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Here are the unofficial tournament results for the Flounder Bash (Pulleys is closed on Sunday so we need to check with them in the morning)

Flounder
1st place Tom Narron 4#14oz
2nd place Don Abernathy 4#8oz

Croaker
1st place Fay Morris 1#
2nd place Taylor Morris 11oz

Special thanks to Norview Marina for allowing the club to use their facilities for the picnic. Everyone who attended had a good time
 

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We made the sceane but did not last the whole day. Came out of GI ramp through Hole-in-the-wall at about 7am. By 7:30 we were comming up on the fleet at b42. Must have been 200 boats already there. No big shock.

The surprize was that it was already getting rough. Had 20oz. of lead on and still could not hold bottom. THe drift was running at about 3kts! Even tried a power drift into the wind to slow things down. That worked a little bit as we could get down to about 1.5kt. but we were fighting the wind and comming close to sticking the bow with every roller. Managed one dink croaker that hit a large flounder rig with 6" of squid on it.

Once the rollers hit about the 4'+ mark (by our guess) that was it. Had a couple in the crew turning green and decided that we had had enough. It looked like some of them waves were more than 4' as we headed back in with a long rough and wet ride.

Tried a little bottom fishing behind the island and let everyones head clear up before heading home. Caught one skate there.

Heard one poor guy who had to have sea tow come get him at WT. I'm sure someone would have towed him in if it were not so dang rough. As it was, we had about all we could handle ourselves.

Congrats to the winners! YA'LL EARNED IT![grin]
 

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Scott, we had a very similar day to yours. We left Mosquito Creek around 6 AM to head to the Cell try to fish before it got too hot. Wavy 10 in Norfolk got it right when they forecast 10-20 from the north rather than the 10 kt and one foot seas forecast by the NWS. It was not too rough getting there but the waves started to build about the time we got there. We were having to try to deal with a 3.5 - 4.0 MPH drift. We stayed about 3 hours and the drift had slowed to 2.8 -3.0. We considered that it might get a little calmer after the tide change, but we decided not to wait it out. We came back in 3-4 footers with some larger rollers. We returned to the Rap and continued to seek out the elusive flounder without success. Thanks to a veteran crew member, we kept the skunk out of the boat by his catching a couple of bluefish.
Our crew attended the picnic at Norview and had a great time. Many thanks to Tom O'Leary and family for their efforts to provide us with a nice cookout. Also, thanks to Norview for providing such a nice place, including the use of the pool. If I understood correctly, the second place croaker winner is a six year old girl angler off to a great start by fishing with her family and winning prizes. As you said, congratulations to all the winners as they really earned it on Saturday.
Tom
 

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Well the results that Tom posted are now official. Our sponsor for the Flounder Bash was J&W Seafood in Deltaville, VA. They have awarded $75 gift certificates for the first place winners and $50 gift certificates for the second place finishers. We thank J&W for their generous support.

The Club will be awarding plaques to the 1st place winners.

Also, don't forget that J&W gives NNAC members a discount on all tackle items in the store except fixed price items. Just show them your membership card to get the discount. When you visit their store, thank Capt. Gillie for the sponsorship.
 
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