Suffolk Marine Anglers 16th Annual Striped Bass Tournament is the largest competition held in the spring. The excitement begins with a shotgun start at 6:00am on Sunday June 6th, 2021 from the Babylon Village Dock. Boundaries are from Moriches inlet to East Rockaway (Debs) inlet and participants must weigh their catch in by 3:30pm. Previous year fishermen competed for nearly $20,000 dollars in prize money. Once again money will be raised for Hospice Care Network, a great non profit close to many of the anglers’ hearts.
There will also be a catch and release category The winner will receive a prize for the largest in length released striped bass. There are also many other chances to cash in, including a slot fish category, Calcuta blue fish category and a mystery fish.
The Captains Meeting will be held at Miller’s Ale House in Deer Park on Thursday, June 3rd at 7:30pm. Thousands of dollars in prizes from local and national sponsors will be raffled off at the meeting, and a Chinese auction will be held.