Alumni Fishing Rodeo Lures Over 300 Participants
Over 300 registered anglers participated in the 5th Annual CHS Alumni Fishing Rodeo held June 22nd and 23rd at Moraní´s Marina in Fourchon, LA.
Members of the 2012 Fishing Rodeo committee, chaired by Cal Madere í´90, are John Bahlinger í´79, John Ballance, Brad Bourg í´91, Carter Fourrier ’92, Trent Griggs í´93, Daniel Loup ’97, Chris Macaluso ’94, Joe Macaluso, Camp Matens ’60, Mike Matthews ’91, Ian McKnight í´03, Ryan Perry ’95, Jimmy Prescott ’97, Jim Richard ’74, Randy Richard ’97, Brad Tuminello ’81, Brennan Uter í´91 and Paul Walker ’93.
The title sponsor of this yearí´s event was Cabelaí´s joined by division sponsors, Jules Madere Creative Jewelers, West Marine, Inc., Moraní´s Marina and Southern Packaging, Inc.
Dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings was provided by Moraní´s Marina with live music by Bubba Plauch_.
Master Angler titles were awarded in three divisions. The Inshore Division winner was Ray Bourgeois í´90, the Rig Division was won by Marcus Valenciano í´93 and Blue Water Division winner was William Duke í´08. Wayne Madere presented each winner with a prize watch from Jules Madere Creative Jewelers.
Congratulations to young angler, David Cresson Jr., the winner of the top raffle board prize- a kayak provided by The Backpacker.