Past Events

4th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament - February 3, 2018

Walden Shores 4th Annual Bass Fishing tournament held at Rickert Properties Premier Waterfront 55+ Community on Saturday the 3rd didn’t disappoint! Congratulations to Kevin Stenzel and Cindy Stenzel, residents of Walden Shores and our 1st Place & Big Bass winners along with Bob Lane and Harry Bradley on 2nd Place and John Cox and Alan Clark on 3rd Place. The Stenzel Team brought in 5 fish for a total weight of 14.39 pounds and their Big Bass weighed in at 10.74 pounds. Lane/Bradley – 5 fish for 11.45 pounds and Cox/Clark – 5 fish for 11.41 pounds. Our Resident longest fish caught contest was won by Kevin Stenzel with 25 ½, they received one month’s FREE lot rent! Great job to all of our anglers!
On behalf of Rickert Properties and Walden Shores we’d like to thank our Gold & Silver Sponsors and especially our Primary Sponsor Texas Aquatic Harvesting for providing the wonderful BBQ lunch! We had over 90 spectators cheering on our anglers, winning door prizes and enjoying the fabulous February Florida weather! Awards were presented by Barbara Isaacs and Nancy Marion from Rickert Properties Inc.

Rickert Properties 2017 promotion celebrating 50 Years of being Family Owned & Operated - January 5, 2018

Congratulations to Jerry and Linda Gottschalk! They are the winners of our Rickert Properties 2017 promotion celebrating 50 Years of being Family Owned & Operated. At our January 5th celebration event we had over 35 new residents there who qualified for the free 5 years 0 lot rent as Scott Rickert, CEO drew the lucky entry name. Jerry and Linda purchased a new model right here at Walden Shores, one of our 55+ water-front communities. We would like to thank all of our new residents for choosing one of our Rickert Properties 55+ communities and welcome them to the Family. We are known for our outstanding on-site Community Management teams, quality built manufactured homes from Champion, Jacobsen and Palm Harbor, and immaculate communities! Only at a Rickert Properties will you find true $199 Lifetime leases on new home purchase so you too can find your affordable dream home here in Florida. Spread the word and remember when you refer someone you will receive $1,000 if they purchase a NEW home at any one of our beautiful 55+ Florida land lease communities! Visit our website at Rickert-Properties.com

3rd Annual Bass Fishing Tournament - February 11, 2017

Walden Shores 3rd Annual Bass Fishing tournament held at Rickert Properties Premier Waterfront 55+ Community on Saturday the 11th was a HUGE SUCCESS! Congratulations to Sammyjay Acree and Rick Hurst our 1st Place & Big Bass winners along with Matt Faneauf and James Melvin on 2nd Place and Wade Harrell and Bill Lingan on 3rd Place. The Acree & Hurst Team brought in 5 fish for a total weight of 20.02 pounds and their Big Bass weighed in at 10.83 pounds. Faneuf/Melvin – 5 fish for 7.96 pounds and Harrell/Lingan – 5 fish for 7.51 pounds. Our Resident longest fish caught contest was won by Jerry Steen with 14 ¼”, he received one month’s FREE lot rent! Great job to our youngest winner Sammyjay Acree who belongs to an elite group of junior angers for Lakeland Junior Bassmasters! On behalf of Rickert Properties and Walden Shores we’d like to thank our Gold & Silver Sponsors and especially our Primary Sponsor Texas Aquatic Harvesting for providing the wonderful BBQ lunch!  We had over 80 spectators cheering on our anglers, winning door prizes and enjoying the beautiful Florida weather!

2nd Annual Bass Fishing Tournament - February 20, 2016

It was a triumphant day at Walden Shores 2nd Annual Bass Fishing Tournament held on lake Walk-In-Water on February 20th.  Congratulations to Leslie Murphy and Ed Birkhimer our 1st Place & Big Bass winners along with Wade Harrell and Bill Lingan on 2nd Place and Matt Faneuf and James Melvin for 3rd.  The Murphy & Birkhimer team brought in 5 fish for a total weight of 15.94 and big bass 7.90.

On behalf of Walden shores and Rickert Properties we’d like to thank our Gold & Silver Sponsors and especially our Primary Sponsor Texas Aquatic Harvesting for providing the wonderful BBQ!  We had over 50 spectators cheering on our anglers, winning door prizes and enjoying the beautiful Florida Weather!

1st Annual Bass Fishing Tournament - February 7, 2015

February 7, 2015 – Walden Shores 1st Bass Fishing Tournament was sensational!!!! Congratulations JP Vaughn & Cole Wilson on 1st Place, Wayne Montogomery & Don Smith on 2nd and Dale Johnson & Frank Tennity for 3rd Place & Big Bass! On behalf of Walden Shores and Rickert Properties thank you to our Gold & Silver Sponsors along with everyone who came out to cheer the Anglers on!  Looking forward to next years!