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Shaw Grigsby has been known for many techniques over his career. While he's won tournaments punching mats, and sight fishing, and while he loves topwater frog fishing, the technique that flat out catches fish for him is dropshotting. Primarily braid to light fluorocarbon on spinning tackle is Shaw's setup of
The Bass University's own Greg DiPalma hosts this unique in-class/on-the-water hybrid seminar on dropshot bass fishing. In the first in-class seminar portion, Greg talks about his equipment, favorite baits, leader lengths, weights, hooks and more. He then covers 2 times he relies heavily on a dropshot: bed fishing for spawning
In this interview, filmed at the 2021 Bassmaster Classic, Taku Ito is talking about the techniques he used a Lake Fork, and the techniques he intended to use for smallmouth on Lake Champlain. Taku finished 7th fishing finesse techniques on Lake Fork, and 31st at Lake Champlain, but his smallmouth techniques
In this on the water bass fishing class video, Pete Gluszek is on the water with a handful of techniques to break down docks and identify what the bass are biting in an attempt to establish a pattern. Pete starts off by breaking down the tools that he uses to
In this remastered Bass University bass fishing class seminar, Mike Iaconelli talks about different ways to fish a football jig. Ike caught his biggest tournament bass on Lake Amistad using a football jig, and he recounts the amazing story of catching the bass and losing his breakfast in this video.
Bobby Lane is on the water with a prototype Berkley swim jig that is scheduled to be available in the fall of 2021. There will be a finesse and heavy cover version of this lure. In this video, Bobby Lane talks about the heavy cover version, with a heavy gauge flipping hook.
By his estimation, Justin Lucas has won between 25% - 33% of his tournament bass fishing money fishing a wacky rig. In this bass fishing instructional video seminar, Justin Lucas shares his favorite 3 ways to wacky rig a soft plastic worm or stick bait. He breaks down the tackle
4th Year Bassmaster Elite Series angler, BASS Rookie of the Year and College National Champion Jake Whitaker is with The Bass University to talk about weightless soft plastic techniques. Whitaker is from the Carolinas, and went to college at UNC Charlotte, around lakes like Lake Norman, Lake Wylie, Lake Murray
Shane LeHew, from Shane's Baits, is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler and 2021 Bassmaster Classic qualifier who experienced a lot of early tournament success fishing clearer water impoundments, like Lake Norman in North Carolina and Lake Hartwell in South Carolina. In this bass fishing educational class seminar on fishing
Almost every body of water has riprap, whether it's for roads & railroad tracks, for jetties or residential bank stabilization, you can usually find stretches of chunk rock, brick, concrete blocks or even old tires. Usually these man-made features are to stop bank erosion or control the current, but they
There's a big misconception within a large portion of the bass fishing community that shaky heads only catch small fish. While they will certainly catch small fish, Bryan Thrift is here to tell you that they catch big, tournament-winning fish as well. In this on the water bass fishing instructional
John Murray was in Boxborough, MA a few years back to share some of his favorite lures and techniques for catching smallmouth bass. Some are "old school" techniques that he learned growing up, and they still catch fish. There are also the "new school" techniques that are more finesse-oriented. In
If you want to catch more fish in tough conditions, but don't want to noodle around all day with 6lb line and a tiny worm, Aaron Martens has some suggestions for a nice compromise that will have your covering water quickly, potentially with baitcasting tackle, and catching bass that may
Wesley Strader doesn't like fishing a weightless Senko. To him, it's like watching paint dry. Unfortunately, we can't always fish the way we would like to, conditions don't always permit Strader to go down the bank with a power technique. Sometimes you have to slow down, but it doesn't mean
The winter is a wonderful time to go fishing! Reduced boat traffic and fishing pressure allow you easier access to ideal spots for catching bass, often offshore. In this remastered bass fishing class seminar, Jason Christie shares some tips for locating and catching bass in the winter, as well as his
When the Alabama rig (or umbrella rig) first came out, you needed special equipment to bomb out that big chandelier, adorned with 5-6" swimbaits. Over the years, bass have become accustomed to seeing this multi-bait rig, and time has proven that the Alabama rig is not a "one-size-fits-all" chunk and
Bryan Thrift is out fishing on Lake Norman to demonstrate a great clear water finesse fishing technique. When the conditions aren't great to get bit on a regular-sized football jig, but you know the fish are there, sometimes downsizing your presentation with a finesse football micro jig will get you
2X Bassmaster Classic champion tournament bass fishing champion Jordan Lee returns to The Bass University in Gadsden, AL in the winter to talk about finesse swimbait fishing. This technique will catch largemouth, but it's outstanding for spotted bass and smallmouth. In this bass fishing master class video seminar, Jordan Lee
Swimbaits are a great lure for catching bass, and in many situations, they are replacing the crankbait. Swimbaits come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but MLF pro David Dudley only employs a handful of shapes and colors. Watch this bass fishing instructional seminar on fishing soft plastic swimbaits
The action you get from a spybait is like no other bait. At first, John Crews thought this Japanese import lures were no good, and told his friend they wouldn't catch fish. To be sure, John purchased a couple, just to test them out. It didn't take long for John
Pete Gluszek is on the water to teach you how to break down various types of fixed pole-dock-style marinas. Some marinas have seawalls and some are far more exposed to the current, waves and wind. In this on the water bass fishing class, Pete will share tips about these different
Kevin VanDam prefers to use heavier-than-average weights when it comes to fishing tubes and finesse swimbaits. Like everything else within his finesse fishing arsenal, Kevin's approach is to make more casts, create contact with the cover and generate reaction strikes from larger bass. Tubes and Finesse Swimbaits work almost anywhere
Kevin VanDam attributes a lot of his success in bass fishing to being efficient and covering water. With advancements in electronics, fishing pressure and fishing against some of the top anglers in the world, Kevin knows that there are times when traditional power techniques are simply not going to trigger
Do you want to learn how to consistently catch more bass? Dropshotting is definitely the technique to master and it will help you catch more fish throughout the year, especially in tough fishing conditions! The dropshot technique is definitely a major strength for top west coast pro angler Brett Hite.