Tommy Padgett topped a field of 84 fishermen to win the June 14-15 King of Murrells Inlet Fishing Challenge with a 5.01-pound flounder that was worth $1,000.

Bill Blakely took second with the day's largest aggregate, three flounder weighing 10.83 pounds. Shawn Campbell was third with 3.36, followed by Ed Lawson at 3.3 and Doug Arseneau fifth with 3.2.

 

Amanda Blair won Top Lady Angler honors with a 2.43-pound flounder, and Ethan Hansford was the Top Youth Angler with a 2.66-pound fish.

 

OTHER TOURNAMENTS

Jolly Mon King Classic, June 15-16, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

1. Downtime/Mark Long (Harrells, N.C.), 41.65 pounds; 2. Hot Rod/Lawrence Allen (Raleigh), 35.30; 3. Aqua Loco/Joshua Baker (Camden), 33.30. Small Boat: Water Boarder/Michael Kid (Holden Beach, N.C.), 27.85; Top Lady Angler: Downtime/Regina Reep (Harrells, N.C.); Top Senior Angler: Aqua Loco/Anthony Ford (Camden); Largest Cobia: Fishing Too/Darrell Starns (Rock Hill); Largest Dolphin: Rush Hour/John Masters (Raleigh, N.C.), 14.80; Largest Spanish mackerel: Never-E-Nuff/Kenneth Clark (Wilmington, N.C.).

 

IFA Kayak Tour, June 9, Charleston

1. Eddie Cabler, 51.10 inches; 2. D.J. Cabler, 49.0; 3. Roger Bump, 48.31; 4. John Chapman, 48.0; 5. Jason Schall, 45.0. Big Redfish: John Chapman, 31.5 inches; Big Trout: Eddie Cabler, 24.1. Top Hobie: Roger Bump, 48.31.

IFA Redfish Tour, June 8, Charleston

1. John Hislop/Rick Patterson, 8.61 pounds; 2. Rennie Clark Jr./Drew Arndt, 7.59; 3. Tom Player/Andy Nelms, 7.45; 4. Ray Melvin/Jason Price, 6.92; 5. Matt Lamb/Ray Lamb, 6.63.

 

Folly Beach Pier Monthly Tournament, June 8

1. Scott Mullin, 5-10 black drum; 2. Tiann Mullin, 4-8 sea trout; 3. Alex Bugarin, 1-9 sea trout.

 

Bohicket Marina Invitational Billfish Tournament, June 5-8, Charleston

1. Showtime/Wink Doerzbacher, 2,000 (3 blues, 1 sail); 2. Cacique/Harvey Shiflet, 1,400 (2 blues, 1 sail); 3. Game On/Trey McMillan, 1,200 (6 sails). Dolphin: Cacique/Harvey Shiflet, 60.6 pounds. Youth Angler: 1. Legal Holiday/Loyce Turner, 31.6-pound dolphin. Female Angler: 1. Game On/Kelly Roof, 5 sailfish.