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California Tournament Trail – CTT – Pro/Am Circuit fourth stop for 2015 at New Melones

April 25-26, 2015 • CLICK HERE AND GET SIGNED UP NOW! New Melones Lake, the fifth largest lake in California, is located on the Stanislaus River. The 12,500 surface acre lake is situated along the edge of the Mother Lode, the rich gold vein that prompted the 1849 California Gold Rush. At 1,100 feet above […]

VIDEO – California Tournament Trail 2015 Schedule

California Tournament Trail (CTT), the self-proclaimed “Working Man’s Tournament Circuit”, opened its doors in January 2014 at Lake Oroville and wrapped-up a successful inaugural season at Clear Lake in June 2014. The two-day, shared-weight, pro-am circuit averaged about 46 boats per event and boasted many of the state’s top pros, as well as first-time pros […]

Keith Bryan World Record Spotted Bass

Keith Bryan Spotted Bass Declared World Record IGFA Certifies Catch of 10.48-pound Spotted Bass Novato, Calif. (July 8, 2014) – Keith Bryan, president of Powell Rods, a Novato, Calif. based premium fishing rod manufacturer received notice today from the IGFA that his February 22, 2014 catch of a 10.48-pound spotted bass from New Melones Reservoir […]

Potential World Record Spotted Bass caught by Powell Rods’ Keith Bryan

IGFA Process to Certify Catch Has Begun Novato, Calif. (March 17, 2014) – While fishing a California Tournament Trail Pro-Am event on February 22 – 23 on New Melones Lake in Northern California, Keith Bryan, president of Powell Rods experienced one of those moments that most anglers only dream of. On the first day of […]

New world record spotted bass?

California may have produced another record spotted bass … if the scales are right By Jody Only Mar 12, 2014 Tournament anglers know game day excitement. There’s nothing quite like returning to the ramp with a winning limit … except maybe weighing in a new world record. That’s exactly what happened on April 21, 2001 […]

Greg Gutierrez – New Melones Recap – CTT, California Tournament Trail 2nd Place

Hey folks here in the West we have so many awesome bass fisheries, these lakes and rivers rate with some of the best fishing locations in the world. My home water of Lake Shasta produces some magnum spotted bass and in my experience ranks up there with some of the best lakes in the country. […]

California Tournament Trail Pro/Am Circuit second stop for 2014 at New Melones

The 2014 California Tournament Trail Pro/Am Circuit (CTT) makes its second stop at New Melones in Northern California. Turn up the volume and check out the video below. Then get signed up NOW!  Keep an eye out for videos during and after the event as well as upcoming events. Please feel free to comment below, […]

California Tournament Trail coming January 2014

California Tournament Trail is proud to announce the debut of a ‘working man’s Pro-Am Circuit.’ CTT will begin full-time operations in January 2014. The goal of CTT is to provide California anglers an alternative to higher cost Pro-Am tournament series. With our lower entry fees and more local venues, CTT hopes to enable anglers the […]

10lb Spotted Bass on River2Sea S-Waver

Angler Catches 10-pound, 1-ounce Spotted Bass on River2Sea S-Waver New Melones Lake Record Spotted Bass just shy of World Record Richmond, CA – March 21, 2013 – When Oakdale, Calif. resident Randy Pierson went to New Melones Lake, nestled at the base of the Sierra Foothills east of Stockton on March 1, he had no […]