The Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo Board of Directors will hold its 21st annual fishing rodeo at Bridge Side Marina on May 26th, 27th, & 28th. Any child 12 & under registering an eligible fish will receive an award
Awards include: Speckled Trout-eight (8) daily awards. Three overall trophies will be awarded for Redfish, Rat Reds (27” & under), Flounder, Sheepshead, Ling, Mangrove, Snapper, Drum, and White Trout. Award for The Louisiana State Master Speckled Trout Angler. Categories for (12 & under) include Speckled Trout, Redfish and Hardhead Catfish.
A $20.00 entry fee includes a rodeo cap. Tickets are available at all Grand Isle Marinas. $2,000 in cash prizes and door prizes will be awarded on Sunday. Saturday night will feature a dance. Sunday – 12:00 noon lunch – Awards and door prizes at 3:00 P.M.
To date, the Speckled Trout Rodeo has raised over $125,000 in donations for the community of Grand Isle. Since initiating the Post College Graduate Fund, four Grand Isle High School graduates have earned their college degrees and were recipients of the fund.
For additional information, go to www.speckledtroutrodeo.org or contact Bridge Side Marina(985)787-2419 or Bob Joyce Sevin (985)787-2968.