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Updated 09/17/2017

Louisiana Bass Cats fished their 7th tournament on 09/17/17 from Myette Landing. Mike Sinitiere and Nick Derouen won this tournament with 14 lbs 10 ozs. and also had Big Bass, 4.09 lbs. Mike is in the lead for Club Champion which will be decided after the next Tournament!
Mike Louviere and Jean Trahan placed 2nd with 14 lbs 7 ozs and had a large bass of 4 lbs 8 ozs.
Max Stevens and Pat Crum held down 3rd place with 12 lbs 15 ozs.
Congratulations gang on a great show! Click for full results


The Hawg Fight Classic was fished on September 10, 2017 from the Marshfield Landing. Mike Sinitiere and Brooke Morrison won the Classic with 16.20 lbs and they had Big Bass, a monster of 6.03 lbs. This team deserved this win by leading the circuit for the year. Nine of the 13 teams had double digit weights. Great show! Congratulations to all. See full results



The Bass Cats fished Myette Point on 08/20/17 which was their 6th tournament of the year. Ronnie Dressel, fishing alone, took first place. After deducting for 2 dead fish, his weight was 11 lbs 14 ozs. His big bass weighed 3.04 lbs but was one of the dead fish which subtracted 4 ozs.
Mike Sinitiere, a consistent winner, and Jason Jones, guest, placed second with 10 lbs 5 ozs.
Max Stevens and Chris Hebert finished a close third with a limit weighing 10 lbs 4 ozs (after deducting for 1 dead fish)
Junius Dore and Chris Vedrines took Big Bass honors with Junius catching the big girl.
All in all, it was a great tournament. full results


The Hawg Fighters fished their final scheduled tournament from Bayou Benoit on August 09, 2017. Neil Robin and Andre Cazalot won the tournament with a 3 fish limit weighing 7.66 lbs. Don and Jacob Shoopman had Big Bass, 3.20 lbs. The winning team for the year of 2017 was Mike Sinitiere and Brooke Morrison, both on the winning end of many tournaments. See the full results.


The Coteau Bass Hustlers hit Myette Point for their 8th tournament. Marlin Hebert and Todd Trahan took first place with a limit weighing 9.43 lbs. They also had Big Bass 2.59 lbs. Click for full results.


This is how COTEAU ended up in TOP SIX 2017. results


Our local boys who fished the LOBI Mar 31 and 32, 2017, did quite well with Chris Vedrines and Michael Louviere placing 7th with 35.01 lbs.
Ronnie Dressel and Mike O'Brian came out 16th with 28.43 lbs.
Bucky Crowson and Bret Rogers took 38th place with 25.47 lbs.
just to name a few coming out in the top tiers. CONGRATULATIONS!
check out all entrants.




Rules for 2017 Top Rod

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TOLEDO BEND Fishing Report:


Louisiana Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries report on 14" fish limit


Louisiana Creel & Size Limits (modify bass size see above)


Saltwater Tides in Louisiana




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