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Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments - 2015



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

Posted May 24, 2015



Martha's Vineyard Derby Logo

Martha's Vineyard
Derby Logo



The Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

The dates for the 2015 Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby are September 13 - October 17.


2014 Derby Winners Were:

Category - Striped Bass
Boat: Vinny Iacono - 39.77 lbs.
Shore: Creanga L. Cosmin - 38.63 lbs.

Category - Bluefish
Boat: Preston A. Butler - 15.00 lbs.
Shore:Michael J. Mulcahy - 15.20 lbs.

Category - Bonito
Boat: Norman E. Bouchard jr. - 10.47 lbs.
Shore: Sebby Keefe - 7.87 lbs.

Category - False Albacore
Boat: Mason Warburton - 13.17 lbs.
Shore: Mary Ann Angelone - 14.65 lbs.

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 2015 On The Water Magazine's Striper Cup Tournament will run from May 14th through September 13th.

2014 Largest Stripers Were

Boat
Peter Vican - 59.48 lbs.

Shore
Anthony Pochesci - 50.80 lbs.

Youth
Jackson Potts - 48.88 lbs.

Striper Teams
Team Reel Deal-Outcast - 431.0 pts.
Hooker Ink./Kettlebottom - 426.50
Southeast New England Striper team - 426.15 pts



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


2015 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic

The 2015 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic wiil run from noon on Friday September 25th trough noon of Sunday September 27th.

2014 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Rick Zappala - 30.80 lbs. Steve Barrals - 13.40 lbs.
2nd John Manning - 27.82 lbs. Brett Reiner - 12.62 lbs.
3rd Fred Mercurio - 23.68 lbs. Bill Ficsher - 12.48 lbs.

Striped Bass Catch and Release

1st - Bill Wetzel - 45 inches.
2nd - Mike Kandrach - 39 inches
3rd - Brett Reiner - 37 inches



2015 South Shore Surf Fishing Classic

The 2015 South Shore Classic, a Surf Fishing Tournament for Striped Bass & Bluefish, that will be held at Captree State Park, Long Island, will run from noon on Friday October 16th through noon on Sunday October 18th.

2014 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Rob Heffert - 38 lbs 15 oz. Terry Marburger - 9 lbs 6 oz.
2nd Ziggy Sokolowski- 30 lbs 0 oz.
3rd Jorge Estrada - 21 lbs 13 oz.

Striped Bass Catch and Release

1st - Charlie Vollmer - 43 inches
2nd - Brett Reiner - 38 inches
3rd - Bruno Panaccialli -38 inches
Honorable mention - Andy Richman - 39 inches


2015 Jones Beach Surf Classic

The dates for the 2015 Jones Beach Surf Fishing Classic have not yet been announced.

2014 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Henry Montague - 35.18 lbs. Mitch Siegel - 11.20 lbs.
2nd Bill Fischer - 30.98 lbs. Dan Turdo - 10.51 lbs.
3rd Andy Richmond - 23.06 lbs. Herman Cacares - 10.41 lbs.


Babylon NY 2015 Autumn Surf Fishing Cup

The dates for the 2015 tournament, hosted by the Paumonak Surfcasters, have not yet been announced.

2014 Tournament Results

1st Lorraine Stephens - 37.6 lb. striper, 2nd Kevin Donahue - 35.9 lb. striper, 3rd Peter Fraker - 31.5 lb. striper.

44 people fished in the tournament with 28 striped bass reported.


HRFA

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The Hudson River Striped Bass Derby, Hudson River - From Troy NY to The Atlantic

The 2015 Hudson River Striped Bass Derby was held on April 25th.

2015 Hudson River Striped Bass Derby Leaderboard
Place Striped Bass Where Caught
1st Mark Sher - 36.40 lb. Piermont - Releassed
2nd Brian Brockett- 3o.40 lb. Atlantis
3rd Peter Toscano - 29.75 lb. Atlantis - Released
4th Gregory Sokol - 25.65 lb. Atlanis - Released
5th Biagio Costanzo - 25.50 lb. Atlanis - Released

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


2015 FCA Manhattan Cup

Manhattan Cup

The 2015 Manhattan Cup tournament was held on Friday, May 15th.


Mike Dean

The tournament was held at Chelsea Piers.

The FCA Manhattan Cup is an inshore catch and release tournament whereby all IGFA rules apply. Anglers compete for the largest striped bass, bluefish, and weakfish in three categories: bait, artificial and fly-fishing.

         Mike Dean on right


2015 Manhattan Cup Winners
Category Angler Captain Weight
Largest Striped
Bass on Bait
Mike Dean Vinny Vetere 47 lbs.
Largest Bluefish
on Bait
Adam Hudson Adrian Moeller
Largest Striped
Bass on Artificial
Chirs Manni Howard Owens
Largest Bluefish
on Artificial
Brian Cilento Brad Berk
Largest Striped
Bass on Fly
Steve Leismanz Frank Wagenhoffer
Latgest Bluefish
on Fly
Brian Cilento Brad Berk

To see more about this tournament follow this link: 2015 Manhattan Cup.



Hi-Mar Striper Club Striped Bass Tournaments

2015 Spring Tournament


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Sea Horse II Crew

The 2015 Hi-Mar Annual Spring Striped Bass Fishing Tournament was held on May 16th.


2015 Hi-Mar Striper Club SpringTournament Winners


2015 Spring Tournament Results
Place Boat Captain Weight - 2 fish
1st Sea Horse II Bill Mangan 55.4 lbs.
2nd Team Charter Fox Gary Carr 44.6 lbs.
3rd Fin-Z Bill Zukowsky 43.6 lbs.
4th Jersey Key Mike Sisto 42.8 lbs.
5th Eastwick Raul Delaprida 40.0 lbs.

The largets striped bass was a 34-pounder caught by Greg Taffet, who fished on Feeling Crabby.

Lady Angler Winner was Alexis Schultz - 25.4 lbs.



Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Tournament Logo

Fall Tournament


The dates for the 2015 Hi Mar 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament have not yet been announced.


Hi-Mar Striper Club Fishermen

2014 Hi-Mar Striper Club Fall Tournament Winners


2014 Fall 40 Hour Tournament Results
Place Boat Captain Weight - 2 fish
1st Twinz Tom Parillow 70.4 bs.
2nd Chompers James Kastner 62.6 lbs.
3rd Johhny Fish John Albanese 62.0 lbs.
4th Tyman Chuck Many 60.6 lbs.
5th Feeling Crabby Ryan and Gregg Taffet 55.8 lbs.

Female Angler Winner: Laurajane Kastner - 20.8 pound striper.

Junior Angler Winner: Mark Hecth Jr. - 24.2 pound striper.

Overall largest fish - Jeff Sutton - 41.8 Pound striper.


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



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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



LBI Surf Fishing Classic Logo


Gordon K.

Gordon K.

2015 Long Beach Island
Surf Fishing Classic

The 2015 LBI Surf Fishing Classic will be held from October 10th to December 4th.


2014 Winners, Striped Bass:

1st - Bill Bannon - 39 lbs. 9 oz.
2nd - Ed Youse - 33 lbs. 2 oz.
3rd - Joseph Ford - 29 lbs. 9 oz.



2014 Winners, Bluefish:

1st - Jason Hoch - 14 lbs.
2nd - Nick Sabatino - 11 lbs. 15 oz.
3rd - Don Procida - 11 lbs. 3 oz.


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




NJ Gov Fishing Tournament


2015 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

The 2015 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament, was held at Island Beach State Park, on Sunday, May 17th.

2015 Winner

Rich Bergman won the 2015 NJ Governor's Cup with a 32 inch striped bass.

For more information follow this Link:
NJ Gov


2015 MSSA Championship on the Chesapeake

The 2015 MSSA Spring Tournament, "Championship on the Chesapeake", was held from May 1-3.


 MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake

2015 Tournament Results
Amateur Division Main Tournament

Largest Rockfish:

Captain

1st Place - Garn Godwin - 53.3 lbs.
2nd place - Bob Arvey - 50.2 lbs.
3rd place - Kevin Traey - 47.4 lbs.
4th place - James Snyder - 46.05 lbs.
5th place - Roger Grissom - 45.9 lbs.





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



2015 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

The dates for the MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, The Bay's Largest Rockfish Tournament, have not yet been announced.


Josh Suchter

Josh Suchter - 1st Place


The largest fish caught in the 2014 tournament was a 46.6 lb. striped bass caught by Josh Suchter.

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



"The Fisherman" 2015 Dream Boat Fishing Challenge

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

In an effort to reduce striped bass mortality, striped bass have been removed from the Dream Boat Cntention for 2015.

2015 Tournament Standings
Place Bluefish Fluke
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th

In 2014 Pete Messina won the 2014 Dreamboat Challenge Grand Prize, a Cobia 201 Center Console with a Yamaha 150 HP motor. Pete qualified for the drawing with his catch of a 12.2 pound fluke.



Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout


Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout

The dates for the 13th annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfiish Shootout have not yet been announced.

The 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout was held from December 28th t0 29th, 2014 at Virginia Beach, Virginia.


2014 Rockfish Shootout


2014 Final Standings

1st Place: LeGrande Slam, 125.80 lbs.
2nd Place: Smooth Move 2: 125.15 lbs.
3rd Place: Coastal Builders 1: 120.50 lbs.
4th Place: Amazing Grace 1: 120.05 lbs.
5th Place: All 4 Fun 1: 99.75 lbs.


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



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