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Jan 11

2017 Top Money Winner

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Anytime a Elite Redfish tournament is taking place, Lumberton Texas angler and Simmons Custom Rigging pro Jimmy Lloyd is going to be a favorite to win.

In 2017 the Elite Redfish Series divided it’s events and field into 2 divisions. The top winner in the East division was Shane Pescay, winning a whopping $89,750.00 but that wasn’t good enough to best Jimmy who took home an amazing $92,500.00 while fishing just 3 events in the West division.Read more here...

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Feb 05

Tour Returns to Port Arthur Texas

Orlando, FL: Today, HT3 Outdoors, LLC, producer of professional Elite redfish events throughout the Gulf Coast region has partnered with the Port Arthur Convention and Visitors Bureau to bring the Elite Redfish Tournament Series to Pleasure Island, TX.

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Apr 03

Yamaha Partners with Elite Series

Today HT3 Outdoors has agreed to terms and received the full support of Yamaha Motor Corporation to be a premier sponsor, the official engine provider and the presenter of the 2015 Yellowfin Elite tournament and television series. Yamaha brings so much to the table for anglers all across this country and the world. World class innovation, fuel efficient and reliable, the Yamaha brand is synonymous with quality and trusted by professionals and weekend enthusiast as well. The guaranteed first place prize package at each of the Elite Series Tour Stops in 2015 and at the Classic Kick Off event of 2016, as advertised will be a Yellowfin boat sitting on Ameratrail Custom Trailer and they will be powered by the most reliable, fuel efficient outboards available on the market today, the awesome 115 hp and 250 hp Yamaha engines. The anglers competing on the 2015 Yellowfin Elite Series, presented by Yamaha will now have the full tournament support of Yamaha and that means the support team and rig at each of our E:40 Tour events. This team of professionals will ensure that more E:40 tour pros can get back on the water and continue to compete even after the inevitable break down occurs. "We as anglers are hard on our equipment, this is HUGE to know that back at the dock will be support staff to take care of any damage we do during the day and get us back on the water. You cannot compete with confidence in 3 day events without this assurance", stated Yamaha pro, Dwayne Eschete.

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Mar 01

Dufrene comes from 7th place to win

What a fabulous weekend for The Redfish Series… 5 fish limit per angler, per day, 1 pro per boat with no team mate or armature partner, head to head, mano y mano for the first time ever took place in the kickoff event of the 2014 Yellowfin Elite Series.

Paul Dufrene won the event with 89.24 pounds and took home the top prize of over $10,000.00 in cash.Read more here...

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Jan 29

Dufrene parlays Angler of the Year into National Sponsorships

Orlando, FL: Today, HT3 Outdoors, LLC, producer of professional Elite redfish events throughout the Gulf Coast region is proud to announce that Paul Dufrene has landed a sponsorship with frogg for the 2015 Yellowfin Elite Series season. Dufrene and frogg toggs partnership should be a good one, Paul's tenacious approach to competitive fishing and frogg togg's commitment to excellence will make for a perfect fit. Dufrene joins great company with this signing, 2012 and 2014 Bassmaster Classic Champions, Chris Lane and Randy Howell anchor a nationwide group of professional anglers and outdoor enthusiast that have joined the frogg toggs nation.

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Jun 22

McKellar takes top spot in Lake Charles, LA.

10505629_835152076502485_454360758675104679_nThe final tour stop of the regular season took place in Lake Charles, LA. as the 35 pros of the 2014 Yellowfin Elite Series looked to put the severe weather of Biloxi and the Gulf of Mexico in their rearview mirror and look forward to the well protected marshes of western Louisiana, known for yielding giant redfish.

After 2 days of competition the Super 7 making it through to day 3’s final round gathered and launched under much better early morning conditions than days 1 and 2.Read more here...

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Apr 24

Pescay Tops the field in Houma, LA.

pescay_insideThis week it was the official start to the 2014 Yellowfin Elite Series tournament season. Anglers competed April 24-26 out of Houma, La.. Another twist to this competition was the 14 days (prior to Monday, the week of the event) of off limits where anglers could not be on tournament waters.

A “dead period” to being on tournament waters and for getting information or help (for the first time in professional redfishing) was instituted, followed by 3 days of official practice, for all anglers, then the event.Read more here...

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