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
Cashion rods and Missile Jigs share the philosophy of providing top-quality tackle that's made in the USA. In this video, Cashion rods anglers Fat Cat Newton and John Crews talk about the new series of rods from Cashion, which includes a series of technique-specific rods and
In the December, 2017 episode of Bass University Live, we welcome 2017 Bassmaster Classic champion Jordan Lee! This episode is dedicated to fishing jigs. Many tournaments are won with this bait, and lots of people swear by it as the go-to big fish/kicker fish bait. There's one problem for the
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler James Elam is talking about flipping and pitching cover. These techniques (also known as flippin' and pitchin') can be done in a variety of locations, not just shallow or muddy waters, though that's what most people invision, par.ticularly with flipping. James starts by talking
Jamie Hartman is back with The Bass University to talk about fishing finesse jigs. A finesse jig is a very versatile bait that catches a lot of fish. Whether it's a smallmouth, largemouth or spotted bass, they will all bite a finesse jig. If you're looking for a great alternative
Ish Monroe's nickname is the BBS, or "Big Bass Specialist". One of Ish's best specialty techniques for catching tons of big bass is the punching technique. In this class, Ish will walk you through the proper rigging, bait selection, rods, reels, and presentation tactics required to effectively catch more big
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
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
Are you tired of soaking your lure in the same tired spot, hoping to scrounge up a limit in your bass fishing tournament? Bryan Thrift thinks it may be time for you to get your foot on the gas and run & gun your way to bigger bass, tageting actively
Bassmaster Classic champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University for the first time to talk about swim jigs. As Mark points out, the chatterbait somewhat displaced the spinnerbait and, perhaps, a more refined version of the chatterbait is the swim jig.
Swim Jig Fishing Equipment
Fishing for bass with a swim jig is
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
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
As a professional bass angler, Edwin Evers is often asked, "What is the best lure?" or "If you had to choose one lure, what would it be?". Bassmaster Classic champion Evers believes, for him, that one lure would be a jig. It's versatile, and can be fishing in all seasons.
Gerald Swindle believes in simple fishing techniques and he loves jig fishing. In this 56-minute bass fishing instructional video, 2-time-Angler-of-the-Year Gerald Swindle (G-man) will tell you why he always has a ballhead jig tied on, and why he believes in it as much as any bait in the tackle box.