While some top-level bass fishing tournament trails have outlawed the umbrella rig, and some states have a limit of the number of baits that can have hooks, the umbrella rig (aka Alabama rig) is a great way to catch numbers of fish and trigger bites from big bass. The rig
Lots of folks think of cold water, winter and early spring fishing when they think about fishing jerkbaits for bass. Kurt Dove is hear to dispell the myth that these hardbaits are only for those cold water lethargic bass. Dove explains that jerkbaits excel in clear water situations. In this
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
Professional bass angler, Missile baits pro and fishing guide Dave Manue talks about a great new bait, developed by John Crews, the D Bomb. Dave talks about what makes the D Bomb a special soft plastic bait, particularly for flipping and pitching situations.
Main D-Bomb Fishing Topics
0:45 What is
Mike and Pete take a question from their mailbag about determining the colors needed on a new body of water. They will answer how to choose colors for soft plastics and crankbaits.
Are you having trouble catching bass on topwater lures? Many anglers have issues enticing bass to bite, getting baits to work properly, hooking bass that explode on their lures and landing bass they get on the line. A lot of these issues are caused by fishing plugs on the wrong
Gerald Swindle places well in many tournaments, and often he's noted as having been "junk fishing" in the event. When you're not really "On 'em", but you need to catch 5 bass, that's when junk fishing can really come in handy. In this bass fishing class, you will learn:
Jeff Kriet is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler who has been fishing BASS events for well over 20 years. He has amassed well over $1M in tournament winnings, having finished over half of his tournaments "in the money". In his many years of tournament fishing competition, he has also
Tournament bass fishing champion and guide Pete Gluszek introduces a crankbait he helped design, Pete's Quite Killer. Pete explains why this thin, silent, tight-wobbling crankbait is key when fishing gets tough. This shallow-running crankbait is great to fish in pressured waters around vegetation, blowdown trees, shallow docks and more.
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water talking about how to select a target when presented with a multitude of cover.
Special considerations for fishing and navigating the great lakes for big bass.
Gerald Swindle is one of our top instructors at The Bass University. His combination of fishing knowledge and wit make for an enjoyable learning experience. Gerald Swindle loves to fish a jig, particularly a ball head jig, but there are other great ways to catch bass. In
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
Fresh off the Bassmaster Open win on the James River, we're releasing Mike Iaconelli's seminar from January 2019 on fishing micro jigs, like the Missile Jigs Ike's Micro Jig. Micro jigs are ultra finesse jigs that are usually fished on spinning tackle, and they