UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Norman

Relaxation can wait

Relaxation can wait

OROVILLE, Calif. — When David Rush needs a break from the day-to-day grind, he makes the 15-minute drive from his home in Palermo to Lake Oroville, fishes for bass and goes home refreshed. Today he goes home exhausted, but with a check for $16,716 and a Ranger boat package as winner of the third Stren Series Western Division tournament of the season. READ MORE »

Determined to reach the Peak

Determined to reach the Peak

OROVILLE, Calif. – If it wasn’t for the fact that he’s 66 years old, Charles Peak of San Jose, Calif., says he might consider turning pro. In his second season as a co-angler in the Stren Series, Peak picked up the second win of his young career Saturday on Lake Oroville. READ MORE »

Feeling the heat

Feeling the heat

Catching a 3 pounds or better bass is the mission for the final 20 anglers in the Stren Series Western Division tournament on Lake Oroville. It must be done on a day when the temperature might hit 100 degrees. READ MORE »

Long shots welcome at Lake Oroville

Long shots welcome at Lake Oroville

OROVILLE, Calif. – We knew they were out there Thursday night, probably re-tying rigs way past bedtime, knowing it was worthwhile because anything could happen on the morrow. READ MORE »

This tomorrow truly is another day

This tomorrow truly is another day

OROVILLE, Calif. – A familiar refrain heard at FLW bass tournament weigh-ins: “Tomorrow’s another day, anything can happen.” Never have those words been truer than at this Stren Series western division tournament on Lake Oroville, where the top 96 pros are separated by 5 pounds. READ MORE »

Spotted bass galore

Spotted bass galore

OROVILLE, Calif. – Seldom in tournament bass fishing has an ounce meant more than on the first day of the Stren Series Western Division tournament on Lake Oroville. Eighty anglers are tied after day one, and the difference between first place and 108th place is 6 pounds, 3 ounces. READ MORE »

Welcome to Lake Oroville

Welcome to Lake Oroville

OROVILLE, Calif. – This area was settled in the mid-1900s by prospectors in search of gold. Today, a different kind of prospector goes forth on Lake Oroville in search of black gold. READ MORE »