The Bass University founder and 17-time consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifier Mike "Ike" Iaconelli conducted a seminar in Kokomo, Indiana about an often-overlooked detail of bass fishing, hooks. The hook and the line are your direct connections to your bait and your fish. Iaconelli discusses how selecting the correct hook for
Previously, bass tournament fishing angler Kevin Short talked about Tackle for Fishing Squarebill Crankbaits. Now, he's back on the water to talk about where and how to fish the bait.
Kevin Short begins by talking about targets, specifically, how he approaches laydowns. For instance, what he's
Bass University instructor, Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler and Lowrance Pro Staff member Jamie Hartman is on the water talking about using Lowrance sonar electronics. In this video, Jamie will teach you how to setup your Lowrance for video game fishing, catching fish real-time that are directly under your boat.
In this 3-part bass fishing instructional video, professional bass tournament angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite techniques, fishing matted vegetation (or any other type of heavy matted floating cover).
Video 1: Punching Heavy Cover Tackle and Technique
Iaconelli starts by talking about punching components, which include, but are
Former BASS Elite Series bass tournament angler and current FLW Pro John Hunter is back on the water to demonstrate fishing a jerkbait. John has already discussed the tackle and seasonal patterns for jerkbait fishing in an earlier video. John is moving around talking about what
Mark Zona is on the water for the first time with The Bass University TV. He's here to share secrets about something he spends hours doing almost every time out, and that's "finding the juice" using his Humminbird Helix 10 sonar and side imaging electronics. After locating and marking waypoints
Bassmaster Elite Series angler Carl Jocumsen joins The Bass University on the water to talk about fishing big glide baits. Because of their size, some anglers are wary to throw these fish-catching baits. Learn the secret tips and tactics to gain confidence in throwing a big glide bait.
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Ever seen a smallmouth following your bait, only to have them lose interest as you slow down your lure retrieve to further entice the interested bass? Tidal river expert and avid smallmouth fisherman Pete "The Dean" Gluszek share tips, tricks and secrets to make smallmouth stop looking at your bait
Mark Zona, Bassmaster color commentator and host of "Zona's Awesome Fishing Show", returns to The Bass University for another on the water bass fishing instructional video. In this video, Mark talks about the tackle needed and how to fish the technique known as "cracking a tube".
Cracking a Tube Main Topics
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
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
JT Kenney is on the water to talk about the tackle he uses and demonstrate how to fish the Mag Ned rig, which is an upscaled Ned rig, using the Nichols JT Magnum Ned Rig Jig Head. If you've ever wanted to
Bass fishing tournament champion Pete Gluszek talks about fishing in changing conditions, which Mike Iaconelli calls "fishing the moment". Pete shares some of the adjustments that he makes in changing conditions, particularly in water clarity. Pete talks about baits and where to fish in freshly muddy water, and how to
Bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli is on the water to conduct a 3rd and final on the water seminar about topwater lures, specifically prop baits, poppers and walking baits, which Mike introduced in the Topwater Lures seminar. In his second seminar, Iaconelli talks about Topwater Rods, Reels & Line.