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
RH Custom Rods

Charter/Party Boats/Guide Services
Custom Lures/Plugs/Jigs

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

Bloodline Sportfishing w/ Capt. Joe Wenegenofsky
Bounty Hunter Charters
Bucktails II Charters
Captains Table Charters
Castaway Fishing Charters
Celtic Quest Fishing Fleet
Cow Harbor Charters
Crunch Time Sport Fishing Charter
Elias Vaisberg
Fishy Business
Grand Slam Charters
Hooks and Brooks Guide Service
John Skinner
King Cod
Lori-C Fishing
Misty Dawn II Fishing Charters
Northport Charters
Orient Star IV
Osprey Fishing Fleet
Prime Time 3
Reel Busy Sport Fishing Charters
Shinnecock Star
Someday Came Fishing Charters
Stony Brook Charters
Sunrise Charters
Tanaku Lodge
Tom Schlichter – Outdoor Tom Enterprises Inc.
Top Gun Sportfishing Charters
The Charter Boat Windy


Bill Durkee
Bill Smith
Bob Hart – misc
Brian Dutton
George Zillini & Frank DeMario
Capt Ian Devlin
Jeff Schwager
Jerry Rahn
Justin DeBree
Kenny Halverson
Laura Guerrera
Lisa French – author
Lawrence Carlucci
Mark Yetman
Mitch Barba
Nick Bocchino
Ronald Setnikar
Ronald Turbin
Timothy Winter
Tyler Corsello

Tackle Shops/Small Businesses
Angelo Peluso Outdoors
Another Man’s Treasure Inc.
Black Hole USA
Blue Water Ventures
Captain Kayak
Captree B&T
Chucks Bucks
Cow Harbor B&T
Crabby Girl Bait & Gear
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
Poor Mans Club
Rac A Rod
RG Sports
River Bay Outfitters
S&S Bucktails
Sea Tow of Port Jefferson
Seaborn Marina
Set The Hook
Shadman Tackle Co
Smith Point B&T
Suffolk Marine
Surfcasters Box
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 Long Island
DeepWater Wind
KFA-NY (Kayak Fishing Assn of NY)
Lady Reelers
LIBBA (Long Island Beach Buggy Association)
Long Island Fly Rodders
Montauk Surfcasters Association
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
North Brookhaven Sport Fisherman Club
Port Jefferson Coast Guard Auxillary
Soldiers on The Sound
Surfcast Long Island

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)


Shark Charter aboard Reel Busy Sport Fishing Charter courtesy of Capt. Brian Lilienthal out of Sayville, NY

$1700 value

GEORGE ECONS    4374000


1 Spot to fish with You Tube Personality KidCoChiese aka Capt Mark Garry and U.S. Soldiers during the SOLDIERS ON THE SOUND Fluke Tournmanet this upcoming June.  Also includes a Tsunami Rod/Diawa Reel Fluke Combo courtesy of J&H Tackle and an assortment bag of Gulp!, Spro Bucktails, Gamakatsu Hooks and other assorted fluke lures.

S.O.S. is a closed event to the public!



$5 RAFFLES (redtickets)

    1. Van Staal VM150     KEVIN DRONZEK   448792
    2. Al Goldberg Custom    HAROLD DIETERLE  398829
    3. Capt. Neil Custom Rod Geeks Rod    STEVE KELLNER     398057
    4. Eastern Rodworks cust “Official” Paduano Snap Jigging Rod     DAVE BROWN   398724
    5. Joey LaMonica Custom Rod   K RADIGAN  398152
    6. Keep Em Bent Custom Rod Geeks Surf Stick   C POLLEY   448480
    7. EBB Fishing Rod    ART HAMMEL    398781
    8. FULL Day Striped Bass charter (for up to 4) aboard Sunrise Charters courtesy of Capt. Gary Nilsen   Kings Park, NY    DAN SCHNEE  448592
    9. ½ Day Charter aboard Top Gun Sportfish Charters courtesy of Capt. Scott Leonard        Montauk, NY    WARNER 448787
    10. ½ Day Charter aboard Lori-C Fishing courtesy of Capt. Cary Palmer Stony Brook, NY     DUNCAN   398992
    11. ½ Day (pick em) Trip (for up to 4) aboard Captains Table Fishing Charters courtesy of Capt. Mike Bady of Greenport, NY    BRUCE B  399119
    12. ½ Day bay Fluke 6 man charter (weekday only) aboard the King Cod courtesy of Capt. Joe Tangel    Moriches NY    ABROMOWITZ  398318
    13. ½ Day Summer Bottom Fishing Trip (up to 4 passengers) aboard Cow Harbor Charters & guide Service courtesy of Capt. Mark McGowan     Northport, NY      ANTHONY KILLMA  398208
    14. 2 open boat passes aboard Stony Brook Charters courtesy of Capt. Bob Simon Stony Brook, NY    LISA   398969
    15. $250 voucher towards a full day charter aboard the Misty Dawn II courtesy of Capt. Marco DeStefano    Montauk, NY    JONAThAN LEMUS  447062
    16. $350 Voucher towards a full day charter aboard PREMIUM CHARTERS c/o Capt John Paduano    BRUCE B   399145
    17. $350 Voucher towards a full day charter aboard GRAND SLAM CHARTERS c/o Capt Tom Mikoleski    VICTOR   398688
    18. $200 Voucher towards a charter aboard MOONLIGHT LADY Fishing c/o Capt Tom Kampa      NATE PHILLIPS   399305
    19. ½ Day Inshore Charter (up to 3 passengers) aboard Sea Rogue Charters courtesy of Capt. Bob Schmidt    Freeport, NY     COYLE   447085
    20. ½ Day Inshore Charter aboard Someday Came courtesy of Capt. Brad Ries     Shinnecock, NY    SUE SCHEPPMAN   398462
    21. Fly box filled with custom tied teasers courtesy of Harvey Cooper     ABROMOWITZ  398317
    22. KAYAK Package (L&L GC, EC Tube, KFA Shirt, Big D Tube, Kast King Perigee Rod, GULP!, Jetty Ghost Lures and more)    CHUCK BRYANT     398748
    23. FLUKE Basket (L&L GC, Kast King Perigee Rod, Spro Squid Tail, Blue Frog Bucktails, Gamakatsu Hooks, GULP!, Jetty Ghost Lures)   JOE ZITO    398042
    24. Striped Bass Basket (Northbar, Guppy Lure Popper, Tight Liner Lures, Kast King Perigee Rod, Jetty Ghost Lures and more)    KEVIN KETESZLER   398456
    25. Party Boat Basket (CQ, Osprey, Orient Star IV, Shinnecock Star, Brooklyn IV)     RON WELLMAN   398071
    26. Fly Fishing Basket courtesy of Flip Rocks     TIM WINTER    399402
    27. OFF SHORE PACKAGE Chatter Lures Daisy Chains and 19” spreader Bar, AFTCO FIghting Belt, gloves and net)    ED MOTT   398587
    28. Apparel Basket (KFA shirt, NYCE Hoodie, Ward Melville Lg T Shirt,  and more)    Shin Star   3968787
    29. Rac A Rod   Brandan Costa     399028
    30. Sloopster Dark Matter Spinning Rod    Saverro  Governale  398334

$2 RAFFLES (white tickets)

  1. half day pass aboard the Celtic Quest Fishing Fleet courtesy of the Celtic Quest Fishing Fleet of Port Jefferson NY LISA FREDRIKSEN 381941
  2. Gift Certificate for the Osprey Fishing Fleet courtesy of Capt. Amanda and Capt. James of the Osprey Fishing Fleet Port Jefferson NY                 ACADIA KUNKEL 698787
  3. Orient Star IV Open Boat Pass courtesy of Capt. Daniel Buckley of the Orient Star IV   Orient, NY      STEVEN BURNS 381060
  4. Fish Guy Photos Fluke Print           GALE K   698418
  5. Jetty Ghost Tackle Jig Assortment                RAY 381727
  6. Lot of Bluefrog Bucktails               HANNAH  698513
  7. package of Goin’ East Apparel and Products        JOHN MULLER      382517
  8. Lot of 2 Guppy Lure Poppers courtesy of Guppy Lures        HETTERICH   698677
  9. Lot #1 of Big Dee’s Kayak Trolling tubes (3 per lot)           GEORGE VANETTA    382294
  10. Lot #2 of Big Dee’s Kayak Trolling tubes (3 per lot)          MIKE SWEENEY      381796
  11. EC Kayak Tubes             STEVE PADUANO   382280
  12. Ward Melville Fishing Apparel Basket           GEORGE VANETTA    382295
  13. Capt. Seagull Chart Asst.                JASON    698305
  14. Laura G Saltwater tackle Assortment      ADAM    381738
  15. Another Man’s Treasure Tackle Freshwater Assortment            LUKE BOWLING   382045
  16. Northbar Tackle Lot #1      HETTERICH   698680
  17. Set The Hook Apparel Package         PATRICK   698754
  18. Twin Forks Traps Donation      DEENA LIPPMAN   -592
  19. Black Hole 9’ Suzuki Blank       ANTHONY KELLER     382609
  20. Bounty HunterCharters Gift BAsket (Gift Certificate towards open boat trip) ℅ Capt Eric Morrow Fairhaven, Ma      JON GROSS  381578  
  21. Striper Candy Lures Retro Painted Plug SHOW SPECIAL     MIKE M  382411
  22. complete set of Angelo Peluso Books     TOM KOCH  382245
  23. NYCE shirt Donation      BRENDAN CLARK    906565
  24. Miller Place B&T Donation          DUNCAN      382332
  25. Gear Up Surfcasting Leader Wallet and D Ring    JOE COTREL  381143
  26. Shimano Sojourn Spinning Rod       LISA FRENCH     382853
  27. On the Water Year Subscription and Calendar    JERRY MOSCA   906607
  28. Vintage Lure Collection    LISA FRENCH   382854
  29. Chatter Lures Package (36” Spreader Bar and purple bird)       GARRETT  381100
  30. KFA Shirt and 2 EC KayakTubes      KENNEDY    382931
  31. L&L GC to Burnetts B&T     NICK RUSSO   381951
  32. L&L GC to Burnetts B&T      ALEX M    382113
  33. L&L GC to J&H       ALISON   698849
  34. L&L GC to Combs       GARRETT ATHENAS    382867
  35. Worm Bar Assorted Tackle     JEFF PIERCE    381522
  36. Backwater Baits GC for $25    JOHN G   387896
  37. Tight Liner Lures basket of 3 plugs        JESSEE G   698999
  38. Smith Point B&T Bag      MIKE M   382409
  39. Lisa French Basket Donation        THOMAS LOGAN   381480
  40. Vito De Vito print courtesy of Angelo Peluso       MELISSA FRIEND   381992
  41. S & S Bucktail Basket #1      DANNY HOLMES   381550
  42. S & S Bucktail Basket #2       PATRICK    698760
  43. Kast King Perigee Rod      F CHIN   381768
  44. Kast King Perigee Rod       MIKE 382414
  45. Kast King Perigee Rod      MIKE ROGERS    381694
  46. Kast King Perigee Rod     MCMILLAN 381464
  47. Kast King Perigee Rod        ARNIE VINCENT    382774
  48. 12 custom bucktails courtesy of North Brookhaven Sport FIsherman Club      MIKE M  382651
  49. Bucktail Collection    Nick Russo    381914
  50. Beachmaster Plugs     KAITLYN  381715
  51. Shinnecock Star 1/2 Day Pass    TUTTLE  382962
  52. Super Strike Plug Assortment     TOM VINCENT  699121
  53. AFTCO Bait Net, Gloves and Belt #1      ANN H   -469
  54. AFTCO Bait Net, Gloves and Belt #2     CHRISTINE   382170
  55. AFTCO Bait Net    CAMERON HILBERT 382058
  56.  Plug Assortment  (Super Strike, Vertebrae, Northbar)   JOHN  RYWELSKI  382681
  57. AFTCO GC   ALISON 698854
  58.  Set of 2 Rod Riggers c/o Wahoo Industries LLC        BRIAN B   698301
  59. Tuna/Tile Kit c/o EC Newell Man    JAMES M   699075
  60. Day Artisan Fish Carving     (no name or phone # given)  Ticket # 699101    MUST HAVE TICKET TO CLAIM!
  61. American Flag Wood Decor   LIZ MALLINS    381639
  62. LIBBA Apparrel    D LYNCH    381751

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