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Rodeo Rap

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It’s a wrap for 2015

Dave Boudreau weighed in a 50.6-pound grouper for the last entry in the 67th annual Destin Fishing Rodeo – No. 905. His catch, which went  up on the scales at 7:19 p.m., took over first place in the Extended Voyage Division in the grouper category. He was fishing with Capt. Mike Eller on the Lady Em.      

Photo finish

Rodeo photographer John Brashears weighed in a 10.4-pound Almaco Jack for a second place spot  on the leader board in the Extended Voyage Division. He  was fishing aboard the Lady Em with Capt. Mike Eller. Wishing him well is Miss Destin Alyssa Bettinger.

Birthday catch on final day

Paula Edmonds pulled in a 21.8-pound blackfin tuna on a her birthday for a spot  on the big board in the Extended Voyage Division. She was fishing with Capt. Mike Eller on the Lady Em. Wishing her well is Miss Destin Alyssa Bettinger.

Board changer on closing night

It was a big evening at the Rodeo. Vera Soong of Birmingham got on the board with this 23.8-pound  blackfin tuna she caught on the Destiny with Capt. Dennis Kendricks. Her catch finished in second place in the Party Boat Division.