Bassmasters Host July Fishing Tourney

Taylor Renney and Phil Northrop.

The Royal Palm Bassmasters held a fishing tournament on July 14 on Lake Okeechobee out of the J&S boat ramp.

First place was won by Taylor Renney and Phil Northrop with five fish weighing 13.42 pounds. Second place was awarded to the team of Mike O’Connor and Hoot Decker with five fish weighing 11.42 pounds. The team of Paul Schrein and James Wilkinson took third place with five fish weighing 10.49 pounds.

The big fish of the tournament was 7.85 pounds, caught by Mike O’Connor and Hoot Decker.

The Royal Palm Bassmasters meet on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center. The club is now accepting applications for new teams. For more information, e-mail, Royal Palm Bassmasters on Facebook or call (561) 644-6269.