Rock Fishing Tournament

June 8-10, 2018
Rock Hall, Maryland

The Rockfish Tournament, now in its 23nd year, is hosted by the Maryland Waterman’s Association. Founded in 1973, the Maryland Watermen’s Association is a non-profit organization the represents the interest of commercial fishermen, seafood processors, wholesalers and ancillary businesses in the seafood industry throughout the state of Maryland. The three-day tournament includes a youth division and has a limit of 200 boats per day. To register visit or email Pre-registration is required.

The Maryland Watermen Association

For over 40 years, MWA has worked tirelessly to ensure a future for independent watermen and seafood businesses throughout the state of Maryland. Since our inception, we have worked with local and state legislatures and departments to ensure that regulations and laws are not only fair to our industry, but would help ensure the future of our state’s many fisheries and limit negative effects to the environment. We also work with industry-led groups to help improve the health of Maryland’s waterways, which includes the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay in its watershed.