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Martens takes slim lead over fellow Elites on Cal Delta

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Aaron Martens of Leeds, Ala., takes the lead on Day 2 of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River bringing 26 pounds, 9 ounces to the scales for a two-day total weight of 51 pounds, 4 ounce. 

Photo by Seigo Saito/Bassmaster

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The West Coast dominance continued during Friday’s second round of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River, with four native Californians taking over the top of the standings.

Aaron Martens, who grew up in California and now lives in Alabama, caught five bass Friday that weighed 26 pounds, 9 ounces and took the lead with a two-day mark of 51-4.

Zaldain rides "teener" to 30-lb bag, leads opening round of Elite Series at Sacramento River

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Chris Zaldain of San Jose, Calif., takes the lead on the first day of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River, bringing 30 pounds, 7 ounces to the scales. 

Photo by Seigo Saito/Bassmaster

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Before the start of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River, Chris Zaldain predicted that a few anglers would bring in single-day catches of 30-plus pounds during the four-day event.

On Day 1, only one angler reached that elusive mark — and it was Zaldain himself.

Justin Lucas looks forward to Elite Series Western Swing

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Justin Lucas, photo courtesy of B.A.S.S.Justin Lucas, photo courtesy of B.A.S.S.

Our friend Tyler Brinks interviewed California native, Elite Series Pro Justin Lucas about the upcoming Western swing of the Bassmaster Elite Series. Tyler shares the story with us here (Thanks Tyler!):

 

NEFAR tourney produces huge number of St Johns River bass!

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from left: Tournament Organizer Glenn East with winners David Cahan and Larry Cahan and weighmaster Mike Oglesbee. photo courtesy of Becky Williamsfrom left: Tournament Organizer Glenn East with winners David Cahan and Larry Cahan and weighmaster Mike Oglesbee. photo courtesy of Becky Williams

 

Shawn Gordon wins TBF title; Living the Dream Package

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Shawn Gordon receives a congratulatory handshake from Forrest Wood.Shawn Gordon receives a congratulatory handshake from Forrest Wood.

 

BANDYS HIGH SCHOOL WINS 2015 TBF/FLW HIGH SCHOOL FISHING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ON GRAND LAKE

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Kristopher Queen and Tyler Black of Bandy's High SchoolKristopher Queen and Tyler Black of Bandy's High School

 

The duo of Kristopher Queen and Tyler Black of Bandys High School in Catawba, North Carolina, brought five bass to the Walmart FLW Tour scale Sunday weighing 17 pounds, 15 ounces, to win the 2015 FLW/TBF High School Fishing National Championship on Grand Lake.

It's Arey again at FLW Tour on Beaver Lake

Quaker State pro Matt Arey has been crowned the new “Mr.

John Proctor leads South Carolina Team to victory in B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional on Pee Dee River

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John Proctor of Conway, S.C., caught 34 pounds, 11 ounces to take the title at the Pee Dee River Basin during the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional held out of Georgetown, S.C., Friday. 

Photo Craig Lamb/B.A.S.S.

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Familiar water and tidal fishing knowledge paid off for South Carolina’s John Proctor, the overall winner Friday of the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional held on the Pee Dee River Basin.
 
Proctor’s winning weight totaled 34 pounds, 11 ounces in a tournament separated by mere ounces all three days. Kentucky’s Mark Pierce finished second with 30-4, followed by Alabama’s Kyle Glasgow with 26-2.

Mark Pierce holds narrow lead at Nation Divisional on South Carolina's Pee Dee River Basin

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Mark Pierce of  Radcliff, Ky., takes the Day 2 lead at the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional on the Pee Dee River Basin held out of Georgetown, S.C.

Photo Craig Lamb/B.A.S.S.

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Only ounces separate Mark Pierce from second-place angler John Proctor going into the final round of the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional underway on the Pee Dee River Basin.
 
Ounces might separate the leader today and the winner tomorrow. However, include pounds in the equation of who will be declared the overall champion.
 

Larry Nixon is the newest 'Bat' Man

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