On Saturday November 8th 2014, Carpenters Union Local 255 hosted the 8th Annual High Tides Striper Tournament to benefit Brendans Fund a children’s pediatric cancer charity. The Tournament took place at Off the Hook Bait and Tackle/ Hinch Marina in Cape May and Hoffman’s Marina in Brielle, with the awards ceremony following at the Cape May VFW. The event was a huge success, raising over $39,000.00. 52 boats registered, with a total of 27 fish being weighed in.

The winners are as follows:

# Angler Boat Weight
1 Michael Unsworth Mod Squad 48.50
2 Vince Veneziale Toppin Out 46.56
3 Mike Cornwell Bent Hook 43.38
4 Kelly McCorry Sea Dog 42.88
5 Johnny Thompson Overkill 41.45

Top honor in Ladies Division:

# Angler Boat Weight
1 Kelly McCorry Sea Dogs 42.88 lbs.

Top honor in Junior Division:

# Angler Boat Weight
1 Justin Brown Sea Dogs 28.88 lbs.

Many of the winners graciously donated some or all of their prizes back to the charity. The Carpenters Union Local 255 and Brendan’s Fund wish to sincerely thank all of the Hosts, donors, sponsors, and participants. We’ll see You next year.