Each year the club holds some “Special Events”
In April, we have a POT LUCK Dinner.
Usually this coincides with the D.E.C. speaker.
In July, we have a club PICNIC.
2010 was without a doubt the most memorable. The picnic was catered by
a mobile Texas barbeque. This was the largest turnout of members and
family in club history, with over 100 people attending. But what makes
this event the most memorable was the major storm that blew through the
harbor, with winds in excess of 70 MPH. We had only a few minutes
warning, so it was quite a fire drill to get things battened down. Some
members almost literally blew away and some are still looking for their
lawn chairs. Others reported seeing “Funnel Clouds” forming on the
opposite side of the harbor, over Sands Point and Manhasset.
In September the club sponsors our annual
The children of the North Shore School District are invited to the
Tappen Beach Pier. The kids bring their fishing rods and the club
provides everything else, bait, hooks, chum and instruction from club
members. Trophies are given to the winners of the contests and
afterwards there is a raffle and the club presents new snapper rods to
In December we have our annual
Christmas Pot Luck Dinner.
The spirit of the holidays truly comes out at this event.
Plus the food is absolutely fabulous !
In January we have our ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER
(A.K.A. THE FISHERMAN'S BALL)
This is the culmination of the entire fishing season. The evening
includes a slide presentation, fabulous dinner with an open bar, and
awards and trophies are presented to contest winners. Then there is a
huge raffle, with prizes ranging from a bucket of boat cleaning supplies
to top-notch rods and reels. In addition to the prizes, there is a 50/50
Hempstead Harbor Anglers Club Fishing Excursions
Other activities include club-sponsored charters. In June 2006 the club
held it’s first Striped Bass charter aboard the Sea Otter West sailing
out of Glen Cove. The boat piloted by Captain B.J. Lizza, fished outside
of Hempstead Harbor with 23 club members aboard. Striped Bass and
Bluefish were caught throughout the evening, and everyone onboard
enjoyed the outing thoroughly.
We also held a very successful Blackfish trip with Captain Lizza.
Lots of Tog were caught and we all shared lots of laughs watching one
another “swing and miss”.
We have another charter booked with Captain Rich Tenreiro aboard the
“ANGLER” in late June 2011, during the height of the Stripped Bass run.
Many of the members are looking forward to fishing with Rich, as he has
a lot of knowledge to share.
Some of our members have traveled the globe to fish in the United
States, the Caribbean and South and Central America. There is a lot of
knowledge to be shared!
Visit our Photo Gallery to view photos taken by members of the Hempstead
Harbor Anglers Club.