Bass University - On the Water Training

Do you want to fish in the boat with the top pro anglers and gain confidence in new tactics? The Bass University’s on-water training program is an opportunity for anglers of all skill levels to work with the pro instructors on bringing their bass fishing skill set to the next level. The instructors create a personalized training program prior to the trip to develop a personalized plan with emphasis on the techniques and strategies that will help the student angler to consistently catch more big bass.

Booking On the Water Training

Our Instructors and Locations

Pete "The Dean" Gluszek

Pete "The Dean" Gluszek has been competing professionally for over 15 years. He has fished in three Bassmaster Classics and has won tournaments on both the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and the FLW Outdoors tournament trails. Along with Mike Iaconelli, Pete created The Bass University's educational program in 2009. Highly respected as "The Dean" of Bass University, Pete’s passions are teaching bass fishing techniques and tournament strategies, as he puts this passion in action during on water training! Depending on his schedule Pete offers guided trips on various bodies of water throughout the country.

On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Delaware River
  • Upper Chesapeake

  • Clifford Pirch

    "Clifford Pirch, a highly successful Bassmaster Elite Series angler, is a five time Classic Qualifier. Cliff has been fishing professionally for over 15 years in both the FLW and Bassmaster Elite Series, and has posted two FLW Tournament wins and three very impressive wins at the prestigious, WON BASS - U.S. Open tournament – one of the biggest single bass fishing events in the country and featuring some of the country’s premier, pro-anglers from the U.S Open, FLW and Bassmaster Elite Series.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Apache Lake
  • Roosevelt Lake
  • Saguaro Lake

  • Alex Davis

    An accomplished FLW pro tournament angler, Alex Davis has racked up four championship wins and 17 top ten finishes in a short seven years. The Albertville, Alabama pro angler is an absolute hammer on Lake Guntersville, where he operates a successful bass fishing guide service called “Spinnerbait Kid Guide Service.”

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Lake Guntersville

  • Rob Jordan

    An accomplished pro tournament angler, Rob Jordan fishes both the FLW and BASS circuits. Rob guides year round for spotted, largemouth, striped bass, and for Georgia’s native Shoal bass. Rob is also owner and operator of Extreme Lure Creations, a custom lure painting and design company.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Lake Lanier
  • Various Georgia’s river systems

  • Drew Benton

    A professional bass fisherman from Panama City, Florida, Drew has been fishing professionally since 2013. Drew is a 2013, FLW Tour Lake Okeechobee Champion and the 2013 FLW Rookie Of The Year. Currently fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series, Drew was the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Deerpoint Lake
  • Apalachicola River
  • Lake Seminole
  • Flint River
  • Shoal Bass
  • Lake Talquin

  • Brandon Card

    "Brandon Card is a professional angler fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series and Bassmaster Opens. Brandon was the 2012 Bassmaster Rookie of the Year, and he was the first collegiate angler to qualify and fish the Bassmaster Elite Series."

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Various bodies of water in Eastern Tennessee

  • Jeff Gustafson

    An FLW pro tournament angler, Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson hails from Northwest Ontario’s Sunset Country Region. “Gussy” one of the few Canadian anglers to fish the FLW Tour, is also host of a Canadian fishing program called “Fishing with Gussy.” Jeff fishes some of the finest smallmouth fishing bodies of water in North America. Learn how to catch smallmouth bass with hair jigs or in deep water, amongst other techniques.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Lake of the Woods
  • Shoal Lake
  • Rainy Lake

  • Kyle Monti

    Kyle Monti of Okeechobee Florida is a licensed USCG Guide and an accomplished professional tournament bass fisherman. At the tender age of 11, Monti started competing in BASS Nation tournaments with the Big O Teen Anglers club. In 2014, Monti competed as a professional in the FLW Tour and the Bassmaster Southern Opens. In 2017, Monti found success in the Bassmaster Southern Opens claiming a check in all three events, and earning an invitation to join the Bassmaster Elite Series. Monti is currently in his rookie season with the Bassmaster Elites.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Lake Okeechobee

  • David Mullins

    David Mullins is a Bassmaster Elite Series Pro and Bassmaster Open winner. From Mount Carmel, Tennessee, David has been active in the fishing industry for over fifteen years as not only a tournament angler and guide, but also a television host. Based on his schedule, David is offering sonar training classes on various bodies of water throughout the country. David is will to travel and he will use his boat or yours to deliver a very detailed, in-depth look at sonar for bass fishing. Contact David by clicking the "Request David Mullins" button below for further details.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Various bodies of water throughout the country.

  • Jamie Hartman

    2018 Bassmaster Classic Qualifier & Elite Series Pro, Jamie Hartman offers three in-depth On-Water training courses for anglers of all levels; Tournament Strategy, Electronic Classes, and full day Guided Trips focusing on specific techniques of the anglers choice. Based on Jamie’s schedule, the on-water training courses will be limited and held at various locations throughout the country. Contact Jamie by clicking the “Request Jamie Hartman” button below for further details.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Various bodies of water throughout the country.

  • Randy Blaukat

    One of the finest jerkbait fishermen to ever step in a boat, Randy Blaukat from Missouri, is an 18-time Bassmasters Classic/Forrest Wood Cup qualifer, two-time BASS Top 150 Champion, and three-time Central Pro-am Champion with over 1.8 million dollars in career earnings. He is regarded as the sport of professional bass fishing's leading voice on a wide range of environmental/conservation issues. Randy was instrumental in the development of arguably the most renowned jerkbait in the world today, the Megabass Vision 110. In addition to guided fishing trips, Randy offers an in-depth Megabass Jerkbait Instructional fishing trip.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Table Rock Lake
  • Stockton Lake
  • Bull Shoals Lake
  • Ozark Lake
  • Grand and Beaver Lakes

  • John Murry

    Professional angler John Murry hailing from Spring City, Tenn., has been a full time professional angler since 1985. Fishing tournament circuits Won Bass, FLW, Bassmaster Elite Series and MLF, John is the only professional angler to win 31 fully rigged bass boats. John has qualified for the Bassmaster Classic 7 times and is a 2 time US Open Champion and has earned $3 Million during his career. John mainly guides on Watts Bar Lake and Lake Chickamauga Tennessee. Depending on his schedule, John is also available to offer guided trips throughout the United States.

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Watts Bar Lake
  • Lake Chickamauga

  • Dave Mansue

    Dave has fished professionally for 22 years. He is a Bassmaster Opens Champion who has competed on the BASS and FLW trails. Having fished on bodies of water across the country, he has experience on natural lakes, reservoirs, rivers and tidal waters. Dave, a licensed USCG Capt., has guided for years in New Jersey, Texas and now the Ozark region of Missouri. With experience on grass filled lakes and clear lakes alike, Dave can offer guidance in fishing under any conditions. He offers in depth training on electronics, tackle preparation, techniques, tournament preparation, lake breakdowns and more. Dave offers trips and training on several bodies of water in the southwest Missouri area. $495/8hr day, $350/4hr half-day Discounts available for multi-day booking

    On the Water Fishing Locations
  • Table Rock
  • Tanneycomo
  • Bull Shoals

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