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Helping to Promote, Encourage & Enjoy Fly Fishing for Freshwater, Inshore & Offshore Saltwater to Blue Water Big Game in the surrouning area.

Fin-Addict Fly Fishers montly meetings will be held on the last Monday of each month at Spahr's Seafood Resturant in Houma inside the Ramada Inn at 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd. @ 6:30 pm. General Membership can be taken at the meeting. You can print out the membership form from the link on the left side of the page or a form can be filled out at the meetings. We will be holding fly tying, fly casting and hope to have some guest speakers. Hope to see you there.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Calmwater Charters of Grand Isle and Louisiana’s Coastal Conservation Association present:

“Ride the Bull”
Louisiana’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Rodeo
Catch a Redfish in your Kayak a win Big!
Best Purse in Kayak Fishing!
Location: Bridgeside Marina, Grand Isle
Date: September 17, 2011

Tickets: $40 – Available at Bridge Side Marina, The Backpacker (BR) or Register online at www.calmwatercharters.net/ridethebull

Grand Prizes:
1) Hobie Outback Kayak package with peddle system value: $1800 donated by The Backpacker, Baton Rouge & Lafayette.
2) Kajun Custom Kayak value: $1400 donated by KC Kayaks.
3) TFO Fly Rod and Reel for heaviest redfish caught on a fly.

Other prizes include premium fishing equipment donated by CCA, Calmwater Charters, and Gus’s Nets and Tackle, Slidell. Prizes will be awarded to the top ten heaviest redfish. The top five will win cash prizes as well as merchandise.


- Friday, September 16, 2011: 7pm Registration, Steak Dinner and Captains Meeting at Bridge Side Marina Pavilion
- Saturday, September 17, 2011: 5:30am Registration; Shotgun start at safelight from Bridge Side Marina; Weigh Station will be open until 3pm, Awards immediately following.

CCA of Louisiana and Calmwater Charters are partnering again with The Backpacker and Kajun Custom Kayaks to bring you “Ride the Bull”, Louisiana’s First Extreme Kayak Fishing Rodeo on the Saturday, September 17th at Bridge Side Marina on Grand Isle, LA. Paddle craft fishermen will vie for several thousand dollars worth of prizes and prize money. The anglers that can catch the biggest redfish will take home the loot. The big prizes are being provided by The Backpacker and Kajun Custom Kayaks. The Backpacker, with locations in both Baton Rouge and Lafayette, will be providing a Hobie Outback Kayak package and Kajun Custom Kayaks will be donating one of their signature series kayaks for top winners. There will be great fishing equipment to round out the prizes for the top ten reds caught. In addition to a tournament t-shirt, participants also get a steak dinner on Friday night before the tournament at the captains meeting from 7-9pm at Bridge Side Marina. You can learn all about the tournament and register at the “Ride the Bull” tournament website: www.calmwatercharters.net/ridethebull.

This will be a great spectator sport that you will be able to watch from the Grand Isle Fishing Bridge, Bridge Side Marina, the western beach of Grand Isle and the eastern end of Elmer’s Island. So bring your lawn chair, cooler, binoculars and umbrella and watch the action!

Tournament Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the Backpacker in Baton Rouge, Bridge Side Marina in Grand Isle or online at www.calmwatercharters.net/ridethebull.

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