The 2017 Tournament is Here!

We are happy to announce the True Parents’ 57th Holy Wedding Anniversary Fishing Tournament. The tournament will be held for seven days on Hudson River and adjacent bays in NY and NJ area. We welcome individuals and groups from churches, departments, families and friends.

The First Annual “True Parents’ Holy Wedding Anniversary Fishing Tournament” was established by True Parents in April of 2000 on the Hudson River and in August of 2000 in Alaska as international tournaments to be held each year in America.

The fishing tournament is a church event for the members of FFWPU and their families and guest. 


Fishing Period: Saturday May 6, 6:00am to Friday May 12, 9:00pm 

Half Moon Bay to New York lower bay including Raritan Bay.

Be at the docks by 7:30am


Date: Sat. May 13, 2016

Time: 12pm

Fee: $20 per person; a special discounted price of $10 is available for tournament participants

Place: Clifton Family Church Fellowship Hall @ 78 DeMott Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011

Limited seating; make your reservations online.


$40 per participant including children.
Participants can fish as often as they want during the tournament period with the one-time fee.


FIRST PRIZE: $3000 and trophy

SECOND PRIZE: $1000 and trophy

THIRD PRIZE: fishing rod, reel and trophy

FOURTH PRIZE: fishing rod, reel and trophy

FIFTH PRIZE: fishing rod, reel and trophy

SPECIES: Striped Bass

MEASUREMENT: The winning fish is the largest by length. If two or more fish are the same length, the heaviest fish is the winner.
If the winning fish is under 38″, winner is awarded half of the cash prize + trophy


Fishing is available with a qualified captain aboard an Ocean Church vessel for the following fee:

Adult: $80 per person for one day fishing (6 hrs). Includes baits and tackle rental.

Child (12 and under): $60 per person per day.

Each participant pays a boating fee separately to a boat captain if he or she fishes on a boat.

To reserve your spot, please make a reservation by contacting Captain Takahashi at:, or Phone: 914-629-7660

You may want to bring: food, drink, rain gear (if weather looks bad), medication (if necessary), and camera.
It is colder on water than on land, so bring extra clothes.

Boat location: Elco Marina, 163 Avenue A, Bayonne, NJ 07002

See a picture and map here.


Online registration


Captain Takahashi: or 914-629-7660