Mentally Winning Bass Tournaments Main Topics
5:55 In tournament bass fishing, what separates the good from the great?
13:00 Glass half-full approach
20:20 Tips for how to be mentally tough
27:45 Mentally preparing for a bass fishing trip or tournament
43:25 Stop 1
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler James Elam is talking about flipping and pitching cover. These techniques (also known as flippin' and pitchin') can be done in a variety of locations, not just shallow or muddy waters, though that's what most people invision, par.ticularly with flipping. James starts by talking
Bassmaster Elite Series professional tournament angler and Oklahoma St. University Alumnus James Elam joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about fishing mid-depth. Elam starts off this 50-minute bass fishing video with a primer on the general mentality of fising, general rules or guidelines to keep in mind to both
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament champion Jamie Hartman was in Tulsa, OK in early 2020 to teach a bass fishing instructional seminar class on his tournament strategy. Jamie won two Elite Series tournaments in 2019, and most years he finishes near the top of the angler-of-the-year points. Jamie's tournament approach reflects
Chris Zaldain is talking about getting the bigger bass bite and winning tournaments. A lot of folks go out and catch limits of decent sized spotted bass, and finish at the back of a tournament pack. If you're ready to take your game to the next level, Chris recommends throwing
Tournament fishing in the spring can often be dominated by anglers catching big females off beds. While that may play a part in a winning bag, Brandon Cobb stresses that not all your fish need to come off the bed, and during certain times of a tournament day, or under
After a hiatus from the Elite Series to fish the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour, Jason Christie re-qualified for the Elite Series, then proceeded to win the Sabine River event in his first year back. In this Bass University exclusive interview, Jason Christie talks about how the tournament progressed
Bass fishing tournament angler, fishing guide and YouTube fishing content creator Travis Manson (aka SmallmouthCrush) joined The Bass University to discuss tackle storage and tackle organization.
Forward-facing sonar (or live sonar) is all the rage in tournament bass fishing, and lots of anglers are convinced it's the only way to win. This past weekend, saw a couple guys winning tournaments (Bass University's Justin Kimmel won a BFL at Lake Oconee and John Cox won a Tackle
Carl Jocumsen is an Australian tournament bass angler that got hooked on bass fishing when he was 15 years old. He's pursued it from that time forward, and has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2015. Carl fished every Australian tournament for 10 years, where they fished for Australian
Adrian Avena started out as a youth and college angler with a passion to learn more about fishing. He even attended Bass University classes! Adrian will cover how he got started on his road to become a professional angler, tips for anglers of all skill levels and ages, things that
Two anglers who are successful fishing tournaments from the back of the boat, Justin Kimmel and Chad Smith join Pete Gluszek and Mike Iaconelli on Bass University Live to discuss winning tactics and strategies for fishing tournaments as a co-angler. Learn how to catch bass from the back of the
Gerald Swindle had sort of a "burned out" moment a few years ago, he wasn't fishing as much because he loved it, and more time was being spent on business priorities. Gerald realized that he's always loved fishing, and that he wanted to make decisions that allowed him to "keep
Pete Gluszek is here to help take the intimidation out of launching your bass boat. Learn the ins and outs of launching a bass boat efficiently and without undue stress. In this Bass University Basics instructional video, Pete shares information on:
Boat launch ramp fees and common systems for collecting payments
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Gerald Swindle believes in simple fishing techniques and he loves jig fishing. In this 56-minute bass fishing instructional video seminar, 2-time-Angler-of-the-Year Gerald Swindle (G-man) will tell you why he always has a ballhead jig tied on, and why he believes in it as much as any bait in the tackle
Gerald Swindle, 2-time BASS angler of the Year, is out fishing for some deep summer bass with his Summer Ledge Fishing Starting Line Up Lures. Gerald is going to take you step-by-step through elimating lures and keying in on the right bait, according
Professional bass tournament fishing pro Bill Lowen loves throwing a swim jig, and has been doing it to catch big bass for over 20 years. He begins by telling the story of how he happened upon the swim jig technique, and how it's help him make cuts in top-level fishing