Thresher Shark, photo/Wikipedia.

Thresher Shark, photo/Wikipedia.

The Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts, will host the first annual North Atlantic Shark Tournament this July 18 & 19, 2014.

The non-profit tournament was, according to a press release, established by fishermen committed to preserving the right to fish and promoting sustainable fishing practices.


  • 100% of the collected Calcutta money goes toward pay out
  • $20,000 in cash prizes (more to be announced), based on a 25-boat minimum
  • Great downtown location
  • Extended fishing and weigh-in hours.

Entry fee: $1,099 ($1,299 after May 15)


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