2016 Ocean City Marlin Club Seasonal Award Winners

2016 Ocean City Marlin Club Seasonal Award Winners

By Scott Lenox

Scott Lenox

Scott is the owner of Fish in OC and host of Ocean City’s fishing television show Hooked on OC. He has worked in the fishing industry and fished the waters in and around Ocean City for over 25 years.

2016 Ocean City Marlin Club Seasonal Awards Congratulations to all the Anglers & Boats!

Total Fish for the 2016 Season:

  • –  White Marlin: 2,838 Total Released
  • –  Blue Marlin: 138 Total Released
  • –  Sailfish: 26
  • –  Spearfish: 14
  • –  Swordfish: 4

First White Marlin of the Season:

Andrew Urban (Member) “In the Black” 5/27/16 9:20AM

First White Marlin Caught on Member Boat:

Andrew Urban (Member) “In the Black” 5/27/16 9:20AM

Charles E. Kratz Award – First White Marlin Caught by a Junior Angler (member):

CJ Little (Member) “Talkn Trash” 6/11/16 11:30 AM

First Blue Marlin of the Season:

Bo Appel (Non-Member) “Boss Hogg” 5/28/16 1:30PM

Heaviest Shark

Boss Hogg (180 lbs.)

Heaviest Wahoo

Pumpin Hard 58 (102 lbs.)

Heaviest Dolphin

FFMD (53 lbs.)

Heaviest Tuna

Moore Bills (250 lbs.)

Most Tuna caught by a 26’ and Under Boat

Bet-Sea (18)

Most Tuna caught by a 27’-34’ Boat

Primary Search (55)

Most Tuna caught by a 35’-46’ Boat

Spring Mix II (87)

Most Tuna Caught in 2016 – Private Boat

1. Primary Search (55)

2. Reel Fin Addict (41)

3. Slaughterhouse (25)

Most Tuna Caught in 2016 – Charter Boat

1. Marli (501)

2. Boss Hogg (256)

3. Wrecker (207)

Most Blue Marlin Caught by any boat

No Quarter (6)

Most Billfish Caught – Private Boat in 1 Day

Makara (20)

Most Billfish Caught – Charter Boat in 1 Day

Billfisher (23)

Most Billfish Caught – 26’ and Under Boat

Hollywood (6)

Most Billfish Caught – 27’ – 34’ Boat

1. My Cin (65)

2. Brenda Lou (44)

3. Canyon Hunter (28)

Most Billfish Caught – 35’ and 46’ Boat

1. Griffin (57)

2. Gret’s Three J’s (54)

3. Poore Sport (53)

Most Billfish Caught – Private Boat

1. Makara (132)

2. Haulin’ & Ballin’ (109)

3. D.A. Sea (97)

Most Billfish Caught – Charter Boat

1. Billfisher (233)

2. No Quarter (104)

3. Buckshot (95)

Most Billfish Caught by any boat:

Billfisher (233)

Recreational Angler Award:

Monica Freese (7)

Most First Billfish Caught by a Charter Boat:

No Quarter (58)

Most First Billfish Caught by a Private Boat:

Haulin’ & Ballin’ (27)

Jimmy Jackson Memorial Award for Top Mate(s) on a Charter Boat:

Chris Hornung & Jake Emche

Jimmy Jackson Memorial Award for Top Mate(s) on a Private Boat:

Lloyd “Chip” Matthews

Top Junior Angler:

1. Shelby Frashure (7) “Haulin’ & Ballin’”

2. Hannah Link (7) “Christine Marie III”

3. Parker Wheeler (6) “Hatt Trick”

Top Lady Angler:

1. Judith Duffie (35)

2. Debbie McCann (16)

3. Kelly Weber (10)

Top Gentleman Angler:

1. Ed Dunn (49)

2. Jonathan Duffie (45)

3. Tom McMurray (37)

25 Club: (25-49)

Streaker (27) Canyon Hunter (28) Top Dog (28) Par Five (29) Grande Pez (29) Last Call (31) Fish Whistle (31) Kingfisher (32) Contango (32) Christine Marie (38) Max Bet (42) Brenda Lou (44) Absolut Pleasure (46) Moore Bills (48)

50 Club: (50-99)

Maverick (50) Wound Up (51) Reel Toy (51) C-Boys (51) Boss Hogg (51) Reel Joy (53) Poore Sport (53) Gret’s Three J’s (54) Griffin (57)Tighten Up (60) Wrecker (63)Marlin (65)My Cin (65)First Light (67)Bar South (76) Pumpin Hard 58 (77) Reel Chaos (82) Sea Slammer (86) The Chaser (91) Buckshot (95) D.A. Sea (97)

100 Club: (100-199)

No Quarter (104) Haulin’ & Ballin’ (109) Makara (132)

200 Club: (200+)

Billfisher (233)

Last Billfish of the Season:

Vence Benedict (Non-Member) “First Light” 10/2/16 4:36PM

Edna Hodgens’ Award for Outstanding Service to the Ocean City Marlin Club 2016:

PJ Aldridge

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