CCA LOUISIANA, WESTSIDE CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Carl Grant Civic Center, Plaquemine. Tickets $60, $30 spouse, $25 17-under. Call Geri Lynne Gilbert (225) 776-7112 or Jesse Thompson (225) 776-3831.
FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS SERIES: 7 p.m.-midnight, False River, Public Landing, Morrison Parkway, New Roads. Weekly Friday night tournament through Sept. 9. fee $30 per boat/1-2 anglers. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.
LOUISIANA SALTWATER SERIES TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, Moran’s Marina, Port Fourchon. Redfish 16-to-under 27 inches long. 2-angler teams. Fee $200. Third angler 16-under in Youth Division. Call Ashley Wethey (225) 765-5113. Website: www.wlf.louisiana.gov
PAC ATTACK IV KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Pointe-aux-Chenes Marina. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Fee $20. Open tournament. BCKFC members points event. Online registration: www.bckfc.org
FALSE RIVER BASS TRAIL TOURNAMENT: Safe day-light, 2 p.m. weigh-in. Black River Lake, Workinger Landing. Eighth in 11-tournament pick-your-partner series. Fee $40/boat. $60 membership fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 638-5689.
RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Emmitt Simmons (225) 335-4596. Website: www.rsff.org
WEDNESDAY EVENING BASS TOURNAMENT: 5 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal, Maurepas. 2-angler teams, 3-bass limit. Weekly event. Call David Cavell (225) 937-0046 or Canal Bank Club (225) 698-9074.
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CCA LOUISIANA, SUGAR CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Cade Community Center, St. Martinville. Tickets $60, $30 spouse, $25 17-under. Dinner, auctions. Call Julie Grunewald (225) 952-9200.
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AUG. 27-CASTING FOR KIDS RODEO: Safe daylight, Bobby Lynn’s Marina, Leeville. Boat & Kayak divisions. Fee $25. Benefits Palliative Care Foundation of Baton Rouge. Call Michelle Poucher (225) 938-9079. Website: www.bckfc.org
AUG. 27-10th ANNUAL THE OAKS KIWANIS KLAYS: 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shooting, Riverside Lodge Skeet & Sporting Clays, 52400 La. 16, Denham Springs. 100-target sporting clays tournament. Shells, breakfast, lunch included. Fee $125/shooter, $150 after Aug. 15. Call Bob Blanchard (225) 806-3900. Website: www.theoakskiwanis.org
AUG. 27-BATON ROUGE CHAPTER, ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Marriott Hotel, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge. Call Cliff Dufour (225) 405-0343 or Oren May (225) 924-5303.
AUG. 27-3rd ANNUAL FISHING FOR FRANKIE BASS TOURNAMENT: 4:30 a.m. check-in to noon weigh-in, Pier 90, U.S. 90, Avondale. Fee $100/team. Benefits Michael Diaz Jr. & family. Call Audrey Raziano (985) 785-8411/(985) 703-0135 or April Sellers (504) 756-7020.
AUG. 30-FLORIDA PARISHES FRIENDS OF THE NRA BANQUET: 6 p.m., Le Fleur de Lis, Ponchatoula. Tickets $50. Tables $450. Call Bubba Perrilloux (985) 969-0070 or Jeff Henderson (225) 921-6142.
SEPT. 2-4-51st ANNUAL ORIGINAL GRAND ISLE REDFISH RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Fee $20. 5 daily redfish awards among 50 trophies. Louisiana State Master Redfish Angler tournament. Call Bridge Side (985) 787-2419.
SEPT. 6-POINTE COUPEE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED MEMBERSHIP BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Scott Civic Center, New Roads. Call Kenneth St. Romain (225) 638-8626.
SEPT. 11-LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY TEAM BASS TOURNAMENT: 6:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Fee $100/team includes lunch. Benefits Baton Rouge Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Call Jimmy Sylvester (225) 405-4915 or John Chaney (225) 413-5142.
SEPT. 17-INAUGURAL ROTARY CLUB OF CENTRAL BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 3 p.m. weigh-in, False River, Morrison Parkway public landing, New Roads. Fee $100/boat. $1,000 guaranteed first place. Benefits Central Community Assistance Foundation. Call Doug Blacklock (225) 938-3574.
SEPT. 17-RIDE-THE-BULL II EXTREME KAYAK RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Largest redfish landed and weighed, then released from a kayak/paddle craft in Caminada Pass. Fee $40. Registration required. Call Danny Wray (225) 721-8182. Website: www.calmwatercharters.net/ridethebull
SEPT. 24-19th ANNUAL LOUISIANA FRIENDS AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 2:30 p.m. first-flight weigh-in (3 p.m. second flight), St. James Boat Club, U.S. 61, Sorrento. Fee $250 (pick-your-partner event). Field limited to 150 boats. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. $5,000 guarantee first place. Call Neff Villenurve (225) 647-2530 or Jeff Sullivan (225) 622-6879.
SEPT. 24-3rd ANNUAL BRSO BENEFIT CLAY SHOOT: 9 a.m., Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 100-target sporting clays. $150/gun. 4-shooter teams. Benefits Baton Rouge Symphony. Call BRSO (225) 383-0500.
STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO-S.T.A.R.: Summer-long saltwater fishing event. Truck/boats for specially tagged redfish. Prizes in several specie categories. Sponsored by CCA-Louisiana. Through Labor Day. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200.
GEAUX FISH: Through Sept. 5. Cash prizes up to $250,000 & other noncash prizes for 50 specially tagged speckled trout along Louisiana coast. Sponsored by La. Charter Boat Association. No fee. Registration & valid fishing license required. Website: www.GeauxFish2011.com
FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASONS: Opens 6 a.m., Aug. 22 in all three state inshore shrimp zones.
CLOSED-RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: State & federal waters, Gulf of Mexico.
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