UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - St. Lawrence River

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Clear Lake Top 10 Patterns

Clear Lake Top 10 Patterns

Practice was perfect for the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Mercury on Clear Lake. Bass were moving up to spawn, and the fishing was good. Anglers brought in hefty limits on day one, but as so often happens, Mother Nature changed the game, and a front moved in mid-tournament. Scattered clouds on day one turned to rain on day two, which was followed by clear, chilly conditions on day three. No two days saw the same conditions. No two anglers in the top 10 utilized the same pattern. READ MORE »

Clear Lake Top 10 Baits

Clear Lake Top 10 Baits

The only thing more diverse than the weather conditions at the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Mercury on Clear Lake was the selection of baits used by the top anglers. Anglers saw calm conditions with clear skies replaced by frontal conditions, which changed many anglers’ go-to techniques from sight-fishing to casting reaction baits. Big bags were still brought in, and Todd Woods topped them all. He won the event after bringing in 77 pounds over three days. Here’s what Woods and the rest of the top 10 anglers threw at Clear Lake. READ MORE »

Woods’ Last Minute Move Saves Victory

Woods’ Last Minute Move Saves Victory

Todd Woods is the winner of the Costa FLW Series Clear Lake event presented Mercury. A three-day total of 77 pounds sealed Woods’ victory by seven pounds over second place Roy Hawk. The win earned him $33,000 in prize money. READ MORE »

Arguello Mounts Massive Co-angler Comeback

Arguello Mounts Massive Co-angler Comeback

Despite starting the day nearly 12 pounds back of Jack Farage, co-angler Sergio Arguello fished his way into first place at the Costa FLW Series event presented by Mercury on Clear Lake. The North Hollywood, Calif., resident caught 26-11 on the final day for a three-day total of 53-04. For his victory, Arguello won a new Ranger boat. READ MORE »

Woods Wins Costa FLW Series Western Division Event on Clear Lake Presented By Mercury

Woods Wins Costa FLW Series Western Division Event on Clear Lake Presented By Mercury

LAKEPORT, Calif. (April 23, 2016) – Todd Woods of San Dimas, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 9 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Clear Lake presented by Mercury with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 77 pounds even. For his win... READ MORE »

Clear Lake Midday Update Day 3

Clear Lake Midday Update Day 3

The leaders struggled early today. Frontrunner Todd Woods ran several community holes early this morning and only came by one keeper before returning to his primary areas. He had three small fish when our on the water crew left him around 9 a.m. READ MORE »

Clear Lake Top 5 Patterns Day 2

Clear Lake Top 5 Patterns Day 2

Mother Nature threw everything she had at the Costa FLW Series Western Division anglers on Clear Lake today. Conditions seemed to change by the hour. There were clear skies in the morning, dense overcast conditions shortly after, heavy rainfall by the afternoon and scattered showers to finish the day. Todd Woods leads all anglers. He’s targeting prespawn fish with moving baits. The rest of the top five anglers’ used a mix of reaction bait tactics and sight-fishing. READ MORE »

Woods Takes Over Out West

Woods Takes Over Out West

Todd Woods jumped up one spot into the lead of the Costa FLW Series Western Division on Clear Lake presented by Mercury. A two-day total of 60 pounds, 7 ounces put him 2 pound, 9 ounces ahead of second place. The top-10 anglers will launch out of Konocti Vista Resort Casino & Marina tomorrow for the final day of competition. READ MORE »

Clear Lake Midday Update Day 2

Clear Lake Midday Update Day 2

Mother nature could not make up her mind today. The morning started out with a light overcast then it started to rain for a bit. Once that subsided there was a brief window of clear skies. At 11 a.m. dense clouds and heavier rains rolled in. There has been scattered showers ever since. READ MORE »

Clear Lake Top 5 Patterns Day 1

Clear Lake Top 5 Patterns Day 1

Clouds came and went on opening day of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Mercury on Clear Lake, leaving open windows of clear visibility that allowed Jim Moulton to take the lead by catching 33 pounds, 2 ounces of bedding bass. Others near the top of the leaderboard sight-fished as well, but a mix of moving and reaction baits also played a role. READ MORE »

Moulton Leads Shootout on Clear Lake

Moulton Leads Shootout on Clear Lake

Jim Moulton of Cerced, Calif., caught the second biggest bass of the day on his way to leading the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Clear Lake presented by Mercury. A 10 pound, 15 ounce behemoth has Moulton breaking the 33-pound mark and taking a slim lead into day two. READ MORE »

Clear Lake Day 1 Midday Update

Clear Lake Day 1 Midday Update

The clouds were scattered early in the morning and guys were catching fish on beds. Many anglers ran to the north end of the lake and were slowly working boat docks and tule lines. Jimmy Reese was spotted catching a 7-pound bass while his co-angler wrangled in one over double digits. Many of the anglers our on the water crew rolled up on had a large fish to show off. READ MORE »

Front Blurs Clear Lake Spawn

Front Blurs Clear Lake Spawn

Day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Clear Lake presented by Mercury is underway after launching out of the Konocti Vista Casino Resort & Marina. After several days of clear blue skies, heavy clouds rolled in overnight. The 111 pros and co-anglers will need to adapt to the incoming front as they vie for the $33,000 top prize. READ MORE »

Sight-Fishing Slugfest on Tap at Clear

Sight-Fishing Slugfest on Tap at Clear

In the 11 minutes Weyer and I were on the phone, he says he spotted perhaps 30 pounds worth of bass on beds and passed by one dock with 20 bass in the 2-pound range sunning themselves underneath it. READ MORE »