UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Clausen wins EverStart Series event on Clear Lake

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Pro Luke Clausen of Veradale, Wash., caught five bass weighing 25 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday on California's Clear Lake to claim $7,500 cash plus an Evinrude- or Yamaha-powered Ranger 519VS Comanche bass boat equipped with Garmin electronics, a Minn Kota trolling motor and EverStart batteries. The four-day, $118,705 event was the third of four regular-season EverStart Series Western Division events. READ MORE »

Clausen clobbers ‘em at Clear Lake

Clausen clobbers ‘em at Clear Lake

<I>Washington pro beats Californians with biggest sack of the tournament</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – All week long at Clear Lake they were doing it. Anglers were lying in the weeds, saving their big fish so they could pop them in the final round when it really counted. That's what pro Luke Clausen did Saturday when he won the third EverStart Series Western Division tournament of the year with a five-bass limit that weighed 25 pounds, 5 ounces. READ MORE »

Wickham wins Co-angler Division at Clear Lake

Wickham wins Co-angler Division at Clear Lake

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – When you catch a 4-pound bass on your first cast of the day, you know you're destined for greatness – at least for that day. Thirty-three-year-old Jim Wickham of Morristown, Ariz., did just that Saturday and won the Co-angler Division of the EverStart Series Western Division tournament at California's Clear Lake. READ MORE »

Weather clears for Clear Lake finals

Weather clears for Clear Lake finals

<I>Third EverStart Western Division tourney ends Saturday</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – As if on cue, at sunrise the clouds parted and the sun visibly rose above the hilly horizon for the first time all week as the final 10 boats took off onto Clear Lake for the last day of EverStart Series competition. READ MORE »

Kolender leads semifinals round of $118,705 EverStart Series event

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Dennis Kolender of San Diego caught five bass weighing 23 pounds, 13 ounces Friday to lead the 10 Pro Division anglers who advanced to Saturday's final round of the four-day, $118,705 EverStart Series Western Division tournament on California's Clear Lake. READ MORE »

Kolender captures lead at Clear Lake

Kolender captures lead at Clear Lake

<I>Gaunt tops co-anglers for a second time</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Battling temperatures that barely broke 50 degrees and gusting winds – not to mention the rain – San Diego's Dennis Kolender led all anglers in the Pro Division of EverStart Series Central Division semifinal-round competition Friday with a five-bass weight of 23 pounds, 13 ounces. <i><a href="/article.cfm?id=138850">Plus: day-four preview</a></i> READ MORE »

Who’ll stop the rain?

<I>Soggy semifinals begin at Clear Lake</i><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – It's not news anymore, but a plodding rain continues to fall over Clear Lake as the 40 pros and co-anglers took off from Redbud Park Friday morning for semifinal-round action of the third EverStart Series Western Division tournament of the year. Competitors restarted the day with zero weight and are fishing for one day to determine the top 10 anglers per division advancing to Saturday's final round. READ MORE »

Dobyns leads opening round of EverStart Series event on Clear Lake

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – It was another day of dreary drizzle on Clear Lake, but Gary Dobyns of Yuba City continued to dominate Thursday with a five-bass catch weighing 19 pounds, 13 ounces. Dobyns leads the 20 pros who advanced to the semifinal round of the four-day, $118,705 EverStart Series Western Division tournament on the famed California lake. READ MORE »

Dobyns makes it a double, maintains pro lead

Dobyns makes it a double, maintains pro lead

<I>Co-angler leader Randall lands another sack over 20 pounds</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Gary Dobyns lost a 9-pound largemouth today and he couldn't be happier about it. The pro from Yuba City, Calif., led all EverStart Series anglers with a weight of 24 pounds, 14 ounces in Western Division competition Wednesday. On Thursday at Clear Lake, he held onto that lead by adding another 19-13 to his two-day total, pushing it to a hefty 44-11. <i><a href="/article.cfm?id=138847">Plus: day-three preview</a></i> READ MORE »

More rain, cooler temps at Clear Lake

More rain, cooler temps at Clear Lake

<I>Opening-round cuts Thursday</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – The field of 272 pros and co-anglers took off promptly at first light from Redbud Park Thursday morning for day-two action of EverStart Series Western Division competition, but there's no doubt that many of them didn't want to go. Miserable weather continues to plague the hills of Northern California, and that will make fishing at Clear Lake today another cold, wet affair. READ MORE »

Dobyns leads EverStart Series event on Clear Lake

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Pro Gary Dobyns of Yuba City hauled in a five-bass limit weighing a hefty 24 pounds, 14 ounces Wednesday on California's Clear Lake to lead the first day of his first-ever EverStart Series event. Dobyns, a well-known and highly successful West Coast bass angler, anchored his catch with a wily 9-pound, 5-ounce bass that propelled him past second-place contender Bill Case of Orange by a mere 13 ounces. The four-day EverStart Series event is the third of four regular-season Western Division tournaments and features 272 Pro and Co-angler Division competitors vying for their share of $118,705 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

Dobyns’ near 25 pounds tops pros at Clear Lake

Dobyns’ near 25 pounds tops pros at Clear Lake

<I>Co-angler Gaunt leads co-anglers with 23 ½ pounds; Wickham lands a 10-pounder</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Any doubts that EverStart Series anglers might have had about the bass bite during this week's Western Division competition at California's Clear Lake can be buried now. Despite a numbing cold front and intermittent rain, over half of the Pro Division weighed in five-bass limits Wednesday (77 total), and they were big limits. Gary Dobyns of Yuba City, Calif., led all pros with his nasty limit weighing 24 pounds, 14 ounces, including a 9-5 kicker largemouth that won the Big Bass award. <i><a href="/article.cfm?id=138844">Plus: day-two preview</a></i> READ MORE »

Cold snap cools expectations at Clear Lake

Cold snap cools expectations at Clear Lake

<I>Third EverStart Western Division tournament begins in California</I><br><br>CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Anglers competing in the EverStart Series had visions of fat, spawning, Florida-strain bass by the time they reached Clear Lake, located about two hours north of the San Francisco Bay area, for the third Western Division tournament of the year. But those hopes could prove to be a pipe dream as cold, gray weather conditions have enveloped the area and largely kept the sun-loving California bass off the beds. READ MORE »

Destination: Clear Lake

Destination: Clear Lake

<I>EverStart Series Western Division, April 23-26</I><br><br>Although this lake has a well-earned reputation for surrendering huge stringers of largemouths, FLW Tour pro Skeet Reese says the numbers of large bass seem to be down somewhat. That said, the California resident still expects winning weights to be up around 25 pounds per day, with some double-digit fish thrown in for good measure. READ MORE »