Congratulations to Mike Floyd, Pete Bergman, Dan Fuller, Tammy Ramsell Baldwin and Honorable mention to Bill Evans! Captions explaining each photo are at the bottom of the
photo when "opened". President Miles McDonald (on the left in each picture) presents the Awards.
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March 15, 2012: Chapter #57, Muskies Inc. President, Norm Dillon, presented some spectacular trophies to 3 anglers for their accomplishments in the past
season; 2011. Three of these beautiful 25"-28" trophies are the same ones used in the PMTT (Professional Musky Tournament Trail)
MIKE FLOYD: For the FOURTH year (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011), Mike won Angler of the Year, with an amazing 1,548 total inches from 44
Tiger Muskies (all released to grow bigger). He also took home the Lunker of the Year, for biggest fish: a hefty 48.5 inch long x 23.5 girth inch Tiger Muskie from Merwin Reservoir.
DAN FULLER: Garnered his first TIGER PAC Trophy for Tournament Champion, for the biggest number of inches of fish caught during
The Golden Bucket Award goes to the winning Chapter between 57 & 60. It is a humble, yet coveted, specially designed trophy that is earned by one of the two Muskies,
Inc. Chapters in Washington each year at Curlew Lake. Past CH. 60 President Craig Dowdy, designed and built the award, patterned after the old and much revered, M.I. "Bucket Trophy" from the 40+
Chapters Challunge in the Midwest, held annually. Dan Fuller caught two (85.75 total inches) fish at the Curlew T., which ensured a win for the Chapter in the good-natured, cross-state rivalry with
Chapter 60, Spokane. Perry also shared in the Golden Bucket celebration by adding his 43.5 tiger at Curlew. (Challunge Total for CH.57: 129.85 inches).
PERRY PETERSON: Past International Muskies, Inc. Vice-President, Past Chapter President and helped pioneer the 1st & 2nd
M.I. Chapters in Wa., was awarded the Sportsman of the Year Award for his continued dedication to the Chapter and for his steadfast integrity in ensuring its success. Until he was recently
injured, he sustained personal contacts with 38 sponsors and acquired hundreds of donations, not the least of which is the 51.5 LAX Fiberglass Reproduction, which is proudly on display at the
Chapter's main events throughout the year.
Chapter #57 of Muskies, Inc. presented Jack with a plaque and this surprise video, below. Special thanks Sharon, who provided the photos for video:)