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Fish tales with Dad

Ed Wilcox, above, of Tega Cay helps daughter Sawyer, 7, during Saturday's Tega Cay Anglers Club Kids Tournament at Windjammer Park. Right, Sawyer holds up one of her several catches.
Ed Wilcox, above, of Tega Cay helps daughter Sawyer, 7, during Saturday's Tega Cay Anglers Club Kids Tournament at Windjammer Park. Right, Sawyer holds up one of her several catches.

These kids couldn't find more fish tales in garbage bins behind fancy French restaurants. Almost 20 of them, some children who never fished a day in their lives, and everybody came away with a story.

Some children, like Harris, even shared fishing tips for reeling in the big biters.

How did the children do?

In the 6 and younger age group, Zachary Smith, 4, had the biggest bluegill at six inches.

Connor Madewell, 6, had the smallest fish and the most fish.

Scott Young won the casting contest, hitting a mark within 7 feet, 10 inches from the bucket.

Nicholas Harris, 6, had the biggest other species with a 10-inch catfish.

In the age 7 to 12 group, Noah "Bud" Mayberry, 8, caught the biggest bluegill at 7 inches and won the casting competition by hitting his mark 8 inches from the bucket.

Weston Moss caught the smallest bluegill.

Kaleb Arnold, 8, caught the most bluegill with 14.

Joshua Cortez, 8, caught the biggest other species with a 20-inch catfish.

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