TUESDAY

FINFISH TASK FORCE MEETING: 1 p.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

CCA METRO NEW ORLEANS FALL FISHING SEMINAR: 5:30 p.m., Bryan Chevrolet, Airline Drive, Metairie. $5 donation includes jambalaya supper. No fee women & children. Seminar speakers, Craig Matherne, Ron Broadus, C.T. Williams, Sam Barbera, Mike Gallo, Dudley Vandenborre, Peace Marvel.

CCA ATCHAFALAYA CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Patterson Civic Center, 116 Cotton Rd., Morgan City. Tickets $50, $35 spouse, $25 youths, $500 tables. Call Corry Landry (337) 370-4778. Website: ccalouisiana.com.

WEDNESDAY

LOUISIANA SHRIMP TASK FORCE MEETING: 10 a.m., Terrebonne Council Meeting Room, 8026 Main Street, Houma. 

THURSDAY

WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

SATURDAY

CMP M1 GGARAND RIFLE CLINIC: 8:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. clinic, Southwest Gun Club, McComb, Mississippi. History, operation, sights, safety, loading, field stripping & 35-round, 100-yard target qualifying. Fee $45, $10 17-younger. Only 18-older can qualify to purchase M1 Garand from Civilian Markmanship Program. Bring lunch, beverages. Call club (601) 341-8797 or email Doug Bowser: douglasmbowser@yahoo.com.

HUNTING

DUCKS/EAST, COASTAL & WEST ZONES: First split through Sunday (Dec. 3).

GEESE: Through Sunday (Dec. 3), statewide (Canadas, specklebellies, blues, snows & Ross’ geese).

SNIPE: Through Sunday (Dec. 3), statewide.

CONSERVATION ORDER/GEESE: Monday, opening day, through Dec. 15 statewide (blues, snows & Ross’ geese only).

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Tuesday (Dec. 5), State Deer Areas 2 Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Wednesday, opening day, through Jan. 14, State Deer Area 2, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 8, State Deer areas 1, 4, 6. Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 8, State Deer areas 5 & 9, still-hunt only, bucks only, except either-sex days Nov. 24-26.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Dec. 9-Jan. 7, State Deer areas 1 & 4, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Dec. 9-Jan. 21, State Deer Area 6, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Dec. 9-Jan. 21, State Deer areas 5 & 9, bucks only, with/without dogs, except either-sex take allowed Dec. 9-10, Dec. 30-31 & Jan. 13-14.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 31, State Deer Area 7, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.

RAILS & GALLINULES: Through Jan. 3, statewide.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 7, State Deer Area 10. Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 7, State Deer areas 3 & 8, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 15 in State Deer Areas 3, 8 & 10.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 31 in State Deer areas 1, 2, 4 & 7. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Feb. 15, State Deer areas 5, 6 & 9. Either-sex take allowed.

RABBITS, SQUIRRELS, QUAIL & NUTRIA: Through Feb. 28, statewide.

AROUND THE CORNER

DEC. 11— RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler (225) 892-4352. Website: rsff.org.

FISHING/SHRIMPING

CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational red snapper, greater amberjack & gray triggerfish and commercial king mackerel & gray triggerfish closed in state and federal waters throughout 2017.

OPEN SEASONS: Gag grouper in state/federal waters.

FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open on all “inside” Louisiana waters until notified closure by state Wildlife & Fisheries.

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