Target species elude anglers in recent fishing tournament

The Northern Neck Angler’s Club’s second member tournament of the 2018 season, the Target Ship Shootout, sponsored by Surfside Bait and Tackle of Mechanicsville, was held June 16 and 17.

Target species were cobia, croaker and flounder, reported vice president and tournament director Mark Roy.

“The weather cooperated and we held a full two-day tournament as scheduled,” said Roy. “The fish were not as cooperative and only three fish—two cobia and one croaker—were weighed in during the tournament. No flounder were weighed in…