STRIPERSPACE.COM LOGO


Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments - 2017



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

See links to past years tournament results, including 2016, at the bottom of this page.

Posted November 15, 2017

Scroll down to see all the tournaments



Martha's Vineyard Derby Logo

Martha's Vineyard
Derby Logo



The Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

The 2017 Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby started Sunday, September 10 (12.01 am) and will end Saturday, October 14 (10.00 pm.)


2017 Derby Final Standingz


Category - Striped Bass
Boat: Stephen B. Hansel - 51.05 lbs.
Shore: John C. Stasiuk - 29.61 lbs. lbs.

Category - Bluefish
Boat: Mason Warburton - 18.81 lbs.
Shore: Robert Bottary - 16.70 lbs.

Category - Bonito
Boat: Steve J. Baccelli - 10.80 lbs.
Shore: Mark Campos - 8.57 lbs.

Category - False Albacore
Boat: Trish Lyman - 12.23 lbs.
Shore: Casey Elliston - 12.56 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

Striper Cup Logo

On The Water Magazine

The 2017 On The Water Magazine's Striper Cup Tournament began on May 1st and ends on September 10 th.

2017 Standings

Largest Fish

Boat
Matthew Weckbacher - 69.0 lbs.

Shore
Robert Taylor - 48.5 lbs.

Youth
Michael Bridges - 46 lbs.

Team Leaders

1st - Aquidneck Island Striper Team - 275.38 points

2nd - Hookers Inc - 273.2 points

3rd - Team Rocco - 269.32 point

Catch and Release

Follow this link to see: Catch and Release Standings..


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


2017 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic

The 2017 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic ran from noon Friday September 22 to noon Sunday September 24.

2017 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st German Caceras - 28.12 lbs. Tony Crisostomo - 14.36 lbs.
2nd Mike Coppola - 22.14 lbs. James Schneider - 12.96lbs.
3rd Frank Mercurio - 18.26 lbs. John Rieweris - 12.38 lbs.

Striped Bass Catch and Release

Damian Toeman - 38 inches.

2017 South Shore Surf Fishing Classic

The 2017 South Shore Classic, a Surf Fishing Tournament for Striped Bass & Bluefish, that was held at Captree State Park, Long Island, ran from from noon Friday October 13th through noon Sunday October 15 th.

2017 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Richie V. - 28.5 lbs Ziggy Sokolowski - 10.84 lbs.
2nd Prachak Lee Lavva - 27.6 lbs Phil Tubiolo - 10.5 lbs.
3rd J.J. - 22.8 lbs Jorga Estrada - 7.56 lbs.

Soauth Shore Classic 2017

2017 South Shore
Classic Winners





Striped Bass Catch and Release

1st - Gerald Doyle - 44 inches
2nd - Brett Rainer - 42.5 inches
3rd - Joseph Gallichio - 39 inches


2017 Jones Beach Surf Fishing Classic

The dates for the 2017 Jones Beach Surf Fishing Classic are November 3 - 5.

2016 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Rubin Fournier - 25.13 lbs.
2nd Larry Pacifico - 24.25 lbs.
3rd Charlie Vollmer - 17.79 lbs.


Babylon NY 2017 Autumn Surf Fishing Cup


Babylon Surfcasters


The 2017 tournament, hosted by the Paumonak Surfcasters, ran from Friday, October 27th throhgh 12 noon Sunday , October 29th.

2017 Tournament Results were:
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Frank Shortmeyer - 20.1 lbs. Charlie Vollmer - 14.3 lbs.
2nd Anthony Keller - 19.5 lbs. Terry Murburger - 14 lbs.
3rd Chris Mulhall- 18.7 lbs.

Striped bass catch and release winner - Anthony Keller




Hi-Mar Striper Club Striped Bass Tournaments


Spring Tournament


The 2017 Hi Mar Striper Club Spring Tournament was held on Saturday (06/03/17) from 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Atlantic Highlands Marina.


2017 Spring Tournament Results
Place Boat Weight - 2 fish
1st Billy The Kid 85.2 lbs.
2nd Johhny Fish 77.8 lbs.
3rd Fisher Price 76.1 lbs.
4th Eastwick 75.9 lbs.
5th No Name 72.5 lbs.

Largest Fish: 48.4 lbs. caught on Billy The Kid using a Spoon Fed Spoon II.

Lady Angler: Lyndsey Louis - 32.4 lbs.




Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Tournament Logo

Fall Tournament


The 2017 Hi-Mar 40 Hour Striped Bass Fall Tournament will run from 8 PM on Friday (10/13/17) to Noon on Sunday (10/15/17) at Bahrs Landing Restaurant.



2016 Fall 40 Hour Tournament Results
Place Boat Captain Weight - 2 fish
1st Capricorn Too 63.3 lbs.
2nd Nauti Boy 57.0 lbs.
3rd Honey Badger 55 lbs.
4th Johnny Bucktails 51.6 lbs.
5th Feeling Crabby 50.6 lbs.

Overall largest fish - Capricorn Too - 35.2 Pound striper.

Winning Lady Angler - Kristin Kilar - 29.1 Pound striper.


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



LBI Surf Fishing Classic Logo


2017 Long Beach Island Spring Surf Bass Fishing Tournament - "Simply Bassing"


2017 Simply Bassing Tournament Results
Place Fisherman Wt, lbs Location Bait/Lure
1st Ted Kamish Jr. 44.38 Noth End Bunker
2nd Timothy Stumpf 29.60 Mid Island Bunker
3rd Jason Hoch 25.94 Mid-Island/td> Bunker
4th Jeff Crabtree 18.86 Surf City Bunker


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



Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic



LBI Surf Fishing Classic Logo


John Matt

John_Matt - 48lb Striper

The 2017 LBI Surf Fishing Classic runs from Qct. 7 - Dec. 10.


2017 Results

Largest Striped Bass:

1st - John Matt - 48.00 lbs.
2nd - Anthony Mormile - 35.52 lbs.
3rd - John Baxter - 29.76 lbs.
4th - Peter Kelly - 27.84 lbs.
5th - Patrick Presutto - 27.36 lbs.



Largest Bluefish:
1st - Robert Vallone - 15.16 lbs.
2nd - Gary Grippaldi - 14.12 lbs.
3rd - Chet Bojarski - 13.16 lbs.
4th - Bill Montrey - 12.98 lbs.
5th - Quinn J. Rutan - 12.52 lbs.


Womens Division
Largest Striped Bass:
1st - Cathy Thiel - 15.90 lbs.
2nd -
3rd -
Largest Bluefish:
1st -
2nd -
3rd -


Senior Division
Largest Striped Bass:
1st - John Baxter - 29.76 lbs.
2nd - Merle Van Liere - 22.74 lbs.
3rd - Steve Warren - 18.96 lbs.

Largest Bluefish:
1st - Chet Bojarski - 13.16 lbs,
2nd - Bill Montrey - 12.98 lbs,
3rd - Dan Procida - 9.74 lbs.


Youth Division
Largest Striped Bass - Logan Johnson - 8.10 lbs.
Largest Bluefish - Quinn J. Rutan - 12.52 lbs


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




Kyle Brendel

Kyle Brendel


2017 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

The 2017 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament, was held at Island Beach State Park, on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

2017 Winners

Kyle Brendel won the 2017 NJ Governor's Cup tournament with a 34 inch bluefish.

The Lacy High School Toad Masters team won the high school team category cup for taking first place with a 22.75 inch bluefish.

For more information follow this Link:
NJ Gov


2017 MSSA Championship on the Chesapeake

The 2017 MSSA Spring Tournament, "Championship on the Chesapeake", will be held from May 5 to May 7, 2017.


 MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake

2016 Tournament Results
Amateur Division Main Tournament

Largest Rockfish:

Captain

1st Place - John Weber - 47.2 lbs.
2nd place - George Hall - 41.2 lbs.
3rd place - Frank Holden - 40.25lbs.
4th place - Roger Grissom - 40.25 lbs.
5th place - Dwayne Henderson - 40.05 lbs.


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



2017 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

The MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, The Bay's Largest Rockfish Tournament, will be held from Nov 17-19, 2017.


2016 Tournament Results

39 fish were weighed in. The tournament was shortened because of bad weather.

Leaderboard - Amateur Division

Largest Rockfish:

1st Place - Weber - 55.30 lbs.
2nd place - Moore - 45.45 lbs.
3rd place - Delph - 30.30 lbs.


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



"The Fisherman" 2017 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 were removed from the Dream Boat Contention.

2017 Tournament Standings - Bluefish and Fluke
Place Bluefish Fluke
1st Anthony Muia - 21.63 lbs. Chester Green - 14 lbs.
2nd Dave Wissemann - 19.8 lbs. Wayne Carney - 14 lbs.
3rd Ken Sparks - 19.06 lbs. A. Mendolia - 13.85 lbs.
4th Justin Rostron - 17.7 lbs. Anthony Mega - 13.45 lbs.
5th Charles Decrescenzo - 17.63 lbs. Bill Horvath - 13.35 lbs.


In 2016 Vincent Deledda won the 2016 Dreamboat Challenge Grand Prize, a Cobia 201 Center Console with a Yamaha 150 hp outboard motor.


Follow this link to see More: Fisherman's Dream Boat Challenge



Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout


Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout


The 15th Annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout will be held from December 7-19, 2017.


2016 Rockfish Shootout


2016 Results

3 largest fish

1st Place: Matador 1, 138.30 lbs.
2nd Place: La Grande Slam 1, 134.00 lbs.
3rd Place: Paper Doll, 124.50 lbs.
4th Place: Sho-Nuff, 122.55 lbs.
5th Place: Oceans East 3, 104.30 lbs.


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



Previous Years Striped Bass Tournament Results


  • Previous Years striped Bass Tournaments - 2016
  • Previous Years striped Bass Tournaments - 2015
  • Previous Years Striped Bass Tournaments - 2014
  • Previous Years Striped Bass Tournaments - 2013
  • Previous Years Striped Bass Tournaments - 2012



      




Link back to the top