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 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 2016 fall fishing season! The 62nd Annual LBI Surf Fishing Classic kicks off on October 8th and runs until December 4, 2016. Don't miss out! Attend the opening day seminar.
2016 First Fish Awards:
2016 Special Prizes:
2016 Bonus Cash Days: Save The Date!
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.