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

April 30 Member Meeting

The Northern Neck Anglers Club’s first meeting of the 2016 season will be held at 7pm on Saturday April 30 at the Wicomico Parish Church, 5191 Jessie DuPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church VA.  Speaker for the meeting will be Captain Billy Pipkin, owner and operator of Ingram Bay Marina and Capt Billy’s Charters aboard his boat Liquid Assets II.  Topic will be “Fishing for Trophy Rockfish in the Spring”. Guests are welcome and the public is invited.

Trophy Rockfish Tournament

The Trophy Rockfish Tournament, the club’s first member tournament of 2016, is scheduled for Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8, weather permitting.  Member dues for 2016 must be current to be eligible for tournament awards and Angler of the Year points.

2015 Angler of the Year

The Northern Neck Anglers Club’s 2015 Angler of the Year (AOY) is determined by the number of points awarded to members during the club’s seven fishing tournaments during the year.  The AOY is sponsored by Jett’s Hardware of Reedville.  Gift certificates from Jett’s Hardware are awarded to the top four finishers and the winner receives a plaque.  The standings are now complete and the top four finishers are listed below. Complete standings for 2015 have been posted to the website.
1.  Jay Straughan – 18 points
2.  Scott Houghtaling – 15 points*
3.  Jan Jamrog – 15 points*
4.  Tom Smith – 14 points
*  points tie breaker determined by number of first place finishes during the year
Congratulations to Jay Straughan, the NNAC 2015 Angler of the Year, the second thru fourth place finishers and to all who competed throughout the year.


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 hosted seven member tournaments for seven 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.