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June 7-10, 2017

Swollfest Fishing Rodeo has raised are over  $1,200,000 since becoming a non profit organization. Donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to various charities, organizations, and research institutions.

“Swollfest has become a journey that I never know where it will bring me or who I will meet through it’s connections.  But what I have learned is the people that  i have met and that have become a part of Swollfest are amongst the best humanity has to offer.  I wake up each day grateful and with purpose to create change for a positive outcome.  Swollfest may be just a fishing rodeo to the outside, but those that are integrally associated, know how it moves people to unite for issues bigger than themselves.”
Nick Rauber – Swollfest Founder/Director

Swollfest thanks the Cajun Navy

This has been quite a trying time for Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas.  We have seen the devastating loss of fallen police officers, then quickly followed by an unprecedented flood. We have seen more

August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Swollfest appreciates Southside Cafe and Marsh & Bayou

Southside Cafe, out of Slidell, LA, is one of our major sponsors. Chris LeGrand and his team of guys, do an amazing job each and every year catering and promoting Swollfest.  The food each year

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The creative branding of Swollfest due to The Benjamin Collection

There are many economic principles that books teach, telling all about marketing and branding, "how to's" for everything,  everyone always trying to gain the productive edge to shoulder out above the rest.  But through Swollfest

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t miss Grand Isle’s 7th Annual Ride the Bull

7th Annual Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Tournament  If you have never seen hundreds and hundreds of kayaks, looking like floating colored matchsticks from a drone's eye, all vying for a bull redfish,while trying to

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Swollfest Fishing Rodeo thanks Master Vac

For many years, Master Vac has been a top sponsor of Swollfest Fishing Rodeo.  Master Vac is a locally owned and operated company that is based out of Geismar, Louisiana.  Many people have asked over

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Swollfest 2016 gives away LA Lifetime Hunting and Fishing Licenses

  In 2016, Swollfest Fishing Rodeo added in a new giveaway, a Louisiana Lifetime Hunting and Fishing license.  We gave away one license in a raffle for our youth division participants and we gave away one

July 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments


Swollfest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded by Dr. Nick Rauber, that raises money for American Diabetes Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association and Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge. Swollfest has hundreds of dedicated participants and sponsors that promote the rodeo along with spreading awareness for the charities. #swollfest2016
SwollfestTuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 1:19pm
Swollfest thanks the Cajun Navy! See our latest blog post.
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SwollfestTuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 6:01pm
Check out our latest blog post to learn more about the creative branding of Swollfest and the Benjamin Collection.
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SwollfestWednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 1:49pm
Check out our latest blog post! If you're looking to fish this weekend, check out this Rodeo.
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SwollfestTuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 10:13am
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SwollfestThursday, July 7th, 2016 at 2:27pm
We are happy to announce our new partnership with the Our Lady of the Lake's Children's Hospital! Please see our latest blog post for all the details. #swollfest2017 #20thannual
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SwollfestThursday, July 7th, 2016 at 12:06pm
Check out our latest blog post on the upcoming LDA Fishing Rodeo. It's next weekend in Grand Isle and benefits Louisiana Mission of Mercy (LaMOM), a wonderful organization that provides free dental care to those in need. #swollfest2016
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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 4:20pm
RT @Yak4lifeJenMues: Miss Daelyn woke up telling me her dream about spotted bass and a pike! #AnglerLife #10&Beautidul #TeamMues https://t… Swollfest photo
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 4:20pm
RT @SurfCityBT: 7 year old Nathan and his 4 year old sister Sydney both with Northern Kingfish this AM. #lbi #kidsthatfish… Swollfest photo
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 10:25pm
RT @HistoryInPics: Diver Émile Racovitza in one of the first underwater photos, 1899. Photograph by Louis Boutan. Swollfest photo
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 10:25pm
RT @ReelCamoGirl: From Ocean to Plate. Hunted, Harvested, Cooked. I know where my food comes from and it's yum. #lobster #cleaneating https… Swollfest photo