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
In this bass fishing video, FLW professional tournament angler JT Kenney "The Grass Wizard" breaks down different types of baits for targetting different types of grass. Kenney talks about which baits have the best efficiency (coming through the grass) and productive (hook-up percentage). JT Kenney goes in depth about jigs,
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler Jonathon VanDam grew up in Michigan and is very familiar with fishing big water for bass. In this instructional seminar, VanDam talks about fishing the Great Lakes.
What will I learn from a Great Lake fishing master in this 45-minute video?
Equipment - The first thing to
One of the most important decisions to make when fishing, which often determines to tournament wins or losses, is the decision of when to stay and when to leave. In this on the water bass fishing instructional video tournament anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek will discuss:
Positive fishing conditions
Pete Gluszek loves to fish spinnerbaits, and he likes to try different color combinations, particularly with the blades. Pete is fishing during the pre spawn period as bass have not yet moved up and locked in on beds, but they are transititioning to shallower water and feeding up for the
West Coast Bassmaster Elite Series Pro angler John Murray discusses catching big smallmouth. On some bodies of water, they're the most fun to catch, and in a tournament situation on those bodies of water, the best chance you have at winning. John talks about the specifics of his favorite baits
Ish Monroe's nickname is the BBS, or "Big Bass Specialist". One of Ish's best specialty techniques for catching tons of big bass is the punching technique. In this class, Ish will walk you through the proper rigging, bait selection, rods, reels, and presentation tactics required to effectively catch more big
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
Tournament bass fishing champion Seth Feider has proven his ability to catch big smallmouth on the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament trail. In this bass fishing instructional video, Seth Feider will discuss catching smallmouth in cold water. September and October are Seth's favorite times to fish for smallmouth bass. In this
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament pro Jamie Hartman is back on the water to talk about a killer smallmouth technique using a jig he helped design. The bait is called a Riot Baits Lil' Creeper Jig. In this 13-minute instructional video, Jamie discusses the equipment
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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining what he likes in a crankbait rod for each situation he is in.
Fred Roumbanis describes scenarios of fishing matted vegetation and offers advice for when to target the bass with either a frog or with flipping jigs and soft plastics. Fred also discusses when and how the bass will use the matted vegetation for cover and to ambush baitfish.
Bassmaster Classic champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University for the first time to talk about swim jigs. As Mark points out, the chatterbait somewhat displaced the spinnerbait and, perhaps, a more refined version of the chatterbait is the swim jig.
Swim Jig Fishing Equipment
Fishing for bass with a swim jig is