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Iberia Rod and Gun Club to host 62nd annual saltwater rodeo at Cypremort Point

For the first time in several years, the 62nd annual Iberia Rod and Gun Club’s 4th of July saltwater rodeo will feature a kayak division at Cypremort Point.

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July 01 at 9:25 am
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Jesuit's Blue Jay Fishing Rodeo set for June 26-27

Registration will be open until noon on Wednesday, June 24 for the 23rd Jesuit Blue Jay Fishing Rodeo, highlighted this year by three of the top speckled trout anglers in the state participating in the weigh-in festivities at John Ryan Stadium in Metairie.

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June 19 at 9:40 am
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LaFosse leads STAR's Ladies Only Division

The 7.28-pound speck Pam LaFosse caught during the Lake Charles Trout Shootout on June 6 could turn out to be a pretty valuable fish, indeed.

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June 16 at 5:47 pm
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Venice Marina hosts Bardwell Family Tournament Saturday, June 20

The Venice fishing community has organized a one-day tournament this Saturday, June 20, in support of longtime guide Dennis Bardwell, whose wife Cathy is battling liver cancer.

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June 15 at 7:35 pm
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Houma teen wins Mississippi billfish event

Most kids working summer jobs these days are happy to get minimum wage, and if they’re lucky enough to be making around 10 bucks an hour, they probably feel like they’ve got money to burn.

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June 10 at 3:26 pm
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Kayak angler shares story of catching first official 2015 CCA STAR-tagged redfish

Jonathan Craft knew a CCA-Louisiana STAR-tagged redfish had been caught and released on the north side of Grand Isle by an unregistered angler over the Memorial Day weekend, so he figured it wouldn’t hurt to work the rocks for a while there on his way back to the kayak launch Saturday morning to see if he could score a brand new Chevy Silverado.

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June 01 at 7:33 pm
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Grand Isle kayak angler wins CCA-Louisiana STAR pickup truck

The hungriest, unluckiest CCA-Louisiana STAR-tagged redfish on the coast got caught once again Saturday on the rocks north of Grand Isle — but this time the angler who landed the fish was registered for the tournament and will claim the 2015 Chevy Silverado pickup truck.

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May 30 at 7:20 pm
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IFA Redfish Tours hit Lafitte this weekend

Anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding states will be in Lafitte to participate in both the IFA Redfish Tour and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour this weekend.

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May 28 at 10:02 am
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Lake Charles angler catches 11.48-pounder, wins Sealy Big Bass Splash on Toledo Bend

Make no mistake about it: Gil Leger and his partner Scott Eastman had a well-developed plan to fish the Sealy Big Bass Splash at Toledo Bend.

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May 26 at 6:11 pm
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Unregistered angler lands first tagged redfish in 2015 CCA Louisiana STAR

The way some redfish fight, you might think you’ve got a pickup truck hooked on the end of your line.

Turns out, Michelle Jewel actually did Sunday afternoon on Grand Isle.

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May 26 at 5:03 pm
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CCA Louisiana STAR tournament starts Saturday

Starting this weekend, anglers across the Louisiana coast should be on the lookout for a bright red tag in any redfish or speckled trout they catch.

It could be worth a 2015 Chevy Silverado, a NauticStar boat package or a $2,500 tackle package in the 21st CCA Louisiana Statewide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo that kicks off May 23.

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May 19 at 3:39 pm
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130-day BassCashBash tournament kicks off Friday at Toledo Bend

A brand new 130-day-long tournament featuring 100 specially-tagged bass worth $1,000 each kicks off this Friday at Toledo Bend.

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April 28 at 8:50 am
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2015 CCA STAR Tournament to feature new tagged speckled trout division

Big changes are in store for the 2015 STAR.

For the first time ever, the Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana STAR Tournament will feature a tagged speckled trout division, where up to four registered anglers will each win $2,500 prize packages for catching the first four tagged speckled trout.

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February 26 at 6:34 pm
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Omori takes Day 2 Bassmaster Classic lead

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Takahiro Omori surged to the lead of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic today on the strength of a 16-pound, 11-ounce stringer. But the 2004 Classic champ is only 2 ounces ahead of Day 1 leader Dean Rojas.

“Yesterday, we were like two hours late starting — and when I got to my first spot, I caught five fish just like that,” said Omori, whose two-day total is 31-11. “We started at normal time today. So when I get to my spot, it was too dark. I was thinking there were no fish left out here.

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February 21 at 8:12 pm
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Hackney just misses Top 25 Classic cut

Louisiana’s three-man contingent in the Bassmaster Classic will watch Sunday’s third and final day from the sidelines, all having finished out of the top 25 after Saturday’s action on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell.

Greg Hackney of Gonzales, the reigning B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year, missed the cut by 5 ounces, finishing 26th with 21 pounds, 14 ounces after a disappointing day when he caught only three fish that weighed an ounce short of 7 pounds.

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February 21 at 7:05 pm
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'I'm living the American dream,' Hackney says during Angler of the Year speech

When Greg Hackney stepped to the microphone last night to accept the 2014 B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year Award, he used the limelight to honor the crowd of anglers against whom he fishes.

"Honestly, for me, what a humbling experience," Hackney began. "I've dreamed of this my whole childhood. I just had no idea I could ever stand in front of this bunch of fishermen. It is the most-humbling thing ever."

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February 19 at 1:31 pm
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