Fishing Tournaments

Video footage captured during the 2016 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo includes the first-place tarpon, a 167-pounder caught by Dustin Price of Houma.

Video: See footage of 167-pound tarpon caught during Grand Isle rodeo

Price’s first-place fish reeled in aboard the Black Widow
August 03, 2016 at 10:44am
Cade Candies of Thibodaux poses with his second-place 160-pound, 8-ounce tarpon caught this weekend during the 2016 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

2016 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo final results

287-pound grouper sets rodeo record
August 01, 2016 at 2:19pm
Team Paint Bucket shows off their red snapper stringer at the 2016 Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo held at Venice Marina.

2016 Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo final results

August 01, 2016 at 11:27am

18th Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo set for July 28-30 out of Venice Marina

Registration closes Tuesday night, July 26, Blue says
July 22, 2016 at 10:02am

2016 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo scheduled for July 28-30

Registration available at multiple ticket outlets or at Sand Dollar Marina all next weekend
July 21, 2016 at 3:16pm
Online registration for Ride the Bull VII, slated for Aug. 27, will continue through Aug. 23. Pre-registration is $75 for adults, and $65 for kids 17 and under, and includes a CCA membership. On-site registration is $85 for adults, and $75 for kids.

Ride the Bull VII slated for Aug. 27 on Grand Isle

World’s largest kayak-fishing tournament again promises lots of fun and great prizes
July 19, 2016 at 8:20am
To enter your STAR-registered child's 14-inch trout or flounder, just email a picture like this one to tournament director Rad Trascher, whose email address is in the story.  Weighing the fish is not necessary, he said.

Remember CCA STAR kids’ registration for 4th of July weekend

Recent catches of tagged fish have all been made by unregistered anglers, Trascher says
June 29, 2016 at 2:47pm
Greg Hackney's Day 1 catch on Cayuga Lake was disqualified after he fished in an off-limits area behind a marina, according to B.A.S.S. tournament director Trip Weldon.

B.A.S.S.: Hack’s Day 1 Cayuga Lake catch DQ’d

Falls to fourth in AOY standings after fishing off-limits area
June 24, 2016 at 1:28am
Meredith Ballay, of Buras, shows off one of the bull reds she caught during an unbelievable day of fishing with Capt. Kasye Bourn during the IWFA Venice Slam. Ballay went on to win the three-day competition.

Record redfish haul leads to IWFA win

Ballay, Matthews enjoy ‘seeing red’ on epic day in Venice
June 22, 2016 at 11:40am
Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney pocketed $100,000 and a 2017 Bassmaster Classic berth Sunday (June 12) by winning BASSfest at Lake Texoma.

Hackney wins BASSfest and 2017 Bassmaster Classic berth

Gonzales pro remains in command of B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year race
June 12, 2016 at 8:17pm
Casey Ashley of Donald, S.C., moved back into the lead after Day 3 of BASSfest on Lake Texoma. Gonzales' Greg Hackney is in third place heading into the final round of competition on Sunday, 4 pounds and 13 ounces out of the lead.

Ashley back on top at BASSfest, Hackney slips to 3rd

Anglers off on Saturday for Bassmaster University, competition to resume on Sunday
June 11, 2016 at 4:46am
On the strength of a 20-2 five-fish stringer on Thursday, Gonzales' Greg Hackney moved into the lead after Day 2 at BASSfest on Lake Texoma.

Hack surges into Day 2 lead at BASSfest on Lake Texoma

Powered by 20-2 bag, AOY leader moves from 11th to 1st
June 09, 2016 at 10:43pm
The 22nd Annual ASA Fishing Rodeo will be held this Sunday, June 12 out of Breton Sound Marina. Fishing begins at sunrise anywhere, and weigh-in will be from 12 to 2.

22nd ASA Fishing Rodeo slated for Sunday, June 12

Fishing starts at sunrise, scales open from 12 to 2 at Breton Sound Marina
June 07, 2016 at 10:44pm
Raymond Champagne, 54, of Baton Rouge, shows off the CCA STAR-tagged redfish he caught along the Fourchon barges Tuesday morning. Upon verification, Champagne will be awarded a new Chevy Silverado pickup for catching the tournament's first tagged redfish.

Angler in Fourchon wins Louisiana CCA STAR pickup truck

Louisiana Sportsman's $10,000 bonus prize for magazine subscribers still up for grabs
May 31, 2016 at 5:08pm