Bassmaster Elite Series angler Matt Herren returned to The Bass University in Gadsden, AL to discuss an old school bait, that many anglers have put away, and many young anglers have never thrown. Proven fish-catchers, balsa baits have often been displaced by plastic-bodied plugs in the modern tackle box. Learn
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"?
Brandon explains his game plan for how to use crankbaits during all seasons of the year to locate and catch big bass.
Recent Bassmaster Open bass fishing tournament champion Bobby Lane is back with Bass University TV to talk about straight tail worms vs. curly tail worms. Lots of people ask, "When do I fish a straight worm instead of a curly-tail worm?" or "How do I choose when to fish a
In this 49-minute bass fishing educational video seminar, Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler and recent Bass Open champion Mike McClelland talks about catching fish in cold winter conditions. McCleland talks about the importanct of safety, warmth and overall preparedness for cold weather fishing. Mike discusses the advances in electronics and what
Lots of anglers are now depending on their electronics to locate bass. While electronics are a piece of the puzzle, Bassmaster Elite Series angler John Crews prefers to find his bass with a rod and reel, cranking high percentage areas. John likes to seek and destroy with both shallow and
Mark Menendez was in Kokomo, Indiana with The Bass University to talk about fishing crankbaits & jerkbaits in the Winter through the Spring (38-72+ degrees F). In this bass fishing class seminar, Mark breaks down various temperature ranges, where he looks for bass in the time and his weapon of
Major League Fishing bass fishing tournament professional angler Ish Monroe joined The Bass University in Tulsa, OK in 2020 to share secret tips, tactics and techniques for power fishing during the prespawn. Ish Monroe is known for his love of power fishing and fishing for big bass with big baits.
Fred Roumbanis will go through how to utilize crankbaits to their full effectiveness with advanced crankbait techniques.
Pete Gluszek is on the water talking about a bait that's on the comeback trail, the spinnerbait. Recently there's been a return to tournament success for spinnerbaits. Pete talks about how there was a decline in popularity of the spinnerbiat, primarily around the time the chatterbait became popular. In this
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament angler and 2017 MLF champion Bobby Lane is back on the water in Florida to demonstrate fishing the Yo-Zuri Hardcore Vibe 75mm. In a previous class, Bobby Lane talked about the tackle he
2019 Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion Ott Defoe believes heavily in modifying baits. Since he was young, he's been hand-crafting crankbaits and making alterations to baits to increase his condfidence in their fish-catching ability. In this video, Ott Defoe will talk about some of the tweaks that he makes
In this completely remastered bass fishing class seminar video, Fred Roumbanis (aka Boom Boom) was with The Bass University back in 2015 to share tips for selecting the right swim jig and fishing the water column top to bottom. Fred talks about how he fishes various swim jig weights and
Catching Winter Bass with KVD
Cold Water Fishing with Crankbaits and Jerkbaits
7-time BASS angler-of-the-year, 4-time Bassmaster Classic champion & 2001 FLW angler-of-the-year Kevin VanDam aka KVD has over $6m in career bass fishing tournament earnings. In this seminar, his first with The Bass University, VanDam discusses cold water power fishing tactics, which