The 2019 Fishing Tournament is Here!

We are happy to announce the Peace King Cup fishing tournament, celebrating Father and Mother Moons’ 59th Holy Wedding Anniversary. 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, organizations, families, and friends.

The First Annual “True Parents’ Holy Wedding Anniversary Fishing Tournament” was established by Father and Mother Moon 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.

This fishing tournament is a church event for the members of the Family Federation for a Heavenly USA and their families and guests. 


Fishing Period: Saturday, May 18th, 8:00 am EST to Friday, May 24th, 5:00 pm EST (7 Days)

Fishing Area: From Half Moon Bay to New York lower bay including Raritan Bay.

Elco Fisherman's Marina, 50 Marine Dr., Bayonne, NJ 07002

Be at the docks at 7:30 am sharp


Date: Sat. May 25th, 2019

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 or call Capt Branch.


$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 (Morone saxatilis)

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:, or Call / Text: 551-250-9942

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

Boat location: Elco Fisherman's Marina, 50 Marine Dr., Bayonne, NJ 07002

See a picture and map here.


Registration is Full!


Captain Branch: / 551-250-9942