Looking for a Top Shelf finish at Shasta

Posted by admin on January 28, 2012

shastaHits200_headline.jpgREDDING, 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

Fancelli makes a move in California

Posted by admin on January 27, 2012

fancelli250b.jpgChris Fancelli of Redding, Calif., parlayed a 13-pound, 7-ounce catch into a third-place finish in today’s competition. But the big story for Fancelli was the 6-pound, 8-ounce bass he landed to take home the Snicker’s Big Bass award.

“It’s been a month since I caught a fish that size,” said Fancelli. “Overall, I’m pretty happy with the way things went today. It feels good. But I’ve been here before so I know that I have to go out there and do it again tomorrow. I’m trying not to get too excited right now.” >>> read more


AdvancedAngler.com Article 4.7.11

Posted by admin on April 7, 2011

Zaldainadvanced300x200.jpgFor the most part, swimbaits have received the reputation as giant lures used by giant weirdo’s from the left coast to catch freaky bass that eat trout and act more like striper than they do largemouth.  Let’s be perfectly clear; they are.  Swimbaits are the 12 to 14-inch monster baits that require an angler to spend copious amounts of time in the gym pumping iron in order to throw them over the course of a day.

However; they are more than the tennis show lure as they have been described.  After wins on the major tours by Steve Kennedy, Todd Faircloth, Jason Williamson, Byron Velvick and Skeet Reese; swimbaits have gone mainstream, and they are now global.