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December 2, 2023
King Of The Beach Crowns New Champion!
Kingfish Saltwater Tournaments

King Of The Beach Crowns New Champion!

King of the Beach 2018 Fall Winners-Team Reelentless

 

 TEAM Reelentless as the 2018 Fall Champion!

Captain Charles Cherko and Team Reelentless, were crowned yesterday as KING at the 25th Annual 2018 Old Salt Fall King of the Beach. Team Reelentless took home $94,920, after weighing a 46.82 lb. King Mackerel.

The Old Salt King of the Beach is held in beautiful Madeira Beach Florida, twice every year in the Fall & Spring when the Kings are running on Florida’s west coast. The tournament field is comprised of competitive fishing teams from the S.E. United States and beyond.

The King of the Beach is a 3 day event. The Captains Meeting & on-site registration takes place on Thursday. A waterfront party & Kids Fishing Slam is held on Friday with tournament fishing and weigh-in on Saturday.

OVERALL DIVISION

PLACETEAMCAPTAINWEIGHTPAYOUT
1ReelentlessCharles Cherko46.82 lbs$60,000.00
PLUS
Rubbi Pendant by
Johnston Jewelers
2Economy TackleMark Goodwin45.33 lbs$5,000.00
3Team GooganatorEric Fosbender44.63 lbs$4,000.00
4Sailor's ChoiceJimmy Garza37.89 lbs$3,500.00
5DowntimeKevin Faulk35.56 lbs$3,000.00
6Team Marine MaxRyan Harris35.28 lbs$2,000.00
7KingsmenJack Vasilaros32.21 lbs$1,750.00
8Team NativeJerry Solovskoy31.42 lbs$1,500.00
9Soggy DollarsKeifer Woods30.59 lbs$1,250.00
10Sea DogChad Bixler30.06 lbs$1,000.00
11Get Fish or Die TryingConnor Cruise30.00 lbs$950.00
12Jaws TwoDave Mistretta29.30 lbs$900.00
13Hog HandlersCody Travis28.18 lbs$850.00
14FreebirdGlen Clepper28.15 lbs$800.00
15Team MaintenxRobert Pope27.54 lbs$750.00
16Little ManSteve Lucie27.51 lbs$700.00
17Coastal ChaosCameran Fisher27.51 lbs$650.00
18Sea GellRandy Wethgrell27.12 lbs$600.00
19Doubled OverSonny Fail27.00 lbs$550.00
20ReprieveClayton Trezona26.63 lbs$500.00
21ClearFlatsFishing.comBrian Dopirak26.40 lbs$450.00
22MissconceptionBob Baver26.25 lbs$400.00
23C.R.A.P. HappensRobert McRanie26.25 lbs$350.00
24Outta LineNick Darcangelo26.20 lbs$300.00
25Liquid BuzzTodd Schlemmer25.90 lbs$2,500.00
26El NathFrankie Acmes25.75 lbs$250.00
27Bottom FeedersDiedear Voeltz25.30 lbs$250.00
28Reel QuickJerry Carter25.28 lbs$250.00
29Go FastJoe Maisano25.11 lbs$250.00
30Deez KnotsBobby Redmond25.10 lbs$250.00
31Fishing ConditionsRichard Hartman25.08 lbs$250.00
32Speeler/Delosa'sJim Breazeale25.07 lbs$250.00
33Outta LineRoger Makowski25.00 lbs$250.00
34Alexander PharmacyTri Huynh24.82 lbs$250.00
35FathomDavid Diener24.39 lbs$250.00

SINGLE ENGINE DIVISION

PLACETEAMCAPTAINWEIGHTPAYOUT
1Salty TalesMichael Hollingsworth32.70 lbsSuzuki 200hp Engine
Repower Package
Valued at $15,000.00
2Hooked UPEric Sullivan32.3 lbs$3,000.00
3Blown Up ChartersNick Chicouris29.99 lbs$2,000.00
4Smoked OutCameron Heavenridge29.95 lbs$1,000.00

SPANISH MACKEREL DIVISION

PLACETEAMANGLERWEIGHTPAYOUT
1Medically NecessaryCJ Peppe6.34 lbs$5,000.00
2Salty TalesMichael Hollingsworth5.64 lbs$2,500.00
3HiawathaMatt Pallardy5.36 lbs$1,500.00
4Niagara ConcreteRyan Miller5.26 lbs$1,250.00
5Wahoos Yo DaddyDavid Johnson5.22 lbs$1,000.00
6Speeler / DelosasJim Breazeale5.20 lbs$800.00
7Fish HookzEd Wieszczek5.16 lbs$600.00
8Daisy MaeEric Mahoney5.16 lbs$400.00
9Angler 300Joe Branning5.16 lbs$200.00
10Taking ReliefDewald Gouws5.04 lbs$100.00

LADY ANGLER

PLACETEAMANGLERWEIGHTPAYOUT
1Soggy DollarsKristen Chapman28.72 lbs$500.00 AND
Pendant from Johnston Jewelers AND
Rod from Dogfish Tackle
2YellowmanTulara B28.52 lbs$300.00
3Medically NecessaryAlex Spring23.85 lbs$200.00

YOUTH ANGLER

PLACETEAMANGLERWEIGHTPAYOUT
1Horizon HazeConnor Weldon24.12 lbsRod by DOGFISH
Pendant by Johnston
Salt Life Sunglasses
2JM Snooky ChartersLucas Engel18.77 lbsRod by FISH
Salt Life Sunglasses
3Flatliner/Outta LineDevon Peduzzi18.23 lbsRod by FISH
Salt Life Sunglasses

TRAVELING ANGLER

PLACETEAMCAPTAINWEIGHTPAYOUT
1Sailor's ChoiceJimmy Garza37.89 lbs$1,500.00
2DowntimeKevin Faulk35.56 lbs$750.00
3Reel QuickJerry Carter25.28 lbs$250.00

TWT ($110) DIVISION

PLACETEAMCAPTAINWEIGHTPAYOUT
1ReelentlessCharles Cherko46.82 lbs$13,650.00
2 Economy TackleMark Goodwin45.33 lbs$8,188.00
3Team GooganatorEric Fosbender44.63 lbs$5,460.00

HIGH ($250) DIVISION

PLACETEAMCAPTAINWEIGHTPAYOUT
1ReelentlessCharles Cherko46.82 lbs$21,270.00
2Economy TackleMark Goodwin45.33 lbs$12,760.00
3Sailor's ChoiceJimmy Garza37.85 lbs$8,508.00

CATEGORY

CATEGORYTeamANLGERWEIGHT PAYOUT
Closest to 25lbsOutta LineRoger Makowski25.00 lbs$2,500.00
AggregateEconomy TackleMarc Goodwin69.15 lbs$7,800.00

Photo courtesy of Old Salt Fishing Foundation