Pete Gluszek is on the water talking about a bait that's on the comeback trail, the spinnerbait. Recently there's been a return to tournament success for spinnerbaits. Pete talks about how there was a decline in popularity of the spinnerbiat, primarily around the time the chatterbait became popular. In this
Former BASS Elite Series bass tournament angler and current FLW Pro John Hunter is back on the water to demonstrate fishing a jerkbait. John has already discussed the tackle and seasonal patterns for jerkbait fishing in an earlier video. John is moving around talking about what
Bass University Live Video 1 : Brett Hite
Mike "Ike" Iaconelli and Pete "The Dean" Gluszek welcome everyone to the live show. They talk about great specials going on in the month of October, 2017 for PRO subscribers, including 20% off Flambeau tackle boxes, Rapala
Kevin Short is a Bassmaster Elite Series champion that's won a lot of bass fishing tournament money with a crankbait, particularly with a squarebill crankbaits.
Main Squarebill Fishing Topics
1:45 Different types of squarebills
4:00 Components of a squarebill
Bass University TV's Pete Gluszek is on the water to talk about a great year-round techniquefor catching bass. Often fished with a finesse bait, this technique is fished using power fishing equipment. The Carolina rig doesn't just catch small fish, as it's often accused of doing, but it will catch
Professional bass angler and fishing guide Dave Mansue would pick a jig, if he could only use one bait. The reason? More tournament money has been won on a jig than any other bass lure. There are several different types of jigs, and Dave talks about the characteristics to look for
FLW bass fishing tournament angler John Hunter is back on the water to talk about bladed jigs (sometimes called a chatterbait) and the tackle/gear you will need to fish one effectively. John begins with the seasons where the bladed jig excels. He then goes into the importance of color selection and weight.
In this prespawn bass fishing class, Pete Gluszek breaks down the rising temperature ranges from the 30s to the 60s and lures he likes to use to target bass that haven't moved up onto beds. What types and sizes of baits are the big females looking for? What are some
Jared Lintner loves to punch matted vegetation for bass. He grew up fishing grass lakes in California and it's one of his favorite things to do. In this on the water bass fishing class, Jared will talk specifically about the tackle he uses to punch mats.
0:49 Jared Lintner's
FLW Pro John Hunter
John Hunter joins Bass University Live in-studio to talk about the Kentucky Lake FLW event. John talks about the Asian carp issue and how it effects locating and catching bass on Kentucky Lake.
BASS Elite Series Champion Drew Benton
Drew Benton Skypes in to talk about his win at
Pete Gluszek, "The Dean" of The Bass University, shares his experience with new cutting-edge techniques and classic bass fishing tactics that have been winning tour level tournaments for decades! Gluszek describes techniques for both finesse and power fishing situations with crankbaits, chatterbaits, spinnerbaits, and plastics. Another of Pete's
Bryan Schmitt, who recently finished second in the Bassmaster Open tournament on the Harris Chain in Florida, joins The Bass University to talk about the tackle he uses to fish a swim jig for bass. Bryan talks about the rod size and action he likes, the type and size of
What is a Chatterbait?
The Chatterbait® is technically the name of a patented bass fishing bladed lure, invented by Ron Davis and produced by Z-Man, a lure manufacturing company in Charleston, SC. This bait is in the classification of "
Sometimes there's not a clear-cut answer to when to fish one lure over the other, but, as Pete Gluszek shares in this on the water video, you can't fish what you don't have. Many anglers have put their spinnerbaits away, in favor of chatterbaits (or vibrating jigs), but hat could