THURSDAY

LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 1 p.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

HUNTING

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.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Jan. 15-21, State Deer Area 2. Either-sex take allowed.

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.

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.

CLOSURE/FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: State inside waters will close from Louisiana-Mississippi line west to Louisiana-Texas line EXCEPT

Chef Menteur and Rigolets Passes, Lake Borgne, Mississippi Sound, Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, the portion of the Intracoastal Waterway in Orleans Parish from the East Closure Sector Gate west to the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, and the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds. All state outside waters remain open. Closure map: wlf.louisiana.gov/fishing/shrimp-seasons.

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