Bayshore Fishing Derby at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Port Monmouth

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Bayshore Fishing Derby

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 03:00pm - 06:00pm

PORT MONMOUTH — Get hooked on fishing when the Monmouth County Park System hosts its annual Bayshore Fishing Derby at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth Road, Port Monmouth.  Held from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, this derby is open to beginners as well as experienced anglers.  Park System staff will be on hand to teach those just getting started how to rig and cast their poles.  The event will also feature seining demonstrations.   The cost to enter the derby is $8 per person; $4 per additional person.  Pre-registration is accepted online at or by calling 732-842-4000, ext. 1.  Onsite registration is by cash or checks only.  Participants must supply their own fishing poles, tackle and bait.  Those competing must fish from the beach.  Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in three different age categories. 

For more information about the Bayshore Fishing Derby or the Monmouth County Park System, please visit or call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.

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Last Updated: 08/13/19