19th Annual Wine, Women & Fishing Ladies-Only Charity Billfish Tournament

One of the most colorful annual events held by the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation, Wine, Women and Fishing (WWF) has raised more than $850,000 for breast cancer research at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Open to women of all levels of fishing expertise, we enthusiastically thank everyone who participates in the tournament, especially the anglers, the captains and mates, and our wonderful volunteers. All activities take place under the big tent at Southside Marina – 416 Southside Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Congratulations to all 220 of our female anglers fishing on 37 boats this year! First Place: Mercenaria with 6 whites and one blue. Second Place: SEVEN with 4 whites and 1 blue. Third Place: Katherine Anne with 6 whites. Top Lady Angler: Gabriella Palacios on SEVEN with 3 whites and 1 blue. Top Junior Angler: Grace Sawyer. Top Dolphin: March Hare. Top Tuna: Kristi Sinclair on Zealous. Hard Luck Crew: Eight Up. Crazy Crew winner: Zealous. Crazy Crew Runner Up: Cotton Picker. THANK YOU! We hope to see you all next year for the 20th Wine, Women & Fishing !

WWF Event Schedule 2021

Saturday, August 14

  • Registration: 5:30–7:30 pm
  • Captain’s Meeting: 7 pm

Sunday, August 15

  • Fishing: Lines in the water at 8:30 am; out of the water at 3 pm
  • Dock Party: 5 pm–7 pm
  • Scales open at 5 pm. Watch the decorated boats come in to the weigh station while enjoying great refreshments and North Carolina Shrimp!
  • Awards Party, Music and Dinner: 7 pm–10 pm

Tickets:  $85 at the door


Early Registration is $700 per team for up to six lady anglers on a boat. (Entry fee does not include boat). Each team receives an invitation to the registration party, six tickets to the all-inclusive awards banquet and a goody bag and t-shirt for each angler. Each team is responsible for charter fees and tipping, as well as any additional tickets for the awards banquet. Entry fee after July 15, 2021 is $800.