Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler and 2017 Bassmaster Northern Open Champion Ott Defoe returns to The Bass University to for another informative seminar on fishing a jig. Professional bass anglers are constantly asked, "If you only had one lure to fish, what would it be?", and most anglers
Ott Defoe was in Pennsylvania a few years ago to talk about fishing rocks. In this completely remastered bass fishing class seminar video, Ott discusses what he thinks rocks really are (structure vs. cover) and how bass relate to them and use them for feeding. Ott compares rocks to other
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Cliff Crochet believes that most of the great spots for tournament-winning bags are right in front of our noses. Just like Randy Howell's Bassmaster Classic win fishing rip rap, lots of great anglers drove right by that winning spot. In this 51-minute bass fishing instructional
Pete Gluszek and Fred Roumbanis are back at El Salto to talk about fishing shallow water habitat. The two bass tournament anglers talk about different types of shallow water cover, from grass, standing timber, rock banks and more. Pete and Fred share their thoughts on what types of baits to
Bobby Lane is on the water with a prototype Berkley swim jig that is scheduled to be available in the fall of 2021. There will be a finesse and heavy cover version of this lure. In this video, Bobby Lane talks about the heavy cover version, with a heavy gauge flipping hook.
Mike Iaconelli takes us on the water to talk the fine points of finesse fishing. He covers everything from setting the hook to how to play the fish on light line in different cover situations.
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
The Bass University welcomes 2019 Bassmaster Classic Champion Ott Defoe to our classes in Gadsden, AL in the winter of 2020. Ott loves to fish the prespawn and his favorite tools are crankbaits. In this bass fishing educational class seminar, Defoe talks about the differences in lipless and diving crankbaits
What are highland reservoirs, and how do I catch bass in them? Primarily, highland reservoirs are characterized by their deep, clear water with steep banks, which are often composed of rock, like Cherokee Lake. In this bass fishing instructional video seminar, Bassmaster tournament fisherman Ott Defoe will help you build
Ott Defoe joined The Bass University LIVE June 1st, 2021 to discuss his MLF Bass Pro Tour fishing tournament win at the Harris Chain. Ott was fishing a white swim jig, Bass Pro Shops Speed Shad swimbait and Rapala Ott's Garage Crankbaits in the tournament. Watch this recorded live show to learn more
In this on the water bass fishing class, Major League Fishing pro Bryan Thrift takes you out with his Humminbird electronics to locate, mark and fish isolated cover. Bryan shows you how to locate a isolated target with Humminbird side imaging, how to return to that waypoint and position your
2019 Bassmaster Classic champion Ott Defoe joins Rizz from The Bass University to answer 5 (or more) questions about his bass fishing career. Ott also shares some advice on becoming a tournament professional and breaking down a new body of water that you've never fished before.
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Ott Defoe is known for winning tournaments fishing in the river, including accessing some hard-to-reach places with a jet boat. There are several variables to consider when fishing for bass in a river system. Lots of rivers have navigational hazards, and flow rates and rain can change the depth quickly, which
Bass fishing tournament angler Kurt Dove is back to talk about the technique of fishing the Ned Rig. In early October 2017, Kurt did an Introduction to Ned Rig Fishing class, a "101 class", if you will, where you can learn about the best soft plastics, jig heads, line, rods, reels,