Tosh uses big final round to win bass tourney

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LAKEPORT — Entering the third and final round of the Won Bass California Open at Clear Lake with less than a pound lead over rival Wayne Breazeale of Kelseyville, a two-time winner of the event, Bub Tosh of Turlock left absolutely no doubt how this year’s tournament would finish Friday afternoon.

Bringing a tournament-best bag of five fish weighing 32.72 pounds to the weigh scales at the Konocti Vista Casino, Resort and Marina, Tosh finished with a three-day total of 79.34 pounds to easily win the pro division. His amateur partner on Friday, David Kiesgen of Peoria, Arizona, ended up winning a hotly contested amateur division with 64.79 pounds.

Tosh, the 2018 U.S. Open winner, collected the first-place pro prize of a Bass Cat Sabre boat, Mercury engine and a cash payout valued at $67,500. Kiesgan won $6,000.

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