DAA Founder’s Cup Fishing Derby 2017

In memory of fisherman and founders Frank Benson, John Singer Sargent and Charles Bittinger

Winners for month 1 (June 15 to July 15)...
Jill Boudreau (pictured on right-41") and Kai Boudreau (Pictured on left - 35.5")

Season Opening:
June 15, 2017
Closing Ceremony:
October 21, 2017



Founder's Cap $25
tammyakirk@yahoo.com to purchase


Click here to register and pay online


Click here to print and mail registration form

Rules and Information:

Species Eligible
Striped Bass and Bluefish

Fly fishing and Lure/Bait

Catch and Release Format

  • Circle hooks are recommended.
  • All fish caught must be measured using the DAA Founder’s Cup measuring stick with a picture.
  • Pictures must be clear and include the entire fish on a flat surface with the stick visible on top of fish from the tip of the snout to the tip of the tail. Email to info@duxburyart.org.
  • Indicate category on the submission of the photo: fly or lure/bait.
  • The camera should have a time stamp with correct time and date.

Fishing Rules

  • Boundaries - Green Harbor to Manomet
  • Entrants may fish from private boats, as clients on charter boats, or with guides.
  • All boats must meet U.S. Coast Guard Requirements and are the sole responsibility of the boat owner.

Age groups
Junior (18 and under) and Adult

Monthly Challenge (sunset, sunrise)
June 15-July 15th
July 15-August 15th
August 15-Sept 15th
Sept 15-Oct 15th

Monthly: 1st place winners
Season: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awarded
All prizes will be awarded on Prize Day, Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:00 pm at the Ellison Center of the Arts in the Mary Todd Studio.

Junior: $10 monthly/$30 season
Adult: $40 monthly/$100 season