13th Dream Fields Spanish Mackerel Fishing Tournament has record turnout

Miriam Sisson of Farnham weighed in a 3.04-pound fish to win the junior angler division.

The 13th annual Dream Fields Spanish Mackerel Fishing Tournament enjoyed a record turnout this year, according to organizers. Some 93 boats registered to participate in the single day fishing tournament Saturday, August 21.

“We were thrilled with the turnout,” said tournament director Amy Forrester. “The weather forecast was questionable at the beginning of the week, but other than a few spotty showers, it was a beautiful day.”

Boats weighed in their four largest fish for a combined total weight. Allen Palmer of Powhatan aboard the Slipaway was the top prizer winner with a total weight of 12.06 pounds.

In second place, with a total weight of….

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