THURSDAY

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

LAFAYETTE AREA CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 5:30 p.m., Heymann Center, Lafayette. Call Beau Phares (337) 962-2128 or Ted Schoeffler (337) 962-3995.

ATCHAFALAYA BASIN PROGRAM PUBLIC MEETINGS: 6 p.m., City Hall, Henderson & 6 p.m., Nov. 13, Morgan City Auditorium, 728 Myrtle Street, Morgan City. Public comment for Fiscal Year 2016 ABP annual plan. La. Department of Natural Resources website: www.dnr.louisiana.gov.

AVOYELLES PARISH CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Paragon Casino, Marksville. Call Steve Marcotte (318) 201-7014 or Jimmy Armand (318) 359-1851.

HOUMA CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER & OUTDOOR SHOW: 6 p.m., Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma. Call Jeff DeBlieux (985) 853-3009 or Mickey Thomas (985) 851-3434.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

FALL CATCH-AND-EAT FLY FISHING TRIP: Louisiana marsh fly-fishing trip. Sponsored by Red Stick Fly Fishers. Registration required. Call Randy Leonpacher (225) 769-1895. Website: www.rsff.org.

SATURDAY

FIELD PRECISION RIFLE MATCHES: 7:15 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. match, Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 60-round, 600-yard F-Class matches (35 caliber & smaller, 30-inch barrel limit). Website: www.PaloAltoGunClub.com.

MONDAY

RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Greg Brignac (225) 892-4352. Website: www.rsff.org.

TUESDAY

VETERANS’ DAY

NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES FEE-FREE DAYS: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service-managed refuges. Fee waiver does not cover concessionaire/license fees.

VERMILION CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., V.N. Hall, La. Hwy. 338, Abbeville. Call Brandon Broussard (337) 207-2669. Email: broussardlawncare@yahoo.com.

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UPPER LAFOURCHE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Warren J. Harang Civic Center, 310 N Canal Blvd., Thibodaux. Call Nick Linchenstein (985) 232-2922.

JEANERETTE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., West St. Mary Civic Center, 1472 La. 318, Jeanerette. Call Garland Lemaire (337) 884-3668.

AROUND THE CORNER

NOV. 15 — GET OUT & FISH: 6:30 a.m.-noon, Girard Park, Lafayette. Adult & Youth fishing contests. Free rod/reel & goody bag for first 100 to register. Must bring own tackle. Fishing licenses required for ages 16 and older. Call Danica Williams (504) 628-7282. Website registration: www.wlf.la.gov/getoutandfish.

NOV. 15 — FALL N’ TIDE XIII KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Cypress Cove Marina, Venice. 7 categories. Fee $50 includes meals, captain’s bag. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Registration required. Website: www.bckfc.org.

RECENTLY ANNOUNCED

NOV. 13 — EVANGELINE PARISH CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Civic Center, 704 N. Soileau Street, Ville Plate. Call Gerard Smith (337) 363-5180.

NOV. 13 — SOUTH LAFOURCHE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Civic Center, 307 East 5th Street, Larose. Call Grady Galiano (985) 637-9177 or Jimmy Cheramie (985) 856-8946.

NOV. 13 — EAST ST. MARY CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, 728 Myrtle Street, Morgan City. Call Charley Roy (985) 397-1230 or Keith Courtney (985) 397-1276.

NOV. 14 — PECAN ISLAND CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 3 p.m., Pecan Island School Lodge, Pecan Island. Call Jay Owen (337) 344-9563 or Derrick Davis (337) 534-7999.

NOV. 19 — TIGER CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED SPORTSMAN’S NIGHT OUT: 6 p.m., LSU 4-H Mini-Farm, AgCenter Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Alonda McCarty (386) 527-8337. Email: wanderlustaw@gmail.com. Website: www.ducks.org/Louisiana/events.

HUNTING SEASONS

NOTE: Consult the 2014-2015 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet for complete seasons/regulations on private, state and federal lands.

SNIPE: First splits, Nov. 8-Dec. 7, East Migratory/Waterfowl Zone; Nov. 8-Dec. 14, West Zone; through Dec. 7, Coastal Migratory.

ducks/youth-only weekend: Nov. 8-9, Coastal Waterfowl Zone.

ducks/youth-only DAY: Nov. 8, West Waterfowl Zone.

GEESE: Nov. 8-Dec. 7, East Waterfowl Zone; first split, blue, snow and Ross’ geese only.

CANADA GEESE: Nov. 8-Dec. 7, East Waterfowl Zone; first split.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Nov. 8-14, State Deer Areas 1, 4, 5 & 6, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Nov. 8-14, State Deer Areas 9, bucks only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Nov. 8-30, State Deer Area 7. Still-hunt only, bucks only except either-sex days Nov. 15-16 & Nov. 28-30.

DOVES: Through Nov. 9, North Zone; Through Dec. 3, South Zone; Second of three splits.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 30, State Deer Area 3 & 8. Still-hunt only. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 30, bucks only, State Deer Area 10, except either-sex days Oct. 19, Nov. 8-9 & Nov. 28-30. Still-hunt only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 3, State Deer Area 2. Still-hunt only. Either-sex take allowed.

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

SQUIRRELS/RABBITS: Through Feb. 28, statewide, private lands.

FISHERIES NOTICES

STATE RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open in state waters. Daily limit 2 red snapper, 16 inches minimum length. Anglers required to have fee-free Louisiana Recreational Offshore Landing Permit. Website: www.rolp.wlf.la.gov.

FEDERAL RECREATIONAL Red Snapper Season: Closed in federal waters throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

RECREATIONAL FISHING CLOSURES: Greater amberjack & gray triggerfish seasons closed for remainder of 2014.

Fall INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Opened statewide until further notice.

COMMERCIAL KING MACKERAL CLOSURE: Effective noon, Friday (Nov. 7) in state waters. Commercial season closed Oct. 17 in federal waters.

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