The 15th Annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout
is December 7-9, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout began in 2004 – born out of a Virginia Beach fisherman’s love for angling the shores of the Atlantic along the Virgnia Beach oceanfront.  It occurred to him, as it has to many, that not only are the waters off of Virginia Beach plentiful with fish, but they truly offer as good – if not better – fishing than anywhere on the East Coast.  Proving it would become the passion of the tournament director, Mike Standing.  This passion has catapulted the Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout to become one of the largest Rockfish tournaments in the country and has helped Virginia Beach garner its proper angling recognition.

To date, the Rockfish Shootout has provided thousands of pounds of skinless rockfish filets to area foodbanks (well into the tens of thousands of individual meals).  Also to date they have donated over $25,000 to CHKD to help build a family room at the hospital.   Several thousand more have been donated to a local scholarship fund, a local fisherman in need and various other fishing-related organizations.

NEW FOR 2017:
You asked for it, you got it! New this year we will have a Biggest Fish calcutta. That’s right! One fish could reel you in you a big payout! Make sure to check the box and on your registration form and get in on the new Biggest Fish Calcutta!img_6026

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