Daniel Island Kids' Fishing Tournament 2017 The Grand Champion of the 7th Annual Kids’ Fishing Tournament was Jonathon Cheek. He caught the longest fish in the three species categories of Largemouth Bass, Panfish and Mullet by being the first to reel in a 15.5 inch bass. Kyle Thaxton II won the Mystery Fish Award with a 20 inch eel. In the Largemouth Bass 10-15 year old age category, the Champion Award went to Jonathon Cheek. The first runner-up was Ben Jacobs. In the Panfish 10-15 year old category, the Champion Award was earned by Saylor Von Rosenberg, who caught an 8.5 inch Panfish. The first runner up was Reed Von Rosenberg and the second runner up was Emi Grace Lagadinos. The Champion Award in the 4-9 age Mullet category went to Ralston Potts, who caught a 14 inch fish. The first runner up was Allean Potts and the second runner up was Will Ferguson. The Champion Award in the Panfish category for 4-9 year olds went to Camp Ferguson for his 8 inch fish. The first runner up was Jason Chalupsky and the second runner up was Josh Ray. The Champion Award for Largemouth Bass in the 4-9 year old category was Lucy Graham – she was the second angler of the day to reel in a 15.5 inch Bass. The first runner up was Rocco Walters and the second runner up was Andrew Daguiar. Whit Ford reels in a fish! His dad, Ryan, helps with the release. Camden caught one! The Department of Natural Resources (Berkeley County) was the beneficiary of $2500 from proceeds raised by the fishing tournament. Hunter Thaxton proudly displays her bait! Graham Mester and Addison Harridge work on their fishing strategy. Adie and Cooper Conrad. The Thaxton family was all in for the Kids’ Fishing Tournament! Even dog, Grady, got in on the action! Daniel Island resident Steve Potts helps his grandson, Camp Ferguson, watch over the fishing line. Measuring a catch! Luke and Mark Hansen relax by the water while waiting for a catch. Lucy Graham proudly displays her first catch of the day! Brady and Charlie Collier double-teamed the big event! Wilkes Wheeler casts his net over Smythe Lake.