HRFA Fishing Contest


2013-2020 Contest Chairmen:

Aram Setian
Scott Havner

The HRFA hosts an annual fishing contest which runs from January through December and is open to all HRFA members. Various divisions are available for prizes You have 30 days from the day you catch a fish to send in your entries. As a member of the HRFA you and your immediate family are eligible to enter fish in any of our categories.

Do you have a catch to register? Please scroll to the bottom of the page to complete the form on the bottom of this page.

2020 Leader Board

Salt Water Species

Striped Bass Released Caught From Boat (Catch & Release) in Inches

Rick Englesbe 50.5″

Wai Lui 42″
Alex Spindelman  40″

Striped Bass Released Caught From Shoreline (Catch & Release) in Inches

Carl Hartmann  41″

 John Francesconi  29″

John Francesconi  27″

 John Francesconi    26″

Burch Pawson    25″

 John Francesconi   25″

 John Francesconi   24″

 Carl Hartmann 23″

 John Francesconi  23″

 John Francesconi  22″

Striped Bass Kept Caught From Boat ( Kept ) in LBS

Nothing to report at this time

Striped Bass Kept Caught From Shoreline ( Kept ) in LBS

Howard Pawson 10 Lbs 14 oz.


Alex Spindelman 4 Lbs. 5 oz.

Carl Hartmann 2 Lbs 8 oz.


Carl Hartmann  4 Lbs 13 oz

Dan Harrison 2.8 lbs

Scup (Porgy)

Nothing to report at this time


Fluke Rick Englesbe 9 Lbs.

Alex Spindelman 4 Lbs 7 oz.
Carl Hartmann    3Lbs.
Alex Spindelman  2 lbs 2 oz


Butch Pawson 1 Lbs 7 oz.

Black Sea Bass

Nothing to report at this time

Open Category Salt Water Species

Joseph  Marchese  Halibut 36 Lbs

Capt. Aram Setian  Halibut  32 Lbs 9 oz.
Carl Hartmann   Black Tip Shark  8 Lbs.

2020 Leader Board

Fresh Water Species


 Catfish  Carl Hartmann  12 Lbs 8 oz.

Bill Greene 8 Lbs. 8 oz.
Alex Spindelman  6 Lbs. 6 oz.

Butch Pawson 4 Lbs. 1 oz.
Butch Pawson 3 Lbs

Trout (local)

Scott Havner  3 Lbs. 14 oz.

Smallmouth Bass

Nothing to report at this time


Todd Schmitt  21 Lbs 13 oz.


Nothing to report at this time

Trout Great Lakes

Nothing to report at this time

Largemouth Bass

Austin Havner  6Lbs 10 oz.

Alex Spindelman 2 Lbs. 1 oz.


Open Category Freshwater Species

Capt. Aram Setian   Northern Pike   6. Lbs  8 oz.


Special Rules for Striped Bass

1. We have 4 Categories for Striped Bass

2. Released, Kept and Boat or Shoreline.

3. If released, your Striped Bass needs to be recorded in inches.

4. If you keep your fish it needs to be recorded in Pounds and Ounces.

5. And finally we need to know if you caught your fish from a boat or the shoreline?

6. Newly added ANY FRESHWATER and ANY SALTWATER Category.

Oh Yeah…we never use any of the information you provide for anything but this contest.

It is never sold or given out to anyone.

Youth anglers are under the age of 17.

Don’t forget to give us their age on the form.