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The Ancient City Game Fish Association (ACGFA)

The Ancient City Game Fish Association (ACGFA) was organized in 1958. We currently have approximately 130 Members, 6 Honorary Members, and 9 Lifetime Members. Our membership year is from June 1st to May 30th. Dues are $50 a year for a Membership. For new members only, dues are ½ price from December 1st to May 30th.  Membership forms may be found in the "About Us" tab above. 

The purposes of this organization are to promote the sport of fishing in this area and do whatever is in our power to improve fishing grounds and facilities in the area. 

The ACGFA is very family oriented. We have annual fishing awards for Boats-of-the-Year (inshore and offshore) and Anglers-of-the-Year (Men, Women, Junior (age 8 to 16) and Small-fry (7 and under). 

In addition, there are fishing tournaments for various species almost every month as well as two fish fry/cook-out events, a Christmas Party for the family, and the End of Year Awards/Membership Dinner. Our meetings are conducted at the St. Augustine Shrine Club, 250 Brainard Dr., St. Augustine, Florida. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. with a social hour and the general meeting starts at 7:30. We usually have snacks and a speaker and a "Kids Club" for young anglers. Guests are welcome.

Officers and Board of Directors are: 

President: Matt Morse - Vice-President: Russ Luker - Treasurer: Ruth Jordan - Secretary:  Joyce Luker

Board Members: Kevin Baptiste, Kevin Thomas, Becky Howell, Jason Schofield, and Rick Mackey

Past President: Chip Whitfield

ACGFA NEWS

       

CLUB Information:

Next General Meeting: The April meeting will be Tuesday, April 19th at the St. Augustine Shrine Club.  Social 6:00, Snacks 6:30 and General meeting 7:00.

This Month’s Meeting: A speaker will present a program about Offshore Trolling. Snacks will consist of a fix your own Hot Dog Bar.

 Raffle:  Jason and Regina will have a great raffle including a Billfish Boat Bag which will be drawn at the June Membership Meeting. Last month’s winners were: Art McAnarney X2, Linda Manucy, Richie VanKirk, Kevin Baptiste X2, Jim Blalock, Matt Mitchell X2, Robert Olsen, Justin Cox, John Jordan, david Ashton, Mike Ruff, Justin Jarriel, and Rick Mackey.

 ACGFA Junior Anglers Club: Hi this is Alexis Mackey (Lacy) for the April JAC, we as a club have decided to have a "WII Night". I as the club president and our VP will be bringing WII,  remotes and a few multiplayer games.. JAC's. If any parents or kids who are involved in the club would like to bring some multi player games that would be much appreciated (if you do bring them please put your name in or on the game case and please NO COMBAT GAMES!!! MUST BE KID FRIENDLY!!!). We have about  twenty kids involved in this club but only four remotes for one WII. I have devised a plan for this. The winner of a 'mini-game' will win a small price or treat.

Membership Drawing:  Lucille Genova’s name was drawn but she was not present to win the $100. This month it will be $150. You must be present to win.
 It pays to attend the meetings!

Last Months Meeting: Scott Shank presented a program about inshore fishing methods, it was very informative. Thanks Scott.

Fishing Information:

March Angler-of-the-Month: Congratulations to Kaylee Brown (Small Fry Angler). She caught  a Bluefish, a Flounder, A Sheepshead and a 6.55l Redfish for a total of 425 points. Great job Kaylee. There were 48 entry cards from 15 anglers and 11 species of fish entered this month. Complete list is attached. Catches include cards received from February 28th thru March 24th. Cards received after March 24th will count for the April Angler-of-the-Month.

REMINDER: ACGFA 2015/2016 In-Club Year-end Tournaments: end April 30th 2016 and 2015/2016 Year-end Tournaments start May 1st2016.  All fish cards for 2015/2016 must be postmarked or entered on the web-site not later than May 7th. Awards will be presented at the June11th Membership and Awards Party.
Inshore Spring Kick-off Tournament:  Final results are below.

Offshore Spring Kick-off Tournament:  We have 19 Offshore Boats entered.  Entries are closed. Results thru March 29th are below.

In-Club April Drum Tournament: We have 42 anglers entered.  Entries are closed.

In-Club May Trolling  Tournament: You must be present to enter at the April 19th Meeting. Rules will be available at the meeting

ACGFA YEAR-END  STANDINGS  
                                    as of:  3/24/16

INSHORE BOAT-OF-THE-YEAR 
1st - Dragon Fly - Richie Van Kirk - 650 Pts
2nd - Fishaholic - Jerry Colvin - 425 Pts
3rd - Get N Nervous - Russell Oldenberg, Sr - 125 Pts

INSHORE ANGLER-OF-THE-YEAR
SMALL-FRY

1st - Matthew Padgett, Jr - 425 Pts
2nd - Kaylee Brown - 350 Pts

3rd - None
JUNIOR

1st - Russell Oldenburg, Jr - 825 Pts
2nd - Luke George - 425 Pts

3rd - Kelsey Lamarque - 175 Pts
WOMEN

1st - Alison Colvin - 575 Pts
2nd - Elaine Mussallem - 200 Pts
3rd(Tie)  - Christy Prestion, Lisa Brown, Pam Earle & Tina Jones - 100 Pts
MEN
1st - Richie Van Kirk - 1225 Pts
2nd – Jerry Colvin - 450 Pts
3rd (Tie) – Eddie Gatchell & Matt Mitchell - 100 Pts


OFFSHORE BOAT-OF-THE-YEAR 
1st – N 2 Deep - Kelly Burres - 500 Pts
2nd - No Name Boat - James Gill - 475 Pts

3rd - Reel Music - Mark Hagen - 375 Pts

 OFFSHORE ANGLER-OF-THE-YEAR
SMALL-FRY

1st – Kaylee Brown  – 175 Pts
2nd & 3rd - None
JUNIOR
1st - Matthew Gill - 525 Pts
2nd - Luke George - 250 Pts
3rd - Cody Strickland - 175 Pts
WOMEN
1st - Jaymie Burres - 175 Pts
2nd - (Tie) Katie Glynn &
Ashley Middleton - 100 Pts
MEN
1st – Kevin Baptiste  – 600 Pts
2nd - Mark Hagan, Jr  - 300 Pts
3rd - James Gill - 275 Pts

ACGFA INSHORE KICKOFF TOURNAMENT  STANDINGS  
                                    (FINAL RESULTS)
1ST PLACE - RICHIE VAN KIRK - 600 PTS

2ND PLACE - MATT MITCHELL - 500 PTS

3RD PLACE - JERRY COLVIN - 125 PTS

4TH PLACE - CHIP WHITFIELD - 125 PTS

5TH PLACE - HARLEY NORMAN - 75 PTS

6TH PLACE - TAMMIE WHITFIELD - 75 PTS

ACGFA OFFSHORE KICKOFF TOURNAMENT  STANDINGS 
                                (RESULTS THRU MAR 29TH)
NOTE: THERE ARE 23 FISH CARDS FROM 3 ENTERED BOATS, HOWEVER, NONE ARE ELIGIBLE. TWELVE FISH WERE CAUGHT IN FEBRUARY (TOURNAMENT IS MARCH 1 THU 31), THE OTHER FISH CARDS WERE LATE (MORE THAN 7 DAYS), AND/OR FISH NOT WEIGHED AT A SPECIFIED LOCATION (BAIT SHACK, AVID ANGLER OT OLDEST CITY BAIT & TACKLE). IF ALL ELSE FAILS PLEASE READ THE RULES.


Don’t forget - If you want to fish the May Trolling Tournament,
you MUST register at the April 19th General Meeting!!

 

ACGFA Upcoming Events:

 

What

When

Where

General Meeting & Hot Dog Bar

April 19th - Social 6:00, Snacks 6:30 & Meeting 7:00

Shrine Club, 250 Brainard Dr

Board Meeting (members are welcome to attend)

April 28th - 7:00

Shrine Club, 250 Brainard Dr

May Trolling Tournament. No entry fee; winner take all, $300 plus 100 Boat-of-the-Year points

May 1st thru 31st - Boats MUST register at the April 19th meeting.

Register at  Shrine Club, 250 Brainard Dr

May General Meeting

May 24th -  Social 6:00, Snacks 6:30 & Meeting 7:00

Shrine Club, 250 Brainard Dr




        
                 

2016 Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

DATE : JULY 7-10, 2016

The annual Ancient City Game Fish Challenge will be held July 7-10, 2016 at the beautiful Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor, in St Augustine, Florida.  Tournament headquarters will be located at the Northeast Florida Marlin Association Clubhouse.  This years tournament will feature a 2 day offshore Kingfish Tournament and inshore Redfish Tournament, both tournament will be an aggregate weight tournament.

Entry Fees : 

         Kingfish (SKA Div 5):  $295.00 before 6/15 and $320.00 after 6/15

         Redfish :  $55.00 per angler

Bring out the family for all of the activities throughout the weekend, this year we will have live entertainment Friday and Sunday, with food trucks available for all to enjoy.

 

 



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Boat of the Year Standings