Fishing Tournaments

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
Jonathan Craft, right, poses with the tagged redfish he caught on May 30 in his kayak on Grand Isle. Pending verification, he'll win a Chevy Silverado pickup truck for catching the first tagged redfish of the 2015 CCA-Louisiana STAR Tournament.

CCA-Louisiana STAR Tournament ends at 5 p.m. on Labor Day

Still time to register if you're planning on fishing this weekend, Trascher says
September 03, 2015 at 1:34pm
The Scott Bullitt Big Bass Benefit Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26 on Lake D'Arbonne. The entry fee is $100 per angler, and applications can be obtained through links in the story.

Bass tournament benefitting wounded game warden scheduled for Lake D'Arbonne

The Scott Bullitt Big Bass Benefit to be held on Saturday, Sept. 26
September 01, 2015 at 2:14pm
Hurricane Hole Marina's 2015 Tuna Challenge will be held Sept. 24-26 out of Grand Isle, with up to a $50,000 first prize.

Grand Isle's Hurricane Hole Marina to host 2015 Tuna Challenge

$50,000 winner-take-all event scheduled for Sept. 24-26
August 26, 2015 at 8:39am
The Red River South Marina in Bossier City will host the C.O.P.S. Fallen Officers Memorial Invitational Bass Tournament Sept. 17-19. The entry fee is $200 per two-man team, and links to register for the event are in the story.

C.O.P.S. Fallen Officers Memorial Invitational Bass Tournament set for Sept. 17-19

Event will be based out of Red River South Marina in Shreveport-Bossier
August 25, 2015 at 3:29pm
Jaime Clouatre, of St. Amant, won Ride the Bull VI on Grand Isle Saturday when she reeled in a 39.18-pound monster from a tandem Old Town canoe with her husband, Stuart.

Lady angler wins record-breaking Ride the Bull for second year in a row

Clouatre's 39.18-pounder caught from a canoe wins top prize
August 17, 2015 at 12:48pm
The Bassmaster Elite Series announced it will stop at Toledo Bend on May 12-15 because of the lake's status as the No. 1 bass fishery in the nation.

Toledo Bend to host Elite Series in May, B.A.S.S. announces

Announcement of May 12-15 tournament made during Toledo Bend celebration
August 17, 2015 at 8:13am