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Our 4th Annual

Hudson River Striped Bass Derby

Tarrytown, N. Y.

April 22 & 23, 2006 

$10,000 Guaranteed Prize Money

Congratulations to ALL our anglers!

 

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Congratulations to Mike Banahan for bringing in and releasing the Largest Bass of the 2 Day Tournament!

Way to go Mike!

 

 

 

 

The Winners of the 2006 Striped Bass Derby!

Tarrytown Derby 2006 Prize Winners

Largest Striper Bass Entries Money Winners

Name

Spec

Wt.

Len.

Prize

1) MIKE BANAHAN

Striper

47.28

45.50

$5,000

2) ROBERT MARTIN

Striper

40.04

43.75

$2000

3) NICK FACCIOLO

Striper

38.38

44.75

$1000

 

Striped Bass Two-Day Combined Winner

Name

Wt

Len

Prize

 

1) MIKE BANAHAN

52.24

67.50

$2000

 

 

Lady Entree Winner

73) SHAWN DILKS

Striper

5.66

26.25

 

Youth Angler Entree Winners

25) SETH BILQUIN *

Striper

21.64

35.75

 

26) RICHARD HELMKE_III *

Striper

21.50

37.50

 

29) RICHARD FERREIRA *

Striper

20.56

37.00

 

64) ASHLEY LATIMER *

Striper

11.92

31.25

 

68) EDWARD_J. BONIFACE_JR *

Striper

7.94

25.00

 

 

Catfish Entrée Winner

1) CHRISTIAN HOOPS *

Catfish

5.86

19.00

 


Additional Prize Winners
Largest Striped Bass

4) ANDRE TARASENKO *

Striper

27.80

40.75

5) GUISEFFE DIPIETRA *

Striper

27.78

40.50

6) JASON FERRARO *

Striper

27.32

39.50

7) DONALD SMITH *

Striper

26.90

39.00

8) DAN MATELLI *

Striper

26.38

39.50

9) THOMAS PRICE *

Striper

26.32

40.00

10) GARY ROBINSON *

Striper

26.22

36.75

11) SEAN JEFFERY *

Striper

25.80

39.50

12) DON TRIPP *

Striper

25.40

39.00

13) BRIAN BROCKETT *

Striper

25.30

37.75

14) ROSARIO_ MANNINO *

Striper

24.98

39.75

15) BRIAN BROCKETT *

Striper

24.94

39.00

16) ANDRE TARASENKO *

Striper

24.04

38.00

17) RICHARD FERREIRA *

Striper

23.92

36.00

18) MICHAEL_S. FRANK *

Striper

23.28

38.75

19) CEASAR ARGENTI *

Striper

23.16

39.50

* INDICATES CHOISE OF A PRIZE FROM BOATER’S WORLD

Thanks Again to all our contestants for a great tournament!

Hudson River Fishermen's Association

 

2005... Click Here to View All Our 2005 Winners!!

Presented by:

Boating on the Hudson Magazine 

the Striped Bass Restaurant  

Tarrytown, NY

To Benefit

The Hudson River Fishermen's Association

 

Proceeds to benefit the HRFA NJ and it's programs to promote recreational angling on the Hudson River,  it's Youth Angler Program and it's Youth Angler Scholarship Program

The HRFA NJ is a registered 501c-3 non profit conservation and educational organization representing all recreational anglers of the Hudson River and it's tributaries.

 

Official Weigh in Station and Tournament Headquarters:

The Striped Bass Restaurant, Tarrytown, N. Y.

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The Marina at Tarrytown

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Check Out Last Year's Event!!

 

Entry Fees:

$60.00

Per Angler After April 30, 2006

 

Entry forms can be found using a number of links on this page.  They all go to one sign up application that you may use for on-line payments or printing your own application and using the US post office to mail in.  Or...you can print them out and hand them in at the Striped Bass restaurant in Tarrytown.  When you click on any of the links you will have a choice of these options.     

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April 21 - Captains Meeting - Friday Night - Striped Bass Restaurant    8:00 PM 

April 22 - Leader Party Saturday Night Striped Bass Restaurant 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

April 23 - Awards Presentation Ceremony 6:00 PM Sunday night

 

Gas Docks at the Tarrytown Marina will be open  for the Derby!
Friday    Noon to 6 Sat    9 to 6 Sun  9 to 5
In addition water and electric are turned on at the slips as of now.

 

Prizes: $10,000 Guaranteed Prize Money

First Prize...$5,000.00 To be awarded for the largest striped bass caught in the two day derby

Second Prize...$2,000.00 To be awarded for the second largest striped bass caught int he two day derby

Third Prize...$1,000.00 To be awarded for the third largest striped bass caught in the two day derby

Please note:  previous year winners of the First, Second and Third place prizes are ineligible for the first second and third place prizes in any succeeding year contest.

 

Two day combined weight total $2,000.00  One fish per day. Only fish released ALIVE will count.

Youth Angler Catching Largest Fish first pick of Boaters World Prizes.

Ladies Catching Largest Fish second pick of Boaters World Prizes

Largest Catfish Caught third pick of Boaters World Prizes

A premium fishing rod and reel combo to be awarded to the angler that releases the largest striped bass alive in the two-day derby.

 Tempest Model 9/10 Fly Reel worth over $400.

 

Albright #909-4   9 ft., Saltwater 4.7 oz. Four Piece Fly Rod worth over $400.

The Striped Bass Restaurant and Boating On the Hudson & Beyond Magazine 4th annual Striped Bass Derby will be offering this fabulous fly rod and reel combination to the contestant that releases the largest striped bass LIVE during the two day tournament.

 

The contest will be held rain or shine on April 21-23 2006.  The combination prize can be seen hanging from the bar at the Striped Bass Restaurant, Tarrytown, NY.

 

All fish entries to the derby must be brought by the angler to the weigh in station at the Striped Bass Restaurant in Tarrytown.  Docking facilities will be available.  To be eligible for the Fishing Rod & Reel it is the angler's responsibility to bring the fish to the weigh in station alive.

It must be weighed and released alive

It will be the decision of the judges if that fish is alive when released.

 

 

 

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Magazine

Restaurant Tarrytown, NY

 

Additional Supporters of our event!

 

 

 

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Bait will be available in the parking lot of the Striped Bass Restaurant Supplied by:

Matt's Sporting Goods
244 Rt 9w
Haverstraw, NY  10927


845-429-3254
matelski@optonline.net

Reserve your bait!  Give him a call!

Send him an E-Mail!

 

 

All bass released alive will receive a bonus of one pound added to it's weight.

 

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Ample dock space is available for weighing in plenty of fish!

Map to the Derby!

 

 

Applications must be RECEIVED with entry fee no later than Friday April 21, 2006 at 8 pm in order to participate in this event. NO EXCEPTIONS.   If using the US Postal service...plan accordingly!

 

Clicking on this link will give you several options for entering our Derby.You can utilize our secure On-Line features and payments or print out your own application and mail it in to us with your check.  What ever method you feel comfortable with...it's your call.

Angler Application Entry Form Click Here!

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Final date for "on-Line" payments...April 21, 2006 9:00pm.

After that you must sign up in person at the striped bass restaurant.

Free Dock space is limited to first come - first serve!

 

Please Do Not dock in any slip where there are existing dock lines.

There are plenty of slips available!

 

Rules and eligibility requirements.

1. The Derby is open to everyone except the Tournament Staff
2. Applicants may fish from the shoreline or a boat.
3. All participants must comply with all Coast Guard laws and rules, local law enforcement laws as well as New York State DEC laws.
4. If competing in a boat ALL OCCUPANTS must be entered in the Derby.
5. Only One Fish may be entered per registrant Per Day.
6. Any fish that is frozen, gaffed, foul hooked, snagged or caught in an unsporting manner as per IGFA* rules will be disqualified.
7. No treble hooks may be used while live bait fishing.
8. Fishing shall begin at 12:01 a.m. April 22 and continue through 5 p.m. Sunday April 23, 2006.
9. Weigh in times will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Weigh in station will close to all fish at 5:00 pm
10. The Official Weigh-in Station is located at the Striped Bass Restaurant in the Tarrytown Marina.
11. All winning anglers may be subject to a polygraph examination if requested to do so.
12. The largest fish will be determined by weight. In the case of a tie, the longer fish will be declared the winner. If the fish are the same weight and length, the fish presented for weigh-in at the earliest time will be declared the winner.
13. A one pound bonus will be added to each fish weighed in and released alive.
14. The weigh-in slip must be presented at the awards ceremony in order to collect the prize.
15. Any angler participating in this event, UNDER THE AGE OF 17, must have a parent or guardian's signature on the application.

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The DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES COMMITTEE ARE FINAL
17. Fish must be at the weigh in station no later than 5:00 pm on Sunday April 23 to qualify for tournament.
18. A Captains Meeting and fishing seminar will be held Friday Evening April 21 at the striped bass restaurant. 8:00 pm
20. An  Angler Welcome Party will be given Saturday April 22 evening a the Striped Bass restaurant 6:00 pm  to 7:00 pm
20. All prizes shall be awarded at 6 p.m. Sunday April 23, 2006 at the Striped Bass Restaurant Awards Ceremony
21. Fishing for the regular Derby will be restricted to the Hudson River and have the Verrazano Bridge as the southern most boundary.
22. When coming  in with your boat to the weigh in area, call ahead on Ch. 68 to allow us to prepare for you.

   

 

 

Notice to ALL Participants!
  • If you did not receive your confirmation and entry forms, you must pick them up at the Captains Meeting on Friday night April 21, 2006.  Or pick them up at the weigh in station
  • If you submitted an application late or your hand writing was so lame I could not read your name, you probably did not receive any confirmation.
  • Those with valid e-mail addresses got their confirmations early. Those with no e-mail address had to rely on the US Post Office which could take a couple of days to deliver.
  • Those who submitted on-line applications were processed immediately
  • All boats coming in to the weigh in station should call first on Channel 68.   Inform us of your name, application number, and if you have any fish to weigh in and are they alive to be released.
  • Those who submitted cash with no name or application...I don't know what you were thinking. 
  • Limited dock space is available free but on a first come -  first serve - basis!

 

 

Check out Previous Year's Final Results

2003   2004     2005

All fish captured and released will be tracked using an American Littoral Society tag.

Tagging results

 

The derby will be held rain or shine.  It is the sole responsibility of the captain of all entered boats to determine if weather and sea conditions are safe to fish.   The Striped Bass Restaurant, Boating on the Hudson Magazine, Tarrytown Boat Club, Tarrytown Marina, Washington Irving Yacht Club, the New Jersey Chapter of the Hudson River Fishermen's Association, it's officers and tournament sponsors assume no responsibility or liability for any boats entered or individuals participating in the tournament. 

All applicants release and discharge the owners of the Striped Bass Restaurant and it's employees, Boating on the Hudson Magazine and it's employees, the Hudson River Fishermen's Association  New Jersey Chapter, Washington Irving Yacht Club, Tarrytown Marina, Tarrytown Boat Club and it's members form any and all claims, demands, or causes of action arising out of or resulting from any anticipated or unanticipated incident resulting from any participation in this fishing Derby.  This is a striped bass derby.  No other species of fish may be entered...other than the catfish we just added this year.

Emphasis on this tournament will be "Catch and Release."

So...in an effort to encourage that fish be brought in ALIVE...We have introduced the following rule:

Each fish weighed in and released alive will receive a bonus of one pound added to its weight.

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Final date for "on-Line" payments...April 21, 2006 9:00pm.

 

*IGFA Rules

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Completed applications for entry in this Fishing Derby must be submitted to any of the following locations:

Striped Bass Restaurant

236 West Main Street

Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591

914-366-4455

Boating on the Hudson Magazine

Box 627

Verplanck, N. Y.  10596

845-401-2699

The Hudson River Fishermen's Association NJ

PO Box 421

Cresskill, N. J.  07626

www.hrfanj.org 

Entries must be RECEIVED before 8:00 p.m. Friday April 21, 2006

NO EXCEPTIONS

We will be accepting late applications at the Striped Bass Restaurant from 6 to 7 pm Friday April 21, 2006

If you think it may not get to either of these locations via the US mail service...deliver it to the Striped Bass Restaurant or Boating on the Hudson by hand.   Don't take the chance that it may not get there!

Washington Irving Boat Ramp Tarrytown Free for Derby Participants!

Nyack Boat Ramp will be FREE for all Derby Participants!

Parking is FREE for Derby Participants at the Municipal lot next to the Striped Bass Restaurant.

Striped Bass Restaurant   236 West Main Street  Tarrytown, NY   914-366-4455

Facilities offered for this tournament: 

The owners of the Striped Bass Restaurant have made arrangements for the following services to our Derby Participants:

  • Free Boat Launch at the Washington Irving boat ramp on the south side of the restaurant.  Free parking for boat and trailer in the municipal parking lot on the north side of the restaurant.

  • Nyack Boat Ramp will be FREE for all DERBY CONTESTANTS!

  • Bait will be available for purchase in the parking lot of the Striped Bass Restaurant. 

  • FREE Boat slips will be available.

  • Gas is available at the marina

  • Restrooms

  • Showers

  • Beer, soda and box lunches will be available for purchase

  • Tournament will be monitoring marine radio channel 68.

  • Bait will be available in the parking lot of the weigh-in station from

  • Matt's Sporting Goods
    244 Rt 9w
    Haverstraw, NY  10927

    845-429-3254
    matelski@optonline.net

  • Captains Meeting & Fishing seminar Friday Night April 21  8:00 PM 

  • Leader Board Party Saturday night April 22. 6:00-7:00 PM

  • An awards ceremony will begin on April 23, Sunday night at 6:00 pm

  • Fishing for the regular Derby will be restricted to the Hudson River and have the Verrazano Bridge as the southern most boundary.

 

Check Out Last Years Event!

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