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Current Proposals & 2015 Review

* indicates the project is also under review by CFAB/MFIF

First Cycle 2017 Review

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

0417-01 A: 2018 Knights of Columbus Annual Kids Fishing

Greg Brown, Knights of Columbus $7,500.00

0417-02 B: 2018 Hope House & Oak Grove Nursing Home

Joseph Stephenson; George Reich, Great Bridge Fisherman’s Association $3,825.00

0417-03 C: 2018 Saxis and Morley's Wharf Children’s Fishing

Fred Chemi, Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club $2,200.00

0417-04 D: 2018 Virginia Beach Anglers Club/Seton Youth

Robert Burstein, Virginia Beach Anglers Club $2,500.00

0417-05 E: 2018 Norfolk Youth Head Boat Fishing Trip

James “Ike” Eisenhower, Norfolk Anglers Club $1,200.00

0417-06 F: 2018 Children's Fishing Clinic

Rob Cowling, Newport News Rotary Club and Coastal Conservation Association-Peninsula $7,500.00

0417-07 G: 2018 Kiwanis Club Children's Fishing Clinic

Wesley Brown, Capital District Kiwanis Club $7,500.00

0417-08 H: 2018 Sunshine Children's Fishing Program

Denny Dobbins, Portsmouth Anglers Club/Sunshine Program $9,904.00

0417-09 I: Wormley Creek Waterfront Improvements

Bonnie Fitz, York County $240,082.00

0417-10 J: Clontz Park Boat Ramp-Additional Funding Request

Peter Stephenson, Town of Smithfield $393,185.00

0417-11 K: Marine Sportfish Collection Project, Year 11

Adam Kenyon, VMRC $12,000.00

0417-12 L: Virginia Game Fish Tagging (Year 25)

Susanna Musick (VIMS), Lewis Gillingham (VMRC) $82,971.00

0417-13 M: *Estimating Relative Abundance of Young-of-Year American Eel in the Virginia Tributaries of Chesapeake Bay (Yr 15)

Mary Fabrizio, Troy Tuckey, VIMS $46,960 ($22,650 from VSRFDF, and $22,650 from MFIF)

0417-14 N: Federal Assistance (Sportfish Restoration) Matching Funds, Federal FY 2018

Robert O’Reilly, VMRC $236,828.00

0417-15 O: Quantifying the Economic and Behavioral Effects of Alternative Regulatory Measures in Virginia’s Recreational Cobia (Rachycentron

Andrew Scheld $44864.00



Second Cycle 2016 Review

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

0616-01 A: 2017 Knights of Columbus Annual Kids Fishing Day (Year 30)  

Greg Brown $7,510.85

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-02 B: 2017 Hope House & Oak Grove Nursing Home Fishing Excursions and Clinics  

Joseph Stephenson; George Reich; Great Bridge Fisherman's Association $3,825.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-03 C: C 2017 Saxis and Morley's Wharf Children’s Fishing and Conservation Educational Outings  

Fred Chemi, Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club $2,100.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-04 D: 2017 Virginia Beach Anglers Club/Seton Youth Shelter Children’s Fishing Trip  

Robert Burstein, Virginia Beach Anglers Club $2,500.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-05 E: 2017 Norfolk Youth Head Boat Fishing Trip  

James "Ike" Eisenhower, Norfolk Anglers Club $1,200.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-06 F: 2017 Children's Fishing Clinic  

Rob Cowling, Newport News Rotary Club and Coastal Conservation Association-Peninsula $7,500.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-07 G: 2017 Kiwanis Club Children's Fishing Clinic  

Wesley Brown, Capital District Kiwanis Club $7,500.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-08 H: 2017 Sunshine Children's Fishing Program  

Denny Dobbins, Portsmouth Anglers Club/Sunshine Program $11,550.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-09 I: Northumberland County Dredging of Lodge Landing Public Boat Ramp  

Luttrell Tadlock, Northumberland County $22,500.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-10 J: Genetic analysis of the distinctiveness of Cobia, Rachycentron canadum, from Chesapeake Bay  

Jan McDowell, VIMS $89,681.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-11 K: Understanding the Virginia Cobia Stock through Analysis of Trophy Fish  

Kevin Weng, VIMS $63,249.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

0616-12 L: Quantifying the Economic and Behavioral Effects of Alternative Regulatory Measures in Virginia’s Recreational Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) Fishery  

Andrew Scheld, VIMS $103,986.00

approved for funding at the November 2016 Commission meeting

First Cycle 2016 Review

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

1215-01: York River Stewardship Marine Habitat Enhancement Project  

M. Steen $37,000.00

  Withdrawn by the applicant  

1215-02: Colonial Beach Public Boat Ramp  

B. McHugh $119,625.00

  Withdrawn by the applicant  

1215-03: Fort Monroe Finger Pier Renovation  

G. Oder $240,675.00

  RFAB voted against funding May 9, 2016; Commission approved funding May 24, 2016  

1215-04: Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program (Year 23)  

S. Musick, L. Gillingham $82,931.00

  RFAB voted in favor of funding May 9, 2016; Commission approved funding May 24, 2016  

1215-05: Estimating Relative Abundance of Young-of-year American Eel in the Virginia Tributaries of Chesapeake Bay (Year 14)  

M. Fabrizio, T. Tuckey $46,900.00

  RFAB voted in favor of funding May 9, 2016; Commission approved funding May 24, 2016  

1215-06: Federal Assistance (Sportfish Restoration) Matching Funds, Federal FY 2017  

R. O'Reilly $165,131.50

  RFAB voted in favor of funding May 9, 2016; Commission approved funding May 24, 2016  

1215-07: A Brief Guide to the Ecology and Managment of Striped Bass  

M. Fabrizio $39,060.00

  RFAB voted in favor of funding May 9, 2016; Commission approved funding May 24, 2016  


Second Cycle 2015 Review

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

0615-01: Kids Fishing Day  

Greg Brown $7,656.28

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-02: GBFA  

Joseph Stephenson $5,100.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-03: CICBA Fishing Day  

Captain Charlie Koski $1,483.00

  withdrawn by applicant  

0615-04: ESAC  

David A. Page $2,000

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-05: PAC Sunshine  

Denny Dobbins $7,904.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-06: NAC  

Ned Smith $1,200.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-07: Kids Fishing Clinic-Rotary and CCA  

Robert Cowling $7,500.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-08: Kids Fishing Clinic - Kiwanis  

Wesley Brown $7,500.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-09: VBAC Seton House  

Robert Burstein $2,500.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-10: Middlesex fishing derby  

Dave Cryer / Jackie Wake $10,000.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-11: Smithfield  

Peter Stephenson $407,200.00

  Commission approved funding December 8, 2015  

0615-12: Town Point_DGIF  

Phillip Lownes $75,000.00

  RFAB recommended expedited funding, September 14, 2015; Commission approved, September 22,2015  

0615-13: Fox Hill_DGIF  

Phillip Lownes $137,500.00

  RFAB recommended expedited funding, September 14, 2015; Commission approved, September 22,2015  

0615-14: West Point_DGIF  

Phillip Lownes $109,215.00

  RFAB recommended expedited funding, September 14, 2015; Commission approved, September 22,2015  

First Cycle 2015 Review

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

1214-01: Mathews County East River Boat Yard Fishing Pier  

Mindy Moran $253,000.00

withdrawn by applicant    

1214-02: Portsmouth City Park Fishing Pier  

Dr. Wanda Gill $200,000.00

withdrawn by applicant    

1214-03: Cherry Point Reef Completion

Dan Hill $4,816.89

withdrawn by applicant    

1214-04: VGFTP 2016 joint application

Susanna Musick $80,893.00

RFAB approved; May 2015 Commission approved.    

1214-05: VIMS Eel Propsal 2016 RFAB

Mary C. Fabrizio $53,158.00

RFAB approved; May 2015 Commission approved.    

1214-06: Match Funds FFY16

Robert O’Reilly $338,925.00

RFAB approved; May 2015 Commission approved.    

1214-07: 

RFAB approved; May 2015 Commission approved.    

1214-08: Calibration Study of Seine Surveys

Mary C. Fabrizio $78,022.00

RFAB approved; May 2015 Commission approved.    

1214-09: Speckled trout temperature selectivity

Eric Hilton $55,708.00

RFAB approved; May 2015 Commission approved.    

2nd Cycle Multi-Year Projects for 2015 Renewal

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

0614-01A:  28th Knights of Columbus Annual Kids Fishing Day

Greg Brown $8,037.01

RFAB recommended funding

0614-02B:  2015 Hope House & Oak Grove Nursing Home Fishing Excursions and Clinics

Joseph Stephenson; George Reich, Great Bridge Fisherman’s Association

$3,825

RFAB recommended funding
0614-03C:  2015 Chincoteague Island Charter Boat Association “Take a Kid Fishing Day"

Charlie Koski, Chincoteague Island Charter Boat Association

$1,469

RFAB recommended funding
0614-04D:  7th Annual Youth Developmental "Hooked on Fishing" Adventure  Bob Hewlett, Bob Pride, Virginia Charter Boat Association

$13,210

  

 withdrawn by applicant

0614-05E:  2015 ESVAC Children’s Fishing Conservation and Educational Outings (Saxis and Morley's Wharf Fishing Piers) David Page, Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club

$2,000

RFAB recommended funding
0614-06F:  2015 Sunshine Children's Fishing Program (Year 13) 
Denny Dobbins, Portsmouth Angler Club/Sunshine Program

$8,450

RFAB recommended funding
0614-07G:  2015 Norfolk Youth Head Boat Fishing Trip (Year 4) Ned Smith, Norfolk Anglers Club $1,160 RFAB recommended funding
0614-08H:  2014 Children's Fishing Clinic (Year 18) Rob Cowling, Newport News Rotary Club and Coastal Conservation Association-Peninsula $7,500 RFAB recommended funding
0614-09I:  2015 Kiwanis Club Children's Fishing Clinic (Year 14) Wesley Brown, Capital District Kiwanis Club $7,500 RFAB recommended funding
0614-10J:  2015 Virginia Beach Anglers Club/Seton Youth Shelter Children’s Fishing Trip Robert Burstein, Virginia Beach Anglers Club $2,300 RFAB recommended funding
0614-11K:  King and Queen County Recreational Fishing Pier and Non-power Boat Access (Mattaponi River) Thomas Swartzwelder, King & Queen County $136,853.25 The RFAB did not approve the project, based on the fact that the project does not provide substantial benefits to the saltwater recreational angler, as required by Virginia Code 28.2-303.3, and because the project is located in a currently designated freshwater area and requires a freshwater fishing license.
0614-12L:  Mathews County East River Boat Yard Fishing Pier Mindy Moran, Mathews County $33,000 withdrawn by applicant
0614-13M:  Virginia Game Fish Tagging (Year 21) S. Musick, L. Gillingham, VIMS and VMRC. $78,536 RFAB recommended funding
*0614-14N:  2015 Estimating Relative Abundance of Young-of-Year American Eel in the Virginia Tributaries of Chesapeake Bay (Yr 13) M. Fabrizio, T. Tuckey, VIMS $59,530. ($29,765 from VSRFDF, and $29,765 from MFIF) RFAB recommended funding
*0614-15O:  Federal Assistance (Wallop-Breaux) Matching Funds, Federal FY 2015 R. O’Reilly, VMRC $338,925. ($290,507 from VSRFDF, and $48,418 from MFIF) RFAB recommended funding
0614-16P:  Speckled trout, Cynoscion nebulosus, in Virginia: are genetic differences temporally stable? J. McDowell, S. Musick, VIMS $62,791 RFAB recommended funding
0614-17Q:  Virginia Fishing Pier Partner Program: A Pilot Project. S. Barco, Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center Foundation S. Barco, Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center Foundation $38,095 withdrawn by applicant



1st Cycle Multi-Year Projects for 2014 Renewal

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

1213-01A:  2014 Knights of Columbus Annual Kids Fishing Day (Year 27th)

Greg Brown $8,204.30

    RFAB recommended funding

1213-02B:  2014 Hope House & Oak Grove Nursing Home Fishing Excursions and Clinics

Joseph Stephenson; George Reich, Great Bridge Fisherman’s Association

$4,425

   RFAB recommended funding
1213-03C:  2014 Chincoteague Island Charter Boat Association “Take a Kid Fishing Day"

Charlie Koski, Chincoteague Island Charter Boat Association

$2,270

  RFAB recommended funding
1213-04D:  2014 Youth Developmental "Hooked on Fishing" Adventure (Year 7) Bob Hewlett, Bob Pride, Virginia Charter Boat Association

$13,210

  RFAB recommended funding

 

1213-05E:  2014 Saxis and Morley's Wharf Fishing Piers Youth Fishing Tournaments (Year 13) Allen Evans, Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club

$2,000

RFAB recommended funding
1213-06F:  2014 Sunshine Children's Fishing Program (Year 12) 
Denny Dobbins, Portsmouth Angler Club/Sunshine Program

$7,194

RFAB recommended funding
1213-07G:  2014 Norfolk Youth Head Boat Fishing Trip (Year 3) Ned Smith, Norfolk Anglers Club $1,115 RFAB recommended funding
1213-08H:  2014 Children's Fishing Clinic (Year 17) Rob Cowling, Newport News Rotary Club and Coastal Conservation Association-Peninsula $7,500 RFAB recommended funding
1213-09I:  2014 Kiwanis Club Children's Fishing Clinic (Year 13) Wesley Brown, Capital District Kiwanis Club $7,500 RFAB recommended funding

1st Cycle New Projects for 2014

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

1213-10J:  2014 Virginia Beach Anglers Club/Seton Youth Shelter Children’s Fishing Trip

Robert Burstein, Virginia Beach Anglers Club
$2,870 

  RFAB recommended partial funding

 

 


2nd Cycle Multi-Year Projects for 2013 Renewal

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

0613-01 A: Virginia Game Fish Tagging (Year 20)

Susanna Musick and Lewis Gillingham $77,672

RFAB recommended funding, November 18, 2013

*0613-02 B: 2014 Estimating Relative Abundance of Young-of-Year American Eel in the Virginia Tributaries of Chespeake Bay (Yr12)

Dr. Mary Fabrizio and Dr. Tory Tuckey

 

$51,676

RFAB recommended funding, November 18, 2013      
0613-03 C:  Federal Assistance (Wallop-Breaux) Matching Funds, Federal FY 2014

Rob O'Reilly

$301,704

 

RFAB recommended funding, November 18, 2013
*0613-04 D:  Cooperative (VMRC, VA Tech, ASMFC) Efforts to Utilize Alternative Methods for the Upcoming Stock Assessment of Weakfish Robert L. O’Reilly, Dr. Yan Jiao Virginia, Dr. Patrick Campfield

 

$20,000

 

RFAB recommended funding, November 18, 2013

2nd Cycle New Projects for 2013

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

0613-05 E: Town of Saxis Pier Enhancement Project

Darryl Nixon $49,600

WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT

0613-06 F: Patterns in Prey Selectivity of Key Sportfishes in Chesapeake Bay

Dr. Robert Latour and Dr. John Graves

$38,446

RFAB did not recommend funding (vote to approve failed 3 in favor and 4 opposed), November 18, 2013The Commission voted to fund the project, December 10, 2013

0613-07 G:  Genetic Investigation into the Distinctiveness of Tautog, Tautoga onitis, off the Coast of Virginia

Dr. Jan McDowell, Dr. Hamish Small, Dr. John Graves, and  Dr. Kimberly Reece

$76,031

 

RFAB recommended funding, November 18, 2013

0613-08 H:  Speckled Trout, Cynoscion Nebulosus, in Virginia:  Are These Fish Genetically Distinct? Dr. Jane McDowell, Dr. John Graves, Susanna Musick and Thomas Murray $70,005

 

RFAB recommended funding, November 18, 2013

 

1st Cycle Multi-Year Projects for 2013 Renewal

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

1212-01 A:  2013 CICBA "Take a Kid Fishing Day"

Charlie Koski,
Chincoteague Island Charter Boat Association
$2,088.65

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013

1212-02 B:  2013 Knights of Columbus Annual Kids Fishing Day (Year 26th) Greg Brown

$7,437.80

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013
1212-03 C:  2013 Hope House & Oak Grove Nursing Home Fishing Excursions and Clinics

Paul Anderson, Great Bridge Fisherman’s Association

$5,925.00

 

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013
1212-04 D:  2013 Youth Developmental "Hooked on Fishing" Adventure (Year 6)

Bob Hewlett, Bob Pride, Virginia Charter Boat Association

$12,960.00

 

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013
1212-05 E:  2013 Saxis and Morley's Wharf Fishing Piers Youth Fishing Tournaments (Year 12) Allen Evans, Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club $2,000.00

 

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013
1212-06 F:  2013 Sunshine Children's Fishing Program (Year 11) Denny Dobbins, Portsmouth Angler Club/Sunshine Program $7,725.00

 

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013
1212-07 G:  *Item G was withdrawn by the applicant      

  Withdrawn

 

Research Projects for 2013

Project Proposals

Applicant Amount

 Results

1212-01 H:  Restoration of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Habitat in Chesapeake Bay and the Virginia Coastal Bays

Robert Orth

 

$148,286.00

 

RFAB approved 8-0, May 13, 2013

 

Written Public Comment

Coastal Conservation Association Virginia, Artificial Reefs Funding and Development

Peninsula Saltwater Sport Fisherman's Association, Inc., 2013 Budget

Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club, Saxis Fishing Pier Reconstruction

Tidewater Anglers Club, "Speckled Trout, Cynoscion Nebulous, in Virginia:  are these fish genetically distinct?"

Coastal Conservation Association Virginia, 2013 and 2014 2nd Cycle Projects

Archive

Peninsula Saltwater Sport Fisherman’s Association, Inc., Projects Renewal 2012 Comment

Chincoteague Charter Boat Association Youth Fishing Day Comment

Coastal Conservation Association Virginia, Projects Renewal 2013 Comment

2012 Proposals and Results

 

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