Kayak Bass Fishing Seminar @ Bienville Plantation

In two sessions during December, 2017, Gene “Flukemaster” Jensen teams up with Chad “Knot Right” Hoover for a weekend of stand-up…comedy? Fishing Instruction? Probably both, plus hands-on training, and on-water coaching at world-famous Bienville Plantation. Plan now to join these kayak bass fishing authorities to learn new tactics and hone your techniques, and then practice them on waters where world-class trophy bass prowl.

Thank you for your interest in our 2nd Annual Kayak Bass Fishing Seminar at Bienville Plantation. Please email any questions to Chad at kayakbassfishing@gmail.com or call or text 757-348-2232.

Register for Bienville Plantation Kayak Bass Fishing SeminarEvent cost is $1500.00 and includes all seminars, fishing privileges on Bienville Plantation’s trophy bass lakes and ponds, resort-class lodging, meals and complimentary products. Active Duty Military Receive a 5% Discount, email Chad for details.

DAY ONE: Thursday Nov 30—Arrival

  • Participants may arrive early in the evening on Thursday November 30 (Session 1) or Sunday Dec 3 (Session 2)
  • Dinner and an open bar provided from 6:00 PM–10:00 PM.

DAY TWO: Friday Dec 1—Fishing and Seminars.

  • A morning meeting and short overview will be provided prior to heading out for the day.
  • Lunch will be provided midday with two hours of fishing seminars and instructions provided by Gene and Chad.  
  • Evening Seminars and dinner from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

DAY THREE: Saturday Dec 2—More Fishing and Seminars

  • Breakfast. Short Meeting to cover agenda and head to the water.
  • Lunch will be provided midday with two more hours of fishing seminars and instructions provided by Gene and Chad.  
  • Evening Seminars and dinner from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

DAY FOUR: Sunday Dec 3—Departure

Chad Hoover Topics

SWATT – Tactical Approach to Fishing

  • Seasonal Progression
  • Weather
  • Astrological (Solunar) Data
  • Temperature
  • Trends

Electronics – Breaking Down the Variables

  • Knowing Your Unit
  • Comprehending the Data
  • Electronic Buoys
  • Best Resources for Improving Your Knowledge
  • Connecting the Dots – Literally
  • Virtual Scouting – Get on the Couch
  • Crumb Trails
  • The Aftermath

Gene Jensen Topics

Developing and Recognizing Patterns

  • Determine a Starting Point (And Time)
  • Right Place – Right Time
  • Eliminating Water
  • Circle Back – Fishing Schooling Fish
  • Sun Angle
  • Positioning Yourself
  • Look, Listen, Cast
  • Making Adjustments

Breaking Down Water

  • Cover and Structure
  • Top to Bottom
  • Putting it Together
  • Cast, Catch – Repeat?

Understanding and Reading Maps – Pre-Trip Planning

  • Understanding Maps
  • Finding Funnels and Choke Points
  • Key Characteristics and Features
  • Structure
  • Planning a Route – Take it To the Water

Chad and Gene – Combined Q&A Topics

  • Advanced Strategies
  • Leap Frog Effect
  • Solunar Strategies
  • Tackle Modification Strategies
  • Selecting the Right Hook, Line and Terminal Tackle
  • Rod and Reel Selection

This event will be limited to 10 participants in each session. Participants must bring their own kayaks, tackle and gear. Additional gear will be provided as part of the package. Kayak packages may be provided at an additional charge. Email kayakbassfishing@gmail.com for details.