HUNTING

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 1, 3, 4 & 8, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Jan. 8-21, State Deer areas 1 & 4. Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.

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

DOVES: Third splits, North & South zones through Jan. 15.

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

DUCKS/COASTAL-WEST ZONES: Second split through Jan. 21.

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

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

DUCKS/EAST ZONE: Second split through Jan. 28.

CANADA GEESE: Statewide second split through Jan. 31.

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

GEESE: Statewide second split through Feb. 11 (specklebellies, blues, snows & Ross’ geese).

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

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

AROUND THE CORNER

JAN. 4 — LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

FISHING/SHRIMPING

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

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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