******* Northern Neck Anglers Club *******

Bonus Rockfish Tournament

The Bonus Rockfish member tournament, the last of the club’s seven member tournaments for 2015, will be held over the weekend of November 28-29, weather permitting.  Target species for the tournament are Rockfish only.   Gift cards will be awarded for the top two fish (by weight), with the first place winner also receiving a plaque. Angler of the Year (AOY) points will be awarded, with 4 points for first place, 3 for second, 2 for third and 1 point for all other entries.

Octoberfest Tournament

The club’s sixth member tournament of 2015, the Octoberfest Tournament, was held on Sunday October 11. Small Craft Advisories forced cancellation of Saturday October 10 as a tournament fishing day.  Target species for this tournament were Bluefish, Rockfish and Speckled Trout.  The tournament was sponsored by the Northern Neck Anglers Club. The top two winners for each species (by weight) received gift certificates.  The winner of each species also received a plaque. Angler of the Year points were awarded to adult members for each species – 4 points for first, 3 points for second, 2 points for third and 1 point each for all other fish entered.  Tournament results (first four placings) follow:

First           Mark Roy                             6lb. 2oz

Second    Jay Straughan                      2lb 10oz


First           Tom Hedgpeth                   2lb. 2oz

Second      Scott Houghtaling             1lb. 10oz

Third          Jan Jamrog                        14oz*

Fourth       Jay Straughan                    14oz*

     Speckled Trout

No entries

*  Tie breaker determined by earliest weigh-in time



About the NNAC

The Northern Neck Anglers Club  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 during the fishing season. Guest speakers provide timely expertise. In 2015, the club will host 7 tournaments for 7 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.