Downtown Wilmington is the place to be Friday and Saturday Jan. 17-18, 2014 for the StriperFest. Friday Jan. 17 is the StriperFest Banquet and Auction. Bid on fishing gear and tackle, beach vacations adventure tours and more while dining at the catered banquet at Coastline Convention Center.
Saturday Jan. 18, 2014 is the StriperFest 2014 Tag & Release Tournament-a Striper Tournamnet with guide and anglers partnered with fishing biologist that catch, then tag and release striped bass. The info helps biologist understand the life cycle of the striped bass population. The boats leave the docks at the Coastline Convention Center about 9:00 AM. Then stick around for the activities all day long. Fun and education for the whole family.