The Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Tournament presents it’s 21st Annual LBI Spring Derby beginning Saturday, April 1 at 12 am and running through June 25 at 6pm. The Long Beach Island “Spring Derby” Surf Fishing Tournament is a fun way for anglers to enjoy surf fishing the beaches of LBI. Once called Simply Bassin’, a bluefish division was added in 2018. Only the top three striped bass and top bluefish are awarded by weight. Catches that do not beat the leader board can be release or responsibly harvested for a delicious dinner. There is a $20 registration fee.
For information about registration and weigh in, rules and fishing regulations, please go to the official site . Information regarding the derby details are available online.
The Spring Derby is run by LBI Bait & Tackle Shops and is supported by the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic and The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce.