FISH ON – 2015 year round winners named

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Photo above: Captain Frank Gibson of the Beaufort Sportfishing Diving Club and Rion Salley, manager of the Port Royal Landing Marina, cleared the board for the Beaufort Sportfishing Diving Club Annual Year Round Tournament.

The Annual Year Round Fishing Tournament, sponsored by Beaufort Sportfishing Diving Club and the Port Royal Landing Marina, announced the 2015 winners at a recent awards banquet. The winners for last year are:

Overall Angler – Captain Frank Gibson
Female Angler – Andrea Achor
Youth Angler 16 and under – Josie Knight
Best Commercial Boat – The Sea Wolfe – Captain Waldo Phinney
Best Recreational Boat – Norma’s Tripp II – Ro Fugua

The 2016 Annual Tournament started this past January 1st. Some 31 species are available to be posted to the leaderboard at the Port Royal Landing Marina.

Next year’s awards banquet will be held to present certificates for those who posted fish species during the year round tournament and plaques given to the overall winner including best recreational boat and the best commercial boat plus categories for Youth – 16 and under, 10 and under, Female, and Overall Angler. The anglers must fish from a boat and be present for weigh-in at Port Royal Landing Marina during operating hours. The species can be delivered to the marina by vehicle. Brochures with complete rules and listing of species are available at Port Royal Landing Marina and other local tackle shops.