Sportsman's Bass Club of Southwest Louisiana

President:  JD Milstead                             Sec / Treas:  Brian Phelps

207 Hightower Road

DeRidder, LA  70634

Our next meeting will be May 25 at 6:30pm at the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office training center.


Vice President:  Steve Burks                     Weigh Master:  Jay Rougeau


Brad Lewing and Danny Hicks teamed together for first place stringer.  Their best 5 bass weighed 30 pounds even!!

We held our fourth tournament of the year on April 25th at Toledo Bend out of Big Bass Marina.  Winners pictured left to right are:  1st place team Brad Lewing & Danny Hicks - 30.00 lbs, 1st place Brad Lewing - 22.99 lbs, 2nd place Danny Hicks - 17.85 lbs, 3rd place Tony & Cameron Goodeaux - 13.69 lbs.

Brad Lewing caught the big bass of the tournament weighing in at 8.27 lbs.

The Sportsman's Bass Club presented two $500 cash scholarships to DeRidder High School graduating seniors Claudia Rouleau and Rebecca Richmond.  The students were asked to write brief essays about what the great outdoors means to them.  Claudia will be attending Northwestern State University in the fall, and she will be majoring in Nursing.  Rebecca will also be attending Northwestern in the fall, and she will be majoring in Psychology.  Pictured left to right are:  Brian Phelps - Sec/Treas, Claudia Rouleau, JD Milstead - President, Rebecca Richmond, Steve Burks - Vice President.  The Bass Club would like to congratulate Claudia and Rebecca, and wish them both the best of luck with their continuing education!

April 25th Tournament Results

2015 Cash Scholarships

10.43 pound bass!!

Club member Gary Wilson is pictured holding his free replica of the 10.43 pound bass he caught on

July 14, 2014 at Toledo Bend.  Gary was presented with the free replica at the McDonald's Tournament

at Toledo Bend on May 17.  You can read about the big fish catch here:

Congratulations Gary!!