This year's Reelin' for Research fishing tournament was held this past weekend. It was a great day for the anglers, but most importantly, a great day for the UNC Children's Hospital.
The Reelin' for Research Committee was proud and humbled to be able to present the tournament’s largest check to date for $517,000 to Dr. Stuart Gold, director of hematology and oncology at the hospital. This brings the 9 year total dollars raised to over 2.4 million.The money will be used to fund research into finding new treatments, and ultimately one day, a cure for pediatric cancer.
2017 Reelin' for Research Tournament Results:
*WINNING TEAM AND RECIPIENTS OF THE THE DYLAN PRICE CUP - Weighing in at: 124.8 lbs. aggregate weight
•Boat: Reel Country
•Captain: Mark Chambers
•Mate: Dylan Rhudy
•Anglers: Matt Logan, Jim Molinaro, Oliver Lloyd, Pepe Silva, Todd Wade, Dee Hobbs
* BUZZ SKINNER AWARD (team that raised the most money) - $109,205
•Boat: All In
•Anglers: Danny Williams, Russel Gamnon, Joe Comeau
* BIGGEST FISH - Wahoo weighing in at 52.2 lbs.
•Angler: Chris Shryock
•Boat: The Wraith
*LADY ANGLER - Wahoo weighing in at 38.4 lbs.
•Angler: Molly Skinner Pendleton
*JUNIOR ANGLER - Wahoo weighing in at 28 lbs.
•Angler - Sam Ellison
•Boat: Genetic Disorder