1999 Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Tournament

Week 1 (10/2-10/10) Week 3 (10/18-10/24) Week 5 (11/1-11/7)
Week 2 (10/11-10/17) Week 4 (10/25-10/31) Week 6 (11/8-11/14)

The 45th Annual LBI Surf Fishing Tournament ended at 6 PM on Sunday, November 14,  with 581 anglers,  314 bass, and 75 bluefish for a total catch of 389 fish. Winners are:

STRIPED BASS CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE - $1000 for the Largest Bass: GREG CROSSLAND, WEST CHESTER PA, 49/12

SEGMENT WINNERS $400 Each:

1ST SEGMENT - AL ACOSTA, BARNEGAT NJ, 44/5
2ND SEGMENT - PAUL MAYNARD, RUMSON NJ, 41/2
3RD SEGMENT - DENNIS MC ILHINNEY, WARRINGTON PA, 48/9

WEEKLY WINNERS - $125 Each:

1ST WEEK - MICHAEL KUNZE, MANAHAWKIN NJ, 30/6
2ND WEEK - GEORGE P GILBERT, BEACH HAVEN NJ, 34/14
3RD WEEK - R HOCHSTRASSER, SHIP BOTTOM NJ, 37/15
4TH WEEK - DAVID L BONANNI, MERCERVILLE NJ, 34/8
5TH WEEK - GARY RZEMYK, VENTNOR NJ, 47/7
6TH WEEK - BRIAN DALTON, WESTHAMPTON NJ, 35/5

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

1ST WEEK - no winner
2ND WEEK - no winner
3RD WEEK - no winner
4TH WEEK - no winner
5TH WEEK - LIZZIE LAW, AGE 11,MANAHAWKIN NJ, 13/12
6TH WEEK - JESSICA GILBERT, AGE 9, BEACH HAVEN NJ, 12/9

LADIES PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest striper entered by a woman: Marilyn Wainwright, Waretown NJ, 37/6

SENIOR CITIZEN PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest striper entered by a senior citizen: Stanley Steinberg,
Warrington PA, 26/5

CLUB PLAQUE - Awarded to the fishing club entering the largest striper: Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Club for a 49 Lb. 12 Oz. bass entered by Greg Crossland, West Chester PA

JINGLES OíBRIEN MEMORIAL AWARD - $100 Savings Bond for the striper weighing closest to 21 lbs. 3 oz. caught on October 12. This award is sponsored by Margaret O'Brien of Jingles' Bait & Tackle Shop in Beach Haven. The winner is David J. Shepansky of West Creek NJ for his 21 lb. 9 oz. bass.

HAROLD COATES MEMORIAL AWARD - $100 Gift Certificate to Bruce & Patís Bait & Tackle for the largest striper entered on the weekend of November 13-14. This award is sponsored by Marie Coates and Carolyn Coates. The winner is Steven Yanci, Manahawkin NJ, for his 27 lb. 10 oz. bass weighed-in on Nov. 13.

ROBERT A. LITTLE MEMORIAL AWARD - $100 Cash for the 2nd largest striper entered by a juvenile. This award is sponsored by the Little Family. The winner is 9 year old Jessica Gilbert, Beach Haven, for her 12 lb. 9 oz. bass.

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 16-17. This award is sponsored by Bob Bregler of Ship Bottom in memory of his friend, Howard Earl. The winner is Stanley Steinberg of Warrington PA, for his 22 lb. 14 oz. bass weighed-in on October 17.


BLUE FISH CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE - $1000 for the Largest Bluefish: JOHN GEIGER, MEDFORD NJ, 16/13

SEGMENT WINNERS - $400 Each:

1ST SEGMENT - GARY RZEMYK, VENTNOR NJ, 15/9
2ND SEGMENT - ALBERT A DUNKELBERGER, SURF CITY NJ, 13/7
3RD SEGMENT - JACK C AVERY, PENNSAUKEN NJ, 16/1

WEEKLY WINNERS - $125 Each:

1ST WEEK - DARROL W ROSS, MANAHAWKIN NJ, 14/14
2ND WEEK - JOHN M GRESKO, MANAHAWKIN NJ, 10/10
3RD WEEK - MORRIS DE GENNARO, SURF CITY, 8/4
4TH WEEK - STEVE PARTRIDGE, MANAHAWKIN NJ, 12/15
5TH WEEK - JOHN MARK JORDAN, BEACH HAVEN NJ, 14/1
6TH WEEK - BRIAN DALTON, WESTHAMPTON NJ, 14/15

$100 CASH JUVENILE WEEKLY PRIZE (age 14 or younger): No winner for weeks 1 thru 5
6TH WEEK - KATYE MAC INTYRE, AGE 12, MANAHAWKIN NJ, 8/9

LADIES PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest bluefish entered by a woman: Mary Law, Manahawkin NJ, 10/11

SENIOR CITIZEN PRIZE - $150 cash for the largest bluefish entered by a senior citizen:
John C. Geiger, Medford NJ, 16/13

CLUB PLAQUE - Awarded to the fishing club entering the largest bluefish: Barnegat Light Heavers for a 16 lb. 13 oz. bluefish entered by John Geiger,Medford NJ.

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