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2019 LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo, July 18-20, 2019

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

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If you would like to register for the fishing rodeo, please call the LDA office and speak to Jeanne McFall 225-926-1986.

NOTE: This link will be directing you to the ADA website for your registration. Therefore, you will need to use your ADA username and password to access your information. If you do not have your ADA information, contact the ADA Member Service Center at 1.800.621.8099 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.

Mail-In Registration Form

Three-Day Fishing Rodeo!

Fishing Only, No official rodeo events.

Fishing All Day
On-site Registration/Swag Bag & Wristband Pick-up: 1:00- 3:00 p.m.
Weigh-in: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Featuring entertainment by Le Bon Temps
Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. (Door Prizes)
Silent Auction Items on Display*

 LeBonTemps Band
Fishing All Day
Swag Bag & Wristband Pick-up: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Weigh-in: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. (Fishing Prizes Awarded & Boudreaux Joke Competition)
Silent Auction Items on Display*

*Enjoy a silent auction at the rodeo! Bid on these AMAZING items and help raise money for the LDA Foundation!
Shirts and Posters are available for purchase during registration and swag bag pick-up times.

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2019 Registration Fees - SAVE $25 Per Person by Registering Before the Late Fee Deadline

Adults $79   $104
Children, 15 and under $40   $65
Dental Students $30   $55
Three-day fishing entry fee includes an official rodeo t-shirt, dinner on Friday (hot dogs, hamburgers, and “fixings”), and Awards Seafood Fest on Saturday!
Friday night AND Saturday night dinner tickets only. NO fishing. $35    
Add $25 per person late fee after June 25.

LDA Foundation Registration Cancellation Policy: No refunds or registration transfers after pre-registration deadline of June 25, 2019.

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 T-Shirts (Each fishing registrant receives one t-shirt) $20    
Fishing Shirts (see below) $55    
Women's Racerback Tanks $20    
 11x14 matted print of the Fishing Rodeo logo $15    
Poster size print of the Fishing Rodeo logo $20    
NEW! Baseball Hat! $15    
NEW! Long Sleeve Dry-Fit T-shirt! $22    
Prints, posters, fishing shirts, hats, and tanks must be ordered by June 25 to receive at the Rodeo.
Otherwise, additional costs may be incurred for shipping.
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 2019 Fishing Rodeo Hat $15  2019 Fishing Shirts $55
(Rodeo logo will be placed above chest on right side.)
Mock Up Fishes  
Long Sleeve dry-fit fishing t-shirt $22

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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 7833 Office Park Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

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 2019 Sponsors (as of 3-22-19):



  Premier Events Partners  
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K.B. Kaufmann & Co., Inc.

 Gold Sponsor:

Henry Schein, Inc.

In-Kind Donations: 

Bonfolk Collective, Brown & Brown Association Services Professionals, Kendra Scott, Mimosa Handcrafted, Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, Golden Nugget Lake Charles, The Audubon Group, Raising Cane's, Dr. Kristi Soileau, Drs. Nelson & Sally Daly, The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, Bowie Outfitters, and Louisiana Art & Science Museum, The Audubon Group-Morgan Stanley, IP Casino Resort Spa, Hilton Pensacola Beach, Loft18, Top Golf, SFT, Dr. Michael Maginnis, Theodent, Alex DeGenova, Three Roll Estate, Hilton Baton Rouge, Louisiana Society of Periodontists, Vivid Ink, Superior Bait & Tackle

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Gold Sponsor: Henry Schein, Inc.

LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo – Official Rules – July 18-20, 2019

PLEASE NOTE:   3-DAY RODEO. Dates for the Annual LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo are Thursday-Saturday, July 18-20, 2019.  The Official Weigh Master must check all fish, before 6 p.m. on July 20.  Scales are open on Friday and Saturday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. On-site registration will end at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 19. 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. 
19. On-site registration will end at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 19. 
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 20 to enter a fish. NO EXCEPTIONS. 
21. Weigh-ins will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Friday, July 19, and 4:30 to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 20. 
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.

2018 LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo Winners
Best Fishermen in the State Award - Greater Baton Rouge
1st 2nd 3rd
Redfish Dale Spiers
Brown & Brown
Dr. Kenny Wilkinson
Baton Rouge
Dr. Kenny Wilkinson
Baton Rouge
Redfish Stringer Domonic Bedo
Brown & Brown

Speckled Trout

Dr. Lance Savoie
Dr. Kenny Wilkinson
Baton Rouge
Tracy Henderson
Baton Rouge


Winston Doussan
Baton Rouge
David Gautreaux
Baton Rouge
David Gautreaux
Baton Rouge

Mangrove Snapper

Alex DeGenova
Gerry DeGenova
Dr. Doug Ber
Red Snapper
Dr. Nick Rauber
Baton Rouge
Dr. Nick Rauber
Baton Rouge 
Artic Sutherland

Trout Stringer

Dr. Lance Savoie


Matt Aicklen (warsaw) 
Baton Rouge
Dr. Nick Rauber (warsaw)
Baton Rouge
Dr. Nick Rauber (yellowedge)
Baton Rouge
Yellowfin Abram Glaser
Baton Rouge
Artie Sutherland 
Baton Rouge

Abram Glaser
Baton Rouge
Mahi Mahi Joseph McDavid
Baton Rouge
Kids (15 & under) Payton Blair (redfish)
Brown & Brown
Nathan Savoie (sheepshead) Acadiana
Jacob Weaver (sheepshead)
Note: Weights in pounds and ounces.


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

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..


A Day in Paradise
Capt. Pete Besson
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Bent Rod Offshore
Capt. Kenny Heikanp

Bon Chance Fishing
Capt. Bobby Chouest
(Inland, Coastal)

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

Calmwater Charters
Capt. Danny Wray
(Inland, Coastal)

Cast & Catch
Capt. Darren Anselmi
(Inland, Coastal)

Dream Catcher Guide Service
Capt. “D”
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Fish Commander
Capt. Lance Walker

Capt. Barry Schexnaydre
(Inland, Coastal)

Fish On Charters
Capt. Lonnie McCormick
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Follow Me Charters
Capt. Edward Cerise
(Inland, Coastal)

For Petes Sake
Capt. Carl Peter Boggs
(Inland, Coastal)

Full Draw Bowfishing
Capt. Craig Pizani
(Inland, Coastal)

Good Times Charters
Capt. Jake Scardino
(Inland, Coastal)

Gotcha Charters
Capt. Bobby Terrebonne

Gotta Go Fishing Charters
Capt. Ricky Watts
(Inland, Coastal)

Go Get ‘Em Charters
Capt. Jody Auenson

Hawk Eye Fishing Charters Inc.
Capt. John Aucoin
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

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

Hard Times Charters
Capt. Mark Scardino
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Hook’em Fishing
Capt. Jay Auseve
(Inland, Coastal)

Hot Rods Guide Service
Capt. Craig Bielkiewicz
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Laid Back Charter
Capt. Frank Dreher
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

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

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

Pure Pleasure Offshore Charter Fishing
Capt. Bobby
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

Reel Screamers Guide Service
Capt. Daryl Carpenter
(Inland, Coastal, Offshore)

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7833 Office Park Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 926-1986  |  (800) 388-6642
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7833 Office Park Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 926-1986  |  (800) 388-6642
 Fax (225) 926-1886