Flounder Bash Tournament – July 19 & 20, 2014
Sponsored by J & W Seafood, Deltaville VA
***** Results *****
1st Place Evan Gregg 3 lbs. 15 oz.
2nd Place Frank Brewer 2 lbs. 15 oz.
3rd Place Scott Gregg 1 lb. 14 oz.
1st Place Jay Straughan 1 lb. 1 oz.
2nd Place Jan Jamrog – tie breaker 14 oz.
3rd Place Elwood Ball 14 oz.
1st Place Jay Straughan 9 oz.
2nd Place Tom Hedgpeth – tie breaker 8 oz.
3rd Place Scot McKenzie – tie breaker 8 oz.
Gift certificates for J & W Seafood will be provided to the top 2 entries for each species. The top entry for each species will also receive a plaque. All adult participants with entries will receive points for the annual Angler of the Year contest.
August 9th Meeting Speaker – Susanna Musick
Susanna Musick will be speaking at the August meeting of the Northern Neck Anglers Club in Heathsville, about the VA Game Fish Tagging Program. The meeting is open to non-members free of charge. “As Marine Recreation Specialist for VIMS, Susanna Musick manages the cooperative Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program to investigate marine finfish habitat use and movement.
The Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program, a joint program of VIMS and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC), has been training recreational anglers to record data and tag important game fish species since 1995. Susanna also provides fisheries extension services to the VMRC and other agencies, the charter boat industry and the public angling community.
Susanna first joined the Marine Advisory Program in 1996 as a summer aide, and has experience working in fisheries research in the Philippines, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the United Kingdom Overseas Territories as head of the Conservation Department on Ascension Island. She returned to VIMS in 2010 and has a M.S. in Biodiversity and Conservation from University of Exeter and a B.S. in Biology from College of William and Mary.”
About the NNAC
The Northern Neck Anglers Club (NNAC) is dedicated to educating anglers about saltwater fishing techniques throughout the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula areas of the Chesapeake Bay. Regular meeting and correspondence allows members to share information regarding the latest tackle, marine hardware/software, bait selection, techniques and fishing hot spots.
Member meetings are held every other month throughout the fishing season. Guest speakers provide timely expertise. In 2014, the club will host 7 tournaments for 8 different species. An “Angler of The Year” contest is conducted with points awarded based on tournament participation. Other events such as a club picnic, charter outings and seminars may be hosted by the club throughout the year.