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Stamford's Halloween Yacht Club Prepares For Hooks For Heroes

Two boys were among the fishermen in last year's Hooks For Heroes competition, which is sponsored by Halloween Yacht Club of Stamford.
Two boys were among the fishermen in last year's Hooks For Heroes competition, which is sponsored by Halloween Yacht Club of Stamford. Photo Credit: Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Halloween Yacht Club in Stamford will host its fourth annual "Hooks for Heroes" fishing tournament/benefit on Saturday, June 20.

The event runs from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Halloween Yacht Club, 10 Seaview Ave. Proceeds will go toward Operation Gift Cards, which help wounded military service personnel.

The event will include pre-tournament breakfast at 5:15 a.m. and a post-tournament cookout with awards beginning at 1:30 p.m. There will be winners in two categories, largest bluefish and largest bass by weight.

Anglers can register for the fishing event at the yacht club between 5 to 8 p.m. on June 18 and from 6 to 6:30 a.m. on the day of the event. Cost is $35, which includes breakfast and lunch. The entrance fee is also tax deductible.

Make checks payable to “Operation Gift Cards.”  For more information, call  203-559-5205 or visit www.hyc.net

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