Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo pivots to fishing-only event

The Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo is still on for Aug. 6-8, but Louisiana’s continuing struggles with covid-19 has forced some last minute changes.

The normally crowd-friendly event that includes live music, food vendors and drinks at the Empire Boat Harbor has been changed to a fishing-only event at Delta Marina.

“In consideration of what’s best for the community we figured it’s better to scale it back,” said co-organizer Jeff Edgecombe. “All of our sponsors have been phenomenal about it and we want to thank them. We couldn’t do it without them.”



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