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This month's membership meeting is Tuesday 07/28/2015 at 7:00pm.
Topic:
Upcoming Tournament:
Bernie Skydanek Memorial Eastern Shore Va Surf - May 23

Club News

 Western Branch Reservoir Pop - N - Fly Expedition Report
Posted on 06/28/2015
Andrew Campbell, Jay Blankenship and Billy Nicar participated in the Pop - N - Fly fishing expedition on Western Branch Reservoir on May 23.  Below are photos of Andrew and Jay with catches from the trip.

Andrew   Jay




 Chickahominy Lake Expedition Fishing Report
Posted on 05/17/2015

Karen
"The Virginia Anglers Club’s small but very enthusiastic expedition to Chickahominy Lake set out from Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait at 9 AM on Saturday (5/9/2015).  Water temperatures were in the mid to high 70’s in the main lake and the lake level was a few inches above the top of the dam. The water was light to moderately brown and very slightly turbid in the lower lake, which is typical for this time of year.  The weather was cloudy and overcast when we set out, but cleared within an hour and we had a beautiful day with relatively light winds.  Bluegills were in loose clusters on the banks, interspersed with a scattering of other species, all of which hit a variety of small jigs on light spin... (Read More)




 May 26th Membership Meeting – CHANGE IN LOCATION
Posted on 05/17/2015

Please note the location below for the May Membership Meeting (7:00 PM). 
 
ANNA'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT       
7017 Mechanicsville Turnpike (Rt. 360)
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
804-730-7203 
 
Anna's is located in the shopping center diagonally across from Lee-Davis High School, 5th traffic light east of I-295 on Route 360 east.  Turn right at the light and then left at the entrance to the shopping center (left at Tractor Supply).
 
The room is reserved starting at 6:00 PM. 




 VDGIF Blue Catfish Information Session - May 28
Posted on 05/06/2015
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is holding an informal information session starting at 6:00 PM the evening of May 28th at the Charles City office located at 3801 John Tyler Memorial Highway, Charles City, VA.

"Blue catfish have for many years provided a world class trophy fishery, that fishery is in decline, and will likely continue to decline to some unknown point. After four decades this population has past the post-introduction boom of rapid expansion and very fast individual growth rates. It has now entered a period of decline towards an as yet unknown equilibrium state. Individual growth rates have declined significantly, and continue to decline, and we recently documented dramatic declines in abundance. So, times are changing, and are likely to continue to change in the foreseeable future." Bob Greenlee, VDGIF Eastern Regional Aquatic Resources Manager
 





 Kelley Stafford Memorial Shad and White Perch Tournament Results
Posted on 04/19/2015

The tournament was held April 11 - 12, 2015.

Points Results
           Angler         Specie        Tackle Line        Weight   Points
                                        Class  Weight (#) Lbs. Oz. 
1st Place  J. Blankenship Hickory Shad  fly    4          2    4     267
2nd Place  G. Carter &nbs... (Read More)




 ASMFC 2014 Annual Report Available
Posted on 04/05/2015

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has released its 2014 Annual Report. This report lists the status of numerous Commission managed fish stocks such as Atlantic Striped Bass, Summer Flounder and Atlantic Menhaden. It also describes the science activities used to collect and intrepret the fish stocks modeling data.
 




  Yellow Perch Tournament Swept by Rob Choi
Posted on 03/14/2015

Rob Choi

Rob Choi swept the tournament held on the blow dates of March 7 - 8, winning both the points and weight categories on 2 lb. general. His points entry of a 1 lb - 2 oz. yellow perch garnered him 235 points. A similar catch of a 1 lb. - 0 oz. yellow perch earned him the winning weight entry also.

Good job, Rob!
 





 Bob Shepard Wins 2014 Angler of the Year Award
Posted on 02/26/2015

Congratulations to Bob Shepard who won the 2014 Angler of Year award with 1,433 total points for catches entered.

Bob's catches are listed below. 

Species Weight Line Class Division Points Date Location
... (Read More)




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