U.S. Open bass tournament at Lake Mead will take place at the beginning of the week

Lake Mead - Boulder City, NV

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

With the U.S. Open bass tournament taking place at the beginning of the week, anglers encountered a few extra boats on the water along with periodic thunderstorms. Launching out of Callville Bay, participating anglers reportedly found some "brutal" fishing conditions but still managed to catch plenty of smaller bass. Many were using a drop shot technique or throwing crankbaits. Despite the difficult fishing, and rough weather at times, anglers managed to catch some larger fish as well. Action for striped bass has been consistent over the past weeks, with jigging and top-water techniques both catching fish.

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