March 24-25-26* the regular season of the Yamaha Outboards Eastern Division kicks off in Louisiana in conjunction with the Louisiana Crawfish Festival, a great and fun filled festival celebrating the awesome lil creature presented in many different Louisiana ways. There are bands, rides, food and fun and this is always a good time to be in Louisiana and for the Fab 5 after 2 days of competition, weighing their final day catch in front of the massive crowds is always a big time. The host facility for the “Breton Sound Showdown” event is Hopedale Marina right in the heart of some best redfishing available in Louisiana. Note: this is the only Fri/Sat/Sun event in the east division.
May 18-19-20** will have the pros of the Elite Redfish Series returning to Louisiana but this time, it’s west of the Mississippi River. Harvey and Boomtown Casino will be the weigh in point for “Battle At Boomtown” event the 2nd tour stop in the eastern division and Bayou Segnette State Park will be the angler’s launch point.
July 27-28 and 29* “Mississippi Madness” will find the anglers that fish Mississippi waters able to bring in 3-30″ redfish, the largest size limit allowed at any tour stop of the Elite Series. The final event in the Eastern Division will take place back on beautiful D’Iberville Mississippi. This Gulf Coast town was the site of the 2016 Open event and was one of the favorite stops for the tour and it’s anglers. The Mississippi Madness event will be the finale’ in the Yamaha Outboards Eastern Division.
*Payment for events 1 and 3 due by March 1 (checks/pmts must be received by 3/11/17)
**Payment for event 2 due by May 1
- Any angler failing to pay for the 2nd event will forfeit their spot in the 3rd event and all future events without refund or exchange of any entry fees paid.
- Angler(s) failing to pay for the 2nd event will also forfeit any points accumulated from event 1 without refund or exchange of any entry fees paid.