They are on the water.
The fishermen face a change of conditions. They will see the daytime high drop nearly 10-degrees and the winds more than double. Forecast calls for sunny skies, a high of 52-degrees and northwest winds from 5 to 10-mph.There is still no chance of rain.
Thanks to all the guys at the docks that shared some info. Next stop – Blast off Bridge Bay Marina Sunday-Last day of the two day event 5 a.m. Boat inspections 3 p.m. First flight weighs in at Bridge Bay Marina 5 p.m. Awards and raffle at Tail O’ the Whale Good luck.
REDDING, CA – Just before 3 p.m. the crowds began to gather at the Bridge Bay Marina for the WON Bass 2012 Northern kick-off event at Shasta.
With one day down and still another day to go, most of the anglers at the scales were keeping their successes to themselves.A few shared some slim details; but most were quite secretive.
First place pro Chris Laskowski from Redding and his co Scott Farley from Blue Lake were so secretive that they not only kept their baits under wraps, they didn’t even want to show their fish. Even though they hold the lead with 12.50 there are no bass pictured and no baits discussed on day one for first place. Laskowski stated, “We will worry about that if we get ’em tomorrow.”
The second place team with Top This pro Kevin Stewart in the front and Joey Letsinger in the back reeled in 12.11 for their five fish limit and were a little more talkative than the leaders. Stewart acknowledged the bite had slowed saying, “We only caught 12 to 15 keepers; but we managed to catch some quality fish.” Saying they covered depths from the bank to 45-feet, Stewart credited his partner for a couple of the “nice ones that made the bag” and emphasized the speed had to be slow.