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 Asbury Park Fishing Club 1921 Yearbook photo​

Next  meeting for APFC Members
Monday, April 3rd
7:30 pm at VFW (corner of Lake Ave and Bond St, Asbury Park)
Guest Speaker: Shel E Caris 
See Chris Buchta for Hoodies Order

A big  THANK YOU  to all who made this year's 

Asbury Park Fishing Club's 

25th Anniversary Fishing Flea Market a huge success. 

We appreciate all of our vendors who continue to support this great cause.

To APFC members ... job well done!

  Click here for some great photos by Colin Archer of the 2017 Show


Next up ...

The  Fifth  Annual

APFC Deal Lake Carp Contest

Sunday, April 23rd    7 am to Noon

         Grand prize of $200 is awarded for most carp caught 

 $100.00 for largest carp   ---   $50.00 for second place  ---  $25.00 for third place  ---

                      $25.00 for the junior winner (under 12 years of age)      

 co-sponsored by the Deal Lake Commission




Fishing license required for those 16 - 70 yrs of age


Most Valuable Fisherman for 2016 Tournaments

Larry Guo

Results from 2016 Fall Tournaments

  Shark River Gobbler Tournament

Nov. 23 - 27

First Place: Shark River  ~  71 lbs

Second Place: Spring Lake ~ 63 lbs 

Third Place:  Asbury Park ~ 58 lbs

Congratulations to Jerry Lasko (Spring Lake ) ~ 27 lbs. largest striped bass


Bradley Beach Invitational Tournament

Nov. 2 - 6

First Place: Asbury Park Fishing Club ~  21 lbs

No other weigh-ins

Congratulations to Ed Fort (Asbury Park) ~ 21 lbs. largest striped bass


Asbury Park Fishing Club Invitational Tournament

Oct. 26 - 30

First Place: Asbury Park Fishing Club ~  145 lbs

Second Place: Shark River ~ 114 lbs 

Third Place:  Spring Lake ~ 96 lbs

No other weigh-ins

Congratulations to Vinny Spahiu (Asbury Park) ~ 32 lbs. largest striped bass


Monmouth Beach Car Toppers Fishing Tournament

Oct. 12 - 16

First Place: Asbury Park Fishing Club ~  64 lbs

Second Place: Shark River ~ 32 lbs

No other weigh-ins

Congratulations to Andrew DeFranco (Shark River) ~ 32 lbs. largest striped bass

Asbury Park Fishing Club's Annual Fishing Flea Market

always the second Sunday in March

Check out the YouTube video of the 2015 show



Bill McFadden Most Valuable Fisherman

for 2015 Tournaments

Gene Amato  


Largest Striped Bass from Surf

Louis Feniger  ~ 32 lbs


Second Place

Bill Bertsch   ~   30.25 lbs  


Third Place

Scott Seib  ~  27.5 lbs  


Largest Striped Bass from River

Gene Amato  ~  30  lbs  


Second Place

Taylor Ring  ~  26.5 lbs  


Largest Bluefish

Rich Harbina  ~  15.7 lbs  

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 4th Annual APFC Deal Lake Carp Contest

on April 17, 2016 a success!

 Prizes and trophies were award to:

     Cliff Daniels  ~  $200 Most carp caught (20)

        Meghan Zajac  ~  $100 Largest carp (20.5) 

              Buck Volek ~ $50 Second place (13.10)

               Dave Degraw  ~  $25 Third place (11.7)

                           Meghan Zajac  ~  $25 Junior winner (20.5)

Special thanks to The Deal Lake Commission for cosponsoring the event

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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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