2015 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference: Climate Change Adaptation
Field Trip #1

2015 - AWRA Summer Specialty Conference: Climate Change Adaptation
Fishing Trip/Tournament
Louisiana Bayou Bay Mixed Bag Fishing

Fishing 2The Bayous surrounding New Orleans offer some of the most exciting salt water fishing in the world. Observe the internal levee structures and oil/gas infrastructure of Lake Salvador and Bayou Perot while plying the waters in search of a mixed bag of speckled trout and red fish.

Participants will be picked up at the Hyatt Regency French Quarter hotel on Sunday June 14th at 6:00 am for a short drive to Griffin Fishing Charters Lodge (http://louisianafishingcharters.com) in Barataria, LA (24 miles). You must purchase the required 3 day non-resident license prior to the day of the trip. It can be purchased on-line at the above mentioned website for approx. $10.00. Do not purchase the license until you receive formal confirmation that the trip will go as scheduled from Joe Pfeiffer, the trip coordinator, which will be approximately 10 days prior to the conference.

Fishing 1Breakfast will be provided prior to boarding the 24' bay boats (4 people per boat) for 6 hours of fishing. All rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice, and soft drinks are provided. Upon return to the docks fish will be cleaned and a shore lunch/dinner will wrap up the day before you will be taken back to the hotel (estimated return time 3pm). Trophies will be given for largest fish (Individual - either kept or released) and most fish caught (boat - kept and released), plus conference bragging rights. Total cost is $235 (plus license and guide tip) per person.

The fishing trip coordinator is Joe Pfeiffer, Ecosystems Dynamics Practice Leader, KCI Technology, Inc. To register and reserve your spot on the trip please send an email to Joe no later than May 26th, 2015 (joe.Pfeiffer@kci.com). Please let him know that you are registering for the AWRA fishing trip and provide him with your current contact information.

AWRA reserves the right to cancel the fishing trip if the minimum number of participants is not met.