2023 Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament Early Registration

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2023 Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament Early Registration

This is for early registration ONLY. Online registration will close on April 22, 2023.

By NJ DEP Fish and Wildlife

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, May 21 · 6:30am - 1:30pm EDT


Island Beach State Park 2401 Central Avenue Seaside Park, NJ 08752

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About this event

  • 7 hours
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Sunday, May 21, 2023, Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, NJ

Fishing: 6:30 am - 1:00 pm

Awards Ceremony: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Tournament Rules:

The individual who catches the overall largest fish wins the "Governor's Award" and will have their name engraved on the Governor's Cup, which is permanently displayed at Island Beach State Park. Prizes are awarded to winners in a variety of age groups and fish species categories.

All funds raised by the tournament go toward improving beach access and surf fishing instruction programs and equipment.

The tournament is sponsored by NJDEP’s Fish & Wildlife and State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites; New Jersey State Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs; Jersey Coast Anglers Association and New Jersey Beach Buggy Association.

Questions call 609-748-4347 or email karen.byrne@dep.nj.gov

About the organizer

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