2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Matt Herren joined The Bass University for the first time as an instructor in Gadsden, Alabama. Matt is a long-time bass tournament angler who has been fishing the Elite Series since 2009 and BASS invitationals since 1994! Matt spent many of his formative years fishing
Bass Elite Series Angler and successful bait company founder John Crews discusses locating and catching bass with a crankbait. This seminar cover in-depth education for catching bass both shallow and deep cranking. John answers the following pressing questions about fishing with a crankbait:
When should I be using round bend or
Sometimes when you don't get a hook in a fish, or the fish swipes at the bait, which often happens with reaction baits, like crankbaits, buzzbaits, chatterbaits and spinnerbaits. What do you do to get them in the boat? Sometimes called follow-up baits, these baits are meant to land those
Gerald Swindle goes through his selection process, tackle and techniques when using Lipless Crankbaits. Watch this incredibly entertaining class today and learn Gerald's shortcuts to finding success on and off the water!
This bass fishing instructional video is a continuation of Pete's Spawn Fishing Bass Beds You Can't See Fishing Class, where he shared the baits that he used to target spawning fish he's unable to see. In this 16-minute video, Gluszek will show you how he surveys the
Pete Gluszek is on the water to show you how to identify spawning areas, and utilize this knowledge to intercept bass on the way to, and at the spawning beds.
In this bass fishing seminar, Mike Iaconelli discusses how this old style lure still has a key place in everyones tackle box! He will analize picking the right size, color, and most importantly blade style. And he will gone over when, where and how to throw spinnerbaits and picking the right
FLW bass fishing pro and Bassmaster Open angler JT Kenney begins the seminar by addressing a student's question about tannic water. JT fishes a lot of this water in Florida and shares with you his experience concerning color and bait selection for this blackish clear water, which is caused by
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"?
When the spawn phase is over, it can be a very good time to fish with hard baits in order to catch big female bass that are feeding aggressively after the spawn. Ish Monroe discusses his best topwaters, crankbaits, swimbaits, and jerkbaits for this time of year with specific information
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite lures for catching post-spawn and summer bass, the swim jig. Mike used a swim jig to win a Federation National tournament early in his career, 1998, on the Red River. Mike loves fishing swim
Pete Gluszek covers reading weather patterns, water level changes, and adjusting to fishing pressure. Learn how to analyze the past, present, and future weather conditions when making a game-plan and on-the-water decisions. Pete also describes how the weather can affect fish movements and how quickly to make decisions when the
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Scott Suggs wants an "idiot proof" bait, you take it out of the package, your fire it out, wind it in, and if you don't catch fish, you essentially have the wrong spot, the wrong color or the wrong season. With the wake bait, Scott
Aaron Martens analyzes water temperature and its affect on bass movements/ behavior. Most importantly, Aaron will discuss water temperature changes and what you can do to make the correct adjustment in order to catch more bass.