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2019 Master Angler and Achievement Awards

Master Angler

  • Men In County: Brian Lariviere of Key West, FL
  • Men Out of County: Jon Stark of Billings, MT
  • Women In County: Courtney Jackson of Key West, FL
  • Women Out of County: Nicole Stillwell of Millstone, NJ
  • Junior In County: Nakayla Jackson of Key West, FL
  • Peewee In County: Cayden Gonzalez of Key West, FL

Most Release Awards

  • Barracuda: 31, Nicole Stillwell of Millstone, NJ
  • Bonefish: 26, Patrick Bennett of Weston, FL
  • Dolphin: 1, Skye Sterling of Key West, FL
  • Permit: Tied @ 25, Alan Langohr of Wayzata, MN
    And Larry Langohr or Neenah, WI
  • Sailfish: Tied @ 4, Bill Goodrow of Pembroke, MA
    And John Annand of Raynham, MA
    And Mike Blowers of E. Bridgewater, MA
    And Tom Kelley of Melrose, MA
  • Tarpon: 16, Patrick Lombardo of Key West, FL
  • Most Releases Overall: 139, Courtney Jackson of Key West, FL
  • Junior Division Most Releases: 47, Nakayla Jackson of Key West, FL
  • Peewee Division Most Releases: 140, Cayden Gonzalez of Key West, FL

Division Achievement

  • Fly Division: John Redhouse of Happy Valley, OR
  • Spin Division: Nicole Stillwell of Millstone, NJ
  • Plug Division: Jim Chiarenza of Lake Worth, FL
  • 8 lb. Division: Brian Lariviere of Key West, FL
  • 12 lb. Division: Nicole Stillwell of Millstone, NJ
  • 20 lb. Division: Courtney Jackson of Key West, FL
  • 30 lb. Division: Katelynn Wells of Miller, SD
  • 50 lb. Division: Greg Shields of Flint, TX
  • Unlimited Division: Greg Bringle of Key West, FL

Guide Achievement – Most Winners

  • General Division: 16, Capt. Bill Wickers III, ‘Linda D. V’
  • Light General Division: 33, Capt. John Jackson, ‘Too Easy’
  • Flats Division: 3, Capt. Chris Robinson, ‘Big Kahuna’

Guide Achievement – Most Releases

  • General Division: 303, Capt. Jared Gulas, ‘Reel Easy’
  • Light General: 343, Capt. John Jackson, ‘Too Easy’
  • Flats Division: 233, Capt. Tim Carlile, ‘The Outcast’

Guide Achievement Overall

  • General Division: Capt. Bill Wickers III, ‘Linda D. V’
  • Light General Division: Capt. Jay Miller, ‘Outer Limits’
  • Flats Division: Capt. Tim Carlile, ‘The Outcast’

Captain’s Most Sailfish Releases

  • Capt. Jay Miller, ‘Outer Limits’ ~ 56 Releases

Captain’s Most Marlin Releases

  • Capt. Jay Miller, ‘Outer Limits’ ~ 1 Release

Captain’s Most Tarpon Releases

  • Capt. Jared Gulas, ‘Reel Easy’ ~ 216 Releases

Outstanding Mate

  • Cory Robinson, ‘Outer Limits’

Key West Fishing Photos

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