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buddhaman
09-09-2010, 04:41 PM
Check out today's issue of Kayak Angler News

TOURNAMENT WIRE: Kayakers cash in at Delacroix
The IFA's Kayak Tour visited Delacroix Louisiana on August 28. When the day was done, a New Orleans local enjoyed a nice payday.

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The IFA's Kayak Tour visited Delacroix Louisiana on August 28. When the day was done, a New Orleans local enjoyed a nice payday.

Pictured: (L) Benton Parrott, (LC)Barrett Jones, (RC) Steve Neece, (R)Brendan Bayard. Photo courtesy of the IFA.
STEVE NEECE WINS IFA KAYAK EVENT IN DELACROIX, LA.
First-year series brings prize boat, cash to winner

LIZELLA, Ga. (September 1, 2010) – Steve Neece, of New Orleans, caught a redfish and speckled sea trout totaling 46.25 inches in length to win the IFA Kayak Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing at Delacroix, La., on August 29. The event, hosted by Sweetwater Marina and Massey’s Professional Outfitters, was the final event for the IFA Kayak Tour’s Louisiana Division.

Fishing in the Grand Isle, La., area, Neece’s trout measured an impressive 26.5 inches with his redfish checked in at 19.75 inches, winning him a Hobie Mirage Pro-Angler Kayak valued at $2,399 for his first-place finish. In addition, Neece netted $200 for the largest speckled sea trout caught during the catch-photograph-release tournament.

Second-place finisher Brendan Bayard, of Baton Rouge, La., measured a 22.875-inch redfish and a 17.625-inch speckled sea trout, giving him an aggregate score of 40.50 inches. Fishing midway between Delacroix and Grand Isle, Bayard used Top Dawg Baits in clean, protected waters, catching good numbers of trout and redfish during his competition day. His second-place finish earned Bayard a Hobie Mirage Outback Kayak, valued at $1,749. Third-place finisher, Benton Parrott (aggregate score of 36.25 inches) earned him a Hobie Quest Kayak, valued at $949.

Fifth-place finisher, Barrett Jones, won $200 for largest redfish during the event for his 29.75-inch catch.