Mike Iaconelli indentifies two of the hottest NEW jighead trends sweeping the sport of bass fishing and describes why the power shaky head technique is a great alternative to traditional finesse shaky heading. He examines all of the in and outs on how to fish the power shaky
Tournament bass fishing anglers Mike "Ike" Iaconelli & Pete Gluszek welcome you to Bass University Basics. What is Bass University Basics? People are discovering bass fishing, and this program is to help you get started with the fundamentals. This program can help get a beginner up-to-speed on purchasing tackle, terminology,
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)
In this on-the-water video from the Bass University Valut, which was remastered in 2021, Mike Iaconelli talks about a different way to fish a Texas rig. With a speed worm (aka swim worm), you can use a paddle tail or cut paddle tail worm to get buzzing action on the
JVD takes demonstrates how to utilize 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.
In this on the water bass fishing class, professional bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite techniques, fishing matted vegetation (or any other type of heavy matted floating cover). Iaconelli starts by talking about punching components, which include, but are not limited to:
Mike Iaconelli is on the water talking about vibrating jigs. When, where and how to throw them to be the most effective.
Josh Bertrand demonstrates what to do when you find a big group or "school" of largemouth or smallmouth bass relating to various depth ranges. He discusses his best methods for getting the first bite to "fire them up", tips for targeting the largest fish in the school, and ways
Elite Series angler Fletcher Shryock talks about one of his favorite baits, frogs. In this seminar, Fletcher covers the equipment use and techniques to know when fishing a buzzfrog or a hollow-body. Fletcher goes to the frog to imitate a surprising number of bass targets. Fletcher answers these important questions
When the water temps drop into the low 40’s an angler must adjust his approach. Pete talks in-depth on lures and technique that deliver in the dead of winter. Learn about The Silver Buddy, hair jigs, A-rig and the Rapala Jigging Rap
Smallmouth legend Joe Balog’s dropshot presentation will feature tournament winning tactics for giant bass, challenges for fishing deep in rough water, and proven tackle considerations.
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water talking about how to select a target when presented with a multitude of cover.
Lots of people ask professional bass fishing tourmanent champion Mike Iaconelli, "When should I switch from power fishing to finesse fishing techniques?". Power fishing is fishing baits fast, big heavy jigs in cover, winding and ripping big crankbait or spinnerbaits, etc. This is Ike's favorite way to fish. In this
Kevin VanDam attributes a lot of his success in bass fishing to being efficient and covering water. With advancements in electronics, fishing pressure and fishing against some of the top anglers in the world, Kevin knows that there are times when traditional power techniques are simply not going to trigger