Mike "Ike" Iaconell is the BASS angler with the longest active Bassmaster Classic qualification streak. He's won a Classic, and AOY title, an Open and come in the top 10 more times that we can quickly tally, between his BASS and FLW fishing tournaments. In this 1hr 20min fishing instructional
Dave Mansue is a veteran bass fishing tournament angler and BASS Open Champion. In this 40 minute instructional video seminar, Dave will discuss the best tactics and techniques for approaching wood cover. He will help you catch more bass out of wooden cover, like docks, stumps, logs, laydowns & brush
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
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
FLW bass fishing pro and Bassmaster Open angler JT Kenney begins the seminar by addressing a student's question about tannic water. JT fishes a lot of this water in Florida and shares with you his experience concerning color and bait selection for this blackish clear water, which is caused by
Bassmaster Elite Series professional bass tournament angler Justin Lucas joins Pete Gluszek for The Bass University LIVE. Justin talks about a 2017 slump, but starting off with a 6th place finish in 2018. Lucas also talks about his Bassmaster Classic fishing experience. Justin talks about the depths to expect to
Learn What Makes Bass Bite
1:05 What really matters to bass?
3:20 Bass senses
8:15 Bite factors
11:00 Advantages of baits
17:10 Action options
26:05 Size options
31:20 Sound options
41:20 Color selection decisions
46:55 What makes "scents"?
The Bass University founder and 17-time consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifier Mike "Ike" Iaconelli conducted a seminar in Kokomo, Indiana about an often-overlooked detail of bass fishing, hooks. The hook and the line are your direct connections to your bait and your fish. Iaconelli discusses how selecting the correct hook for
Lots of folks think of cold water, winter and early spring fishing when they think about fishing jerkbaits for bass. Kurt Dove is hear to dispell the myth that these hardbaits are only for those cold water lethargic bass. Dove explains that jerkbaits excel in clear water situations. In this
Recent Bassmaster Open bass fishing tournament champion Bobby Lane is back with Bass University TV to talk about straight tail worms vs. curly tail worms. Lots of people ask, "When do I fish a straight worm instead of a curly-tail worm?" or "How do I choose when to fish a
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
We're not sure if it's a "punchshot" or a "punch shot", but it's sometimes called a "Jika Rig", and it catches bass! Mike Iaconelli shares what he learned about this hot technique from his recent fishing trip to Japan with Morizo Shimizu. In this 23-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster
"Cajun Baby" Cliff Corchet is really excited to talk to you about this lure. When most people say that, it's because they have to, but he's genuinely excited to talk about it. Before starting Cliff discusses a great area of confusion for many tournament bass fishing fans, the difference
Here to talk about the Forrest Wood Cup winning bait, Ima Little Stik Topwater Bait, which tournament tour rookie Justin Atkins used at Lake Murray, is bass fishing tournament angler Kurt Dove. Atkins was using a chrome & blue (the American Shad color) of this bait. Kurt