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Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments - 2012



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

Posted Jan 27, 2013

  • Previous Years Tournaments - 2011

Martha's Vineyard Derby Logo

Martha's Vineyard
Derby Logo



The Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

The 2012 Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby ran from September 9th at 12.01 AM to October 13th at 10:00 PM.

2012 Derby Winners:

Category - Striped Bass
Boat: Stephen J. Pietruska - 44.40 lbs.
Shore: Tony H. Rezendes Jr. - 32.12 lbs.

Category - Bluefish
Boat: Adam Cummings - 16.06 lbs.
Shore: Robert J. Boyhan - 15.39 lbs.

Category - Bonito
Boat: Andrew M. Wheeler - 10.29 lbs.
Shore: Julian G. Pepper - 8.22 lbs.

Category - False Albacore
Boat: Patrick T. Jenkinson - 12.75 lbs.
Shore: Morgan T. Taylor - 13.22 lbs.

2012 Prize Winners

Robert J. Boyhan (shore bluefish) won the Eastern Boat!

Adam Cummings (boat bluefish) won the Clay Truck!

Link to: 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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Chris Neva

Chris Neves
43 Inch Striper - Released

The 2012 On The Water Magazine's Striper Cup Tournament ran from May 1st at 12.01 AM to September 16th at 6:00 PM.

2012 Results:

Largest Striper - Boat
Bary Centracchio - 58.80
Mike Lanni - 58.20 lbs.
Keith Salisbury - 55.90 lbs.

Largest Striper - Shore
William Sirontak 52.50 lbs.
Mike Everin 52.14 lbs.
Rob Taylor - 51.10 lbs.

Team
Team Atlas-Reel Deal - 543.21 lbs.
Aquidneck Island Striper Team - 525.30 lbs.
The Big Ditch Crew/Striped-Bass.com - 520.01 lbs.


Striper Of The Year: Barry Centracchio - 58.80 lbs.

Anglers Of The Year:
Boat: Keith Salisbury - 164.70
Shore: John Hanecak - 138.42


2012 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic


The 2012 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic took place on September 23rd and 24th.

2012 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Allan Vollmer 43.8 lbs. Rich Ventiera - 12.80 lbs.
2nd Billy Fisher - 36.10 lbs. Dimitrious Kostaf - 8.90 lbs.
3rd Joe Bono - 18.30 lbs. Mike Byrnes - 8.60 lbs.
4th Sean Kearney - 8.50 lbs.
5th Larry Carlucci - 8.40 lbs.



2012 South Shore Classic

The 2012 South Shore Classic, a Surf Fishing Tournament for Striped Bass & Bluefish was held at Captree State Park, Long Island from October 19th to 21st.

2012 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Nick George - 24.92 lbs. Henry Monteagudo - 14.44 lbs.
2nd Pete Fraker - 20.54 lbs. Tom Schneider - 14.32 lbs.
3rd Rubin Fourhier - 19.56 lbs. Allan Vollmer - 13.00 lbs.
4th Spencer McKee - 19.13 lbs. Ziggy Sokolowski - 12.93 lbs.
5th Henry Monteagudo - 17.20 lbs. Russell Clark - 12.87 lbs.


Jones Beach Surf Classic

The 2012 Jones Beach Classic will be held from
November 2nd through 4th.

The 2012 tournament never took place because of the Sandy Super Storm.

2011 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Rubin Fourner - 36.93 lbs. Jaiso Jomas - 11.19 lbs.
2nd Nick George - 24.34 lbs. Brett Rainer - 10.86 lbs.
3rd Peter Kruczko - 23.28 lbs. Tom Schneider - 10.71 lbs.



HRFA


Hudson River Fishermen's Association

The 2012 Hudson River Striped Bass Derby, Hudson River - From Troy NY to the Atlantic - was held from April 28th at 12:01 AM through April 29th at 5:00 PM.

2012 Liberty Derby Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass
1st Frank Green - 45.35 lb.
2nd Stuart Sharples - 43.06 lb.
3rd Randy Brockett - 41.69 lb.
4th Walter Chudkosky - 41.53 lb.
5th John Laforge - 39.25 lb.



2012 FCA Manhattan Cup

This tournament was held on Friday , May 18th.

2012 Winner: John Krush with Capt. Pieros 33.95 lbs.




Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Tournament Logo

Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament


The dates for the 2012 Hi Mar 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament were Oct. 19-21.

2012 Fall Tournament Results
Place Boat Fisherman Weight - 2 fish Where Caught
1st S.T. Bard Tom Novak 56.6lbs. Shrewsbury Rocks
2nd Tyman Chuck Many 55.2 lbs Hudson River
3rd Prime Coat Buddy Hughes 51.8 lbs Shrewsbury Rocks
4th Feeling Crabby Greg Taffet 47.6 lbs. Shrewsbury Rocks
5th Gene Graman 42.8 lbs. Ambrose Channel

Lady Angler Winner: Kathie Hughes - 26.2 pound striper.

Junior Angler Winner: Tristen Owens - 21.2 pound striper.




Highlands Spring Striped Bass Tournament Logo

Highlands Spring
Striper Tournament

The tenth annual premier Highlands Spring striped bass tournament was held from June 2nd to 3rd. at the Twin Lights Marina, Shrewsbury Ave, Highlands, NJ.

2012 Winners, Striped Bass (2 fish):

1st - Capt. Erwin Heinrich - 77.45 lbs.
2nd - Greg Nunn - 74.35 lbs.
3rd - Bill Zukasks - 66.95 lbs.
4th - Mike Ramizon - 66.90 lbs.

Winning Lady Angler was Trisha Pelkola - 26.70 lb. striper.



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Shark River Surf Anglers

The Shark River Surf Anglers hold both a spring and fall
striped bass fishing tournament.





Jersey Coast Shark Anglers' Striped Bass Tournament

Every Year the Jersey Coast Shark Anglers hold a Striped Bass Fishing Tournament.



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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.




Ray Sullivan

Ray Sullivan Jr. (2010 winner)

2012 Long Beach Island
Surf Fishing Classic

The 2012 Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic runs from Oct 6th to Dec 2nd.


The 2012 LBI Surf Fishing Classic was suspended, and then discontinued, because of the Sandy Super Storm!

The winners are based on the standings as of Oct. 28, 2012.


2012 Winners, Striped Bass:

1st - Joe Czapkowski - 48.63 lbs.,
caught on clam
2nd - Tim Stumpf - 36.31 lbs.,
caught on bunker
3rd - Robert Vallone - 28.88 lbs.,
caught on bunker
4th - Kevin Eichman - 26.38 lbs.,
caught on bunker
5th - Tim Stumpf - 24.63 lbs.,
caught on bunker



2012 Winners, Bluefish:

1st - Martin Supsie - 16.81 lbs., caught on bunker
2nd - Randy Swartley - 16.13 lbs., caught on bunker
3rd - Martin Supsie - 12.50 lbs., caught on bunker
4th - Martin Supsie - 10.94 lbs., caught on bunker
5th -





NJ Gov Fishing Tournament


2012 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

The 2012 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament was held on
Sunday, Oct. 7.

2012 Winner

Bill Shepard won the 2012 Governor's
Cup with a 20.4 inch bluefish.



Chesapeake Striper

MSSA Championship of the Chesapeake

The dates for the 2012 MSSA Spring Tournament, "Championship of the Chesapeake", were May 4-6.

2012 Tournament Results
- Amateur Division.

Largest Rockfish:
Glenn Orr - 42.10 lbs.
Joe Klug - 36.6 lbs.
Karl Foster - 33.1 lbs.
Charles Wilson - 33.0 lbs.
Steve Smith - 32.7 lbs.

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



steve and Mike Dodson

Steve and Mike Dodson

MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

The dates for the 2012 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic are Nov 17 & 18.

2011 Tournament Results:

Largest Rockfish:
1st - Steve Dodson - 51.65 lbs
2nd - Andrew Turner - 42.45 lbs
3rd - John Patchett - 41.50 lbs.
4th - Doug Scott - 41.00 lbs.
5th - Marty Simounet - 40.25 lbs.



"The Fisherman" 2012 Dream Boat Fishing Challenge

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

2012 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Mike Lanni - 58.20 lbs. James McSloy - 20.95 lbs.
2nd Jack Linton - 56.10 lbs. Phil LaGrossa - 20.13 lbs.
3rd Phil Connor - 56.00 lbs. Bob Haines - 19.25 lbs.
4th Richard Morris - 55.36 lbs. Gary Read - 19.11 lbs.
5th Dennis Petersen - 53.80 lbs. Adam Aguiar - 18.85 lbs.

Scott Kaelin won the 2012 Dream Boat Challenge Drawing. Scott qualified for the drawing by finishing in first place in the fluke category. His fluke weighed 14.25 pounds.

Scott won a fully equipped 2012 23-foot Hydra-Sports center console boat powered by a 250 horsepower Evinrude E-TEC engine.



Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout


Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout

The 10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout was held from January 4th to 6th 2013, at Virginia Beach, Virginia.


30.55 lb. Striped Bass

30.55 Lb. Striped Bass

The Miss Susie II caught the one and only rockfish in 3 days of fishing by the 55 boats in the tournament. The lone striper weighed 30.55 lbs, and was worth $176,000 to the the winner.

The poor fishing during the tournament was stated to be because the striped bass were all out in the ocean beyound the 3 mile limit.

The next Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout will be held January 9-11, 2014.





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