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 […]

The “Big O Open” makes its debut

OKEECHOBEE — The “Big O Open” held its first tournament, in Memory of Les Tori, Saturday, May 4, under new director, Jim Newell. Fifteen teams participated in a nice day of friendly competition with the team of Donald Wildes and David Altman placing first, weighing in a total of 23.10 lbs. on a five-fish limit. […]

Big O Teen Anglers reel them in

OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers held their April 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 bigger fish than last month. Nine out of 16 of the youth anglers caught fish this time around with only […]

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 […]

Big Lake Athletes of the Week: Justin Hevey and John Pearce

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School’s Justin Hevey and John Pearce are this week’s Big Lake Athletes of the Week for their performance during the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation high school fishing tournament held near Tallahassee on March 31. Justin and John brought in nearly 15 pounds of fish at the final weigh-in, including the biggest fish […]

OHS anglers finish tournament less than an ounce apart

HARRIS CHAIN OF LAKES — It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that the final weigh-ins were exceptionally close at Florida’s BASS Nation High School Central Regional Qualifier held on the Harris Chain of Lakes Feb. 16. Out of the 76 teams competing in the qualifier the Okeechobee High School Bass Club finished with two […]