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
Matt Lee will walk you through how he got his start in professional bass fishing, and also include some advice if you want to pursue a career in fishing.
Mike Iaconelli takes us on the water to talk the fine points of finesse fishing. He covers everything from setting the hook to how to play the fish on light line in different cover situations.
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
Want to learn how to fish for bass in current? Current is an important component in fishing and is available in varying degrees on every lake, pond and river. One of the most important things about current is that it congregates fish in predictable locations. Every body of water will
Pete Gluszek is on the water to talk about the importance of high quality polarized sunglasses. Whether you're looking for spawning fish in the spring, or any other time of year that we want to see the habitat in the shallows, or identifying bass chasing your bait, you need good
In this 20-minute on-the-water bass fishing instructional video, FLW angler and Bassmaster Elite Series tournament rookie Mark Daniels Jr. talks about one of his favorite baits, the original Rat-L-Trap.
Rat-L-Trap Fishing Basics
Daniels starts by talking about Rat-L-Trap basics for beginners, like color and size selection. There are
Pete Gluszek, The Dean of the Bass University, says that one of the most common questions he gets from anglers when guiding and students at Bass University classes is, "What fishing line should I use in different situations?". In this fishing instructional video, Pete discusses the different types of
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
Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek host Bass University TV LIVE, a bass fishing web show, where they discuss the latest training seminards and PRO subscribers can ask questions and win prizes! Live shows are free to watch, so watch for our newsletter for the next show, which is
Jamie Hartman fishes the Bassmaster Elite Series and is a master at fishing finesse baits, as evidened by top finishes on some pressured clear lakes on the 2017 tournament trail. In this on the water video, Hartman talks about one of the most popular finesse techniques, the dropshot (or drop
In this 22-minute bass fishing instructional video, Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler-of-the-Year Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to share more secrets on how to catch bass. Specifically, Ike is talking about a technique, known mostly in the North and North East, called "snapping a tube". It's a phenomenal
In this video, Bassmaster tournament fishing champions Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek talk about attaching a flurocarbon leader to braided line, how to do it, and why you want to do it. Pete shares a great knot for connecting the two directly, and Ike shares some benefits of using a
Dave Mansue is on the water showing you how he sets up and operates his Humminbird Sonar units.