Fishing Tournament heads to Atlantic City

 Posted on: November 23 2020
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A fishing tournament with a big prize purse is moving north. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week will be held next summer at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Fish Hard Events to bring this world-class event to our seaside destination,” said Larry Sieg, president and CEO of Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission, to The Press of Atlantic City. “We are well-positioned to host these type of outdoor sporting events that encourage new visitation and increase economic impact to our destination.”

The July 12-17 tournament will include a kickoff party, three days of leave-it-out-on-the-waters tournament competition, a charitable celebrity pro-am day, and much more. General entry starts at $5,000, with the prize purse being $1 million.

The yearly tournament had previously been held in South Florida.

Congratulations to Sports ETA member, Atlantic City Sports Commission.

To learn more about the tournament, visit


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