About the LBI Surf Fishing Classic

Started in 1954, the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic is one of the nation's oldest and most recognized surfcasting tournaments. (Check out our Tournament Archive) The eight week (New for 2017 Nine Week!) surf fishing tournament for striped bass and bluefish offers surfcasters the opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars in daily, weekly, segment and grand prizes. There is additional special prizes presented by businesses, fishing clubs as well as participants and supporters. For more details about the Tournament Rules and Prizes see below.


The LBI Surf Fishing Classic Committee in partnership with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is set for the 2017 fall fishing season! The 63nd Annual LBI Surf Fishing Classic kicks off on October 7th and runs until December 10, 2017. Don't miss out! Attend the opening day seminar.


2017 First Fish Awards:
 

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2017 Special Prizes:
 

  • Lure Only - No Bait Prize:  John Parzych, a long time friend and participant of the Classic, offers two custom rods; one to the largest bluefish and one to the largest striped bass caught on a lure (artificial).
     
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2017 Bonus Cash Days:    Save The Date!
 

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  • Nov 16 - $500 Cash Award for Largest Striped Bass
    (In Honor of Frank Panzone)

     

Winners based on fish weight & time of weigh-in as per standard contest day, not day of catch.  See details pertaining to “Weighing” Rules Section 8.  In the event no fish are scored the Special Daily Awards will roll over into the following day(s) until awarded.

 

*See the Rules & Prizes Brochure listed below for more details. Click to download printable pdf version.


Tournament Rules & Prizes Brochure (Coming Soon)

Tournament Rules & Prizes Brochure Side Two

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About the LBISFC

2017 63rd Annual LBI Surf Fishing Classic
October 7, 2017

Tournament Contact:
Tournament Manager
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info@lbift.com

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