Inshore Fishing

Geaux Fish tournament features big prizes for catching tagged speckled trout

Anglers can win up to $275,000 in cash and prizes during the Geaux Fish tournament being held along the entire Louisiana coast July 2 through Sept. 5. And there’s absolutely no cost to enter.

The tournament, sponsored by BP and the Louisiana Charter Boat Association, will feature prizes for anglers catching 50 specially tagged speckled trout, which will be released in waters stretching from Breton Sound to Lake Calcasieu.

One of the fish is tagged as the grand prize, and is worth up to $250,000. […]