SUNDAY

FLYWAYS ARGENTINIAN DOVE HUNTING SEMINAR: 5-7 p.m., Orvis Shop, Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. Alex Mitri presenter. Reservations required. Call Alex Beane (225) 757-7286.

MONDAY

GULF COUNCIL AMENDMENT 39 PUBLIC HEARING: 6 p.m., Courtyard Marriott/Gulfport Beachfront, 1600 East Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, Mississippi. Public comment on recreational red snapper regional management.

TUESDAY

HUNTING AND FISHING ADVISORY EDUCATION COUNCIL: 1:30 p.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

LAFAYETTE KAYAK FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6 p.m., Pack and Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook, Lafayette. Call (337) 232-5854. Website: www.lafayettekayakfishing.com.

GULF COUNCIL AMENDMENT 39 PUBLIC HEARING: 6 p.m., Renaissance Mobile, Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 South Water Street, Mobile, Alabama. Public comment on red snapper regional management.

WEDNESDAY

QDMA ACADIANA BRANCH BANQUET: 5 p.m., Equine Sales of Louisiana, 372 Harry Guilbeau Road, Opelousas. Tickets $50, $65 couples, $275 sponsor, $500-$600 tables. Call Dustin Vidrine (337) 331-4842.

THURSDAY

S.T.A.R. BANQUET: 5 p.m., Live Oak Arabians, 6300 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. Awards to division winners from CCA-Louisiana’s Statewide Tournament and Anglers’ Rodeo. Tickets $50 (no fee 12 and younger), $500 tables. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.

GULF COUNCIL AMENDMENT 39 PUBLIC HEARING: 6 p.m., Embassy Suites, 570 Scenic Gulf Drive, Destin, Florida. Public comment on red snapper regional management.

SATURDAY

INTRO TO FLY CASTING: 9 a.m.-noon, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Also Oct. 31. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.

GUIDED CANOE TOUR: 2-4 p.m., Chicot State Park, Ville Platte. Guided paddle on Chicot Lake. Canoeing experience recommended. Space limited. Owners of canoes/kayaks welcomed. Registration required. Park fee $2. Call (888) 677-6100.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

CAJUN CLASSIC SMALLBORE/.22 RIMFIRE CHAMPIONSHIP: 9 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 320 shots in F-Class Prone (any sight, any rifle, any support), Bench Rest & Conventional Prone. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: bordelonrp@cox.net.

AROUND THE CORNER

OCT. 25 — 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. Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118. Email: SouthLAHighPower@hotmail.com.

OCT. 26 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Cabela’s, Gonzales. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225) 313-3813 . Website: www.rsff.org.

OCT. 26 — FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., last Monday monthly through November, Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd., Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 850-0082. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.

OCT. 29 — NEW ORLEANS FLY FISHERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Whitney Bank, 1441 Metairie Rd., New Orleans. Call Sean Gilthorpe (504) 259-2329.

OCT. 30-NOV. 1 SOUTHERN FLY FISHERS RENDEZVOUS: North Toledo Bend State Park, Zwolle. Sponsored by the Federation of Fly Fishers Gulf Coast Council. Call Kyle Moppert (225) 343-0867. Website: www.gulfcoastfff.org.

NOV. 1 — Return to Standard Time: 2 a.m.

JUST ANNOUNCED

OCT. 27 — FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 6-9 p.m., Conference Room, Bass Pro, Denham Springs. Fee free. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.

OCT. 31 — NRA BASIC PISTOL/ENHANCED CARRY COURSE: 8:30 a.m., Southwest Mississippi Gun Club, McComb, Miss. Fee $65. Approved for Louisiana residents. Attendees should bring own pistols/50 rounds of ammo, lunch & beverage. Eye, hearing protection recommended. Preregistreation required. Email: Doug Bowser: douglasmbowser@yahoo.com. Call club (601) 341-8797.

NOV. 4 — BATON ROUGE CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., 4-H Mini-Barn, LSU, Baton Rouge. Tickets $55, $75 couples, $25 youths, $160 sponsors, $650 tables. Call Jonathan Walker (225) 810-3294/(225) 276-6380.

NOV. 4 — JEFFERSON PARISH CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Jefferson Orleans South, 2536 Edenborn Avenue. Metairie. Call Pierre Mouledoux (504) 650-0592 or Garrett Pizzaloto (504) 430-1348.

HUNTING

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS/AREA 2: Oct. 24-30. Still-hunt only, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 7: Through Nov. 6, still-hunt only, bucks only, either-sex day Oct. 18.

DOVES: Through Nov. 8, North Zone; through Dec. 1, South Zone.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREAS 3 & 8: Through Nov. 29, still-hunt only, either sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 10: Through Nov. 29, still-hunt only, bucks only except either sex days Oct. 18, Nov. 14-15 & Nov. 27-29.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 15, State Deer Areas 3, 8 & 10; through Jan. 31, Deer Areas 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7; through Feb. 15, Deer Areas 6 & 9. Either-sex take allowed.

SQUIRREL/RABBIT/NUTRIA: Through Feb. 29.

FISHING

CLOSED seasons: State & federal recreational red snapper, greater amberjack, gray triggerfish (federal waters) & red grouper. Reminder: State-waters recreational red snapper season will reopen Nov. 20.

FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open coastwide until further notice.

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