Outdoors

Fresno State Fishing Club wins at New Melones Lake

The Fresno State Fishing Club swept the podium and took home $3,500 at FLW College Fishing Western Conference event at New Melones Lake on Saturday.

Jeremy Pitts of Visalia and Michael Cantu of Fresno caught a monster 12-pound bass to anchor a winning total of 22 pounds, 3 ounces and beat out the 27-team field for the $2,000 grand prize.

Cory Kerber and Joseph Piedimonte partnered for second place with a catch of 15-13, and Victor Evans and Carl Nelson hauled in 12-8 for third.

Fresno State advances to the FLW College Fishing Western Conference Invitational next month at Clear Lake in Lakeport.

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