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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Western

    CLEAR LAKE (April 8, 2000)


    Gliebe wins Red Man Bass event on Clear Lake


    LAKEPORT, Calif. — David Gliebe of Stockton, Calif., earned $3,002 and 50 CITGO Challenge Points Saturday for winning the boater side of the Red Man Tournament Trail's Western Division event on Clear Lake.

    Gliebe caught five largemouth bass weighing 29 pounds, 14 ounces during the one-day event to edge out Jim Reese of Ukiah, Calif., who finished with a five-bass catch of 28-3 worth $1,501. Gliebe caught his limit, including a 10-pound, 8-ounce largemouth that earned him the Abu Garcia Big Bass Award in the Boater Division and an additional $340, out of shallow water on the north end of the lake.

    Andre Moor of Irmo, S.C. took third place and collected $750 for five bass weighing 24-12. Peter Jenson of Roseville, Calif., placed fourth and earned $651 for five bass weighing 24-7, while Ishama Monroe of Vallejo, Calif., placed fifth and earned $600 for five bass weighing 24-1.

    First place in the Co-Angler Division and $1,501 went to Pat Wilson of Petaluma, Calif., who landed five bass weighing 19-9. Second place in the Co-Angler Division and $750 went to Kyle Clement of Anderson, Calif., for five bass weighing 15-7, while Scott Moreau of San Jose, Calif., took third place and $375 with five bass weighing 14-14.

    Mitch Thiele of Santa Rosa, Calif., won the co-angler Abu Garcia Big Bass Award of $170 for a 7-pound, 7-ounce largemouth he caught while fishing a jerkbait around a boat dock in the north end of the lake.

    On May 6, the Red Man Tournament Trail will visit Lake Shasta for the third of five events in the Western Division. The boater with the most CITGO Challenge points after the division's season finale, a two-day Super Tournament Sept. 30-Oct. 1 on Cal Delta, will be declared the Divisional Points Champion and awarded $1,000. The co-angler amassing the most points by the end of the season will receive $500.