67th New Orleans City Park Big Bass Rodeo attracts 575 anglers

89 participants also compete in first-ever Boats on the Bayou division


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Joseph Finger shows off the 4.59-pounder he caught Saturday to win the bass youth division at the City Park Big Bass Rodeo in New Orleans.
Joseph Finger shows off the 4.59-pounder he caught Saturday to win the bass youth division at the City Park Big Bass Rodeo in New Orleans.

Saturday’s City Park Big Bass Rodeo attracted 575 anglers, plus 89 kayakers for the Boats on the Bayou division.

Here are the results:

Boats on the Bayou

Trashbash

1. Joseph Grande, .25 (bream)

Bass

1. Ian Wiggins, 3.42

Trout

1. Steve Neece 1.57

Big Bass Rodeo

Catch-a-Gar

1. Team Muchos Grande. 3.54

Junior Anglers

1. John Schwegmann, .31

2. Hunter Thomasie, .29

3. Hunter Eason, .28

Rio Grande Team Event

1. Stop, Drop & Reel, .64

2. Team Johnson, .35

Fly Fishing (Bass)

1. Gale Rhodes, 1.94

Champions Challenge

1. Joel Stokes, 2.54

Bass (Adult)

1. Robert Meyers, 5.48

2. Phil Kent, 3.94

3. Mike Laviolette, 3.26

Bass (Youth)

1. Joseph Finger, 4.59

2. Christopher Menard, 2.30

3. Jace Oulliber, 1.38

Big Bass Master Caster

Daniel Cangemi, age 7

Jackson Audibert, age 6

Lillian Scallan, age 10

Rory Craft, age 10




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