Fishstock 2011 tourney at Riverside Park makes many fishing enthusiasts happy

Photos by Henry Frederick / These boats were part of the Memorial Day weekend extravaganza in New Smyrna Beach's Intracoastal Waterway, which drew several thousand people to Riverside Park for the various fishing tournaments under the umbrella known as FishStock 2011. NSBNews.net was there for the local coverage.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Many fishing enthusiasts went home happy Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the gigantic FishStock 2011 at Riverside Park.

Here are the final results of the New Smyrna Beach Redfish and Trout Challenge:

It's all about the boats during  FishStock 2011 as shown in this photo taken Saturday by NSBNews.net.

Edgewater anglers David Brown and Gary Malphurs took first place in the Top Boat category. The two anglers also took first place in the Heaviest Trout division and landed second place in the Redfish division. The duo had a two-day aggregate weight of 29.46 pounds and won a total of $4,200. Two more Edgewater anglers, Nathaniel and Corey Lemmon, took top honors in the Redfish category with a two-day aggregate weight total of 25.88 pounds, which earned them $900.

In the Lady Angler division

Cheryl Lane of Maitland caught a 7.28-pound redfish that easily put her in first place. Junior angler, Jutin Kemp of Deland, also broke the 7-pound mark with his 7.06-pound redfish that gave him first place in the Junior Angler division. 8th Annual New Smyrna Beach Redfish-Trout Challenge

Final Results Top Boat

Overall 1st Place: Boat #13 David Brown (Edgewater), Gary Malphurs (Edgewater), Valerie Colabella (Stuart), Davey Brown (Winter Park) 29.46 pounds total weight 6.14 redfish Fri (Colabella) 5.7 redfish Fri (Davey Brown) 2.56 trout Fri (Malphurs) 6.36 redfish Sat (Malphurs) 6.14 redfish Sat (Brown) 2.56 trout Sat (Colabella)

2nd Place: Boat #30 Nathaniel Lemmon (Edgewater), Corey Lemmon (Edgewater), Tony Pantuso (New Smyrna Beach) 28.18 pounds total weight 6.82 redfish Fri (Pantuso) 6.28 redfish Fri (Nathaniel Lemmon) 2.3 trout Fri (Corey Lemmon) 6.58 redfish Sat (Nathaniel Lemmon) 6.2 redfish Sat (Corey Lemmon)

3rd Place: Boat #7 Rick Farnan (Edgewater), John Fisher (New Smyrna Beach) 27.68 pounds total weight 5.6 redfish Fri (Farnan) 6.14 redfish Fri (Fisher) 2.16 trout Fri (Fisher) 5.68 redfish Sat (Fisher) 6.02 redfish Sat (Farnan) 2.08 trout Sat (Farnan)

Redfish

1st Place: Boat #30 Nathaniel Lemmon (Edgewater), Corey Lemmon (Edgewater), Tony Pantuso (New Smyrna Beach) 25.88 pounds total weight 6.82 redfish Fri (Pantuso) 6.28 redfish Fri (Nathaniel Lemmon) 6.58 redfish Sat (Nathaniel Lemmon) 6.2 redfish Sat (Corey Lemmon)

2nd Place: Boat #13 David Brown (Edgewater), Gary Malphurs (Edgewater), Valerie Colabella (Stuart), Davey Brown (Winter Park) 24.34 pounds total weight 6.14 redfish Fri (Colabella) 5.7 redfish Fri (Davey Brown) 6.36 redfish Sat (Malphurs) 6.14 redfish Sat (Brown)

3rd Place: Boat #2 Tommy Kelley II (Winter Park), Mike Brockman (Winter Park), Caroline Kelley (Winter Park) 23.64 pounds total weight 6.08 redfish Fri (Caroline Kelley) 4.46 redfish Fri (Caroline Kelley) 2.32 trout Fri (Brockman) 6.12 redfish Sat (Brockman) 6.98 redfish Sat (Caroline Kelley)

Trout

1st Place: Boat #13 David Brown (Edgewater), Gary Malphurs (Edgewater), Valerie Colabella (Stuart), Davey Brown (Winter Park) 5.12 pounds total weight 2.56 trout Fri (Malphurs) 2.56 trout Sat (Colabella)

2nd Place: Boat #74 Mike Weeks (New Smyrna Beach), Wayne Weeks (New Smyrna Beach), Bill Mead (New Smyrna Beach) 5.00 pounds total weight 2.5 trout Fri (Mike Weeks) 2.5 trout Sat (Mike Weeks)

3rd Place: Boat #26 Shane Moore (Ormond Beach), Dallas Moore (Ormond Beach), Cody Moore (Ormond Beach) 4.84 pounds total weight 2.62 trout Fri (Shane Moore) 2.22 trout Sat (Shane Moore)

Top Lady Anglers

1st Place: Boat #42 Cheryl Lane (Maitland) 7.28-pound redfish

2nd Place: Boat #2 Caroline Kelley (Winter Park) 6.98-pound redfish

3rd Place: Boat #11 Brandy White (Edgewater) 6.88-pound redfish

Top Young Anglers (age 16 and under)

1st Place: Boat #78 Justin Kemp (DeLand) 7.06-pound redfish

2nd Place: Boat #90 Colin Blanton (Winter Springs) 6.42-pound redfish 1

3rd Place: Boat #90 Colin Blanton (Winter Springs) 6.42-pound redfish 2

Top Fly Angler Redfish/Trout (No weigh-ins)

Optional Tournament Within a Tournament Redfish 

Jackpot Boat #30 Nathaniel Lemmon (Edgewater), Corey Lemmon (Edgewater), Tony Pantuso (New Smyrna Beach) 25.88 total weight 6.82 redfish Fri (Pantuso) 6.28 redfish Fri (Nathaniel Lemmon) 6.58 redfish Sat (Nathaniel Lemmon) 6.2 redfish Sat (Corey Lemmon) Trout 

It was all about the crowds Thursday through Sunday at FishStock as shown in these photos shot by NSBNews.net. One of the ironic shots was captured in the far left photo showing a banner for Bert Fish Medical Center in New Smyrna Beach, an appropriate name for a fishing tournament.

Jackpot Boat #13 David Brown (Edgewater), Gary Malphurs (Edgewater), Valerie Colabella (Stuart), Davey Brown (Winter Park) 5.12 total weight 2.56 trout Fri (Malphurs) 2.56 trout Sat (Colabella) Redfish Most Spots  

Jackpot Boat #67 Matt Lee (New Smyrna Beach) 2.16 redfish 14 spots

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.