Neck Team Wins Big
Matt Oliff, Jessica Oliff and Fred Jett hold their winning fish.
It was the father, daughter and uncle team called Reel Comfort from the Northern Neck that scored big in the Contender Cup Striper Tournament held at the Bay Creek Resort Marina in Cape Charles, VA on December 20, 2008. Thirteen-year-old Jessica Oliff of Warsaw reeled in the winning 55.17-pound striper. She was real excited when her uncle Fred Jett netted her fish, but more excited when she realized that the fish helped her dad Matt Oliffs team win $3200 in over all prize money, $1620 $100 winner take all Calcutta and $320 in Chris Bait and Tackle small boat challenge under 23 feet.
winner, Robert Hughes fishing his boat Bigmama from Henderson,
North Carolina brought a 46.31-pound striper to the scale to finish
second. Rick Handly of Hampton, VA and his Crew of Split Decision
finished third with a 41.88-pound. Fourth place went to AJ Marchigiani
also of Hampton, VA and his crew of Sand Man 2 with a 41.65-pound
fish. Rounding out the top five was Jamie Judy of team Amazing
Grace also winning the Chesapeake Angler Magazine live release
division with a fish that was 41.19-pounds.
1st place........ Matt Oliff........ 55.17........
Chris Bait and Tackle Small Boat Challenge
Chesapeake Angler Magazine Live Release division
100 CALCUTTA winner take all