IFA Louisiana Division events set for Aug. 6-7
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL – Inshore anglers from across the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding regions will meet at Houma, Louisiana, on August 6-7 for the second 2016 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, August 5, with tournament registration from 5-7 p.m. at the Quality Hotel of Houma (210 South Hollywood Road, Houma, LA 70360) followed by the captain’s meeting. Anglers will launch from Falgout Canal Marina (1868 Doctor Beatrous Road, Theriot, LA 70397) at safe light on Saturday, August 6 and will return to the marina for the weigh-in. Check-in times will be assigned at Friday’s captain’s meeting.
Competitors in the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing will have registration from 6-7 p.m. with the captain’s meeting to follow on Saturday, August 6 at the Quality Hotel of Houma. Anglers will launch Sunday from the location of their choice and gather at Falgout Canal Marina for the weigh-in. Check in times will be announced at Saturday’s captain’s meeting.
Continuing to draw inshore anglers from Texas to the Carolinas, both IFA Redfish Tour includes five different divisions, each with a two-event regular season. With budget-friendly entry fees, both tours offer opportunities to compete close to home while keeping anglers’ expenses to a minimum.
In addition to nearly 200 percent payback, every regular-season IFA Redfish Tour event guarantees a new, fully-rigged Ranger boat powered by a Yamaha outboard valued at $25,995 for first place. Each IFA Kayak Fishing Tour event will feature a $1,500 cash prize for the winning angler.
IFA events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Cabela’s, Lucas Oil, Yamaha Outboards, RAM, Berkley Gulp!, Berkley Gulp! Alive!, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Power-Pole, BoatU.S., Amphibia, Arctic Ice, Protect the Harvest, General Tire, SuperClean, Valley Fashions, ENGEL Coolers, T-H Marine, ATLAS, G-Juice Powertex Group, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Quality Hotel of Houma and Falgout Canal Marina.
For more information or to become a member of the IFA, the fastest-growing inshore fishing tournament series in the United States, go online to www.ifatours.com. To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing go to www.hobiefishing.com.
Media Contact: Greg Duncan
Blue Heron Communications