Based on water temperature changes throughout the year, Mark will explain the various cranking techniques and crankbait selection tips that are appropriate for the conditions that you face on a body of water.
Why does BASS Open champion Pete Gluszek love the fall? Firstly, less fishing pressure! People are out hunting, back in school and preparing for the holidays, which means fewer anglers out trying to catch bass. Also, fish are moving and feeding up. In this video, Pete will answer the following
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
Many anglers only fish jerkbaits in the spring and fall, this is a huge mistake! Mark will show you how to fish jerkbaits all year long by analyzing water temperatures, various jerkbaits, and retrieves, and more.
Every day, James Watson, BASS and FLW professional tournament angler, strives to be a better angler. He is known, in part, for his tournament success with the topwater phenomenon the River2Sea Whopper Plopper. He is constantly learning and in this 50-minute topwater bass fishing instructional video, he
Todd Faircloth shares his strategies for understanding bass movements and positioning among various types of grass/ vegetation during the winter and spring of the year. Then, Todd describes each detail about his best tactics and baits for catching these big grass bass in cold water situations and when the
Not all bass do the same thing all the time. You can catch a bass on a topwater near the bank, then drive out to 50 feet and catch another one. Bass do have a tendancy to migrate toward deeper water at certain times of the year and that's what
BASS tournament professional angler Mike McClelland's fascination with jerkbaits started when he was a young tournament angler, and after his pattern started to give out, his partner for the day suggested the go "really catch them" with a weighted jerkbait. Since then, Mike has gone on to work with
Special considerations for fishing and navigating the great lakes for big bass.
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
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
Bassmaster Elite Series professional tournament angler and Oklahoma St. University Alumnus James Elam joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about fishing mid-depth. Elam starts off this 50-minute bass fishing video with a primer on the general mentality of fising, general rules or guidelines to keep in mind to both
Smallmouth Bass are notorious for their ability to move and become difficult to relocate. Jonathon VanDam’s knowledge of the seasonal movements of smallmouth bass will help you save valuable time so that you can spend less time searching and more time catching big brown bass!
Jerkbait fishing is not just a winter and pre-spawn tactic, though it is great during those times. FLW pro John Hunter is hear to advocate the fishing of jerkbaits throughout the year, in every season. John Hunter will talk about what type of jerkbaits you want to use in each
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Catching Winter Bass with KVD
Cold Water Fishing with Crankbaits and Jerkbaits
7-time BASS angler-of-the-year, 4-time Bassmaster Classic champion & 2001 FLW angler-of-the-year Kevin VanDam aka KVD has over $6m in career bass fishing tournament earnings. In this seminar, his first with The Bass University, VanDam discusses cold water power fishing tactics, which
Do you have trouble catching bass in the winter months? After the fall feed, as fish become less active, do you find yourself questioning, "Where did all the bass go?" or "Do the fish just stop biting during the winter?". Bassmaster Eliter series tournament champion Jason Christie is here to
For the first time presenting with The Bass University, Zona's Awesome Fishing Show host Mark Zona was in Kokomo, Indiana to talk about fishing docks differently. Mark Zona is an experienced bass angler, Bassmaster sportscaster/commentator/emcee and entertaining fishing show host. He's all about learning and consuming any information he can that