Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest

Pennsylvania & New Jersey Delaware River – April 21st to 24th 2022

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The Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest registration is now closed.
We will no longer be taking applications.

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2022 Contest News

Welcome to our new website!  New for this year, is the option for online registration. Please note that you can only register and pay for one person at a time.

2022 Bi-State Shad Fishing Banquet

This year’s banquet will be held on Saturday, March 12 6 pm, at the Alpha Vol. Fire Hall, 1109 Lee Ave. Alpha, N.J. 08865.

Banquet Donations

We are asking for gift baskets and goods for our tricky trays, and auctions for this years banquet.  Please click here for more information.

The Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest registration is now closed.
We will no longer be taking applications.

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2022 Registration Count

Welcome to our new website, my name is Eric Fistler, and I have lived by and fished the Delaware River, my entire life. I started the Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest in 2011 after the Easton Shad tournament ceased operations. The Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest is a fun-filled family event, with something for everyone. There is a top ten payout, along with 4 daily prizes. there are 2 senior bonus prizes, a veterans bonus prize, a top 3 women’s bonus prizes, and top 5 kids bonus prizes, in 2 age groups. Age 11 and under, and Age 12 to 15. Prize amounts are determined by entry fees and sponsorship fees. Our grand prize has held steady at $20,000 since 2018. Pending approval, an 18 foot Yamaha G3 Boat, with a 90/65 Jet drive, and Bear Trailer, will be given away. Included with your registration, all contestants are entered into a drawing for the boat package giveaway. Fishing takes place anywhere on the Delaware River. Tributaries are off-limit.  2/11/22 Update:  Give away boat has been approved.  

New for this year, is the option for online registration. Please note that you can only register and pay for one person at a time. Follow the online instructions to choose either adult, or kids option, and shirt size. Membership to the Delaware River Shad Fishermen’s Association will no longer be included with your shad contest registration. If you wish to remain a member, you can renew at DRSFA.ORG. We are asking that contestants try to pick up your contest t/shirt, either during the contest, or Monday, April 25 6 pm, at the awards ceremony, located at the Phillipsburg boat launch. This year’s banquet will be held on Saturday, March 12 6 pm, at the Alpha Vol. Fire Hall, 1109 Lee Ave. Alpha, N.J. 08865.  $35 Adult  Kids 15 & under are free.  You can call, text, or email me to reserve your seat. Eric 610 762 0440 eric@shadfishingcontest.com

2021 Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest Champion

Rich  Fedele

2021 Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest Winners

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The 2022 Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest registration is now closed.
We will no longer be taking applications for the 2022 Shad Contest.

Address:
715 Buttermilk Road
Hellertown PA 18055-9779

Phone:
610-762-0440

Email:
eric@shadfishingcontest.com

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