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2014 Tournaments

Spring 2014 - 13th Annual Simply Bassing

Spring 2014 - FHQ Spring Striper Side Bet
- May 3rd to June 29th, 2014
- NO BOAT TOURNAMENT

10th Annual LBI Cup Striped Bass Tournament
- May 23-24, 2014
- BOAT TOURNAMENT

7th Annual Striper Shootout Striped Bass Tournament
- June 14th, 2014
- BOAT TOURNAMENT


Berkley Striper Club Spring Tournament

JCAA Fluke Tournament

2014 Annual Hook ‘n Ladder Fluke Tournament & BBQ

Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company will again be hosting their Annual Hook ‘n Ladder Fluke Tournament followed by the Hook ‘n Hog BBQ & Beer dinner. All proceeds benefit the Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company.

2014 Annual Hook ‘n Ladder FLUKE TOURNAMENT
Fluke Tournament entry forms and more detailed information, please visit us at www.hooknladdertournament.com 
Captain’s Meeting Day & Time: Friday July 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Captain’s Meeting Where: Dutchman's Brauhau, 2500 E Bay Ave., Manahawkin, NJ 08050 (Cedar Bonnet Island) Phn: 609.494.6910
Fishing Day & Time: Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Weigh-In Day & Time: Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Two Locations - Use either one)
Weigh-In Location #1: Causeway Boat Rentals Manahawkin, NJ 08050 (on Route 72 outbound causeway) Phn: 609.494.1371
Weigh-In Location #2: Toni G's Marina, 491 East Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ 08005 Phn: 609.698.8581

2014 Annual Hook ‘n Ladder BBQ
Don’t fish? Don’t worry! You and your family are still welcome to attend our Annual Hook ‘n Hog BBQ & Beer. This years BBQ features a popular local band, Billy Walton Band. Enjoy their music during our pig roast buffet complete with beer, wine, soda & prizes. BBQ Tickets are $20pp for adults and $10pp for children ages 5 to16. Please note that each boat entered into the fishing tournament will automatically receive four complimentary tickets to the BBQ.

BBQ Day & Time: Saturday July 26th, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
BBQ Where: Stafford Township Vol. Firehouse Station 47, 133 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, NJ 08050
BBQ Tickets & Information: Contact Dave at 609.335.7609 or Email hooknladdertournament@gmail.com
 


2013 Tournaments

Spring 2013 - 12th Annual Simply Bassing

Spring 2013 - FHQ Spring Striper Side Bet
- May 4th to June 30th, 2013
- NO BOAT TOURNAMENT

Fall 2013 - 59th Annual LONG BEACH ISLAND SURF FISHING CLASSIC (LBISFC) "THE LBI DERBY"
Fall 2013 - FHQ Fall Classic Calcutta Striper Side-Bet

- October 7th to December 1st, 2013

- NO BOAT TOURNAMENT

17th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby
- October 25, 26, 27, 2013
- BOAT TOURNAMENT


2012 Tournaments

2012 58th LONG BEACH ISLAND SURF FISHING CLASSIC (LBISFC) "THE LBI DERBY"


- 2012 LBISFC (Derby) Click to View Catch Log
- 2012 LBISFC (Derby) Oct 6th to Dec 2nd - Promo Poster
- 2012 LBISFC (Derby) FHQ Calcutta - FHQ Side-Bet Details
- 2012 LBISFC (Derby) Surf Fishing Clinic Day October 6th - Poster


9th Annual Berkeley Striper Club Spring Tournament
- June 1st - June 9, 2012
- NO BOAT TOURNAMENT

6th Annual Striper Shoot-Out
- Saturday, June 9th 2012
- BOAT TOURNAMENT


18th Annual JCAA Fluke Tournament
- Saturday, June 9th 2012
- BOAT TOURNAMENT


8th Annual LBI Cup
- Memorial Day Weekend 2012 May 25-26, 2012
- BOAT TOURNAMENT

HOOKED ON FISHING NOT ON DRUGS® Kids Surf Fishing Tournament
- Saturday August 11th, 2012

- Ages 5-17

- Registration at Sunset Park in Harvey Cedars from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM (Rain or Shine)
      * FREE T-SHIRTS TO THE 1st 200 CHILDREN TO REGISTER *
        Activities from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
        Educational Booths on Fishing, Casting, Knot Tying and Drug Awareness
        FREE LUNCH, BAIT, GIFT BAGS AND DOOR PRIZES
     * AWARDS PRESENTED TO THE WINNERS *
       Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
       PLEASE BRING A SURF FISHING ROD IF YOU HAVE ONE
(Only a Limited Number of Loaner Rods will be Available)
Presented by:
The Borough of Harvey Cedars, LBI Municipal Alliance, LBI Fishing Club, ASAC for Kids, PBA #175 PBA #373, D.A.R.E.
For Questions/Information Contact:
Doug Brown Phone: 609-352-0481 email: bdbrown57@yahoo.com
John Castrati Phone: 856-834-6634 email: jcastrati@hotmail.com


Forked River Tuna Club The 55th Annual Fluke & Bluefish Tournament
- August 17th - 25th, 2012 • 8 DAYS OF FISHING
- Fluke Division $40
- Bluefish Division $20
- COMBO ENTRY $55
- Junior Division 17 & Under - FREE with registered adult
***NEW FOR 2012***
- Kayak Only Fluke Division $25
9 Weigh Stations from Sandy Hook to LBI to weigh your fish in.
CASH & PRIZES 1st - 5th Place
Captain’s Meeting - Friday August 16th at 7:30pm
Doors open at 6PM.
Door prizes, raffles, cash bar, food and more.
Captain's meeting is not mandatory, but encouraged. You can mail or pay online with a credit and fish our tournament.
For more info or to REGISTER ONLINE please visit our website http://forkedrivertunaclub.org/annual.html 
Forked River Tuna Club - www.forkedrivertunaclub.org  www.facebook.com/forkedrivertunaclub 


Stafford 20120 Hook 'n Ladder Fluke Tournament
 - August 24, 25 & 26th Captains Meeting Friday, August 24th, 2012

BERKELEY STRIPER CLUB - Fluke and Sea Bass Tournament
- August 18th to September 3, 2012 
- Three Categories to Register for: Fluke from Boat, Sea Bass from Boat or Fluke from Shore (Surf Fishermen)
- CASH PRIZES for each of the three Categories
- 1st to 3rd place cash prizes for each category – 2/3 payout for each category - Of the money paid out winners receive:
- 1st place – 50% 2nd place - 30% 3rd place – 20%

     Berkeley Striper Club Fluke and Sea Bass Tournament Rules & Regulations


1.) There will be no pre-tournament meeting. Entrants are responsible for reading and adhering to all of the following rules. By submitting the application, entrant agrees to abide by the decision of the Tournament Committee and agrees that this decision is final.
2.) Registration may be made by mail or through a BSC Tournament Committee member or at one of our registration and weigh-in stations. Once the tournament begins there will be no refunds for any reason. Entrants may enter one, two or all three categories.
3.) Entrance fee must be received or postmarked by 8/17/2012. The fees are per person, not per boat.
4.) The tournament begins at 5 AM on Saturday 8/18/12 and ends at 10 PM on Sunday 9/3/12. On the last day of the tournament all fish must be weighed in during each weigh-in station's normal business hours but no later than 10 PM.
5.) Boundaries are all New Jersey waters and Federal waters off the New Jersey Coast. Entrants may fish from the shore as well as charter, party and private boats.
6.) Fish entered must be caught on rod and reel and within compliance of the law including being in the mandatory saltwater registry. Fish must be of legal size to be eligible.
7.) From the time the fish strikes, the entrant must hook and fight the fish. The only help he or she may have is to have someone net, gaff, lip, gill, tail, or leader the fish.
8.) Prizes will be determined by the weight of the fish in pounds and ounces. Fish weighed on a digital scale will be rounded off to the nearest ounce. In the event of a tie, the first fish weighed in will hold that position. The first official weigh-in station where the fish is weighed in is the weight that will count.
9.) Each entrant may only win one prize in each category he or she enters.
10.) Entrants weighing in fish must ensure that the weigh-master properly records it on the official BSC weigh-in sheet. Those entering fish should also request a receipt from the weigh-master and hold on to this to verify their identity and catch.
11.) If categories are not filled there will be a drawing for all entrants who did not already win a prize in that category.
12.) The standings for each category will be posted periodically on www.berkeleystriperclub.org . Go to our message board and click on Fluke and Sea Bass tournament.
13.) Any and all appeals or protests must be made in writing and must be received no later than 9/6/12. Appeals may be emailed to our tournament director at anglerpmh@aol.com  or mailed to him at 160 Doherty Dr., Clifton, N.J. 07013
14.) Winners will be notified and will have their checks presented to them at our club meeting on 9/8/12. The meeting will be held at 7:30 PM at the Seaside Park Municipal Building. Checks will be mailed to those who are unable to attend.
15.) Any entrant weighing in a fish which was not caught by him or her within the rules and regulations of this tournament, will be disqualified and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
16.) If there are any questions at all contact our Tournament Director, Paul Haertel at (973) 943-8201 or anglerpmh@aol.com


Registration and Weigh-in Stations
Alex’s B&T, The Bait Shop, Betty & Nick’s B&T, The Dock Outfitters, Fish Bonz B&T, Fisherman’s Headquarters (Ship Bottom), Grumpy’s B&T, L&H Woods and Water (Waretown), Lacey Marine, Long Branch B&T, Oceanside B&T, and South Harbor Marina

For Additional Information contact Paul at (973)943-8201 or anglerpmh@aol.com or visit www.berkeleystriperclub.org .


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     Berkeley Striper Club Fluke and Sea Bass Tournament - Registration Form

     Name _________________________________________________Age________________

     Signature ______________________________________________Date _______________

     Address ___________________________________________________

     City/State________________________________________________ Zip_______-______

     Phone Number_____________________ E-mail _________________________________

     Check Applicable Tournament options – enter whichever ones you want.
   □ Fluke – Boat Category $20
   □ Sea Bass – Boat Category $20
   □ Fluke – Shore/Surf Category $20

     Total Enclosed: __________________

     Make check payable to: Berkeley Striper Club
     Mail to: 160 Doherty Dr., Clifton, N.J. 07013
     or enter at one of the registration and weigh-in stations

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2011 Tournaments

2011 57th LONG BEACH ISLAND SURF FISHING CLASSIC (LBISFC) "THE LBI DERBY"


- 2011 LBISFC (Derby) Click to View Tournament Catch Log
- 2011 LBISFC (Derby) Oct 8th to Dec 4th - Promo Poster
- 2011 LBISFC (Derby) FHQ Calcutta - FHQ Side-Bet Details
- 2011 LBISFC (Derby) Surf Fishing Clinic Day was October 8th - Poster


2011 SEA SHELL STRIPED BASS DERBY

 
- 2011 15th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby - October 28th thru the 30th
 
- 2011 15th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby - Schedule, Rules, Particulars and Sign-Up Form
 
- 2011 15th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby - Is a Boat Tournament
 
- 2011 15th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby - Benefits "Stafford Wrestling Club"
 - 2011 15th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby - Should be better than ever!
 - 2011 15th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby - You won't what to miss out!


2011 BERKELEY STRIPER CLUB FALL FISHING DERBY


September 1st through December 31st

1st Place Striped Bass - $ 400, 2nd Place Striped Bass - $ 200, 3rd Place Striped Bass - $ 125.
1st Place Bluefish - $ 100 & 1st Place Weakfish - $ 100.

Derby Rules
Entry Fee - $10. (plus $1. shipping and handling for mail in entrants)
Boundaries: Any New Jersey waters. NO BOATS.
Minimum sizes: Striped Bass – 15 lbs., Bluefish – 12 lbs., Weakfish – 5 lbs.
Entrants must be registered 48 hours prior to weigh-in.
Weigh-In Stations: Any tackle shop with a NJ certified scale and weighed within 24 hours of catch.
Entrant must get a valid weigh slip at the time of weigh-in and mail it to the address below no later than
14 days after weighing in the fish.
Each contestant will receive one numbered button.
One prize per individual, per species.
Prizes based on 125 or more entrants. Prizes will be reduced if participation is less than 125.
Berkeley Striper Club 2011 Fall Derby Committee has final say on all eligible fish weighed-in.

Mail entry fee and valid weigh slips to: Berkeley Striper Club, Attn: 2011 Fall Derby Committee
P.O. Box 9, Seaside Park, N.J. 08752
For additional information visit our web site, www.berkeleystriperclub.org


2011 Tournaments - Final Results

2011 HOOKED ON FISHING NOT ON DRUGS®
Surf Fishing Tournament for Ages 5-17
Saturday August 13th, 2011
Registration at Sunset Park in Harvey Cedars 8:00 to 9:00 A.M.
* FREE T-SHIRTS TO THE 1st 200 CHILDREN TO REGISTER *
Activities run from 9:00 to 2:00
Educational Booths on Fishing, Casting, Knot Tying and Drug Awareness
FREE LUNCH, BAIT, GIFT BAGS AND DOOR PRIZES
* AWARDS PRESENTED TO THE WINNERS *
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
*** BRING A SURF FISHING ROD IF YOU HAVE ONE ***
*** Only a Limited Number of Loaner Rods will be Available ***
Presented by The Borough of Harvey Cedars

The 7th Annual Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs Kids Surf Fishing Tournament (H.O.F.N.O.D) was held on Saturday, August 13th. A HUGE thank you to all the members, including their wives, children and friends, who helped make this event another success. Once again we received numerous compliments from many sources on how well the tournament was run. You should all be extremely proud. We would also like to thank the A.S.A.C. organization for their outstanding support and assistance again this year. There were 190 children register and they caught a total of 48 fish – Not too shabby. We didn’t top last year’s total of 177 fish, but a good time was had by all. Mostly kingfish, flounder and small bluefish were caught. The Cummings brothers (who were tied with the most points) landed some nice kingfish. A point was based on the length of the fish. All fish counted. This year’s winners were:

  8 & Under Age Group
1st – Matt Cummings (33.50 Pts)       
1st – Kevin Cummings (33.50 Pts)      
2nd – Dylan O’Connell (25.75 Pts)         
3rd – Daniel O’Toole (20.50 Pts)

  9-12 Age Group
1st – Ryan O’Connell (26.50 Pts)
2nd – Shannon Devitt (20.25 Pts)
3rd – Holden Lewis (16.75 Pts)

  13-17 Age Group
1st – Francis Alvare (15.25 Pts)
2nd – Kelsey Hyland (12.75 Pts)
3rd – Mathew Mazzatta (12.50 Pts)

 - Doug Brown/John Castrati,  LBI Fishing Club

2011 Berkeley Striper Club Fluke and Sea Bass Tournament
August 13-21, 2011 - $20 per person, per category
Categories for shore caught fluke, boat caught fluke and boat caught sea bass
Cash prizes for 1st to 3rd place with a 75% payout
Benefits our fisheries defense and youth education funds
Call Paul at 973-943-8201, email him at anglerpmh@aol.com or visit www.berkeleystriperclub.org

2011 Forked River Tuna Club 54th Annual Fluke & Bluefish Tournament
August 20th-27th
$40 per category - $55 Combo - Juniors $25
Captain's Meeting - Friday, August 19th at 6pm.
Door prizes, food, cash bar, 50/50, Mystery Cooler, and more!
$10,000 High Stakes for each category!
9 weigh stations from Hazlet to LBI.
This is open to the public! For more details, print an application,
or register and pay online with a credit card please visit www.forkedrivertunaclub.org


42nd Annual White Marlin Invitational Tournament
- July 27 - 30
- Limited to the first 100 paid participants
- $1200 entry fee
For details contact John Fitzgerald Jr. 609.713.9996 or visit www.theWMIT.com

3rd Annual Garbage Fish Classic
- July 1st - 31st 2011
- Open to all: boats, surf or bank
- Help Support ReClam the Bay!
Garbage Fish the Web Site
Garbage Fish the Tournament
Garbage Fish the YouTube Video

Raritan Bay Anglers Club 21st Annual Charity Fluke Tournament
- July 16, 2011 6AM start $100 entry fee
- Captain's meeting on Thursday July 14th at the Knights of Columbus in Iselin, NJ
For more info call Vinny at 732-322-2456 or visit website link above


LBI Spring Simply Bassing
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(4 Tackle Stores) - May 7st to June 26th 2011
LBI Spring Simply Bassing Side-Bet
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(FHQ Side-Bet) - FHQ Spring Striper Side-Bet

LBI Cup -  7th Annual Striper Tournament
 - Saturday, May 28, 2010


JCAA's 17th Annual Jersey Coast Fluke Tournament
 - Fishing Date: June 11, 2010
 - Awards Ceremony @ Trump Marina June 17, 2011
 - Grand Prize Winner & individual port prizes
 - Actually ten mini-tourneys in one.


Berkeley Striper Club 8th Annual Spring Tournament
 - June 3rd through June 12, 2011
 - No boat tournament
 - Sign-Up at Fisherman's Headquarters, among other shops
 - Questions Call Paul @ 973-943-8201 or email:
anglerpmh@aol.com


2010 Tournaments

2010 the 56th LBI Surf Fishing Classic - web site
- 2010 Tournament dates: October 9th to December 5th
- 2010 Surf Fishing Clinic Day is October 9th
- LBISFT (Derby) FHQ Calcutta -
Side-Bet Details
- LBIFT (Derby) Promo - Flier


2010 SeaShell Striped Bass Derby
 - This years Derby will be held on the weekend of October 29th thru the 31st.
 - This 14th Annual Derby will be the best yet!
 - Benefits the "Southern Regional High School Marching Band"

Ninth Annual HRFA/ASAC
Hudson River Fishermen's Association
SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT
SEASIDE PARK & SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ
- Saturday, October 30th, 2010
- Teams - Individuals - Youths
- OVER $2500 IN PRIZES!
Sign-Up PDF


Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs
- Kids Tournament -
August 7, 2010

$1,000.00 Fluke & Blue Fish Tournament ** NO ENTRY FEE***
BigfishNJ.com will be hosting 2 Free Tournaments in August just for registering with our site. That's right "Free" as in "No Entry Fee". You must register before August 8, 2010 - no exceptions, fish between August 9th through August 16th. There will be a Fluke and Bluefish division and the angler weighing in the heaviest fish takes home $1,000 in each category. You may fish for both and try to take home both pots. Go online and click the "Join its Free" button. You can weigh your catch in at any of our Official Weigh in stations located on the site. Live daily tournaments will begin directly after the close of these Free tournaments. For more info email info@bigfishnj.com


Beach Haven Marlin Tuna Club - White Marlin Invitational
 - July 28th to July 31, 2010

Garbage Fish Tournament - 2nd Annual
 - July 1st through July 31, 2010
 - Open to all: boats, surf or bank
 - Free Garbage Fish Fry on July 24th from 1-4pm

Hook-N-Ladder Fluke Invitational
 - Saturday, August 28, 2010
 - Stafford Township Vol. Fire Co. Station #47
 - For More Info Call Jeanette Mintiens @ 609-290-3339

On The Water's 2010 Striper Cup -
2010

LBI Spring Simply Bassing (5 Tackle Stores) - May 1st to June 27th 2010
LBI Spring Simply Bassing (FHQ Side-Bet) - FHQ Spring Striper Side-Bet