IFA Louisiana Division events set for March 2-3
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (February 26, 2019) -Inshore anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding regions will converge at Lafitte, Louisiana, March 2-3, for the season-opening events for the Louisiana Division of the 2019 IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour.
The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s will begin its activities on Friday, March 1, with tournament registration from 5-7 p.m. at Jean Lafitte Harbor (4932 Kenal Rd., Lafitte LA 70067) followed by the captain’s meeting. Anglers will launch from the harbor at safe light on Saturday, March 2, and return to the harbor for the weigh-in. Check-in times will be assigned at Friday’s captain’s meeting.
Competitors in the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour will have registration from 6-7 p.m. with captains meeting to follow on Saturday, March 2, at Jean Lafitte Harbor. Anglers will launch Sunday, March 3, from the location of their choice. The weigh-in is set for 3 p.m. at Jean Lafitte Harbor.
Continuing to draw inshore anglers from Texas to the Carolinas, both IFA Tours include five different divisions, each with a two-event regular season. With budget-friendly entry fees, both tours offer opportunities to compete close to home while keeping anglers’ expenses to a minimum.
In addition to nearly 200-percent payback, every regular-season IFA Redfish Tour event guarantees fully rigged RB190 Ranger boat prize package powered by a 90 horsepower, 4-stroke Mercury outboard valued at $26,706 for first place. Each IFA Kayak Fishing Tour event will feature a guaranteed $1,000 cash prize plus a Power-Pole Micro Anchor/Spike, valued at $694.95, for the winning angler.
IFA events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Mercury Marine, Garmin, Berkley Gulp!, Berkley Gulp! Alive!, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Navionics, Power-Pole, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, ATLAS, G-Juice, and Powertex Group.