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Weigh-in: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 3, 2019

Registration Is Now Open for the Douglas Drennan Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Hosted by the McGehee Dad’s Club and Coastal Conservation Association

RODEO COMMITTEE

Jon DrennanMary SchmidtJustin Schmidt
George DrennanDavid CressonChris Roos
Peter FreemanCharlie CaplingerCharles Suhren
McCaleb BilbroNoel JohnsonScott Couvillion
John RyanJohn LagardeBilly Goode
Brian FitzpatrickRichard CurrenceDwight Acomb
Al BienvenuDavid BergeronClaiborne Perrilliat

WEIGH-IN DETAILS
The weigh-in and party will be held from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at McGehee School at 2343 Prytania St. in New Orleans on November 3, 2019, with the scales open between 2pm and 4pm. McGehee is located in a residential part of the Garden District, so parking boats will be virtually impossible. Weigh-in will be located in McGehee’s parking lot between St. Charles Ave and Prytania on First Street. To access the parking lot, enter through the gate that is on First Street, immediately behind the building on the corner.

The Gate will be open and food and refreshments will be served starting at 1:30 pm.

Weigh-in scales will open at 2:00 pm. Scales close at 4 p.m. sharp.


REGISTRATION
Online registration is now open for the McGehee Fishing Rodeo hosted by the McGehee Dads’ Club, Coastal Conservation Association and friends of Douglas Drennan.  The deadline to sign-up is November 1, 2019.

Rodeo & Registration Details
Participants may begin fishing on Friday, November 1st at 6 a.m. and may fish anywhere, there are no territorial limitations.  Weigh-in closes at 4pm sharp on Nov. 3rd, no exceptions.

Rodeo Registration includes:

  • Rodeo T-shirt
  • Thanks to Coastal Conservation Association, while supplies last, participating children under 18 will receive a fishing pole and tackle box.
  • Food and beverages
  • Weigh-in party
    • Mary & Justin Schmidt (McGehee parents and brother & sister-in-law of Douglas) and a host of McGehee Moms are providing a delicious assortment of food and drinks
    • Rodeo t-shirts and participating children’s fishing gear will be distributed only at the weigh-in party.


Rodeo Entry Fees Per Person – $20
Food and Refreshments Only – $10

CATEGORIES

ADULT
• Speckled Trout
• Stringer of Trout (not eligible for other categories)
• Redfish (16″ -27″) (no prizes for redfish or black drum over 27″)
• Flounder
• Sheepshead
• Black Drum (under 27″)
• Largemouth Bass

CHILDREN
• Speckled Trout
• Stringer of Trout (not eligible for other categories)
• Redfish (16″ -27″) (no prizes for redfish or black drum over 27″)
• Flounder
• Sheepshead
• Black Drum (under 27″)
• Redfish with most spots
• Redfish with no spots
• Catfish
• Crab
• Stringer – MOST SPECIES OF FISH
• Largemouth Bass

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