Awards included angler's choice of a boat or surf Custom CTS rod, Costa Sunglasses, Canyon Reels high speed jigging reels, an overnight stay at Fairfield Inn in Milleville, gallons of Interlux Bottomkote, subscriptions to The Fisherman Magazine, RFA memberships and Beach N Boat T-shirts. Huge strides were made with over 8,000 anglers, 60 weigh stations and two new mini tournaments The Wildwoods Beach N Boat Fishing Challenge and the DO-AC Beach N Boat Fishing Challenge.
Betty Nick's in Seaside Park reported that some small stripers were caught at the far southern end of Island Beach State Park on Sunday on big bucktails. Capt. Russ Binns fished several wrecks off the park on Saturday with his Mar-Lin from Toms River, but found all were loaded with nothing but dogfish.