2005 Western Open #3 Lake Shasta - Shasta Lake, CA, Nov 17 - 19, 2005

Hughes takes Western Open on Shasta Lake

Mar 29, 2007

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — A Redding, Calif., angler whose previous best BASS finish was 19th place six years ago in an Arizona BASS tournament swept the CITGO Bassmaster Western Open on Shasta Lake Saturday with a three-day total of 31 pounds, 6 ounces. In an amazing run to the finish line, Howard Hughes jumped from 25th place on Day 1 to the top of the roster, overcoming second place Fred Roumbanis of Auburn, Calif., who had previously led the pack.

results

rnk name wgt money
1 Howard Hughes 31.6 $45,816
2 Fred Roumbanis 30.7 $27,537
3 Jared Lintner 30.1 $21,192
4 Chad Martin 29.10 $9,000
5 Cameron Smith 29.2 $5,000

Toyota AOY Standings

rnk name st pts
1 Chad Morgenthaler IL 200
2 Bobby Lane FL 199
3 Todd Auten SC 198
4 Gerald Swindle AL 197
5 Brandon McMillan 196

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