Slow and windy were the words of the day as the scales closed on the 67th Annual Terrebonne Parish Sportsman’s League Rodeo on Sunday at the East Park Recreation Center in Houma.

But slow fishing did not translate into poor fishing as a steady stream of anglers overcame less than stellar conditions and lined up at the scales.

“It was rough, windy, but we managed to get a few fish,” Lance Babin, who fished the north side of Lake Boudreaux, said.

“Windy. Very windy,” Darrell Breaux said. “The fishing was slow, very slow. The wind was just making everything muddy.”

Druis Trahan, who took first and second in bull reds and fished out of Cocodrie, had better luck with the weather.

“It was nice. A little hot, but no rain (Sunday)”, Trahan said. “Not like (Saturday). The fish were biting. We caught quite a few of them, but they weren’t big enough.”

The boards filled out nicely after a slow first day.

The Scuba Division filled up entirely, with Troy Donaldson of the scuba club “Git’em” having a dominant performance. Donaldson took the Outstanding Scuba Fisherman Award, taking first and second in barracuda, first and third in jackfish, and second place in both sheepshead and grouper.

Donaldson also managed to place in two different rod and reel divisions. In the offshore division, Donaldson took first and third in red snapper, and in the shoreline division, taking first and second in white trout.

Donald Larpenter owned the freshwater division, taking home Outstanding Fisherman in the category. Larpenter swept all five places in bass, along with first and second in both perch and sac-a-lait.

The Shoreline Division was a close race, with Jordan Billiot taking the Outstanding Fisherman award, one point ahead of Barry Soudlier.

Billiot took first and second in drum over 27 inches. He also finished first in sheepshead. Soudlier took first, second, fourth, and fifth in rat reds.

Also in shoreline, David Fremin ran the table in speckled trout.

The Offshore Division was kind of slow, which weighmaster Dan Davis attributed to economic conditions.

Hunter Schouest brought in the first place tarpon at 147.2 pounds.

But it was the smaller fish that won the category for Mike Doiron. Doiron took first and second in bluefish, to go with a first place finish in mangrove snapper and second in red snapper.

“We’re very satisfied considering the inclement weather,” weigh master Dan Davis said. “I was really astounded by the number of fish that we weighed. Small redfish, big redfish, big drum. You can look at the board and really see how successful and hardworking these fisherman are, to put up with the lightning and the rain to stay out there. They did not give up.”