Spring is finally here and we couldn't be more excited because that means we're that much closer to June 12th! Also this Friday, is Earth Day, what better way to celebrate than to register for the biggest Catch & Release tournament in the Northeast!
In this month's news update, we are happy to welcome new and returning sponsors and partners including: Eco-Top, Cape Fish, Costa Sunglasses, Coastal Angler, Confident Captain, Dexter, Elm Company, Swivits, Predict Wind, Dexter, xTraTuf and Sailors for the Sea!
All of these great companies will be awarding amazing prizes throughout the tournament every single week! And don't forget, Pabst Blue Ribbon is awarding $300 to the longest caught and released fish in each division, every week!!
If you haven't signed up for the tournament yet, what are you waiting for CLICK HERE to register today!
There's just 54 Days Until the Start of this year's PBR Fishing Tournament!
The season ending cash prize will be awarded to the top 3 Anglers in each division with the longest aggregate length of their catch and release submissions. The longest 3 fish caught and released will be used to determine overall length.
The longest caught and released fish of the week in each division will be awarded $300.
PLUS, Weekly Leader prize packs in each division will be raffled off among anglers who submit a fish that week!
We'll be raffling off products and prizes from our amazing partners and sponsors all Tournament!
Costa builds the clearest sunglasses on the planet for those who live to be on the water. Born on the water and we're still inspired by it. We want to be on it, we want to protect it, and we want to inspire others to do the same.
Each week of the tournament Costa is raffling off a pair of sunglasses to an angler in each division. Plus Costa is giving away an end of season Ladies Prize: a pair of sunglasses and a Costa cooler raffled off amongst the women who submit fish during the tournament!
Welcome new partner, Sailors for the Sea. Sailors for the Sea engages, educates, inspires and activates the sailing and boating community toward healing the ocean. In addition to giving away a t-shirt and a reusable cutlery set for your boat, you can check out their Green Boating Guide http://bit.ly/greenboating to get your boat in top condition for this summer!
Eco-Top returns for the third year of the tournament, giving away their eco-tops in the weekly prize packs. The ECOTOP is a revolutionary product which enables you to turn your favorite mug into a travel mug. We have designed our travel top for those of you who are 'on the move'. It has been designed to reduce spills in the most unstable circumstances and, once closed, can be carried at virtually any angle. Fits most 3" diameter containers. Simply place your new ecotop on your existing container and take it “to go”!
Along with Dan Kenney, Dexter will be awarding a filet knife each week in one lucky prize pack. Dexter-Russell®, the experts in edges since 1818, offers all of the necessary tools to outfit enthusiasts in the hunting and fishing world. Choose the right tool, blade shape, edge configuration, and handle type to help process your catch. Each cutting edge will be sharp out of the box, long-lasting, easy to restore, and proudly made in the USA.
Since the summer of 2013, Massachusetts based Capefish has been providing lifestyle apparel for both men and women, as well as premium fly fishing tackle. Capefish will be giving away some of their great gear all summer long in the weekly prize packs!
Welcome new partner, Elm Company. Elm Company was founded on their love for the outdoors. Each week, one lucky prize pack winner will receive one of their signature claw hoods.
Coastal Angler returns as the Official Media Partner for the 2016 Tournament. All registrants will receive a Coastal Angler in their welcome kit. Plus Coastal Angler will have fishing reports each week, shared here in our weekly newsletter.
XTRATUF makes essential gear engineered to withstand the world’s toughest conditions, and to protect people who put their lives on the line to live and work on the water. And, PBR Fishing Anglers will submit a fish over the course of the tournament will have the chance to win a pair of XTRATUF boots!
Most marine forecasts give you a generalized wind forecast in the morning or the afternoon. PredictWind shows wind weather updates every hour, with a wind speed and direction map for your entire local area. The detail you can see in the marine forecast can help you plan your trip or possibly win your next yacht race. Check our wind forecast coverage of your local area.
Providing custom training experiences for professional mariners, serious cruisers and racers, recreational boaters and more. Confident Captain returns in 2016, giving away an end of season gift certificate to be used for any of the courses Confident Captain offers.
Rob Reilly of Pabst Blue Ribbon said on this year’s tournament,
"Sustainability has always been one of the major goals of the PBR Northeast Fishing Tournament and for 2016 we really wanted to take it to the next level. The Pabst Brewing Company is excited to announce the change in format to a 100% catch and release tournament! This change makes the PBR Northeast Fishing Tournament one of the largest catch and release tournaments in America and we are beyond thrilled to kick off our fifth year in the waters of the Northeast. Best of luck to all our competitors and we will see you on the water.”
To be eligible for the season ending cash prize, a minimum of three (3) fish must be caught and released and submitted to the Tournament Office. The combined length of the longest three (3) fish submitted over the course of the Tournament will make up an angler’s total entry.
To be eligible for the cash weekly prize, a minimum of one (1) fish must be caught and released and submitted to the Tournament Office. The longest fish caught and released that week will be awarded the weekly cash prize.
All other anglers who submit a catch and released fish that week will be entered into a raffle for the weekly prize pack from the Tournament’s partners