1998 Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Tournament

WEEK 1  WEEK 3 WEEK 5
WEEK 2  WEEK 4 WEEK 6

The Tournament ended with 622 anglers, 228 bass, 120 bluefish for a total catch of 348 fish

STRIPED BASS CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE - $1000 for the Largest Bass: Gary Rzemyk of Ventnor NJ, 46 lbs. 6 oz.

SEGMENT WINNERS $400 Each:

1ST SEGMENT - Michael W. Kunze of Surf City NJ, 36 lbs. 11 oz.
2ND SEGMENT - Troy Eggie of Seaville NJ, 37 lbs. 5 oz.
3RD SEGMENT - Brian Eggie of Voorhees NJ, 39 lbs. 2 oz.

WEEKLY WINNERS - $125 Each:

1ST WEEK - Darrol W. Ross Sr of Manahawkin NJ, 29 lbs. 13 oz.
2ND WEEK - Barry J. West of Chatsworth NJ, 29 lbs. 9 oz.
3RD WEEK - Tim Stumpf of Elkins Park PA, 31 lbs. 8 oz.
4TH WEEK - Alfie Henrich of Chatsworth NJ, 34 lbs. 9 oz.
5TH WEEK - Dom Savasta of Tuckerton NJ, 30 lbs. 4 oz.
6TH WEEK - Bill Di Bernardo of Manahawkin NJ, 34 lbs. 12 oz.

$100 CASH JUVENILE WEEKLY PRIZE (age 14 or younger) :

1ST WEEK - no winner
2ND WEEK - Steven Gelenites of Barnegat NJ, age 13, 8 lbs. 14 oz.
3RD WEEK - no winner
4TH WEEK - no winner
5TH WEEK - no winner
6TH WEEK - Bob Bonner of Ship Bottom NJ, age 12, 20 lbs. 4 oz.

LADIES PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest striper entered by a woman: Debbie Hagaman of Holgate NJ, 20 lbs. 3 oz.

SENIOR CITIZEN PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest striper entered by a senior citizen: Morris De Gennaro of Surf City, 21 lbs. 8 oz.

CLUB PLAQUE - Awarded to the fishing club entering the largest striper: Barnegat Light Heavers for a 30 lb. 4 oz. bass entered by
Dom Savasta of Tuckerton

JINGLES OíBRIEN MEMORIAL AWARD - $100 Savings Bond for the striper weighing closest to 21 lbs. 3 oz. caught on October 12:
George P. Gilbert of Beach Haven NJ, 14 lbs. 8 oz.

HAROLD COATES MEMORIAL AWARD - $100 Gift Certificate to Bruce & Patís Bait & Tackle for the largest striper entered on the weekend of November 14-15: Debbie Hagaman of Holgate NJ, 20 lbs. 3 oz.

ROBERT A. LITTLE MEMORIAL AWARD - $100 Cash for the 2nd largest striper entered by a juvenile:
Steven Henderson of North Beach Haven NJ, 18 lbs. 4 oz.

HOWARD EARL MEMORIAL SENIORSí PRIZE - $100 Gift Certificate to Bruce & Patís Bait & Tackle Shop for the largest bass entered by a senior the weekend of Oct 17/18: No Winner

BLUE FISH CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE - $1000 for the Largest Bluefish: Frederick J. Hochstrasser Jr. Of Manahawkin NJ, 17 lbs. 9 oz.

SEGMENT WINNERS - $400 Each:

1ST SEGMENT - Michael J. Kane of Doylestown PA, 15 lbs. 2 oz.
2ND SEGMENT - Mark J. Kushner of Tuckerton NJ, 14 lbs. 12 oz.
3RD SEGMENT - George P. Gilbert of Beach Haven NJ, 16 lbs. 15 oz.

WEEKLY WINNERS - $125 Each:

1ST WEEK - Jack C. Avery of Pennsauken NJ, 13 lbs. 9 oz.
2ND WEEK - Arthur Mac Intyre of Manahawkin NJ, 10 lbs. 10 oz.
3RD WEEK - John Haegele of Southampton PA, 12 lbs. 2 oz.
4TH WEEK - Ed Lapp of Hatboro PA, 13 lbs. 4 oz.
5TH WEEK - Don Adams Jr. Of Sewell NJ, 14 lbs. 9 oz.
6TH WEEK - Michael Coach of Penns Park PA, 16 lbs. 9 oz.

$100 CASH JUVENILE WEEKLY PRIZE (age 14 or younger):
No winner for weeks 1 thru 5
6TH WEEK - Thomas Feeney III of Manahawkin NJ, age 12, 9 lbs. 2 oz.

LADIES PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest bluefish entered by a woman: Gail Jordan of Beach Haven NJ, 9 lbs. 15 oz.

SENIOR CITIZEN PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest bluefish entered by a senior citizen: Bud Faux of Edgewater Park NJ, 14 lbs. 12 oz.

CLUB PLAQUE - Awarded to the fishing club entering the largest bluefish: Long Beach Island Surf Anglers for a 16 lb. 15 oz. blue entered by
George P. Gilbert of Beach Haven

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