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Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments - 2013



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

Posted February 27, 2014



Martha's Vineyard Derby Logo

Martha's Vineyard
Derby Logo



The Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

The 2013 Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby ran from September 15th to October 19th.


2013 Derby winners:

Category - Striped Bass
Boat: Stephen J. Pietruska - 39.94 lbs.
Shore: Jena-Lynn Beauregard. - 34.63 lbs.

Category - Bluefish
Boat: Daniel Hiemer - 19.69 lbs.
Shore: Ralph J. Peckham - 15.18 lbs.

Category - Bonito
Boat: Bob H. Clay - 11.49 lbs.
Shore: Cooper A. Gilkes - 6.58 lbs.

Category - False Albacore
Boat: Sam T. Bell - 13.24 lbs.
Shore: Bill R. Hansen - 13.10 lbs.

The winner of the 2013 Silverado pick-up truck was Sam Bell.

The winner of the Eastern Boats Eastern 22 with motor and trailer was Jeana-Lynn Beauregard.

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

Striper Cup Logo

Chris Neva

Chris Neves
43 Inch Striper - Released

The 2013 On The Water Magazine's Striper Cup Tournament ran from May 1st to September 15th.

2013 winners:

Largest Striper - Boat
Greg Meyerson - 73.75 lbs.
Jeffrey Thibideau - 60.70 lbs.
Charles Bridges - 53.00 lbs.

Largest Striper - Shore
Joseph Murphy - 53.55 lbs.
Bill Jacob - 48.70 lbs.
Peter Bracken - 48.00 lbs.

Largest Striper - Youth
Michael Bridges - 42.50 lbs.
Reilly Hobe - 41.69 lbs.
Joe Bartnicki - 38 lbs.

Striper Teams
Atlas Reel Deal - 426.93 pts.
Team CTS - 414.08 pts
RISAA - 403.45 pts.


Striper Of The Year: Greg Meyerson - 73.75 lbs.

Yamaha Quad Winners - Greg Myerson, Peter Bracken

Pursuit Boat Winner - Eddie Gonzalez

Youth Kayak Winner - Michael Bridges



2013 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic

The 2013 Montauk Surf Fishing Classic was held from September 20-22.

2013 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st John Bruno - 37.16 lbs. Jeff Krist - 9.50 lbs.
2nd Gary Krist - 18.42 lbs. Geman Caceres - 7.80 lbs.
3rd Dave Hasse - 18.22 lbs. Ziggy Sokowski - 6.10 lbs.
4th Richard Delprete - 5.40 lbs.
5th Billy Fischer - 5.40 lbs.



2013 South Shore Classic

The 2013 South Shore Classic, a Surf Fishing Tournament for Striped Bass & Bluefish was, held at Captree State Park, Long Island on October 18-20.

2013 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Jorge Estrada - 24.28 lbs. Barry Barone - 16.10 lbs.
2nd Ruben Fournier- 23.38 lbs. Pete LaFata - 12.68 lbs.
3rd Mark Anderson - 22.78 lbs. Jeff Collins - 11.24 lbs.
4th Phil Tubiolo - 11.04 lbs.
5th Don Jansson - 9.64 lbs.


2013 Jones Beach Surf Classic

The 2013 Jones Beach Classic took place from November 2-3.

2013 Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Robert Heffert - 24.39 lbs. Carlo Sorce - 9.12 lbs.
2nd Kevin Donahue - 22.20 lbs.
3rd Fred Torre - 20.79 lbs.
4th Charlie Vollmer - 19.94 lbs.
5th Kyle Triptree - 18.96 lbs.



HRFA


Hudson River Fishermen's Association

The 2013 Hudson River Striped Bass Derby was held on April 27th and 28th.

2013 Liberty Derby Tournament Results
Place Striped Bass Where Caught
1st John Sharples - 37.75 lb. Croton
2nd Michael Babiak - 37.70 lb. Atlantis
3rd Bill Glucksnis - 34.70 lb. Atlantis Released!
4th Paul Faist - 33.80 lb. Croton
5th Paul Faist - 333.08 lb. Croton

HRFA Tournament Winners

John Sharpless



2013 FCA Manhattan Cup

The 2013 Manhattan Cup tournament was held on Friday, May 17th.

2013 Winners

Manhattan Cup Fishermen

Mnhattan Cup Fishermen

Largest Striped Bass Caught on Bait - Dave Wanamaker with Capt. Jason Dapra 30.96 lbs.

Largest Striped Bass Caught on Articicial - Anthony Davino with Capt. Brian Goulart 14.44 lbs.

Largest Striped Bass Caught on Fly - Robert Place with Capt. Joe Shastay
13.77 lbs.

Largest Striped Bass Live Release - Chris Cuomo with Capt. Andy LoCasio 21.2 lbs.




Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Tournament Logo

Hi-Mar Striper Club 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament


The 2013 Hi Mar 40 Hour Striped Bass Tournament was held from 8 PM on Friday Oct 25th to Noon on Sunday Oct 27th.

2013 Fall Tournament Results
Place Boat Fisherman Weight - 2 fish Where Caught
1st S.T. Bard Tom Novak 51.4lbs. East of Jones Inlet
2nd Nauti Boy Al Dudas 49.2 lbs Staten Island
3rd Feeling Crabby Gregg & Ryan Taffet 45.6 lbs Jones Inlet
4th Little Silver Casey Campi 43 lbs.
5th All In Gary Carr 37.6 lbs. Shresbury River

Lady Angler Winner: Irene Block - 22.6 pound striper.



2013 Highlands Spring Striper Tournament

The 2013 Highlands Spring Striped Bass Tournament was held from June 2nd to June 3rd.

2013 Winners, Striped Bass (2 fish):

1st -Len Fantasia on Wave Dancer - 80 lbs.
2nd - Mike Sisto on Backwater - 74.25 lbs.
3rd - Joe DeSilva on Just Joe - 67.7 lbs.

Winning Lady Angler was Michele Cook on SauerKraut - 31 lb. striper.



Shark River Surf Anglers Logo



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.



Berkeley Striper Club Logo



Berkeley Striper Club
Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments

The Berkeley Striper Club Holds both a spring and fall striped bass fishing tournament.




LBI Surf Fishing Classic Logo


First Fish - Russ Deltoni

First Fish - Russ Dentoni

2013 Long Beach Island
Surf Fishing Classic

The 2013 LBI Surf Fishing Classic was held from Oct. 7 to Dec 1.


2013 Winners, Striped Bass:

1st - Brian Schmidt, 31.13 lbs., caught on bunker
2nd - Robert Vallone, 30.06 lbs., caught on plug
3rd - Joseph Guarini, 27 lbs., caught on bunker
4th - Thomas Anderson, 24.75 lbs., caught on bunker
5th - Nick Frungillo - 23.63 lbs., caught on plug



2013 Winners, Bluefish:

1st - Bill Montrey - 12.00 lbs., caught on bunker
2nd -
3rd -
4th -
5th -

Only one bluefish was turned in.





NJ Gov Fishing Tournament


2013 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

The 2013 NJ Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament, was held at Island Beach State Park, on Sunday, October 6.

2013 Winner

Barry South won the 2013 NJ Governor's
Cup with a 18.5 inch bluefish.


2013 MSSA Championship on the Chesapeake

The 2013 MSSA Spring Tournament, "Championship on the Chesapeake", was held from May 3-5.

MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake


Alan Mansfield - MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake

Alan Mansfield

2013 Tournament Results

Largest Rockfish:
1st Place- Chris Long - 51.1 lbs.
2nd place - Troy Cook - 43.4 lbs.
3rd place - Fred Lynch - 42.9 lbs.
4th place - Alan Mansfield - 42.5 lbs.
5th place - Matthew Keen - 41.0 lbs.







2013 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

The 2013 MSSA Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic was held from Nov 23rd to 24th.



Alan Mansfield - MSSA Chapionship of the Chesapeake

Rob Harris


The largest fish caught in the tournament was the 47+ lb. striped bass shown on the right, caught by Rob Harris.

Photo Courtesy of MSSA (Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association)



"The Fisherman" 2013 Dream Boat Fishing Challenge

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

2013 Tournament Final Standings
Place Striped Bass Bluefish
1st Mike Lanni - 55.5 lbs. Austin Walinchus - 25 lbs.
2nd Jack Linton - 55.2 lbs. Howard Owens - 23.4 lbs.
3rd Jonathan Lewie - 55.1 lbs. Robert Carlson - 23 lbs.
4th Vincent Iacuone - 53.95 lbs. Walter Fisher - 22.75 lbs.
5th Charlie Schembri - 53.14 lbs. Anthony Muia - 22.2 lbs.

Brian Stafford won the 2013 Dreamboat Challenge Grand Prize, a Cobia 217 Center console with a Yamaha 150 HP motor. Brian qualified for the drawing with his 3rd place 57.13 pound yellowfin tuna.



Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout


Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout

The 11th Annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout was held from January 9th to 11th, 2014, at Virginia Beach, Virginia.


2014 Rockfish Shootout

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2014 Results
- January 9th to 11th.

No fish were weighed in during the 2014 three day 11th annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout. The tournament payout was awarded Saturday night by raffle at the tournament banquet held at the Surfside Inn.

Previous Year

During the 2013 three day tournament, ony one atriper was weighed in. The poor fishing during that tournament was stated to be because the striped bass were all out in the ocean beyound the 3 mile limit.


  • Previous Years Tournaments - 2012
  • Previous Years Tournaments - 2011



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