Angling, outdoors, and conservation news recap for the week ending September 23rd
Fish For A Cure (F4AC) is a fishing tournament on the Chesapeake Bay, based out of Annapolis, and fundraising challenge that makes waves in cancer care in our community. We raise funds by hosting an annual fishing tournament on the Chesapeake Bay, followed by a Shore Party in Annapolis, Maryland. All funds raised through F4AC directly benefit the Cancer Survivorship Program at Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute. Tournament lines in 6 a.m., lines out 4 p.m. Shore Party is 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. How Do I Register My Boat? Visit the Registration page. Scroll down and click the Registration button for the Open League. For captains: When the pop-up asks “How would you like to register?” click on “Create a team.” For anglers: When the pop-up asks “How would you like to register?” click on “Join a team.” Follow the instructions…
Presented by Pasadena Sportfishing. July 1st, 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Fort Smallwood Park in Pasadena. Click here for full details. TWO AGE GROUPS: (4 – 8) (9 – 15) – Door Prizes – Prizes in each age group for the 3 largest fish caught and most fish caught. CONTEST RULES All contestants must bring their fishing rod & reel. All contestants must check in at the registration table. (Registration time 7:30 am – 8:30 am) No registrations are accepted after 8:30 am. No fishing is allowed before the official contest starting time ( 8:30 am) Each contestant must use only one fishing rod and reel. Parents are not allowed to fish during the contest. Parents may help with rigging, baiting, and casting fishing rods only. Parents may not assist in hooking or helping to reel in fish. Winning fish will be determined by overall length. (nose to the…
The Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company (RHVFC) is proud and excited to host The Guardian of the Pearl Rockfish Tournament, a three-day event that features a two-day tournament (June 10-11) and a Captain’s Meeting (June 9). Situated on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, Rock Hall is a charming village known as The Pearl of the Chesapeake. The tournament promotes heritage, tourism, and fishing for the town while raising funds for the RHVFC which serves it and surrounding communities. Click here for full details.
The three-day Smith Island Fishing Tournament, founded in 2022, celebrates the culture of this iconic Chesapeake Bay community. Proceeds benefit the Smith Island Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to preserving its people, culture, and natural beauty. Funds to go the Smith Island Culture Center for improvement projects: https://www.facebook.com/SmithIslandCenter/ Prizes will be awarded for the top "Smith Island Slam", which is a 3 fish stringer of the following: Redfish Rockfish (striped bass for the non locals ;-) Spotted Seatrout (Speck) Longest aggregate length of all 3 wins. All measurements are to be exhibited on the official tournament ruler through the iAngler app, and measured from mouth to the longest part of the tail. Click here for full details.
One of the most celebrated fishing tournaments returns this Saturday, May 6th. Registered anglers will compete in this catch-photo-release striped bass tournament for cash prizes. After a day of fishing, everyone returns to the grounds of the Boatyard Bar & Grill for the post-tournament party (4 to 8 p.m.). All are welcome. Proceeds benefit Chesapeake Bay conservation and angling programs. Click here for full details.
Angling, outdoors, and conservation news recap for the week ending March 11th
Sign up for the 2022-2023 Coastal Conservation Association Maryland Pickerel Championship and have FOUR MONTHS of great fishing to catch, photo and release your way to some great trophies & other prizes. You may register any time before the tournament ends. Click here to redirect the official tournament page.
Challenging conditions make tournament day a grind, but we found a few fish