Bass Fishing Kids Hosts Wild Card Tournament

Bass Fishing Kids Palm Beach County held its Wild Card Tournament Saturday, Aug. 25 at John Prince Park in Lake Worth.

The results were as follows: First place, Nicholas Cotrone of Royal Palm Beach, 7.82 lbs.; second place, Ethan Hamrick of Wellington, 7.81 lbs.; and third place, Nick Fleming of Wellington, 4.58 lbs.

The Big Fish was awarded to Fleming, who caught a single fish weighing 4.58 lbs.

Bass Fishing Kids hosts eight tournaments a year. Six tournaments are qualifying events, and one tournament is a wildcard. The top-qualifying anglers will then compete in the kids classic. Participants are divided into two divisions: Small Fry, for children up to 10 years old, and Juniors, for ages 11-17. At the end of every tournament, medals and prizes are awarded. At the classic, the grand prizes are awarded during an honorary ceremony.

For additional information about Bass Fishing Kids, or to register for the next tournament, visit


Above: Ethan Hamrick, Nick Fleming and Nicholas Cotrone with their awards.