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
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
It's autumn and Adrian Avena is here to tell you how to successfully catch bass while many other outdoor enthusiasts are headed into the woods for hunting season. In the fall, shad start to migrate from the main channels into the backs of creeks. It's a great time to target
When the spawn phase is over, it can be a very good time to fish with hard baits in order to catch big female bass that are feeding aggressively after the spawn. Ish Monroe discusses his best topwaters, crankbaits, swimbaits, and jerkbaits for this time of year with specific information
Power fishing vs. finesse presentation can be a tough decision on the water. In this 7-minute on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Classic champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about how, even if a place looks like a great power fishing opportunity, there are situations where a finesse approach might be
In this episode of BU Vault, Jeff has fished up some juicy on the water swim jig tips with Mike and Pete. Learn about swim jig fishing, where it originated, great places and times to fish it, the tackle you'll need, selecting the right swim jig and customizing it out
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).
Fishing for shallow smallmouth bass in the Summer is one of Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Seth Feider's favorite ways to catch bass. Seth explains that most anglers know to fish for smallmouth in the spring during the prespawn and spawning periods, but the bass that stay shallow throughout the summer
In this 20-minute on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, FLW angler and Bassmaster Elite Series tournament rookie Mark Daniels Jr. talks about one of his favorite baits, the original Rat-L-Trap.
Rat-L-Trap Fishing Basics
Daniels starts by talking about Rat-L-Trap basics for beginners, like color and size selection. There are
Bassmaster Elite Series angler Carl Jocumsen joins The Bass University on the water to talk about fishing big glide baits. Because of their size, some anglers are wary to throw these fish-catching baits. Learn the secret tips and tactics to gain confidence in throwing a big glide bait.
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This bass fishing instructional video is a continuation of Pete's Spawn Fishing Bass Beds You Can't See Fishing Class, where he shared the baits that he used to target spawning fish he's unable to see. In this 16-minute video, Gluszek will show you how he surveys the
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 a previous on the water video, Bass fishing professional Pete Gluszek talked about Tackle You Need for Fishing a Carolina Rig. In this video, Pete talks about the mechanics of fishing a Carolina rig. He starts with discussing the difficulties
An advanced look from Mike McClelland at the most cutting-edge tactics and techniques for hardbait fishing from the pre-spawn up to the spawning phase.