Sometimes when you don't get a hook in a fish, or the fish swipes at the bait, which often happens with reaction baits, like crankbaits, buzzbaits, chatterbaits and spinnerbaits. What do you do to get them in the boat? Sometimes called follow-up baits, these baits are meant to land those
Fishing for shallow smallmouth bass in the Summer is one of Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Seth Feider's favorite ways to catch bass. Seth explains that most anglers know to fish for smallmouth in the spring during the prespawn and spawning periods, but the bass that stay shallow throughout the summer
Bass Elite Series Angler and successful bait company founder John Crews discusses locating and catching bass with a crankbait. This seminar cover in-depth education for catching bass both shallow and deep cranking. John answers the following pressing questions about fishing with a crankbait:
When should I be using round bend or
Mark Daniels Jr., a former FLW Tour and Bassmaster Elite series angler, who is now fishing the MLF Bass Pro Tour, was in Tulsa, OK in January to talk about shallow cranking. MDJ loves shallow cranking and has been with Bill Lewis lures for many years, he has recently co-developed a
Shallow cranking with squarebill, lipless, flat-sided, and other shallow running crankbaits is a technique that Greg Hackney is very confident in. Greg grew up fishing many bodies of water with an abundance of shallow cover and he learned how effective a crankbait can be around shallow cover. Greg found that
Recent Central Open winner and Bassmaster Classic qualifier Cliff Crochet talks about an important aspect of catching bass, the hookset. Cliff will talk about executing proper hooksets while answering the following questions:
What equipment (rod) should I be using to get a good hookset?
Where should my rod be positioned to be
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, Bassmaster tournament fisherman Ott Defoe will help you build a
One of our most popular presenters, "Dollar" Bill Lowen, is back with The Bass University in Kokomo, Indiana to talk about seasonal shallow water cranking. Bill grew up fishing the rivers, and most of the fish were shallow by necessity all year long. Bill Lowen wants to share with Bass
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are live discussing Greg Hackney's Shallow Water All Year Long seminar as well as Summertime Fishing.
Rip rap, boulders, pea gravel, bluffs and rocks are a very important in bass fishing, as bass and their food sources often relate to various types of rocks throughout the year. Listen closely to this class from Ott DeFoe, as he helps anglers understand how to locate key rock
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,
Professional bass tournament fishing angler James Elam is back to talk about fishing shallow cover, primarily flipping and pitching jigs and creature baits, but also testing the waters with a spinnerbait and a topwater frog.
The first thing he's going to do is discuss how he approaches the cover. Learn tips
FLW bass fishing pro and Bassmaster Open angler JT Kenney begins the seminar by addressing a student's question about tannic water. JT fishes a lot of this water in Florida and shares with you his experience concerning color and bait selection for this blackish clear water, which is caused by
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Seth Feider discusses the ultimate finesse bait for smallmouth fishing, hair jigs. If you have clear water, smallmouth and fish 15' of water or less, this seminar is for you! In this video, Seth discusses:
Selecting size and color of marabou jig
Fishing line, rod & reel tackle