Grab your rod & reel
The 2007 Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo is scheduled for July 26 through 28
The official weigh-in site is Sand Dollar Marina located at Grand Isle.
The GITR is the oldest fishing tournament in the United States.
It was established in 1928 and annually attracts saltwater and coastal anglers from the southeast and gulf coast region.
Eligible categories include saltwater gamefish, and additionally there is "tag & release" division also.
The first through third place anglers in each division will receive a plaque. In addition all participants are entered into a raffle for the Grand Prize award.
For 2007 the grand prize winner will receive a 2008 186 Champion Coastal Champ, and galvanized trailer, the boat will be powered by a 150 hp Mercury Optimax outboard, and equipped with a Motor Guide 24 volt Great White trolling motor.
Mercury Marine has been the official outboard for the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo for over twenty-five years, and welcomes Champion Boats, and Motor Guide as the official boat and trolling motor of the Tarpon Rodeo respectively.
The grand prize drawing is open to participants registered in the Tarpon Rodeo, and the general public. Interested persons can purchase tickets to participate in the rodeo, or enter the grand prize drawing by purchasing registration forms available at outlets in Grand Isle, Leeville / Fourchon, Houma, and Metairie.
The registration sites are listed on the Tarpon Rodeo website: www.tarponrodeo.org
For additional information, maps and schedule please visit the website.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Lulingís Rathborne Park remains closed until Saturday, Sept. 13 while St. Charles...
The Hahnville Tigers left everything they had out on the field, but it was not...
St. Charles Parish Public Schools is facing continued struggles in getting...
After only one season, Boutte-resident Kip Benoitís reality TV series about hunting...
The list of Eagle Scouts who have risen to high places is a long one. ...
Destrehan resident Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is accused of stabbing his live-in...
Fast Friendly Service...Just Around the Corner! Frank's offers you the best choice in quality groceries at competitive prices.
St. Charles Parish schools struggle to fill high-paying bus driver positions - 725 views
St. Charles Parish Public Schools is facing continued struggles in getting replacement bus drivers to sign on with the school system.