Bass fishing legend Gary Klein joins the Bass University TV to talk about flipping and pitching techniques. Gary starts by giving a brief introduction to competing at the top level, what it takes and what aspiring professional anglers can expect.
Gary then gets into his topic by sharing some of the
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament pro, and West Coast angler Ish Monroe conducts a 1-hour instructional fishing seminar on catching monster bass in matted vegetation. Ish shares the fundamental truth in bass fishing, which relates heavily to matted vegetations, "The bass are always going to find a food source".
Bass fishing pro Mike "ike" Iaconelli talks about fishing visible cover, including tips on:
Using water clarity to determine how to approach the cover
How to approach cover based on light conditions and light penetration into the water
How to fish cover based on the seasonal activity level of the fish
Demonstration of flipping
In this hour + on water bass fishing class, Gerald Swindle talks about the equipment needed and demonstrates the technique of flipping grass. Swindle talks about baits, rods, reels. etc. that you will need to flip for bass in the grass. With nearly an hour of demonstration of the technique,
Fred Roumbanis describes scenarios of fishing matted vegetation and offers advice for when to target the bass with either a frog or with flipping jigs and soft plastics. Fred also discusses when and how the bass will use the matted vegetation for cover and to ambush baitfish.
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
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
Pete Gluszek, The Dean of the Bass University, says that one of the most common questions he gets from anglers when guiding and students at Bass University classes is, "What fishing line should I use in different situations?". In this fishing instructional video, Pete discusses the different types of
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
Wood you like to catch bass in the wood like John Crews? Check out this 53 minute in-depth seminar from a 2016 Bass University class in Ohio. In this bass fishing instructional seminar, John Crews answers the following questions:
What baits should I fish around various depths and types
Matt Herren is a veteran of 126 BASS fishing tournaments. He's made 7 Bassmaster Classic appearances and finished in the money in 84 of his BASS tournaments. A lot of the money he's won in tournaments has come from fishing a jig. He joined The Bass University in Gadsden, AL
JT will walk you through the subtle differences of flipping and pitching in grass mats, that can be the difference in cashing a check and going home empty handed.
Sometimes when you don't get a hook in a fish, or the fish swipes at the bait, which often happens with reaction baits, like crankbaits, buzzbaits, chatterbaits and spinnerbaits. What do you do to get them in the boat? Sometimes called follow-up baits, these baits are meant to land those
Fletcher Shryock will demonstrate how to pick apart and dissect heavy cover when flipping and pitching to elevate your fishing to the next level.