Target Ship Shootout
The club’s second member tournament of the year, the Target Ship Shootout, was held on Saturday June 20. Tournament fishing scheduled for Sunday June 21 was cancelled due to Small Craft Advisories in the club’s fishing zones. Target species for this tournament were croaker and flounder. The tournament was sponsored by Surfside Bait and Tackle of Mechanicsville.
Tournament results with weigh-in locations follow:
Flounder Bash Tournament
The club’s third member tournament of 2015, the Flounder Bash Tournament, is scheduled for Saturday July 18 and Sunday July 19, weather permitting. Target species for this tournament are croaker and flounder. The tournament is sponsored by Marine Electronics of Hartfield. Gift certificates will be awarded for the top two fish in each species (by weight) entered in the tournament. Angler of the Year points will be 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.
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.