Year End Awards

Master Angler Award

A perpetual award donated by Mr. John Heyer and selected by a committee of four, plus the current Club President and Tournament Committee Chairperson and awarded on the following criteria:

  • Someone who fishes for a variety of species, both inshore and offshore, male or female
  • Active in fisheries conservation
  • Active in Osterville Anglers’ Club activities

2023 Recipient

Ron Murphy

Walter Ungermann Award

Presented to the OAC member who lands the heaviest striped bass in an OAC sponsored tournament during a calendar year.

2023 Recipient

Shawn Daley
10.95 lbs.

E.J. Jaxtimer Junior Anglers Award

Awarded to OAC youth anglers, male and female, landing the heaviest combined weight of 1 striped bass and 1 bluefish during a tournament season.

2023 Recipients

Ryan Swaylik
Combined Weight: 19.35 lbs.
Bluefish – 10.35 lbs.
Striped Bass – 9.00 lbs.

Tyler Walantis
Combined Weight: 21.60 lbs.
Bluefish – 10.30 lbs.
Striped Bass – 11.30 lbs.

Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition of a member’s dedication to sport fishing and for contributions to the Osterville Anglers Club.

2023 Recipient

Missy McGraw

Captain Bill Cotter Award

An annual award donated by Larry Coggeshall and Barbara Whitely in memory of long-time OAC member Bill Cotter. The award is presented to an active OAC member who is the captain of the boat that lands the largest striped bass in the One Day Bass Tournament.

2023 Recipient

Charlie Richmond
8.95 lbs.

Edison C. Marney Award

Created in memory of Ed Marney, a long-time active OAC member, and presented to the OAC member that lands the heaviest bluefish in an OAC sponsored tournament during a calendar year.

2023 Recipient

E.J. Jaxtimer
13.80 lbs.

Carl S Reidell Award

Awarded to the OAC angler landing the heaviest combined weight of 1 striped bass and 1 bluefish during a tournament season.

2023 Recipient

Rich Haskell
Combined Weight – 22.80 lbs.
Bluefish – 12.25 lbs.
Striped Bass – 10.55 lbs.

Sellars Award

Presented yearly to the captain, an active OAC member, who accumulates the most points in OAC recognized fishing tournaments; those hosted or co-hosted by the OAC.

2023 Recipient

Sam Jaxtimer

Cathy A Fraser Award

Created in memory of Cathy Fraser and presented to the OAC junior member(s) who lands the heaviest bluefish and heaviest striped bass in an OAC sponsored tournament during a calendar year.

2023 Recipients

David Fidyrch
Bluefish – 12.75 lbs.

Tyler Walantis
Striped Bass – 11.30 lbs.

Black Sea Bass Award

Presented to the OAC angler who lands the heaviest Black Sea Bass in any OAC tournament.

2023 Recipients

Matt Trotto
4.50 lbs.

Larry Coggeshall Award

A perpetual award to honor the contributions of Larry Coggeshall, longtime member. The award is presented annually to the OAC’s ‘Lady Angler’ who records the largest combined weight of one Striped Bass and one Bluefish in an OAC sponsored tournament.

2023 Recipient

Libby Jaxtimer
22.20 lbs.

OAC Derby Adult Leaderboard

PLACE POINTS PARTICIPANT NAME
1 47 Carolyn O'Shaughnessy
2 21 Sam Jaxtimer
3 16 Richard Trifone
4 10 Matt Trotto
5 10 David Tokla
6 10 Brian Clay
7 10 Bob Lewis
8 6 Shawn Daley
9 6 E.J. Jaxtimer

OAC Derby Youth Leaderboard

PLACE POINTS PARTICIPANT NAME
1 73 Tyler Walantis
2 12 Addie Vecchione
3 10 David Fidyrch
4 5 Ryan Swaylik
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