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This month we have a clean-up day scheduled at the East Ocean View Recreation Center on Saturday April 21st at 10:00am. We'll have gloves and bags available for everyone. Please consider taking an hour of your morning and join us at the EOV Recreation Center.  Contact the Wireline Editor if you plan on attending.

 

Directions:

Take S.  Indepedence Blvd. and Shore Drive to Pleasant Ave. in Norfolk.
Continue on Pleasant Ave. to 20th Bay St.

East Ocean View Community Center
9520 20th Bay St. Norfolk, VA 23518




Mike Avery's handout on Deep Dropping!

Past Events

East Ocean View 6th Annual Head Boat Fishing Trip

August 13th, 2018



Norfolk Anglers Club held their 6th Annual East Ocean View Recreation Center Head Boat Trip with Captain Ronnie Boone Jr.ís Head Boat the Judith Anne on August 13. We had 17 NAC memberís providing the assistance with all the children fishing on this trip. The day started at 8 AM with all members present to assist the kids and adults onto the boat at the Ocean View Fishing Center off of Pretty Lake Avenue. We had 50 children and approximate 4 adults from the Rec Center as guests for this outing. Many of the children had fished with us on previous trips and it was great to see how much they have grown over the years and how enthusiastic they were to go fishing with us. The weather, though threatening in the forecast, turned out to be beautiful and hot. Capt Boone got us started fishing near the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and the kids did a fine job of catching as many as were available.

They really got a kick out of catching croaker, spot, black sea bass one flounder and even several small sharks. NAC members on board untangled lines that frequently got entangled. Baited hooks, taught the kids how to control their lines and reels to prevent backlashing as well as untangling bird nests created by the kids as they fished. Several anglers actually fished and then let the kids bring in the fish that the anglerís hooked. NAC members frequently instructed the kids about the Virginia Junior Angler Awards Program of the Virginia Saltwater Tournament. Several of them were able to apply their catch to the awards program. The wind and fast current did present some trouble with a fast drift most of the trip but didnít prevent most of the kids from catching plenty of fish. Over all, it was a great trip and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves.

After the Head Boat Trip, we headed to the East Ocean View Recreation Center for a picnic lunch of hamburgers, hotdogs, baked beans, potato salad, mac and cheese and watermelon which everyone thoroughly enjoyed. Ed and Karen Schrader of Sea Tow even provided Frisbeeís for each of the kids which made excellent plate holders. Members who assisted with the fishing were: myself, Mike Hubert, Greg Rogers, Mary Troutner, Marvin Chivers, Ben Capps, Rich Lewis, EJ OíBrian, John Talha and his daughter Jolie, Russell Willoughby, Beth Synowiec, Paul Harris, Dennie Dobbins of Portsmouth Anglers Club, Alex and AJ Perez and Wendy Branson as photographer. Helping with the cooking and serving of the food at the picnic were Will Bransom, Karen Schrader, Jerry Hughes, Michel and Ned Smith, Kathy Eisenhower and Mike Mancini. If I missed someone who helped Iím sorry this is everyone I had listed.


















GBFA 9th Annual Flea Market

We had a great time at the GBFA 9th Annual Fishing Flea Market on 9 March 2018! We met a lot of nice folks, it was a very busy event! We sold 14 Fishing Tips Books; we had someone come by stating they bought one at the Boat Show and they loved it! Henry was successfull again seliing Cobia Raffle Tickets, we sold 100! We also have on new Member join the Club,Welcome Latryce!!  We also sold 5 of our Hats; a lot of folks were impressed by them! Mike Hubert and Mike Griffith were also present selling and meeting everyone.  Of course it wouldn't have been a great event without Sea Tow Hampton Roads, Ed and Karen Schrader were very busy with new customers!







Mid-Atlantic Boat Show
January 29-31 2016

We had a great time 29-31 JAN 2016 at the Mid-Atlantic Boat Show. At our Norfolk Angler's Club Booth, we met a lot of great folks. We gained a few new members and will have some new folks join us at our next Club Meeting. Many thanks to the Club Members who Volunteered for the Booth, setup, manning, and cleanup:

Kathy Eisenhower Dr "Ike Eisenhower
Wendy Bransom  Will Bransom
Sandy Sainz  Bert Sainz
Michel Smith  Ned Smith
Marvin Chivers 
Ben Capps
Kevin Synowiec 
Gary Waddell
Mary Troutner Henry Troutner
Mike Griffith 
Mike Delbridge
Kelly Hoggart










Annual Fall NAC Picnic
October 17, 2015

The Norfolk Anglers Club had a great time at their Annual Fall Picnic. Special thanks to Will and Wendy for hosting and to all who helped set up and take down the event. Our cooks below kept busy making all the fixings consisting of Oysters, Blue Crab, Pork BBQ, Hamburger and Smoked Sausage. Many of the NAC ladies brought delicious side dishes of cole slaw, pasta salad, mac n' cheese, salad and home made rolls. We also had very tasty deserts of pumpkin pie, chocolate cake, snicker doodle cookies, cream puffs, eclairs and lemon cake.














5 Fish Tournament
August 22nd, 2015

The Club held the 5 Fish Tournament on August 22nd at Vinings Landing Marine Center. We had more than 20 Anglers participating and battling a North wind at 20-25 knots. With everyone fishing protected waters of Lynnhaven Inlet, Little Creek, Elizabeth River, and Lafayette River we didn't have any Spadefish or Bluefish brought in. More than 15 Spot, Croaker and Flounder were brought for measure. The first on the Leader Board was young Aiden Wentworth. Fishing in Little Creek he brought in a 8 1/4 in Croaker to take an early lead! Top honors went to a new NAC member Josh Glaser for bringing in 1st & 2nd place Spot and a 2nd place Croaker. $50 Gift Cards to Boater's Warehouse were given for 1st Place categories and $25 Gift Cards for the 2nd Place finishers. A special THANK YOU for the volunteers who help set up, cook, and serve all the participants. Most of all, THANKS to all the Club members who enjoyed the day with us.

1st Place Spot - Josh Glaser
2nd Place Spot - Josh Glaser

1st Place Croaker - Marvin Chivers
2nd Place Croaker - Josh Glaser

1st Place Flounder - Ben Capps
2nd Place Flounder - Ned Smith










Hunt for the Hardheads Club Challenge
May 14th, 2016

Congratulations for our Hunt for Hardheads Fishing Team! They fished against the other Southside Fishing Clubs scoring points with their Croaker and Bluefish catch placing second for the Norfolk Anglers Club. Well Done!

 



Holiday Party!

December, 2016

The 2016 Holiday Party was a lot of fun. Thanks to Sea Tow Hampton Roads for providing the beautiful Poinsettias and to Will and Wendy Bransom for setting up/decorating.

We really enjoyed listening to N’ Tune again this year at the party. Thanks to Kevin Synowiec for
bringing in this fun group: Lead: Kevin, Baritone: Lawrence Hiebert, Tenor: Henry Hancock and Bass: Bill Banks. Our party just would not be the same without them! CONGRATS to Bert Sainz for winning the Sea Tow Membership!  

We had a lot of fun with the Chinese gift exchange, check out the grinches in the pictures. Check out the rest of our pictures from the Holiday Party in the Norfolk Anglers Club January 2017 Wireline, you can download it from this website.

 



CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2016 ANNUAL AWARDS WINNERS!


We held our Annual Awards Banquet at the Aberdeen Barn & Steakhouse on 18 FEB 2017. Everyone enjoyed a delicious buffet and deserts. Our Individual Raffles were great fun as usual; check out the items in the March 2017 Wireline. Tom Hubert did a great job once again as the Announcer.

Thanks to everyone who helped with setup and cleanup!

















Congratulations to our 2016 Freshwater and Saltwater Anglers Award Winners!  

Dr. Ike Eisenhower was awarded the Freshwater Angler of the year and Beth Synowiec was awarded the Saltwater Angler of the Year.  Beth also was awarded the Overall Angler of the Year.  Tom Hubert did a fantastic job once again as the Announcer!

Check out our other award winners!

         

Beth Synowiec: 2016 Overall Saltwater, Keep & Release Angler of the Year

Release: Sailfish, 
Striped Bass, Sheepshead,

Golden Tilefish, Dolphin, Bluefish





Dr Ike Eisenhower: 2016 Overall Freshwater Angler of the Year,

Shellcracker Sunfish, Blue Catfish





Alex Perez Jr: 2016 Junior Angler Award: Red Drum, 2016 

Species Award for Spanish Mackerel





Kevin Synowiec: 2016 Species Award Tautog




Alex Perez Sr: 2016 Release: Red Drum





Steve Harding: 2016 Species Award for Crappie and Pompano




Ned Smith: 2016 Release Chain Pickerel
2016 Species
Award: Speckled Trout





Mike Delbridge: 2016 Species Award Black Sea Bass
Release: Amberjack

 




2018 Calendar