Help a boat and captain win bragging rights by winning the “Captain’s Challenge”. The boat with the most donations wins!


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Fish For A Cure

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and make a difference!


Saturday, November 7th, 2015

2015 Tournament Officially Kicked Off!

Boat registration and the Captain's Challenge is officially open for 2015! Please register your boats and start the Challenge! 

 Important Dates and Times

Captains Meeting: Wednesday November 4th at 6:00 PM at Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Fishing Tournament: Saturday November 7th from sunrise to 4:00PM 

Weigh in: Saturday November 7th on Pussers Dock in Downtown Annapolis - in line by 4:00PM

Shore Party: Saturday November 7th at the Downtown Marriott from 6:00PM

All proceeds support the Cancer Survivorship Programs within the Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Record Year for Fish For A Cure in 2014

Thank you for helping us to donate $300,000! Cumulative donations are now over $900,000 and we are within arm's reach of our $1,000,000 fundraising pledge to the Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute.

Captain's Challenge Winners

1st Place - Full Moon Club 411 with Captain Mike Krissoff
Full Moon Club 411 raised an amazing $33,585 with their team: Jeff & Sharon Borland, Wynee Hawk, Kelly Bjornerud, Bill Tilghman, George Turner, Bud Duckett and Glenn Sutton.

2nd Place - Just In Time with Captains Rob Schurr  and Tom George
Just In Time raised an impressive $25,121 with their team: Ernie Arizzi, Gray Barton, Randy Belote, Kevin Hickey and Tom Lizzio

3rd Place - Blue Jay with Captains Mike Cassidy and Greg Lilly
Blue Jay raised an equally impressive $21,350 with their team: Marty Cassidy, Brendan Kelly, Brian Wood and Shane Wilemon

Tournament Winners

Heaviest Rockfish - MSSA with Captain Dave Smith brought in the winning rockfish at 31lbs. 6 oz

Heaviest String of Perch - First Light with Captain John Page Williams. This string of 5 perch weighed in at 5lbs. 8 oz

Grand Slam - Kayaks for a Cure with Captain Matt Baden. Matt's team brought in a rockfish, a toadfish and a pickeral (on their kayaks)!

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