Club Contests


The High Hook Award is presented to the club member catching the largest fish in a particular species category for the year.  The High Hook award has been presented since the first year of the club's establishment.  While not required, catch and release is encouraged.  Divisions: there are 2 divisions Senior and Junior (16 and younger) for all eligible species: Striped Bass, Bluefish, False Albacore, Weakfish, Flounder, and Blackfish, all of which can be pursued in three categories, bait, lure, and fly.   Each High Hook is awarded a certificate in recognition of the angler's accomplishment, awards are presented at the club's year-end banquet.

The High Hook Rules are as follows:

  1. Fish must be caught from shore, both feet planted on Terra Firma.
  2. The High Hook club tournament runs from the first Sunday following Thanksgiving for a period of one year.
  3. Overall length, measured from tip of nose to tip of the tail is used to determine the winner.  Weight is optional and not used to determine a winner.
  4. Entries must be reported by the first membership meeting following the catch
  5. Entries can be sent to the current Club President via email or submitted in writing at a club meeting.