2007 Junebug Tournament
The 7th Annual Junebug Kids Fishing Rodeo was held on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at Wingate’s Lunker Lodge and what a great morning of fishing it was. There were 67 children participating with 357 total fish caught in a 45 minute time span. And this was in the rain.
First Place in the 0-3 year old category was taken by Peyton Brown, Second Place was taken by Kai Mills and Third Place was taken by Julie Miller.
First Place in the 4-6 year old category was taken by Colby Whittaker, Second Place was taken by Katie Alford and Third Place was a tie between Nevada Hughes and Montana Hughes.
First Place in the 7-9 year old category was taken by Matthew Tucker, Second Place was a three-way tie between Dakota Hosey, Josiah Austinson and Krissy Roton, and Third Place was a three-way tie between Jacob Christie, Morgan May and Hannah Pope.
First Place in the 10-12 year old category was taken by Stennes Austinson, Second Place was taken by Andrew Adams and Third Place was taken by Levi Adkins.
A Kid’s Casting Contest was held after the fishing tournament by the Hydrilla Gnats Bass Club with Andrew Adams and Timothy Frazier tying for first place in the 10-12 year old category and Casey Hyatt taking first in the 7-9 year old category. These young men will go on the to State Kid’s Casting Contest and if they win there, will go on to the National Kid’s Casting Contest which will be held at the next Bassmaster Classic in Greenville, SC next spring where they will vie for over $250,000.00 in scholarships and prizes.
Special Thanks to this year’s sponsors: Wingate’s Lunker Lodge, Po Boy’s BBQ at Wingates, Sammy’s Bait and Tackle, Walmart, Service First Realty, Action Marine and Powersports, Captain Blaine Cort’s Charters, Beechum Hardware, Publix, Tallahassee Junior Museum, McDonalds, Dairy Queen, City of Bainbridge, Envision Credit Union, Mary Brodgon Museum, Tallahassee Auto Museum, The Hydrilla Gnats Bass Club, and Providence Community Corrections, Inc.
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Stennes Austinson, winner of the Junebug’s 10-12 year old category, Matthew Tucker, winner of the 7-9 year old category, Colby Whittaker, winner of the 4-6 year old category
Peyton Brown, winner of the 0-3 year old category with Gale Goodman, owner of Wingate's Lunker Lodge.
Andrew Adams and Timothy Frazier who tied for first place in the Casting Kid’s Contest in the 10-12 year old category
Casey Hyatt who won first place in the 7-9 year old category and Katie Alford won 2nd place in the 4-6 year old category
Mac Buie, Hailey May and Gus Goodman, some of the participants of the Junebug Tournament. All events were held at Wingate's
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