Pabst Blue Ribbon is excited to be back for 2015 with the Northeast's most lucrative inshore fishing tournament. In an effort to better accommodate each region's season, this year's Tournament will start earlier and end later. The Tournament is also proud to be supporting the New England Lions' Clubs Visually Impaired Fishing Tournaments for a second consecutive year. This year is surely to be the best yet! Click here to register now.


The registration fee for the Tournament is $40 per angler ($20 for seniors and juniors*).

All participants receive a limited-edition Tournament t-shirt & hat, koozie, bandana, numbered pin and more.


$40 Adults

(Ages 15-65)

$20 Juniors + Seniors

*Seniors must have their 65th birthday on or before the opening day of the Tournament. The Junior Division is for persons who have not reached their 15th birthday before the Tournament’s opening day.

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You must agree to the terms in order to register. You must be 65 or older on 6/1/2015 in order to receive Senior pricing. You must be 15 or under on 6/1/2015 in order to receive Junior pricing.
  Bass by Boat Bass by Shore Fluke Bluefish
1st Place Overall $10,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
2nd Place Overall $5,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000
3rd Place $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Jr. Winner Prize Package Prize Package Prize Package Prize Package

Weekly Leader Prizes Across Categories (60)

Monthly Leader Prizes Across Categories (16)

The EVAN METROPOULOS Conservation Award: $3,000

At the end of the Tournament, $3,000 will be awarded, via raffle, to one registered angler who has properly caught, documented, and released a striped bass that measures 28 inches or longer during the Tournament. Click here to download submission form.

***In observance of conservation, no striped bass under 40 inches, no bluefish under 28 inches, and no fluke under 21 inches will be weighed in at an official weigh station, or be in contention at any point during the Tournament. A penalty will be assessed to any participant presenting a striped bass that weighs more than 8 pounds LESS than the third-place bass at the time of official weigh-in (SEE FULL RULES FOR MORE DETAILS).***

The Pabst Blue Ribbon Northeast Tourney proudly announces its support of the New England Lions Clubs’ Visually Impaired Fishing Tournaments. Annual proceeds from the PBR Northeast Tourney will further enhance the Lions Clubs’ efforts to improve the lives of the visually impaired public and veterans throughout the region.

With 2014 comes event growth across the region for the Lions Clubs. Rhode Island will be hosting its seventh annual tournament, which projects to be the largest to date. The Connecticut tournament will see major expansion and Massachusetts is set to host its inaugural tournament. The increased popularity ensures that the Northeast will be well represented at the annual National Visually Impaired Tournament held on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. A New England Championship is also on the horizon for 2015.

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