From Saturday, September 18 through Saturday, December 11, Advanced Fishing USA will be running their annual 2021 Fall Surf Fishing Tournament from Island Beach State Park to Cape May.
A “catch, photo and release” only tournament for striped bass, there are also bluefish and sea trout divisions as well as monthly raffle prizes. All fish in the contest must be caught by beach, bridge, jetty, pier or sod bank within the tournament boundaries.
Grand prize is a custom Century surf fishing rod for the largest fish of each species; second prize is a custom Rainshadow surf fishing rod for the second largest fish of each species; and in third is a fishing reel for the third largest fish of each species! There are four shops where you can check in your fish, including Betty and Nick’s Bait and Tackle in Seaside Park, Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom, Sea Isle Bait and Tackle in Sea Isle City, and Seven Mile Island Deli in Avalon.
Entry fee of $40 Includes tournament shirt and entry to monthly drawings, $65 includes one banquet ticket, shirt, and entry to monthly drawings, and $25 for one banquet ticket with no shirt or entry to monthly drawings. The tournament banquet and awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 11 in Stone Harbor.
For information call or text 856-839-6916 or email MKulickAF@gmail.com.