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Mike Iaconelli is back with The Bass University for another installment of Bass University Basics. In this video, Mike "Ike" Iaconelli will help you select the right size lure for the season, conditions, forage size, etc. You'll learn all the important considerations of "match the hatch". Learn how water clarity
One of our most popular presenters, "Dollar" Bill Lowen, is back with The Bass University in Kokomo, Indiana to talk about seasonal shallow water cranking. Bill grew up fishing the rivers, and most of the fish were shallow by necessity all year long. Bill Lowen wants to share with Bass
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
Bassmaster Elite Series professional tournament angler and Oklahoma St. University Alumnus James Elam joined The Bass University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about fishing mid-depth. Elam starts off this 50-minute bass fishing video with a primer on the general mentality of fising, general rules or guidelines to keep in mind to both
Previously, bass tournament fishing angler Kevin Short talked about Tackle for Fishing Squarebill Crankbaits. Now, he's back on the water to talk about where and how to fish the bait. Kevin Short begins by talking about targets, specifically, how he approaches laydowns. For instance, what he's
Kevin Short is a Bassmaster Elite Series champion that's won a lot of bass fishing tournament money with a crankbait, particularly with a squarebill crankbaits. Why Fish a Squarebill Crankbait? Kevin has some very compelling reasons to fish a squarebill crankbait, and it has a
Bassmaster Classic bass fishing tournament champion Mark Davis joins The Bass University in Gadsden, Alabama to talk about deep water structure fishing. Some anglers get structure and cover confused. Structure is the bottom contour, the makeup of the bottom, which can best be represented with contour lines on a map.
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
John Crews is a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament bass angler, but he also is owner and lure designer of Missile Baits company. With many successful soft plastics to his company's credit, including the Missile Baits Baby D Bomb Creature
Professional bass tournament angler Kevin Short (K-Pink) joins Pete Gluszek after the 2018 Ike’s Celebrity Pro-Am Bass Tournament. Kevin, Pete, Brian "The Carpenter" and Eeric "The Intern" talk about the tournament, the great cause of getting kids involved in fishing and
Bassmaster Elite Series bass tournament angler and smallmouth expert Seth Feider joins Pete Gluszek and The Bass University at ICAST 2018. Seth talks about some smallmouth secrets, like what conditions to expect to find smallmouth up shallow and looking for food. Pete and Seth talk about their success or lack
Professional bass fishing tournament angler Aaron Martens was relatively early to adopt finesse fishing techniques. He fishes them with tournament-winning results and consistency that has won him 3 angler-of-the-year titles. He believes that the drop shot and rhino head (the
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 tournament angler James Elam has competed on the Elite Series since 2013. He's qualified for 3 Bassmaster Classics, won 2 Open Championships and even finished 2nd and 4th in his Bassmaster Classic appearances. In this seminar, he speaks to a class in his hometown of Tulsa, OK. With so much success in
Bass tournament champion Dave Mansue joins Bass University TV on the water to talk about spybaits or spinbaits, however you refer to this finesse hard plastic subsurface bait. Dave Mansue started this tournament year on Lake Amistad, a deep clear water lake. In the past, Dave fished a dropshot, but
Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournament pro John Crews is with the Bass University in Tulsa, OK to talk about what makes bass bite? There are many factors that are perhaps over-emphasized in eliciting a strike from a fish, and others are under-empasized. John begins by talking about stepping back and refocusing.
Pete Gluszek loves to fish spinnerbaits, and he likes to try different color combinations, particularly with the blades. Pete is fishing during the pre spawn period as bass have not yet moved up and locked in on beds, but they are transititioning to shallower water and feeding up for the
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
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
Jason Christie joins The Bass University for another information bass fishing seminar. In this video, Jason Christie talks about breaking down a body of water. This focuses on a new body of water, but often applying these principles to places you fish all the time, to help break your pattern.
One of the most important thing about winning fishing tournaments is the mental aspect. Particularly at the top level of tournament fishing, all the competitors have strong fundamental bass fishing skills, so what separates the guys that are just competing from the guys that are consistantly cutting checks and finishing
Why does BASS tournament champion Justin Lucas love sight fishing for spawning bass? Justin talks about how he loves to target spawning bass for big tournament bags, partcularly in the early spring, and how this is a great time to win, particularly local 1-day tournament. He discusses the conditions to
Gerald Spohrer begins by about why he thinks so many top-level bass fishing tournament anglers come from Gonzales, Louisiana. Primarily though, Gerald is talking about flipping and bushes, particularly how fish uses the bushes from pre-spawn through the spawn. Gerald discusses how the bass will hold around the bushes, when they