Effie Joiner topped 13 young anglers in the BoMo Fishing Tournament Sunday competing off seven boats in the Boca Grande Pass.
Joiner hooked into six grouper to win the $400 first prize with her father, Capt. Wayne Joiner, aboard the "Hey Moma."
Organizer Melissa Steyer said no tarpon were caught during the three-hour Gasparilla Island youth competition that ended at noon Sunday.
Steyer keeps the competition going for young island anglers.
"I collect all the prizes and money donated and it goes right back to all the kids," she said.
Sammy Jay Steyer aboard Capt. Charlie Coleman's "Casuarina" came in second with five grouper to collect $300.
Nick Mostyn and Abby Turner tied for third with three grouper each to win $100 apiece.