Monday, April 30, 2018

What's happening this week - 4/29

On Tuesday, the Acadiana Fly Rodders hold their monthly meeting at Grace Presbyterian Church Hall on 415 Roselawn Blvd in Lafayette. Time is 6:30pm. Guests are welcome.

On Wednesday, the Pontchartrain Basin Fly Fishers hold their monthly meeting at Abita Brew Pub on 72011 Holly Street in Abita Springs. Gathering starts at 6:00pm, meeting at 6:30pm.  Guests are welcome. For more info, go to

Starting Friday afternoon, it's the 7th annual "Bass On The Fly" fly fishing tournament at Lake Fork Marina in Alba, Texas. It's a CPR tournament with total length of five longest (5) largemouth bass with divisions for Boat and Kayak.  Entry fee is $60 and can be done online at or onsite Friday. Friday afternoon there's casting games, kayak demos, and from 2:00pm to 6:00pm is the annual Sunfish Tournament (optional $10 entry) followed by the Captains meeting and fishing report. Saturday is bass tournament day with weigh-in at 2:00pm followed by awards and door prizes. For more info, go to

On Saturday, it's the Lafayette Kayak Fishing Club's annual "Oak Point Classic" kayak fishing tournament out of PAC Kayak Rentals in Pointe-aux-Chenes. The tournament is open to the public. Format is for heaviest 2 redfish. For more info, go to

Also on Saturday, Pack and Paddle in Lafayette will hold a free Kayak Demo Day at Vermillionville Pond. Time is 10:00am to 2:00pm. Boats will include Jackson, Hobie, Native, Wilderness and more. For more info, go to