IFA Redfish Tour coming to Grand Isle Aug. 24

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Inshore anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding regions will meet at Grand Isle, Aug. 24-25, for the final 2013 Louisiana Division events of the IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing.

The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's will begin its activities on Friday, Aug. 23, with tournament registration at Bridge Side Marina (1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grand Isle, LA 70358) from 5-7 p.m. followed by the captain's meeting. Anglers will launch from the marina at safe light on Saturday, Aug. 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 6-7 p.m. with captains meeting to follow on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Bride Side Marina. Anglers will launch Sunday, Aug. 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.

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.

For more information or to become a member of the IFA, visit www.ifatours.com. To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing, go to www.hobiefishing.com. To contact Bridge Side Marina, call (985) 787-2419.