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

June 12th | MacDougalls’ in Falmouth MA

With the help of our captains, sponsors, partners, and current/former Patriots, we are entering into our 11th fishing tournament – bigger, stronger, and ready to compete for the biggest fish. The New England Patriots Alumni Club will host its 11th annual Stars & Stripers Fishing Tournament at MacDougalls’ Cape Cod Marine Service on June 12, 2021.

It’s an entire day dedicated to fishing, food, friends, and story telling with current and former New England Patriots – all while raising necessary funds for New England Patriots Alumni Club’s mission and programs.

Push off on one of the donated celebrity boats or gear up your own boat with your crew and meet us out there. Either way, you’ll be back on shore enjoying a catered raw bar accompanied by drinks, live music, and good conversations. Then enjoy Dale Bishop’s Pig Pickin’ BBQ at the awards dinner and celebration.

Anglers who participate in the celebrity boat category receive:

  • Continental breakfast hosted at MacDougalls’
  • Event apparel
  • Lunch and beverages
  • All the bait and tackle you need
  • All equipped boat with a captain and crew.
  • Attendee appreciation gift
  • Each boat will be accompanied by a current or former Patriot

This year, our roster of current/former Patriots will include but is 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.


Celebrity Boat Category Details:

Overview: Join a fully catered day out on the water with a current or former Patriot by your side while competing for any of the seven categories. Come back to the pier with an appetite as we prepare a raw bar spread followed by a BBQ dinner.


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


Owner Boat Category Details:

Overview: Join the fleet of boats in this year’s tournament then meet up with a current of former Patriots players/coaches in attendance back at MacDougalls’. Indulge in the raw bar appetizers while listening to some music dockside before heading into the hanger for finger-licking-good BBQ.

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



  • 6:00 am Celebrity boat check-in, breakfast & material pick-up
  • 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

Please Note:

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

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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