Bassmaster Classic Champion and angler-of-the-year bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is talking about a hot new technique that's catching lots of hard-to-catch bass. The technique is spybaiting or fishing spybaits (also spelled "spy baiting" or "spy baits" or known as "spin baits" or "spinbaiting" in different circles). When Mike
You want to learn how to select a crankbait for bass fishing? John Crews knows a lot about crankbaits from the Mann's 1-Minus, which runs just under the surface, to the Strike King 10XD which cranks down to
Bassmaster Elite Series professional bass tournament angler Justin Lucas joins Pete Gluszek for The Bass University LIVE. Justin talks about a 2017 slump, but starting off with a 6th place finish in 2018. Lucas also talks about his Bassmaster Classic fishing experience. Justin talks about the depths to expect to
Pete Gluszek covers reading weather patterns, water level changes, and adjusting to fishing pressure. Learn how to analyze the past, present, and future weather conditions when making a game-plan and on-the-water decisions. Pete also describes how the weather can affect fish movements and how quickly to make decisions when the
Bass fishing tournament angler Kurt Dove is on the water to talk about the highly versatile technique of Texas rig soft plastic fishing. Texas rigging is a rigging techtnique that can be used for pitching, flipping, punching, dock fishing & open water casting and so many other applications. In this
Josh Bertrand has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2013, and some of his favorite fishing is up north in the Great Lakes. In part, because Josh loves catching big 4lb smallmouth consistently, and the Great Lakes is a prime location to land those big smallies. In this
In this prespawn bass fishing seminar, Pete Gluszek breaks down the rising temperature ranges from the 30s to the 60s and lures he likes to use to target bass that haven't moved up onto beds. What types and sizes of baits are the big females looking for? What are some
Mike Iaconelli explains why vibrating jigs have become a key lure choice for many situations throughout the year. He will look at picking the right vibrating jig, where and when to throw them, retrieve techniques, trailer selection and correct gear choice.
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
JVD takes you out on the water, utilizing his electronics to locate prime smallmouth habitat. Once bass are located, Jonathon will then walk you through how to select the best baits for the prevailing conditions.
Mike will discuss how this old style lure still has a key place in everyones tackle box! He will analize picking the right size, color, and most importantly blade style. And he will gone over when, where and how to throw spinnerbaits and picking the right gear!
John Murray is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass angler, fishing competitively since he was 13. He spent most of his early career fishing on the West Coast, around Lake Mead, which is very clear. In that enviroment, he was able to really study bass behavior, so he was able to
In January 2019, Missile Baits founder John Crews joined The Bass University in Edison, NJ to talk about the top 5 soft plastic baits and share some tips on fishing them. John starts off with some history of the soft plastic lure, including some of the pioneers, like Nick Creme,
Swim jigs are great versatile baits that allow you to cover water and search for bass. Fred's swim jig techniques have accounted for many big bass in his livewell on the Bassmaster Elite Series and FLW Tour. A variety of tactics coupled with balanced tackle, will have you adding