Key Topic in this Finesse Fishing with Aaron Martens Class
0:16 Drop shot and rhino head
3:45 Why fish a dropshot
7:05 Baits for dropshot rig fishing
13:25 Reel settings
28:25 Rhino head or dropshot?
29:50 What is
The Bass University has really gotten to know Wesley Strader over the years, as an instructor in our classes and as a host of our Lake Chickamauga episode BUcket List series. In this video, Welsey shares a lot of information about his history in the sport and answers some personal
There are a lot of factors that can cause fish to be less active, and more susceptible to being caught using finesse fishing techniques. Situations like boat traffic, fishing pressure and weather, to name a few. Major League Fishing BPT tournament bass fisherman Mike Iaconelli is on the water in
How and when to use smaller profile baits such as jigs and soft plastics to power flip with for BIG results!
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Mike Iaconelli is no stranger to tough fishing conditions. Heavily pressured lakes, clear water, suspended bass, cold fronts and other factors can cause fish to shut down. In this bass fishing seminar, Ike share some tips for new, cutting-edge finesse fishing techniques that will help
Fresh off the Bassmaster Open win on the James River, we're releasing Mike Iaconelli's seminar from January 2019 on fishing micro jigs, like the Missile Jigs Ike's Micro Jig. Micro jigs are ultra finesse jigs that are usually fished on spinning tackle, and they
2X Bassmaster Classic champion tournament bass fishing champion Jordan Lee returns to The Bass University in Gadsden, AL in the winter to talk about finesse swimbait fishing. This technique will catch largemouth, but it's outstanding for spotted bass and smallmouth. In this bass fishing master class video seminar, Jordan Lee
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.
Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water teaching you about one of the most popular finesse tactics out right now, the dropshot.
Bass tournament angler Chris Zaldain loves finesse fishing. One of the reasons is that it catches all kinds of bass, all species (including the commonly saught-after largemouth, smallmouth and spotted varieties) as well as all sizes. Chris shows a photo of a 12lb. largemouth he caught in California with a
Wesley Strader doesn't like fishing a weightless Senko. To him, it's like watching paint dry. Unfortunately, we can't always fish the way we would like to, conditions don't always permit Strader to go down the bank with a power technique. Sometimes you have to slow down, but it doesn't mean
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
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
When the Alabama rig (or umbrella rig) first came out, you needed special equipment to bomb out that big chandelier, adorned with 5-6" swimbaits. Over the years, bass have become accustomed to seeing this multi-bait rig, and time has proven that the Alabama rig is not a "one-size-fits-all" chunk and