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Rod & Gun Club News – 3/12/2021

By Jody Steele and Wendy Brainard

Strong Showing at the Jimmy Johnson Quest for the Ring 2021
With over 800 sailfish released in two days, this year was record breaking! Rod and Gun Club women anglers earned three spots in their division. Men anglers were also big winners.
                        Catch and Release Category: Triple Threat (6th Place) with 18 releases, Bar South (8th Place) with 17 releases.
                        Master Angler Division: Sandra Fish (6th Place) on Sandrita with 7 releases, Carl Lindner (9th Place) on Seraphim with 6 releases and 7th place Top Male Angler.
                        Top Female Anglers: Sandra Fish (2nd Place) with 7 releases, Vanessa Lindner (6th Place) on Tar Baby with 2 releases, and Wendy Brainard (9th Place) on Sandrita.                  

Congratulations to all of the Rod and Gun anglers!

All Craft Tournament (NEW)
The first annual All-Craft Tournament will be held March 31st-April 14th. This is a two angler/team fishing competition with no charge registration to all current Rod & Gun Club members. Participants are required to pick two fishing days within the two-week window. Points will be scored for each of the two days. Winners will be determined by OVERALL points scored. All fish in the weight scoring categories are to be weighed at the MarineMax tackle shop on the fishing day in which they were caught. Registration for this great NEW tournament must be submitted no later than Monday, March 29th. All forms can be picked up at MarineMax tackle shop or downloaded from the website.

More for Your Fishing Calendar
Sailfish Classic-March 25-27th
Seal Team Ocean Reef Fishing Tournament – April 19th

Fish of the Month
Snapper (all legal species) are the Fish of the Month. Weigh in at MarineMax tackle shop from 7:00 AM-5:00 PM and be eligible for a $50 gift certificate and bragging rights.

Card Sound Shooting Sports Range
Members MUST make reservations ahead of time online at Go to the website at and then the Range section. Hit the “Book Now” button to fill out the form. The Range is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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