Annual George Pyne Memorial Stars & Stripers Fishing Tournament - Catch & Release

June 11th | MacDougalls’ in Falmouth MA

With the help of our captains, sponsors, partners, and Patriots celebrities, we are hosting our 12th fishing tournament.

Join in on the fun! You’ll be a part of:

  • fishing off Cape Cod’s shore alongside a Patriots legend
  • some friendly fishing competition
  • hearing stories from the football field and locker rooms
  • a catered breakfast, lunch, raw bar, and a BBQ dinner
  • a reception with live music and alcoholic beverages
  • new memories with friends and family
  • competing for fan favorite raffle items
  • an awards ceremony
  • raising necessary funds for youth football in New England

Learn more about partnership & sponsor opportunities.


Fishing Tournament Costs:

Celebrity Boat Category:

  • Single angler  – $1,000
  • Team of 3 anglers – $2,500

Owner Boat Category:
Owner boat – $1,500 (Up to 4 Anglers)

2021 Tournament Recap:

Winners for each category were as followed:

  • Cape Cod Slam: Harry Turner, Captain of Heavy Metal
  • First Fish: Ethan Barry on Cajama
  • Last Fish: Mark Kasok on Irie
  • Longest Striper: Jeff Dufficy Jr. on Heavy Metal
  • Most Stripers: Mark Schur on Sea Lady
  • Most Blue: Pete on Wizard
  • Longest Blue: Mike Conway on Irie

In 2021, our roster of current/former Patriots included, but was not limited to: Jim Bowman, Pete Brock, Rick Buffington, Rick Cash, Patrick Chung, Marcus Hackett, Ilia Jarostchuk, Ted Karras, Max Lane, Jon Williams & a handful of current Patriots players.



  • 6:30 am Celebrity boat check-in, breakfast & material pick-up
  • 6:30am – 7:30 am Boats push off shore
  • 8:00 am Lines in
  • 3:00 pm Lines out & return to MacDougalls’
  • 3:30 pm Reception live music & raw bar
  • 5:00 pm Awards, raffle & BBQ dinner

Captains dinner will be held the night before for all captains and their crew. 

Please Note:

  • Tournament prizes are: Longest striper overall, most stripers, first fish caught, last fish caught, longest blue & most blue. In addition, we had a grand slam category for Striper, Blues, Sea Bass, & Fluke (Tie breaker will be the length of the Striper)
  • Those participating needed to have a fishing license, we did not issue them – learn more
  • Measuring tools are provided


Funds raised help support our mission ‘to provide an opportunity for former Patriot players to remain actively involved with each other, the Patriots organization, and the community by supporting and funding youth football throughout New England with programs that emphasize leadership, teamwork and achievement through lessons learned on the football field’.


We are grateful for their continued support.

There are numerous ways of contributing to our mission of supporting New England’s youth through educational Football For YOU camps, sponsoring our events is one of them.


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