The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s will begin its activities on Friday, March 29, with tournament registration from 5-7 p.m. at Port Aransas City Marina Pavilion (301 JC Barr Blvd., Port Aransas, TX 78373) followed by the captain’s meeting. Anglers will launch from the marina at safe light on Saturday, March 30, and return to the marina 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 30, at Port Aransas City Marina Pavilion. Anglers will launch Sunday, March 31, from the location of their choice. The weigh-in is set for 3 p.m. at Port Aransas City Marina Pavilion.
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.
For more information or to become a member of the IFA, the fastest-growing inshore fishing tournament series in the United States, go online to www.ifatours.com.