Goin’ Fishing


RA fishers Kelson Simon, left, and Kyle Wilson show of their catch from the B.A.S.S. Fishing Tournament, which qualified them for State.


Riverside Academy students Kyle Wilson and Kelson Simon and Social Studies teacher Jon DeRoche are going fishing this weekend for a state championship.

The two members of the first Riverside Fishing Team qualified for the B.A.S.S State Championship, a two-day tournament to be held May 7-8 at Dorian’s Landing in Morgan City. Wilson and Simon qualified for the State Tournament by finishing seventh at their first ever B.A.S.S Tournament competition in February. They are coached by Mr. DeRoche.