OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers held their fourth tournament of the 2021 year out of Okee-Tantie on April 24. This month’s tournament included 26 anglers catching a total of 29 bass at a combined weight of 56.02 pounds.
The largest bass caught was by Tanner Seabolt 5.71 lbs...Great job Tanner!
This month’s standings were as follows:
9-12 Age Group
• First place went to Lathan Stokes with 4.79 pounds.
• Second place went to Lane James with 3.94 pounds.
• Third place went to Derrik Steinmetz with 3.62 pounds and the Big Fish at 3.62 pounds.
13-19 Age Group
• First place went to Tanner Seabolt with 13.10 pounds and the Big Fish at 5.71 pounds.
• Second place went to Lane Davis with 9.11 pounds.
• Third place went to Ragyn Mohney with 7.78 pounds.
Every month the teen anglers have boat captains who volunteer their Saturday morning to help youth anglers. BOTA extends thanks to: Terry Seabolt, Billy Ellerbee, Jim Newell, Josh Clay, Raul Martinez, Scott LaFave, Stephane Betterley, Benjamin Gray, Marc Williams, David Trent, Adam Crum, Marshall Comfort, David Diehl and Jerry Brown.
BOTA will be accepting applications for the 2021 season throughout the year. If you have a youth angler between the ages of nine to 19 that loves fishing or wants to learn a new sport, please reach out to Danielle at 561-436-8491 or firstname.lastname@example.org