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

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Seminar

Saturday April 1, 2017

The Northern Neck Anglers Club is sponsoring a Chesapeake Bay Fishing Seminar for members and the public on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone VA.  The seminar will focus on saltwater fishing in the middle Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to New Point Comfort VA and the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers.

Click here for Seminar Agenda 

Click here for Membership Application Form

Doors will open at 7:45am. The seminar will begin at 8:30am and conclude at 3;45pm.  The seminar agenda and reservation form are on this website.  Cost is $25 for members (2016 members and any new members who join in 2017 prior to registering for the seminar), $30 for adult non-members and $15 for youth under the age of 18. Advance reservations are required.  Box lunches will be available for $10 each, which includes a choice of roast beef sandwich, turkey sandwich or vegetarian wrap, a pasta cup, bag of chips and choice of soda or water. Reservations for box lunches must be received by March 24th.
Speakers include Captain Ryan Rogers, Captain Billy Pipkin, Captain Chris Newsome and Martin Gary, Executive Secretary of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission.  There will also be short presentations by Captain Mike Avery, President, Virginia Saltwater Sportfishing Association (VSSA) and Susanna Musick, Marine Recreation Specialist, Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and panel presentations on fishing tackle/techniques and medical/safety for boaters and anglers.  See agenda for details.

This is an ideal opportunity for experienced anglers to expand your saltwater angling knowledge and for those new to saltwater angling or to the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula areas to learn about saltwater angling in the middle Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers.

2016 Angler of the Year

The Northern Neck Anglers Club annually recognizes the club’s Angler of the Year (AOY), the adult member who has recorded the most points during the club’s member fishing tournaments.  Points were  awarded for each targeted species during the seven member fishing tournaments in 2016 as follows: 4 points for first, 3 points for second, 2 points for third and 1 point each for fourth and all other entries.

The AOY  receives a plaque from the club and the top four anglers each receive a gift certificate from Jett’s Hardware of Reedville, the AOY sponsor..

The 2016 AOY standings have been finalized following the recent completion of the Bonus Rockfish Tournament, the last of the club’s seven member tournament in 2016. Congratulations to Jan Jamrog, the 2016 Angler of the Year, and to each of the other top four anglers:

  1.  Jan Jamrog – 21 points
  2.  Scott Houghtaling – 19 points
  3.  Stuart McKenzie – 16 points
  4.  Tom Hedgpeth – 14 points

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 2016, the club hosted seven member tournaments (eight different species).  

An “Angler of The Year” contest is conducted each year with points awarded based on tournament results. Other events such as a club picnic, charter outings and seminars may be hosted by the club throughout the year.