While most striper tournaments occur in the fall Suffolk Marine Anglers has been holding their competition in the month of June for last seven years. The excitement begins with a shotgun start 6:00 am on Sunday June 11h 2017 from the Babylon Village Dock. Boundaries are from Moriches inlet to East Rockaway (Debs) inlet and participants must weigh their catch in by 3:30pm. Last year fisherman’s competed for nearly $20,000 dollars in prize money. Once again money will be raised for Hospice Care Network, a great non profit close to many of the anglers hearts.
There will also be a catch and release category The winner will receive a prize for the largest in length released striped bass. There are also many other chances to cash in, including a slot fish category, Calcuta blue fish category and a mystery fish.
The captains meeting will be held at Miller’s Ale House in Deer Park at Thursday June 8th 7:30pm. Thousands of dollars in prizes from local and national sponsors will be raffled off at the meeting along with a Chinese auction. will be held More information is available from the www.suffolkmarineanglers.com 631-669-0907
We'd like to thank the Accurate Reels, Rep. Sean Loy for coming down and putting on a great presentation at our April meeting!
Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle will be at the Freeport Show Feb 18th &19th
The New York Sportfishing Federation proudly presents its 34th Annual Show and Auction on President's Day weekend, February 18th & 19th. Over 50 vendors will be on hand as well as over 20 seminars by local experts and captains spanning the two day event. Show times are Saturday 8am -6pm and Sunday 9am-2:30pm. Followed by our gigantic live auction on Sunday featuring a wide array of items such as charter/party boat trips, apparel, artwork, surf and boat tackle, custom rods, reels, and the queen of the auction, a trip of a lifetime to Tanaku Lodge in Alaska! Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children, and children under 12 are free. Parking is free. For more info. go to NYSF.ORG
Capt. Jerry McGrath with be our guest for the January meeting. He will be discussing how to fish Alaska. Specifically Tanaku Lodge. See you next week!