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    IFA Louisiana Division events set for May 18-19th, 2013

    LIZELLA, Ga. (April 26th, 2013) - Inshore anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding regions will meet at Empire, LA.,
    May 18th-19th for the 2013 Louisiana Division season-opening events of the IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing.

    Both tour events will operate out of The Delta Marina, 317 Rose Marie Drive, Empire, LA. 70050. The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's will begin its activities on Friday, May 17th, with tournament registration from 5-7 p.m. followed by the captain's meeting. Anglers will launch from The Delta Marina at safe light on Saturday, May 18th, with check-in times assigned at Friday's captain's meeting.

    Competitors in the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing will have registration from 6-7 p.m. with captains meeting to follow on Saturday, May 18th, at The Delta Marina. Anglers will launch Sunday from the location of their choice. Weigh-ins will be at The Delta Marina. Check in times will be announced at Saturday's captain's meeting.

    Continuing to draw inshore anglers from Texas to the Carolinas, both IFA Redfish Tours include five different divisions, each with a two-event regular season. With budget-friendly entry fees, the two tours offer opportunities to compete close to home while keeping anglers' expenses to a minimum.

    Every regular-season IFA Redfish Tour presented by Cabela's tournament winner will take home a fully loaded 2013 Ranger Banshee Extreme, valued at $30,000. Winners of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing will win $1,500 guaranteed.

    For more information or to become a member of the IFA, visit To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing go to

    To contact The Delta Marina, call (504) 657-5197. The Mailing address of The Delta Marina is P.O. Box 849, Port Sulphur, LA, 70083. Fax# (504) 657-5116 email

    IFA events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Cabela's, Lucas Oil, Yamaha Outboards, RAM, Gulp!, Gulp! Alive, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Power-Pole, Livingston Lures, Amphibia, Arctic Ice, Protect the Harvest, Bob's Machine Shop, Blue Point Fabrication, Powertex Group and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and The Delta Marina.