POSTED: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 5:00pm
UPDATED: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 5:04pm
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR — Inshore anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding regions will meet at Grand Isle for the final 2013 Louisiana Division events of the IFA Redfish Tour.
The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela’s will begin its activities on Friday, August 23, with tournament registration at Bridge Side Marina (1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grand Isle, LA 70358) from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. followed by the captain’s meeting. Anglers will launch from the marina at safe light on Saturday, August 24. Check-in times will be assigned at Friday’s captain’s meeting with anglers returning to the Bridge Side Marina for the weigh-in.
Competitors in the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing will have registration from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with captains meeting to follow on Saturday, August 24, at Bride Side Marina. Anglers will launch Sunday, August 25, from the location of their choice and return to the marina for the weigh-in. Check in times will be announced at Saturday’s captain’s meeting.
Continuing to draw inshore anglers from Texas to the Carolinas, both IFA Redfish Tours include five different divisions, each with a two-event regular season. With budget-friendly entry fees, the two tours offer opportunities to compete close to home while keeping anglers’ expenses to a minimum.
Every regular-season IFA Redfish Tour presented by Cabela’s tournament winner will take home a fully loaded 2013 Ranger Banshee Extreme powered by a Yamaha Outboard, valued at $30,000. Winners of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing will win $1,500 guaranteed.