2018 Fishing Expo Information

The Ward Melville High School Fishing Club will host the 6th Annual Saltwater Fishing Expo and Fundraiser on Saturday March 3rd 2018.

Ward Melville High School
380 Old Town Rd
East Setauket NY 11733
(primary entrance on NORTH side of building)  Majority of everyone will be in our large gymnasium and our cafeteria.
Doors open to the public @ 8:30 AM

Title Sponsors of the event are The Fisherman Magazine , Surfcasters Journal and Van Staal and White Water Outfitters. This year we would like to thank Captree Fuel Bait and Tackle for coming aboard and assisting with product for our youth giveaway!



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This event is FREE to the public.

125 + Vendors and over 200 tables put in our gymnasium and cafeteria.  There will be seminars and hands on learning opportunities for all who attend.

Please click on the below links as they will take you to a separate page for information on these new components to the expo.


YOUTH GIVEAWAY – wow,just wow….you have to look.  Free for anglers 5 to 20 years old…

SEMINARS — many new speakers this year…(click to see who is speaking, schedule and specific topics to come)


Rolling Smoke Grill    and more



Custom Rods
Al Goldberg Custom Rods
ChunkZ Customs
Eastern Rodworks
EbbFishing Rods
Fishing Rods by Captain Neil
Joey’s Rod Building
Mike Chow Custom Rods

Custom Lures/Plugs/Jigs
3D Fishing Products
Al Gag Custom Lures
Backwater Baits
Blue Frog Bucktails
Buzzard Wood Plugs
East Coast Kayak Trolling Tubes
Geezer’s Teasers
Guppy Lures
Harvey’s Killer Teasers
Jetty Ghost Tackle
Madd Mantis Tackle Works
Magic Tail Bucktails
MX Plugs
Northbar Tackle
Point Hooker Bucktails
Premium Bucktails
Striper Candy Lures
Surf Warrior Lures
The Worm Bar Co
Tight Liner Lures
Tom’s Teasers (ReelTeaser)
Vertabrae Lures
Washed Ashore Custom Lures

Charter/Party Boats/Guide Services
Bass Bandit Charters
Bloodline Sportfishing w/ Capt. Joe Wenegenofsky
Bucktails II Charters
Captains Table Charters
Castaway Fishing Charters
Celtic Quest Fishing Fleet
Elias Vaisberg
Fishy Business
Grand Slam Charters
Hooks and Brooks Guide Service
John Skinner
King Cod
Lori-C Fishing
Miss Montauk II
Misty Dawn II Fishing Charters
Northport Charters
Orient Star IV
Osprey Fishing Fleet
Prime Time 3
Sea Rogue Charters
Shinnecock Star
Someday Came Fishing Charters
Stony Brook Charters
Sunrise Charters
Tanaku Lodge
Tom Schlichter – Outdoor Tom Enterprises Inc.
Top Gun Sportfishing Charters


Bill Durkee
Bill Smith
Bob Hart – misc
George Zillini & Frank DeMario
Capt Ian Devlin
Jeff Schwager
Justin DeBree
Kenny Halverson
Laura Guerrera
Lawrence Carlucci
Mark Yetman
Mitch Barba
Ronald Setnikar
Ronald Turbin
Steve Jantz
Timothy Winter

Tackle Shops/Small Businesses
Angelo Peluso Outdoors
Another Man’s Treasure Inc.
APF Marine Group
Black Hole USA
Blue Water Ventures
Captain Kayak
Captree B&T
Chucks Bucks
Cow Harbor B&T
Day Artisian Woodworks
Durabrite Lights
ePoseidon Tackle Company
Fat Cow Fishing
Fishy Business Tackle
Flip Rocks – Extreme Flip Flops
Fly Supplies
Franks Live Bait & Tackle
Goin East
Great South Bay Bait & Tackle
J&H Tackle
J&J Sports Inc
L I Outdoorsman
Miller Place B&T
NYCE Fishing
ODM Rods
Palegic Outfitters
Paulies Tackle of Montauk
Rac A Rod
RG Sports
River Bay Outfitters
Saltwaters Tackle Inc
Sea Tow of Port Jefferson
Set The Hook
Shadman Tackle Co
Smith Point B&T
Stickey Fish
Suffolk Marine
Surfcasters Box
Tanaku Lodge
The Surfcaster
Twin Fork Traps
White Water Outfitters

Marine Photography/Art
Captured McGraphics
Fish Guy Photos
Tom O”Dwyer (Fin N Ink gyotaku and other fish prints)

Brooklyn Fishing Club
Costal Steward
KFA-NY (Kayak Fishing Assn of NY)
Lady Reelers
LIBBA (Long Island Beach Buggy Association)
Long Island Fly Rodders
Montauk Surfcasters Association
North Brookhaven Fishing Club
Port Jefferson Coast Guard Auxillary
Soldiers on The Sound

Fishing United
On The Water Magazine
Surfcaster’s Journal
The Fisherman Magazine

All the above info is in the process of being updated periodically.

Please email wmhsfishingclub@gmail.com for more information

Raffles announced and displayed during the month of February through the club Instagram account….follow @patriotsfishing


(this list will be updated periodically)

$10 RAFFLES (blue tickets)



$5 RAFFLES (redtickets)

  1.  Van Staal VM150 
  2. Al Goldberg Custom  Rod
  3. Capt Neil crafted ROD GEEKS Custom Rod
  4. Eastern Rodworks Custom Rod 
  5. Joey Lamonica Custom Rod
  6. Ebb Fishing Custom Rod
  7. Black Hole USA blank
  8. 1/2 Day Charter aboard Lori-C Fishing courtesy of Capt. Cary Palmer located in Stony Brook, NY
  9. Half Day (pick em) Trip (for up to 4) aboard Captains Table Fishing Charters courtesy of Capt. Mike Bady located in Greenport, NY
  10. FULL Day Striped Bass charter (for up to 4) aboard Sunrise Charters courtesy of Capt. Gary Nilsen located in Kings Park, NY
  11. open boat passes aboard Stony Brook Charters courtesy of Capt. Bob Simon located in Stony Brook, NY
  12. half day Bay Fluke 6 man charter (weekday only) aboard the King Cod courtesy of Capt. Joe Tangel
  13. Party Boat Day Passes Assortment
  14. Fluke Fishing Extravaganza Basket
  15. Striped Bass Lure Basket

$2 RAFFLES (white tickets)

  1. Fish Guy Photos Prints {separate raffles for each lot}
  2. Jetty Ghost Tackle Jig Assortment {separate raffles for each lot}
  3. Tom’s Teasers Teaser assortment
  4. Bluefrog Bucktails {separate raffles for each lot}
  5. Goin East Apparel Basket
  6. Set The Hook Apparel Basket
  7. NYCe Fishing Apparel Basket
  8. Assorted Charts courtesy of Captain Sea Gull {separate raffles for each lot}
  9. Guppy Lure Poppers courtesy of Guppy Lures
  10. tackle donation courtesy of Smith Point Bait & Tackle
  11. tackle donation courtesy of Cow Harbor Bait & Tackle
  12. tackle donation courtesy of Miller Place Bait & Tackle
  13. tackle donation courtesy of Twin Fork Traps
  14. tackle donation courtesy of Fly Supplies
  15. tackle donation courtesy of EPoseidon {separate raffles for each lot}
  16. tackle donation courtesy of Laura Guerrera {separate raffles for each lot}
  17.  Plug lot courtesy of Tight Liner Lures
  18. Celtic Quest Trip Vouchers
  19. Osprey Fising Fleet Trip Vouchers
  20. Chatter Lures Offshore Spreader Bars and Set Ups {separate raffles for each lot}
  21. Vintage Lures courtesy of Ronald Setnikar {separate raffles for each lot}
  22. Angelo Pelusu Books and Prints courtesy of Angelo Peluso
  23. APF Marine Group Fabricated Boat Products {separate raffles for each lot}
  24. Flip Rocks Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Basket