Award Winners 49th (2006) CHAC Invitational Tournament

The 49th Invitational Tournament resulted in a total of 1,918 scoring fish caught and 6,107 scoreable points.  The record was 2004 with 8,277 scoreable fish with 26,799 points.

The Award Winners for the 49th (2006) Invitational Tournament are listed below.  Tournament winners for the past years can be viewed by clicking the appropriate year in the menu to the left.  For additional pictures from this tournament and for past tournament winners and pictures, see our Photo Gallery. 


First Place
Virginia Anglers Club

Second Place
Outer Banks Sportfishers


Pictured from left to right
Front Row–Captain Lynn Sourlin, Gary Martel, Billy Corbett
Back Row–Tom Johnson, RAy Nuchols, Quentin Corbett

Pictured from left to right
Front Row–Captain Garry Oliver, Art Levey
Back Row–Clif Hannah, Jerry Burch, Dan Hardy

 Third Place
Sand Fiddlers

 Female Team Scoring the most Points
Queen Mackerals


Pictured from left to right
Front Row–Andy Stephenson, Zander Brody, Rick Scarborough
Back Row–Buddy Jennette, Captain Eddie Ochs, David Carangi

Pictured from left to right
Front Row–Betty Wright, Captain Linda Dunnigan, Carol Hunsecker
Back Row–Peggy Byrd, Linda Harper, Susie VonSuskill

 Largest Red Drum–Male
48 3/4"
Stanley Steeley
Tri Village Anglers

 Largest Red Drum–Female
26 1/2"
Nancy Wilson
Blue Shoes Team


Pictured from left to right are Presenter Elizabeth Zentmyer and Stanley Steeley

Largest Blue–Male
18 3/4"
Ken Pagurek
Colington Harbour Casters

Largest Bluefish–Female

Julie Ball
Virginia Beach Anglers Club


Ken Pagurek

Pictured from left to right are Presenter Bob Davis and Julie Ball

Largest Overall Fish


Speckled Trout–20"
Mike McCroy
Dorean Anglers


Speckled Trout–16"

Sarah Harris
Raisin’ Rods


Mike McCroy from the beach.
Also the winner of the Edgar O. Hooper Memorial Plaque for the largest fish.

Pictured from left to right are Presenters Helen Cullen and Mary Hughes (long time judge) and Sarah Harris

Session Winners

1st Session
Oceanside Anglers Club


2nd Session
Sand Fiddlers

Presented by Ray Schaaf 

Presented by Kay Knowles

3rd Session
Virginia Anglers Club

4th Session
Delaware Surf Casters


Presented by Dee Hardham

Presented by Sue Glass


Photographs Courtesy of Joe Gallagher