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Photo provided by MORRIS JOHNSON IV Austin Johnson, 12, left, and his 13-year-old cousin Brennan Rube heft two cobia they caught on a trip with Austin's dad, Morris IV, and the boys' grandfather, Morris III, out of Port Fourchon last weekend. Morris Johnson IV reported catching the fish at South Timbalier Block 151. 'Three generations of fishing together on Father's Day weekend made for life-long memories,' Morris Johnson IV said.

SUNDAY

AQUA ACES SPEARFISHING RODEO: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weigh-in, Sunday, Shelter No. 5, Wally Pontiff Playground, 1521 Palm St., Metairie. Benefits Children’s Hospital, New Orleans. Raffles, food, music, kids’ activities.

FISHING FOR MEMORIES RODEO: Final day, Intracoastal City. Best Offshore Boat, Best Inshore Boat, Kayak & Biggest Fish categories. $14,000 in prizes. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association. Website: FishingForMemories.org.

MONDAY

RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Orvis Shop, 7601 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. Monthly event. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225)313-3813 . Website: www.rsff.org.

WEDNESDAY

CANAL BANK BASS TOURNAMENT: 5-8 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal. Wednesdays through Aug. 13. Membership fee $15/angler. Weekly fee $40/boat. Call Todd Rabalais (225) 413-3634. Email: toddrabalais@kw.com.

FRIDAY

FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway public landing, False River, New Roads. Fee $30/boat. Friday nights through Sept. 15. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.

FRIDAY-saturday

17TH ANNUAL SAVE OUR LAKE & COAST FISHING RODEO: New Canal Lighthouse, New Orleans. Fee $40/Open & Kayak divisions, $15/15-and-younger. Weigh-in 2-5 p.m. Friday, Noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Call (504) 836-2205. Website: www.saveourlake.org.

B.A.S.S. COLLEGE WILD CARD TOURNAMENT: Pickwick Lake, Florence, Ala. Website: www.bassmaster.com.

FRIDAY-sUNday

GRAND ISLE FLY FISHING WEEKEND: Grand Isle. Sponsored by South Louisiana and Mississippi fly-fishing clubs. Preregistration required. Call Randy Leonpacher (225) 769-1895. Website: www.rsff.org.

saturday

BLUE JAY FISHING RODEO: Weigh-in at John Ryan Stadium, 100 Blue Jay Way, Metairie. Jesuit High, New Orleans. Website: www.jesuitnola.com/events.

CCA SPECKS & SPOTS TOURNAMENT: 6 a.m., Quintana Landing, Cypremort Point. 1-3 p.m. weigh-in. Speckled Trout (2 trout, 10 places), Redfish (2, 16 inches minimum/less than 27 inches, 10 places) & Kayak (one each trout & redfish, 3 places) divisions. Fee $150/boat, $25/kayak. Also Youth Division. $15,000 prize money (based on 100 boats). Captain’s meeting 6:30 p.m. Friday, Quintana Landing. Call CCA office (225) 952-9200.

FAMILY FISH FEST: Registration 5:30-10 a.m., in conjunction with CCA Specks & Spots Tournament, Quintana Landing, Cypremort Point. Fishing & other activities including lunch. Fee $10. Little Angler/10-under, Junior Angler/11-16 & Team/adult & youth divisions for boat and shore anglers. Must bring own tackle & transport bags. Live redfish and trout tagged & released. First 50 to register receive rod and reel. First 100 receive “goodie” bag. Preregistration website: www.wlf.la.gov/familyfishfest. Call Danica Williams (504) 628-7282. Email: dwilliams@wlf.la.gov.

THE CAMP FLY FISHING SCHOOL/ADVANCED: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., The Camp, Breaux Bridge. Fee $135 includes lunch, handouts. Casting mechanics. FFF-certified instructors. Call Keith Richard (337) 344-0908. Website: www.thecampflyfishingschool.com.

NRA OUTDOOR CONVENTIONAL PISTOL (1800) MATCH: 9 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, 1393 La. 943-North, Donaldsonville. NRA Short Course/25 yards, 180 rounds in .22, centerfire & 45 groupings. NRA rules. Fee $10. Open to public. Call Skip Blanchard (504) 427-0050. Email: skip_blanchard@msn.com.

FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro, Denham Springs. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

LIVINGSTON PARISH BASSMASTERS HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONS FUNDRAISER: 3:30 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Anglers allowed to fish either side of Atchafalaya Basin levee. Fee $100. Raising fund to defray expenses for B.A.S.S. state high school champions Dillon King & Kody Kelly to participate in National High School Bass Championship. Call John Chaney (225) 413-5142 or Jim Breaux (225) 772-3026.

SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9300 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. NRA 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual Civilian Marksmanship Program membership. Email: SouthLAHighPower@hotmail.com.

CAPITAL CITY BASS ELITE TEAMS TOURNAMENT: Bayou Black Marina, Gibson. $30 membership fee. $100/team tournament fee, 100-percent payback. Seventy in 8-tournament series. Call Jesse Brooks (225) 397-2071. Website: www.capitalcitybassla.com.

AROUND THE CORNER

JUNE 30 — FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd, Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 850-0082. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.

JULY 3 — LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

JULY 3-5 — GOLDEN MEADOW-FOURCHON TARPON RODEO: Moran’s Marina, Fourchon.

JUST ANNOUNCED

july 12 — Palo Alto Club Championship Match: Head-to-head competition, 3 strings at 600-yard line. Field Precision Rifle, FTR and F-Open categories. Website: www.PaloAltoGunClub.com.

ONGOING

STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO—S.T.A.R.: Through Sept. 1. Sponsored by CCA-Louisiana. Entry fee/CCA membership required. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200.

FISHERIES NOTICES

STATE RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open in state waters. Daily limit 2 red snapper measuring 16 or more inches long. Anglers required to have fee-free Louisiana Recreational Offshore Landing Permit. Website: www.rolp.wlf.la.gov.

FEDERAL RECREATIONAL Red Snapper Season: Closed in federal waters throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

SPRING INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open until further state notice in all state inside and outside waters.

RECREATIONAL FISHERIES cLOSURES: Gag grouper through Monday, June 30; greater amberjack, through July 31; gray triggerfish, through 2014 in state and federal waters.

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