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The Best of Louisiana Outdoors

Our annual poll seeks to give recognition to the best of the Louisiana Outdoors Industry. The inaugural poll in 2014 was well-received with much participation, so we are back again to discover and honor the best of 2015.

  • Nominations:
    1/15/2016 - 2/7/2016
  • Voting:
    2/10/2016 - 2/29/2016
  • Results:
    March 2015

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED !

The voting process for the 2015 Best of LA Outdoors is over!

CONGRATS TO CARL HARBERT, WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY!

Carl Harbert and 5 friends won an offshore fishing trip and luxury lodging with Homerun Charters of Venice, LA!

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PRESENTS

Your Votes

BOLO relies entirely on the participation of you, Louisiana's outdoor enthusiasts, to allow us to determine the best of Louisiana's outdoors industry.Your votes will determine who wins and is ultimately recognized as one of Louisiana's best.

Participation Perks

Throughout the nomination and voting periods, we will be providing all sorts of great prizes to those who participate.

Louisiana's Best

Our primary purpose is to provide recognition to the people, brands, and businesses that deserve it most. Winners of each category will receive an official BOLO Certificate along with promotion through our various channels.

2015 Results

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 BEST OF LOUISIANA OUTDOORS WINNERS.

Best in Boating

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Best Bait & Tackle

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Apparel

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Lagniappe

VIEW RESULTS

Best Fishing Guides

VIEW RESULTS

Best Marinas

VIEW RESULTS
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Giveaway Prizes

Last Chance to Win Big

The Best of Louisiana Outdoors 2015 is coming to a close... and we have a survey here to get some feedback on the event and a few prizes left to giveaway, including our 2nd Grand Prize:

The last charter trip giveaway—the Offshore Venice Trip for 6 with Capt. Brett Ryan plus lodging at Lighthouse Lodge—will be awarded to a survey respondent who provides the best specific feedback.

The two remaining marine electronic giveaway prizes will be awarded to randomly selected survey participants:

  • RAYMARINE DRAGONFLY 4DV WITH TRANSDUCER
  • STANDARD COMMUNICATIONS FIXED MOUNT VHF RADIO

Respondents have until 6pm Thursday April 7 to fill it out and be eligible for the Offshore Venice trip giveaway. The Winner will be announced Saturday morning April 9 on Outdoors with Don Dubuc and posted here on Sunday.

Any questions, please let us know. Thanks for your participation.

Offshore trip with Brett Ryan

Make a pilgrimage to Venice, LA and chase monster yellowfin with Capt. Brett Ryan on his 33’ Freeman. Trip includes 2 nights stay at the beautiful Lighthouse Lodge & Villas.

WINNER: DAVID GREENE

Offshore Fishing Trip for 6
Louisiana Charter Boat Association

FILL OUT THE BELOW SURVEY FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THE Offshore Venice Trip for 6 with Capt. Brett Ryan plus lodging at Lighthouse Lodge!

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THANKS FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION AND FEEDBACK!


Browse all Prizes

3 Nights Lodging

Three nights' lodging at a private villa in Lighthouse Lodge & Villas in Venice, Louisiana.

WINNER: Craig Dore

3 Nights Lodging
Lighthouse Lodge & Villas

Bayou Adventure Kayak Trip

Includes vest, paddle, map, drop off and pickup to Bayou Lacombe. Your kayak will be outfitted with a crate and rod holders at no extra charge.

WINNER: Kelley Taylor

Kayak Trip for 4
Bayou Adventure

Biloxi Fishing Trip with Mike Gallo

Spend a day stalking redfish in the Biloxi Marsh with Captain Mike Gallo winner of “Best Guide” in the 2014 Best of Louisiana Outdoors.

WINNER: CHRIS JOHNSTON

BILOXI MARSH Trip for 2
Capt. Mike Gallo

Inshore Trip

Winner chooses the region to target as well as the charter guide from the Louisiana Charter Boat Association's website: lasaltwater.com

WINNER: RICHARD ZIEGLER

2 Days Inshore Fishing Trip
Louisiana Charter Boat Association

2 Day Inshore Fishing Trip

Winner chooses the region to target as well as the charter guide from the Louisiana Charter Boat Association's website: lasaltwater.com

WINNER: John Gauthier

2 Days Inshore Fishing Trip
Louisiana Charter Boat Association

VHF Radios

(2) Standard HX-400 Handheld VHF Radios, retail value of $333.00 each.

1. Russell Chargualaf

2. Anthony Alexander

(2) Standard HX-400 Handheld VHF Radios
SEA-TRAC MARINE ELECTRONICS

VHF Radio

Raymarine Ray-260 Fixed Mount VHF radio, retail value of $699.

WINNER: Shawn Walsh

Raymarine Ray-260 Fixed Mount VHF radio
SEA-TRAC MARINE ELECTRONICS

Grand Prize Trip

Spend the day with Home Run Charters reeling in giant game fish out of Venice, LA and then return to their upscale, all-inclusive lodging at Venice Marina to unwind in style.

WINNER: Carl Harbert

Offshore Fishing Trip for 6 & Luxury Lodging
HOMERUN CHARTERS

Raymarine Dragonfly

Raymarine Dragonfly 4dv Fishfinder with transducer, retail value of $249.00.

WINNER: Scott Freshwater

Raymarine Dragonfly 4dv with transducer
SEA-TRAC MARINE ELECTRONICS

VHF Radio

(2) Standard Communications fixed Mount VHF Radios, retail value of $249 each.

WINNER (1): Jamie Woodard

WINNER (2): Aj Massey

(2) Standard Communications fixed Mount VHF Radios
SEA-TRAC MARINE ELECTRONICS

Hunting Reds

2 nights lodging and 2 days of inshore fishing for 2 anglers with Capt. Mark Richards.

WINNER: Jeff Glines

2 Nights Lodging and 2 Days Fishing
Hunting Red Fishing Charter, LLC

Offshore trip with Brett Ryan

Make a pilgrimage to Venice, LA and chase monster yellowfin with Capt. Brett Ryan on his 33’ Freeman. Trip includes 2 nights stay at the beautiful Lighthouse Lodge & Villas.

WINNER: David Greene

Offshore Fishing Trip for 6
Louisiana Charter Boat Association

2015 Categories

Best of Louisiana Outdoors

We've selected categories to provide a well-rounded representation of the Louisiana Outdoors Industry, including Boating, Marinas, Bait & Tackle, Fishing Guides, and Apparel.

Best in Boating

Boats, Motors, and Marine.

Vote the Best in Louisiana boating from categories including:

  • Best Bay Boat
  • Best Bass Boat
  • Best GPS/Plotter
  • Best Outboard
  • ...and more!

Best Guides

Charter Captains & Fishing Guides

Vote for Louisiana's best fishing guides from categories including:

  • Best for Chasing Big Trout
  • Best for finding Slot Reds
  • Best with Kids & Family
  • ...and more!

Best in Marinas

Marine Services

Vote for Louisiana's best marinas from categories including:

  • Best Live Bait
  • Most Reasonable Prices
  • Best Back-down
  • Best Overall Service
  • ...and more!

Bait & Tackle

Terminal Tackle & Baits

Vote for Louisiana's best bait and tackle from categories including:

  • Best Fluorocarbon
  • Best Louisiana-born Lure
  • Best Overall Redfish Lure
  • Best Light Tackle Reel
  • ...and more!

Best in Apparel

Vote for the best brands and accessories that you trust most when enjoying the Louisiana outdoors, from categories including:

  • Best Sunglasses
  • Best Fishing Footwear
  • Best Insect Repellant
  • Best Sunscreen
  • ...and more!

Lagniappe

Everything Else

Vote for the best in categories including:

  • Best Conservation Organization
  • Best Redfish Tournament
  • Best Local Kayal Tournament
  • ...and more!

Contact

Keep In Touch

Phone: (504) 512-1946

3501 Post Oak Ave
New Orleans, LA 70131, United States

info@bestoflaoutdoors.com
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