b"2019 annual Angling Trophy WinnersThe WPBFC Angling Committee is pleased to recognize the following winners of the clubs 2019 annual angling trophies. These awards, some of which date back more than 50 years, are highly coveted honors among club members and recognize outstanding angling achievements. Tracy Schneider Memorial Trophy Jacob releases a tagged Presented annually to the member scoring the highest total points forswordfishsailfish releases in Florida waters based on the following point values: caught and released on live bait (100 pts.), dead bait (300 pts.), pure artificial lures (500 pts.), and fly (1000 pts.).Jacob LeperaJacob Lepera ofRichard Boynton Beach earned the Tracy M.Jeck Schneider MemorialMemorial Billfish Tagging TrophySailfish ReleasePresented annually to the member who tags the most billfish, Trophy in 2019 withincluding swordfish, off Florida & the Bahamas.Anglers must use 3,500 points (35approved Billfish Foundation or National Marine Fisheries Service releases using live bait). tags.Minimum of 20 fish must be tagged to win award.Jacob is now a two timeJacob Lepera also took top honors in the 2019 Richard winner of the SchneiderJeck Memorial Billfish Tagging Trophy competition, Trophy and is amongwinning with 23 sailfish, 1 white marlin and the most active and1 swordfish, all tagged & released.He continues to put skilled sailfish anglersstrong emphasis on billfish conservation, having won in the WPBFC.this prestigious award now for 3 years in a row.Beinecke Blue Marlin TrophyPresented annually to the member scoring the most points for blue marlin releases in the Bahamas (100 pts.) and Florida (300 pts.) The Nora Catherine Bartels AwardCatherine 'Cat' Bartels of PalmPresented Beach Gardens took home theannually to the Beinecke Atlantic Blue Marlinmember catch-Release Trophy in 2019 with 300ing the heaviest snook within pts. (1 release off Palm Beach).Florida.Recipients do not always post a fish off Florida. Cat hooked this marlin in 1700 ft. in early MayNicholas Sarmousakiswhile fishing a weedline duringThe James P. Nora Award for the heaviest snook the AGC Fishing Tournamentwas won by Nicholas Sarmousakis of Boynton with the Yellowfin Builders crew. Beach with a 31 lb. snook caught using live bait Leas International Angling Trophy on 20 Gen. tackle in the Jupiter Inlet. He weighed & released this huge fish in a safe horizontal In memory of Donald S. Leas.Presented annually to thefashion, using the WPBFC snook sling. Nicholas member who makes the most outstanding catch or catches in international waters.Can be fresh oris an exemplary young angler practicing ethical salt water.conservation while targeting big snook.Trent GlaubGlaub's spearfishTrent Glaub of North Palm Beach won the 2019 Leas International Angling Trophy, catching a variety of species in Hawaii and throughout the Caribbean and Central American waters.His impressive catches ranged from short billed spearfish, to blue Trent Glaub (r) marlin in excess of 600 lbs. and nearly a dozen other varieties of species on varying tackle."