The Big O Teen Anglers host a tournament

OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers had their March 30 tournament on Lake Okeechobee out of Okee-Tantie. It was a beautiful day for fishing. Twelve out of 16 of the anglers caught fish this time around, with only one catching a limit.


The anglers had 16 anglers catch 19 bass with a total weight of 38.29 pounds. The largest bass caught was 3.97 lbs. and was caught by Tyler Scott of the 15-19 age group.


The next tournament will be held on April 27, out of Okee-Tantie.


11-14 age group
• 1st Brian Holtkamp 3.74 lbs. and Big Fish 3.74 lbs.
• 2nd Lane Davis 1.72 lbs.
• 3rd Tanner Seabolt 1.70 lbs.


15-19 age group
• 1st Tyler Scott 11.04 lbs. and Big Fish 3.97 lbs.
• 2nd David Miller 9.17 lbs.
• 3rd Alex Figueroa 3.04 lbs.


Every month the anglers have boat captains who volunteer their Saturday morning to take youth anglers fishing. The Big O Teen Anglers extend thanks to: Brian Casey, Buster McMillan, Mitch Mulholland, Jim Newell, Herman Parker, Dan Powell, Terry Seabolt and Larry Wise.
A thank you also to the Melette family for providing the after-tournament lunch.

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