TREASURE COAST CASTERS: December 2015 Senior Division Inshore Tournament Results

December tournament placers, Kaitlyn Ward, Colt Krischke, Andrew Evans and Ty Walker. PHOTO CREDIT: Treasure Coast Casters.
December tournament placers, Kaitlyn Ward, Colt Krischke, Andrew Evans and Ty Walker. PHOTO CREDIT: Treasure Coast Casters.

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he boats left the docks from Capt. Joe’s Bait & Tackle just before daylight and returned just before noon. The wind picked up as the morning grew older, but not enough to disrupt the tournament.

During the tournament, there was a first for Michael Rochedieu; he caught and released his first snook! Snook was one of the fish on the tournament’s list but it had to be a legal fish. Michael’s fish was short, but the excitement of catching his first snook outweighed any disappointment in not having the fish count. Michael, who fished with boat volunteer Chad Painter, did go on to catch several other fish that were just short, or not on the list.

Senior division anglers Colt Krischke and Ty Walker fished with Capt. Charlie Connor. Colt had a snapper to weigh and Ty had two croakers, with one coming in at 1.12-pounds. Andrew Evans, who fished aboard his aunt’s (Anna Green) boat, brought in two snappers and one sheepshead, which weighed 1.12-pounds. Kaitlyn Ward fished on her dad’s (Capt Rob Ward) boat. After spending much of the morning picking up items from the lost cargo containers that could hinder boats in the waterway, she did manage to catch two sheepshead with the biggest one weighing 1.14-pounds.



1st Place – Andrew Evans – John Carroll. Ft. Pierce – 45 points
2nd Place – Ty Walker – Westwood High, Ft. Pierce – 20 points
3rd Place – no fish weighed


1st Place – Kaitlyn Ward – Fairlawn Elementary, Ft. Pierce – 30 points
2nd Place – Colt Krischke – 15 points
3rd Place – no fish weighed


Kaitlyn Ward – 1.14-pound sheepshead

Along with her Biggest Fish trophy and goodie bag, Kaitlyn received a Fishing Center gift card, which was donated by volunteers Pat and Gwen.

As is the tradition with our December fishing tournaments, a special prize drawing is conducted, adding a little more excitement. This year, angler Andrew Evans won a buff donated by MirrzOlure; Kaitlyn Ward, a $25 Fishing Center gift card; Michael Rochedieu, a rod donated by Baja Rods; Ty Walker, an Eagle Claw/D.O.A. lure kit; and Colt Krischke, an Offshore Angler gear bag donated by the Port St. Lucie Bass Pro Shop.

We’d like to recognize Mo, the owner of Roosterfish, for donating free live shrimp for the tournament.

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