UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Lake Mead

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Top 10 Baits From Grand Lake

A prototype Strike King Poppin' Perch and Strike King Rage Bug were the one-two punch for Castledine on Grand Lake.

A bone colored One Knocker Spook and a Zoom Ultra Vibe Speed Craw helped Hallman carry the title on his home lake.

1. Bradley Hallman used a bone colored One Knocker Spook and a Zoom Ultra Vibe Speed Craw to walk away with the title on Grand Lake.

Watch Hallman's in action on the final day here.

Read about his complete pattern here

 

A 3/8-ounce Scottsboro Tackle Company tungsten weight and a Yum Christie Craw was all Jonathan Henry needed to pluck bass off their beds.

2. A 3/8-ounce Scottsboro Tackle Company tungsten weight and a Yum Christie Craw was all Jonathan Henry needed to pluck bass off their beds to net a second-place finish.

 

Sight-fishing guru Matt Arey threw a variety of Lunkerhunt baits. The Lunker Bug, Lunker Craw and Lunker Stick carried Arey to third place.

3. Sight-fishing guru Matt Arey threw a variety of Lunkerhunt baits. The Lunker Bug, Lunker Craw and Lunker Stick carried Arey to third place.

 

A prototype Strike King Poppin' Perch and Strike King Rage Bug were the one-two punch for Castledine on Grand Lake.

4. A prototype Strike King Poppin' Perch and Strike King Rage Bug were the one-two punch for Castledine on Grand Lake en route to fourth place.

 

Christie kept to his guns with a Yum Christie Critter, Christie Craw and Bad Mamma [both whole and cut in half on a drop-shot] to haul in over 57 pounds of bass.

5. Christie sight-fished the more stained water of Grand with a Yum Christie Critter, Christie Craw and Bad Mamma [both whole and cut in half on a drop-shot] to haul in over 57 pounds of bass.

 

A Luck-E-Strike Rick Clunn RC2 Square Bill crankbait and Ringmaster were what Dodson reached for all three days of competition.

6. A Luck-E-Strike Rick Clunn RC2 Series 4 Square Bill crankbait and Ringmaster were what Dodson reached for all three days of competition to land in sixth.

 

Watson kept it simple with a Luck-E-Stirke G3 tube and Ringmaster for his baits of choice when sight-fishing.

7. Watson kept it simple with a Luck-E-Stirke G3 tube and Ringmaster while sight-fishing.

 

Missouri's Jeremy Lawyer threw a Fallcreek Lures Roman Craw to get bedding bass fired up and then a pink Gene Larew Salt Craw to seal the deal if they wouldn't take the first offering.

8. Missouri's Jeremy Lawyer threw a Fallcreek Lures Roman Craw to get bedding bass fired up. He caught several fish on it but after hooking a fish outside the mouth [thus having to release it] he leaned on a pink Gene Larew Salt Craw to seal the deal if they wouldn't take the first offering.

 

Despite his lack of experience sight-fishing, Dylan Hays found success on a Yum Dinger, Craw Chunk and Bad Mamma.

9. Despite his lack of experience sight-fishing, Dylan Hays found success on a Yum Dinger, Craw Chunk and Bad Mamma.

 

Brandon Perkins also had little experience for luring fish off bed but a Strike King Rage Craw on a drop-shot helped carry him to a top-10 finish.

10. Brandon Perkins also had little experience luring fish off beds, but a Strike King Rage Craw and Rage Twin Tail Menace Grub helped carry him to a top-10 finish. 


Read about how the top 10 pros utilized all their baits here.

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