Lakeland Jr. Bassmasters fished their season opener on Lake Parker, Jan. 11, and anglers struggled all day with disappointing results and half the field coming in empty handed.
11-14 year olds
First: Roger Weigel, 8.81 pounds
Second: Mark Brown, 4.46 pounds
Third: Wesley Womack, 3.79 pounds (big bass)
Fourth: Jonathan Spruill, 3.22 pounds
Fifth: Charles Flesher, 2.99 pounds
15-18 year olds
First: Dean Baxley, 8.6 pounds
Second: Dylan Gossett, 7.84 pounds
Third: Jackson Williams, 5.6 pounds
Fourth: Austin Brend, 5.35 pounds
Fifth: Jordan Marrero, 3.95 pounds
Big bass, Danny Lake, 3.89 pounds
The next tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15, the Klash on Kissimmee, hosted by Pilbrico Refractory Construction.