Red River Waterway Commission reopens area boat ramps in Shreveport and Bossier
7/17/2017

Red River Waterway Commission reopens boat ramps in Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes
7/13/2017

High water temporarily closes boat launches on Red River
7/12/2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS as of June 19, 2017
6/19/2017

Boat Ramps in Caddo and Bossier Parishes reopened
5/15/2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS as of May 15, 2017
5/15/2017

High water temporarily closes boat launches in Caddo and Bossier Parishes
5/2/2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS as of May 2, 2017
5/2/2017

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR GRAND ECORE RV PARK OPERATOR
10/19/2016

Bass fingerlings released into Red River
10/13/2016

Temporary ramp closure on Red River in Caddo Parish
9/1/2016

Alexandria Levee Park boat ramp now open to public
9/1/2016

STATUS OF RED RIVER BOAT RAMPS: as of August 19, 2016
8/19/2016

Red River Waterway Commission reopens two boat ramps in Shreveport and Bossier
7/1/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of July 1, 2016
7/1/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of June 28, 2016
6/28/2016

Red River Waterway Commission reopens majority of area boat ramps
6/24/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of June 24, 2016
6/24/2016

High water temporarily closes boat launches on Red River
6/3/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of June 3, 2016
6/3/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of June 1, 2016
6/1/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of May 26, 2016
5/26/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of May 24, 2016
5/24/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of May 5, 2016
5/5/2016

Tug Boats on the Mighty Red River
5/3/2016

High water temporarily closes boat launches on Red River
4/22/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of April 21, 2016
4/21/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of April 15, 2016
4/15/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of April 4, 2016
4/4/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of March 30, 2016
3/30/2016

Could Captain Shreve foresee Red River as economic engine for region?
3/18/2016

RED RIVER: Status of Boat Ramps as of March 11, 2016
3/11/2016

High water temporarily closes boat launches on Red River
3/10/2016

MARKETING DIRECTOR APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
2/25/2016

MORE BOAT RAMPS & RECREATION AREA NOW OPEN
2/15/2016

High water temporarily closes boat launches on Red River
12/4/2015

High water temporarily closed some boat launches on Red River
12/1/2015

High water temporarily closes several boat launches in Caddo and Bossier Parish
11/19/2015

Red River Waterway Commission reopens Boyce Recreation Area
11/9/2015

Boyce Recreation Area temporarily closed for maintenance
10/27/2015

Red River Waterway Commission re-opens upstream boat ramp at Stoner Avenue Recreation Area
10/26/2015

Fort Buhlow access road to close temporarily for maintenance
10/11/2015

RED RIVER: STATUS OF BOAT RAMPS - AS OF OCTOBER 5, 2015
10/5/2015

Red River Waterway: Economic Impact Update summary
8/17/2015

RED RIVER: HIGH WATER EVENT 2015
6/5/2015

Red River Waterway Commission closes boat ramps due to high water
5/13/2015

5th Annual Red River Cleanup - Saturday, November 8, 2014
10/8/2014

Port of Alexandria searching for Executive Director
9/8/2014

STAFF ENGINEER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
8/12/2014

Vegetation Control Booms installed in Saline Bayou
7/8/2014

Shreveport and Bossier City public boat launches re-opened to public
5/27/2014

The Economic Impact of the Red River Waterway: An Update
5/14/2014

Red River Waterway Commission re-opens boat ramps in Caddo and Bossier parishes
1/2/2014

28,000 bass fingerlings released into Red River
11/25/2013

Red River Waterway Commission exploring alternative approach for giant salvinia
9/27/2013

Red River Waterway Commission approves development of additional disc golf course
8/22/2013

FLW Bass Fishing Championship on Red River August 15th - 18th
8/12/2013

House Concurrent Resolution 109
6/13/2013

Boat ramps in Caddo and Bossier reopened again
6/12/2013

Red River Waterway Commission awards Sci-Port $51,225 for Title I 4th graders in seven parishes to visit Center
5/17/2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Hearings on Reduced Lock Service
4/2/2013

Benteler Steel/Tube Receives National Recognition
3/15/2013

Texas Kayaker recalls trip down Red River
3/5/2013

First Disc Golf Tournament in Cenla at Lake Buhlow November 10th
10/31/2012

U.S. Rep. Alexander speaks to Rotary Club on value of Red River
8/8/2012

Golf Disc Course opens at Fort Buhlow Recreation Area
6/14/2012

Louisiana ports support more than 396,000 jobs in state, study shows
5/22/2012

Red River makes Bassmaster's top 100
4/25/2012

Red River Waterway Commission re-opens all public boat launches
4/19/2012

Port of Shreveport-Bossier transformer offload
2/27/2012

Louisiana Climbs in Business Climate Ranking
11/4/2011

Northwest LA economy growing: New Jersey - based manufacturer to build facility at Port of Shreveport-Bossier
8/1/2011

Explore the Red River with a free iPhone app.
5/25/2011

Bassmaster Classic 2012
4/27/2011

 

 

 

 

FLW Bass Fishing Championship on Red River August 15th - 18th

8/12/2013

FLW Bass Fishing Championship on Red River August 15th - 18th


NEWS RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Chris Jay, Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau

cjay@sbctb.org

(318) 429-0658

June 26, 2013

2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup Releases Details of Upcoming Tournament and Expo

Event will include seminars, celebrity appearances, giveaways and more, Aug. 15-18 in Shreveport-Bossier

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, LA – Organizers have announced details of the 2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup, which will be held on the Red River in Shreveport-Bossier, Aug. 15-18. In addition to daily launches at Red River South Marina and weigh-ins at CenturyLink Center, FLW Outdoors’ most prestigious bass fishing tournament of the year will include the FLW Expo at Shreveport Convention Center. The outdoor industry’s premier expo, the FLW Expo offers fans a busy schedule of celebrity appearances, educational seminars, giveaways and more. For complete information on the 2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup, visit www.forrestwoodcup.com. Recently-announced highlights of the event schedule include:

Educational Seminars

Throughout the 2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup, a variety of free, educational seminars will be held during the FLW Expo at Shreveport Convention Center. A seminar focusing on antique fishing lures will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, with the first 30 fans in attendance receiving a free lure. Pro fishing legend and outdoor television host Hank

Parker will present a fishing seminar at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, with the first 30 fans in

attendance receiving a free lure. A total of 10 fishing seminars will be presented during the FLW Expo, many of which will include free lure giveaways for the first 30 fans admitted. The FLW Expo will be held, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Aug. 16-18. Admission is free.

Meet Swamp People™ Cast Members

On Saturday, Aug. 17, Swamp People™ on History® cast members Troy Broussard and Chase Landry will join FLW College Fishing teams from Lamar University and LSU Shreveport for the “Bossier City Battle,” a fishing contest which will launch from Earl G. Williamson Park on Caddo Lake at 7 a.m. Following the “Bossier City Battle”, Swamp People™ cast members Troy Broussard and Harlan Hatcher will meet fans and sign autographs at the FLW Expo, 12-4 p.m. Fans will have a second opportunity to meet Swamp People™ cast members when Troy Landry, Chase Landry, Troy Broussard and Harlan Hatcher meet fans and sign autographs, 12-4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, at the FLW Expo.

Dylan Scott Concert

Up-and-coming country star Dylan Scott will perform a free concert, 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18 at CenturyLink Center, immediately prior to the tournament's final weigh-in. A 22-year-old native of Bastrop, La., Scott is signed to Sidewalk Records in Nashville.

Giveaways

The first 500 children ages 14 and under to be admitted to the FLW Expo on Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18 will receive a free rod and reel courtesy of 1130 AM The Tiger. Ranger, Mercury and Evinrude will be offering free test rides at Red River South Marina, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18, with the first 50 Evinrude test ride participants receiving a free t-shirt. One lucky fan will win a new Ranger Z520 powered by a 250 horsepower Mercury following the final weigh-in at CenturyLink Center on Sunday, Aug. 18. Entry forms will be available at the front

entrance of the FLW Expo at Shreveport Convention Center.

For complete details of the 2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup, visit www.forrestwoodcup.com. For more information on Shreveport-Bossier, including restaurants, hotels and entertainment, visit www.shreveport-bossier.org.

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