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WIN $50,000 AT JCAA

The 24th Annual Jersey Coast Anglers Association (JCAA) fluke tournament will be held this Saturday, August 4, with a $50,000 calcutta for largest fluke over 12 pounds.

By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.  |  July 29, 2018
WIN $50,000 AT JCAA
Last year’s big winner in the JCAA fluke tournament was then 10-year-old Dylan Cole of Andover, NJ who had a 9.69-pound fluke weighed in Liberty Landing in Jersey City helping his team sweep that port and overall Calcuttas worth a total of $12,881.

This Saturday, August 4, the Jersey Coast Anglers Association (JCAA) will hold its 24th Annual Fluke Tournament with a special doormat fluke category and $50,000 cash prize for the largest fluke over 12 pounds.

There will be 11 weigh-in stations and seven regions with identical 1st to 10th place prizes for each region. First place for each region will be $1,200 cash which is guaranteed regardless of the number of entrants. For 2nd through 10th place, valuable merchandise prizes will be awarded from Costa, The Fisherman Magazine, Fuel Ox, Icom, Tica, Tony Maja and others.

Additionally, there will be $50 and $100 regional Calcuttas and $50 and $100 overall Calcuttas.

Fish from dawn until 5 p.m. within 20 miles of the New Jersey coast including the ocean, bays, inlets and rivers stretching from the Raritan Bay & Hudson River in the north to Delaware Bay in the south.

Weigh-in stations are located at Liberty Landing in Jersey City, Gateway Marina in Sandy Hook, Fisherman’s Den in Shark River, Hoffman’s Marina in Manasquan River, South Harbor Marina in Barnegat Bay, Fisherman’s Headquarters on Long Beach Island, Great Bay Marina in Great Bay, One Stop Bait & Tackle in Atlantic City, Fin-Atics Marine Supply in Ocean City, Jim’s Bait and Tackle in Cape May and at Fortescue Marina.

The awards ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on August 9 at the Clarion Motel in Toms River. Rooms will be available at a discounted rate for tournament participants provided that reservations are made in advance. There will be free cheeseburgers, hot dogs, mozzarella sticks, soda, coffee and tea at the ceremony. There will also be plenty of door prizes at the ceremony and a huge 50/ 50. To top everything off there will be a Grand Prize Drawing for a Starcraft boat, Yamaha engine and a Yacht Club Trailer.

Entry fee per boat (up to six anglers) is $160 though participants have until midnight on August 3 to sign-up.

For complete details and/or to register online visit www.jcaa.org or call the JCAA office at 732-506-6975.

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