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Leaderboard is cleared for 2021 tournament

From staff reports

Captain Frank E. Gibson III was the top overall angler in the Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s Annual Year Round Tournament for 2020.

The Tournament started Jan. 1, 2020 and concluded Dec. 31, 2020.

Gibson and Michelle Clark, manager of the Safe Harbor – Port RLM, have cleared the board for the 2021 tournament, which runs through Dec. 31.

Some 31 species are available to be posted to the leaderboard at the Safe Harbor – Port RLM. The different categories are Youth (16 and younger), 10 and younger, Female and Overall Angler. Individuals do not need to be a member of BSF&DC to participate.

At the beginning of the next season, the awards banquet will be held to present certificates to those who posted fish species during the Year Round Tournament and plaques given to the overall winners including best recreational boat and the best commercial boat.

Anglers must fish from a boat and be present for weigh in at Safe Harbor – Port RLM during operating hours. The species can be delivered to the Marina by vehicle. Brochures with complete rules and listing of species are available at the Safe Harbor – Port RLM and other local tackle shops.

The Year Round Fishing Tournament is sponsored by Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club and the Safe Harbor – Port RLM.

2020 Annual Fishing Tournament winners

Overall Angler – Captain Frank E. Gibson III

Female Angler – Christina Taylor

Youth Angler – Dylan Mattson and Fisher Mattson (tie)

Best Recreational Boat – TIDE UP owned by Captain Ben Taylor

Best Charter Boat – MATTSON CHARTERS, Captain Chris Mattson

Above: Captain Frank E. Gibson III of the Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club, right, and Michelle Clark, manager of the Safe Harbor – Port RLM, have cleared the board for the 2021 tournament, which runs through December 31. Submitted photo.