Past Events

3rd Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament - March 3, 2018

The bass were sure biting on Lake Clay March 3rd at Tropical Harbor Estates 3rd Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament! Congratulations to our 1st Place Winners, residents right here at Tropical Harbor Estates Rick Alexander & Don Enright who brought in 5 fish for a total weight of 15.75 pounds! 2nd Place Winners – Ed Birkhimer & Frank Sylvester with 5 fish for 11.83 pounds and 3rd Place Winners Reinhard Pope & Larry Barber with 5 fish for 10.67 pounds. Malcom Zoll & Tim Archer, residents from our Whispering Pines community took home Big Bass with a weight of 4.37 pounds. Our Resident longest fish caught contest was won by Don Enright with 20 ½”, he received one month’s FREE lot rent! On behalf of Rickert Properties and Tropical Harbor Estates we’d like to thank our Gold & Silver Sponsors and especially our Primary Sponsor Texas Aquatic Harvesting for providing the wonderful BBQ!

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 at Walden Shores, one of our 55+ water-front communities in Lake Wales. 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

2nd Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament - March 4, 2017

March 4th was a windy but wonderful day on Lake Clay at Tropical Harbor Estates 2nd Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament. Congratulations to our 1st Place Winners – George Ripberger & Kenny French who brought in 5 fish for a total weight of 13.72 pounds!  2nd Place Winners – Reinhard Pope & Larry Barber with 5 fish for 11.85 pounds and 3rd Place Winners Eric Harris & Paul Converse with 5 fish for 11.35 pounds. Daniel LeClair & Gary Durham won Big Bass with a weight of 4.51 pounds.  Our Resident longest fish caught contest was won by Don Enright with 19 ¼”, he received one month’s FREE lot rent!

On behalf of Rickert Properties and Tropical Harbor Estates we’d like to thank our Gold & Silver Sponsors and especially our Primary Sponsor Texas Aquatic Harvesting for providing the wonderful BBQ!

1st Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament - March 5, 2016

March 5th was a remarkable day on Lake Clay at Tropical Harbor Estates 1st Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament.   Congratulations to our 1st Place Winners – Rick Alexander & Don Enright who brought in 5 fish for a total weight of 24.38 pounds and their Big Bass weighed in at 10.94 pounds!  2nd Place Winners – Joe Semler & Larry Thompson with 5 fish for 23.75 pounds and 3rd Place Winners Paul Convers & Jeff Balog with 5 fish for 11.47 pounds.

On behalf of Rickert Properties, thank you to our Gold & Silver Sponsors and to our Primary Sponsor Jim Vaughan & his team from Texas Aquatic Harvesting for providing the wonderful BBQ!