UPCOMING EVENT: ABU GARCIA COLLEGE FISHING - 2020 - Harris Chain of Lakes

Top 10 Baits from Lake Havasu

Top 10 Baits from Lake Havasu

From first to 10th, a wide array of baits played in the Costa FLW Series event on Havasu. Predominantly prespawn, the pros employed everything from finesse to deep-diving crankbaits.

Uribe’s winning pattern

Levy’s winning co-angler pattern

Complete results

 

1. Earning his second FLW Series win at Havasu, Joe Uribe Jr. threw a custom 7-inch swimbait on a swim jig (similar to what is pictured) and a Ned rig with a cut-down 4-inch Yamamoto Senko.

 

2. Second-place pro Mike Nichelini caught his fish on an umbrella rig with Keitech Swing Impact FAT swimbaits and Strike King Rage Swimmers, a Lucky Craft LV 500 lipless crankbait and a Lucky Craft Pointer 100DD.

 

3. Jason Hickey, who placed third, fished a 5/16-ounce white spinnerbait with double willow leaf blades, a Strike King KVD 1.5 and a Lucky Craft KJ Flat 1.5.

 

4. Cranking was key for Roy Hawk and the local stick caught his fish on a Duo Realis G-87 20A in the morning dawn color and a Duo Realis G-Fix Vibration 68 in ghost minnow.

 

5. Day-two leader Marty Lawrence caught his fish on Keitech Swing Impact FAT swimbaits ranging from the 2.8- to 4.8-inch sizes. His top colors were Tennessee shad, Houdini and smallmouth magic.

 

6. Sixth-place finisher Gary Collins used a Megabass Ito Vision 110+1 in pearl white and a 1/8-ounce SPRO Phat Fly hair jig in bluegill.

 

7. Moving up from tenth to seventh, California pro Justin Kerr used an Evergreen Jack Hammer vibrating swim jig with a Reaction Innovations Skinny Dipper trailer.

 

8. Focusing on mats and pencil tules, Robert Lee says he caught his fish by flipping a Reaction Innovations Sweet Beaver with a punch skirt and a 3/4-ounce weight and a Texas-rigged knockoff Zoom Brush Hog or a Reaction Innovations Pocket Rocket.

 

9. Ninth-place pro Mark Williams caught his fish by cranking a Duo Realis G-87 20A and others as well as swimming a 1/2-ounce white Revenge Swim Jig with a 3.8-inch Keitech Swing Impact FAT trailer.

 

10. Arizona pro Johnny Johnson fished a white Persuader spinnerbait with double willow leaf blades, a drop-shot with a 4.5-inch Roboworm Straight Tail Worm (Aaron’s magic) and a 1/4-ounce weight and a weightless Yamamoto Senko.

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