23 Jun 2014

More Than 350 Anglers Participate in the 7th Annual CHS Alumni Fishing Rodeo

More than 350 registered adult and youth anglers enjoyed great weather, fishing and camaraderie at the 7th Annual CHS Alumni Fishing Rodeo held June 20st and 21st at Moraní´s Marina in Fourchon, LA.

Walk-Oní´s was the title sponsor of this yearí´s event. Division sponsors were Cajun Industries, LLC, Custom Actuation Sales, LLC, Group Industries, LLC and Southern Packaging, Inc. Rodeo prizes were sponsored by K2 Coolers and Jules Madere Creative Jewelers sponsored the Master Angler awards. We would also like to express our appreciation to the many sponsors who supported the rodeo with their monetary and in-kind gifts!

Participants enjoyed delicious food on Friday and Saturday nights provided by Walk-Oní´s Catering and live music by Bubba Plauch_.

Members of the 2014 Fishing Rodeo committee co-chaired by Brad Bourg í´91 and Carter Fourrier ’92 are Hunter Arrighi í´09, John Bahlinger í´79, John Ballance, Stephen Bennett í´92, Trent Griggs í´93, Rob Hebert í´98, Daniel Loup ’97, Chris Macaluso ’94, Joe Macaluso, Cal Madere í´90, Camp Matens ’60, Mike Matthews ’91, Ian McKnight í´03, Ryan Perry ’95, Jimmy Prescott í´97, Randy Richard ’97, Geoff Smarada í´91, Brad Tuminello ’81 and Paul Walker ’93. The 2014 Fishing Rodeo committee would like to express their gratitude to Chris Moran and his staff for their assistance in making this yearí´s rodeo a great success.

Congratulations to winners of the top raffle board prizes; Ned Chargois í´75, winner of a Thompson 300 win mag with scope, provided by Bowie Outfitters ; Mike Monk í´75, winner of a Lowrance HDS-5 Gen2 Fishfinder, provided by West Marine; and Katherine Caldwell, winner of the Mad River Adventure 16í´ canoe, provided by The Backpacker.

Congratulations to Master Angler winners Matt Lanasa í´97 in the Rig Division, Harrison Tuminello í´17 in the Bluewater Division, David Caldwell in the Inshore Division and John Emory Walker in the Youth Division.

Look for complete rodeo results and photos coming soon on the Catholic High Website!