Teen Anglers reel ’em in at Okee-Tantie

OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers had their May tournament out of Okee-Tantie. It was a beautiful day for fishing and the bite this month was not very good, but the kids caught some nice fish. This month was a two-day tournament which included 12 anglers catching a total of 67 bass at a combined weight of 111.03 lbs.

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First place in the 15-18 age group went to Kyle Zainitzer, 17.91 lbs.

The largest bass caught was 4.10.lbs. and was caught by Ragyn Mohney of our 11-14 age group. Great catch, Ragyn!

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Second place in the 11-14 age group went to Ragyn Mohney, with 12.70 lbs. He also had the Big Fish of 4.10 lbs.
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First place winner in the 11-14 age group was Brian Holtkamp, with 13.92 lbs.

Our next tournament will be held on June 29 out of Okee-Tantie. Everyone hope for more beautiful weather!

11-14 age group:
• First place – Brian Holtkamp, 13.92 lbs.;
• Second place – Ragyn Mohney, 12.70 lbs. and Big Fish 4.10 lbs.;
• Third place – Mason Davis, 12.29 lbs.

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Third place in the 11-14 age group went to Mason Davis, with 12.29 lbs.

15-18 age group:
• First place – Kyle Zainitzer, 17.91 lbs.;
• Second place – Jentry Griffin 10.80 lbs. and Big Fish 3.73 lbs.;
• Third place – Raith Sales 5.93 lbs.

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Second place in the 15-18 age group went to Jentry Griffin, with 10.80 lbs. He also had the Big Fish of 3.73 lbs.
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Third place in the 15-18 age group went to Raith Sales, with 5.93 lbs.

Every month we have boat captains that volunteer their Saturday morning to our youth anglers, therefore we’d like to extend our thanks to the following: Buster McMillan, Jim Newell, Herman Parker, George McMillan, Terry Seabolt and Billy Ellerbee.

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