The 9th annual Suncoast Hospice Charity tournament took place this past Saturday on Lake Tarpon out of Anderson Park. Richard Anthony and Tim Stacy continued their dominance on Lake Tarpon with a whopping 23.37 pound winning bag. It was anchored by a 9.98 pound big-bass winning giant. They were fishing crankbaits offshore. Second place was the team of Russell Coogle and Joe Inserra with 19.15 pounds and a 6.98 kicker. Third place was the team of Doug Small and Johnny Small with 16.09 pounds and a 7.63 pound kicker. Fourth place was Ryan Messier and Brent Kirkendall with 12.44 pounds. This years tournament saw 25 boats compete for the second year in a row. For full results check out: http://www.flbasstournaments.com/Suncoast-Hospice-Tournament-Results-May-9th--2015.html
Club president Steve Jarrett Reports:
Clewiston: Day one Ronnie Twilley and Tom Moore had a slim lead with 16.04 lbs ahead of Steve Jarrett and Bryce Clements who had 15.54 lbs. On day two Steve and Bryce had another 15 lbs to finish with 30.54. No monster fish caught. Day one big bass 4.79 lbs was caught by Rod Longnecker. Day 2 big bass 5.73 was caught by Steve Horvath. With 7 boats weighing in fish the club had 64 fish for a total weight of 143.26 lbs of fish for a 2.25 lb average. Complete results can be found @ www.northtampabassclub.com
There were a couple tournaments running out of Buzzard Beach this past Sunday March 15th. Anglers who fished the Sunday Open Tournament were also able to enter the Central Florida Bass Hunters tournament as well. Both tournaments were won by Rick Danner and Terry Free with a 15.38 pound sack. Second place in both tournaments was the team of Vern Kemp (pictured) and Randy Hamrick with 12.43 pounds. They also took big-bass honors in both with a 10.4 pound giant! Vern and Randy also won the 3-fish open bass tournament on Saturday with a 17.88 pound bag and a 7.44 pound kicker.