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Enter your catch in the Saltwater Catch & Release Fishing Derby

Want to enter the saltwater catch & release fishing derby? Read on to learn how to register your catch.
Your entry must be received within 30 days of catch and postmarked no later than Dec. 10. We present awards at the New England Boat Show in Boston the following year.

Division of Marine Fisheries

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What you need for Enter your catch in the Saltwater Catch & Release Fishing Derby

You will need the follow items in order to participate in the Saltwater Catch & Release Fishing Derby:

  • Derby entry form
  • Measuring device
  • Camera or phone 
  • Printer 

How to enter Enter your catch in the Saltwater Catch & Release Fishing Derby

  • Measure your catch to the nearest half inch
  • Take a clear photo of your catch on the measuring device to show the total length of your catch.  Save the photo.
  • Fill in and save the editable entry form
  • Email the saved form and photo within 30 days of catch to:

          john.boardman@state.ma.us

  • Download and print the official Derby entry form
  • Measure your catch to the nearest half inch
  • Take a clear photo of your catch on the measuring device to show the total length of your catch. Submit your photo with the official entry form.
  • Mail the form within 30 days of catch to:

Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby
836 S. Rodney French Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02744

 

More info for Enter your catch in the Saltwater Catch & Release Fishing Derby

All derby participants must have a valid MA recreational saltwater fishing permit.

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Contact for Enter your catch in the Saltwater Catch & Release Fishing Derby

Address
John Boardman, Aquatic Biologist & Derby Coordinator
836 South Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744
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