Bassmasters Fish Out Of Belle Glade

Jake and Trevor Whitman

The Royal Palm Bassmasters held a fishing tournament on Jan. 14 on Lake Okeechobee out of the Belle Glade boat ramp.

First place was won by Jake and Trevor Whitman with five fish weighing 24 pounds, 5 ounces.

Second place was awarded to the team of Kiel Carr and Riley Pierce with five fish weighing 12 pounds, 14 ounces.

The team of Ed Huff and Mike Dillistin took third place with five fish weighing 11 pounds, 2 ounces.

The big fish of the tournament was 8 pounds, 8 ounces, caught by Jake and Trevor Whitman.

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 for new teams and alternates. For more info., e-mail, visit or call (561) 644-6269.