Stop #2 of the Hot Rod Baits Bass Series

Travis Loving and Dave Tubandt continued their quest to the Team of the Year title by figuring out some tough Pool 10 largemouth bass.  Travis and Dave fished in Pool 10 all day to gather their limit of 6 bass for 13.78 pounds.  They gathered up 26 Team of the Year points and take the lead for the year end title.  The father son team of Cole and Rudy Herb took home 2nd place with a mixed bag of smallmouth and Largemouth bass that weighed 12.89 pounds.  That also vaulted them up to 2nd place in the Team of the Year race.  Third place went to Todd Reed and Brian Bowles with 5 keepers for 9.26 pounds, fourth place was Steve and Jerrid Tolly with 8.92 pounds and fifth place went to Nate Maher and Aaron Clark with 7.81 pounds.  Big bass of the event was a smallmouth caught by Jeremy King, it weighed 3.47 pounds.  
Complete results and standings can be found on HERE.

Stick Baits are "heating" up!

Hale's Guide Service is the place to call if you want the oppportunity to fish the Okoboji Lakes. The long time custumer sent in a great picture of one of his clients catching largemouth at West Lake Okoboji in Iowa.   Nate Levan was catching smallmouth and largemouth last week in the crystal clear waters of Okoboji.  Nate, showing a great largemouth caught on the Hot Rod Baits Sticks, Jelly was the color of the day once again.  As the water warms up, the wacky rig presentation with our stick baits are hard to beat, get yours today!

Trent Beier claims 3rd place in the Iowa BASS NATION Tournament

  Trent Beier of Chicago, Illinois particpated in the Iowa State BASS Nation Spring tournament this past weekend.  Trent decided to head north to Pool 9 to pitch his Hot Rod Baits Tubes and Wig's Jigs with Hot Rod Baits Jig Chunks to claim 3rd place. He weighed in 24.82 pounds of bass over the two day event. This tournament is full of the best anglers from Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois who are trying to advance to the next level at the BASS Nation Regionals.  Congratulations goes out to our latest top placing Pro-Staff member, well done Trent Beier!

Mike Wheaton and Bill Denniston Crush them at 12-Mile Lake

Mike Wheaton and Bill Denniston left a lot of anglers shaking their heads Sunday at 12-Mile lake.  These two anglers had a 6 fish limit that weighed in at 17.09 pounds.  This was capped off with the big bass of the tournament as well, it weighed in at 5.59 pounds.  This was the only fish that weighed over 3.50 pounds. 

Congratulations to these anglers and the rest of top 5 teams that took home cash prizes for catching their limit of 12-Mile bass.


Hot Rod Baits Bass Series: 2015

Here are the latest announcements on the series:
April 26th- 12-Mile Lake
Tournament Hours: 7am-3pm
Boat inspections starting a little after 6am
Southwest Boat Ramp
Each member must have the release form signed before tournament hours
Each team will draw a number for their boat position

The entire $300 entry fee must be paid before the beginning of the 12-Mile event.

Any questions just ask: treedbass© or call Hot Rod Baits: (641)751-5570