Let’s take a look at the winning baits of the 2023 WON BASS Cal Open at Clear Lake, as seen in the latest issue of Western Outdoor News:
-1st Place California Open Champion Nathan Phillips credited three baits for his success. A Gan Craft Jointed Claw 178 in Clear Lake hitch, a Clear Lake Outdoors exclusive BLT Jr., and a Carolina rig.
-3rd Place Daylon Smith used a 7-INCH SENKO rigged on a 5/0 Gamakatsu hook was the ticket for Daylon Smith.
-4th Place Paul Ramsey Ojai mixed in reaction and finesse techniques on Clear Lake.
-5th Place Chris Costello leaned on two plastics from Reaction Innovations – a Pocket Rocket and a Skinny Dipper.
-6th Place Kent Brown: A Strike King Red Eye Shad worked through a large grass flat propelled Kent Brown of Roseville to a sixth-place finish.