Big John leads Summer Slam with big snapper

Tina Harbuck
The Destin Log
The Destin Log

Out of 18 boats participating, the Big John is sitting at the top of the leaderboard in the 2nd annual Summer Slam at the Boathouse Oyster Bar in Destin.

Capt. Todd Allen and the crew aboard the Big John leads the Red Snapper division with a 22.2 pounder.

Leading the Gag Grouper category is Capt. Cliff Cox and anglers aboard the Sweet Jody with a 26.3 pound grouper.

In the Ladies Division, Miss Destin 2019 Brooke O’Keefe is leading the grouper category with a 14.2 pounder caught aboard the Suzie Q with Capt. Casey Godwin.

The Suzie Q also holds the top in the red snapper in the Ladies Division with a 14 pounder.

Tops in the Junior Division for red snapper is Capt. Chris Schofield on the No Alibi with a 7 pounder.

Nothin’ Matters is leading the Pounders Division with a 121.3 pounds of fish thus far.

The Summer Slam goes through Aug. 9 with weigh-ins daily at the Boathouse Oyster Bar on Destin harbor, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily winners this week won Mojo sportswear long sleeve performance fishing shirts.

Boats can still register for the tournament by contacting Amber Helton at 850-685-0611.