The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce hosted the 10th Annual Flounder Fishing Tournament on Saturday August 5th, 2017. With amazing weather, organizers welcomed 168 anglers to the Pines Point Marina in Ocean Pines. With 12 flounders coming to scales, this year’s event was a huge success!
The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate our 2017 Flounder Fishing Tournament winners: 1st place: Finn McCabe with a 19 11/16” flounder, at 2.85lbs winning a total of $1056.20, 2nd place: Preston Walls with a 19 1/2″ flounder, at 3.19lbs, winning a total of $1110.00 and 3rd place: Jay Droney, with a 19 3/8” flounder, at 2.71lbs, winning a total of $192.20. We also had our first Junior Angler winner, Jack Groff with a 17” flounder, winning a total of $27. Total prize money awarded…$2,385.40!!!
A great big thank you to the generous sponsors, helpful volunteers and Pines Point Marina and its Homeowners Association for hosting the weigh in’s at its beautiful marina!!
Be sure to mark your calendars for next year’s 11th Annual Flounder tournament which will be held on the first Saturday of August.
Photo Caption: L-R – OP Chamber Executive Director Ginger Fleming, 2nd Place Winner, Preston Walls, 3rd Place Winner Jay Droney, OP Chamber Board member Steven Sweigert, 1st Place Winner Finn McCabe