In this 3-part bass fishing instructional video, 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).
Video 1: Punching Heavy Cover Tackle and Technique
Iaconelli starts by talking about punching components, which include, but are
The Dean’s Office Week of May 15th, 2017
Mike Iaconelli is on the water with Dave Mansue discussing a hot topic, swimbaits.
This is an 11-minute bass fishing instructional video on how to locate spawning bass and how to identify bass on beds. Bass University's "Dean" Pete Gluszek takes you on the water to talk about areas to target when looking for bedding bass. He will help you determine how to efficiently survey
MLF Bass Pro Tour angler Brandon Coulter joined Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick live at the 2019 Bassmaster Classic for some questions and answers from Bass University subscribers.
5:43 Fishing rising water on the Tennessee River (the conditions of the 2019 Bassmaster Classic)
9:11 (2) of the most
Starting today (July 26, 2018) the Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament was scheduled to begin on the Upper Chesapeake. Ultimately, it was rescheduled because the flooding and floating debris were out of control. The question still remains, what do you do when faced with flooded waters? The Dean of
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
In this 45-minute bass fishing instructional video, BASS tournament anglers Fred "Boom Boom" Roumbanis and Pete Gluszek are down at Lake El Salto, a big fish paradise, on a trip hosted by Angler's Inn Fishing Resort. Fred is a master of fishing swimbaits for bass. Growing up,
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Pete Gluszek is often leading or nearly leading BASS Open tournaments where big smallmouth abound. Recently he was also in the lead of the Northern Open on the James River (so he's no stranger to catching big largemouth either). In this 57-minute seminar, Pete Gluszek talks
The Dean's Office - November 7th 2016
Gerald Swindle is one of our top instructors at The Bass University. His combination of fishing knowledge and wit make for an enjoyable learning experience. Gerald Swindle loves to fish a jig, particularly a ball head jig, but there are other great ways to catch bass. In
Bass tournament champion Dave Mansue joins Bass University TV on the water to talk about spybaits or spinbaits, however you refer to this finesse hard plastic subsurface bait. Dave Mansue started this tournament year on Lake Amistad, a deep clear water lake. In the past, Dave fished a dropshot, but
Wesley Strader is on Lake Chickamauga in April to share what he's learned about fishing spinnerbaits. Wesley starts out with tips on maximizing your spinnerbait arsenal and adjusting the the exact current conditions. Then he takes you out on the water to demonstrate casting, retrieving and fish catching around docks,
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