2017 Winners

Congratulations to all the GreatAngler Award Winners!

These are the largest fish recorded for 2017. If you have a fish that beats any of these and is not displayed, please edit your fish under "Your Gallery tab at the top" and make sure both the length and weight is entered correctly. At a minimum the length is required. Additionally the image and GPS position of your catch must be set to public to score and rank your fish.

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Yearly Winners:   2019   2018   2017

714 Barracuda 06/18/17 12:06am
2017 Leader
Barracuda
06/18/17 12:06am
Size: 40" / 10lbs
Bait/Lure: Bally hoo
Method: Trolling
22 Likes22
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Dave
Key West FL
841 Black Drum 05/30/17 12:00am
2017 Leader
Black Drum
05/30/17 12:00am
Size: 53" / 63lbs
Bait/Lure: Clam
Tackle Shop: Old Inlet Bait & Tackle
3 Likes3
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Old Inlet
Rehobeth Beach DE
378 Old InletCaught by Sean of Milford on Coral Beds (Old Inlet 04/12/2018 07:49am)
414 Black Triggerfish 07/21/17 4:44pm
2017 Leader
Black Triggerfish
07/21/17 4:44pm
Size: 15.5"
Bait/Lure: Squid
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Susan Krepshaw
Wilmington DE
267 Susan KrepshawCaught on squid at the outer wall. Go Girl! (Susan Krepshaw 08/05/2017 17:23pm)
681 Blacktip Shark 08/26/17 11:48am
2017 Leader
Blacktip Shark
08/26/17 11:48am
Size: 49"
Bait/Lure: Mullet
Method: Surf Fishing
15 Likes15
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Bruce Stearn
Monroe Twp NJ
312 Bruce StearnDE-South Bethany drive on (Bruce Stearn 11/17/2017 20:04pm)
553 Blue Claw Crab 09/01/17 1:58pm
2017 Leader
Blue Claw Crab
09/01/17 1:58pm
Size: 9" / 1lb
Bait/Lure: Mullet
Method: Shore Fishing
18 Likes18
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Jeff
New Castle DE
50 JeffDo crabs count? (Jeff 09/11/2017 12:58pm)
1 GregHell yea!!!! Nice (Greg 09/11/2017 13:11pm)
49 Bluefin Tuna 02/19/17 1:21pm
2017 Leader
Bluefin Tuna
02/19/17 1:21pm
Size: 90" / 370lbs
Method: Trolling
6 Likes6
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John Coleman
12 John ColemanNc caught on greenstick (John Coleman 02/22/2017 19:20pm)
128 Bluefish 05/02/17 7:49pm
2017 Leader
Bluefish
05/02/17 7:49pm
Size: 40" / 11lbs
Bait/Lure: Plugs
Method: Shore Fishing
7 Likes7
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Clayton Anders
274 Bull Shark 07/07/17 2:35pm
2017 Leader
Bull Shark
07/07/17 2:35pm
Size: 36" / 20lbs
Bait/Lure: Cut Bait
Method: Surf Fishing
6 Likes6
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Martin
Allentown PA
130 MartinCaught 4 real nice sharks today. We had a blast reeling them in. (Martin 07/07/2017 20:40pm)
39 Carp 02/19/17 8:15am
2017 Leader
Carp
02/19/17 8:15am
Size: 48" / 30lbs
Bait/Lure: Arrow
Method: Bow Fishing
4 Likes4
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Clayton Anders
6 Clayton AndersBarkley damn kentucky (Clayton Anders 02/18/2017 14:27pm)
606 Chain Pickerel 10/07/17 1:11pm
2017 Leader
Chain Pickerel
10/07/17 1:11pm
Size: 20" / 2lbs
Bait/Lure: Artificial Worm
Method: Boat Fishing
14 Likes14
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Jordan Marcus
Owings Mills MD
192 Jordan MarcusMy thumb has seen better days (Jordan Marcus 10/07/2017 13:38pm)
115 Jake AllnuttTry a bluefish next (Jake Allnutt 10/14/2017 15:52pm)
192 Jordan MarcusNo thx stubby (Jordan Marcus 10/14/2017 17:04pm)
184 Channel Catfish 05/30/17 8:01pm
2017 Leader
Channel Catfish
05/30/17 8:01pm
Size: 18" / 2lbs
Bait/Lure: Plugs
Method: Shore Fishing
3 Likes3
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Don
Bethany Beach DE
58 DonCatfish on a crankbait (Don 05/30/2017 22:01pm)
653 Clear-Nose Skate 10/31/17 4:19pm
2017 Leader
Clear-Nose Skate
10/31/17 4:19pm
Size: 18"
Bait/Lure: Bunker
Method: Surf Fishing
16 Likes16
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Ray Carl
288 Ray CarlOnly thing happening at 3R's (Ray Carl 10/31/2017 16:37pm)
50 JeffBeats work (Jeff 11/01/2017 07:05am)
201 Cobia 06/13/17 5:40pm
2017 Leader
Cobia
06/13/17 5:40pm
Size: 49" / 50lbs
Bait/Lure: Bunker
Method: Boat Fishing
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Chris Huk
Milford DE
91 Chris HukCobia caught chunking bunker in the Chesapeake bay with Fish Freaks Guide Service. (Chris Huk 06/15/2017 17:39pm)
474 Conger Eel 08/23/17 12:22pm
2017 Leader
Conger Eel
08/23/17 12:22pm
Size: 36"
Bait/Lure: Squid
Method: Boat Fishing
4 Likes4
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Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters
South Bethany DE
3 Hook'em&Cook'em OutfittersDon't see these every day (Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters 08/25/2017 07:22am)
701 Crappie 12/18/17 2:00pm
2017 Leader
Crappie
12/18/17 2:00pm
Size: 14.3" / 1.3lbs
Bait/Lure: Jig tubes
Method: Bridge
15 Likes15
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Jordan Marcus
Owings Mills MD
192 Jordan MarcusFirst fish of the day was 14 inches (Jordan Marcus 12/18/2017 19:30pm)
695 Cusk 12/03/17 5:44pm
2017 Leader
Cusk
12/03/17 5:44pm
Size: 38" / 20.3lbs
Bait/Lure: Squid
Method: Boat Fishing
Tackle Shop: Hook'em & Cook'em Outfitters
33 Likes33
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Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters
South Bethany DE
3 Hook'em&Cook'em OutfittersCaught in 1400 ft of water while swordfishing. (Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters 12/03/2017 17:46pm)
14 Chris AdamsNo golden dingaling (Chris Adams 12/05/2017 16:04pm)
436 Dusky Shark 08/09/17 8:50pm
2017 Leader
Dusky Shark
08/09/17 8:50pm
Size: 60" / 80lbs
Bait/Lure: Bunker
Method: Done Drop
6 Likes6
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Don
Bethany Beach DE
58 DonRigged up the DJII to drop some bait without having to kayak out. Fun stuff, watching a bunker head fly 300 yds out 30ft in the air (Don 08/11/2017 16:07pm)
50 JeffLike to see that (Jeff 08/11/2017 17:57pm)
570 Flathead Catfish 09/23/17 10:33pm
2017 Leader
Flathead Catfish
09/23/17 10:33pm
Size: 25lbs
Bait/Lure: Chicken
Method: Pond
7 Likes7
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Colin
North Wales PA
65 ColinWeight is a pure estimate... sorry if it is off! (Colin 09/23/2017 22:33pm)
50 JeffLooks about rite to me. Nice catch (Jeff 09/24/2017 08:21am)
1 GregYour catfish makes me miss freshwater fishing - gonna have to take a trip to my old Virginia lakes to get some of those. Nice fish! (Greg 09/24/2017 13:29pm)
700 Flounder 11/25/17 11:30am
2017 Leader
Flounder
11/25/17 11:30am
Size: 29" / 10.14lbs
Bait/Lure: Squid
Method: Boat Fishing
38 Likes38
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Ben Semiatin
Ocean City MD
327 Ben SemiatinThis was caught aboard the Angler Charter Boat on 25-Nov-2017. We were about 25 miles off shore near the twin wrecks. It’s a once in a lifetime catch! (Ben Semiatin 12/15/2017 10:14am)
1 GregWow what a nice fish! (Greg 12/16/2017 05:52am)
311 Vincent FickNice flounder man (Vincent Fick 01/21/2018 11:24am)
327 Ben SemiatinThanks Vincent and Greg! It's a once in a lifetime catch...but I will be trying to top it or at least get close. (Ben Semiatin 01/21/2018 14:03pm)
354 Bessie O'BrienBig ass flounder. Nice catch (Bessie O'Brien 02/03/2018 09:47am)
545 Golden Tile 08/25/17 3:14pm
2017 Leader
Golden Tile
08/25/17 3:14pm
Size: 47" / 46.5lbs
Bait/Lure: Other
Method: Jigs
10 Likes10
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Tom Schanno
Halethorpe MD
206 Tom SchannoTom Schanno fished with Frank Perna on the Indian Giver and caught the pending Delaware state record golden tilefish. UPDATE!!!!: DNREC confirms this fish establishes a new state record for golden tilefish https://www.facebook.com/DNREC/posts/1693995653968279 (Tom Schanno 08/25/2017 15:40pm)
1 GregAwesome fish - congratulations! (Greg 09/30/2017 06:59am)
175 Kingclip 05/27/17 10:10am
2017 Leader
Kingclip
05/27/17 10:10am
Size: 22" / 4lbs
Method: Boat Fishing
5 Likes5
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John Evans
Selbyville DE
85 John EvansCut strip of spot (John Evans 05/29/2017 08:34am)
401 Kingfish 07/28/17 11:07am
2017 Leader
Kingfish
07/28/17 11:07am
Size: 14"
Bait/Lure: Fish Bites
Method: Surf Fishing
6 Likes6
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Jerry
New Castle DE
408 Largemouth Bass 07/30/17 1:18am
2017 Leader
Largemouth Bass
07/30/17 1:18am
Size: 6.5lbs
Bait/Lure: Plugs
Method: Pond
6 Likes6
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Jake Allnutt
Silver Spring MD
713 Lemon shark 11/09/17 10:44am
2017 Leader
Lemon shark
11/09/17 10:44am
Size: 72" / 40lbs
Bait/Lure: Bally hoo
Method: Trolling
21 Likes21
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Dave
Key West FL
250 Mahi-mahi 07/05/17 11:34am
2017 Leader
Mahi-mahi
07/05/17 11:34am
Size: 40"
Method: Boat Fishing
4 Likes4
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Jessica
113 JessicaTony Kolb of South Side Deli (Jessica 07/05/2017 11:34am)
226 Mako Shark 06/27/17 7:58am
2017 Leader
Mako Shark
06/27/17 7:58am
Size: 396lbs
Bait/Lure: Mackerel
Method: Boat Fishing
5 Likes5
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Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters
South Bethany DE
3 Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters4 yellowfin Tuna between 45 and 50 lb. (Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters 06/27/2017 09:12am)
685 Muskie 06/27/17 9:34am
2017 Leader
Muskie
06/27/17 9:34am
Size: 41"
Bait/Lure: 3/8oz chartreuse/white spinner bait w/double willow painted blades
Method: Boat Fishing
30 Likes30
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Bruce Stearn
Monroe Twp NJ
1 GregWow that is one hell of a fish! Congratulations!!! (Greg 11/17/2017 22:16pm)
282 DansfishingagainNice, I'll bet that was fun. (Dansfishingagain 11/18/2017 12:53pm)
326 Needlefish 07/15/17 8:47am
2017 Leader
Needlefish
07/15/17 8:47am
Size: 37"
Bait/Lure: Gotcha Plug
4 Likes4
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John Romack
Fenwick island DE
1 GregThat's a cool fish! (Greg 07/15/2017 10:37am)
1 GregJohn, If you go to your gallery in this app you can edit the fish data you post. You might want to add the length of this fish as I think it would be the 2017 leader for sure. (Greg 07/17/2017 07:58am)
520 Northern Pike 08/25/17 2:14pm
2017 Leader
Northern Pike
08/25/17 2:14pm
Size: 28" / 5lbs
Bait/Lure: Jig head w/ a crawfish trailer
Method: Jigs
5 Likes5
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Kevin Crowell
Highland MD
1 GregThats a really cool fish - congrats! (Greg 09/02/2017 04:39am)
733 Rainbow Trout 05/26/17 10:40am
2017 Leader
Rainbow Trout
05/26/17 10:40am
Size: 33" / 3.5lbs
Bait/Lure: Fly
Method: Boat Fishing
16 Likes16
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Mike Lord
Frankford DE
302 Mike LordLand of the Giants. Montana (Mike Lord 01/21/2018 10:40am)
155 Red Drum 05/16/17 10:22am
2017 Leader
Red Drum
05/16/17 10:22am
Size: 58" / 83lbs
Bait/Lure: Mullet
Method: Boat Fishing
11 Likes11
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Jeff
New Castle DE
50 JeffFirst bull red 9yrs old (Jeff 05/16/2017 10:22am)
712 Sailfish 12/13/17 10:18am
2017 Leader
Sailfish
12/13/17 10:18am
Size: 60" / 75lbs
Bait/Lure: Bally hoo
Method: Trolling
24 Likes24
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Dave
Key West FL
236 Sand Tiger Shark 06/29/17 2:15pm
2017 Leader
Sand Tiger Shark
06/29/17 2:15pm
Size: 96"
Bait/Lure: Tautog
4 Likes4
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John Romack
Fenwick island DE
212 Sandbar Shark 06/20/17 8:48pm
2017 Leader
Sandbar Shark
06/20/17 8:48pm
Size: 65" / 100lbs
Bait/Lure: Kingfish
Method: Shore Fishing
5 Likes5
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Don
Bethany Beach DE
58 Don2nd biter of the night. Hooked into some type of shark about 8ft in length broke off after it jumped 3 times. Released to fight another day. (Don 06/21/2017 09:47am)
412 Seabass 10/Dolphin/Triggerfish 08/04/17 8:16pm
2017 Leader
Seabass 10/Dolphin/Triggerfish
08/04/17 8:16pm
Size: 15" / 3lbs
Bait/Lure: Cut Bait
Method: Drifting
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Hunter Culver
Milford DE
106 Hunter CulverSome fish were not pictured due to size of picture (Hunter Culver 08/05/2017 05:22am)
692 Shark 12/03/17 8:48am
2017 Leader
Shark
12/03/17 8:48am
Size: 30"
Bait/Lure: Mullet
Method: Surf Fishing
14 Likes14
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Michael Bunting
555 Sheepshead 09/13/17 1:23am
2017 Leader
Sheepshead
09/13/17 1:23am
Size: 26" / 14.8lbs
Bait/Lure: Hotdog
Method: Boat Fishing
8 Likes8
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Jake Allnutt
Silver Spring MD
50 JeffBall park? (Jeff 09/13/2017 17:10pm)
115 Jake AllnuttNathan's (Jake Allnutt 09/13/2017 17:15pm)
332 Southern Ray 06/25/17 1:42am
2017 Leader
Southern Ray
06/25/17 1:42am
Size: 65lbs
Bait/Lure: Arrow
Method: Bow Fishing
4 Likes4
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Clayton Anders
6 Clayton AndersMy bestfriend and his wife got on some a while back this was our biggest that night (Clayton Anders 07/15/2017 19:34pm)
1 GregVery cool :) (Greg 07/15/2017 19:39pm)
1 GregLove the boat! (Greg 07/15/2017 19:39pm)
516 Spadefish 08/31/17 11:43pm
2017 Leader
Spadefish
08/31/17 11:43pm
Size: 4.3lbs
Bait/Lure: Arrow
Method: Bow Fishing
5 Likes5
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Jake Allnutt
Silver Spring MD
559 Speckled Trout 09/04/17 2:32am
2017 Leader
Speckled Trout
09/04/17 2:32am
Size: 21" / 1lb
Bait/Lure: paul brown lures
Method: Top Water Fishing
6 Likes6
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Ernest Lara Jr.
Lytle TX
233 Ernest Lara Jr.lots of fun!!!! (Ernest Lara Jr. 09/15/2017 02:32am)
1 GregThanks for the comment! Hope that helps! (Greg 09/15/2017 12:02pm)
497 Spiny Dogfish 08/17/17 5:38pm
2017 Leader
Spiny Dogfish
08/17/17 5:38pm
Size: 13" / 2.6lbs
Bait/Lure: Squid
Method: Surf Fishing
3 Likes3
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Timmy
Sandy Spring MD
40 Spoonbill 02/19/17 8:12am
2017 Leader
Spoonbill
02/19/17 8:12am
Size: 30" / 10lbs
Bait/Lure: Arrow
Method: Bow Fishing
5 Likes5
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Clayton Anders
6 Clayton AndersShot in the face :) (Clayton Anders 02/18/2017 14:29pm)
80 Striped Bass 03/26/17 4:20pm
2017 Leader
Striped Bass
03/26/17 4:20pm
Size: 53" / 50lbs
Bait/Lure: Eel
4 Likes4
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Mike Moss
Laytonsville MD
403 Sunfish 08/02/17 6:23pm
2017 Leader
Sunfish
08/02/17 6:23pm
Size: 6"
Bait/Lure: Spinner with minnow
4 Likes4
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Mike Moss
Laytonsville MD
4 Mike MossChristopher Plummer's first fish... future angler for life (Mike Moss 08/02/2017 22:17pm)
657 Tarpon 10/17/17 2:45pm
2017 Leader
Tarpon
10/17/17 2:45pm
Size: 42" / 23lbs
Bait/Lure: Shinners
Method: Drifting
22 Likes22
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Mike Lord
Frankford DE
691 Tautog 11/29/17 3:56pm
2017 Leader
Tautog
11/29/17 3:56pm
Size: 27" / 14.5lbs
Tackle Shop: Lewes Harbour Marina
25 Likes25
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Dansfishingagain
Bethany Beach DE
282 DansfishingagainFished with Captain Brent and First Mate Chris today on the Katydid and landed my personal best togg weighing fourteen and one half pounds. (Dansfishingagain 11/29/2017 19:37pm)
1 GregAwesome fish! Congratulations on taking first place so far this year! (Greg 11/30/2017 02:55am)
302 Mike LordWow (Mike Lord 12/01/2017 17:23pm)
256 Thresher Shark 07/06/17 8:15pm
2017 Leader
Thresher Shark
07/06/17 8:15pm
Size: 88" / 417lbs
Bait/Lure: Skippy
Method: Boat Fishing
5 Likes5
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Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters
South Bethany DE
3 Hook'em&Cook'em OutfittersHour and a half to reel in. 2 hours to get in from 8.5 miles out. (Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters 07/06/2017 23:13pm)
349 Toadfish 07/17/17 11:07pm
2017 Leader
Toadfish
07/17/17 11:07pm
Size: 5"
Bait/Lure: Cut Bait
Method: Shore Fishing
5 Likes5
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Don
Bethany Beach DE
402 Triggerfish 08/01/17 7:36am
2017 Leader
Triggerfish
08/01/17 7:36am
Size: 17"
Bait/Lure: Sandflea
Method: Shore Fishing
4 Likes4
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swankdiddy09@yahoo.com
Baltimore MD
126 swankdiddy09@yahoo.comCaught on south jetty of ocean city inlet (swankdiddy09@yahoo.com 08/01/2017 13:39pm)
736 Wahoo 09/05/17 4:48pm
2017 Leader
Wahoo
09/05/17 4:48pm
Size: 62lbs
Bait/Lure: Plugs
16 Likes16
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Mike Lord
Frankford DE
1112 Walleye 11/25/17 1:00pm
2017 Leader
Walleye
11/25/17 1:00pm
Size: 26" / 7lbs
Bait/Lure: 3/8oz chartreuse/white spinner bait w/double willow painted blades
Method: Boat Fishing
6 Likes6
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Robert
Millsboro DE
469 RobertVery cold but a great day for fishing (Robert 06/17/2018 11:01am)
469 RobertWe caught 13 keepers from 2 1/2 lbs to 7 lbs in the Saginaw Bay off East Michigan (Robert 06/17/2018 12:14pm)
233 White Marlin 06/27/17 10:37am
2017 Leader
White Marlin
06/27/17 10:37am
Size: 65lbs
Method: Trolling
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Brooks Jenney
51 Brooks JenneyRelease at Poor Man's Canyon (Brooks Jenney 06/28/2017 08:38am)
21 White Perch 01/17/17 6:30am
2017 Leader
White Perch
01/17/17 6:30am
Size: 13" / 1lb
Bait/Lure: Bucktail
Method: Shore Fishing
6 Likes6
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Greg
South Bethany DE
1 GregCaught right off my deck in the backyard. (Greg 02/08/2017 12:31pm)
542 Yellowfin Tuna 09/04/17 7:58pm
2017 Leader
Yellowfin Tuna
09/04/17 7:58pm
Size: 54" / 68.3lbs
Bait/Lure: Bally hoo
Method: Trolling
8 Likes8
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Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters
South Bethany DE
3 Hook'em&Cook'em OutfittersChris Burney muscled in this yellowfin while fishing on the Last $ during a bachelor party. (Hook'em&Cook'em Outfitters 09/04/2017 20:02pm)
Yearly Winners:   2019   2018   2017


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