ACADIANA FLY RODDERS PROGRAM: 6:30 p.m., first Tuesday monthly, Grace Presbyterian Church Hall, 415 Roselawn, Lafayette. Call Richard Latiolais (337) 354-8957.
PONTCHARTRAIN BASIN FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Beach House Grill, 124 Girod St., Mandeville. Call Corey Tohme (985) 624-9331. Website:pbasinflyfishers.blogspot.com.
LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Main agenda item: 2015-2016 waterfowl seasons.
south louisiana branch/quality deer management summer seminar: 6 p.m., state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Topics: Space Use & Movements of Adult Male Whitetails, Toxic Bait for Feral Hogs, DMAP Harvest Data, hunting seasons changes/updates. No fee. Registration required. Call Tammy Bosch (225) 291-7500.
17TH ANNUAL ISTROUMA AREA COUNCIL/BOY SCOUTS SPORTING CLAYS CLASSIC: 6 p.m., Aug. 6, Drusilla Seafood dinner & 7:30 a.m., Aug. 7 sporting clays shoot, Avondale Scout Reservation, La. 10-East, Clinton. $1,500/4-shooter teams. Title sponsorship available. Includes breakfast, lunch. Shells provided. Call Istrouma Area Council (225) 926-2697
EMPIRE-SOUTH PASS TARPON RODEO: Delta Marina, Empire. Categories: first place only in Tarpon (longer than 4.5 feet), Tarpon Tag & Release, First Tarpon ($500), Best Overall Angler, Best Overall Female Angler & Largest Shark. Top 3 Open Division places in Wahoo, Dolphin, Tuna, Speckled Trout, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, Black Drum, Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Bass, Catfish, Amberjack & Gar; and, Children’s Division (12-younger) in Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Bass, and Catfish. Also Live Redfish Division (Aug. 7-8 only) & Redfish Stringer. Nightly entertainment. Call (504) 657-5197/(504) 433-6832. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOONDOGGLE rodeo: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Call marina (985) 787-2419.
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.
AUG. 7-9 — 27TH-ANNUAL KREWE OF Hercules FISHING rodeo & FESTIVAL: Weigh-in Houma Air Base Arena, Houma. Call S.P. LaRussa (985) 637-3401 or Dwane Baudoin (985) 688-6614.
SMALLBORE/.22 RIMFIRE MATCH: 10 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 120 shots for record at 50 & 100 yards in F-Class Prone (any sight, any rifle, any support), Bench Rest & Conventional Prone. Fees $10 adults, $5 juniors. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: email@example.com.
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AUG. 9 — Tiger Island Bass Club Tournament No. 2: Bob’s Bayou Black Marina, Gibson. Pick-your-partner. Fee $50 plus $25 membership. Pay 1 place per 5 boats. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUG. 10 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Guest speaker Dr. Vic Tedesco on catching big speckled trout. Call Joe Kahler (225) 892-4352. Website: www.rsff.org.
aug. 13 — cca Comite Chapter Banquet: 5:30 p.m., Kristenwood, Greenwell Springs. Tickets $60, $30 spouses, $25 youths, $500 tables. Call CCA (225) 952-9100.
AUG. 13 — JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS-DENHAM SPRINGS BASS MEETING: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Jim Breaux (225) 262-0929/(225) 772-3026.
AUG. 14 — LOUISIANA SOUTHEAST DEER CAMP: 6 p.m., Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge. Games, raffles, dinner. Tickets $40, $20 spouses & 15-and-younger, $500 tables, $800 table sponsor. Guest: Travis Turner/Bone Collector. Call Jameson Farrar (225) 235-9965 or Brian Andrews (318) 374-9078.
AUG. 15 — RIDE-THE-BULL 6 EXTREME KAYAK RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Aug. 14 dinner, Calmwater Film Festival. Heaviest bull redfish landed, weighed, released) from kayak, paddlecraft in Caminada Pass. Registration required. Call Danny Wray (225) 721-8182. Website: www.calmwatercharters.net/ridethebull.
AUG. 15 — JIGGIN’ FOR JEAN FISHING RODEO: Jug’s Seafood, 3282 Bayou Dularge Road, Theriot. 1 p.m. weigh-in deadline. Tickets $25 includes launch, food, door prizes. Fundraiser for Jean Lake. Cash, fishing trips, merchandise for top 3 places in Speckled Trout, Redfish less than 27 inches, Bull Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, Gafftopsail Catfish & Redfish with most spots. Call Brad Lake (225) 802-8678.
AUG. 14-15 CCA LOUISIANA SPECKS & SPOTS TOURNAMENT: Captain’s meeting, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 14, Quintana Landing, Cypremort Point; tournament, 6 a.m. (launch anywhere) with 1-3 p.m. boat weigh-in only at Quintana. Fee $150/boat, $25/kayak. CCA membership required. Top 10 paid places in Speckled Trout & slot Redfish. Top 3 places in Kayak Division (specks/redfish combined) and Youth Division. Call CCA (225) 952-9200. Registration website: www.ccalouisiana.com.
AUG. 29 — INAUGURAL ASCENSION AREA ANGLERS BASS OPEN: Safe daylight, Doiron’s Landing, either side. Pick-your-partner. Fee $100. 5-bass limit in waters north of U.S. 90. Helps defray expenses for AAA’s state qualifier Jamie Laiche in Bass Federation Nationals tournament in November. A BassCat Qwest sanctioned event. Call David Cavell (225) 937-0046/David.email@example.com or Ryan Lavigne (225) firstname.lastname@example.org.
STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLER’S RODEO: Through Labor Day, summer-long, multi-species coastal fishing competition. CCA membership required & S.T.A.R. fee through Labor Day. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.
ATCHAFALAYA BASIN BASS LIMIT CHANGE: Daily creel changed to statewide regulations, 10 bass per day, no size limit. Also includes Lake Verret, Lake Palourde & Lake Fausse Point/Lake Dauterive complexes.
STATE RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open daily in state waters until further Department of Wildlife & Fisheries notice. Two-fish daily limit with 16-inch minimum size. Federal waters closed to charterboat fishing effective July 14.
OPEN seasons: Greater amberjack (30 inches minimum fork length), red & gag grouper, several species of sharks in state and federal waters. Gray triggerfish in state waters only.
FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Opens coastwide Aug. 17. Detailed map website: www.wlf.louisiana.gov.
CLOSED seasons: Federal recreational red snapper, gray triggerfish & recreational non-sandbar large coastal sharks (state/federal waters) & commercial fishing for large coastal sharks in state/federal waters for remainder of 2015.