Pirates of the Hackensack


Avast, all ye anglers! Pirates of the Hack is back! Children and children at heart are invited to join Hackensack Riverkeeper and the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association for a pirate-themed catch-and-release fishing derby.
This FREE EVENT will also feature a pirate parade, and free (first come, first served) mini Eco-cruises and kayaking at nearby Laurel Hill Paddling Center. 

Arrgghh! Free hot dogs while they last!!

Prizes will be given out for a variety of categories including best pirate, so remember to “dress ye best”, buccaneers!

Mark me words! Participants must also register with NJDEP Saltwater Recreational Registry Program to participate. It’s free and easy: https://www.nj.gov/dep/saltwaterregistry/

Save time! Put ye mark on ye olde waiver form ahead of time! 
Download waiver form here.
This year, we’re teaming up with Waterkeeper Alliance to make RiverFest: Pirates of the Hackensack a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Series event, presented nationally by Toyota.  

For more information on the SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota, please visit www.splashseries.org.


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