Fishing Tournaments

Ricky Smith. left, and Dustin Adams show off their winning checks from the Ride the Bull 9 kayak fishing tournament Saturday on Grand Isle. In addition to the cash, both anglers won brand new Wilderness Systems kayaks. <br />

Tandem kayakers team up to win Ride the Bull 9

Brothers-in-law connect with school of reds, hold on for victory
August 27 at 11:55am

20th Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo set for July 26-28 in Venice

Scales close for the final time at 6 p.m. on Saturday
July 25 at 10:54am

2018 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo cranks up Thursday

Awards ceremony slated for Saturday night at 8:30
July 25 at 9:24am
Ty Trosclair, 17, of Grand Chenier, reeled in a STAR-tagged redfish on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge on June 24. Pending a polygraph, he'll win a 21-foot NauticStar boat and Mercury outboard motor package.

Rockefeller Refuge angler catches third STAR-tagged redfish

Trosclair also caught a tagged red in 2017 — but wasn’t registered for the tournament
July 02 at 9:01am
The sixth annual CRC Fishing Rodeo will be held this Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16, out of Delacroix. Tickets are $40 to fish, and include food, drinks and a dry-fit fishing shirt.

CRC Rodeo slated to kickoff Friday in Delacroix

Two-day family friendly event expecting up to 300 anglers
June 11 at 8:58am
Hundreds of kayak anglers will once again descend on Caminada Pass off Grand Isle for the ninth installment of Ride the Bull on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 a.m.

Ride the Bull 9 set for Aug. 25 at Grand Isle

More than $10,000 in cash and Wilderness Systems kayaks up for grabs
June 06 at 2:14pm
Gary and Stacey Kinler show off the STAR-tagged redfish Gary reeled in Sunday morning north of Grand Isle. In addition to the $10,000 Louisiana Sportsman subscriber bonus, Kinler also will receive a 21-foot NauticStar boat with a 150 hp Mercury motor.

Luling angler reels in STAR-tagged redfish Sunday in Raccoon Bay

Kinler wins 21-foot NauticStar, plus $10,000 Louisiana Sportsman subscriber bonus
June 05 at 9:53am
Bryan Dorsey, of Youngsville, poses with the CCA STAR-tagged redfish he caught Sunday afternoon at Dry Reef in Vemilion Bay. Pending a polygraph, Dorsey will win a 2018 Chevy Silverado pickup.<br />

Youngsville angler catches tagged Vermilion Bay red, wins CCA STAR Chevy pickup

Dorsey registers for tournament online at 1:30 Sunday, catches redfish at 3 p.m.
May 27 at 5:40pm
The CCA Louisiana STAR tournament, which once again features 100 tagged reds, cranks up on Saturday, May 26 and runs through Labor Day. Some rules have been changed this year, so check out the STAR's website for complete details.

2018 CCA STAR set to crank up Memorial Day weekend

$10,000 Louisiana Sportsman bonus prize is back!
April 24 at 5:53pm
The 71st Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival will take place Saturday morning, March 24, in New Orleans City Park.

Big Bass Rodeo set for Saturday morning in New Orleans City Park

Fishtival, Battle for the Bass, Boats on the Bayou part of fun family day
March 23 at 8:49am
Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club members prepare for an early-morning  shotgun launch in Golden Meadow.

BCKFC ‘fish pics’ tourney marred by alleged cheating scandal

Officials say photo altered to make winning fish appear larger
February 18 at 9:00am
The body of Nik Kaylar, who went missing after a Jan. 4 boating accident during the Costa FLW series stop on Lake Okeechobee, was recovered this morning near Clewiston, Fla.

Body of FLW Series angler recovered on Lake Okeechobee

Tournament co-angler went missing after boat accident last week
January 10 at 2:08pm

Slidell boater participating in FLW Costa Series rescued Thursday night, co-angler missing

Boat discovered swamped on Lake Okeechobee
January 05 at 10:22am