12th Annual High Tides Striper Tournament

The 12th Annual High Tides Striper Tournament will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The tournament benefits children in Cape May County and their families who are dealing with the devastating effects of pediatric cancer.

Anglers can register at the Captain’s Meeting on Friday night or the day of the event on Saturday morning.



When: Saturday, November 10, 2018

Where: Lacey Elks, 900 Beach Blvd., Forked River, NJ 08731 –

Directions 609-693-9831

Scales open at 3 p.m. and close at 5 p.m.


When: Saturday, November 10, 2018

Where: Hinch Marina, 989 Ocean Drive, Cape May, NJ –

Directions 609-884-7289

Awards Ceremony at Cape May VFW – Directions

Scales open at 3 p.m. and close at 5 p.m.


1st Place: $4000

2nd Place: $1000

3rd Place: $500

4th Place: $400

5th Place: $300

Junior Angler Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place


How: Fill out the registration form

Fishing Entry & Awards Dinner Fee: $60 per Angler
Dinner Only tickets may be purchased at the door for $25

Captains’ Meeting on Friday, Nov. 9th at 7:00 p.m.

Northern Scale meeting is at Lacey Elks –

900 Beach Blvd., Forked River, NJ 08731

Southern Scale meeting is at VFW Post 386 –

419 Congress Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204

Make checks payable to:
Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund

Mail all checks and forms to:
Andrew J. Bulakowski
High Tides Tournament Coordinator
Carpenters Local 255
3300 S. White Horse Pike
Mullica, NJ 08037


View Updated Rules on the

  • A representative from each boat must be present at the Captain’s Meeting and submit entry tickets and waiver’s signed by each angler, a boat number will then be issued.
  • All fish must be caught on a boat by rod and reel.
  • All fish will be subject to inspection from the Weigh Master.
  • Any fish not pasing inspection will be disqualified.
  • Fishing will be at the captain’s discretion.
  • All anglers on boat must have an entrance ticket.
  • The winner will be determined by weight.
    In case of a tie, the length will be used.
  • If a tie still exists, then the earliest weigh-in time between 3:00PM and 5:00PM will be used.
  • A tournament official will gather all weight receipts and the winners will be verified.
  • Prize money will be distributed at the Awards Dinner at the Cape May VFW.



Dennis Garbowski

President / Council Representative

Robert Tarby

Vice President / Council Representative

Andrew Bulakowski

Council Representative / Tournament Coordinator

Contact: (609) 289-2962

The Diller Family and Foundation

The High Tides Striper Tournament is brought to you by The Carpenters Union Local 255 of Southern, NJ.  Use the contact form below for general comments and questions.

Andrew Bulakowski

Tournament Chairman


Ron Costantini

Tournament Co-Chair


Bob Misak

Tournament Co-Chairman