THURSDAY

NORTHSHORE CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., Benedict’s Plantation, 1144 North Causeway Blvd., Mandeville. Call Joey Gauthier (504) 621-4917. Email: joeygauthier@charter.net.

NEW IBERIA CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Gougenhim Buidling, New Iberia. Call Jason Foster (985) 637-3469.

LAKE CHARLES CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Lake Charles Country Club, Lake Charles. Call Ryan Boyd (337) 274-2267.

FRIDAY

COMMUNITY CLINIC SHOOT FOR A CAUSE: 8:30 a.m. registration, Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 4-shooter teams. Fee $600/team (shells provided, included lunch). Morning and afternoon shooting times. Benefits Baton Rouge Community Clinic (dental, medical, vision & mental-health services). Call The Clinic (225) 769-3377.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

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.

SATURDAY

HOOK KIDS ON FISHING: 8 a.m.-noon, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, off La. 30, Gonzales. Seven teaching stations for boys & girls. Youngsters must complete all 7 stations for frree rod & reel (first 50 youngsters). In conjunction with 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nautical Flea Market. Call Steve McDaniel (225) 243-7074/(225) 278-2003.

PALO ALTO MID-RANGE MATCHES: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 600-yard, F-Class/Prone match. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: bordelonrp@cox.net.

SUNDAY

RETURN TO STANDARD TIME: 2 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

BATON ROUGE AREA CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., LSU 4-H Mini-Barn, Highland Road at South Stadium Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Jonathan Walker (225) 276-6380/(225) 810-3294. Email: jwalker@mmcre.com.

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.

THURSDAY, NOV. 6

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.

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.

AROUND THE CORNER

NOV. 7-8 — 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.

NOV. 8 — 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.

HUNTING SEASONS

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

DEER/ALL WEAPONS/YOUTHS & veterans only: Through Oct. 31, special season, private lands only, for honorably discharged Louisiana resident veterans & youths 17-and-younger on State Deer Areas 1, 4, 5, 6 & 9. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ MODERN FIREARMS: Through Oct. 31, bucks only, State Deer Area 7. Still-hunt only.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Nov. 1-7, State Deer Area 7, bucks only.

SNIPE: Nov. 1-Dec. 7, Coastal Migratory/Waterfowl Zone.

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, except bucks only through Oct. 15 on State Deer Areas 6 & 9.

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.

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