We are happy to announce the True Parents’ 59th 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 the Family Federation for a Heavenly USA and their families and guests.
WHEN & WHERE
Fishing Period: Saturday May 18th, 6:00am EST to Friday May 24th, 9:00pm EST (7 Days)
Fishing Area: From Half Moon Bay to New York lower bay including Raritan Bay.
Elco Marina, 50 Marine Dr., Bayonne, NJ 07002
Be at the docks at 7:30am sharp
AWARD CEREMONY and LUNCHEON
Date: Sat. May 25th, 2018
Time: 12:00pm ~ 2:00pm EST
Fee: $10 per person for tournament participants; $20 each for others
Place: Clifton Family Church
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 entry 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
Note: If a winning striped bass is under 38″, half cash prize and trophy awarded.
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 fishing pole, bait, and tackle rental.
Child (12 and under): $60 per person per day (6 hrs).
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 Branch at:
Email: Gaarderbranch@gmail.com, or Phone: 551-250-9942
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 we recommend bringing extra clothes.
Boat location: Elco Marina, 163 Avenue A, Bayonne, NJ 07002
Captain Branch: Gaarderbranch@gmail.com / 551-250-9942