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
Do you want to catch less pressured bass fishing offshore ledges? In this 53-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Elite Series bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about fishing ledges. Ike will cover the following:
What are ledges and what causes them?
What seasons are the best for ledge fishing?
Feel overwhelmed when selecting a fishing line? Mike "Ike" Iaconelli breaks down the different types of fishing lines: monofilament, fluorocarbon and braided line. He talks about the characteristics of the different types of fishing of line. In this video, you will learn the pros and cons of fishing each type of
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Mike Iaconelli is no stranger to tough fishing conditions. Heavily pressured lakes, clear water, suspended bass, cold fronts and other factors can cause fish to shut down. In this bass fishing seminar, Ike share some tips for new, cutting-edge finesse fishing techniques that will help
Mark Zona presented this bass fishing instructional seminar in Kokomo, Indiana. In this 48-minute video, Mark is talking about smallmouth bass in lakes. Zona is an accomplished angler, but he's also spent time fishing 1-on-1 with the best anglers in the world, and with all that experience, he has a load of
In the Spring of 2020, we started publishing our new series called the BUcket List, where we visit top bass fishing destinations with professional tournament anglers and talk with local guides. In this bonus footage, program director Justin Kimmel and "The Dean" Pete Gluszek are out on Chickamauga taking in
Bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to conduct a 3rd and final on the water class about topwater lures, specifically prop baits, poppers and walking baits, which Mike introduced in the Topwater Lures class. In his second class, Iaconelli talks about Topwater Rods, Reels
Bassmaster Elite Series angler Carl Jocumsen joins The Bass University on the water to talk about fishing big glide baits. Because of their size, some anglers are wary to throw these fish-catching baits. Learn the secret tips and tactics to gain confidence in throwing a big glide bait.
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In 2018 one of Mark Zona's beloved friends shared his Braided Line Treble Hook Trick on The Bass University TV. In turn, Mark has chosen to share one of his friend's secret rigs for catching bass, and it's an alternative to the Ned rig, perhaps even
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are live talking about Jason Christie's Pre-Spawn Power Tactics and Aaron Marten's Water Temperature classes.
Matt Lee will walk you through how he got his start in professional bass fishing, and also include some advice if you want to pursue a career in fishing.
In this brand new episode of The Bass University Live, recorded December 15th, 2019, we are talking about team bass tournaments, also known as "buddy tournaments". This exciting form of angling is a unique and fun way to get out fishing and compete in tournaments. We discuss tactics, techniques and situations
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
Mike Iaconelli is on the water explaining what he likes in a crankbait rod for each situation he is in.