Rockfish Shootout is over … lots of fish and some big money.

 

The Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout concluded this afternoon and the cold weather wasn’t enough to keep 200-some teams away from the Atlantic coast.

Must have been the chance of big money that kept the anglers warm.

The team on the Gannet 1 captured the top spot in the Artificial Lures-Only Division, weighing in 3 striper that weighed a combined 136.85 pounds. The team pocketed $59,128. Team Rod Bender 1 was second with 131.7 total pounds that was good for $25,916. Team Anna Lynn 1 was third with 127.55 total pounds and went home with $16,818.

Catches by the top four teams in the artificial division averaged more than 40 pounds a fish.

That’s pretty awesome.

Team Max King’s Marine 4 won the Open Division (where anglers could use live or cut bait) with a 3-fish weight of 109.1. The team won $3,809. Second in the division went to Team Matador 3 with 106.1 total pounds good for $2,513. Team Cheap Shot 1 was the big open division winner, however, capturing third with 96.8 total pounds. The team pocketed $7,349 – nearly double that of the winner – because the team paid into higher entry levels.

Artificial Class Weight
Gannett 1
136.85
Rod Bender 1
131.70
Anna Lynn 1
127.55
R. Harris Welding 1
127.45
Line Dancing 1
124.95
Monkey One 1
117.85
Team Wheat System 1
116.70
Open Class Weight
Max King’s Marine 4
109.10
Matador 1
106.10
Cheap Shot 1
96.80
Hapi Daze 1
94.50
Pig Penn 1
79.30
Lucky Leah
64.05
Mod Squad
59.85
 

Mid Atlantic Rockfish Shootout

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Published by Hank Sibley Bluewater Yacht Sales

Hank Sibley hsibley@bwys.com Sales Professional Bluewater Yacht Sales Hampton, VA 804.337.1945 (Mobile) 757.788.7082 (Office) 757.723.3329 (Fax)

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