Fishing Tournaments

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
Tony Bruce shows off the 7-pound, 13-ounce speck he caught last Friday that helped win multiple divisions in the Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo. The 27-inch fish could win him an 18-foot NauticStar bay boat in the CCA-Louisiana STAR tournament ending on Sept. 7.

Zachary angler claims STAR East lead with almost 8-pound speck

Bruce's 7-pound, 13-ounce trout smacked a live croaker during the Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo in Venice
July 30, 2015 at 3:50pm
Team Bushwacker shows off its second-place 41-6 dolphin at the Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo out of Venice Marina this past weekend.

2015 Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo final results

July 27, 2015 at 10:48am
With a three-day total of 66 pounds, Alex Heintze, left, and Justin Watts of the Livingston Parish Bassmasters won the Bassmaster High School National Championship Saturday on Kentucky Lake.

Wire-to-wire champs

Heintze and Watts take the National High School title on Kentucky Lake; St. Amant finishes 2nd
July 25, 2015 at 6:35pm
The 2015 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo gets underway Thursday at daylight. Rodeo tickets are available for purchase on the island, and can be submitted until about 8 p.m. at the pavilion next to Sand Dollar Marina.

2015 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo kicks off Thursday

Tickets can be purchased through Saturday, Ory says
July 20, 2015 at 12:11pm
David Torregrossa, 57, of Baton Rouge, reeled in this tagged redfish Saturday morning in the Southwest Canal in Leeville. Pending verification, he will win a 21-foot Nautic Star bay boat package in the 2015 STAR Tournament.

Baton Rouge kayak angler wins first 2015 CCA-Louisiana STAR bay boat package

Torregrossa catches tagged redfish Saturday morning in Leeville, Trascher says
July 18, 2015 at 7:00pm
The 17th Annual Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo is slated for July 23-25 out of Venice Marina. But registration forms must be turned in by next Tuesday, July 21, to coordinator Kleo Blue in order to participate.

Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo scheduled for July 23-25 at Venice Marina

Registration closes Tuesday night, July 21, at Southport Hall during captains' meeting, Blue says
July 15, 2015 at 4:57pm
Organizers are preparing for another record-breaking crowd for Ride the Bull VI on Saturday, Aug. 15 out of Grand Isle's Bridge Side Marina.

Register now for Ride the Bull VI kayak tournament on Aug. 15 at Grand Isle

New this year: Organizers expand fishing area in Caminada Pass, allow additional launch site on Elmer's Island
July 12, 2015 at 6:33am
Watch this vid of Bassmaster Open pro Gerald Spohrer running a mud flat in the James River after the tide fell out on him, stranding him in a canal.

VIDEO: What happens when a Coonass gets stuck after the tide falls 4 feet?

GoPro video shows Gonzales Bassmaster Open pro Gerald Spohrer running James River mud flat
July 09, 2015 at 8:25am