UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Lake Mead

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Top 10 Baits from Grand Lake

Matt Arey

Despite unfavorable weather and a shortened event, the top 10 pros still managed to wrangle up solid limits of Grand Lake bass in the second stop of the Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division presented by Ranger Boats.

Fishing for spawning bass (whether you could see them or not) or fish that were on the verge of spawning was a major player and for that many pros relied on their go-to soft plastics.

Prvonozac’s winning pattern

Complete results

 

Nick Prvonozac

1. Nick Prvonozac earned his first Costa FLW Series title pitching a YUM Vibra King Tube and twitching a Smithwick Rattlin’ Rogue jerkbait.

 

Matt Arey

2. A Lunkerhunt Lunker Stick fished wacky-rigged was all Matt Arey needed to reel in second place.

 

Chad Warren

3. Chad Warren mostly used both a wacky- and Texas-rigged Yamamoto Senko (weightless) to collect third place. He caught his kicker fish pitching a Gene Larew Biffle Bug topped with a 1/2-ounce weight to willows.

 

Matt Cooper

4. Matt Cooper needed just one lure to put him in fourth place: a Texas-rigged Senko with a 1/8-ounce weight.

 

Tommy Martin

5. Tommy Martin relied on a Zoom Baby Brush Hog with the tails dyed chartreuse to land him in the top five.

 

Albert Collins

6. Albert Collins bagged the biggest limit of the tournament to put him in sixth place using a vibrating jig and a green pumpkin lizard with a 3/8-ounce Elite Tungsten weight.

 

Dave Donham

7. Dave Donham used his own hand-painted Heddon Zara Spook, Smithwick Rattlin’ Rogue and a War Eagle spinnerbait for seventh place.

 

8. Jim Moynagh went with a topwater prop bait and a weightless worm for eighth place.

 

Tye Smith

9. Tye Smith needed only a weightless green pumpkin lizard to grab his first top-10 finish.

 

Todd Castledine

10. Todd Castledine scored another top 10 sight-fishing with a Strike King Rage Bug and mixed in a Strike King KVD Sexy Dawg.

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