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2018 Hook for Homes Fishing Derby

Event Date: April1-August 4
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Event Location: Cape Cod


Second Annual Hook for Homes Fishing Derby!

It's back and better than ever! Last year the Hook for Homes Fishing Derby raised $16,000 dollars to help Habitat Cape Cod's home building program.  This year the derby is broken out into two divisions, the freshwater division runs from April 1-May 31st and the saltwater division runs from June 1-August 4th.  The derby will also be catch and release for all species.  All participants must have a Massachusetts fishing license and comply with state fishing regulations.

How do I win?

Winners for largest fish, striped bass, black sea bass, bluefish (saltwater) or trout (freshwater), in each division and category, will be announced on August 11th at our Awards Celebration at Aselton Park, Hyannis. 

What are the divisions and categories?

Age: the derby will be broken out into adult fishermen (16 years and older), junior fishermen (15 years and younger)





adult shore all tackle bass
adult shore all tackle bluefish
adult shore/boat all tackle trout
adult boat all tackle bass
adult boat all tackle bluefish
adult boat all tackle black sea bass
all ages shore fly tackle bass
all ages shore fly tackle bluefish
all ages shore/boat fly tackle trout
all ages boat fly tackle bass
all ages boat fly tackle bluefish
junior shore all tackle bass
junior shore all tackle bluefish
junior shore/boat all tackle trout
junior boat all tackle bass
junior boat all tackle bluefish
junior boat all tackle black sea bass

Where can I fish?

Shore Division: all eligible fish must be caught on the shores of Cape Cod and not further inland than the Cape Cod Canal.
Offshore Division: All fish entered in the “boat” division must be caught from a private boat no more than the legal limit off the shores of Cape Cod