Big O’ Teen Anglers fish two tournaments

Posted 3/8/22

The Big O Teen Anglers held their January tournament on Saturday, Feb. 26 and their February tournament on...

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Big O’ Teen Anglers fish two tournaments

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OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers held their January tournament on Saturday, Feb. 26 and their February tournament on Sunday, Feb. 27.

In January, the temperature was in the 30’s, so the club chose to postpone to the following month. This worked out well with 29 youth anglers participating both days. There were 59 bass weighed in on Saturday with a total weight of 116.61 pounds and 55 weighed in on Sunday with a total weight of 97.10 pounds. The largest bass caught in the 9 to 13 age group was 7.05 pounds caught by Lane Whidden and in the 14 to 19 age group was 6.67 pounds caught by Tanner Seabolt, both on Saturday.

This month’s standings for January were as follows:
9-13 Age Group
• First place - Lane James, 12.75 pounds;
• Second place - Lane Whidden, 12.00 pounds & Big Fish of 7.05 pounds;
• Third place - Kylar Koedam, 7.73 pounds.

Lane James took first place in the January tournament for the 9-13 age group with his catch weighing in at 12.75 pounds and second place in the February tournament with 9.73 pounds.
Lane James took first place in the January tournament for the 9-13 age group with his catch weighing in at 12.75 pounds and second place in the …
Lane Whidden came in second in the January tournament for the 9-13 age group with a catch of 12 pounds and a Big Fish of 7.05 pounds.
Lane Whidden came in second in the January tournament for the 9-13 age group with a catch of 12 pounds and a Big Fish of 7.05 pounds.
Kylar Koedam placed third in the January tournament for the 9-13 age group with 7.73 pounds.
Kylar Koedam placed third in the January tournament for the 9-13 age group with 7.73 pounds.

14-19 Age Group
• First place - Tanner Seabolt 19.11 pounds and a Big Fish of 6.67 pounds;
• Second place - Ragyn Mohney 8.9 pounds;
• Third place - Colton McPeak 4.06 pounds.

Tanner Seabolt placed first in the January and February tournament for the 14-19 age group with 8.65 pounds.
Tanner Seabolt placed first in the January and February tournament for the 14-19 age group with 8.65 pounds.
Ragyn Mohney placed second in the January tournament for the 14-19 age group with his catch weighing 8.9 pounds.
Ragyn Mohney placed second in the January tournament for the 14-19 age group with his catch weighing 8.9 pounds.
Colton McPeak placed third in the January tournament for the 14-19 age group with 4.06lbs and third for the February tournament with 5.75 pounds and a Big Fish of 5.75 pounds.
Colton McPeak placed third in the January tournament for the 14-19 age group with 4.06lbs and third for the February tournament with 5.75 pounds and …

This month’s standings for February were as follows:
9-13 Age Group
• First place - Evan Cote 11.93 pounds and a Big Fish of 4.86 pounds;
• Second place - Lane James 9.73 pounds;
• Third place - Conner Stinson 4.67 pounds.

Conner Stinson came in third place in the February tournament for the 9-13 age group with 4.67 pounds.
Conner Stinson came in third place in the February tournament for the 9-13 age group with 4.67 pounds.
Hunter Daniel came in second place in the February tournament for the 14-19 age group with 6.3 pounds.
Hunter Daniel came in second place in the February tournament for the 14-19 age group with 6.3 pounds.

14-19 Age Group
• First place - Tanner Seabolt 8.65 pounds;
• Second place - Hunter Daniel 6.30 pounds;
• Third place - Colton McPeak 5.75 pounds and a Big Fish of 5.75 pounds.

Every month the anglers have boat captains who volunteer their Saturday morning to help the youth anglers. Big O Teen Anglers thank: Terry Seabolt, Billy Ellerbee, Kim Ellerbee, Jim Newell, Kim LaFave, Scott LaFave, Marc Williams, Larry Wise, Herman Parker, Paul Lynch, Jamie Stephens, Raul Martinez, Patrick Cote, Jerry Brown, Justin hidden and Matt Davis.

If you know a youth angler between the ages of 9 to 19 who loves fishing or wants to learn a new sport, please reach out to Danielle at 561 436-8491 or bota.danielle@gmail.com.

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