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MLF pro Wesley Strader is on the water with The Bass University to talk about skipping baits under cover. He talks about the tackle he uses, including various baits and demonstrates how to skip baits under cover (like docks). 0:51 Tackle for skipping baits under cover 1:46 Wesley
Major League Fishing pro Jared Lintner loves punching grass mats for big bass. In this video, he's fishing Lake Seminole in the late winter/early spring. Learn the secret bass fishing tips, tactics and techniques for punching matted vegetation in this 30-minute seminar. 0:29 Some of Jared Lintner's favorite things
Bassmaster Elite Series angler John Crews joined the Bass University in Edison, New Jersey in January. John was there to talk about being consistent by being versatile and vice versa. Making the right adjustments will allow you the consistency you need to be a successful weekend angler and an accomplished
Jesse Wiggins is fishing his 3rd seasons on the professional tournament trail, this year with Major League Fishing. He credits most of his success and his ability to be a professional angler to the shakey head. In this bass fishing class, you will learn: 2:00 Jesse Wiggins's shaky head tackle
2016 Bassmaster Classic champion Edwin Evers was in Tulsa, OK in January to talk about something he and bass both love, the shad spawn. There are some things we don't exactly know about the shad spawn, but it's a magical time, when hungry bass gorge on easy prey. If you
Former FLW tour angler and current MLF Bass Pro Tour color commentator JT Kenney joined The Bass University in Edison, NJ this past January to teach a class on what he calls the "Mag Ned Head". The Ned rig catches a lot of fish, and it will catch some big
Mark Daniels Jr., a former FLW Tour and Bassmaster Elite series angler, who is now fishing the MLF Bass Pro Tour, was in Tulsa, OK in January to talk about shallow cranking. MDJ loves shallow cranking and has been with Bill Lewis lures for many years, he has recently co-developed a
Jordan Lee, back-to-back Bassmaster Classic tournament champion, who also recently won the first MLF Bass Pro Tour event, wanted to share some of the information on how he won that tournament. Jordan joined The Bass University in February in Columbus, OH to talk about swim jigs and chatterbaits (or bladed
As a professional bass angler, Edwin Evers is often asked, "What is the best lure?" or "If you had to choose one lure, what would it be?". Bassmaster Classic champion Evers believes, for him, that one lure would be a jig. It's versatile, and can be fishing in all seasons.
Bassmaster angler of the year Brandon Palaniuk joined The Bass University in Lawrenceburg, IN to teach a class he called "Drop Shot 101". Brandon estimates that he's won about $300,000 in fishing a drop shot rig in bass fishing tournaments. In this class, you will learn: What is a drop shot
Mike Iaconelli is winter fishing and in a cold front with high pressure. Some of the worst conditions you can face. 45 degree water temperature and cold winter air temperature driving it down further can make for a tough day of bass fishing. Mike Iaconelli talks about preparing the rods
Gerald Swindle is on the water to share a technique that will help you keep your rods from getting tangled together. Have you ever gone to pick up a rod to make a quick cast, or tried to retrieve a rod and reel from your rod locker only to find
Cliff Crochet has a lot of experience bass fishing in muddy water. Being from Pierre Part, LA, he has lots of opportunities to fish heavily stained and muddy water. In this video, recorded in Kokomo, Indiana during a Bass University fishing class. Many bass
Fred Roumbanis joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about his top 5 favorite ways to finesse fish for bass. Fred is mostly knows as a power fisherman who loves going after big bass with frogs and swimbaits. He laments that not all tournament finishes "in the money"
Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler John Crews joins The Bass University on the water to talk about the punchshot rig aka Tokyo rig. John starts by talking about the components of the rig: swivel, weights, metal wires, hooks, soft plastic baits, etc. John also briefly shows the difference
2019 Bassmaster Elite Series angler Matt Herren joined The Bass University in Gadsden, Alabama to talk about keying in on largemouth or spotted bass. On many lakes around the country, you have a choice to fish for either of these species (and sometimes another still), but they are very different
Bass tournament angler Pete Gluszek feels like the Carolina rig gets a bad rap. He's here to convert the haters, and get everyone fishing this monster fish-catching rig. Shortcuts to Carolina Rig Fishing Topics: 0:50 - What is a Carolina rig? 2:25 - Why is a Carolina rig different?
FLW bass fishing tournament angler John Hunter is back on the water to talk about bladed jigs (sometimes called a chatterbait) and the tackle/gear you will need to fish one effectively. John begins with the seasons where the bladed jig excels. He then goes into the importance of color selection and weight.
Bill Lowen grew up fishing the Ohio river and has been fishing current for over 35 years. He joined The Bass Univeristy in Kokomo, Indiana to talk about catching bass in current. Current just doesn't exist in rivers, but that's what most people think about when talking about current. Seasonal Approach
Bassmaster Angler-of-the-Year Aaron Martens joins The Bass University to talk about cranking with high speed reels. When Aaron was just getting started in fishing, a 5:1 gear ratio was considered fast, then there were 6.3:1 reels and it took a while to get into 7:1 and now 8.5:1 reels. Aaron
For Fred Roumbanis, throwing a frog is a confidence bait, but it's also a versatile bait for catching bass under various circumstances. A bass doesn't always think that a topwater frog is a frog. There are several different forms of foriage that a frog can imitate. Fred jumps right in
Bass University TV's Pete Gluszek is on the water to talk about a great year-round techniquefor catching bass. Often fished with a finesse bait, this technique is fished using power fishing equipment. The Carolina rig doesn't just catch small fish, as it's often accused of doing, but it will catch
Interested in selecting the right rod and reel combo to get started bass fishing? Mike "Ike" Iaconelli will talk about the properties and pros & cons of different types of fishing rods and reels from Spincast to Spinning to Casting reels. Learn how to attach
Bassmaster Classic champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University for the first time to talk about swim jigs. As Mark points out, the chatterbait somewhat displaced the spinnerbait and, perhaps, a more refined version of the chatterbait is the swim jig. Swim Jig Fishing Equipment Fishing for bass with a swim jig is