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RIVER PARISHES CHAPTER-CCA BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Jerusalem Shrine Center, 1940 Ormond, Destrehan. Tickets $65, $35 spouses, $25 youths, $500 tables. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.

FRIDAY

FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La. Express Landing, False River (south end), Jarreau. Fee $30/boat plus launch fee (maximum 2 anglers). Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

20TH-ANNUAL GRAND ISLE SPECKLED TROUT RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Louisiana State Master Angler-Speckled Trout event. Eight places daily in speckled trout; 8 other Open & 3 Junior categories. Catfish. Fee $25. Weigh-in hours: 5-7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, noon-2 p.m. Sunday. Call Bridge Side Marina (985) 787-2419 or Bob Sevin (985) 787-2968. Website: www.speckledtroutrodeo.com.

SATURDAY

STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLER’S RODEO: Begins for CCA-Louisiana summer-long, multi-species coastal fishing competition. CCA membership required & S.T.A.R. fee through Labor Day. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.

SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9300 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118.

THE CAMP FLY FISHING SCHOOL/ADVANCED: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., The Camp Facility, Breaux Bridge. Fee $135 Call Keith Richard (337)344-0908. Website: www.thecampflyfishingschool.com.

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

MONDAY

RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Website: www.rsff.org.

FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd., Houma. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.

TUESDAY

WOMEN’S FISH TAGGING WORKSHOP REGISTRATION DEADLINE: For June 6 workshop, Cabela’s, Gonzales. Limited to 30 women. Sponsored by Wildlife & Fisheries, CCA Louisiana & Cabela’s. Website: www.ccalouisiana.com.

WEDNESDAY

DELTA CHAPTER-CCA BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans. Tickets $100, $50 spouses, $25 youths. Call CCA Louisiana (225) 952-9200.

AROUND THE CORNER

MAY 28 — NEW ORLEANS FLY FISHERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Whitney Bank, 1441 Metairie Rd., New Orleans. Call Sean Gilthorpe (504) 259-2329.

MAY 30 — FALSE RIVER BASS CLUB TRAIL TOURNAMENT: Lake Bruin State Park, Lake Bruin. Fourth in 7-event series. $40 membership, $40/boat tournament fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 278-0673.

MAY 30 —ST. JOHN SCHOOL OPEN BASS TOURNAMENT: 6:30 a.m., launch sites Jack Miller’s Landing & Bayou Sorrel Public Launch. 4:30 a.m. check-in opens; 3 p.m. weigh-in Jack Miller’s. $1,000 guaranteed first place. Fee $100. Call Chris Couch (225) 276-8971. Email: Cpcouch81@yahoo.com.

MAY 30-31 — HOBIE BASS OPEN KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Kentucky Dam Village State Park, Gilbertsville, Kentucky. Fee $100. Winner qualifies for Team USA in World Championship. Website: www.2015hobiebassopen.com.

MAY 31 — IFA KAYAK TOUR-LOUISIANA: Lafitte. Fee $75. Captain’s meeting 6 p.m. May 30. First of two qualifying events for IFA-Kayak Nationals. Website: www.ifakayakfishingtour.com.

MAY 31 — BASS-N-BUCKS LOUISIANA TOURNAMENT: Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner. Fee $300/team. Call Bryan Davis (469) 955-7808. Website: www.usafishingtrails.com

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

JUNE 4 — CAJUN CHAPTER-CCA BANQUET: 6 p.m., South Crowley KC Hall, 226 Elm Street, Crowley. Tickets $60, $30 spouses, $25 youths, $480 tables. Call CCA Louisiana (225) 952-9200.

JUNE 5-6 — 8th-ANNUAL CATHOLIC HIGH ALUMNI FISHING RODEO: Moran’s Marina, Fourchon weigh-in site. Open and youth divisions. “Calcuttas” in mangrove snapper, red snapper and speckled trout. Call Catholic High Alumni Office (225) 383-0459.

JUNE 6 — LAKE CHARLES TROUT SHOOT OUT: Calcasieu Point Landing, Lake Charles. Call CCA Louisiana (225) 952-9200.

JUNE 6-7 — LOUISIANA FREE FISHING WEEKEND: No basic nor saltwater fishing licenses required for in state waters.

HUNTING SEASONS

SQUIRREL: Through May 24, private lands only.

RECREATIONAL FISHING

STATE RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open daily in state waters until further notice. Two-fish daily limit with 16-inch minimum size.

FEDERAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Tentatively set June 1-10 for private recreational anglers; 44-day season for charterboats/for-hire operations.

CLOSED seasons: Gag grouper through July 1; gray triggerfish for 2015.

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