Topwater magician Bernie Schultz offers an incredibly in-depth look at fishing with walking baits, poppers, prop baits, and buzzbaits.
Professional tournament bass fishing angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is here to talk about some fundamental items you want to bring when preparing for a fishing trip. Particularly new bass fishermen and women may not be sure how to best select items to carry. After all, when bank fishing, the more
Mike Iaconelli explains why vibrating jigs have become a key lure choice for many situations throughout the year. He will look at picking the right vibrating jig, where and when to throw them, retrieve techniques, trailer selection and correct gear choice.
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on Toledo Bend in the spring, with water temperatures in the 60s, with the water falling and a cold front moving in. The fish are moving to the bank, but because of the dropping water, and cooler weather, they aren't locking onto beds.
1:13 Where do
Mike Iaconelli is back with The Bass University for another installment of Bass University Basics. In this video, Mike "Ike" Iaconelli will help you select the right size lure for the season, conditions, forage size, etc. You'll learn all the important considerations of "match the hatch". Learn how water clarity
4th Year Bassmaster Elite Series angler, BASS Rookie of the Year and College National Champion Jake Whitaker is with The Bass University to talk about weightless soft plastic techniques. Whitaker is from the Carolinas, and went to college at UNC Charlotte, around lakes like Lake Norman, Lake Wylie, Lake Murray
Brandon explains his game plan for how to use crankbaits during all seasons of the year to locate and catch big bass.
Bass tournament angler Pete Gluszek feels like the Carolina rig gets a bad rap. He's here to convert the haters, and get everyone fishing this monster fish-catching rig.
Shortcuts to Carolina Rig Fishing Topics:
0:50 - What is a Carolina rig?
2:25 - Why is a Carolina rig different?
Our most popular piece from the 2018 Bassmaster Classic was Munenori Kajiwara talking about Japan Import Tackle. Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick welcome Munenori back for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic with more imported Japanese secret baits for catching bass. Munenori bring everything from ultra-finesse, finesse fishing lures like you've never seen,
Mike Iaconelli is on the water showing everyone how he breaks down an area and makes it smaller and smaller until he narrows it down onto the "sweet spot."
Lipless crankbaits are an outstanding search tool and big bass-catching bait. Cliff explains the basics, but then dives into the advanced details such as how to improve your strike-to-catch ratio, his knowledge on color/ lure selection, lipless crankbait sounds, and more.
Deep diving crankbaits are a very important tool for catching bass relating to deep cover and structure such as ledges, points, brush piles, roadbeds and more. Deep cranking is a major strength for Elite Series pro John Crews and in this class you will learn in-depth information from John about
Bass fishing tournament champion Mike Iaconelli is on the water about a secret bait and technique being used to catch big bass. Known as "flutter spoon fishing" or "structure spoon fishing", this technique of fishing a large cupped spoon is used to fish mid-to-deep depths.
Flutter Spoon Fishing - Part 1
Recent Central Open winner and Bassmaster Classic qualifier Cliff Crochet talks about an important aspect of catching bass, the hookset. Cliff will talk about executing proper hooksets while answering the following questions:
What equipment (rod) should I be using to get a good hookset?
Where should my rod be positioned to be