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Tilghman Man Catches Tagged Fish Worth $100 In Merchandise From Clyde’s Sport Shop In Baltimore
TILGHMAN — David Daisey of Tilghman has caught the first sponsored fish of the Maryland $1,000,000 Fishing Challenge. On June 17, Daisy caught a 25-inch striped bass (tag #8) near the Sharps Island Lighthouse. The fish was sponsored by Clyde’s Sport Shop located at 2307 Hammonds Ferry Road in Baltimore. Daisey won a $100 gift certificate to the store for his catch.
“I caught the tagged fish the same day the fishing party I was with won a fishing tournament and another $900,” said Daisey. “What a day great day of fishing on the Bay!”
There are 94 fish sponsored by 21 different stores, organizations and charter boat operators in the Maryland $1,000,000 Fishing Challenge and the prize for each is worth at least $100. Prizes include gift certificates to bait and tackle shops, full day charter fishing trips, discounts on charter trips and even $500 in cash!
Clyde's Sport Shop has been serving the greater Baltimore fishing and hunting community for decades and maintains a loyal following of customers. The same "old time" feel from years ago still exists today at Clyde’s. Customers can stop in to buy bait and tackle for their next fishing trip and quickly enter into a friendly conversation about where to go fishing and what the best techniques might be. Owners Clyde and Bill Blamberg are always there to lend their expertise on fishing in Maryland.
The Maryland $1,000,000 Fishing Challenge is sponsored by Boater’s World and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED). All catches, including a photo of the angler with his or her fish, can be found on http://www.dnr.maryland.gov/fish4cash/.
June 20, 2005
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