According to Chuck Ashe, this year's tournament raised more money for the Gloucester B&G Club than any so far in 9 years, $14,292 .
................. Much of that money was raised through some very generous sponsors.
The total purse paid out to the participants was $7,075 .......... There were 46 teams that fished the Tournament and 26 of those teams entered the optional $100 Calcutta.
Here's the results ........... please correct me if I get the names and pics mixed up.
The Youth Angler Award was won by Caleb Horsley with 4.15lbs
The Lady Angler Award was won by Kelsey Bridges w/ 4.20lbs
10th Place "Lucky Dog" was Scott Davenport ...... $300 Gas Card Phillips Energy
9th Place w/ 10.50lbs was Richie Lewis ...... free entry next year
(no pic, maybe later)
8th Place w/ 10.80 lbs was won by Keith Horsley ........ Stainless Steel Grill
7th Place w/ 11.05lbs was won by Branch Meanley .... Hand Held VHF
6th Place w/ 11.65 lbs was won by Cliff Rowe ....... $175
5th Place w/ 11.70lbs was won by Billy Flippin ...... $225
4th Place w/ 11.95 lbs was won by Brian Hogge $275
Brian's Team also won First Place in the 60/40 Calcutta with a weight of 5.10 lbs ...... $1,560 ..... for a total winnings of $1835
3rd Place w/ 12.35 lbs was won by Jason Nuttall ...... $500
2nd Place w/ 12.35 lbs was won my Mike Hurst ...... $1,000
Mike's team also took Second Place in the 60/40 Calcutta , I don't have the weight, but if I recall it was around 4.75 lbs .......$1040 , total winnings was $2040
The 1st Place Winner w/ 13.80 lbs was won by James Leiffer ..... $2000
This is a very well put together tournament and all the participants have a great time. Next year will the the 10th Annual, so if you've thought about entering, but never have, next year is the time to do so .... we hope the 10th Annual event raises over $16,000 for the Gloucester Boys and Girls Club.
If anyone has any pictures of the event or fish and you would like to post them, please do so, thanks.