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Begin your big water fishing lessons by targeting sandy beaches as they are more forgiving than hard structure in that you are less likely to get hung up, the fish are often close to shore, and landing and releasing them is easier. PHOTO & CAPTION CREDIT:
SUMMARY: Fall is a great time of year for many outdoors activities. For surf fishermen high on that list is the much anticipated southward migration of stripers which continues through the month of November and into December.

Due to the CV19 pandemic, the Association of Surf Angler Clubs made a wise decision to cancel their tournaments for 2020. However, as conditions evolve, there remains a few opportunities to compete where social distancing and other precautions will apply. So, we have invited several knowledgable guests to join our meeting to report on the surf fishing scene this season and their fall tournaments.

The HRFA is first and foremost a fishing club. So, let's talk fishing!
Pete Kupper owner of Charlies Bait and Tackle, 485 NJ-35, Normandy Beach.

The 9th Annual Surf Turkey Tournament will be catch and release. Stripers will be judged on length not weight like past years. They must be measured by the tape that is supplied to you when you sign up!!!!
Nick Honachefsky
Surf fishing guide, Sportfishing Writer, TV Host and Editor.

By all accounts, Nick's 2nd annual Barrier Island Beach Brawl surf fishing tournament, held October 9-10 for surfcasters between Manasquan and Barnegat inlets, was a success. Many fish were cleaned and donated to
Carl Hartmann, lifetime member and Past VP of the HRFA is having an American Angler Classic surf fishing tournament scheduled for November 1st on the beaches of Seaside Park.
November 8th 2020. Judges will be at four locations: 1. Island Beach State Park (Register at Area 7 in the back parking lot), 2. Brigantine (Register at North End Entrance. Brigantine 08203), 3. Corson’s Inlet State Park (Register at County Hwy 619 Ocean City 08214) and 4. LBI (Register at Surf City B & T Parking Lot 317 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City 08008)
Next General Meeting
7:15 PM November 10
Guest Speaker
Invited Guests
Executive Meeting
Date TBD
Under normal times we always meet the 1st Tuesday of every month Ridgefield Park Elks at 7:30 pm
HRFA Officers
Aram Setian
Vice President
Joseph Albanese
Frank Wisniewski
John Malool
Membership Secretary
Arnold Ulrich
Board Members
Chairman Youth Anglers
Wayne Geider 
Hooked on the Hudson
Pete Musse
Gil Hawkins
Miguel Sardinas
Fishing Contests
Aram Setian
Scott Havner
Outdoors Shows
Dave Mercer
Janice Soto
Dan Harrison
Director Emeritus
Tony Evangelista
Antony Carbone (2020)
Ivan Garcia (2021)
Marius Bahr (2022) 
Nominating Committee:
John Golon
Gil Hawkins
Aram Setian
Social Media Committee:
Alex Spindelman
Editor River Views:
Joseph Albanese
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The Hudson River Fishermen’s Association is a group of recreational fishermen who make active use of the N.Y. Bight and the surrounding water system and are concerned with the present and future state of these fisheries. Our objectives are to encourage the responsible use of aquatic resources and protection of habitat. We assist where possible in efforts to abate pollution and promote sportfishing and the management of that recreation. We are a IRS recognized nonprofit 501c3 organization . All donations are welcome and maybe tax deductable. 
Did you know that back issues (2019 & 2020 only) of River Views, the monthly newsletter of the HRFA, are available for all to enjoy on our website? Click here, or the River Views banner, to go directly there and catch up on your reading.
From our President
Greetings HRFA Members and Friends,

I hope that as of this writing, we find you all well and safe.

As the COVID-19 situation continues and the Elks lodge is still closed, we are conducting the HRFA General
meetings using video teleconferencing. I would like to express our thanks and appreciation to those that participated in the last video conference and shared their valuable and entertaining fishing stories.

As indicated in my last message, we were able to resume our E-Board meetings at the Elks Lodge. We were able to conduct the last meeting outdoors there and in person.

As many of you are aware, the productive fishing season is ahead of us. We are a tough bunch of anglers and the approaching cold weather does not deter us going after Blackfish and Black Sea bass. We have reports that the Salmon fishing as also great. (See the article & photos submitted by Carl Bruger.) In December we will be going after the Steelheads in the Upper Niagara.

We will be looking to hear of your fishing experiences in the upcoming HRFA General Meeting. Unfortunately, the Lodge is still not opened to allow us to conduct the general meetings at this time. One of the traditional activities, the HRFA Year End Auction is being investigated to be conducted virtually.

At this time, still, many of the HRFA activities continue to be suspended or postponed. As we are closely following the current safety and health recommendations on the COVID-19 and reassessing our planned activities.

Be well and stay safe,
Capt. Aram Setian
HRFA 2020 President

Fight for the Hudson
Support the HRFA with a $10 donation and you will be entered to win this Mad River Canoe.

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we postponed the Annual Awards Dinner and the canoe raffle until a date yet to be determined in the Fall. So, tickets are still available for purchase.
To get raffle tickets for a chance to win a beautiful Mad River Canoe in outstanding condition donated & autographed by naturalist Chris Letts contact Dan Harrison or Joe Albanese to get your raffle ticket(s).


To purchase tickets ($10 each) by check make it to "HRFA Canoe Raffle" and mail to HRFA, P.O. Box 421, Cresskill, NJ 07626.
In this month's issue of River Views
We start with Fund for a Better Waterfront's November 12 on-line auction announcement. That's followed by two articles on access related issues: 1) Hudson River and 2) Sandy Hook. Then an article on striped bass migration.

Our next event will be November 7 when we return to fish off the Castle Point T-Pier in Hoboken.

We share the latest post from THE HRFA's Instagram page. The That's Entertainment section covers how the Village of Piermont is prepping for anticipated sea-level rise. Under that same heading we share an article from The Fisherman magazine's update on the stripers carrying the satellite tags from Gray Fish Tag Research. If you purchased a 3R sticker to compete in the HRFA's Calcutta portion of the Catch & Release Striped Bass Derby this past Spring you contributed to fund that project. It's a VERY interesting read.

You have to see the photographs and read Carl Bruger's column for the month. He is catching some super-sized salmon up on The East Side of Lake Ontario.

What remains are the HRFA Photo Galley, Pete Musse's "From Fish to Dish" column, the HRFA calendar etc. from our Membership Chair, Arnie Ulrich, an appeal from a college student to complete the "Hudson River Angler Questionnaire" and more.

As always we hope you enjoy this month's issue. Please email comments, photos, articles, news and other things of interest to members to care of The Editor.

The Editor
River Views
IMPORTANT NOTE: The full version of River Views is for members only. HRFA Members, if your emailed copy of River Views ends abruptly look for this quote "[Message clipped]  "View entire message" at the bottom of the page. Clicking there will open up the full issue.
Fund for a Better Waterfront
Fund for a Better Waterfront is celebrating its 30 years of advocacy by having a virtual fundraising party. Their mission to "Connect the Waterfront" is in alignment with ours to "Fight for the Hudson". The importance of preserving public access to the river extends beyond the residents of Hoboken and neighboring towns.

In 2019 FBW honored the HRFA with its prestigious Riparian Award. Photographed accepting the award is Dan Harrison and Capt Aram Setian. Then respectively President and VP of our organization. This year the 9th Annual Riparian Award is going to the Billion Oyster Project.
Speaking of river access ...
The NJ DEP is conducting a survey to reassess Liberty State Park / Caven Point restoration and recreational usage.

Given that HRFA was a key driver in insuring fishing access when LSP was built, it is important to work directly with DEP to continue to insure fishing access ... and possibly to the Caven Point nature area. 
You may be surprised that the recreational activity of "fishing" is not an available option on their survey. I suggest you take the survey and select "Other" and specify "Fishing" every chance you get. Fishermen are people too. Just saying. Click here to take the 5 minute survey. Lets make our voices heard. Or be closed out of one more shore line.
Speaking of surf fishing and beach access ...

Please read the open letter from John Toth and George Brown at JCAA regarding the closure of the tip of Sandy Hook due the unsafe conditions created by dredging the shipping channels and pumping the sand onto the beach.
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OCTOBER 27, 2020

The False Hook area at Sandy Hook, NJ has been closed effective October 1st, 2020 for the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge sand from that location. This closure has completely cut off surf fishing access to the northern end of Sandy Hook just as Striped Bass, False Albacore, and Bluefish exit Raritan Bay on their southerly migration.  In addition to fish leaving Raritan Bay, Striped Bass, False Albacore, and Bluefish are migrating south from the Hudson River, Long Island and New England. The unique geography and location of Sandy Hook places all of these fish close to shore and, coupled with the presence of large schools of migrating forage fish, makes the fall of the best times of the year to fish at Sandy Hook. 

The Jersey Coast Anglers Association sees several problems with the closure and the way it is being managed.  
  • Anglers were only informed of this closure about a week before it was set to take effect on October 1st, but the dates of the closure were known well in advance of the announcement.
  • The dredged area shown on the project maps released by Gateway National Recreation Area’s Sandy Hook Unit shows the site being dredged about 1/10th of a mile in length. The Army Corp of Engineers is closing one mile of beach for this project.
  • The start date of the project is October 1st, but the closure announcement states that the project will not be completed until late December or early January. 
  • There is a concern that if the dredging project continues past mid-January it can affect the winter flounder spawn. 
  • Anglers, as well as other beach users, are already banned from the Northern Fishing Area at Sandy Hook for over 6 months to accommodate nesting birds. Adding a 3-month, closure after the nesting birds’ closure, denies beach users from using the beach for three quarters of the year. This leaves only the winter months for people to use the beach.        

The following is the official position of the Jersey Coast Angler’s Association (JCAA) in relation to the current dredging project at the False Hook and the resultant area closure. 
  1. In the future, adequate notice of beach closures must be given to all affected beach users at least 45 days in advance of the closure. 
  2. Anglers have purchased annual nighttime fishing passes, but those permits are now devalued due to the closure. 
  3. Fishing not only provides recreational opportunities for anglers but supports the local economy through bait and tackle shops, restaurants, hotels, and many other local business purchases.
  4. Anglers from out of the Monmouth County area, plan on fishing the False Hook in the fall and now must change their plans. These anglers may have made lodging reservations that they cannot change or cancel. 
  5. Coupled with the Covid19 restrictions, the closure of the False Hook fishing access has further impacted local businesses at a time when they could have extended their season.     
  6. The size of the closure area must be minimized to meet the needs of beach users while accommodating safety and security. The size of the current closure area is disproportionate to the actual work area.
  7. Three months appears to be a long timeline for dredging an area approximately one-tenth of a mile long. The Army Corp of Engineers needs to improve their management of this dredging project by:
  8. Moving future projects to be completed as late in the year as possible so as not to affect the prime fall fishing through beach closures, increased water turbidity, or disturbance of the nearshore environment.  
  9. Minimizing the duration of any beach closure to this area so that the beach is reopened quickly.
  10. Scheduling their contractors so that the work is done without interruption and completed efficiently.   
  11. The work can effectively be performed in late December or early January without interfering with the winter flounder spawning. Scheduling future dredging projects later in the year preserves the surf fishing while allowing anglers to have a better chance to catch fish.
  12. When scheduling this dredging project, The Army Corps of Engineers must consider the seasonal needs of beach users. Fishing access at Sandy Hook should be increased in compliance with Department of the Interior Secretary issued Secretarial Orders number 3347 and number 3356.  
This article was found and submitted by Alfred White for fellow HRFA members.
Stripers....Understanding the Migration | Island Free Press

By Tim Wilson As the cooler weather and water approaches so will the Striped Bass or Stripers as we call them in the Carolinas. The time of their arrival varies, thanks to multiple factors, but most importantly is the water temps along the...

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Upcoming Events
Castle Point Pier Fishing Trip
November 7, 2020
The Hudson River is one of the most productive and diverse fisheries on the northern coast. And it’s no secret that the lower part of the Hudson River is the excellent location to catch a trophy striped bass.

On November 7 th , all HRFA members are invited to come and fish off Castle Point Pier in Hoboken, NJ. The pier stretches out 125 feet into the river, has the best possible view of Manhatten from the Jersey side and provides excellent fishing structure. Striped bass is not the only fish on the menu. You will have the opportunity to fish for blackfish, ling, tomcod, and more.

This trip is a must for those that have never cast a line towards The New York City Skyline. (The Captial of the world).

Fishing time: 8 am – 12 pm??
Save the date because you don’t want to miss this event.
If anyone has any questions on tackle, baits, etc. reach out to: Michael Sardinas at 201-232-5988 or,

GPS Address:: Castle Point Skatepark, 9 Castle Point Terrace, Hoboken, NJ 07030
The HRFA encourages tagging fish for science.

American Littoral Society tagging kits can be purchased from Kevin Morgan at the monthly general meeting. Tags may also be purchased from the American Littoral Society by clicking here.
Be sure to check out the H.R.F.A. Events Calendar below for this month's member birthday notices, holidays and events.
Follow the HRFA on Social Media
Submit fishing photos & news of interest to Alex Spindelman.
Click on the logo to visit our Instagram pages.

That's Entertainment!
Do you have a favorite fishing related video(s) that you would like to share with members? If so, send them to PG rated only please. Okay, if you insist, maybe we can accept PG-13 too. But that's it. Okay, maybe ...
The Village of Piermont is located at the confluence of the Hudson River and Sparkill Creek presenting significant flood risk and vulnerability to sea-level rise. Hurricanes Irene and Lee, in 2011, and Superstorm Sandy, in 2012, severely damaged its waterfront homes, businesses, and marinas. To address Piermont’s coastal flood risk, DEC’s Estuary Program, Scenic Hudson, and the Consensus Building Institute (CBI) helped the Village develop a resilience action plan. Click HERE to continue reading.
If you competed in the HRFA Striped Bass Catch & Release Derby this spring and also purchased The Fisherman magazine's 3R stamp to enter the Calcutta you made a donation to our club and helped fund a satellite tagging study of striped bass conducted by Gray Tag Fish Research. The following article is an update on the migration of tagged stripers nicknamed Cora and Rona (tagged this year) and Freedom and Liberty (tagged last year).
Oops, They Did It Again: 2020 Northeast Striped Bass Study

That was the lead sentence in our first published piece of this year ( Born To Run: Hudson River To Canyon Striper) on the status of our 2019 Northeast Striped Bass Study from our January edition.

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Carl's Column for October
Carl Bruger has been a writer for this newsletter educating and entertaining us who read River Views for a long time. Here is his latest gem. Perfectly timed to get you through these trying times of "social distancing" necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Carl Bruger
2020 has been an abysmal year because of the Covid and economic chaos but this angler and others have found solace in the greatest salmon season in years! Beginning in September those “finaddicts” with acute salmon fever were able to load up on early run kings and Cohoes on the three ESLO (East Side of Lake Ontario) big rivers, The Oswego, Salmon and my “home” stream” the Black.
The problems were the masses of humanity that mobbed the shorelines to catch these fish in such limited spaces while there was an extreme drought everywhere else. That crowded pushy mayhem was no longer my style.

Secondary streams were trickles and tertiary creeks were dry gulches until the last week of September. We saw rainfall that never stopped falling at least every other day all through October. My rain gage showed nine inches and some drainages in the Tug Hill got more so the runs were on everywhere by early to mid October. As of this entry I can report landing 29 kings, one more than all of last year, and I still have a week before we head back to Jersey for the winter. 5 fillets made the freezer to eventually enter the crock and then the smoker for my annual hickory smoked salmon, but the best stories come from the folks I fished with and those ”newbies” I gave gear to and introduced to the sport of salmon fishing.

Wayne Geider and Al Miller made the trek up from Jersey in Al’s sumptuous van at the perfect time to partake of the peak run. We targeted “Heaven,” our code name for that perfection in piscatorial paradise boringly labeled Mill Creek on all the local maps. The rains had the waters running high and it was so full of fish that, as we sat to observe the fish working their way upstream two swam right by where Wayne and I were sitting on a ledge rock. We both dropped our nurple flies in front of the fish in the fast current and miraculously hooked up!

My fish got off soon after, but Wayne masterfully battled his mouth hooked hen king of well over twenty plus pounds into my net. Geider merely added to his expanding legend on Mill Creek because a few years ago under perfect conditions he limited out in under an hour with three mouth hooked Chinooks in under an hour! Find me any other guys over 80 who can do stuff like that! Al Miller was a salmon “newbie” who went home with trophy fish each day because he fought the kings he hooked perfectly to net. For a man who had never fished for salmon before you could tell that he used his salt water skills to beat the salmon as he skillfully played the fish in the rapids and landed exactly what he came north for! Those two HRFA men went home with a stuffed cooler and it sure wasn’t ice.

We have met many folks who want to learn to salmon fish and so far this year I have given out 7 salmon rods and reels to veterans, wounded warriors, soldiers, kids and first responders (a new category).
The two best stories are about Cynthia plus Jake and Hanna. Cynthia, an African/American woman in her thirties drove up to us in the parking lot and had the guts to ask to learn to fish from three octogenarians. To make the story short, I equipped her with my late son Pete’s old waders and boots because she was not small and put a rod and reel in her hands that she had never held before. I let her practice fighting salmon on my rod so she could feel their strength and learn how to turn the reel handle, fight the fish, hold the rod up high, pump and crank to gain when the fish tired, etc. The lost fish got her ready for the big test. Fifteen minutes after she started casting her own rod with the nurple and one split shot she hooked a 22 pound female right at the tip of the jaw and landed the fish after a 10 minute battle, easing it like a pro right into my net! We are now friends for life and my wife is “friending” her on the computer.

Jake, a fort Drum soldier, was fishing with a broken tipped rod using a center pin drift rig he read about from Oregon! I suggested he head back to my car were I presented him with a new salmon rod and reel plus the basic nurple and split shot presentation technique. He hooked a monstrous hen in the tail that jumped several times and Cynthia got some on film. After he landed the monster of over forty inches I told him it should be released because it was foul hooked and he was a great sport and after a quick picture eased the Graff Zeppelin of a fish back into the water so she could spawn. I gave him a 22 pound fish that I had legally caught earlier so he could bring home a catch to prove to his wife what he had done. The next day Hanna, the spouse, was there asking me if I could teach her to fish so I ran back to the car and gave out that 7 th rod.
From our Membership Chair
HRFA Members stuff

HRFA free money (split 50/50) and the HRFA meeting.
  Currently there is $34.00 HRFA free dollars sitting in the jar for the next HRFA Meeting, whenever that will be.  

 There are no new HRFA members this month. Don't forget Thre are plenty of school Stripers back in our local Hackensack and Passaic Rivers. The go to lure is the Storm Wild Eye.
                                                                                                                   Arnie Ulrich
Membership Chair
HRFA Membership Information

For those people who join(ed) the HRFA in October (or later) of a given year, their new or renewal membership also is covered for the following new year. There is also a generous grace period for those who are unable to update their membership in January, however paying your dues late puts a strain on the records maintenance and consequently the ability of the executive board’s planning of activities and events.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or want to help (time, skills, or financially) on any particular club projects or events, feel free to email me, Arnie Ulrich ( or call me at 1-201-304-4691.

Membership dues are renewed annually at the beginning of each year.
Fishing Licenses and Saltwater Registry for NJ & NY, Hudson River Regulations, etc.

Click on the buttons below for the:
NOTE: To order your NY State Fishing License by phone call 866-933-2257
NOTE: To get the New York Saltwater Registry you must first register for a free Citizen Access account, then log in and Buy Sporting License(s) (the Saltwater license is free)
H.R.F.A. Photo Gallery
Have a photograph and/or fishing story you would like to share with the club? If so, we'd love to hear from you. After all, no one wants to see the same members over and over again. Email it to and we will do our very best to squeeze it into an upcoming issue of River Views.
Over at Island Beach State Park
On Sunday October 11 the HRFA had its first intra-club surf day "derby" & beach BBQ. Meeting together by the fishermen's walkway on IBSP were members Dan & Eileen Harrison, Pete & Michele Musse, Sandy & Dee Federico, Mona Mak and Joe Albanese. Dan Blakely and Tim Burden made brief cameo appearances as well.

Early morning Joe Albanese caught the one and only fish of the event. It was a 14" fluke that hit a small 1/2 oz. Acme Kastmaster in the wash. Joe won a Tsunami Trophy Series surf rod. Everyone who attended selected items donated to the club by Past HRFA President Rick Englesbe. Thanks Rick!

It was a beautiful weather day early in the morning. Luckily, we moved up the start of the BBQ as the weather was rapidly getting worse. Gusts up to 35mph from the NE ended the day earlier than hoped. Joe stayed until 3 PM catching another undersized and out-of-season fluke before calling it a day. This one hit a bigger 2 oz. Kastmaster.
No one took a photo Oct 11. So, we share this one taken by Joe Albanese the following weekend. This predator fluke hit a Mag Darter, intended for stripers, that is almost 1/3 its size.
Over on Greenwood Lake
Scott Havner was filling his live well with super-delicious walleye and crappies for the dinner table.
From Fish to Dish
Recipe No. 1
It's easy to make blackened tuna. Simply take two pieces of tuna fillet. Heat a cast iron skillet and add a little butter or oil. Rub both sides of each fillet with Chef Paul Prud'homme's famous Blackened Redfish Magic seasoning. Cook on each side for a couple of minutes or until flaky. Serve on top of a bed of risotto and sautéed garlic spinach as sides.
HRFA Calendar
Calendar | Hudson River Fishermen's Association

Our calendar system is currently being developed. Please check out the most recent River Views newsletter for for our upcoming events.

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ASAC Fall 2020 Tournaments Cancelled

The HRFA Surf Fishing Team is now forming to compete in the ASAC tournaments anticipated to return in Spring 2021.

To get in on the fun, learn from experienced surf anglers and compete for valuable prizes contact Joe Albanese or Pete Musse
H.R.F.A. Youth Angler Program
Youth Angler Program
By Wayne Geider
Currently, due to the CV19 pandemic, there are no planned outings.

Want to volunteer?
Just call Youth Angler Program Chair Wayne Geider at
(201) 384-8046.
C'mon help a kid out, will ya?
From Bello, Amanda L <>
To <>
Date 09-09-2020 1:49 pm

Good Afternoon,

My name is Amanda Bello, I am currently a senior at the University of New Haven in Connecticut and am majoring in Marine Affairs. I am currently conducting my Senior Thesis on the fishing habits of recreational fishermen across the Hudson River and its tributaries. I have conducted a short 10-15-minute survey, that I have been distributing to local fisherman and wanted to branch out to other parts of New York and the Hudson River which has led me to your Yacht Club. It would be greatly appreciated if you are able to distribute my survey to your members via email. The surveys are in depth but all members will remain anonymous. I will be attaching the link to the survey below and am willing to share my results with you and your members once I complete my thesis.

If you or your members have any questions please feel free to email me at with the subject header "Marine Thesis". Thank you in advance!

Hudson River Angler Questionnaire

Warm Regards,
Amanda Bello
H.R.F.A. Merchandise

Newly redesigned HRFA baseball caps are now available. Pick one up at the next monthly meeting. Or, click on the photo to order yours today. Wear it proudly!

Other apparel with our logo are also available. Like this handsomely designed and practical UPF shirt. Wear it proudly when fishing and save a little on the sunscreen too. For members only. Ask Ivan Garcia for one. 
Front & Sleeve
The Pride of the H.R.F.A.
Project to Save our Historical Heritage
Due to the restrictions imposed on our lives by the CV19 pandemic our plans are on hold. We hope and pray that in the Spring of 2021 volunteers may start working to refurbish Riverkeeper to her former days of glory when she was the world's first and only riverkeeper vessel. To offer your time and talents contact Dan Harrison at
2020 Fishing Contest Leader Boards
(only listing 1st, 2nd & 3rd place)
The HRFA hosts an annual fishing contest which runs from January through December and is open to all HRFA members. You have 30 days from the day you catch a fish to send in your entries. So, the deadline for submissions is January. As a member of the HRFA you and your immediate family are eligible to enter fish in any of our categories. Various divisions are available for prizes presented at our Annual Awards Dinner in March of the following year. Website updated daily. River Views newsletter updates below are done around the first the month. * indicates a new club record.
Saltwater Species
Striped Bass Released
Caught From Boat
(leaders determined by length)
Rick Englesbe 50.5"
Striped Bass Kept
Caught From Boat
(leaders determined by weight)
Wai Lui 42"
Striped Bass Released
Caught From Shoreline
(leaders determined by length)
Carl Hartmann 41"
Striped Bass Kept
Caught From Shoreline
(leaders determined by weight)
Howard Pawson 10lbs 14oz
Alex Spindelman 4lbs 5oz
Butch Pawson 1lb 7oz
Rick Englesbe 9lbs 0oz
Carl Hartmann 4lbs 13oz
Black Sea Bass
No Entries
Scup (Porgy)
No Entries
Open Category 
Salt Water
Joseph Marchese 36lbs
Freshwater Species
Carl Hartmann 12lbs 8oz
No Entries
Trout  - Local
Scott Havner 3lbs 14oz
Trout - Great Lakes
No Entries
Smallmouth Bass
No Entries
Largemouth Bass
Austin Havner 6lbs 10oz
Todd Smith 21lbs 13oz

No Entries
Open Category 
Fresh Water
Northern Pike
Capt Aram Setian 6lbs 8oz
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