2023 Ray Scott National Championship
Red River, Shreveport LA April 1-8, 2023
Schedule of Events:
Online Registration: Begins November 29, 2022, through March 11, 2023, entries received after March 11th will be assessed a $25 late fee. Late registrations will be accepted by calling ABA Headquarters through March 24, 2023, no entries will be accepted after March 24th.
Off Limits: from sunset on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – until safelight on Saturday, April 1, 2023.
Official Practice: Safelight Saturday, April 1, 2023 until 3:00 pm Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Marina & Launch Ramp: Red River South Marina, 250 Red River South Marina Rd, Bossier City, LA 71112 – Tel: 318-747-9545
AOY Dinner (Invitation only): 5:30 pm Monday, April 3rd – Margaritaville- Paradise Theatre Address: 777 Margaritaville Way Bossier City, LA
Onsite Check-in (mandatory): 3:00-5:00 pm - Tuesday, April 4th at the Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
Angler Dinner: 5:30 pm - Tuesday, April 4th at the Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
Mandatory Safety Briefing: 6:30 pm - Tuesday, April 4th at the Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
Safelight (take off) – 3:00 pm (weigh-in) Wednesday and Thursday, April 5th and 6th all anglers fish, Friday, April 7th only the top 1/2 of the field will fish. Saturday, April 8th the top 25 will fish, weigh-in time 2 pm.
Event Addresses: Red River South Marina, 250 Red River South Marina Rd, Bossier City, LA 71112 – Tel: 318-747-9545
License Information: Louisiana fishing license is required.
Creel Limit; The daily creel limit for boaters is (5) bass and for co-anglers (3) bass. The official length for bass will be 12in for Largemouth and Spotted bass.
Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission
629 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Host Hotel: Red River South Marina, 250 Red River South Marina Rd, Bossier City, LA 71112 – Tel: 318-747-9545.
Other local lodging options are at www.shreveportbossiersports.com
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