Lipless crankbaits are excellent "numbers" baits, meaning that they can help you catch tons of bass of all sizes! Scott Martin credits lipless crankbaits with helping him catch the most bass compared to any other lure while fishing his home waters in southern Florida. Scott discusses in-depth tips for how
Jason Christie, a top Bassmaster Elite Series and MLF tournament angler, joins the Bass University TV to talks about spinnerbait fishing vs. fishing a bladed jig. Lots of people ask, "When to fish a spinnerbait vs. a chatterbait". The answer is really, "When
Whether its practice for a local club event or practice for the Bassmaster Classic, Davy Hite's step-by-step walk-through of the proper tactics for pre-fishing a body of water will help everyone with the best possible tournament results! Davy's covers important decisions such as when to practice in a historically good
Learning as much as you can about the fishing lures that you use is critical to consistently catching good bass! John Crews' class is an incredible in-depth look into his best lures that he relies on with specifics on the why, when, how, where, and when questions.
For the first time, 2009 Bassmaster Classic tournament champion and 2007 BASS angler-of-the-year Skeet Reese joins The Bass University to talk about swimbait fishing for bass. As of the time of this writing, Skeet has won 8 BASS events and finished in the top 10 an amazing 72 times. Many
Tournament bass fishing anglers Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek are on the water explaining how they like to breakdown docks. Pete discusses how to approach docks differently based on their construction and how he approaches floating docks. Mike talks about what areas to target first, what parts to
Pete Gluszek offers advice for how to effectively target and catch bass on large bodies of water. Pete will also prepare you for how to fish when the wind picks up and the waves get big.
John's Dropshot vs. Shaky Head class features an in-depth look at many situations where an angler needs to utilize either a dropshot or shaky head rig as a "numbers bait" to catch all of the bass in an area. John offers advice from his experiences to help anglers determine which
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"?
We've all been there. You're out on the lake and the bass won't bite anything. You've got tackle all over the boat, you've tied on every lure you bought since 2000, and you're not getting any bites. Mark Zona has some advice for you about how to decrease the frustration and
In this seminar, Pete talks about some of the greatest old school bass catching lures, the conditions to fish them, and techniques to put bass in the boat. Many baits and techniques lose popularity over time, but Pete will discuss some of the, perhaps forgotten, baits and presentations that
Why does BASS tournament champion Justin Lucas love sight fishing for spawning bass? Justin talks about how he loves to target spawning bass for big tournament bags, partcularly in the early spring, and how this is a great time to win, particularly local 1-day tournament. He discusses the conditions to
If you fish bodies of water with a hard bottom, football jigs are a great tool that will help you catch giant bass throughout the year. Ike's in-depth class on fishing football head jigs will cover the history of football jigs, different techniques, recommended gear, jig selection, a cool story
You want to learn how to select a crankbait for bass fishing? John Crews knows a lot about crankbaits from the Mann's 1-Minus, which runs just under the surface, to the Strike King 10XD which cranks down to