UPCOMING EVENT: FLW Pro Circuit - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Meddock wins Stren Series event on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Pro Mark Meddock of Woodland, Calif., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 40 pounds, 9 ounces to win the Stren Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta. Meddock won $50,000 in cash and prizes, including a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Lowrance electronics and EverStart batteries. READ MORE »

Swim or sink

Swim or sink

REDDING, Calif. – Mark Meddock led a youth movement at Lake Shasta this week that showed off guile in the face of adversity, pitted bravado against experience and, above all, proved that swimbaits are <i>the</i> hottest bait out West. READ MORE »

Youth gone wild

Youth gone wild

REDDING, Calif. – While 23-year-old Mark Meddock won the Pro Division, Justin Lucas earned the “youngest gun” title in Stren Series Western Division competition at Lake Shasta. The 19-year-old from Folsom, Calif., dominated the Co-angler Division by almost 13 pounds and won $5,000 plus a new Ranger boat. READ MORE »

Still the deluge

Still the deluge

REDDING, Calif. – Pro Division anglers are fishing for as much as $60,000 and the co-anglers are going for as much as $35,000 in the Stren Series Western Division finals, but everyone running around on Lake Shasta Saturday probably deserves some combat pay, as well, as they battle the merciless last throes of winter in the hills of Northern California. READ MORE »

Michels leads final round at Stren Series event on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Local pro Jeff Michels of Lakehead, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 7 ounces to lead round one of the Stren Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta. Pros are competing for as much as $64,500 in cash and prizes and co-anglers are competing for a top award of $35,000 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

Out come the big guns

Out come the big guns

REDDING, Calif. – As the weather deteriorated even further at Lake Shasta Friday, the pros turned it up a notch by cranking out the three heaviest stringers of the week so far. Local pro Jeff Michels of Lakehead, Calif., leads all comers in the first half of the Stren Series Western Division finals with a weight of 18 pounds, 7 ounces, but he’s got company. READ MORE »

Back to the starting line

Back to the starting line

REDDING, Calif. – Local pro Jim Riley established an admirable 6-pound lead over the rest of the field the first two days of Stren Series Western Division competition at Lake Shasta, but that means little as everyone’s weights zero out and he faces off against a well-heeled top-20 field in the two-day final round. Now the real fun begins. READ MORE »

Riley leads at record-setting Stren Series event on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Local pro Jim Riley of Shasta Lake, Calif., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 31 pounds, 1 ounce to lead round one of the Stren Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta. Pros are competing for as much as $64,500 in cash and prizes and co-anglers are competing for a top award of $35,000 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

On a roll at Shasta

On a roll at Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Once again, the five-bass limits piled up in Stren Series Western Division competition at prolific Lake Shasta, and once again, Jim Riley emerged at the top of the heap. The local pro from Shasta Lake, Calif., hooked into one of the day’s best stringers – 14 pounds even – and dominated the opening round with a two-day total of 31-1. READ MORE »

Finding the good fish

Finding the good fish

REDDING, Calif. – It’s not a question of whether or not they will catch them, but rather which ones they’ll catch. As day two of Stren Series Western Division action ensues at Lake Shasta, anglers vying to make the top-20 cut are looking for that ever-so-slight edge that will carry them into the next two days of competition. READ MORE »

Riley leads at Stren Series event on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Local pro Jim Riley of Shasta Lake, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce to lead day one of the Stren Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta. Pros are competing for as much as $64,500 and valuable points that could qualify them for a trip to the $1 million Stren Series Championship for a shot at $140,000. The highest-finishing pro from each division at the Stren Series Championship will also earn a spot in the new $2 million 2007 Forrest Wood Cup where they will compete for bass fishing’s first $1 million top award. READ MORE »

Riley reels in huge spot, leads at Shasta

Riley reels in huge spot, leads at Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – A record here, a record there. These Stren Series Western Division anglers have a pretty good gig going in California. READ MORE »

Shasta Stren starts cool, wet

Shasta Stren starts cool, wet

REDDING, Calif. – The Stren Series Western Division is making its debut on scenic Lake Shasta among the mountains of Northern California this week, and Mother Nature couldn’t be grumpier about it. READ MORE »