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

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Top 10 Patterns from Lake Havasu

Top 10 Patterns from Lake Havasu

Prespawn staging greeted the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener presented by Ranger Boats on Lake Havasu, and this seasonal transition defined most of the patterns anglers pursued. Arizona pro Joe Uribe Jr. repeated his 2015 victory on Havasu with a winning total of 51 pounds, 13 ounces. Capitalizing on the prespawn advancements of hefty smallmouths, Uribe finished with a nearly 6-pound margin of victory. READ MORE »

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. READ MORE »

Levy Leaps to Havasu Co-Angler Win

Levy Leaps to Havasu Co-Angler Win

The good thing about starting the final day in 10th place is that you have only one way to go. Andrew Levy knew this going into the final day of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Lake Havasu, but seeing himself holding the trophy just wasn’t in his wheelhouse. READ MORE »

Uribe Again on Havasu

Uribe Again on Havasu

Some say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but any such notion about Joe Uribe Jr. just vaporized, as the Arizona pro weighed the biggest bag of the tournament to the win in the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Ranger on Lake Havasu. The win was the second in as many trips to Havasu and his third FLW Series win in the last three years. READ MORE »

Surprise’s Uribe Jr. Wins Costa FLW Series Western Division Opener on Lake Havasu Presented by Ranger Boats

Surprise’s Uribe Jr. Wins Costa FLW Series Western Division Opener on Lake Havasu Presented by Ranger Boats

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – Joe Uribe Jr. of Surprise, Arizona, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to claim top honors at the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Havasu presented by Ranger Boats. Uribe's... READ MORE »

Havasu Midday Update Day 3

Havasu Midday Update Day 3

Good news is the top-10 pros and co-anglers fishing the final day of the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Havasu dodged the heavy rains and blustery conditions initially in the forecast. Bad news, more like “bummer” news, is that today’s lack of wind seems to be limiting a lot of the reaction bites upon which many plans were laid. READ MORE »

Lake Havasu Top 5 Patterns Day 2

Lake Havasu Top 5 Patterns Day 2

Arizona pro Marty Lawrence rose eight spots to take over the lead at the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Havasu with two day total of 33 pounds, 6 ounces. Like many of the other top pros, Lawrence banked on prespawn bass and caught a mix of largemouths and smallmouths. He takes a narrow lead of just 19 ounces into the final day. READ MORE »

Lawrence Leads on Havasu

Lawrence Leads on Havasu

Day two of the Costa FLW Series presented by Ranger on Lake Havasu was marked by changing weather and a very different leaderboard at the end of weigh-in. In the end, Marty Lawrence of Mesa, Ariz., moved from ninth to first with 19 pounds, 3 ounces for a total of 33-6. READ MORE »

Havasu Midday Update Day 2

Havasu Midday Update Day 2

Lake Havasu is showing her moody side today and anglers fishing day two of the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on this desert gem have experienced a mixed bag of results. For starters, the sunny and slick calm lake of yesterday now sits beneath a dreary gray canvas, while a sporty breeze has chopped up the surface — not to the point of navigational hazards, but definitely more waves than day one. READ MORE »

Lake Havasu Top 5 Patterns Day 1

Lake Havasu Top 5 Patterns Day 1

Local standout Roy Hawk took the lead on day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener presented by Ranger Boats on Lake Havasu with a limit of bass that weighed 19 pounds, 7 ounces. Though he leads by about a pound, the rest of the field is close behind and the weather is due to change on day two. READ MORE »

Hawk Ahead at Havasu

Hawk Ahead at Havasu

Day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener was tough for some, but in the end it still took nearly 20 pounds to take the lead. Sleeping in his own bed for this one, Roy Hawk of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., dropped 19 pounds, 7 ounces on the scale for the day one lead. READ MORE »

Havasu Midday Update Day 1

Havasu Midday Update Day 1

Good things come to those who wait — it’s not just a corny cliché; it’s the hope of most anglers fishing the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Havasu. While today’s action was leaning toward the meager side, conditions are setting up for greater productivity on days two and three. READ MORE »

Transition Time at Havasu

Transition Time at Havasu

Some of the biggest bags of the year come in the prespawn, which means big things are in store for the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener at Lake Havasu, which is presented by Ranger and hosted by the Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau. The tournament comes on a week when spring is in the air in the Arizona desert. The temperature on the final day of practice nearly reached 80 degrees, and the low at night isn’t projected to drop below 55 degrees during the tournament. The big warm spell means that spring is coming fast, and that the transition from prespawn to spawn is underway. READ MORE »

Practicing on Havasu with Joe Uribe Jr.

Practicing on Havasu with Joe Uribe Jr.

Among the favorites this week is Joe Uribe Jr. of Surprise, Ariz. Havasu isn’t home for Uribe, but it’s where he won in 2015 to kick-start his Angler of the Year season in the Western Division. Like everyone else in the field, he’s looking forward to starting the year off right in the desert, and he lets FLW come along for the ride on his final day of preparation. READ MORE »

Another Prespawn Battle Looms at Havasu

Another Prespawn Battle Looms at Havasu

The most recent visit to Havasu was back in 2015, and Arizona pro Joe Uribe Jr. blew away the competition thanks to a 26-pound, 7-ounce bag on the final day. His total weight of 67-6 gave him a winning margin of nearly 15 pounds. READ MORE »