Washington County Fair Announces the 4TH Annual  "Battle of the Fishermen"
Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10AM

The Battle will be a series of competitions between commercial fishermen to test their skills for your entertainment in the following 8 events:

  • Dock line distance throwing Shucking
  • Dock line throwing from moving skiff Mending/Splicing
  • Pot Hauling Race Survival Suit Race
  • Lobster Banding Fish Toss

We are looking for local commercial fisherman to register for this competition. Not only will "Bragging Rights" be on the line, but there will also be cash prizes of:

  • 1st place = $50
  • 2nd place = $40
  • 3rd place = $30
  • 4th place = $20
  • 5th place = $10


Commercial fishermen interested in registering, showing off their skills, to help promote the fishing industry, and joining in on some fun, must contact Joe Harvey at joeharvey@juno.com or 401-640-9205 for a registration form. All forms must be turned in no later than August 1, 2016. All participants must provide their own gear and survival suit for the competition.

Please come join the fun, Support your local fisherman, and help make this an annual tradition!