Josh Bertrand has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2013, and some of his favorite fishing is up north in the Great Lakes. In part, because Josh loves catching big 4lb smallmouth consistently, and the Great Lakes is a prime location to land those big smallies. In this
Kevin VanDam is on the water with The Bass University talking about two of his favorite tournament topwater baits, a stick bait and a popper. In this bass fishing class, KVD talks about the seasons, times of day and conditions that are best for fishing topwater lures. Based on those
Now that he is retired, legendary pro angler George Cochran reveals his best crankbaits from over 35 years of fishing professionally! George talks in-depth about the exact baits that helped him to catch countless bass across the United States and earn consistent paychecks from tournament-to-tournament.
Randy says that the mid-depths of the water column are the most overlooked and he will show you his best crankbaits. Randy will also share his knowledge of the latest innovations in sound technology with crankbaits.
Shaw Grigsby explains when to catch bass with baits that float or are retrieved along the surface, such as topwater walkers, poppers, wake baits, frogs, buzz baits, floating jerkabits (hard and soft), and more. Shaw also shares advice for more situations where you can use these baits to catch
JT Kenney is on the water in Florida to show you how to fish (and not over-fish) a topwater prop bait around grass mats in Florida.
0:40 How JT Kenney likes to fish a topwater prop bait - locations and technique
5:17 Close up on the bait on
Fletcher Shryock will teach you everything you need to know for dissecting the enormous Great Lakes to locate, and catch those giant smallmouth.
Tips, tackle, and tech for targeting the true giants in the water. If you want to catch more trophy bass, this is the seminar for you!
Swimbaits are well known for being one of the best BIG BASS baits. Learning more about swimbait tactics is also a great way to take your bass fishing skill-set to the next level! Swimbaits have helped Adrian Avena go from a true bass fishing beginner to a successful FLW
Be Successful Topwater Frog Fishing
2:05 Fred Roumbanis's froggin' equipment
10:05 Boom booms frog
15:20 Frog fishing season
27:20 Retrieve for topwater frog fishing
36:05 Frog color choices
43:00 Topwater frog fishing question & answer
For Fred Roumbanis, throwing a frog is a confidence
From tiny synthetic jigs for smallmouth to big bucktail jigs on ledges and everything in between. This is an old school technique that is having a resurgence in the bass fishing world. In certain conditions, the hair jig can really dominate. Seasonal patterns, technique and selecting the right
Pete "The Dean of the Bass University" Gluszek is on the water to talk about the Storm Arashi Cover Pop Topwater Popper. Fishing at dusk is a great time to for topwater lures and Pete demonstrates 2 different ways to fish the bait to
Randy will teach you how to fish smallmouth bass using top water lures, popper lures and helpful top water fishing tips and tricks. Learning about topwater tactics from Randy Howell is like learning about golf from Tiger Woods.
An in-depth breakdown for fishing with crankbaits from deep to shallow.