Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations New Jersey Saltwater Fishing

Join us for the 27th Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament!

May 20, 2018 – Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, NJ

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, along with our co-sponsors—New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry, New Jersey State Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Jersey Coast Anglers Association, and New Jersey Beach Buggy Association—congratulate Kyle Brendel of Nutley who took the grand prize and NJ Governor’s Cup by catching a 34-inch bluefish. Mr. Brendel received two-rod and reel combinations, a Berkley Power Bait tackle bag, a pair of Costa Del Mar sunglasses, a plaque and will have his name engraved on the Governor’s Cup.

Also, congratulations to Lacey High School for winning first place in the High School Team Category with a 21 7⁄8-inch bluefish. Lacey High School had their name engraved on the new High School Team Cup and received a 1st place plaque.

All participants who mailed their registration were entered into an early entry raffle for a Coastline Surf System.

Prizes are awarded in different species and age categories. For more information and to register, visit NJFishandWildlife.com/gsft.htm

A special thanks to our 2017 donors:

• American Angler

• Chestnut Neck Boat Yard

• Friends of Island Beach State Park

• Grumpy’s Bait and Tackle

• NJ Div. of Fish and Wildlife’s Hooked on Fishing—Not on Drugs Program

• Legal Limits Company

• Mann’s Bait Company

• O. Mustad and Son

• Silver Horde

• Stanley Jigs

• World Jeep

A special thanks to our 2017 High School Team Category donors:

• The Fisherman

• The Reel Seat

• Fish Hawks Saltwater Anglers Club

• Shark River Surf Anglers

Lacey High School winners: 1st Place High School Team category