Sign-in & Breakfast begins at 7:30 A.M.; Cocktails, Dinner and Live Music begin upon return and will last until 7:00 P.M. (All Participants must pre-register)
Chelsea Brewing Company, located at Pier 59 on the Hudson River. (212-336-6440)
What is it?
The FCA Manhattan Cup has become the premier inshore fishing tournament in the Northeast and the largest catch-and-release tournament in the tri-state area. Angler’s fish for the largest striped bass and bluefish among three categories (fly, artificial and bait). *Returning this year is a LIVE RELEASE Division, where anglers return with a striped bass in a special device to be weighed in and released alive at the dock. Winners for each division.
Who is the FCA?
Fishermen’s Conservation Association is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to conserving, promoting and protecting New York’s fisheries, estuaries, tributaries and watersheds. Please visit our website at www.joinfca.com to learn more.
Who will be there?
Tournament participants represent a veritable who’s who of Wall St. and the “pro fishing” circuit. We expect a number of special guests and musicians to raise the excitement bar even higher (Clarence Clemens, Wade Boggs, and other notable entertainment and sports personalities attend!)
Proceeds will help fund our efforts for gamefish status for striped bass, gaining beach access as well as for various children’s charities like “Hooked-for-a-Lifetime”, a children’s fishing program and “to-catch-a-cure” for cystic fibrosis and Autism through Jacob’s Team .
If you would like to participate, please fill out either a Captains Registration Form or an Anglers Registration Form for the FCA Manhattan Cup. Please provide all necessary information, including your email address so that we can send you a confirmation when we receive your payment.