NATIONAL BASS ​GUIDE SERVICE​​

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Fish the country's top largemouth bass fishery, the historic and scenic
​Potomac River. View the Nation's Capital from the water. Full or half day trips.

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  1. National Bass Guide Service - Winter Tackle Overhaul - Part 2
    Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largmouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  2. National Bass Guide Service - Winter Tackle Overhaul - Part 1
    Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largmouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  3. Carolina Rig - National Bass Guide Service
    Capt. Steve Chaconas discusses how to tie and use a Carolina Rig. This video is great for someone wanting to learn this proven fishing catching tactic. Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  4. Split Shot Rig - National Bass Guide Service
    Capt. Steve Chaconas discusses how to tie a Split Shot Rig. This video is great for someone wanting to learn this proven fishing catching tactic. Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  5. The Fishing Triangle - National Bass Guide Service
    Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  6. Shallow Water Drop Shot - National Bass Guide Service
    Capt. Steve Chaconas talks about using a drop shot in shallow water. In this video he discuses tackle, techniques, how to detect a bit, and how to set the hook. This video will help you be more successful with a drop shot in any depth of water. Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  7. Spinning Reel Lesson - National Bass Guide Service
    Learn how to cast a spinning reel...step-by-step...from Potomac River bass fishing and snakehead guide, Capt. Steve Chaconas. Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  8. Pitching with a Spinning Rod - National Bass Guide Service
    Capt. Steve Chaconas discusses targeting precise locations of fishing structure with a spinning reel. To do this he teaches us the technique of pitching with a spinning reel to target bass in those hard to reach places Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.
  9. Bait Casting Lesson - National Bass Guide Service
    Learn how to cast a bait casting reel...step-by-step...from Potomac River bass fishing and snakehead guide, Capt. Steve Chaconas. Capt. Steve Chaconas provides clients with guided fishing trips for largemouth bass and northern snakeheads on the historic and scenic Potomac River. The Potomac River has hosted BASSMASTERS Tournament and FLW Tournament Trails and boasts some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the country. With river grasses, sunken wrecks, and creeks, there are fishing opportunities for all skill levels. In addition to the fishing, the sights of Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon home, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport offer a different perspective when viewed from the water.