What does it take to win a brand new 2009 Texas Redfish Series edition Majek Skiff powered by a 75hp Evinrude E-TEC motor with over $6,000 in added features? The answer is: a first place finish at any of the five stops of the 2009 Cabela's Texas Redfish Series. Simrod Outdoors kicks off its fifth season of the Texas Redfish Series with an exciting announcement. The series has teamed up with Majek boats and Evinrude motors to give away a first place prize package worth over $25,000 at each of its five stops this season.
Along with Majek and Evinrude, Simrod Outdoors is proud to announce the addition of several new sponsors, including Foreverlast Hunting and Fishing Products, Baumann Propellers, the Chiller Livewell System, Stiffy Products, Coastline Trailers and Compadres Signs and Boat Wraps. The series will visit five Texas communities including: Port Aransas, Rockport, Matagorda, Port Lavaca and Corpus Christi. Designed for anglers of all backgrounds and skill levels, the Cabela's Texas Redfish Series gives fishing enthusiasts a chance to come together for an exciting one-day event. 125 two-person teams have a chance at winning over $50,000 in cash and prizes at each event. The format for the tournament trail includes a live weigh-in with two-fish, artificial lures only and participants are allowed to wade-fish. The entry fee per team is $400.00 per tournament, and one-in-five teams will earn prize money.
The Cabela's Texas Redfish Series is part of the Texas Saltwater Series tournament trail, the largest saltwater tournament trail in Texas. Coverage of the tournaments will be broadcast to 9.5 million subscribers on the Texas Saltwater Series Fishing Show which airs on FSN Southwest (Fox Sports Southwest). Viewers can tune in every Wednesday morning at 6:00 AM to catch the action. The series is produced by Simrod Outdoors which also produces the Cabela's Texas Trout Series, Cabela's Texas Kayak Series and Cabela's Texas Kid's Series. The new sponsors join existing sponsors including Cabela's, Texas Saltwater Fishing Magazine, Castaway Fishing Rods, Strike Pro Lures, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Navionics, Power Pole, Bluff's Landing Marina & Lodge, Shimano and Texas Tops Aluminum Fabrication. For more information about the tournaments and television program, visit www.saltwaterseries.com.