The Greater Point Pleasant Charter Boat Association – sponsors of Tuna Mania – have collaborated with the Ann E. Clark Foundation to deploy the boat, F/A Carters Creek on the Manasquan Inlet Reef. The 140-foot former commercial menhaden boat is 35 feet wide and 36 feet high and will provide a great profile outside of Manasquan Inlet and is expected to be deployed in mid-May.
According to Greater Point Pleasant Charter Boat Association president Ron Braen, the total cost to deploy the vessel is $140,000.00, with the association and the Ann E. Clark Foundation each covering half of the project expense.
“This will be our third deployment on the Manasquan Inlet Reef,” Braen said, noting this will also be the 31st deployment to New Jersey’s Artificial Reef Program for the Greater Point Pleasant Charter Boat Association. “The deployments are the results of our organizations fishing Tournaments, Mako Mania and now our latest tournament Tuna Mania to be held from June 10th to June 13th,” Braen added. For more information go to gppcba.com.