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Cal Poly Busts 20 on the Delta

Cal Poly Busts 20 on the Delta

The California Polytechnic State University duo of Sam Morita of Sebastopol, California, and Aren Abrahamian of Glendale, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on the California Delta presented by Costa Saturday with five bass weighing 20 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the Mustang’s bass club $2,650 and a slot in the 2019 FLW College Fishing National Championship, scheduled for June 4-6, 2019 at the Potomac River in Marbury, Maryland. READ MORE »

Top 10 Patterns from the Cal Delta

Top 10 Patterns from the Cal Delta

Two heavy-hitting days buoyed Gregory Troughton to a 6-pound, 11-ounce lead going into a tough day three in the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Power-Pole on the California Delta. The Discovery Bay, Calif., pro stumbled in the final round with a limit of 12-13, but outlasted the field and secured the win with 60-2. Troughton caught most of his fish by punching a Yamamoto Flappin Hog, but he added a few keepers on a Z-Man/Evergreen ChatterBait Jackhammer and a Don Iovino Splash-It popper. Read on to learn about the rest of the top 10. READ MORE »

Cal Poly Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Western Conference Finale on California Delta presented by Costa

Cal Poly Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Western Conference Finale on California Delta presented by Costa

BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. – The California Polytechnic State University duo of Sam Morita of Sebastopol, California, and Aren Abrahamian of Glendale, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on the California Delta presented by Costa Saturday with five bass weighing 20 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the Mustang’s bass club $2,650 and a slot in the 2019 FLW... READ MORE »

Top 10 Baits from the Cal Delta

Top 10 Baits from the Cal Delta

The Costa FLW Series Western Division finale presented by Power-Pole on the Cal Delta presented challenging conditions due to the autumn transition and the effects of herbicide spraying. Still, typical Delta baits were used by the bulk of the top finishers, who picked their way through aquatic grasses and miles of riprap.  Here's a look at what the top 10 used on the Delta. READ MORE »

Discovery Bay’s Troughton Wins Costa FLW Series Western Division Finale on California Delta presented by Power-Pole

Discovery Bay’s Troughton Wins Costa FLW Series Western Division Finale on California Delta presented by Power-Pole

BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2018) – Pro Gregory Troughton of Discovery Bay, California, brought five bass weighing 12 pounds, 13 ounces, to the scale Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division finale on the California Delta presented by Power-Pole. Troughton’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing 60 pounds, 2 ounces, was enough to earn him the grand prize of $77,691, including a... READ MORE »

Troughton Triumphs on Cal Delta

Troughton Triumphs on Cal Delta

Despite a slow day that yielded only 12 pounds, 13 ounces, Gregory Troughton of Discovery Bay, Calif., held on to his day-two lead and won the Costa FLW Series Western Division tournament presented by Power-Pole on the California Delta with a three-day total of 60-2. Days one and two saw Troughton catch all of his fish on a heavy punch rig. Day three brought challenging post-frontal conditions, and he had to vary his presentations. A popper and a ChatterBait added key fish today. READ MORE »

Traba’s Big Bag Earns Delta Win

Traba’s Big Bag Earns Delta Win

Talk about saving the best for last. Jacob Traba sacked up a limit of 17 pounds, 6 ounces — the tournament’s heaviest co-angler bag — to win his division at the Costa FLW Series Western Division tournament presented by Power-Pole on the California Delta. Traba’s three-day total was 40-2. READ MORE »

Cal Delta Midday Update – Day 3

Cal Delta Midday Update – Day 3

Everyone knows the California Delta is one fickle fishery, and that disposition seems to be on display today for the final round of the Costa FLW Series Western Division tournament presented by Power-Pole. Day-two leader Gregory Troughton carried a ton of momentum into day three with a lead of more than 6 pounds. However, we spent the better part of the morning with Troughton, and the magic was not happening. Not to say it will not happen at some point, but the leader will need to have a strong afternoon. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from the Cal Delta – Day 2

Top 5 Patterns from the Cal Delta – Day 2

Specifically targeting big bass and catching a 9-pound, 4-ounce fish put Gregory Troughton in the lead by a margin of 6 pounds, 11 ounces at the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Power-Pole on the California Delta. Troughton caught the largest bag of two day, 24-14, and holds the top spot with 47-5 READ MORE »

9-Pounder Anchors Troughton’s Lead

9-Pounder Anchors Troughton’s Lead

Gregory Troughton of Discovery Bay, Calif., caught 24 pounds, 14 ounces — the biggest bag of the Costa FLW Series Western Division tournament on the California Delta — and took over the day-two lead with a two-day total of 47-5. READ MORE »

Cal Delta Midday Update – Day 2

Cal Delta Midday Update – Day 2

As expected, today’s changing weather has shuffled the deck for anglers fishing the Costa FLW Series Western Division tournament on the California Delta. After the mostly calm and hot conditions of day one, the second round began about 14 degrees cooler with gusty winds of 15 mph. READ MORE »

Big Bite Anchors Jennings’ Lead on Delta

Big Bite Anchors Jennings’ Lead on Delta

Jerred Jennings, of Stockton, Calif., leads day one of the the Costa FLW Series Western Division tournament on the California Delta with a five-bass limit of 22 pounds, 11 ounces. Anchoring Jennings’ catch was a 7-9, which is tied with Mike Birch for the day one Big Bass honors. READ MORE »

Promising Tides on Tap at the Cal Delta

Promising Tides on Tap at the Cal Delta

It’s kind of a good news-bad news deal on the California Delta this week as anglers take on this vast and storied fishery for the final event of the Costa FLW Series Western Division. READ MORE »

Cal Delta Midday Update – Day 1

Cal Delta Midday Update – Day 1

The California Delta has behaved pretty much as expected for day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division finale: pockets of glimmer, amid an overall tough fishery. Clear water and lots of sunshine are making shallow bass tough to approach, while recent herbicide treatments have greatly diminished the shallow grass, which typically plays a more prominent role in Delta fishing. READ MORE »

Will Hawgs Show up at the Cal Delta?

Will Hawgs Show up at the Cal Delta?

The Costa FLW Series Western Division regular season will come to a close in late September with the California Delta event launching from Russo’s Marina in Bethel Island, Calif. The Delta, known for the mammoth largemouths that hide in its abundant vegetation, has the potential to send the Western Division out with a bang ahead of the Costa FLW Series Championship on Nov. 1. READ MORE »

Uribe Siblings Looking to Make History

Uribe Siblings Looking to Make History

Life in the outdoors has always been part of life for the brother-sister angling duo of Rachel and Joe Uribe Jr. But the focus of the point leaders in the Costa FLW Series Western Division – the co-angler side for Rachel, and the pro side for Joe – hasn’t always been the same. READ MORE »

Cal Delta Readies for YETI FLW College Fishing Event presented by Costa

Cal Delta Readies for YETI FLW College Fishing Event presented by Costa

BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. – The YETI FLW College Fishing season will continue with an event next week, Sept. 29, at the YETI FLW College Fishing on the California Delta presented by Costa. The tournament, hosted by Russo’s Marina and the Sugar Barge RV Resort, is the third and final regular-season event for college anglers in the Western Conference and will award a top prize of... READ MORE »

Costa FLW Series Set to Visit Cal Delta for Tournament presented by Power-Pole

Costa FLW Series Set to Visit Cal Delta for Tournament presented by Power-Pole

BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. – More than 150 pros and co-anglers are set to close the Costa FLW Series Western Division regular season next week, Sept. 27-29, at the Costa FLW Series at the California Delta presented by Power-Pole. The tournament, hosted by Russo’s Marina and the Sugar Barge RV Resort and Marina, is the third and final regular-season event scheduled in the... READ MORE »

Madera's Balbas' Win Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing California Open at Cal Delta

Madera's Balbas' Win Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing California Open at Cal Delta

BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. – The duo of Johnathon Balbas and Kyle Balbas, both of Madera, California, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 20 pounds, 3 ounces to win the 2017 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing California Open tournament at the Cal Delta. The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27... READ MORE »

Sonoma State University wins YETI FLW College Fishing Tournament at California Delta presented by Bass Pro Shops

Sonoma State University wins YETI FLW College Fishing Tournament at California Delta presented by Bass Pro Shops

BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. – The Sonoma State University duo of B.J. Kendrick of Morgan Hill, California, and Josh Hanna of Danville, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing Western Conference tournament at the California Delta presented by Bass Pro Shops Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the Sonoma State bass club $2,000... READ MORE »