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

June 8th | MacDougalls’ Cape Cod Marine Services, Falmouth MA

For the 10th year in a row, the New England Patriots Alumni Club would like to welcome you to partake in its annual Stars & Stripers Fishing Tournament, an entire day dedicated to fishing, food, friends, and hanging with current and former New England Patriots in attendance. Participants will have the opportunity to hit Cape Cod waters, competing for the longest Striper or Blue fish. During this year’s BBQ dinner, enter to win some fan favorite raffle items. All Funds raised from this tournament will help support our mission of giving back to the communities in New England.

Former & Current Patriots Roster Includes: (List will continue to grow, check back soon)

  • Tully Banta-Cain
  • Jim Bowen
  • Rick Buffington
  • Rick Cash
  • Derek Rivers
  • Ilia Jarostchuk
  • Ted Karras
  • Ronnie Lippett
  • Scooter McGruder
  • Steve Nelson
  • Tom Porell
  • Jon Williams


We have three categories you can choose to participate in this year’s 10th annual catch & release Stars & Stripers Fishing Tournament.

  1. Celebrity Boat
  2. Shore Fly Fishing
  3. Open Boat

Sponsorships available, click here to learn more.


Celebrity Boat Category Details:

The Day Includes:

  • Continental breakfast hosted at MacDougalls’ Cape Cod Marine Services day of the event
  • Event Apparel
  • Accompanied on the boat by a current or former Patriots celebrity
  • Lunch with Beverages
  • All you need bait & tackle
  • Reception with Live Music & Raw Bar
  • Awards Celebration, Raffle & BBQ Dinner
  • An Autographed Event Framed Photo

Cost: Single Angler  – $1,000 or Full boat (3 Anglers) – $2,500

Prizes for: Longest Striper & Blues


  • 6:00 am Check-in & Breakfast
  • 7:00 am Boats Depart from MacDougalls’
  • 8:00 am Lines In
  • 3:00 pm Lines Out & Return to MacDougalls’
  • 3:30 pm Weigh In with Live Music & Raw Bar
  • 5:00 pm Awards, Raffles & BBQ Dinner


Please Note:

*Those participating need to have a fishing license, we will not be issuing them – learn more
*Measuring tools will be provided
*In addition to Celebrity Boat, Shore Fly Fishing, and Open Boat prizes, there will also be a Grand Slam for Striper, Blues, Sea Bass, & Fluke (Tie breaker will be the length of the Striper)
*Tournament prizes to be determined


Shore Fly Fishing Category Details:

OverviewAfter picking up your materials from MacDougalls’, you and a friend are unleashed to find your hotspot location for Fly Fishing anywhere on the Cape. Come back around 3:30pm for hors d’oeuvres, music, & mingling with current / former Patriots in attendance. Stick around for awards, dinner, and fan favorite raffle items.

Cost: Team of Two Fly Fishing – $200 ($100 Per Person) (Optional Tournament Shirts +$20)

Prizes for: Longest Striper


  • 5:00 am Check-in & Material / Shirt Pick Up
  • 3:30 pm Return to MacDougalls’ for Live Music & Raw Bar
  • 5:00 pm Awards, Raffle & BBQ Dinner

Open Boat Category Details:

Overview: Join the fleet of boats in this year’s tournament then meet up with Alumni & Current 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: Open Boat – $1000 (Up to 4 Anglers)

Prizes for:  Longest Striper & Blues


  • 6:00 am Check-in & Material / Shirt 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

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.