Mission Statement:
Run a non-profit Shark Tournament for fishermen by fishermen focused on funding the education and science for sustainable fisheries management which will preserve the natural ecosystem on which all ocean life and future fishing generations can depend on.



FISH ON!! Set the Hook in New Bedford, Massachusetts where the hunt for the giants of the ocean began. America's #1 Fishing Port.
Captains we are open for registration.


The North Atlantic Shark Tournament has been established by FISHERMEN committed to preserving the RIGHT TO FISH.


New Bedford America's #1 and largest fishing port remains the greatest proponent of both commercial and recreational fishermen.


ALL of the profits from this tournament will benefit our Mission Statement: funding the education and science for sustainable fisheries management which will preserve the natural ecosystem on which all ocean life and future fishing generations can depend on.


We have partnered with the Community Foundation your entry fee is now a charitable donation. You will get an official letter stating such.


The Calcutta is 100% by the boats and for the boats, 100% of the collected money goes back to the boats.



New Bedford's NORTH ATLANTIC SHARK TOURNAMENT 

WOW- THANKS TO ALL WHO JOINED, SPONSORED & VOLENTEERED

THIS YEAR WAS THE GREATEST SHARK TOURNAMENT WE HAVE BEEN TO, EXCEEDING EVEN THE EARLY TENT YEARS AT OB

EVERYONE WAS SO GENEROUS THE BOATS MADE MUCH MORE MONEY THAN LAST YEAR AND WE HAVE OVER DOUBLE THE FUNDS TO DONATE TO OUR VERY IMPORTANT CAUSES. ALL THAT AND WE DANCED TO A GREAT BAND ALL NIGHT...YES DANCING AT A SHARK TOURNAMENT!!