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Updated 11/20/2017

The Coteau Bass Hustlers fished their 12th and last tournament for 2017 on November 18 from Bayou Benoit Landing. Ralph Leleux, fishing alone, won the tournament with 13.90 lb limit. Ralph also had Big Bass (4.53 lbs). Congratulations Ralph, good job! Joey Trahan and Brandon Sellers placed 2nd with 10.25 lbs. Marlin Hebert and Todd Trahan finished in 3rd place with a close weight of 10.20 lbs.
Marlin Hebert won the coveted ANGLER OF THE YEAR award with 984 pts (awarded by fish caught throughout the year). A close second (981 pts), was Joey Trahan. Johnny Schaxnayder had the largest fish for the year (6.58 lbs). All members did very well and all had a great time!. Congratulations to all! results


Louisiana Bass Cats fished their 2017 CLASSIC on November 12 from Myette Landing. All club members who placed in the top 15 for the year were entitled to fish this Classic Tournament. Results are as follows:

1st Place Junius Dore 5 fish 12 lbs 10 ozs
2nd Place Cody Pattillo 5 fish 12 lbs 8 ozs
3rd Place Ronnie Dressel 5 fish 10 lbs 5 ozs
4th Place Max Stevens 5 fish 9 lbs 10 ozs
5th Place Chris Vidrines 5 fish 9 lbs 3 ozs
Tournament Big Bass to Ben Suit 7 lbs 13 ozs

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The Louisiana Bass Cats have fished their last regular tournament held on December 20 and 21, 2017, at Toledo Bend. This two days of fishing counted as one tournament and the fee was $40 per person. The winners for the tournament overall were: Ben and his father Kevin Suit with 429 pts, Chris Vedrines and Jean Trahan with 418 pts, Mike Sinitiere and Brooke Morrison 398 pts, and Big Bass 7.00 lbs, Junius Dore and Max Stevens.

Mike Sinitiere won honors as Club Champion. Mike, who has led the club most of the year has also won championship with other New Iberia clubs.



The Coteau Bass Hustlers hit Myette Point for their 9th tournament. Nolan Doucet had a great day. He took first place, (fishing alone) with a limit weighing 10.20 lbs. He also had BIG BASS (3.21 lbs). 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


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.




I purchased a beach house in Gulf Shores, AL, in November 2014 and since then I have been competely renovating it. It is now completed and up for weekly rentals. The house is named CHASING MERMAIDS. I can now get back to the serious business of fishing. See on YouTube


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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