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

Special Holiday meeting - prizes to be won!


Wednesday, Nov. 25th until noon Sunday, Nov 29th
  Shark River Gobbler Tournament 
 Prizes to be awarded include a Penn 706 reel, Gear Up surf bag and a gift certificate.
No Boat Fish permitted

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

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



In Memoriam

Gerald Riedinger


Longtime APFC member Gerry "The Reverend" Riedinger died on November 18th. Gerry was a great fisherman and held the club's record for the largest striped bass - 58.5 pounds. 

Fall 2015 Tournament Results 

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 such a tremendous success.

We appreciate the support from the record-breaking crowd.

View YouTube video of show

View AP Press coverage

Congratulations to Ray Soyka

 Most Valuable Fisherman Tournaments


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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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