Michael Brinsfield is the Brunswick County Bassmasters’ 2009 Angler of the Year.
Brinsfield, the club president, scored the most points during the 12-tournament season.
The award states he was recognized “for outstanding performance in the field of bass fishing as the club’s number one fisherman.”
The club also recognized Ed Nelson with the Lunker of the Year award. Nelson caught a 5.55-pound bass March 28 at Cooper River in South Carolina.