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
Chatterbaits have been one of the hottest baits for catching big bass this spring! A chatterbait/ vibrating jig is not only one of Brett Hite's favorite confidence baits, the chatterbait is Brett's MONEY bait!! Brett has two professional wins in 2014 for $220,000 and several more wins throughout his
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.
Why Fish a Squarebill Crankbait?
Kevin has some very compelling reasons to fish a squarebill crankbait, and it has a
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 "
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 prespawn bass fishing seminar, 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
In late January, Carl Jocumsen finished near the top 10% in the first Bassmaster Eastern Open bass fishing tournament, which was held on the Harris Chain of lakes. Directly after the tournament, Carl took The Bass University out to an erea where he caught about 40 bass in 2 hours
Jason Christie, a top Bassmaster Elite Series and MLF tournament angler, joins the Bass University TV to talks about spinnerbait fishing vs. fishing a bladed jig. Lots of people ask, "When to fish a spinnerbait vs. a chatterbait". The answer is really, "When
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
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler John Crews joins The Bass University on the water to talk about the punchshot rig aka Tokyo rig. John starts by talking about the components of the rig: swivel, weights, metal wires, hooks, soft plastic baits, etc. John also briefly shows the difference
FLW Pro bass fishing tournament angler John Hunter is back on the water to talk about how to fish with Bladed Jigs (or chatterbaits), which he calls a hybrid between a spinnerbait and a squarebill. John will talk about the different retrieves, how
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.
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