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Gerald Swindle is our most-viewed presenter at The Bass University. In this interview, he talks with Pete about his most successful series of classes on "Positive Mental Attitude". While most of the principals can be applied to bass fishing, these life lessons certainly have further-reaching applications. On the topic of
Clent Davis has spent most of his life fishing tailraces. Some of the techniques have evolved, and bass are a little more particular about what they bite these days. Thankfully, there are some great techniques that still catch bass from Spring to Fall. Clent is here to share his bass
We've all been there, you've got a bass fishing tournament coming up and the conditions are awful with no signs of improving, the lake has been beat up, and you're not sure you can even get five bites. In this bass fishing video class seminar, Bassmaster angler Jake Whitaker talks
Greg Hackney doesn't believe that you always have to finesse fish smallmouth with spinning tackle and light line. In this seminar, he shares how he adapted the techniques he's used all his life to be effective when fishing for smallmouth bass. Greg explains his lightbulb moment of realizing that the
NPFL host Luke Dunkin met up with Pete Gluszek to talk about fishing flooded conditions, specifically with a topwater frog. Pete and Luke discuss some of the finer points of why a frog is a great choice in flooded conditions, color selection, and not missing fish on the strike. Speaking
Hair jigs were a go-to bait for Northern bass anglers, particularly smallmouth in cold water, but was somewhat forgotten about for years. Hair jigs, marabou jigs and bucktail jigs burst back onto the season several years ago, and now they are a prominent fixture again, particularly as the ice begins
Any time Greg Hackney isn't up in a tree stand, he likes to be fishing bushes. It can be great habitat for bass from January through the start of deer hunting season. In this bass fishing instructional seminar video, Hack Attack breaks down pre spawn through the summer in two
Northern smallmouth bass fishing specialist and tournament angler Scott Dobson joins the best FREE LIVE bass fishing educational show to talk about loading the boat with giant bronzebacks.
Recent bass fishing tournament champion Mike Iaconelli joins The Bass University to talk about 2 topics regularly asked about by Bass University students: color dyes and scent. Two really common questions from students are "Does color really matter to bass?" and "Does scent really matter to bass?". The answer to
Big fish Bobby Lane loves to fish for bass buzzing frogs & toads. In this bass fishing seminar class video, Bobby talks about his 2 favorite soft plastic frogs, and 2 favorite rigging methods. He breaks down the tackle that he uses for each bait and technique, as well as areas where
Former roomate of "The Dean" Pete Gluszek, Destin DeMarion is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament competitor and seasoned smallmouth angler. In this interview, he sits down with Pete and Justin Kimmel to debate which is better for smallmouth bass fishing, the Ned rig or the tube. Pete says he's a
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
Taku Ito is fluent in the language we all speak, bass fishing. On July 20, 2021 Taku and "The Dean" Pete Gluszek set out to teach you how to catch bigger, better bass. Taku Ito recently won on the St Lawrence River by catching 90 lbs. with soft plastics soaked in his secret
Jeff 'Gussy' Gustafson is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass fishing angler who hails from The Great White North. He's spent most of his life in pursuit of bronzebacks, and his bass fishing experience has translated into solid tournament success as a pro at the top level for nearly a decade.
In the bass fishing community, there are lots of "standards" for temperatures when things happen. Bass start moving up when the water reaches this temperature, they go back in the creeks in the Fall when it gets down to this temperature. While these can serve as a general rule of
Bobby Lane is here to help you decide when to fish straight tail worms (or worms with very subtle action) vs curly tail/ribbon tails (which have a lot of action). Bobby shares a simple approach to tackle for these techniques, one baitcaster setup and one spinning setup. Lane then dives
Buddy Gross is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament angler who had a big win an Eufaula in 2020. He joined The Bass University via live Zoom classes to share his tips and secrets for fishing a belly-weighted swimbait and a hollow body swimbait on a jighead. For over 50 minutes,
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
Bed fishing is Jacob Powroznik's favorite time of for bass fishing. In this video, Powroznik talks about some of his favorite baits and colors for catching bass while sight fishing. He shares some tips about approaching bass and determining the big female's willingness to bite. He also breaks down studying
Seth Feider was in Canada to share some of his tips for catching big smallmouth on a soft plastic swimbait. Seth is known for putting the hammer down on 6lb+ smallmouth in Northern lakes, like Mille Lacs. In this bass fishing seminar class video, Seth talks about various ways he
Patrick Walters has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2019, and had a big win at the Toyota Texas Fest in 2020. In this 2021 Bass University fishing class seminar, Patrick talks about one of his favorite lures for putting kicker bass in the boat, a spinnerbait. Often overlooked
John Cox was hesitant to embrace cranking. After some bad experiences, he'd swarn off the technique, until he was introduced to the Berkley Frittside Crankbait & Berkley Warpig Lipless Crankbait. After catching big bass like gangbusters on them, John went down to
Bass fishing tournament angler, fishing guide and YouTube fishing content creator Travis Manson (aka SmallmouthCrush) joined The Bass University to discuss tackle storage and tackle organization.