Overall “Fisher Boy” for the tournament was Wyatt Bush, with a 16.5 point fish. Fisher Girl was Anna Parent, whose fish garnered 16 points.
View More images >>In the 6 and under age group winners included John Parent for most fish caught, and Billy Rand for biggest fish caught.
In the 7 - 9 age group winners were David Hayden for most fish caught, and Kylie Robbins for biggest fish caught.
In the 10 to 15 age group winners were Kyle Roddick for most fish caught, and Nathan Supplee for biggest fish.
The weather started out a little chilly, but fishing was steady and the children seemed to have a great time.
The kids hooked into a few mangrove snapper, grouper, flounder, grunts and a blow fish.
Joe Wier, Supervisor for lee County Parks & Recreation, stated the tournaments would not be possible without the support of the Friends of Boca Grande Community Center, Charlotte County Parks & Recreation for the use of the pier and Boca Grande Marina for all of the live shrimp and support. He also wanted to thank Danielle Robbins and Karen Zarse for helping out at the tournament.
The next youth fishing tournament will be held on Saturday, May 5. For more information about the tournaments, please contact Joe Wier at 964-2564.
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