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Long Grub wins Spring King of the Beach

The Old Salt 18th annual Spring King of the Beach tournament had 244 entries. The overall winner was the Long Grub with Kevin Long weighing in a 39.98-pound kingfish. "It was one of the worst days fishing ever when the big one hit," he said.

Second place went to Julie Marie with Randy Sanderbeck weighing in a 31.16-pound kingfish. Third place was Kaenon with Jay Hughes weighing in a 28.84-pound kingfish.

Single-engine division: Knowfish, James Hingley, 31.62 pounds; Quality Wood, Dominik Lipinski, 29.14 pounds; Jaybird, Glenn Carr, 23.04 pounds.

Ladies division: Kelly Lynn, Kelly Ketcham, 21.62 pounds; Teaser, Holly Henenberger, 19.50 pounds; Not Me, Jen Schmidt, 18.90 pounds

Youth division: Go Fish, Peter Grasso, 20.82 pounds; Fish Bones, Blake Goarnieri, 13.58 pounds; Fish Bones, August Bouffard, 11.50 pounds

Spanish mackerel division: Bait Masters, Dawn Aylesworth, 4.90 pounds; Fish fanatic, Josh Simmons, 4.68 pounds; Reel Speed, Joe Ciechowski, 4.54 pounds

Rick Frazier runs Lucky Dawg Charters out of St. Petersburg and can be reached at or (727) 510-4376.

Long Grub wins Spring King of the Beach 04/30/11 [Last modified: Saturday, April 30, 2011 8:46pm]
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