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Gregg and McKenzie land top fish in NNAC Spanish Lessons Tournament

Small craft advisories again stole a day of competition for the Northern Neck Anglers Club (NNAC) on Saturday, August 19.

However, the Spanish Lessons Tournament, sponsored by R.W.’s Sport Shop in Callao, continued on Sunday, August 20.

Due to small craft advisories in two of the club’s four tournament fishing zones, Saturday was canceled as a tournament fishing day and the competition was held as a one-day tournament on Sunday, said tournament director and NNAC vice president Mark Roy. Target species were Spanish mackerel, bluefish and spot. First- and second-place finishers for each species will receive gift certificates from R.W.’s Sport Shop in Callao.

Evan Gregg landed the winning Spanish mackerel, a 2 pound, 4 ounce fish.

Stuart McKenzie landed the winning bluefish, a 1 pound, 4 ounce fish. Gregg also caught a 1 pound, 4 ounce bluefish, but McKenzie’s hit the scales first.

McKenzie landed the winning spot as well, an 8 ounce fish.

All of the winning fish were weighed at Lewisetta Marina.

Spanish Lessons Tournament final results

Spanish mackerel

First, Evan Gregg, 2 pounds, 4 ounces, Lewisetta.

Second, Scott Gregg, 2 pounds, 3 ounces, Lewisetta.

Third, Robert Baughan, 2 pounds, Norview.

Fourth, Mark Roy, 2 pounds, Buzzards Point.

Fifth, Tom Smith, 1 pound, 13 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Sixth, Scott Houghtaling, 1 pound, 10 ounces, Lewisetta.

Seventh, John O’Connor, 1 pound, 9 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Eighth, Randy Gunn, 1 pound, 8 ounces, Lewisetta.

Ninth, Paulette O’Connor, 1 pound, 8 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Tenth, Ben Ames, 1 pound, 8 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Eleventh, John Elkin,1 pound, 5 ounces, Norview.

Twelfth, Larry Hartzler, 1 pound, 5 ounces, Norview.

Thirteenth, Leroy Bussells, 1 pound, 5 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Fourteenth, Art Nickerson, 1 pound, Norview.


First, Stuart McKenzie, 1 pound, 14 ounces, Lewisetta.

Second, Evan Gregg, 1 pound, 14 ounces, Lewisetta.

Third, Paulette O’Connor, 1 pound, 10 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Fourth, Randy Gunn, 1 pound, 9 ounces, Lewisetta.

Fifth, Scott Houghtaling, 1 pound, 8 ounces, Lewisetta.

Sixth, Scott Gregg, 1 pound, 8 ounces, Lewisetta.

Seventh, John O’Connor, 1 pound, 8 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Eighth, Jan Jamrog, 1 pound, 4 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Ninth, Leroy Bussells, 11 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Tenth, Ben Ames, 8 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Eleventh, Mark Roy, 8 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Twelfth, John Elkin, 6 ounces, Norview.

Thirteenth, Art Nickerson, 5 ounces, Norview.

Fourteenth, Larry Hartzler, 5 ounces, Norview.

Fifteenth, Tom Smith, 5 ounces, Norview.


First, Stuart McKenzie, 8 ounces, Lewisetta.

Second,Tom Smith, 5 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Third, Jan Jamrog, 5 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Fourth, Mark Roy, 3 ounces, Buzzards Point.

Fifth, Ben Ames, 3 ounces, Buzzards Point.

The next NNAC tournament will be the Grab Bag Tournament September 9-10. The target species will be Spanish mackerel, bluefish and spot.

Membership in the NNAC is $30 per year for adults. Membership for youth, younger than age 18, is free for children or grandchildren of adult members.

For a membership application, visit

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