Festivities connected to the annual tournament include something special this year. A celebration and luncheon will mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Ocean Providence on Saturday, May 17th at the Clifton Family Church in New Jersey. All are invited!
Period: May 3 Morning – May 16 Midnight (14 days)
Area: From Half Moon Bay, Croton-on-Hudson, to New York lower bay including Raritan Bay
$40 per person, including children.
Participants can fish as often as they want during the tournament period with the one-time fee.
If you wish to go fishing aboard an Ocean Church boat, please pay for your boat reservation on the RESERVATION page. This boating fee is in addition to the tournament entry fee.
Boating fees are as follows:
Adult: $80 per person for one day fishing (6 hrs). Includes bait, rod, and tackle rental.
Children (12 and under): $60 per person (6 hrs).
FIRST PRIZE: $3000, plus fishing rod and reel, trophy
SECOND PRIZE: $1500, plus fishing rod and reel, trophy
THIRD PRIZE: $800, plus fishing rod and reel, trophy
All participants must acquire both a New York State Recreational Marine Fishing License and a New Jersey State Recreational Marine Fishing License, free of charge.
Bring printed licenses with you. No one can fish without licenses. No exception!