Fishing rodeo calendar

Dalton Guidry caught a bunch of bull reds in Leeville and Fourchon during fishing rodeos last year. The largest of the bulls weighed 29.14 pounds.
Dalton Guidry caught a bunch of bull reds in Leeville and Fourchon during fishing rodeos last year. The largest of the bulls weighed 29.14 pounds.

Summer is right around the corner and the saltwater tournament action will be heating up. Here is a calendar of saltwater fishing tournaments in the state this summer and fall. If your tournament isn’t listed, please send info to tournaments@louisianasportsman.com and we’ll add it online.

May

  • May 16-18 – ABC Fishing Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle La.
  • May 17-18 – Stan Brock Black & Gold Classic – Bridge Side/Wake Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • May 24-26 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • May 25-Sept. 2 – CCA Louisiana STAR Tournament
  • May 25 – E.D. White Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • May 25 – Alstarz Cheer Academy Fishing Rodeo and Cookoff – Moran’s Marina, Fourchon, La.
  • May 28-June 2 – Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic – Cypress Cove Marina, Venice, La.
  • May 29-June 1 – Helldivers Spearfishing Rodeo – Venice Marina, Venice, La.
  • May 30-June 1 – New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • May 30-June 1 – Catholic High Alumni Fishing Rodeo – Moran’s Marina, Fourchon, La.
  • May 30-June 2 – Bubba Dove Memorial Fishing Rodeo – Falgout Canal Marina, Dularge, La.
  • May 31-June 1 – Holy Cross School Fishing Rodeo – Hopedale Marina, Hopedale, La.

June

  • June 5-June 8 – Swollfest Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • June 6-June 9 – Fishing For Memories Fishing Rodeo – Intracoastal City near Abbeville, La.
  • June 7-June 9 – Krewe of Terreanians 20th annual fishing rodeo and cookoff – Hercules Pavilion/Houma Air Base, Houma, La.
  • June 7-June 8 – Cut Off Fishing Club Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle La.
  • June 9-June 12 – International Women’s Fishing Association Slam Tournament – Venice Marina, Venice, La.
  • June 10-June 16 – Louisiana Billfish Classic – Hurricane Hole, Grand Isle, La.
  • June 13-June 15 – Blake Terry Memorial Rodeo/LCUDC Spearfishing Shootout – Moran’s Marina, Fourchon, La.
  • June 15 – Hargrove Foundation Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • June 21-22 – LA Pipeline Association Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • June 21-22 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • June 28-June 29 – Wounded War Heroes Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
Rachel Fersch of Mandeville caught this 6-pound trout off a shell reef near Four Bayou Pass in Barataria Bay.
Rachel Fersch of Mandeville caught this 6-pound trout off a shell reef near Four Bayou Pass in Barataria Bay.

July

  • July 4-July 6 – Golden Meadow/Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo – Moran’s Marina, Fourchon, La.
  • July 4-July 6 – Iberia Rod & Gun Club Fishing Rodeo – Quintana Boat Landing, Cypremont Point, La.
  • July 11-July 13 – Fourchon Oilman’s Association Fishing Rodeo – Moran’s Marina, Fourchon, La.
  • July 12-July 13 – Blue Boot Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • July 18-July 20 – Louisiana Dental Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • July 18-July 20 –  Louisiana State Freedive Championship – TBD, Fourchon, La.
  • July 19-20 – Inaugural Sky High fishing rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • July 20 – Hooks and Leaders Fishing Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • July 25 -27 – International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • July 26-27 – Femme Fatales Spearfishing Rodeo – Delta Marina, Empire, La.

August

  • August 1-3 – Terrebonne Sportsman’s League Fishing Rodeo – Houma Civic Center, Houma, La.
  • August 2-3 – Salty Kids Fish Fest – Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • August 3 – Mike Bourgeois (Big Daddy) Fish On Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • August 10 – 4th Annual Bow Fishing Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • August 16-17 – Sea Tigers Spearfishing Rodeo – TBD, Venice, La.
  • August 17 – Patrick F. Taylor 1st Annual Fishing Rodeo – Nick’s Marina, Lafitte, La.
  • August 17 – Dufrene Building Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • August 24 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • Aug. 29-Sept. 1 – Bloody Decks Rodeo – Wake Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • Aug. 30-Sept. 1 – 59th Original Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
The 4th annual Bloody Decks Fishing Rodeo will take place over Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, at Wake Side Marina in Grand Isle.
The 4th annual Bloody Decks Fishing Rodeo will take place over Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, at Wake Side Marina in Grand Isle.

September

  • Sept. 12-14 – IFA Champion Kayak – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • Sept. 26-29 – Bass Pro Shops/Cabelas Boating Center Redfish World Series – St. Bernard Parish, La.
  • Sept. 27-29 – Caminada Redfish Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.

October

  • Oct. 11-Oct. 12 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo – Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle, La.
  • Oct. 18-19 – IFA Redfish Tour 2019 Championship – Venice Marina, Venice, La.