Fishing Tournaments

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
Tournament Director Rad Trascher shows off one of the 50 tagged redfish that are currently swimming along the Louisiana coast for the 2016 CCA STAR Tournament. The first registered angler to catch a tagged redfish wins a brand new Chevy Silverado pickup.

22nd CCA STAR kicks off Saturday

Louisiana Sportsman puts up $10,000 bonus prize in Tagged Redfish Division
May 25, 2016 at 10:50am
Capt. Jared Adams poses with the 9.64-pound speck he caught in a marsh pond near Big Lake that ultimately won first place for heaviest trout in the Yellow Mouth Fever tournament earlier this month in Mississippi.

World Trout Championships excludes Louisiana waters west of the Mississippi River

Big Lake guide's recent success necessitated rules change, tournament director says
May 17, 2016 at 9:44pm
A full field of 108 Elite Series anglers will be fishing the Bassmaster stop at Toledo Bend May 12-15.

Elite Series anglers expecting high, muddy water at Toledo Bend

Deep bite could determine the winner, guide says
May 06, 2016 at 11:30am
The IFA Redfish Tours will be heading to Lafitte for a weekend of action May 14-15 out of Lafitte Harbor Marina.

IFA Redfish Tours heading to Lafitte

Events set for May 14-15 out of Lafitte Harbor Marina
May 02, 2016 at 4:52pm
Andrew Shepherd, of Prestonsburg, Ky., allegedly used altered measuring devices to win this check — and others — at Catch-Photo-Release kayak tournaments.

Alleged kayak cheater booted from tournament trails

Shepherd altered multiple measuring devices in Tennessee event, officials say
April 21, 2016 at 11:03am
Brennan LeJeune shows off the Paul Kalman Award for winning the junior division, along with his 1.1-pound fish, during Saturday's 69th New Orleans City Park Big Bass Rodeo.

Results for 69th New Orleans City Park Big Bass Rodeo

Delerno, LeJeune take home big bass honors
April 04, 2016 at 9:30am