b"More Mounts &Bouncer, Bogdan's Tackle Helps Kids Burgees.Longtime WPBFC members and Penn Pro Staffers Capt. Bouncer Ebersold'sSmith of Miami Beach, and Capt. cobia Greg Bogdan of North Palm Beach, have made some notable donations of new and used tackle to our annual Marine Yard Sale.Bouncer has been donating tackle for years.This The next time you are at a clubyear his donation filled a full size pickup meeting you might notice a few newtruck!The popular one-day sale is a fund-fish mounts and burgees.Longtimeraising event for the clubs charitable founda-clubmemberRichardWoodytion, which produces programs like Rods & Wood has donated his trophy permitReels for Kids and the annual Kid's Fishing mount.Woodys permit, caught inDays for underserved children in ourCooper (l) & Brodie (r) Bolen and 2015 off Marathon in the Florida Keys,community.Anything for the kids,their dad Greg recently spent a day weighed 41 pounds and remains thesaysBounceron the water fishing with Bouncer (c) All Time Club Record in the 20 Gen- Bogdanwhohasbeenand his mate, Abe (top left w/ fish). eral tackle category.Im just glad& hisknown to lead boys. plenty of young anglers to memorable catches and more this beautiful fish can be shared withthan a few world records.After a legendary career on everyone.It certainly was a memo- the water, Bouncer will retire this summer.Capt. Greg rable catch, said Woody.In additionBogdan, who also donated a truck load worth of gear, is to Woodys permit, another impressiveno stranger to taking kids fishing either.As a father of club record mount has landed at thetwo boys, Greg has inspired numerous young anglers to WPBFC.A 100-pound cobia caught inspend more time on the water.I just like supporting the 2011 by Kevin Ebersold now gracesclub. I have a storage unit full of this stuff and its time to the clubs north wall.Kevins mas- clean house.Im sure it will all find a good home, said sive cobia holds the 50 General tackleBogdan.Thank you to both Bouncer & Greg for always being so supportive!record.A variety of nautical burgees have also been added to the clubRemembering Buddy Tuppenrafters.Through theyearstheThe South Florida angling and boating community WPBFC has be- lost a well known and respected figure earlier this come a repositoryyear, Sherman Buddy Tuppen, Jr.He was a third for fish mounts,generation Floridian, avid hunter, fisherman, race vintage photos,boat driver, pilot, inventor and a dear friend to many. antiquetackleBuddy belonged to the WPBFC for over 57 years and and related localJohn Smolikwas among our clubs most tenured members.He wasMarilyn & Buddy fishing memora- donated thisalso one of our most supportive, both as a dedicatedTuppenbilia.The clubsLake Chelanvolunteer at events like the Marine Yard Sale, Silver Sailfish Derby and the historicdcorYacht Club burgee Awards BBQ & Auction, and as a valued community sponsor through his store has prompted increased visits fromTuppens Marine & Tackle.For decades local anglers, fishing tackle reps, local school groups, film crews andmarine industry vendors, and others who visited Tuppens iconic shop in Lake tourists.We gratefully acknowledgeWorth were often the beneficiaries of Buddys great stories and good humor. This all those who have made contributionswas particularly the case on days when you caught Buddy, his brother Ron and over the years, helping us preserveBud Tyska all together egging each other on from behind their closely situated Palm Beach Countys sport fishing his- desks.Buddys Open Door policy was valued by many and no doubt helped tory and making our clubhouse such ahim develop such close unique destination. Buddy (c) with a group of 2016 Derby volunteers relationships with his customers and friends. The WPBFC is grate-ful for Buddy Tuppens unwaveringsupport through the years.We Woody's permit will miss his infectious smile and laughter.T ighTL inesB uLLeTin- s pring2020 9"