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 email@example.com or (727) 510-4376.