May
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2021 – Banquet Reports

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5/26/21 Family Banquet

23 participants had a great time at the Annual Family Banquet on 5/26/21 at La Margarita Restaurante.  The food and the venue were great!  We were able to order from the menu and pay separately.  Mark Dillow, Trout Unlimited (TU) National Leadership Council Representative for Texas, Former Chapter President for Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited (GRTU), the largest TU chapter in the world with nearly 6,000 members, and Former FCS Vice President (Events), educated us on fly fishing, testified on what fishing means to him, and encouraged us with a message of hope.  Mark also supplied Randy Rowley with a lot of TU and GRTU literature.  Let Randy know if you would like any of it.  Randy also made FCS business cards and window decals available.

The following awards were given for 2019:

The Longest Fish Caught on a 2019 FCS Freshwater Fishing Trip – Jim McGee – 26” Striped Bass.  Award: Cabela’s QUL Headlamp.

The following people also landed fish that were measured:

  • Randy Rowley – 20”, 18 ½”, 16 ½”, and 15 ¾” black bass
  • Chris Rowley – two 18” and a 17” black bass
  • Jim McGee – 16 ½” and 14 ½” black bass
  • Dalee Trevino – 16 ¼” black bass
  • Dustin Rhodes – 15 ½” black bass
  • Roland Olivarez – 15” black bass

The Longest Fish Caught on a 2019 FCS Saltwater Fishing Trip – Binh Chu – 38” bull redfish.  Award: Ptotec Night Commander blood tracker light.

The following people also landed fish that were measured:

  • Jim McGee – 37? black drum, 29” bull redfish, 27” jack crevalle, and 15” speckled trout
  • Daryl Shipper – 35” bull redfish, 27” redfish, and 18” flounder
  • Ted Lieb – 34” black-tipped shark
  • Jose Primera – 28” bull redfish
  • Binh Chu – two 22.5? redfish
  • Randy Rowley – 20” redfish and 16 ½” flounder

2019 FCS Shooter of the Year – Bruce Crockett.  Award: Capital City Clays Membership Certification

Bruce won five out of seven shoots (71%).

The following people also won shoots:

  • Mike Walsh – three
  • Randy Rowley – two
  • Jonathan Fleming – one
  • Christian Spies – one

Bruce averaged 43/50 for seven shoots.

The following people had averages over 35/50, with a minimum of five shoots:

  • Paul Ellis – 38.73/50 for 11 shoots
  • Gustavo Bultron – 35.50/50 for six shoots

Jonathan Fleming had the high score, shooting 48/50.

The following people shot 45/50 or better:

  • Bruce Crockett – 47/50, 46/50, and 45/50
  • Christian Spies – 47/50
  • Mike Walsh – 47/50

Most First Time Guests Invited to FCS Events in 2019 – Randy Rowley – eight people.  Award: Howard Leight Impact Sport Electronic Shooting Muffs.

The following people also invited guests:

  • Daryl Shipper – four people
  • Steve Fusco – three people
  • Vince Berry -two people
  • Jonathan Fleming – two people
  • Jim McGee – two people
  • Wayne Weilnau – two people
  • Binh Chu – one person
  • Mark Nelson – one person

Most FCS Events Attended in 2019 by a Member – Jim McGee – 20/77.  Award: Ptotec Night Commander blood tracker light.

The following members also attended at least six events:

  • Jonathan Fleming – 12

Most FCS Events Attended in 2019 by an Officer – Randy Rowley – 39/77.  Award: Flambeau 4.25 gallon Magnum bucker with Aerator.

The following officers also attended at least six events:

  • Daryl Shipper – 10
  • Binh Chu – eight
  • Wayne Weilnau – eight
  • Mike Walsh – seven

2019 FCS Sportsman of the Year – Wayne Weilnau.  Award: Outdoor Edge RazorMax, includes boning/filet and drop-point blades.

The following members also received votes:

  • Binh Chu
  • Daryl Shipper
  • Mike Walsh

The following awards were given for 2020:

The Longest Fish Caught on a 2020 FCS Freshwater Fishing Trip – Jim McGee – 21 1/8” black bass (an FCS record for Lake Decker).  Award: four Hazy Eye Slab lures with Stinger Hooks.

The following people also landed fish that were measured:

  • Roland Olivarez – two 20 ¾” black bass
  • Randy Rowley – 18”, 17”, 16”, 15 ¾”, 15 ½” and 15” black bass
  • Jim McGee – 16 ¾” and 14 ½” black bass
  • Burl Fulenwider – 16 ¼” and 14 ½” black bass
  • Chris Rowley – 16 ¼” black bass

The Longest Fish Caught on a 2020 FCS Saltwater Fishing Trip – Zack Tumlinson – 44” bull redfish (an FCS record for an inshore saltwater fish).  Award: Piscifun AXP Aluminum Fishing Pliers.

The following people also landed fish that were measured:

  • Zack Tumlinson – 40” and 30” redfish and 18” speckled trout
  • Jim McGee 38? redfish and 24? sheepshead
  • Yuri Tumlinson – 38? redfish
  • Wayne Weilnau – 20? sheepshead

2020 FCS Shooter of the Year – Bruce Crockett.  Award: Shooter Lube Solvent and Oil.

Bruce won eight out of the eight shoots (100% – one was a tie with Jonathan Fleming)

Bruce averaged 44/50 for eight shoots.

The following people had averages over 35, with a minimum of three shoots:

  • Jonathan Fleming – 42.33/50 for three shoots
  • Gustavo Bultron – 39.33/50 for three shoots
  • Paul Ellis – 35.67/50 for three shoots
  • Brett Mercer – 35.25/50 for four shoots

Bruce had the high score, shooting 47/50 (twice).

The following people shot 45/50 or better:

  • Bruce Crockett – 46/50 (twice)
  • Jonathan Fleming – 46/50

Most First Time Guests Invited to FCS Events in 2020 – Randy Rowley – five people.  Award: Z-man Jackhammer Stealth Blade chatterbait and 6th Sense Quake 70 lipless crankbait.

The following people also invited guests:

  • Jonathan Fleming – two people
  • Jim McGee – one person

2020 Dedication to FCS Fellowship (fellowship exhibited at Club events and farthest distance traveled; this award was proposed, and the gift was provided, by Binh Chu) Roy Zengerle.  Award – two Strike King Red Eyed Shad lipless crankbaits, two All Water (AW) Slab Spoons, a Googan Squad Banger square bill crankbait, and a Strike King DVD square bill crankbait.

The following people also traveled considerable distances to attend FCS events:

  • Yuri Tumlinson
  • Zack Tumlinson
  • Jonathan Fleming
  • Raul Pena

2020 FCS Volunteer of the Year – Jonathan Fleming.  Award – Bushnell cap light.

Most FCS Events Attended in 2020 by a Member – Burl Fulenwider – 15/60 events.  Award: United Seat Cushion.

The following members also attended six or more events:

  • Jim McGee – 11

Most FCS Events Attended in 2020 by an Officer – Randy Rowley – 39/60 events.  Award: Allen Crossbow Case.

The following officers also attended six or more events:

  • Bruce Crockett – nine events
  • Jonathan Fleming – eight events

2020 FCS Sportsman of the Year – Daryl Shipper.  Award: Toadfish folding filet knife.

The following members also received votes:

    • Binh Chu
    • Burl Fulenwider
    • Jim McGee
    • Bret Mercer

Surprise Award

Binh Chu, on behalf of the officers, presented Randy Rowley with a gift card to Bass Pro Shops and an FCS Tumbler.

FCS would like to thank the Capital City Clays and Binh Chu for their generous donations.

Categories : Banquets Reports

Bible verse of the day

For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Today’s Devotionals and Blogs

Kent Crockett’s blog – www.kentcrockett.blogspot.com

Mark Dillow’s blog – http://noclearline.blogspot.com/