Lake Charles Civic Center

Amphitheatre grounds area near marina

Fishing Time: 5:30am - 12:30pm

Scales Close: 1:30pm 

Awards Ceremony: 2:00pm

VIP Access: 1:30-2:30

Concert: 3:00 

Festival begin at 10:00am

Fun Day for the Entire Family!

Food & Drinks, Interactive Vendor Booths, Games,

Live Entertainment, Fish Weigh-Ins, & More! 

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SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2021

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CONCERT BY

American Idol Winner

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Limited Tickets Available - BUY YOURS TODAY! 

* ANGLER TICKETS INCLUDE CONCERT ENTRY *

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Festivities begin at 10am

Concert begins at 3pm

Concert Tickets can be purchased at the event! 

General Admission $20 

(General admission includes Free Hook & Barrel digital subscription)

VIP Access $150

(VIP includes Exclusive Access prior to concert from 1:30-2:30, Private acoustic session with Laine, Group photo with Laine, Front of stage access for concert, Meal ticket, and Free Hook & Barrel digital subscription)

Benefiting from the event, Laine Hardy heads a charity which aids victims of hurricanes in Southern Louisiana.  Proceeds from the sale of VIP tickets as well as the sale of generously donated seafood from the Louisiana Seafood Promotional and Marketing Board, will directly go back to the charity, lending aid to those devastated by the most recent back-to-back hurricanes to hit the region.

** WIN BIG! **

OVER $10,000 CASH & PRIZES 

ADULT DIVISION

ENTRY $50

Includes a One Year Subscription to Hook & Barrel Magazine

Top 10 Trout & Top 3 Redfish Payout

1st PLACE TROUT WINS $1,000!

YOUTH DIVISION

ENTRY $20

Top 3 Trout & Top 3 Redfish Payout

GUIDE DIVISION

ENTRY $50

Includes a One Year Subscription to Hook & Barrel Magazine

Top 3 Trout & Top 3 Redfish Payout

1st Place Trout Wins minimum of $300 and will increase depending upon Guide entries. 

BEAT SOLARI'S SCORE

Beat John Solari's 2020 Trout weight of 8.46

WIN $500!

OTHER AWARDS

Top Angler - Top Guide

Youth Angler - Lady Angler

SPONSORS

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FISHING TOURNAMENT RULES

RULES & REGULATIONS 

  1. ALL DECISIONS MADE BY THE SALTY CATCH TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR, WEIGH MASTER, OR TEAM MEMBER ARE FINAL.

  2. ALL TICKETS MUST BE COMPLETED WITH REQUIRED INFORMATION.  ANGLERS MUST HAVE A VALID FISHING LICENSE AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES TO FISH THE TOURNAMENT.  ONLY REGISTERED ANGLERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS.  

  3. ALL TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 4 AT 9:00PM. 

  4. IF FISHING ON A BOAT, ALL ANGLERS ON THE VESSEL ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE AN ANGLER TICKET.  IF ANYONE ON THE BOAT FAILS TO PURCHASE A TICKET IN THEIR DIVISION, THE ENTIRE BOAT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. 

  5. TICKET OPTIONS:  ADULT ANGLER (16 YEARS AND OLDER), YOUTH ANGLER (15 YEARS AND YOUNGER), OR GUIDE.  YOUTH ANGLERS MAY ENTER IN THE ADULT DIVISION FOR ADULT PRIZES, BUT WILL FORFEIT THE RIGHT TO WEIGH-IN THE YOUTH DIVISION.  ANGLERS MAY ENTER IN ONE DIVISION ONLY.  

  6. TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERRABLE. 

  7. ALL FISH MUST BE CAUGHT ON ROD, REEL, HOOK AND LINE ONLY.  ALL FISH MUST BE CAUGHT AND LANDED BY THE QUALIFIED ANGLER.  NO PASSING THE ROD. 

  8. ANGLERS MAY BRING FISH TO THE WEIGH-IN VIA VEHICLE OR BOAT. 

  9. ANGLERS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.  ALL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO A POLYGRAPH TEST.  A PARENT WILL BE POLYGRAPHED FOR YOUTH ANGLER DISCREPANCIES. 

  10. ANGLERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN FISH EVEN AFTER THE OFFICIAL WEIGHT IS DECLARED.

  11. IN CASE OF A TIE, THE FIRST FISH WEIGHED WINS THE TIE BREAKER.  

  12. TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY TO ANY ANGLERS WITHOUT QUESTION.  IN THE EVENT AN ANGLER IS ALREADY SIGNED UP, A FULL REFUND WILL BE ISSUED.  

  13. ALL AWARDS OVER $500 MUST FILL-OUT AN IRS W-9 FORM AT THE TIME OF RECEIVING THE AWARD. 

  14. SALTY CATCH IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEATHER CONDITIONS.  

  15. ANGLERS MUST PRESENT THEIR TICKET AT THE TIME OF WEIGH-IN.  IF YOU REGISTER ONLINE, PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PRINT YOUR TICKET.

INSHORE FISHING 

  1. INSHORE FISHING AREAS ARE CALCASIEU LAKE, LA.  BOUNDARIES ARE SABINE LAKE, LOUISIANA SIDE TO THE GULF JETTIES TO THE CATFISH LOCKS ON MERMENTAU RIVER.  PUBLIC FISHING AREAS ONLY.  ANGLERS MUST LAUNCH AND FISH ON THE LOUISIANA SIDE ONLY.  

  2. FISHING TIMES:  5:30AM - 12:30PM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2021.

  3. THERE IS A SLOT FOR REDFISH.  HEAVIEST WITHIN 16 TO 27 INCHES. 

  4. ANGLERS ARE ALLOWED TO WEIGH-IN ONE FISH PER SPECIES IN THEIR DIVISION. 

  5. ANGLERS MUST BE IN LINE TO WEIGH FISH BY 1:30PM.  NO EXCEPTIONS. 

GUIDE DIVISION

  1. SALTWATER GUIDES MAY ENTER IN THE GUIDE DIVISION ONLY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A GUIDE WHO HAS NOT FISHED SALTWATER IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS. 

  2. FRESHWATER GUIDES WHO DO NOT FISH FOR ANY SALTWATER SPECIES CAN FISH AS A REGULAR ADULT ANGLER.

  3. GUIDES WEIGH-IN TO A DIVISION OF THEIR OWN, BUT CAN FISH WITH ANYONE AS LONG AS EVERYONE IN THE BOAT IS REGISTERED TO FISH IN THEIR OWN DIVISION.