Buses to DC

Buses Departing from:

New York:
 
BUS WILL DEPART PIER NUMBER 6 at 6:00am SHARP
2100 Emmons ave
Brooklyn NY

Contact Capt. Tony Santella - 917-560-8224
or CLICK THIS LINK for a running thread on the buses and locations at Fishingunited.com
 ___________________________________
 
The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association and the Viking Fleet will co-sponsor a bus charter from Montauk to the Keep Fishermen Fishing (KFF) rally in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.
The bus will leave the Viking Fleet parking lot at 5 a.m. from Montauk, with a stop in Southampton, and arrive in Washington shortly before noon, returning at approximately 10 p.m. Round-trip ticket cost is $50 and includes a box lunch from Panera. More information and sign-ups can be made by calling the Viking Fleet at 631-668-5700 or at www.vikingfleet.com

Buses Departing from:

New Jersey:
 
Save the Summer Flounder Fishery Fund (SSFFF) is sponsoring FOUR buses leaving from NJ.
SSFFF is sponsoring the cost of the buses.
A fee of $10.00 per person is being charged for a beverage, snack and the bus driver's gratuity.
Buses will be departing from the Atlantic Highlands, Brielle and Wildwood, NJ.
 

Buses Departing from:

Florida:
Two buses are available to depart Panama City to DC and back, leaving early am on the 20th and returning early am on the 22nd.  The bus ride is offered for free the only expense will be for food and a possible hotel the evening of the 20th.   All interested should call Bob Zales, II at 850-814-8001, email bobzales@att.net or Tom Adams at 850-381-1313 or email 4tomadams@gmail.com.  Please respond before 3-7-12.
 
Buses sponsored by Raffield Fisheries

Buses Departing from:

South Carolina:

Tailwalker Marine of Georgetown, SC is sponsoring a bus to take people to the Rally. The cost is $3,600 for the round trip that will be done in one day.  Tailwalker Marine will cover half of the cost of the 56 person bus so the individual cost will be $35. If you are interested please call Tailwalker Marine at 843-527-2495 or 800-768-2495.

The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is also sponsoring a bus to leave Harborgate Marina at 3 a.m.  The bus is free but limited to the first 56 people to sign up.  Call Capt. Keith Logan at 843-907-0064

Buses Departing from:

North Carolina:

A bus will be leaving from the OIFC in Ocean Isle Beach, NC on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 4:30am. The cost will be $35 per person to help cover bus leasing expense. We will return the same day around 11pm.  It is a long day, but every voice is needed to make a difference and it is one heck of an experience.  To reserve a seat to take the trip with us, please email captbrant@oifc.com.  For questions, you can reach Ocean Isle Fishing Center at 910-575-FISH.

 ______________________________________

North Carolina Watermen United has arranged for charter buses to go to the Keep Fishermen Fishing Rally Washington, DC on March 21, 2012

From Nags Head - $45.00

  • The bus will leave at 5:30 am from Tanger Outlet Mall
  • Payment - cash or check made to NCWU and mailed to NCWU; PO Box 536; Hatteras, NC 27943
  • For information contact - melba.ncwu@gmail.com
From Atlantic Beach - $65.00
  • The bus will leave at 4:00 am from Capt Stacy Fishing Center, Atlantic Beach (Plenty of parking)
  •  Payment can be made by check, credit card or cash.
  • For information contact - info@captstacy.com or call 800-533-9417

Buses Departing from:

Georgia:
 
RFA's Georgia chapter (RFA-GA) is also coordinating a bus bound for Washington DC on March 21. RFA-GA representative Bob Black is spearheading this effort which is based out of the Savannah area, with the cost per person to cover the $5,200 expense of renting a bus at just $74 per person.

To reserve your spot on the Savannah, GA bus to the national rally in Washington DC on March 21, call RFA-GA's Bob Black today at 912-223-2986 or email rabblack1@yahoo.com


Buses Departing from:

New England:
 
THE AAFC AND THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS ARE HELPING TO PROVIDE A BUS TOTHE “KEEP FISHERMEN FISHING RALLY” IN WASHINGTON DC, ON MARCH 21, 2012, 12 P.M.  THE BUS WILL START IN NEW BEDFORD AT THE WHALE’S TOOTH PARKING LOT, STOP IN RHODE ISLAND AT THE PUBLIC PARKING AREA OFF TEN ROD ROAD NEXT TO HOME DEPOT IN NORTH KINGSTON, AND STOP IN CONNECTICUT, EXIT 91 PUBLIC PARKING AREA.

NEW BEDFORD LEAVE TIME:  2:00 AM-WHALES TOOTH PARKING LOT ON THE WATERFRONT

 

RHODE ISLAND LEAVE TIME: 3:15 AM-PARK N RIDE NEAR HOME DEPOT N. KINGSTON

 

CONNECTICUT:   4:00 AM – EXIT 91, PARK N RIDE OFF OF ROUTE 95

 

PRICES ARE AT A VERY DISCOUNTED RATE OF $40.00 FOR THE ROUND-TRIP, PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE!!!!  IF THERE IS A NEED FOR HARDSHIP PLEASE LET ME KNOW AND I WILL MAKE SURE EVERYONE WHO NEEDS A RIDE HAS A RIDE

 

SPONSORS FOR THE RIDE ARE:  SEAFREEZE SHORESIDE, HANDRIGAN SEAFOOD, TRAWLWORKS, BERGIE’S SEAFOOD, GAMBARDELLA SEAFOOD, DEEP SEA, TOWN DOCK, PT.JUDITH ELECTRONIC SERVICES, MARKARIAN & MEEHAN, JOEL HOVANESIAN, CRAIG TURNER, HAROLD LOFTES 


PLEASE CALL TINA JACKSON AT 401-837-6932/tinajaafc@gmail.com TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS TODAY!!!  (SEATING IS GOING TO RANGE FROM 38-49 PERSONS, IF WE GET MORE THAN THE ARRANGED BUS 38, WE HAVE A LARGER BUS IN RESERVE, 49) 

keepfishermenworking/Facebook_page.gif

keepfishermenworking/Twitter.jpg