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Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments - 2014



This section provides information about striped bass fishing tournaments along the Atlantic Coast.

Posted August 7, 2014



Martha's Vineyard Derby Logo

Martha's Vineyard
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The Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

The dates for the 2014 Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby are September 14 - Saturday, October 18.


2013 Derby winners were:

Category - Striped Bass
Boat: Stephen J. Pietruska - 39.94 lbs.
Shore: Jena-Lynn Beauregard. - 34.63 lbs.

Category - Bluefish
Boat: Daniel Hiemer - 19.69 lbs.
Shore: Ralph J. Peckham - 15.18 lbs.

Category - Bonito
Boat: Bob H. Clay - 11.49 lbs.
Shore: Cooper A. Gilkes - 6.58 lbs.

Category - False Albacore
Boat: Sam T. Bell - 13.24 lbs.
Shore: Bill R. Hansen - 13.10 lbs.

The winner of the 2013 Silverado pick-up truck was Sam Bell.

The winner of the Eastern Boats Eastern 22 with motor and trailer was Jeana-Lynn Beauregard.

Link to: Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

Link to: More about Martha"s Vineyard.

To see the book "The Big One," which is all about the Martha's Vineyard Derby follow this link: The Big One.



On The Water Magazine's Striper Cup

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On The Water Magazine

The 2014 On The Water Magazine's Striper Cup Tournament will run from May through September.

2014 Leaders:

Largest Striper - Boat
Michael Fronte - 58.75 lbs.

Largest Striper - Shore
Anthony Pochesci - 50.80 lbs.

Largest Striper - Youth
Nathan Ryan - 48.10 lbs.

Striper Teams
Team Reel Deal-Outcast - 431.0 pts.
Southeast New England Striper team - 426.15 pts
Hookers Inc/Kettlebottom - 406.50 pts.



To find out more about this tournament follow this link:
On the Water Striper Cup.


2014 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic

The dates for the 2014 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic are September 26 - 28.

2013 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st John Bruno - 37.16 lbs. Jeff Krist - 9.50 lbs.
2nd Gary Krist - 18.42 lbs. Geman Caceres - 7.80 lbs.
3rd Dave Hasse - 18.22 lbs. Ziggy Sokowski - 6.10 lbs.
4th Richard Delprete - 5.40 lbs.
5th Billy Fischer - 5.40 lbs.



2014 South Shore Surf Fishing Classic

The dates for the 2014 South Shore Classic, a Surf Fishing Tournament for Striped Bass & Bluefish, to be held at Captree State Park, Long Island are Oct 17 - 19.

2013 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Jorge Estrada - 24.28 lbs. Barry Barone - 16.10 lbs.
2nd Ruben Fournier- 23.38 lbs. Pete LaFata - 12.68 lbs.
3rd Mark Anderson - 22.78 lbs. Jeff Collins - 11.24 lbs.
4th Phil Tubiolo - 11.04 lbs.
5th Don Jansson - 9.64 lbs.


2014 Jones Beach Surf Classic

The dates for the 2014 Jones Beach Surf Fishing Classic are Nov 7 - 9.

2013 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Tony Martin - 23.50 lbs. Francis Thorpe - 15.50 lbs.
2nd Randy Vollmer - 18 lbs.
3rd Allan Vollmer - 18 lbs.
4th Henry Montague - 17.50 lbs.



Frank Fama

Frank Fama


Hudson River Fishermen's Association

The 2014 Hudson River Striped Bass Derby was held on April 26th and 27th.

2014 Liberty Derby Tournament Leaderboard
Place Striped Bass Where Caught
1st Frank Fama - 42.25 lb. Atlantis
2nd Frank Notto - 37.00 lb. Atlantis
3rd Thomas Gramza - 36.00 lb. Atlantis
4th Gerard Scarpati - 36.00 lb. Croton
5th Chris Vargo - 35.88 lb. Croton Released

To find out more about this tournament follow this link: HRFA.


2014 FCA Manhattan Cup

Manhattan Cup

The 2014 Manhattan Cup tournament will be held on Friday, May 16th.

The tournament will be held at the Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City.

The Manhatten Cup has been rescheduled due to severe weather. New date is Friday May 30th.

2013 Winners were:

Manhattan Cup Fishermen

Mnhattan Cup Fishermen

Largest Striped Bass Caught on Bait - Dave Wanamaker with Capt. Jason Dapra 30.96 lbs.

Largest Striped Bass Caught on Articicial - Anthony Davino with Capt. Brian Goulart 14.44 lbs.

Largest Striped Bass Caught on Fly - Robert Place with Capt. Joe Shastay
13.77 lbs.

Largest Striped Bass Live Release - Chris Cuomo with Capt. Andy LoCasio 21.2 lbs.


To see more about this tournament and more winners, follow this link: 2014 Manhattan Cup.



Spring Tournament


The 2014 Hi-Mar Annual Spring Striped Bass Fishing Tournament was held on Saturday May 17th from 5:30 AM to 4:00 PM.


Capt. Derrick Bielitz won the spring tournament with a two-bass total of 57.4 pounds. This included a 36.2 pound striper, which was the largest striper caught.




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Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament


The 2013 Hi Mar 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament was held from 8 PM on Friday Oct 25th to Noon on Sunday Oct 27th.

2013 Fall Tournament Results
Place Boat Fisherman Weight - 2 fish Where Caught
1st S.T. Bard Tom Novak 51.4lbs. East of Jones Inlet
2nd Nauti Boy Al Dudas 49.2 lbs Staten Island
3rd Feeling Crabby Gregg & Ryan Taffet 45.6 lbs Jones Inlet
4th Little Silver Casey Campi 43 lbs.
5th All In Gary Carr 37.6 lbs. Shresbury River

Lady Angler Winner: Irene Block - 22.6 pound striper.


To see more about Hi-Mar Striper Club fishing tournaments follow this link: Hi-Mar Striper Club



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Jersey Coast Shark Anglers' Striped Bass Tournament

Every Year the Jersey Coast Shark Anglers hold a Striped Bass Fishing Tournament.

To see information about this tournament follow this link: Jersey Coast Shark Anglers



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Berkeley Striper Club
Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments

The Berkeley Striper Club Holds both a spring and fall striped bass fishing tournament.


To see information about these tournaments follow this link: Berkeley Striper Club



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First Fish - Russ Deltoni

First Fish - Russ Dentoni

2013 Long Beach Island
Surf Fishing Classic

The 2014 LBI Surf Fishing Classic will be held from Oct. 6 to Nov. 30.


2013 Winners, Striped Bass:

1st - Brian Schmidt, 31.13 lbs., caught on bunker
2nd - Robert Vallone, 30.06 lbs., caught on plug
3rd - Joseph Guarini, 27 lbs., caught on bunker
4th - Thomas Anderson, 24.75 lbs., caught on bunker
5th - Nick Frungillo - 23.63 lbs., caught on plug



2013 Winners, Bluefish:

1st - Bill Montrey - 12.00 lbs., caught on bunker
2nd -
3rd -
4th -
5th -

Only one bluefish was turned in.


To see more about this tournament follow this link: LBI Surf Fishing Classic

To see Tournament results follow this link: LBI Surf Fishing Classic Results.




NJ Gov Fishing Tournament


2014 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

The 2014 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament, will be held at Island Beach State Park, on Sunday, May 18th.

The tournament was a huge success - 194 fish were caught.

2014 Winner

Chris Follmer won the 2014 NJ Governor's Cup with a 36 inch bluefish.

Evan Alexoudis caught the largest striped bass - 33 ¼ inches.

For more information follow this Link:
NJ Gov


2014 MSSA Championship on the Chesapeake

The 2014 MSSA Spring Tournament, "Championship on the Chesapeake", was held from May 2-4.


Alan Mansfield - MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake

2014 Tournament Results
Amateur Division Main Tournament

Largest Rockfish:

Captain

1st Place - Gene Walker - 48.8 lbs.
2nd place - Brad Enerson - 47.65 lbs.
3rd place - Andrew Wendell - 47.15 lbs.
4th place - Gary McQuity - 46.95 lbs.
5th place - Phil Gerber - 46.35 lbs.





To find out more about this tournament, follow this link: MSSA.



2014 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

The 2014 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, The Bay's Largest Rockfish Tournament, will be held from Nov 21st to 23rd.

2013 Tournament winners were:


Alan Mansfield - MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake

Rob Harris


The largest fish caught in the tournament was the 47+ lb. striped bass shown on the right, caught by Rob Harris.

Photo Courtesy of MSSA (Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association)

To find out more about this tournament follow this link: MSSA.



"The Fisherman" 2014 Dream Boat Fishing Challenge

This tournament is open to all subscribers to The Fisherman Magazine.
In runs from April 15th through November 30th.

2014 Tournament Standings
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st jimmy Bozza - 56.5 lbs. Vinny Iacuone - 21.80 lbs.
2nd Wade Baker - 56.1 lbs. David Foster - 21.25 lbs.
3rd Jack Martin - 56.05 lbs. Brian Cleary - 20.00 lbs.
4th Fred Heydorn - 55.5 lbs. Michael McGrath - 19.60 lbs.
5th Robert Gieson - 55.00 lbs. Matt Rummier - 19..25 lbs.

In 2013, Brian Stafford won the 2013 Dreamboat Challenge Grand Prize, a Cobia 217 Center console with a Yamaha 150 HP motor. Brian qualified for the drawing with his 3rd place 57.13 pound yellowfin tuna.



Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout


Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout

The 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout will held from January 8th to 10th, 2015, at Virginia Beach, Virginia.


2014 Rockfish Shootout

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2014 Results
- January 9th to 11th.

No fish were weighed in during the 2014 three day 11th annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout. The tournament payout was awarded Saturday night by raffle at the tournament banquet held at the Surfside Inn.

Previous Year

During the 2013 three day tournament, ony one striper was weighed in. The poor fishing during that tournament was stated to be because the striped bass were all out in the ocean beyound the 3 mile limit.

To find out more about this tournament follow this link:
Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout..


  • Previous Years Tournaments - 2013
  • Previous Years Tournaments - 2012
  • Previous Years Tournaments - 2011



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