State Fishing Tournaments
Test your abilities against your fellow Chesapeake Bay fishermen. Maryland and Virginia both sponsor annual saltwater fishing tournaments and there are many other local tournaments held throughout the Bay region.
The Maryland Fishing Challenge. Offers citations and patches and an annual award to the individual with the largest fish in each species category. Follow the link for rules and regulations.
The Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament. Offers citations and awards for largest fish in each species category. Also offers Outstanding Angler awards to those who register several outstanding catches for citation awards. Follow the link for rules and regulations.
Upcoming Fishing Tournaments
Click on the tournament title for more information.
October 26 – Rock the Choptank Rockfish Tournament.