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Duo Wins BIg at Despino's Bass Tournament


Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at:

Over $50,000 in cash and prizes was given away at the 2018 Despino's Tire Bass Tournament held on April 14th at San Miguel Park.

Clay and Brett Blaisdel were the big winners, bringing in a whopping 24.03 lbs and taking home the first place win and an incredible $20,000.

This tournament is held as a fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network and over $20,000 was raised and donated as part of this year's event

2018 Despino Tire Bass Tournament
1.) Clay & Brett Blaisdel: 24.03
2.) Danny Tups & Joe Wilkerson: 22.02
3.) Shane Hilton & Dusty Anders: 21.13
4.) Aaron Simoneaux & Eric Leger: 21.01
5.) Owen Windham & Jacob Carraway: 20.10
6.) Philip Crelia & TJ Goodwin: 20.08
7.) Cole Stewart & Justin Davis: 20.05
8.) John Hoare & Cody Beasley: 20.01
9.) Jason & Stephan Oweki: 20.01
10.) Chad Rambin & Austin Nail: 19.


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Water stained; 60–64 degrees; 0.70’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/black soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shrimp and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.