Welcome to the
Hillsborough Sportfishing Club
The Hillsborough Sportfishing Club (HSFC) consists of a diverse group of men, women, young adults, and kids who share the adventure of sportfishing. More than that, we like to help people learn how to fish and enjoy the sport at a reasonable cost. We do this through education, fishing trips, and partnering with private business and non-profit organizations to sponsor fundraising events for charitable organizations. We have fun doing what we do please come join us.
The HSFC Recent News
This year’s NC Offshore Challenge Tournament exceeded expectations on many fronts. We are proud to report that the event raised funds to pay for a day of fishing for 174 Wounded Warriors on Saturday, May 16. Thank you to the Wounded Warrior Project, the National Wild Turkey Federation, our Sponsors, Private Donors and Volunteers for making this possible. See our Tournament page for the tournament winners and pictures of the weekend’s events.
Here are some highlights
Captain's Meeting: Thank you John and Diane Poag for opening Captain Bill’s Waterfront Restaurant for the Captain’s meeting Friday evening, preparing a great meal, and allowing us to use their location for tournament headquarters for Morehead City.
Raffle: The raffle raised $840 for the Wounded Warriors. We are grateful for all of the nice raffle items donated by our Sponsors and the L.A. Dixon Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Captain's Meeting: Thank you to Wayne Umplett and his staff at OBX Marina for serving as tournament headquarters for Oregon Inlet and hosting the Captain’s meeting on Friday evening.
Raffle: The raffle raised $450 for the Wounded Warriors. We are grateful for all of the excellent raffle items donated by our Sponsors.
Festival for the Wounded Warriors: The first annual Festival for Wounded Warriors was a success. Many enjoyed the festival and the live music on Friday and Saturday. Special thanks to Wayne Umplett and OBX Marina as the "anchor" sponsor that made this event possible.
Our next monthly meeting is moved to Thursday, August 6th, at Huey's Oyster Bar & Restaurant in Mebane, NC. Come join us at 6:30 pm for an informal social gathering and dinner. The meeting starts at 7:00 pm.
Next year the NC Offshore Challenge Tournament will be held Friday, May 20th through Sunday, May 22nd. Because of the success of the 2015 tournament, we will be running the tournament again out of Morehead City and Oregon Inlet. Based on the success of past year’s, we are expecting the tournament to continue to grow so please contact us if you would like to be a Sponsor, Donor, or volunteer.