Montauk Canyon Challenge 2023 | SI Yachts

Montauk Canyon Challenge 2023

Written By: Rob Bowman Apr 15, 2023

2023 montauk canyon challenge

Sign up now for the Northeast's fastest growing and most popular fishing tournament.

The 2023 Montauk Canyon Challenge begins this July! Register for this unique and exciting fishing tournament before May 1st, 2023 and receive a discount on the entry fee.

To create the most fun and enjoyable tournament possible, the times to fish are a lot more flexible than most tournaments which allows our participating anglers the freedom to choose the best weather days and what works for their schedules. Anglers have a 9-day weather window to fish!

Total payout for the 2022 MCC was over $475,000! REGISTER HERE ONLINE or contact Rich Lucas at (516) 851-3078 or by email at


DATES TO FISH: Boats May Fish From 6:30pm Friday, July 14th Until 2:30pm Saturday, July 22nd

DAY TRIP FISHING TIMES: Boats have 19 hours after departing from Montauk Inlet or other approved inlets and returning directly to Montauk Inlet.

OVERNIGHT FISHING TIMES: Boats have 38 hours after departing from Montauk Inlet or other approved inlets returning directly to Montauk Inlet.

CONTINUED FOR 2023: In addition to our regular Calcutta's, we now have an outboard-only Calcutta option.



$20,000 - 1st Place Largest Tuna
$5,000 - 2nd Place Second Largest Tuna
$5,000 - 1st Place Yellowfin Tuna
$1,000 - 2nd Place Yellowfin Tuna
$2,500 - 1st Place Albacore Tuna
$1,000 - 2nd Place Albacore Tuna
$2,500 - 1st Place Top Three Yellowfin
$1,000 - 2nd Place Top Three Yellowfin
$1,000 - 1st Place Mahi Mahi
$1,000 - 1st Place Wahoo
$500 - Harriett Ball Top Female Angler
$500 - Karen Weaver Top Junior Angler (16 & Under)


SI Yachts and Viking Yachts are both proud to be sponsors of this incredible tournament that supports Maggie's Mission, a charity dedicated to fighting childhood cancer.

Check out these photos from last year's tournament!

anglers at the MCC

3 fishermen holding tuna

family with kids at fishing tournament

young girl holding up tuna

lots of tuna caught at montauk canyon challenge

fish weigh-in at sunset

To see more photos and videos of the tournament, please visit the Montauk Canyon Challenge Facebook Page.