Have you ever wanted to learn from the Pros?  Now is your chance.  This year the BASS University will be coming to the Chicago Outdoor Sportsman show.   Now it the time to sign up to meet some of the big names in the industry and learn from the best.

The Bass University & The Chicago Outdoor Sportsmen Show Join Forces


December 6, 2011 – The Bass University and the Chicago Outdoor Sportsmen Show have joined forces in 2012 to bring the best of bass fishing to the dedicated and passionate fishing fans in the Chicago area on January 28th and 29th, 2012.


Mike Iaconelli, co-owner of the Bass University, says, “The bass anglers in this part of the country are among the most dedicated and passionate anglers in the world.  We are very excited to Join forces with the Chicago Outdoor Sportsmen Show and bring our program back to the Chicago area.”


Bass fishing enthusiasts attending the Outdoor Show will have an opportunity to get autographs and ask questions of the Bass University pros, each of whom will available for 30 minute intervals and /or tank demo’s throughout both Saturday and Sunday (January 28th and January 29th, 2012).


Bass anglers interested in more advanced and comprehensive training can purchase tickets to attend the Bass University program.  The Bass University program consists of two, eight hour training sessions with three top BASS Elite or FLW Touring professional anglers. Each professional angler will deliver two comprehensive seminars per day. Bass University students may also participate in hands-on, break-out sessions with each pro and a roundtable question and answer program that takes place both Saturday and Sunday. In addition, Bass University students receive a Bass University T-shirt, tackle pack, course booklet and much more.






Location:          Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Date:            January 28th and 29th, 2012:

Times:                    8am-5pm (both Sat. and Sun.)


Bass University Instructors; Pete Gluszek, Kevin Short, Ott Defoe, Randy Howell, Fred Rumbanis and Mike Iaconelli


Speaker list is subject to change.


Tickets Prices

Adults                                                   $199

Students and Youth 17 and under $175


Advanced Tickets are being made available at 15% off until December 15, 2011


Sponsors of the Bass University include; Berkley, Abu Garcia, Hatcams, HydroWave, Susquehanna Fishing Tackle, and Team Bass ADX.

Register at www.thebassuniversity.com