Zipton-Vanderwarf Earn Wild West Bass Trail Win Out of Big Break Marina


On Saturday, the Wild West Bass Trail Tournament brought 140 boats to Big Break Marina in Oakley where teams battled for the Delta title. The total payout for the event was $46,000.

Overall, the team of J Zipton and C. Vanderwarf took top prize with a total weight of 33.88 pounds and scored a payout of $7,000.  They also took home contingency prize money that brought their total payout to $9,150—including Big Fish at 11.15 pounds.

A close second was the team of K. Dekleva and Z. Azevedo who caught 32.44 pounds with a total payout of $4,500. Third place was 31.60 pounds by the team of D. Jones and D. Mcka. That netted them a $3,000 payout

Fourth place was R. Dobyns and P. Strader with 27.47 pounds which was good for a $3,500 payday which included contingency money. In fifth place was B. Jourdrey and R. Cantos with 27.33 pounds which resulted in $2,000, plus another $700 in contingency money.


Big Fish:

  • 11.15 – Zipton & Vanderwarf
  • 9.87 – Frederick & Dibble
  • 9.43 – Lamy & Herdman
  • 9.36 – Jourdrey & Cantos
  • 8.95 – Murcado & Knight

For full results:

June 9-11: Pro/AM Tournament
The Wild West Bass  Trail will return to Big Break Marina on June 9-11 for their Pro/Am Tournament for those wanting to participate, the balance entry deadline is May 31, with a final entry date of June 5.

To Sign up,

140 boats participate in the Wild West Bass Trail Tournament on May 6, 2017

About Big Break Marina
Just off Highway 4, Big Break Marina is your easily accessible gateway to the West Delta. With waters rich with striper, sturgeon, black bass, catfish, bluegill and panfish, freshly renovated launch area, an onsite snack shop and a bait & tackle shop just down the street, we’ve got everything you need for a perfect day on the water. If water sports are your thing, Kayak City right inside the marina has got you covered. Or bring your family out for a picnic – dogs welcome! So come on out – the friendly staff here is waiting for you. Grab your perfect day and be a part of the new Big Break Marina.

TIMING: 5am – Dusk, 7 days a week
BOATS:$10 per launch (per day)
KAYAKS, JET SKIS & PADDLEBOARDS: ($10 per vehicle)
ANNUAL PASS $250 per year

Upcoming Tournaments out of Big Break Marina 

The Black Bass Tournament Series
July 15th
August 19th
September 30th
October 28th-29th

The Wild West Tournament Series
June 9th–11th: Pro Am

Yak-a-Bass Tournament
July 16th

Located at 100 Big Break Road or visit them online at: