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Daily fishing report

By RICK FRAZIER, Times Correspondent
Published May 9, 2004

More than 300 boats entered the 11th annual Old Salt Fishing Club King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament on Saturday out of Madeira Beach, and Top Dog took top honors with a 50.52-pounder.

"It was a long time coming," said skipper Erich Lichtenberger, who caught the winning fish. He and teammates P.K. Lichtenberger, Karla Dowd, James Chaudoin and Kerry Chaudoin won $10,000.

In the women's division, Melissa Buckley of Lapearla/Yellowbird caught the winning 29-pounder in rough seas 165 miles south. The team was guided by Harry Thomas, and Buckley won $500 and merchandise.

Winning the youth division was Jonathan Zalud, 13, of 8 Seconds. He caught a 34.68-pound kingfish off Naples with the help of Joel Zalud, John Zalud, John Zalud Jr. and Joe Keene.

Coming in 11th and winning a special prize of a trip to New Orleans was Hummer with a 29.28-pound king. And Kingfish Koffin, with a 22.38-pounder, won a boat, motor and trailer for coming in 25th.

- Rick Frazier runs Lucky Dawg Charters out of St. Petersburg and can be reached at 727 510-4376 or by e-mail at captainrick@luckydawg.com

[Last modified May 9, 2004, 01:40:27]


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