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
Be sure to also check out Fall Seasonal Transition & Baits! Pete Gluszek talks about the fall transition in regards to bass that have related to grass all summer. Pete talks about where the bass go when the grass starts to die and what targets to fish.
Even as hunting season begins, a lot of outdoorsmen are still on the hunt for transitioning bass. In this seasonal bass fishing instructional video, former Bassmaster Classic Champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike Iaconelli takes a look at fall bass fishing techniques and explains how to pattern bass during the fall.
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.
Main Topics in this Winning Bass Tournaments Class
1:15 Approaching a lake
4:20 The tournament-winning 1-2 punch
10:10 Spring examples
11:00 Summer examples
12:15 Fall examples
14:50 Winter examples
17:20 Multi-species lakes
19:05 Fishing resident fish vs. pattern fish
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
Do you ever wonder how several of the top pro bass anglers manage to consistently catch big bass up shallow all year round? Greg Hackney helps identify the scenarios for which bass relate to shallow cover and structure throughout the year. He also discusses the exact techniques and baits that
Seth Feider loves to fish milfoil for bass. He has so much confidence that he can go days without a bite and still believe the next flip is going to be a big one. Learn tips, tricks and secrets for fishing milfoil from Bassmaster Elite Series angler Seth Feider.
Florida's Shaw Grigsby is well known for being a sight fishing expert. Shaw's class on sight fishing techniques covers how to catch the bass that you can see during the bass spawn, but he also gives advice for other seasons such as how to catch cruising bass during the fall!
Pete Gluszek, the Dean of the Bass University welcomes FLW professional tournament angler Brandon Cobb. They talk about targeting largemouth or spots, and how the seasonal change separates the two species. Lake Hartwell also has a couple of types of grass right now, and Brandon shares why it's there and
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
Recently Paul Mueller smashed some smallmouth he located with his Garmin units. Now he's out in the cold and clear water fishing for largemouth. The current water temperature is 48 degrees, but Paul doesn't believe that's too cold
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
In this 49-minute bass fishing educational video, Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler and recent Bass Open champion Mike McClelland talks about catching fish in cold winter conditions. McCleland talks about the importanct of safety, warmth and overall preparedness for cold weather fishing. Mike discusses the advances in electronics and what part