FishStock 2014 drew to a close Sunday, May 25, as winners were announced in the 2014 New Smyrna Striking Fish Tournament and the 2014 Redfish and Trout Challenge. The awards ceremony took place in the Brannon Center, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, with Boston Whaler and MarineMax as presenting sponsors.
Final results for 2014 New Smyrna Striking Fish Tournament
Over two day of offshore competition that ended Saturday, May 24, 35 teams comprising 187 anglers tallied 71 dolphin, 8 kingfish, 4 wahoo and one tuna.
OVERALL BOAT AWARDS
1st Place: Team Marine Specialties for two qualifying dolphin for a total of 270 points.
2nd Place: Team Atlantic Marine with a 41-pound wahoo, and a smaller qualifying wahoo and a kingfish for a total of 170 points.
3rd Place: Team Tegemareeb hit the board with a single fish, a 50-pound dolphin for a cumulative score of 100 points
4th Place: Team Sea Genie held on to fourth place with 65 points for its kingfish catches on the first day.
TOP LADY ANGLER
1st Place Lady Angler: Samantha Coppola Stroke & Poke 46.1-pound Dolphin also winning 3rd Place Dolphin on Stroke & Poke winning $238
2nd Place Lady Angler: Kimberly Machnik Team Marine Max 29.4-pound Dolphin
3rd Place Lady Angler – Dana Taylor 23.4-pound dolphin on Team Edgewater Power Boats
TOP JUNIOR ANGLER
1st Place Junior Angler: Mathew Ryan -The Beast - 26.2-pound Dolphin
2nd Place, Junior Angler: Eric Seidelman Jr. , Team All In, 23.3-pound Dolphin
3rd Place Junior Angler: Caden Sikorski, Team Marine Specialties, 22.4-pound Dolphin
Team Tegemareeb: 1st place Dolphin 50-pounds, Day one: Dolphin Daily Jackpot, 2nd place; Overall Boat Optional, 3rd place. Total winnings, $2,835.
Team Sea Genie: 1st, 3rd and 4th place Kingfish, 28.5, 24.3 and 21.80 pounds; 3rd place Overall Optional Jackpot, Day 1 and Day 2 Daily Kingfish Jackpot. Total winnings $2,942.80.
Team Pub 44: 2nd Place Dolphin 46.5-pounds caught by Kelley DeSoto; Day Two Dolphin Jackpot: total winnings, $718.20
Team Tighten Up: 4th Place Overall Boat Optional: points from 34.6-pound dolphin, $420
Team Boston Whaler: 4th Place Dolphin, 43.4 pounds, angler Bobby Garza, $142.80
WAHOO AND TUNA
Team Marine Specialties: 1st and 4th place wahoo from 44.9 & 18.6- pound fish; 1st place and only tuna, a 17.7-pound blackfin; Day 1 wahoo daily jackpot; day 1 & 2 daily tuna jackpot; 1st place Overall Optional Jackpot; and 1st place team. Total winnings $7,023.80
Team Marine Specialties also receives an invitation to the 2015 Offshore World Championship in Quepos, Costa Rica.
Team Atlantic Marine: 2nd & 3rd place wahoo from 41 and 24.2-pound fish; 2nd place kingfish, 25.3-pounds; Day 2 daily wahoo jackpot; and 2nd place team. Total winnings, $2,479.40.
Final results for the Annual Redfish and Trout Challenge:
The 12th Annual Redfish and Trout Challenge wrapped up two days of competition with 221 anglers in 86 teams competing for $15,000 in cash and prizes. Final results posted a total of 167 redfish and 83 trout.
The following awards were presented Sunday evening, with Boston Whaler and MarineMax as presenting sponsors:
Team Division Overall Boat
1st Place: Team Bell 37.37-pounds $1354.50 anglers Gary and Kate Bell. Total winnings $2,408
2nd Place: Team Wack Em & Stack Em 35.66-pounds $1053.50 anglers Tommy & Caroline Kelley and Mike Brockman. Total winnings $2,124.50
3rd Place: Team Lemmon 34-pounds anglers Nathaniel and Corey Lemmon Total winnings $602
Top Lady Angler
1st Place: Danielle Giamo 7.81- pound Redfish Team Set The Hook
2nd Place: Maggie Rood 6.88-pound Redfish Team Lemmon
3rd Place: Samantha Ertel 6.76 Redfish Team Reel Strung Out
1st Place Junior Angler: Caroline Kelley 6.61-pound redfish Team Wack Em & Stack Em
2nd Place Junior Angler: Emma Norman 6.56-pound redfish Team Norman
3rd Place Junior Angler: Devon Spicer 6.23-pound redfish Team Ormond Spikes
1st Place: Team Moore 12.42-pounds, $752.50
2nd Place: Team Fisher/Fisher 12.25-pounds, $451.50
3rd Place: Team Bell 12.01-pounds, $301.00
Optional Daily Trout Jackpot
Day 1 Jackpot Winner: Team Shackelford/Robinson 6.53-pound, $556.50
Day 2 Trout Jackpot Winner: Team Fisher 6.9-pounds, $556.50
1st Place: Team Bell 25.36-pounds $752.50
2nd Place: Team Wack Em & Stack Em 25.28-pounds, $451.50
3rd Place: Team Orion 25.03-pounds, $301.00
Optional Daily Redfish Jackpot
Day 1 Redfish Jackpot Winner: Team Moore 13.63-pounds, $619.50
Day 2 Redfish Jackpot Winner: 13.22-pounds Team Wack Em & Stack Em, $619.50
Optional Daily Most Spots Jackpot
Day 1 Winner: Team 8” Deep with 9 spots, $472.50
Day 2 Winner: Team Sea It Catch It with 3 spots, $472.50