Big O Teen Anglers host tournament on Lake O

The Big O Teen Anglers held their second 2-day tournament of the year out of the Okee-Tantie Recreation Area on Lake Okeechobee on Oct. 27 and 28. The weather was absolutely beautiful both days and many nice, healthy bass were caught. The angler’s caught a total of 91 bass with only one loss and the largest bass caught over all goes to angler Cody Wojcieszak in our 16-19 age group with a 4.10 pound fish. Wyatt Cannon caught the largest in our 11-15 age group with a 3.60 pound fish. Way to go … only one loss!

This month the anglers had 20 anglers catch a total weight of 133.94 pounds. First place in the 16-19 age group went to Justin Hevey with a 2-day great catch of 18.11 pounds and Tyler Scott placed first in the 11-15 age group with a 2-day catch of 16.33 pounds. Great catch boys!

11-15 age group:
• First place – Tyler Scott with 16.33 pounds;
• Second place – Trent Nelson with 12.40 pounds;
• Third place – Raith Sales with 6.73 pounds; and,
• Big Fish – Wyatt Cannon at 3.60 pounds.

16-19 age group:
• First place – Justin Hevey with 18.11 pounds;
• Second place – Cody Wojcieszak with 14.44 pounds and big fish at 4.10 pounds; and,
• Third place – Taylor Nelson with 14.41 pounds.

The anglers extend thanks to the following boat captains who volunteered their time to take our youth anglers out for two beautiful days of fishing: Robert Haff, Ian Rodriguez, Terry Seabolt, Roger Bohannon, Larry Wise, Dan Powell, Herman Parker, Daniel Parker, Dale Craig, Billy Ellerbee and Jim Newell.

The anglers also thank The Melette family for providing the after-tournament lunch.

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