Gerald Swindle is one of our top instructors at The Bass University. His combination of fishing knowledge and wit make for an enjoyable learning experience. Gerald Swindle loves to fish a jig, particularly a ball head jig, but there are other great ways to catch bass. In
It's autumn and Adrian Avena is here to tell you how to successfully catch bass while many other outdoor enthusiasts are headed into the woods for hunting season. In the fall, shad start to migrate from the main channels into the backs of creeks. It's a great time to target
Bassmaster Elite Series bass tournament angler Matt Lee is on the water to discuss strolling a technique that will help get crankbaits down much deeper than their designated depth range. Matt will discuss the limitations of the traditional chunk-n-wind approach to crankbait fishing. He disucsses how to use your trolling
Dave Mansue is on the water explaining his favorite ways to rig and use big worms.
FLW Tour professional tournament bass fisherman Luke Dunkin is back with The Bass University on the water to talk about fishing riprap banks. Luke talks about how he approaches riprap banks and the lures he employs to catch bass. After discussing his favorite baits, Luke goes out and demonstrates fishing
Fishing for shallow smallmouth bass in the Summer is one of Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Seth Feider's favorite ways to catch bass. Seth explains that most anglers know to fish for smallmouth in the spring during the prespawn and spawning periods, but the bass that stay shallow throughout the summer
JT Kenney has years of experience fishing lakes in Florida, and he's here to share a technique that's often overlooked, and can often be deadly for catching Florida bass. That technique is jerkbait fishing. In this video, JT will tell you when this bait shines, the tackle you'll need to
Most anglers refer to powershotting as a technique with baitcasting tackle and heavier line. Mark Zona's definition is more like power dropshotting. You're still using spinning tackle, but you're power fishing. Watch this full 22-minute video to learn more.
0:46 Traditional powershotting vs. Zona's powershotting (power dropshotting)
Mike Iaconelli talks about how to elicit reaction strikes from bass while fishing crankbaits around grass and other submerged aquatic vegetation. In this on the water bass fishing video, Ike is explaining his most effective ways to work crankbaits through grass. He is fishing a Rapala DT
Mark Zona is on the water for the first time with The Bass University TV. He's here to share secrets about something he spends hours doing almost every time out, and that's "finding the juice" using his Humminbird Helix 10 sonar and side imaging electronics. After locating and marking waypoints
In this on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, Pete Gluszek and Mark Daniels Jr (MDJ) are out fishing on the Delaware River at high tide and catching bass. Pete has selected a stretch of flooded riprap. MDJ is throwing a Bill Lewis Silent Echo squarebill crankbait and flipping
While some top-level bass fishing tournament trails have outlawed the umbrella rig, and some states have a limit of the number of baits that can have hooks, the umbrella rig (aka Alabama rig) is a great way to catch numbers of fish and trigger bites from big bass. The rig
In this 3-part on-the-water instructional fishing video, Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek discuss fishing topwater frogs for bass.
Frog Fishing: Part 1
Equipment & Walking the Dog
Pete Gluszek talks about the finer details of walking the dog that he learned from fishing with Ish Monroe. Mike talks about the preferred equipment setup
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