Royal Palm Bassmasters Host July Fishing Tourney

Chris and Crystle Smith

The Royal Palm Bassmasters held its monthly fishing tournament on July 15 on Lake Okeechobee out of Scott Driver boat ramp.

First place was won by Chris and Crystle Smith with five fish weighing 22.77 pounds.

Second place was awarded to the team of Kiel Carr and Riley Pierce with five fish weighing 15.40 pounds.

The team of Paul Schrien and Jim Horn took third place in the tournament with five fish weighing 13.68 pounds.

The big fish of the tournament was 8.43 pounds, caught by Chris and Crystle Smith.

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 information, e-mail or call (561) 644-6269, or find the group on Facebook page at Royal Palm Bassmasters.