N.J. Governor’s Surf Fishing Tourney May 23

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N.J. Governor’s Surf Fishing Tourney May 23

The annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament is typically held on the third Sunday in May at Island Beach State Park. In 2021 the tournament will be held Sunday, May 23.

Anglers on beach GSFT General Information and Registration Form (pdf, 4.6mb)

Anglers interested in participateing in the tournament in 2021 can request a brochure by e-mailing [email protected].


The High School Team Category is for high school aged students, who are part of a formal fishing club, members of a Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs group, or a non-formal group.

The tournament entry fee is waived for student teams, and admission to the park is free for registrants.
More Information (pdf, 810kb)
HS Registration Form (pdf, 690kb)

The school team category hss been supported by the following organizations:

The Fisherman
The Reel Seat
Fish Hawks Saltwater Anglers Club
Shark River Surf Anglers
Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs New Jersey

All tournament anglers need to complete the NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry prior to the event.

Questions can be directed to 609-748-4347.

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