Photo/Boston Harbor Striper Shootout

The 15th Annual Boston Harbor Striper Shootout, Boston’s longest-running, 1-day saltwater fishing tournament is set for Saturday, June 15, 2013.

Cash prizes totaling $5,000 and merchandise will be awarded for the 10 longest stripers over 34”, with a $3,000 cash prize going to the angler who catches the first-place bass. Fishing area ranges from the Cape Ann down to Scituate, and stripers can be taken on bait or lures.

The Shootout is hosted by Pete Santini of Fishing Finatics at 90 Main St. in Everett. Entrants can sign up at the shop or Register online now right here!. REGISTRATION

The event kicks off with a Captains Meeting and barbecue on Friday, June 14, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Admiral’s Hill Marina in Chelsea, where there will be raffle prizes, tee-shirts, and more.

Fishing commences at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, and fish entered in the contest will be measured until 5:00 p.m. at Admiral’s Hill.

Proceeds of the tournament will be again donated to the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, a recognized institution run by the Massachusetts Dept. of Health & Human Services that provides long-term care and other support services for U.S. military veterans. For more information visit MassGov/Che.

Boat entry fee is $250, which includes Captains entry to the dinner on the 14th ($25 a person otherwise) and up to 4 anglers for the fishing on the 15th.

For more information CLICK HERE.


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