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Next  meeting
Monday, March 7th  at  7:30 pm

Final organizational meeting for APFC's Fishing Flea Market


      Sunday,  March  13th
24th Annual Asbury Park Fishing Club's
Indoor Fishing Flea Market

 9am - 2pm Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ

Admission $4.00     Free to children under 12 accompanied by an adult

A fishing expo featuring 115 tables of new and used fishing tackle, plugs, rods, reels ... and much more!

View the list of  2016 Vendors 

Want to know why everyone's so excited ... 

Check out the YouTube video of the 2015 show

or   AP Press coverage of the 2015 show 

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     Asbury Park Fishing Club's Fourth Annual Carp Contest

Sunday, April 17, 2016 

7 am to 12 Noon

Free -- Open to the Public -- No registration required

                                             Fish anywhere on Deal Lake

Prizes: $200 Most Carp Caught 

            $75 Largest Carp            $50 Second Place        

                      $25 Junior Winner (Under 12 years of age)                                                    

Weigh in at Deal Lake flume before Noon

Co-sponsored by The Deal Lake Commission

Bill McFadden Most Valuable Fisherman

2015 Tournaments   


Gene Amato



Fall 2015 Tournament Results 

Shark River Anglers Gobbler Tournament

from Nov. 25-29

First Place: Shark River ~ 78 lb

Second Place:  Asbury Park  ~ 28 lbs.

Congratulations to Jerry Taylor (Shark River) ~ 22 lbs. largest striped bass


Berkeley Striper Invitational Tournament

from Nov. 18-22

No results reported.


Bradley Beach Fishing Club Tournament

from Nov. 4-8

First Place: Shark River ~ 28 lbs

Second Place:  Berkeley  ~ 27 lbs.

Congratulations to Jerry Taylor (Shark River) ~ 28 lbs. largest striped bass


Asbury Park Fishing Club Invitational

from Oct. 28 - Nov. 1

First Place:  Shark River ~ 26 lbs.

Second Place:  Bradley Beach  ~  17 lbs.

Congratulations to Tom Cook (Shark River)  ~  16.3 lbs. largest striped bass


Monmouth Beach Cartoppers

from Oct. 17 - 18

First Place: Asbury Park Fishing Club ~  103 lbs

Second Place:  Monmouth Beach  ~ 32 lbs

Congratulations to Steve Simon (APFC)  ~ 40.5 lbs. largest striped bass

Asbury Park Fishing Club  2014 Award Winners

Bill McFadden Most Valuable Fisherman

2014 Tournaments   


Ray Soyka




Largest Striped Bass from Surf

Ray Soyka 45 lbs

Second Place    Vin Spahiu   ~   44.8 lbs  


Third Place    Dominic DiGirolamo  ~  42.2 lbs   




Largest Striped Bass from River

Chris Buchta  25.12  lbs   


Tied for Second Place    Gene Amato  and  Shawn DeVincenzo  ~  23 lbs 

Congratulations to all 

Thanks to all who made the 3rd Annual APFC Deal Lake Carp Contest

on April 19, 2015 a success!


Prizes and trophies were award to:

Dave DeGraw   ~  $200 Most carp caught (6)

Dave DeGraw  ~  $75 Largest carp (13.13 lbs)

Greg Smotko  ~  $50 Second place (10.5 lbs)

Jack Frankel  ~  $25 Junior winner (8.6 lbs)

Special thanks to The Deal Lake Commission for cosponsoring the event

 The  23rd Annual

Asbury Park Fishing Club's Indoor Fishing Flea Market

was held on Sunday,  March  8,  2015 

Thanks to all the vendors and club members who made this year's show a tremendous success.

We appreciate the support from the record-breaking crowd.

View YouTube video of show

View AP Press coverage

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 Please see other photos and videos of the Asbury Park Fishing Club on Flickr

Meeting and Membership Information

Asbury Park Fishing Club meets 7:30 PM every first Monday of the month at VFW Building at the corner of Lake and Bond Avenues in Asbury Park.  Please check the Club's Calendar for meeting dates and events throughout the year.

If you are interested in joining the Asbury Park Fishing Club, please come to a meeting and complete an application form. Annual membership is $25.00 with a reduced fee of $5.00 for anyone over 62 or under 18 years of age.

Members of the Asbury Park Fishing Club are some of the best plug and lure makers in the World!


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