Justin Lucas knows he’s on the verge of something special as he leads the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River with a three-day total of 66-14.
It came down to the last cast for Laj Tripp and Kyle Sittman as a catch in the final four minutes earned them the title in the 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops.
It’s the California youngsters vs. the veterans as two generations of Golden State anglers top the Sacramento leaderboard.
The West Coast dominance continued during Friday’s second round of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River, with Aaron Martens leading four Californians atop the standings.
Kevin Chen and Koulton Westbrook of Chico State took the Day 2 lead on Folsom Reservoir.
“Make me an angel…” Dateline: Sacramento, California “Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.” ~Bill Bradley In our soul, lies the climb, not the obstacle. Hold on. It is the human spirit that holds on, holds on, when the brain says, let go. Let go. “db, it is all I’ve wanted to do since I was 8 years old…”
The trip to this week’s Sacramento River Elite event serves as a reminder of what fellow Elite Anglers who live out here must endure.
The local pros know where the big ones go, as evidenced by the heavy local presence at the top of the leaderboard at the Sacramento River.
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.
Needless to say, I’m pretty pumped about this western adventure over the next couple of weeks.