2019 STAR Leaderboard
Official Final Results

All prizes were awarded at the STAR Awards Banquet on October 17, 2019, in Baton Rouge.

Speckled Trout – East
The winner of the heaviest overall speckled trout wins a 2140 Sport Nautic Star with 150hp Mercury Four-Stroke. Next three heaviest fish, one per division, win: 1910 RG NauticStar with 90hp Mercury four-stroke.  Each division second place wins: $5,000 tackle package, each division third place wins $2,500 tackle package. Sponsored by: Nautic Star.

1.Graydon Hall
6.26 LBS
Cypress Cove Marina
2.Charles Gordon
5.76 LBS
Cypress Cove Marina
3.Andrew Haase
5.76 LBS
Hopedale Marina
***See Rule #9 for more information regarding a tie ***

Speckled Trout – Southeast
The winner of the heaviest overall speckled trout wins a 2140 Sport Nautic Star with 150hp Mercury Four-Stroke. Next three heaviest fish, one per division, win: 1910 RG NauticStar with 90hp Mercury four-stroke.  Each division second place wins: $5,000 tackle package, each division third place wins $2,500 tackle package. Sponsored by: Nautic Star.

1.Jeff Dempster
6.32 LBS
Bridgeside Marina
2.Jason Boh
6.10 LBS
Bridgeside Marina
3.Ritney Bergeron
5.90 LBS
Bridgeside Marina

Speckled Trout – Southwest
The winner of the heaviest overall speckled trout wins a 2140 Sport Nautic Star with 150hp Mercury Four-Stroke. Next three heaviest fish, one per division, win: 1910 RG NauticStar with 90hp Mercury four-stroke.  Each division second place wins: $5,000 tackle package, each division third place wins $2,500 tackle package. Sponsored by: Nautic Star.

1.Lorrie Ardoin
4.65 LBS
Don’s Boat Landing
2.Kevin Meche
4.25 LBS
Gulfway Sporting Goods
3.Sean Day
3.62 LBS
Dago’s

Speckled Trout – West
The winner of the heaviest overall speckled trout wins a 2140 Sport Nautic Star with 150hp Mercury Four-Stroke. Next three heaviest fish, one per division, win: 1910 RG NauticStar with 90hp Mercury four-stroke.  Each division second place wins: $5,000 tackle package, each division third place wins $2,500 tackle package. Sponsored by: Nautic Star.

1.Zachary Miller
6.93 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Zachary Miller
6.65 LBS
Calcasieu Point Landing
***See Rule #12 for more information about Singular Prizes***
3.Gary Fesco
5.86 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
4.Robert Pace
5.39 LBS
Calacsieu Point Landing

Flounder
The winner will receive a 16′ Weldbilt with a 40hp Mercury presented by DEKit.

1.Michael Fesco
5.79 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Joey Carnahan
5.08 LBS
Calcasieu Point Landing
3.Matt Beslin
3.82 LBS
West Marine

Mangrove Snapper
The winner will receive a $5,000 Offshore Tackle Package presented by Otto Candies LLC.

1.Eric Valenciano
13.20 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina
2.Christopher Roberts
13.06 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina
3.Gary Trahan
12.05 LBS
Don’s Boat Landing

Lemonfish
The winner will receive a $5,000 Offshore Tackle Package presented by K2 Coolers.

1.Jansen Weaver
91.45 LBS
Don’s Boat Landing
2.Christopher Duet
67.60 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina
3.Christopher Duet
65.30 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina

Dorado
The winner will receive a $5,000 Offshore Tackle Package presented by Hancock Whitney Bank.

1.Todd Reed
33.26 LBS
Sand Dollar Marina
2.Matthew Bazile
24.94 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina
3.Connor Caplinger
23.40 LBS
Cypress Cove Marina

Red Snapper
The winner will receive a $5,000 Offshore Tackle Package presented by Hancock Whitney Bank.

1.Walter Cain
27.40 LBS
Bridgeside Marina
2.Maurice Burst
25.85 LBS
Cypress Cove Marina
3.Ryne Malcom
25.54 LBS
Tradewinds Marina

Fly – East
Winners will receive a $1,500 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card, presented by Costa.

1.Graydon Hall
2.87 LBS
Hopedale Marina
***See Rule #12 for more information about Singular Prizes***
2.Victor Tedesco III
2.46 LBS
Sand Dollar Marina
3.Victor Tedesco III
2.36 LBS
Sand Dollar Marina

Fly– West
Winners will receive a $1,500 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card, presented by Costa.

1.Scott Bienvenu
1.17 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Jeffrey Lynn Ferguson
1.04 LBS
West Marine
3.Alan Logan
0.99 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina

Ladies Only Speckled Trout- East
Winner receives a $2,500 travel voucher, sponsored by Atchafalaya Crawfish Processing.

1.Zelita Cristina
4.92 LBS
Bridgeside Marina
2.Terry Parker
3.80 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina
3.Candace Lantier
3.54 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina

Ladies Only Speckled Trout- West
Winner receives a $2,500 travel voucher, sponsored by Atchafalaya Crawfish Processing.

1.Ashley Foti
5.47 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Mallory Jessop
4.09 LBS
West Marine
3.Denise Angelle
3.6 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina

Kayak – East
The winner will receive a Hobie Mirage Compass. Presented by Hobie.

1.Tyler Drude
5.55 LBS
Chag’s
2.Andrew Haase
4.80 LBS
Hopedale Marina
3.Christopher Guidry
4.13 LBS
Hopedale Marina

Kayak– Southeast
The winner will receive a Hobie Mirage Compass. Presented by Hobie.

1.Joshua Redd
5.10 LBS
Gail’s Bait Shop
2.Lance Burgos
4.10 LBS
Bridgeside Marina
3.Lance Burgos
3.46 LBS
Gail’s Bait Shop

Kayak – Southwest
The winner will receive a Hobie Mirage Compass. Presented by Hobie.

1.Michael Godley
2.56 LBS
Gulfway Sporting Goods
2.Chris Andrus
2.26 LBS
Gulfway Sporting Goods
3.Gairi Williamson
0.78 LBS
Dago’s

Kayak – West
The winner will receive a Hobie Mirage Compass. Presented by Hobie.

1.Doug Menefee
4.45 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Luke Beslin
4.18 LBS
Hackberry Fish Camp & Marina
3.Butch Ridgedell
3.67 LBS
Hackberry Fish Camp & Marina

Sheepshead- East
Winner receives a $1,500 Academy Sports + Outdoors Gift Card, sponsored by Okuma.

1.Chas Champagne
9.22 LBS
Rigolet’s Bait & Seafood
2.Dr. Mike Kleamenakis
8.30 LBS
Chag’s Fishing & Marine
3.Dawson Lee
7.60 LBS
Port Fourchon Marina

Sheepshead- West
Winner receives a $1,500 Academy Sports + Outdoors Gift Card, sponsored by Okuma.

1.David Herard
5.75 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Douglas Frey
5.56 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
3.Kyle Krienke
5.35 LBS
Calcasieu Point Landing

Youth DivisionSpeckled Trout/Flounder
Winners will win a 14′ Weldbilt with 15hp Mercury motor and McClain Trailer. Sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

East Division Winner: Taylor Hancock
Southeast Division Winner: Kaleb Aucoin
Southwest Division Winner: Pierce Boffy
West Division Winner: Nicholas England

Tagged Redfish
The first registered entrant to catch a tagged redfish wins a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. 2nd Entrant wins a 35’ Kodiak RV; 3rd– 5th entrants to catch a tagged redfish win 2140 Sport NauticStar with 150hp Mercury four-stroke. 6th-10th entrants to catch a tagged redfish win a 1754 GatorTail Extreme Series with 40hp EFI motor. Sponsored by: Super Chevy Dealers of Baton Rouge, Acadiana and New Orleans, GatorTail and Bent’s RV.

1.Nicholas Varnado
Hopedale Marina

Calcasieu Calcutta
Winners will win a $500 Academy Sports & Outdoors Giftcard.  Winner is based on heaviest Speckled Trout that is kept alive, and  weighed in at one of the eligible weigh stations and is released alive.  

1.Dustin Landry
5.61 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
2.Chad Beach
4.49 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina
3.Brittney Drinkard
3.61 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina

Bank Fishing
Heaviest speckled trout wins: 16’ Weldbilt with 40 hp Mercury four-stroke. Sponsored by Flambeau Outdoors.

1.Dusty Brown
6.18 LBS
Calacasieu Point Landing
2.Woody Gros
5.06 LBS
Chag’s
3.Jimmy Leblanc
4.33 LBS
Hackberry Fishing Camp & Marina