The Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo gearing up for annual event
The Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo Board has announced the 20th annual fishing rodeo will be held at Bridge Side Marina Memorial Day weekend on May 27, 28, and 29.
To date, The Speckled Trout Rodeo has raised over $125,000 in donations for the community of Grand Isle. The rodeo recently donated funds toward refurbishing and maintaining the flowerbeds around the VA Memorial.
Recognizing the needs of new college graduates, the board has set up a Post College Graduate Fund to provide a boost in launching the careers of Grand Isle college graduates.
Entry fee to the rodeo is $25 and includes a rodeo cap. Tickets are available at all Grand Isle Marinas.
Weigh station hours are Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 12-noon to 2 p.m.
Saturday night events include a 7 p.m. dinner and dance with music by Velvet Sky. Sunday’s events include a 1 p.m. lunch; 3 p.m. awards, auction, and door prizes.
For additional information, visit www.speckledtroutrodeo.com or contact Bridge Side Marina (985)787-2419 or Bob Sevin (985)787-2968.
Posted on Tue, May 24, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette