Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler John Crews joins The Bass University on the water to talk about the punchshot rig aka Tokyo rig. John starts by talking about the components of the rig: swivel, weights, metal wires, hooks, soft plastic baits, etc. John also briefly shows the difference
Tournament bass fishing anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water explaining how they like to breakdown docks. Pete discusses how to approach docks differently based on their construction and how he approaches floating docks. Mike talks about what areas to target first, what parts to
Jacob provides information on his best power tactics for catching aggressive bass feeding heavily after the spawn. However, he also dives-in to the infamous "Post-Spawn Funk" to offer his best advice for catching finicky bass that are often very difficult to catch.
High Speed Cranking Main Topics
0:50 Crankbait techniques
1:35 Why high gear ratio?
12:50 Line selection for cranking
14:40 Rod selection for cranking
16:40 Rod lengths
29:25 Hooks & split rings for high speed cranking
32:05 Crankbait customization
Bassmaster Angler-of-the-Year Aaron Martens joins
Mike Iaconelli is on the water with Dave Mansue discussing a hot topic, swimbaits.
Brandon explains his game plan for how to use crankbaits during all seasons of the year to locate and catch big bass.
How do I know the right lure to select for fishing for bass? So, you just got started fishing, and you've got an empty tackle box. You go to the tackle store and you're overwhelmed by the number of options. Do you really need all these baits to catch a bass?
JVD takes you out on the water, utilizing his 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.
The most in-depth flipping and pitching presentation from a true master of the techniques, Randall Tharp. Whether you are a true beginner or if you are very confident with flipping and pitching, you won't want to miss this class. Randall will share every detail of his setup for
Bryan will walk you through the when, where's and how's to hop and pop his favorite topwater the Damiki Air Frog.
Bass University Live Segment 1
Bassmaster Elite Series angler, and recent top-finisher at Ross Barnett, Jonathan VanDam (JVD) joins Mike Iaconelli, Pete Gluszek, Brian "The Carpenter" and Eric the Intern on the first segment of May's Bass U Live. Jonathan talks a good deal about jerkbait fishing and answers several
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Paul Mueller is back on the water fishing for largemouth bass in cold water in post-frontal conditions. This lakes has a good deal of grass, but not a lot of rock or hard bottom. The water temperature is around 48 degrees with rather windy conditions, so
Todd Faircloth shares his strategies for understanding bass movements and positioning among various types of grass/ vegetation during the winter and spring of the year. Then, Todd describes each detail about his best tactics and baits for catching these big grass bass in cold water situations and when the
In January 2019, Missile Baits founder John Crews joined The Bass University in Edison, NJ to talk about the top 5 soft plastic baits and share some tips on fishing them. John starts off with some history of the soft plastic lure, including some of the pioneers, like Nick Creme,