The Bass Pros

The Bass Pros

2009 - 2018, Fishing, Outdoor
The Bass Pros have a stated goal to be the best, most informative show on bass fishing.

Episode Guide

  • The Bass Pros - Brush, Cypress, Two Frogs (Episode 91)
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    Brush, Cypress, Two Frogs

    Tim Horton teaches how to flip green flooded brush for best results; Davy Hite breaks down fishing Cypress Knees; learning the best spots for two types of frogs.

  • The Bass Pros - Be Ready/Prime Zone/Nail Weights (Episode 90)
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    Be Ready/Prime Zone/Nail Weights

    Chris Lane teaches four critical steps to prepare for a day of fishing; Rick Clunn breaks down a Fall Creek arm to hone in on the best section; nail weights add extra depth and a unique action to one's worm presentation.

  • The Bass Pros - The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium

    Exploring the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium as The Bass Pros take an up-close look at this modern tribute to the world of conservation.

  • The Bass Pros - Coming or Going & Giant Swimbaits (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Coming or Going & Giant Swimbaits

    On Fishing in Five, Rick Clunn explains how to tell if the fish are coming or going toward area which are used for spawning beds; Edwin Evers goes in depth on his use of giant swimbaits; belly hooked or top hooked.

  • The Bass Pros - Offshore Structure & Mid-Depth Crankbaits (Episode 87)
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    Offshore Structure & Mid-Depth Crankbaits

    Davy Hite develops a methodical approach for finding offshore structure, on Fishing in Five; Randy Howell breaks out the mid-depth crankbaits and shows all about this forgotten technique.

  • The Bass Pros - Slow Rolling & Over-Harvest to Catch and Release (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Slow Rolling & Over-Harvest to Catch and Release

    On Fishing in Five, Kevin VanDam is out of the woods and into the timber while he slow-rolls a spinnerbait. Chris Lane has spawning fish that are being over harvested by those not practicing catch and release. Mark Zona goes In the Zone.

  • The Bass Pros - Maribou Jigs & Schooling Bass (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    Maribou Jigs & Schooling Bass

    Fishin in Five has Ott DeFoe using maribou jigs for exciting smallmouth bass action. Kevin VanDam has a two pronged approach for schooling bass, In Depth. In the Zone features Mark Zona.

  • The Bass Pros - Two Kinds of Topwater Lures & Prespawn Chatterbaits (Episode 84)
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    Two Kinds of Topwater Lures & Prespawn Chatterbaits

    Edwin Evers shows two types of topwater lure and why he uses them; Ish Monroe discusses chatterbaits and jigs; In the Zone with Mark Zona.

  • The Bass Pros - Basic Worm Rig & Fall Bass (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Basic Worm Rig & Fall Bass

    On "Fishing in Five," Ott DeFoe explains how the use of the basic worm rig is still one of the most effective bass lures. Kevin VanDam teaches how he finds bass in the fall by narrowing and refining his search.

  • The Bass Pros - California Topwater & Community Holes (Episode 82)
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    California Topwater & Community Holes

    Ish Monroe shows why Central California's Clear Lake is primed for topwater largemouth; Tim Horton finds that highly pressured fish in community holes can still be caught; Mark Zona with jig types.

  • The Bass Pros - One Lure, Two Tactics & Approaching Currents (Episode 81)
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    One Lure, Two Tactics & Approaching Currents

    Randy Howell uses one lure for two different tactics in Fishing in Five; Ott Defoe Ott takes to the Niagara River near the Canadian border to find topwater targets in the middle of the day, on In Depth; In the Zone with Mark Zona.

  • The Bass Pros - Submerged Grass & Favorite Spawn Baits (Episode 80)
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    Submerged Grass & Favorite Spawn Baits

    On Fishing in Five, Tim Horton shows where invisible grass lines hold bass on invisible grassy edges. Davy Hite has three baits for fishing during the spawn, In Depth. Mark Zona describes when to use braided line, In the Zone.

  • The Bass Pros - Spawn Plastics & Tricked-Out Crankbaits (Episode 79)
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    Spawn Plastics & Tricked-Out Crankbaits

    Chris Lane discribes his favorite ways to catch spawning bass; Rick Clunn customizes his crankbait lures in a way that makes them act like jerkbaits-In-Depth; Mark Zona describes the importance of boat control.

  • The Bass Pros - Currents & Vegetation (Episode 78)
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    Currents & Vegetation

    Ott Defoe is fishing currents near a nuclear power-plant, on Fishing in Five; Ish Monroe finds Florida's vegetation holding large Florida strain bass; Mark Zona lets us in on how to pick reel speeds and ratios, In the Zone.

  • The Bass Pros - Docks, Deep Lipless Lures, Rods & Reels (Episode 76)
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    Docks, Deep Lipless Lures, Rods & Reels

    Rick Clunn teaches how he approaches docks from different angles to maximize his fish strikes. KVD shows us an unusual way to fish a lipless crankbait. Davy hite shows us which rod & reel combos are good for beginners and new tournament anglers.

  • The Bass Pros - Topwater, Blue-Back Herring, Dams (Episode 75)
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    Topwater, Blue-Back Herring, Dams

    Davy Hite shows us how he uses three topwater lures differently. Tim Horton discusses how the introduction of blue-backed herring has changed bass lakes throughout the country. Rick Clunn shows how to fish below dams and creeks with heavy current.

  • The Bass Pros - Chris's Favs, Crankbait Depths, Lure Shapes (Episode 74)
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    Chris's Favs, Crankbait Depths, Lure Shapes

    Host: KVD. Fishin in Five: Chris Lane reveals his top five all-time favorite lures. In Depth: Davy Hite shows us three different crankbaits for three different depths of water. Bass School 101: Ott DeFoe shows us soft plastic.

  • The Bass Pros - Chatterbait, Frogs, Jerkbait (Episode 73)
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    Chatterbait, Frogs, Jerkbait

    Kevin VanDam shows how tuning a chatterbait will make it more productive. Chris Lane shows us the soft plastic frogs he uses for big bass. Rick Clunn Shows us why there is a difference between floating and sinking jerk baits.

  • The Bass Pros - Chris Lane, Fall Shallows, Crankbaits (Episode 72)
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    Chris Lane, Fall Shallows, Crankbaits

    Host: Ott DeFoe. Chris Lane shows us how he uses stick baits in Alabama. Edwin Evers shows us fish after fish in shallow water fishing in the Fall. KVD has learned the best way to coax finicky bass into biting.

  • The Bass Pros - Senko, Edwin's Favs, Crankbait (Episode 71)
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    Senko, Edwin's Favs, Crankbait

    Host: Ish Monroe. Fishin in Five: Randy Howell 3 Keys to fishing a Senko plastic worm. In Depth: Edwin Evers reveals his favorite 3 lures just before the spawn. Bass School 101: Kevin VanDam reveals there is a time and place for noisy crankbaits.

  • The Bass Pros - Jerkbaits, Trout Lakes, Hook Selection (Episode 70)
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    Jerkbaits, Trout Lakes, Hook Selection

    Host: KVD. Fishin in Five: Kevin VanDam shows us stained, shallow water in Florida is not the typical place to throw a jerkbait but KVD knows that bass everywhere will hammer jerkbaits under the right circumstances.

  • The Bass Pros - Deep Grass, California Delta, Skipping Lurs (Episode 69)
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    Deep Grass, California Delta, Skipping Lurs

    Host: Chris Lane. Fishin in Five: Edwin Evers fishes deep, submerged grass-lines with a drop-shot rig. In Depth: Ish Monroe takes us to the California Delta for big bass, flipping & topwater. Bass School 101: Randy Howell.

  • The Bass Pros - Davy's Favs, Tight Lining, PFD'S (Episode 68)
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    Davy's Favs, Tight Lining, PFD'S

    Tim Horton hosts. Fishin in Five: Davy Hite reveals his 3 Favorite soft plastic lures. In Depth: Ott DeFoe teaches his finesse technique he calls tight lining, the most finesse technique possible. Bass School 101.

  • The Bass Pros - Lipless Crainkbaits, Big Lures, Line Twist (Episode 67)
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    Lipless Crainkbaits, Big Lures, Line Twist

    Ott DeFoe shows us when to use lipless crankbaits. Tim Horton reveals what is trending all over the country - big lures. Edwin Evers teaches us how to remove line twist out of spincast rods and reels.

  • The Bass Pros - Finesse, Crankbaits, Rods (Episode 66)
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    Finesse, Crankbaits, Rods

    Tim Horton, Fishin in Five: Stacey King teaches us about wintertime finesse bites. In Depth: Kevin Van Dam shows us how to use crankbaits like depth finders, working deep then shallow to understand submerged structure. Bass School 101.

  • The Bass Pros - Squares Grass & Young Angler (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Squares Grass & Young Angler

  • The Bass Pros - Squarebills & Young Angler (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Squarebills & Young Angler

  • The Bass Pros - Clear Water Sprinner & Lakes (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Clear Water Sprinner & Lakes

  • The Bass Pros - Frogs, Stacey King 60 Years & Side Scan Sonar (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    Frogs, Stacey King 60 Years & Side Scan Sonar

  • The Bass Pros - Small Squares, Grass & Young Anglers: Part 2 (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Small Squares, Grass & Young Anglers: Part 2

  • The Bass Pros - Points, Square Bills & Young Anglers: Part 1 (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Points, Square Bills & Young Anglers: Part 1

  • The Bass Pros - Worms, Grubs & Trailers (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Worms, Grubs & Trailers

  • The Bass Pros - Flippin Grass, Shallow Top Water & Dog Walk (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Flippin Grass, Shallow Top Water & Dog Walk

  • The Bass Pros - Winter/Spring, Fluke Rig & Boat Features (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Winter/Spring, Fluke Rig & Boat Features

  • The Bass Pros - Muddy Conditions, Boat Docks & Casting (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Muddy Conditions, Boat Docks & Casting

    Rick Clunn is good at catching bass in muddy conditions. Ott DeFoe discusses casting. Edwin Evers shows how boat docks hold bass.

  • The Bass Pros - Maps, Spawning Fish & Smallmouth Lures (Episode 55)
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    Maps, Spawning Fish & Smallmouth Lures

  • The Bass Pros - Zone, Vibration & Windy Conditions (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    Zone, Vibration & Windy Conditions

  • The Bass Pros - Top 5, Jig Heads and Boat (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    Top 5, Jig Heads and Boat

  • The Bass Pros - River Fish, Prespawning Fluke, Battery (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    River Fish, Prespawning Fluke, Battery

  • The Bass Pros - Topwater Tube Lures, Flood Conditions (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Topwater Tube Lures, Flood Conditions

  • The Bass Pros - Large Worms in Timber, Fall Structure, (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Large Worms in Timber, Fall Structure,

  • The Bass Pros - Fall Wake Baits, Big Worms Big Fish (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Fall Wake Baits, Big Worms Big Fish

  • The Bass Pros - Swimbaits on Structure, Seasonal Crankb (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Swimbaits on Structure, Seasonal Crankb

  • The Bass Pros - Soft Plastic Jerkbaits, Fishing Lilypad (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Soft Plastic Jerkbaits, Fishing Lilypad

  • The Bass Pros - Not Relying on GPS, Prespawn Jerkbaits (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Not Relying on GPS, Prespawn Jerkbaits

  • The Bass Pros - Swimming a Grub, Canals in Natural Lake (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Swimming a Grub, Canals in Natural Lake

  • The Bass Pros - Mojo Rig, Topwater Techniques, Braided (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Mojo Rig, Topwater Techniques, Braided

  • The Bass Pros - Shallow Swimbaits, Power Fishing (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Shallow Swimbaits, Power Fishing

  • The Bass Pros - River Fishing, Prespawning Fluke, Batter (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    River Fishing, Prespawning Fluke, Batter

  • The Bass Pros - Blind Pitching Pre-Spawn Umbrella Rig (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Blind Pitching Pre-Spawn Umbrella Rig

  • The Bass Pros - Shallow Water Drop Shot, Umbrella Rig (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Shallow Water Drop Shot, Umbrella Rig

  • The Bass Pros - River Systems, Bridge Pilings, Hooks (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    River Systems, Bridge Pilings, Hooks

  • The Bass Pros - Long Lining, Drop Sht Current Drifting (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Long Lining, Drop Sht Current Drifting

  • The Bass Pros - Early Fall Topwater, the 1984 Classic (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Early Fall Topwater, the 1984 Classic

  • The Bass Pros - Jika Rika, Swim Baits for Deep Fish (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Jika Rika, Swim Baits for Deep Fish

  • The Bass Pros - Clear Water, Spinner Baits & Lake Transitions (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Clear Water, Spinner Baits & Lake Transitions

  • The Bass Pros - Deep Squarebills, Sight Fshng, Jerkbait (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Deep Squarebills, Sight Fshng, Jerkbait

  • The Bass Pros - Summertime Cranks, New Age Chuggar (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Summertime Cranks, New Age Chuggar

  • The Bass Pros - Dock Patterns, Crankbaits for Prespawn (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Dock Patterns, Crankbaits for Prespawn

  • The Bass Pros - Jerkbaits in Grasses, Soiltypes, Sun Exp (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Jerkbaits in Grasses, Soiltypes, Sun Exp

  • The Bass Pros - Fishin' in Five, Summer Jigs, Line Types (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Fishin' in Five, Summer Jigs, Line Types

    Kevin VanDam explains his jig & trailer set-up in summer structure; Tim Horton show different line types and their purposes; Stacey King shares tips.

  • The Bass Pros - Brush Pile Crankbaits, Finding a Daily Pattern, Rattle vs. Non-Rattle (Episode 27)
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    Brush Pile Crankbaits, Finding a Daily Pattern, Rattle vs. Non-Rattle

    Zeroing in on man-made brush piles; finding daily patterns; comparing rattling vs. non-rattling crankbaits.

  • The Bass Pros - Pitchin' Pop'Rs, Effective Worms, Hooks for Soft Plastics (Episode 26)
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    Pitchin' Pop'Rs, Effective Worms, Hooks for Soft Plastics

    Pop'Rs for summertime bass; soft plastics; using 12-inch plastic worms for ultimate fishing effectiveness.

  • The Bass Pros - Be the Shad, Summer Shallow Cranks, Rigs for Soft Plastics (Episode 25)
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    Be the Shad, Summer Shallow Cranks, Rigs for Soft Plastics

    Finding fish in the summer shallows around docks, rocks and laydowns; three types of rigs for soft plastics; shad and spinnerbaits.

  • The Bass Pros - Shallow Dropshot, Deep Swimbait, Livewell Fish Care (Episode 24)
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    Shallow Dropshot, Deep Swimbait, Livewell Fish Care

    Using a swimbait in deep structure; using a drop shot in shallow water; caring for fish in a livewell.

  • The Bass Pros - Smallmouth Jerkbaits, Underwater Springs, Tungsten vs. Lead Weights (Episode 23)
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    Smallmouth Jerkbaits, Underwater Springs, Tungsten vs. Lead Weights

    Search for underwater springs; using jerkbaits to catch smallmouths; difference between tungsten & lead weights.

  • The Bass Pros - Brush Piles, Windy Conditions, Enigma Reel (Episode 22)
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    Brush Piles, Windy Conditions, Enigma Reel

    Edwin Evers builds a brush pile; Kevin VanDam reveals his secrets to success when the wind blows; Brian Snowden demonstrates the Enigma Reel.

  • The Bass Pros - Old Shorelines in Flooded Lakes, Deep Structure Worms (Episode 21)
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    Old Shorelines in Flooded Lakes, Deep Structure Worms

    Edwin Ever flips worms in deep structure; Kevin VanDam shares his knowledge of spinnerbaits; Brian Snowden searches for old shorelines in flooded lakes.

  • The Bass Pros - Tuning Crankbaits, Deep Dock Fishing, Trailer Maintenance (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Tuning Crankbaits, Deep Dock Fishing, Trailer Maintenance

    Tuning crankbaits to achieve maximum bite capacity; methods for deep dock fishing; tips for keeping your boat trailer in great shape.

  • The Bass Pros - Topwater Frogs, Stained Water Spawn, Knot Tying (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Topwater Frogs, Stained Water Spawn, Knot Tying

    Different methods for using a frog on topwater; fishing during the spawn in water with little visibility; Edwin Evers shows a knot tying method for braided & fluorocarbon line.

  • The Bass Pros - Spring Jerkbaits, Deepwater Crankbaits, Tuning Crankbaits (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Spring Jerkbaits, Deepwater Crankbaits, Tuning Crankbaits

    The advantages of fishing jerkbaits in the springtime; using wind and current to fish crankbaits in deepwater; how to super tune your crankbait.

  • The Bass Pros - "Wacky" Fishing & Buzzbait (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    "Wacky" Fishing & Buzzbait

  • The Bass Pros - Downsizing & Big Tubes (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Downsizing & Big Tubes

  • The Bass Pros - River Fishing & Subtle Topwater Presentation (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    River Fishing & Subtle Topwater Presentation

    The mighty Arkansas River; how a subtle topwater presentation is great for early morning, calm conditions.

  • The Bass Pros - Transition Fish & Twitching Techniques (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Transition Fish & Twitching Techniques

    Jason Williamson is fishing transition fish in a unique situation; Tim Horton gives his tips on color choice and Kevin VanDam teaches us fast twitching techniques.

  • The Bass Pros - Isolated Cover on Shallow Water Flats (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Isolated Cover on Shallow Water Flats

  • The Bass Pros - Deep Water Structures & Winning Secrets (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Deep Water Structures & Winning Secrets

  • The Bass Pros - Finesse Jig on Boat Docks, Baitcast Reel Use, Noise Factor (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Finesse Jig on Boat Docks, Baitcast Reel Use, Noise Factor

  • The Bass Pros - Balsa Cranks on Transition Banks, Fishing Dangerous Waters (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Balsa Cranks on Transition Banks, Fishing Dangerous Waters

  • The Bass Pros - Rainy Day Spinnerbaits, Fishing Grass Topwater, Fishing Basics (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Rainy Day Spinnerbaits, Fishing Grass Topwater, Fishing Basics

  • The Bass Pros - Myth of Cold Water Buzzbaits, Shallow Water Sinkos, Fishing in Rivers (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Myth of Cold Water Buzzbaits, Shallow Water Sinkos, Fishing in Rivers

  • The Bass Pros - Shad Migrations, Highland Reservoir Smallies, Fishing Etiquette (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Shad Migrations, Highland Reservoir Smallies, Fishing Etiquette

  • The Bass Pros - Tubebait Techniques, Shallow Water Swimbaits, Wind & Fishing (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Tubebait Techniques, Shallow Water Swimbaits, Wind & Fishing

  • The Bass Pros - The Bass Pros (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    The Bass Pros

    Flipping frogs topwater; jigging springtime transition zones; Deep-V boats.

  • The Bass Pros - Plastic Worms/Fishing Strategies/Disappearing Fish (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Plastic Worms/Fishing Strategies/Disappearing Fish

    Plastic worms; sight fishing strategies.

  • The Bass Pros - Tubebaits/Prespawn Bass with Jerkbait/Art of Angling (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Tubebaits/Prespawn Bass with Jerkbait/Art of Angling