a target when presented with a multitude of cover.