Matassa wins Sunshine Bass Club tourney

Staff Report

Peter Matassa took top honors in Sunshine Bass Club's fifth tournament of the year May 25.

The local bass club chose Lake Cataouatche near Boutte as location of the tournament.

On a very hot day, Matassa had a limit of bass that weighed 13 lbs. 7 oz. With that catch, Matassa moved into first place in the race of the club's "Kingfisherman" title at the halfway point of the 2008 season.

Second place was taken by Tony Landry with 10 lbs. 13 oz. Stephen Rome was third with 9 lbs. 2 oz.

Fourth place went to Ronald Waguespack with 8 lbs. 15 oz. Lester Rome was fifth with 7 lbs. 1 oz.

"Big Bass" for the tournament was the 4 lb. 14 oz. fish caught by Stephen Rome.

Sunshine Bass Club's next tournament is set of June 22.