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The Ancient City Game Fish Association (ACGFA)

The Ancient City Game Fish Association (ACGFA) was organized in 1958. We currently have approximately 130 Members, 6 Honorary Members, and 9 Lifetime Members. Our membership year is from June 1st to May 30th. Dues are $50 a year for a Membership. For new members only, dues are ½ price from December 1st to May 30th. 

The purposes of this organization are to promote the sport of fishing in this area and do whatever is in our power to improve fishing grounds and facilities in the area. 

The ACGFA is very family oriented. We have annual fishing awards for Boats-of-the-Year (inshore and offshore) and Anglers-of-the-Year (Men, Women, Junior (age 8 to 16) and Small-fry (7 and under). 

In addition, there are fishing tournaments for various species almost every month as well as two fish fry/cook-out events, a Christmas Party for the family, and the End of Year Awards/Membership Dinner. Our meetings are conducted at the St. Augustine Shrine Club, 250 1st Street, St. Augustine, Florida. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. with a social hour and the general meeting starts at 7:30. We usually have snacks and a speaker and a "Kids Club" for young anglers. Guests are welcome.

2014 Annual Ancient City Game Fish Challenge




The Ancient City Game Fish Association is proud to announce our annual tournament. The Ancient City Game Fish Challenge, formerly known as the Kingfish Challenge will be held at the NEFMA on July 11th-13th.  Once again this year there will be a two day  SKA sanctioned Kingfish Tournament along with an Inshore Tournament.  Junior Anglers will have there chance on Friday July 11th, with the main tournament on July 12th and 13th.  

The Ancient City Game Fish Challenge will be fished this year in memory of Jerad Revels.  Jered Revels was a local high school student, who tragically lost his life this year while working on his family farm prior to school one morning.  Jerad Revels was a well rounded young man, who loved the outdoors and his family.  Please come out and support this great event to celebrate the life of Jerad Revels, further details to follow.

Please see the Ancient City Game Fish Challenge Tournament Page for additional information, and sign up sheets. 


August Meeting:

Our Next Meeting:  Our next General Meeting will be August 19th the meeting will be held at B&B Trailers and Accessories Inc. at 2855 US 1 South,  904.829.6855. They will be hosting our club to show off their new facility. Social begins at 6:00 with light food, drinks, and door prizes. B&B supports our fishing community throughout the year with numerous contributions to not for profit tournaments and charitable fund raisers. T-Shirts: Robert will have 2014 Challenge t-shirts and tanks at the August meeting.  Get them while supplies last. The Board of Director’s meetings are listed on the address page of this newsletter.  Members are welcomed to the Board meeting. 

Membership Info:   All memberships are due. Membership year is June 1st thru May 31st.  Dues are $50.00. A membership includes a spouse or “significant other” and their dependent(s) under 19 years old.

New locaton: Oldest City Bait and Tackle has moved to a new location.  The new address is 1949 A1A South.  This is location at the corner of 312 and A1A.  Their phone number is (904) 461-0244.  Please make a note of this change and go by and check the new shop out.


June Meeting:

Our Next Meeting is the Membership & Awards Dinner:  The annual membership dinner and year-end awards dinner is Saturday, June 21st at the St. Augustine Shrine Club, 250 1st St.  The Board meetings are listed on the address page of this newsletter.  Members are welcomed to the Board meeting.  Note: Due to the Kingfish Challenge (July 10th thru 13th) there is no General Meeting scheduled for July. Our next General Meeting will be August 19th.

April Meeting:

The April meeting of the Ancient City Game Fish Association will be on Tuesday, April 15th at the Fish Bites Company, 56 South Dixie Highway. Times and additional information will be announced when available.  Should be a great event!

Officers and Board of Directors are:

President: Chip Whitfield - Vice-President: Matthew Morse - Treasurer: Linda Manucy - Secretary: Stephanie Burt

Board Members: Angie Ashton - Rick Mackey - Kelly Burres - Jason Schofield - Richie Van Kirk -

Past President: Donna Frantz

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge- In Memory of Jerad Revels:

RESULTS for 2014:

Boat Name: Weight (lbs)
1.  Reel Quick 90.25
2. Total Chaos 82.55
3.  Preventive Maintenance 76.90
4.  Crawfish 74.80
5.  Second Chance 72.95
6.  Bam Bam 63.45
7.  Salty Dawg 62.95
8.  Fish Buster
9.  Salt Theray
10. Double K 50.20

The Back water Challenge 2014:

Single Red Fish


 1.  Ruth Jordan              7.50

 2. Jim Price                     7.25

 3. Brian Suousa Jr.         6.95

 4. Rich Mackey                6.75

 5. Jesse Blassingame     6.17

 6. David Kilgore               6.05


I would like to thank all of the anglers that came out to fish the tournament, it was a great turn out and I hope everyone enjoyed themselves.  Also, I would like to thank all of the volunteers who helped with the planning and execution of the tournament without each and everyone of you it would not have been successful.  

We have already started the planning for the 2015 Ancient City Game Fish Challenge and hope to see each and everyone of you back next year.  We had fun this year and will definately continue that next year.

Tournament Director

Matt Morse  





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Upcoming ACGFA Membership Meeting

Kingfish Challenge - July 12th -13th
ALL CASH TOURNAMENT! First Place: $10,000! Ten prize categories. Based on 100 boats one prize will be paid for every 10 boats. Prizes will be adjusted up or down based on actual number of paid entries.
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