25 Jun 2007

First Annual Fishing Rodeo Draws Over 200 Participants

The inaugural CHS Alumni Fishing Rodeo was held June 22 and 23, 2007 at Port Fourchon Motel and Marina in Fourchon, La. Over 275 people participated, including over 200 alumni. Jon Fourrier ’93 was named Inshore Master Angler, and Jim Prescott, Jr. was named Offshore Master Angler.

Winners in each division were:
Speckled Trout ‘ Bill Mayer ’82 3.80 lbs;
Redfish ‘ Jon Fourrier ’93 27.40 lbs;
Flounder ‘ Daniel Francioni ’07, 2.90 lbs;
Red Snapper ‘ Jim Prescott, Jr. 22.70 lbs;
Cobia ‘ Ronnie Stevens ’02, 61.80 lbs;
Amberjack ‘ Clint Prescott ’00, 45.05 lbs;
Speckled Trout Calcutta ‘ Team Southern Packaging 13.50 lbs; and,
Mangrove Snapper Calcutta ‘ Team Shock N Awe 42.35 lbs.

Overall, the Rodeo was an overwhelming success, thanks to all who participated and special thanks to the title sponsors: Walk-On’s, The Roux House, Happy’s Irish Pub, and Schlittz and Giggles Pizza. Next year’s Rodeo will be held June 20-21, 2008 at Port Fourchon Motel and Marina. All of the organizers look forward to seeing you there!

Click here for additional pictures from the Fishing Rodeo.