Bass Fishing Training on Lake Cumberland
April 1, 2020
Jim Durham (44 articles)
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Bass Fishing Training on Lake Cumberland

Captain Jim fishing now offers available Black Bass (Largemouth – Smallmouth – Kentucky Spotted) fishing training seminars on Lake Cumberland! 

Your training guide is Mike Casada!  Mike has fished Lake Cumberland for over forty years and is also the owner of Cumberland Pro Lures, a nationally recognized lure manufacturer brand featured in B.A.S.S. FLW and Wired2fish.  

Bass fishing training trips are $400.00 with a $100.00 deposit. Trips are by schedule only on Lake Cumberland.  You must have a valid KY (Fishing License.  You can bring one friend if you choose.  WE HAVE A NUMBER OF DATES STILL AVAILABLE IN APRIL.  With many people temporarily at home, we are filling in our April trips quickly.  So if you want to get out of the house and on the water, book your Bass fishing training trip on Lake Cumberland quickly!

The Black Bass fishing training services offered are “hands on and personalized” fishing instructional technique training with your training guide “on the water” aboard his boat.  Training topics allow customers to choose from a large and diverse group of specific areas of Black Bass fishing they want to learn more about then to “narrow down and focus in on” the chosen subjects.  Once the subjects are chosen, then your training guide will provide very precise and detailed training in a direct on the water “one on one” teaching environment!

Available Training Topics

Safety equipment – concepts – including attention to weather forecasts, marine radio considerations, float plans and other safety options!

How to set your boat up for Black Bass , including the types of rods, reels, line, weights,  lures, hook selection, casting, dropping and flipping techniques the actual “hardware and software” you will want to consider (as outlined below)!

Trolling motors (focusing on Minn Kota Ultrex), including the best model for your boat, electronic anchoring techniques, speed settings, auto tracking and other features and techniques!

Fish Finder / GPS units (focusing on Humminbird Side Scan models), including the best model for your boat, learning to read a standard two-dimensional bottom view presentation, learning to read down imaging and side imaging, learning to read the GPS and 3-D and numerous other features and techniques!

Available “Software” for your Fish Finder / GPS unit.  What products work best on Lake Cumberland!

Lake Cumberland Seasonal lake information (where to fish Lake Cumberland what time of the year for Black Bass)!

Fishing Live bait techniques for Bass – Multiple situations and other related techniques

Catching live bait techniques including using Hydro Glow bait lights and Fitec Super Spreader bait nets, where to use them in what circumstances and other techniques for catching large bait in other parts of the lake!

Bait tanks, including advice on the best Super Bait Tank model for your boat and tips to keep bait frisky!

Casting and retrieving lure techniques and what lures to use in various situations and “special” secret tips:

  • Spinner Baits Multiple styles and colors for each situation and other related techniques
  • Buzz baits – Multiple styles and colors for each situation and other related techniques
  • Silicone and Hair Bass Jigs – Multiple styles and colors for each situation and other related techniques
  • Jig heads with grubs and swim baits – Multiple styles for each situation and other related techniques
  • Float and fly – Multiple styles and colors for each situation and other related techniques
  • Carolina rigging – Multiple situations and other related techniques
  • Crank baits – Multiple situations and other related techniques
  • Drop shot – Multiple situations and other related techniques
  • Flipping and Pitching heavy cover optimal times

Customized subjects not listed the customer wants to learn!

We normally can cover a maximum of 4 to 6 subjects in each 4-hour class (we can focus on as much or as little as you want on each subject or I can try to cover as much outlined here as possible).

Please call me at 931-403-2501 for more information or to schedule your training trip.

Captain Jim Durham

Jim Durham