In recent years, Charles County residents Danny Moffatt and his sons, Danny Moffatt Jr. and Justin Moffatt, have turned father-son fishing adventures from a genuine weekend hobby to a form of serious competition.
Last last month during a local fishing tournament on the Potomac River, long one of their favorite locations to fish, Danny Moffatt and Danny Moffatt Jr. were winners during the first day of competition, then Justin Moffatt took first place on the second day. All three have their sights set on the Bash Fishing National Championships next April in Alabama, although to this point they have resisted the longterm lure of turning professional.
“It was great being able to compete in that tournament and have me and both of my sons take first place,” said Danny Moffatt, a Hughesville resident who graduated from Oxon Hill High School in Prince George’s County. “We’ve always enjoyed fishing, but we’re also really competitive.”
His eldest son, Danny…