Pirates of the Hackensack

This Free event is made possible by the generous support of our event sponsors, including: Inserra SupermarketsSUEZ , PSE&GHackensack Meridian HealthWhole Foods MarketXChange at Secaucus Junction, and Ramsey Outdoor Stores. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Mike Panos at 201-968-0808 or email: donate@hackensackriverkeeper.org

About the event:
This is a kid-centric fishing derby, adults may join us, too! Everyone is encouraged to dress and act like a pirate and march in the Pirate Parade. For those without tackle, no worries, we will have everything for you to use while fishing, and we will even provide the bait! Only catch and release fishing will be allowed.

Dress your best and enter the Pirate’s Parade at 12:30.

Schedule:
9AM – Check-in for fishing derby begins
9:30AM – Go Fish!
12:30PM – Pirate Parade
1PM – FREE hot dogs for participants – while they last – provided by HRFA
             Lines up (fishing derby ends)!
            Awards Ceremony
Separate on-site sign up at Laurel Hill Paddling Center:
11AM – 2PM – Free mini Eco-Cruises by Hackensack Riverkeeper.
10AM – 2PM – Free one-hour paddles by Hackensack Riverkeeper. On a first-come, first-served, basis, subject to availability. Age restrictions apply. 

SAVE TIME AT CHECK-IN DOWNLOAD YOUR WAIVER –
PIRATES OF THE HACKENSACK WAIVER

Through our partnership with the Hudson River Fisherman’s Association (H.R.F.A.), all bait and tackle will be available for use. We will have a great day on the water for kids and adults alike, and we are certain you will be hooked on this event!

Hackensack Riverkeeper, Inc. and Hudson River Fishermen’s Association partner for RiverFest: Pirates of the Hackensack Fishing Derby. Join us for the Pirates Parade, free hot dogs while they last, and special guests –https://www.facebook.com/PiratesOfFortunesFolly/ will be on deck for some special fun!Prizes courtesy of Ramsey Outdoor Stores!

Thank you to our Annual Sponsors, who help to bring this FREE event to our River!

SUEZ Water North Jersey​, Inserra Supermarkets Inc.​, Hackensack Meridian HealthPSEG​, and The XChange at Secaucus Junction.

Download Flyer: Pirates of  the Hackensack Flyer 

Photos

SIGN UP TODAY!

Video from 2016 event:

 

Comments are closed