In this 22-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to share more secrets on how to catch bass. Specifically, Ike is talking about a technique, known mostly in the North and North East, called "snapping a tube". It's a phenomenal
If you fish bodies of water with a hard bottom, football jigs are a great tool that will help you catch giant bass throughout the year. Ike's in-depth class on fishing football head jigs will cover the history of football jigs, different techniques, recommended gear, jig selection, a cool story
Mike Iaconelli, professional bass fishing tournament angler and host of 'Fish My City' travel destination fishing show on Nat Geo WILD, is back on the water with The Bass Univeristy to help you catch more bass when conditions are tough and bass won't bite. Previously, Mike introduced some finesse lures
"Big bass" Bobby Lane is back on the water at Lake Kissimmee where he recently won a 2018 BASS Bassmaster Open. Bobby Lane grew up fishing these waters, and he shares some stories and insights about fishing and life while reflecting on some experiences from his childhood. Bobby talks about
Professional bass tournament anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek break down the typical main lake point and talk about what makes up a sweet spot (current, contour, bottom composition, etc.), where fish will group together and feed. Since Ike and Pete catch several fish in one specific area, it's important
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
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
Mike Iaconelli's class on locating bass quickly and breaking down new bodies of water is one of the most important topics in bass fishing! Most anglers fish new bodies of water each year and all anglers have at least one thing in common, which is we all want to catch
Mike Iaconelli is on the water showing everyone how he breaks down an area and makes it smaller and smaller until he narrows it down onto the "sweet spot."
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
Professional bass tournament fishing pro Bill Lowen loves throwing a swim jig, and has been doing it to catch big bass for over 20 years. He begins by telling the story of how he happened upon the swim jig technique, and how it's help him make cuts in top-level fishing
Lots of people ask professional bass fishing tourmanent champion Mike Iaconelli, "When should I switch from power fishing to finesse fishing techniques?". Power fishing is fishing baits fast, big heavy jigs in cover, winding and ripping big crankbait or spinnerbaits, etc. This is Ike's favorite way to fish. In this
What are wake baits? Bass fishing tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli describes them as a cross between a topwater and a diving crankbait. In this 15-minute bass fishing video, Iaconelli will discuss the different types of wake baits (including the Rapala DT Fat, Mann's
Special considerations for fishing and navigating the great lakes for big bass.