Bassmasters Host End-Of-The-Year Classic

Walt Zajkowski and Rick Eaton.

The Royal Palm Bassmasters held its end-of-the-year classic fishing tournament on Dec. 16-17 on Lake Okeechobee out of the Okeetantie boat ramp

First place was won by Walt Zajkowski with a two-day total weight of 28 pounds, 15 ounces. Second place was awarded to Phil Northrop with a two-day total weight of 24 pounds, 14 ounces. The team of Paul Schrein and James Wilkinson team took third place with a two-day total weight of 18 pounds, 15 ounces. The big fish of the tournament was 7 pounds, 2 ounces, caught by Kiel Carr.

The Royal Palm Bassmasters meet on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center, located at 100 Sweet Bay Lane. The club is now accepting applications. Come and check out the fun you’ve been missing.

For more information about the Royal Palm Bassmasters, e-mail, visit or call (561) 644-6269.