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FAQs

All you need to know to enjoy a day on the water in Nick's memory:

  • Participants may fish any pond or lake as well as any ocean body of water. 

  • Fishing is rain or shine and can take place between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.

  • Participants may fish from land or a boat/kayak.

  • Check out the fishing reports from On The Water to get some ideas on where to go.

  • If you have never fished before, be sure to let us know if you would like to be placed with a mentor on the registration form.

  • You can opt to only attend the cookout at the West Barnstable Deer Club starting at 3 p.m. (REGISTRATION IS STILL REQUIRED)

  • Freshwater Fishing: (link button below)

    • If you're 15 or older, you need a fishing license. Licenses are free for those 15–17 and over 70. 

    • Obtain your freshwater fishing license online (link below) or at a local shop like Sports Port

  • Saltwater Fishing (link button below)

    • If you are 16 and older, you need a Recreational Saltwater Fishing Permit (cost $10) 

    • For those over 60, there is no fee, but you still need to apply for the Recreational Saltwater Fishing Permit

  • Evidence of your catch will be submitted with a photo of your catch with the provided tape measure no later than 2 p.m - via email nicksfishingtourney@gmail.com or via direct message to Nick Eastman Fishing Tourney Instagram/Facebook 

  • Awards ceremony and cookout to follow tournament at the West Barnstable Deer Club beginning at 3 p.m.

​         1800 Old Stage Rd. West Barnstable, MA​   (Registration  is open - be sure to complete the registration questions on the second page)

  • Cash Bar and free kid drinks - no coolers

  • Please post fun fishing pictures on your social media and use the hashtag #nicksfishingtourney or #nickeastmanfishingtourney

The Nicholas James Eastman Memorial Fund is a donor-advised fund of The Cape Cod Foundation. As a component fund, The Cape Cod Foundation serves as the 501(c)(3) public charity for the Nicholas James Eastman Memorial Fund.

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