Redfish tournament series inks deal gaining access to waters deemed private

The Elite Redfish Series announced last week it had reached agreement with a landowner in Southwest Louisiana to provide access to tidal water the landowner says is private. The series said in a Facebook post competitors in this weekend's Elite Redfish Classic Kick-Off would be granted limited access to the tract, but anglers fighting for access rights throughout the Louisiana coast say the move sets a dangerous precedent.

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