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Merchantville Fishing Club Fish Offs

· 2017 Fish Off Schedule
· 2017 Jr Fish Off Schedule

Welcome to the home of the Merchantville Fishing Club.


Merchantville Fishing Club is now on  

Please feel free to browse our discussion forums, photo galleries and links to other fishing information and websites.

   We would like to introduce you to the 2017 board members:

              W. Jefferies Paul  President Emeritus

              Gene Aikens  President

              Greg O'Connell  Vice President

              Dave Ferdinand  Treasurer

              Robert Morrissey Secretary

              William Watson   Membership Secretary

Merchantville Fishing Club meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Merchantville Community Center at 8:00 pm. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The meetings provide information about  fish-off's, tournaments, state regulations, etc. Visitors are also welcome. 


ATTENTION OUR AFFIDAVIT MAILING ADDRESS HAS

CHANGED YOU NEED TO MAIL AFFIDAVITS TO:

MERCHANTVILLE FC AFFIDAVITS

220 CUTHBERT BLVD.

CHERRY HILL, NJ 08002


ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, we will be celebrating our 69th Anniversary Awards Banquet.  The banquet will be held at Happy Hour Club, 764 E. Laurelton Ave. (Rt.73 S), Maple Shade, NJ  08052 from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm.  The cost is $35 for adults and $15 for juniors (16 & under).  Beer, soda, and setups will be provided. Guest, spouse, and/or juniors attendance is encouraged.  Come out and have an enjoyable evening with us.

Advanced reservations are required - "NO" tickets will be sold at the door. Seating is limited and we have approached a sell out in recent years so don't delay. For information please contact Bill Watson at 609-680-8030 or via email bwats2412@aol.com. You can also mail a check to: Merchantville Fishing Club, 20 Elm Avenue, Westmont, NJ 08108, by March 13, 2017, make the checks payable to "Merchantville Fishing Club".

Please indicate on the check the number of adult and juniors to attend.


REMINDER - dues are due. Dues should be paid on or before March 25, 2017 Annual dues are $20.00 for adults and $5.00 for juniors.

The 2017 optional "Fish Pools" have begun and sign-up slips are available. Contact Bill Watson (bwats2412@aol.com) (609-680-8030) or Gene Aikens (fishnut1965@yahoo.com) (609-440-6994) for additional information. You can also sign up for the fish pools at the monthly meeting or annual banquet. Gotta be in it to win it.


 If anyone is having problems with tying knots click here for more information on knot tying.


Reminder 2017 is here don't forget to complete your Saltwater Registration. 


   MERCHANTVILLE FISHING CLUB

 1 ST ANNUAL SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT

                                             ON THE BEACHES OF LBI, NJ                                        

          OCTOBER 21ST 2017

This event will be a team and individual tournament.  Team (6 anglers) registration is $60.00. Individual registration is $15.00.  Registration checks can be mailed (payable to Merchantville Fishing Club) to MFC Tournament Chair, C/o Mike Hayes, 3066 Harbour Dr., Palmyra, NJ 08065.  ASAC 72 hour rule applies.  Morning of registration may be limited, so please call or email Mike Hayes @ 856-466-9546 / fishinfool5737@gmail.com to RSVP.

Registration (Surf City Fire Hall):                  5:30 AM to 7:00 AM

1st Fishing Session:                                        7:00  AM to 9:30 AM

2nd Fishing Session:                                       10:30 AM to 1:00 AM

Lunch & Awards:                                          1:00 PM

Award presentations and lunch begin at 1:00 pm at tournament headquarters located in the Surf City Fire Hall, 813 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, NJ 08088.

Beach buggy permits have been waived for the Tournament.  Only vehicles with 4 wheel drive and aired down tires (18 psi recommended) are permitted on the beach.  Please try to limit your vehicles to 2-3 buggies per team. MFC will provide transportation for teams or individuals participating in the tournament who do not have 4-wheel drive vehicles. Please notify us at registration if you need transportation.  Association of Surf Angling Club (ASAC) tournament rules apply.  Please visit www.asaconline.org for a complete copy of the rules.

Awards:  Team:  1st - 3rd  /  Individual:  1st - 3rd  Cash and/or Prizes.  Calcuttas:  Most / Largest / Largest Blue