Information on the Women’s Surf Fishing Clinic the Day Before the Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament is Now Available

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Governor's Surf Fishing TournamentNew Jersey Outdoors for Women – October 4 – 9:00am – 4:00pm
Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, NJ

Surf Fishing Clinic – (No surf fishing experience needed.) Open to women only at least 18 years old. Participants will learn the basics of surf fishing, including information on rods, reels, weights, line, tackle, knots, bait, fish identification, casting, reading the surf, and caring for your catch. The afternoon will be spent on the beach using techniques learned to fish the surf. The workshop will take place rain or shine, warm or cold. Participants should be prepared with appropriate clothing, as well as other convenience items such as sun screen, sunglasses, hat, and foul weather gear.

Please enclose a check for $15.00 made out to the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife with your registration form. This fee will be refunded to you at the class but will be nonrefundable for those not attending. Participants will also be able to register for the Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament held the following day, October 5. The cost for the tournament is $10 for adults, equipment will be supplied to those who participate in the workshop, but participants will be responsible for their own bait.

Questions please contact Karen Leskie at 609-748-4347 or karen [dot] leskie [at] dep [dot] state [dot] nj [dot] us.

Surf Clinic Registration Form (pdf, 13kb)

Women interested in additional outdoor recreation opportunities are encouraged to visit – the Web site of New Jersey Outdoor Women’s League.