2016 COSTA FLW Series Clear Lake

Greg Gutierrez Talks Clear Lake Conditions Day 1 Day 2 … [Read more...]

2016 Chamber Tournament – Clear Lake Recap

Prefish after the chamber tournament was short, on Monday after the Chamber Tournament, I started looking for new areas and expand on what I had found during the previous weekend. In the morning I was going down the bank on the north end of the lake. I was covering water throwing small swimbaits like Skinny Dippers and looking for any size bites I could get. I found several areas where the fish … [Read more...]

The NAIL – Shaky Head Secrets with Greg Gutierrez

After his Costa FLW Series win on Shasta Lake, Greg Gutierrez shares his secret bait and technique he used to win. … [Read more...]

BassFan – Right Depth, Wind Were Keys For Gutierrez

By John Johnson BassFan Senior Editor Conditions set up just right for Greg Gutierrez at last week's Lake Shasta FLW Western Costa Series, and the retired firefighter and former Bassmaster Elite Series pro won the event on his home lake throwing a shaky-head that he created. Gutierrez found a lot of big fish hanging in the 30-foot depth range during practice, and the nasty weather that … [Read more...]

Gutierrez Slams The Door at Lake Shasta – The Costa FLW Series 2016 Champion

The Costa FLW Series Western Division fires up at one of the West’s premier spotted bass fisheries: Shasta Lake in northern California. The tournament ran Feb. 18-20, and the timing might be just right for a catchfest. Situated on the Sacramento River in northern California below Mount Shasta of the snow-capped Cascade Range, Shasta Lake was built in the ’40s and is home to both coldwater and … [Read more...]


REDDING, Calif. – Greg Gutierrez of Red Bluff, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Shasta presented by Minn Kota with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 40 pounds, 7 ounces. For his win, Gutierrez earned $36,376. “It feels really good to finally get that monkey off of my back and win an FLW … [Read more...]

BassFan – Ex-Elite Gutierrez wins Costa at Shasta

Former Bassmaster Elite Series competitor Greg Gutierrez scaled a 13-05 sack on Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division event at California's Lake Shasta with a 3-day total of 40-07. “It feels really good to finally get that monkey off of my back and win an FLW event,” said Gutierrez. “I’ve won a few different tournaments in my life, and I’ve been close here, but the win has … [Read more...]

The Frenzy NAIL

Frenzy Baits would like to introduce to the newest product to the company brand, the Frenzy “NAIL“! The Frenzy Baits NAIL is a new jig head designed for the “Shakey Head” technique. The NAIL was designed by lure designer and professional angler Greg Gutierrez. Greg designed the NAIL so he could use the Shakey Head finesse technique in more types of cover and situations. The NAIL’s is a … [Read more...]

California Tournament Trail (CTT) – 2014 AOY

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 and out-of-staters. Greg … [Read more...]

Roman Made Swimbaits

Greg Gutierrez talks about several Roman Made swimbaits he has on the deck of his boat; The Mother, Negotiator, Trick and Trick Lipless. Descriptions from Tackle Warehouse. Get your Roman made Swimbaits. Mother: The Roman Made Mother Swimbait was the bait Manabu Kurita used to catch the previous Lake Biwa record bass - prior to catching his world record-tying beast. Roman Made is well … [Read more...]