Welcome to the 11th Annual

Fight Leukemia Fishing Tournament!!   


Chris Hagel was a local fisherman from Palermo, NJ who passed from acute myeloid leukemia in December of 2005.  The tournament was founded by friends and family of Chris in order to raise funds and awareness in suppoort of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's misson to end blood cancer. Since his passing, the Fight Leukemia Fishing Tournament has raised close to $50,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


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Each year the tournament attracts many of the area’s top anglers for a day of great fishing in the hope to raise funds for a cure for blood cancers. The wonderful support of the many anglers and sponsors over the years has helped make The Fight Leukemia Fishing Tournament a success.  

Fishing starts at 7:00 a.m. and fish must be weighed in by 4:00 p.m. at a designated weigh station. All anglers must obey I.G.F.A. Rules and fish kept must be legal size, Fishing is open to Boats up to three nautical miles.  The boundaries are Absecon Inlet to Cape May Inlet, back bays and surf.  Fantastic awards, prizes, and auction item are available at the after party held at Seaville Fire Hall in Ocean View. Great NEW options this year for Sponsorship and Fundraising Prizes!!


Registration is also available at TackleDirect ending at 6:00 p.m. November 20, 2015 and late registration will be available at The Anchorage Tavern 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on November 20, 2015.  The Grand Prize is a Van Staal Spinning Reel for the angler who catches the biggest bass. 

All proceed go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, come on out, fish hard, and support a great cause.



All donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible. They'll not only support LLS research but patient services, advocacy, public and professional education, and community services as well.

If you have any questions,

please contact Sean Meyers at (609) 602-8957

LLS's continued advancements over the years, are responsible for adances in treatments for the over 1 million Americans affected by blood cancer. And many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients but are now used to treat patients with rare forms of stomach and skin cancers. They're even being tested in clinical trials for patients with a range of cancers including lung, brain, breast, pancreatic and prostate cancers. LLS funded drugs are now being tested for patients with other non-cancerous diseases like Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis.

We really are changing the face of blood cancer!

On behalf of blood cancer patients everywhere I thank you for your support!

For more information about LLS, please visit lls.org

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Donating for this event will be available from: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:00AM to Thursday, December 31, 2015 12:00AM EST
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My Thanks To

  • Patrick Gill
  • Hafetz & Associates
  • frederick Haas
  • Atlanticare Health System
  • kevin owens
  • Chakrit Naumsuwan
  • Ashley Trexler-Meyers


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