2008 - 2018: VBAC Top Female Angler of the Year

SIX-time recipient Expert angler for the state of Virginia, Achieved Master Angler Level II for the state of Virginia

2010: Beth received Angler of the year for Female & Top Angler categories for the NAC2011 - 2012:   Beth was awarded overall Release Angler of the year for NAC

2011 - 2013: Beth proceeded to earn Release Angler of the Year for the VBAC for three consecutive years in a row

2014 2017: Beth achieved Angler of the year, Release Angler of the year & Overall Weight Angler of the year for the NAC  Four Consecutive years in a row

2015 Beth received overall Release Angler of the year for the VBAC



2006:  Beth broke the Portsmouth Anglers Club record for largest American eel caught by a club member. Her eel was 9 lbs. 3oz. & 54"

2010:  Registered12 Virginia citations in eight different species.  In 2011, NAC board voted and removed the separate female category

 2011 to current:  Beth holds the current Golden Tilefish club record at the VBAC with her 41 lb. golden tilefish

2012 to 2016:  The first woman in the state of Virginia to be appointed and to hold a seat as a Recreational Angler Representative on the Virginia Marine Resources Commission's Finfish Management Advisory Committee.

2015:  Beth caught 25 Virginia registered state citations in 8 different species in a one year time period 

2017:  Beth Achieved a Master Angler II for the state of Virginia


Media Experience:

2009 - 2011:  Two fishing articles were written about Beth Synowiec by Lee Tolliver in the Off the Hook column of the Virginia Pilot. Lee discusses in both articles her passion, preparation and skill for saltwater fishing

A third article was also written daughter Katie catching citation tautog with mom and dad while recovering from the H1N1 flu

2010:  Jim Baugh Outdoors TV filmed Beth & Kevin Synowiec for a rockfish / tautog episode on their boat the ClassicRockfish.

2010:  Jim Baugh also taped a show with the Rudee Tours. Trip was a primarily a seabass trip, but Beth was specifically targeting a citation flounder to achieve her first expert angler award for the state. Beth met her goal and caught a 26 ½ inch citation flounder which she safely releases back into the water during the show taping. Jim Baugh Outdoors TV

2011:  Beth and Kevin Synowiec make the cover of Chesapeake Angler Magazine holding their  golden tilefish.

2011 - 2014:  Beth worked for the Chesapeake Angler Magazine. Advertising sales representative

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Penn’s Big Water Adventures TV show with host Mark Davis. 12 Anglers chosen by Mark Davis and Captain Skip Feller to fish aboard Skip’s boat the Rudee Angler for an offshore sea bass, and tilefish show. Beth Synowiec one of the twelve anglers chosen managed to catch the first citation blueline of the day for the trip. Shortly after other anglers start catching citation bluelines and a few other fun species for great fun aboard the Rudee Angler. The show aired January 2014 on the Outdoors Channel.

2018 George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing Episode 4 of the 2018 series. George comes to Virginia Beach VA to fish with Beth in pursuit of large Golden tilefish. George Poveromo catches his largest golden tilefish to date 33 pounds 4 ounces, a Virginia citation, while fishing with local pro Beth Synowiec who guides him through the Norfolk Canyon.


Beth and husband Kevin Synowiec, have given sheepshead and tautog discussions at fishing clubs such as NAC, Bull Island & CVSFA , & PAC.

Beth has also done previous fishing presentations at the VBAC, NAC, Great Bridge, Peninsula Anglers Clubs as well as seminars at Bass Pro Shop, & Boaters World.

Beth has worked with George Poveromo as one of his seminar instructors for the National Saltwater Seminar Series for the following panels:

Jan 2016 for the sheepshead, tautog and red drum panels in Hampton, VA

Feb 2017 for the Tautog, Red drum, Tilefish/wreck fishing, and Cobia panels in Arunde, MD

Jan 2018 Blueline, Golden Tilefish, Deep Dropping and Tautog Panels in Hampton VA