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Charters   |   Auction Items

Registration
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Donate   |   2020 Winners

Congrats to our 2020 Fishing Rodeo Winners!
Thank you for your support.

2021 LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo, July 15-17, 2021

Sand Dollar Marina, 158 Sandollar Ct., Grand Isle, LA 70358
(985) 787-2500

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Two-Day Fishing Rodeo!

2020 Schedule (Adjusted for social distancing)

Friday
Fishing All Day
No official Rodeo Events

 
Saturday
Fishing All Day
T-shirt Pick-up: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Weigh-in: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
 Shirts, hats, etc. are available for purchase during registration/swag bag pick-up time.


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2020 Registration Fees - SAVE $25 Per Person by Registering Before the Late Fee Deadline

REGISTRATION CATEGORY Early Fee   Fee After
6/25/2020
On-Site Fee
Adults $79   $104 $129
Children, 15 and under $40   $65 $90
Dental Students $30   $55 $80
Two-day fishing entry fee includes an official rodeo t-shirt, and dinner Saturday.
Saturday night dinner tickets only. NO fishing entry. $35      
Add $25 per person late fee after June 25.

LDA Foundation Registration Cancellation Policy: No refunds or registration transfers for this event. No exceptions.

Note: T-shirts only guaranteed to pre-registered participants. Shirts will be distributed to late registrants while supplies last. Shirt quantities and sizes are not guaranteed after the pre-registration deadline.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
 Price    
2020 Fishing Shirt with long sleeves - limited supply - MUST PURCHASE ONSITE $55    
Baseball Hat $15    
2019 Long Sleeve Dry-Fit shirt - onsite purchase only (no picture available) $20    
*Other shirts available for on-site purchase only*       
 
 
LDARodeoHat web  Magellan Outdoors Men's Overcast Fishing Shirt
 
  Fishing Rodeo Hat $15  2020 Fishing Shirts $55
(Rodeo logo will be placed above chest on right side.)
 First Place Winner Prizes new tshirt2020 
First Place Prizes  2020 T-shirt (comes with fishing registration - limited sizing and quantity)
   
 
 



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Donate

Proceeds from the Fishing Rodeo will benefit the LDA Foundation, including support for the Louisiana Mission of Mercy (LaMOM) program, as well as dental education, research, and community outreach.  

To make a contribution to the LDA Foundation, you can:

  • Make a secure, online contribution.
  • Add a contribution to your Fishing Rodeo registration form. 
  • Call the LDA office at (800) 388-6642 or (225) 926-1986.
  • Write a check to the LDA Foundation, and mail it to 5637 Bankers Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808.

If you are interested in donating an item for our auction or for fishing rodeo prizes or in making a financial contribution for the purchase of prizes, contact Jeanne McFall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (225) 926-1986. All or part of your gift may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please check with your tax advisor. Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Thanks to Our 2020 Sponsors (as of 2/14/2020):

 

 

  Premier Events Partners  
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 DentaQuest cmyk r MCNA Logo-web
 
PattersonDental-web 

Species Sponsor:  CampusFederalCreditUnion LOGO color wTAG web 

K.B. Kaufmann & Co., Inc.

 Gold Sponsor:

 

In-Kind Donations: 

Premier Events Partners
AG DENTAL LOGO web
BayouStateLogo-web-2016
BB horizontal web
DentaQuest cmyk r
MCNA Logo-web
PattersonDental-web
 
 

Species Sponsor: CampusFederalCreditUnion LOGO color wTAG web

 

 

Gold Sponsor: 


LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo – Official Rules – July 17-18, 2020

PLEASE NOTE:   2-DAY RODEO. Dates for the Annual LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo are July 17-18, 2020.  The Official Weigh Master must check all fish, before 6 p.m. on July 18.  Scales are open Saturday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.  Be sure to register in advance to put your winning fish up on the leader board.

1.  All fish and anglers must be in accordance with state and federal regulations, along with LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo rules and regulations. 
2.  No Billfish (Marlin, Sailfish, Spearfish), Swordfish, Sharks, Bull Redfish (over 27”), Black Drum of any size, Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, or Amberjack will be allowed in any category.
3.  Children’s division is for anglers 15 years old and under. 
4.  Weigh master and/or board members have the right to open and inspect any fish entered in the rodeo. 
5.  You are entering the LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo at your own risk. Sand Dollar Marina, Dr. Nelson Daly, the LDA Board of Directors, the weigh masters, the sponsors, rodeo officials, and rodeo volunteers will not be held liable for any damages or injury suffered at this event.
6. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. 
7. In the event of a categorical tie, the fish that is first entered wins. 
8. There is no spear fishing category this year. All fish must be caught with rod and reel. 
9. All fishing locations must be accessible to the public at all times according to state and federal regulations, no private fishing grounds. 
10. Any attempt to circumvent the rules of the LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo will result in the disqualification of fish and/or the angler. 
11. The Board of Directors’ decision will be final. 
12. The weigh master’s decision is final. 
13. All money transactions are final. 
14. No swapping of fish between competitors or team members is allowed. 
15. Gaffing is allowed, but any mutilation of fish deemed unnecessary by the weigh master/board of directors will result in disqualification of the fish. 
16. Categories: Redfish, Redfish Stringer (5 fish), Speckled Trout, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Mangrove Snapper, Trout Stringer (5 fish), Yellowfin, Grouper, Red Snapper, Kids (15 & under). All categories will be awarded prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place EXCEPT the Trout Stringer and Red Fish stringer will each be awarded one prize for 1st. The component with the most points will be given the title of Best Fishermen in the State, and a plaque which will remain in the LDA office will reflect their status. 
17. One fish from the Trout string and/or the Red Fish string entries may be entered in the appropriate largest Trout/Red Fish category. 
18. Point system for component competition: first=3 points, second=2 points, third=1 point. 
20. Your boat or vehicle must be in the perimeter/property of the Sand Dollar Marina with the fish to be entered and the angler must report to the weigh master before official closing of scales at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 18 to enter a fish. NO EXCEPTIONS. 
21. Weigh-ins will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 18. 
22. At 6 p.m., Saturday, the LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo will be closed for that year. Scales will stay open until all fish brought in before 6 p.m. are weighed in. Awards ceremony will follow the final weigh in.



2020 LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo Winners
1st 2nd 3rd
Redfish Brynner Bonnette
NODA
7.0
Dr. Danny Weaver
SOUTHWEST
6.2
Redfish Stringer No entries

Speckled Trout

Lauren Nash
BATON ROUGE
4.4
Dr. Troy LeFort
SOUTHWEST
4.0

Cobia

Spencer Sanderford
NODA
32.8
Dr. Jacob Henderson
BATON ROUGE
30.8
Adam DeGenova
NODA
30.0

Mangrove Snapper

Alex DeGenova
NODA
10.0
Rob Semmes
NODA
6.8
Dr. David Bulot
BATON ROUGE
6.8
Red Snapper
Dr. Kenny Wilkinson 
BATON ROUGE
17.8
Hampton Grunewald
BATON ROUGE
17.2
Ray Magee
BATON ROUGE
16.6

Trout Stringer

Dr. Troy LeFort 
SOUTHWEST
9.4

Grouper

Dr. Nick Rauber 
BATON ROUGE
28.0
Dr. David Bulot 
BATON ROUGE
23.4
Yellowfin Dr. David Bulot
BATON ROUGE
45.8
Steven Gaudet
BAYOU

42.0

Mahi Mahi No Entries
Kids (15 & under) No Entries 
Note: Weights in pounds and ounces.

Accommodations

For more lodging options visit http://www.townofgrandisle.com/.

Sandollar Marina (Motel, site of Fishing Rodeo activities) - (985) 787-2500
Vacajun Rentals - 504-628-1491
B & G Bungalow - 504-382-8103 (Bayside)
Beach House - 985-856-5203 (Beachside)
Beach Side Resort - 985-278-4543    
Blue Moon Over Grand Isle - 985-787-4703 (Along the highway)
Cajun Riviera Camp Rentals - 504-722-9974 (Bayside)
Camp Laid Back - 504-461-5570 (Along the highway)
Camp Stowaway - 225-936-9609    
Castaway - 985-845-1855 (Beachside)
Cynthia Daigle - 985-677-4008    
Craig & Elizabeth Rodrigue - 504-467-1526 (Beachside)    
EJ’s Getaway - 504-433-1588 (Beachside)    
Fish Commander Camp Rental - 225-445-1005 (Along the highway)    
Four Tides - 985-787-3740 (Pier)    
Frank’s Camp - 985-787-3405 (Along the highway)    
Grand Isle Rentals - 985-446-0706 (On beach)    
Grand Smile - 337-344-6823 (Rachel Reboul, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Guardian Angels - 504-259-3352        
Gulfside Fun - 504-300-9299 (Beach side pool)    
Laid Back - 504-461-5570        
Madison Bleu - 337-233-3365        
Maison Bon Temps - 337-344-4265 (Beachside)    
Maison Caché - 985-640-0044        
Mark Gallagher Properties - 337-837-9370        
Miquez Properties - 504-931-6698        
Mona-Lisa - 985-449-5606 (Beachside)    
My-Reward - 337-344-6823 (Bayside)    
Nez Coupe’ House - 985-709-1051 (Beachside)    
Renee’ & Robert - 985-787-2418 (Beachside)    
Shrimp-N-Cocktails - 337-852-1155 (Beachside)    
Trading Ace’s - 504-382-8991


Auction Items

Check back for auction items for our 2021 Rodeo! The highest bidder will receive our premium auction items at the Fishing Rodeo’s Silent Auction that takes place Saturday evening during the dinner and the Awards Ceremony.

This list will be updated as auction items are added. If you have questions or would like to make a donation, email Jeanne McFall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Charters

A Day in Paradise
Capt. Pete Besson
504-382-0174
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Bent Rod Offshore
Capt. Kenny Heikanp
985-817-0117
(Offshore)

Bon Chance Fishing
Capt. Bobby Chouest
985-637-3979
(Inland, Coastal)

Brooks-Hooks Fishing Charters
Capt. Justin Brooks
225-485-7931
(Inland, Coastal)

Calmwater Charters
Capt. Danny Wray
225-721-8182
(Inland, Coastal)

Cast & Catch
Capt. Darren Anselmi
985-665-0745
(Inland, Coastal)

Dream Catcher Guide Service
Capt. “D”
225-572-8927
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Fish Commander
Capt. Lance Walker
225-445-1005
(Offshore)

Fish-N-Tell
Capt. Barry Schexnaydre
225-938-2419
(Inland, Coastal)

Fish On Charters
Capt. Lonnie McCormick
318-623-6500
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Follow Me Charters
Capt. Edward Cerise
504-610-9639
(Inland, Coastal)

For Petes Sake
Capt. Carl Peter Boggs
337-654-4511
(Inland, Coastal)

Full Draw Bowfishing
Capt. Craig Pizani
985-665-7400
(Inland, Coastal)

Good Times Charters
Capt. Jake Scardino
504-464-7909
(Inland, Coastal)

Gotcha Charters
Capt. Bobby Terrebonne
985-870-2142
(Offshore)

Gotta Go Fishing Charters
Capt. Ricky Watts
225-921-3642
(Inland, Coastal)

Go Get ‘Em Charters
Capt. Jody Auenson
985-787-2067
(Inland)

Hawk Eye Fishing Charters Inc.
Capt. John Aucoin
985-637-1103
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

H & M Charters
Capt. Jules Bellanger
985 258 3632
(Inland, Coastal)

Hard Times Charters
Capt. Mark Scardino
985-787-3529
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Hook’em Fishing
Capt. Jay Auseve
985-637-7142
(Inland, Coastal)

Hot Rods Guide Service
Capt. Craig Bielkiewicz
225-278-9107
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Laid Back Charter
Capt. Frank Dreher
225-202-2584
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Nauti or Knot Charters
Capt. Dennis and Amanda Menard
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337-296-1659
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Pair-A-Dice Charters
Capt. Keith Bergeron
985-860-7855
(Inland, Coastal)

Pure Pleasure Offshore Charter Fishing
Capt. Bobby
985-870-2142
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Reel Screamers Guide Service
Capt. Daryl Carpenter
225-937-6288
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

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5637 Bankers Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 926-1986  |  (800) 388-6642
(225) 926-1886  Fax
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5637 Bankers Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 926-1986  |  (800) 388-6642
 Fax (225) 926-1886
info@ladental.org