PINFISH PROS: Kids clean up in Destin fishing tournament (PHOTOS)

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Jacob Castle of Destin was the proud 7-year-old who pulled in this pufferfish for a second place finish in his age bracket.

About 65 kids turned out Saturday for the 15th annual Destin Pinfish Classic behind AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar -- perhaps the only fishing tournament that honors those who catch the biggest and smallest fish. To see some of the catches, click on the photo gallery at right. Here are the winners.


Ages 0-4

1st place largest fish: Saylor Parker

2nd place: Gabriel Cruz

1st place smallest fish: Jenessa Nelson

2nd place: Jace Cantor

Ages 5-7

1st place largest fish: Julian Ruso

2nd place: Tommy Green and Jacob Castle — tie

1st place smallest fish: Ellie Caton

2nd place: Christopher Adkinson

Ages 8-10

1st place largest: Emily Mead

2nd place: Marley Jacob

1st place smallest: Kailey Fuzy

2nd place: Harper Jacobs

Ages 11-14

1st place largest: Joseph Bodi

2nd place: Conner Mead

1st place smallest: Maya Sherwood

2nd place: Cubbie Schermerhorn

Most fish caught: 4-year-old Graham Stratton with 15 fish

Most unusual fish: Squirrelfish caught by Mason Brannon and Cubbie Schermerhorn