Flagler Sportfishing Club Announces 2018 Year Long Fishing Tournament Winners
Captain Bruce Bachman and Karen Dougherty have been named Male and Female Angler of the Year for the Flagler Sportfishing Club's Year Long Fishing Tournament! #FSC #Fishing #AngleroftheYear
Male Angler of the Year for 2018 is Captain Bruce Bachman and The Lady Angler of the Year for 2018 is Karen Dougherty. Both anglers accumulated the most points at the end of the year for the 23 species of fish that the club tracks. All fish are turned into designated weigh stations throughout the year and each month the data is gathered and totaled to track the progress. This year the club awarded 19 species winners with club jackets, shirts or gift certificates (winners choice).
The purpose of the Year Long Tournament is to allow club members the opportunity to be acknowledged for their fishing skills and the respect of the club members for their accomplishments. It also determines the Lady Angler of the Year and Male Angler of the Year. The tournament ran from January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2018.
The two winners received their choice of a "Columbia" style shirt, club jacket, or club sponsor gift certificate. This year there were over 108 anglers participate in the tournament with 588 fish turned officially.
"This year, we had more new anglers competing in the Year Long Tournament which shows how the sport of fishing is expanding within the club and throughout the community," said Club President Captain Chuck Gleichman.
For more information, contact: Rita Waddell, Tournament Chairman and Weighmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Flagler Sportfishing Club
Flagler Sportfishing Club is one of the largest fishing clubs in North Florida with over 500 member families actively participating in club events. The club represents members from six counties in and around Flagler County. The club supports inshore, near shore, offshore, kayak, pier/bridge and surf fishing, with the help of our many local sponsors, through both education and tournaments for all family members. The Club hosts 11 Free Club Tournaments throughout the year and one Public Annual Charity Tournament, with two Kids clinics and two new members' clinics yearly. FSC promotes fishing and learning as a beginner or learning advanced techniques to accomplish the great sport of fishing. The organization holds fundraisers throughout the year raising over $25,000 annually for charities such as the Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital, Disabled American Veterans, Whitney Lab for Marine Bioscience, Veterans of Foreign Affairs and more. Visit www.flaglersportfishing.com to find out more about the club and to download a membership application.
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