BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES: Final day, BASS Fest ($1 million payout), Chickamauga Lake, Dayton, Tenn. Sixth in eight-tournament series to determine 2015 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers. Website:


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


AQUA ACES SPEARFISHING RODEO: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weigh-in, Sunday, June 22, Shelter No. 5, Wally Pontiff Playground, 1521 Palm St., Metairie. Benefits Children’s Hospital, New Orleans. King & Queen spearfishing trophies. Includes raffles, food, music, kids’ activities. Registration deadline midnight, June 18. Call Dan McKinzey (504) 402-8222. Email: Rules & regs website:

FISHING FOR MEMORIES RODEO: Intracoastal City. Best Offshore Boat, Best Inshore Boat, Kayak & Biggest Fish categories. $14,000 in prizes. Youth winners receive lifetime fishing licenses. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association. Food & bands Friday, Saturday. Website:


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.


7TH ANNUAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI FISHING RODEO: June 20-21, The Pavilion, Moran’s Marina, Flotation Canal Road in Port Fourchon. Rodeo & Youth divisions. Five-fish “calcuttas” in mangrove snapper and speckled trout. Email: Glen Randow: Call CHS Alumni Office (225) 383-0459.

HOLY CROSS SCHOOL ALUMNI & FRIENDS FISHING RODEO: June 20-21, Sweetwater Marina, 6205 Delacroix Hwy., Delacroix. Fee $40 adults, $20 students. Website:


TROUT CHALLENGE VII/KAYAKS: All Louisiana public waters, weigh-in Cabela’s, Gonzales. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Third in five-event series. Fee $20. Open to the public. BCKFC Angler of the Year points event. Online registration:


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 $75. 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.


JUNE 23 — 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:

JUNE 27-28 — 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. June 27, Noon-4 p.m. June 28. Call (504) 836-2205. Website:

JUNE 28 — BLUE JAY FISHING RODEO: Weigh-in at John Ryan Stadium, 100 Blue Jay Way, Metairie. Jesuit High, New Orleans. Website:

JUNE 28 — 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/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. June 27, Quintana Landing. Call CCA office (225) 952-9200.

JUNE 28 — 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: Call Danica Williams (504) 628-7282. Email:


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.


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:

FEDERAL RECREATIONAL Red Snapper Season: Closed.

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

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