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Californian Gutierrez Wins Costa FLW Series Western Opener On Lake Shasta Presented By Minn Kota

Californian Gutierrez Wins Costa FLW Series Western Opener On Lake Shasta Presented By Minn Kota

REDDING, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2016) – Greg Gutierrez of Red Bluff, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Shasta presented by Minn Kota with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 40 pounds, 7 ounces. For his win, Gutierrez earned $36,376... READ MORE »

Cal Poly Wins FLW College Fishing Western Conference Opener On Shasta Lake

Cal Poly Wins FLW College Fishing Western Conference Opener On Shasta Lake

REDDING, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2016) – Both anglers fishing in their very first FLW College fishing tournament, the California Polytechnic State University duo of sophomore Nick Rinauro of San Jose, California, and freshman Alec Pitts of Santa Rosa, California, won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference opener on Shasta Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 12 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and qualified the team for the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship... READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Shasta Day 1

Top 5 Patterns from Shasta Day 1

Day one of the Costa FLW Series presented by Minn Kota on Shasta Lake offered a stiff challenge on the weather side of things that many anglers overcame with flying colors. READ MORE »

FLW College Fishing Western Conference Opens Season on Shasta Lake

FLW College Fishing Western Conference Opens Season on Shasta Lake

REDDING, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2016) – FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Shasta Feb. 20 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Western Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the FLW College Fishing National Championship. READ MORE »

Lake Shasta Set to Host Costa FLW Series Opener Presented by Minn Kota

Lake Shasta Set to Host Costa FLW Series Opener Presented by Minn Kota

REDDING, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2016) – The Costa FLW Series is headed to Lake Shasta Feb. 18-20 for a tournament presented by Minn Kota when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2016 in the Western Division. READ MORE »

Christiansen claims co-angler crown at Lake Shasta

Christiansen claims co-angler crown at Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – During an EverStart Series event on Clear Lake in 2011, Blaine Christiansen of San Jose, Calif., entered the final day of the tournament in second place. Ultimately, he had to settle for a fifth-place as things didn’t go entirely as planned. But today, with a Lake Shasta title on the line and holding the coveted No. 1 qualifying position, Christiansen was determined not to make the same mistake. READ MORE »

Oregon State University wins Lake Shasta event

Oregon State University wins Lake Shasta event

REDDING, Calif. – The Oregon State University team of Zach MacDonald, of Willits, Calif. and William Sparks, of Corvallis, Ore. won the National Guard FLW College Fishing West Conference event on Lake Shasta Saturday with five bass weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces. The victory earned the team $5,000. The win also helped them advance to the West Conference Regional Championship. READ MORE »

Harris wins EverStart Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta

Harris wins EverStart Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – K.C. Harris of Shasta Lake, Calif., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 11 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the EverStart Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 42 pounds, 2 ounces. For his victory, Harris earned $29,918. READ MORE »

Harris hangs on to win Shasta title

Harris hangs on to win Shasta title

REDDING, Calif. – Heading into the final day of EverStart Series competition on Lake Shasta, pro K.C. Harris boasted a rather significant 4 ½-pound lead over his next closest rival. However, in the end, Harris had to hang on for dear life, stave off a hard-charging effort from fellow California native Zack Thompson and settle for an emotionally draining 13-ounce victory. READ MORE »

Harris hauls in Lake Shasta lead

Harris hauls in Lake Shasta lead

REDDING, Calif. – Facing a stacked field of tournament tested pros and battling steady winds in the 30-mph range during the second day of EverStart competition on Lake Shasta, K.C. Harris was doing everything in his power to live up to the pressure of fishing on his home lake. Entering today’s competition, Harris was in fifth place needing a big sack just to qualify for today’s top-10 cut READ MORE »

Peterson pounds ‘em on Shasta

Peterson pounds ‘em on Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – With a fickle bass bite handcuffing anglers throughout practice and steady rains dominating the majority of Thursday’s competition, it was pretty clear that EverStart anglers were going to have their work cut out for them today on Lake Shasta. READ MORE »

2012 Shasta showdown under way

2012 Shasta showdown under way

REDDING, Calif. – Well it wasn’t the weather they’d hoped for. But nevertheless, with rains pouring down from the heavens in a steady stream throughout the morning, the full field of EverStart Series Western Division pros and co-anglers bundled up from head to toe and departed Bridge Bay Resort and Marina shortly after 7:30 a.m. with visions of a tournament title dancing in their heads. READ MORE »

Smith claims co-angler crown on Lake Shasta

Smith claims co-angler crown on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Heading into the Lake Shasta event, co-angler Bryant Smith of Castrol Valley, Calif., made sure to make the most of the third major tournament of his young career. After grabbing the lead on day one with a formidable 10-pound, 4-ounce catch, Smith never looked back, parlaying a three-day catch of 24 pounds, 5 ounces into his very first tournament title. READ MORE »

Michels wins EverStart Series event on Lake Shasta

Michels wins EverStart Series event on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Pro Jeff Michels of Lakehead, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 6 pounds, Saturday to win the EverStart Series Western Division tournament on Lake Shasta with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 36 pounds. For his victory, Michels earned $35,000 and a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard motor. READ MORE »

Michels wins wire to wire

Michels wins wire to wire

REDDING, Calif. – Just how dominant was Jeff Michels of Lakehead, Calif., this week on Lake Shasta? So dominant that the California pro need not have weighed in today to capture the EverStart Series tournament title. READ MORE »

University of Oregon wins CF Western Division on Lake Shasta

University of Oregon wins CF Western Division on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. — The University of Oregon team of Kyle Schneider and William Crowl, won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Western Division on Lake Shasta Saturday with five bass weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces. The victory earned the team $10,000 to be split between the university and the university’s bass-fishing club; $7,500 for the bass club and $2,500 for their school. The win also helped them advance to the Western Division Regional Championship. READ MORE »

Follow the leader

Follow the leader

REDDING, Calif. – Although Jeff Michels technically will be fishing against nine other pros during Saturday’s final round of EverStart Series action on Lake Shasta, the truth is that his main competition is himself. In short, with a total catch of 30 pounds to his credit and a lead of nearly 8 pounds over his next closest rival, the tournament title is Michels to lose. READ MORE »

Michels dominates EverStart Series field

Michels dominates EverStart Series field

REDDING, Calif. – With the majority of the field struggling mightily in Friday’s competition to return to the marina with even the hint of a decent limit, day-one leader Jeff Michels of Lakehead, Calif., turned on the afterburners, recorded a two-day sack for the ages and put a cavernous 8-pound gap between himself and his next closest competitor. READ MORE »

Cut and dried

Cut and dried

REDDING, Calif. – Although the cold, steady rains that dominated Thursday’s EverStart Series competition have finally dried up, another more formidable obstacle stands between anglers and their goal of a tournament title on Lake Shasta – the top-10 cut. READ MORE »

Michels snares EverStart Series lead on Lake Shasta

Michels snares EverStart Series lead on Lake Shasta

REDDING, Calif. – Buoyed by a total catch of 13 pounds, 13 ounces, which included one massive 7-pound, 3-ounce fish, Jeff Michels overcame numerous obstacles – including a difficult bass bite, near-frigid temps and nonstop rain showers – to secure the top spot in the Pro Division after the first day of EverStart Series competition on Lake Shasta. READ MORE »