Fishing Tournaments

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
The 69th New Orleans City Park Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival is scheduled for Saturday, April 2. To register, or for more information, go to

69th Big Bass Rodeo set for April 2 in New Orleans City Park

‘Battle for the Bass’ high school competition new for 2016
March 17, 2016 at 1:26pm
Gonzales pro Greg Hackney is less than 5 pounds behind leader Jason Christie after the first day of competition in the 2016 Bassmaster Classic.

Christie leads 2016 Bassmaster Classic after first day

Hackney in seventh place going into the second round of competition
March 04, 2016 at 9:04pm
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Hackney of Gonzales begins his 13th Bassmaster Classic tomorrow on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees in Oklahoma.

Hackney gearing up for 13th Bassmaster Classic appearance

Superbowl of fishing begins tomorrow at Oklahoma's Grand Lake O' the Cherokees
March 03, 2016 at 8:47am
Nick Joiner (left) and Tyler Stewart of the ULM Warhawks weighed in a two-day total of 27 pounds, 2 ounces, good for a 4-pound-plus lead heading into Championship Saturday of the Bassmaster College Series Central Regional on the Atchafalaya Basin.

Warhawks maintain lead after Day 2 of College Series Central Regional

Stewart, Joiner have 4-pound-plus lead heading into Championship Saturday
February 26, 2016 at 7:05pm
The King Kat Tournament Trail will make its first-ever Louisiana stop on Saturday, April 9 in the Atchafalaya Basin. Weigh-in, which ends at 4 p.m., will be at the Jesse Fontenot Memorial Boat Launch in Berwick.

King Kat Tournament Trail to make first-ever Louisiana stop on April 9

Catfish tourney set for Atchafalaya Basin out of Morgan City
February 24, 2016 at 3:33pm
The Children's Hospital Bass Classic out of Doiron's Landing in Stephensville will take place on Saturday, March 5. The entry fee for each two-man team is $250, and all mailed entries must be postmarked by 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1.

Children’s Hospital Bass Classic slated for March 5 in Stephensville

Top prize is $12,500 for five-fish stringer in two-man team event
February 18, 2016 at 9:39pm
Gonzales' Jamie Laiche led after the second day of the 2016 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on the Ouachita River, getting him one step closer to a 2016 Bassmaster Classic berth.

Laiche leads B.A.S.S. Nation Championship after Day 2

Gonzales angler closing in on second Bassmaster Classic berth
November 07, 2015 at 10:04am
Paul Mueller won the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship last year on the Ouachita River with 32 pounds, 15 ounces.

Ouachita River set to host B.A.S.S. Nation Championship

59 amateur anglers from all over the world to compete in Monroe starting Thursday
November 03, 2015 at 9:35am