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In today's bass fishing tournament scene, if you want to be competitive in various parts of the country, you need to be prepared to make adjustments on-the-fly. As conditions change, you need to be ready to switch tackle and tactics immediately. Learn how the younger generation fishing top-level bass tournaments use versatility to their advantage without getting overwhelmed. In this 45-minute seminar from Tulsa, OK, James Elam presents a comprehensive bass fishing class on being a versatile tournament angler.

  • 0:52 James Elam describes himself as proficient at many technique, master of none
  • 5:11 Understanding how to use and being open to using different tools in the toolbox
  • 6:55 Find the balance between doing too much and not enough
  • 10:01 Why being versatile and why the winningest anglers are comfortable with making changes on the fly
  • 13:42 Commit to memory things that work and things that don't and reference those to be more successful
  • 15:34 Be versatile with all the species of bass, if you want to compete on a national level
  • 17:47 The techniques you need to know to be a versatile angler and be prepared to catch bass anywhere they live throughout the world
  • 20:43 Shallow water fishing baits and tips
  • 27:53 Deep water bass fishing baits and tips
  • 37:18 Mid-depth bass fishing baits and tips
  • 38:13 Grass lakes
  • 39:58 Rock lakes
  • 40:43 Pattern-fishing lakes
  • 41:12 Area-fishing lakes
  • 42:14 Mississippi River, Wisconsin
  • 42:44 Lake Martin, Alabama
  • 43:59 Lake Chatuge, Georgia
  • 44:43 When to not be versatile

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