SUNDAY

  • SET YOUR SIGHTS: Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs, 1:30 & 4:30 p.m., accessories for modern firearms; 2:30 p.m., Conceal Carry; 3:30 p.m., gun care. Website: www.basspro.com/setyoursights.
  • CMP SERVICE PISTOL EIC MATCH: 1 p.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, 1393 La. 943-North, Donaldsonville. 30-shot or 50-shot National Match Course. Service pistols only. Limited to 45 shooters. Fee $20. Civilian Marksmanship Program rules. Call Skip Blanchard (504) 427-0050. Email: skip_blanchard@msn.com.

MONDAY

  • RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Conference Room, Cabela’s, Gonzales. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225)313-3813 . Website: www.rsff.org.
  • FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd, Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 850-0082. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.

WEDNESDAY

  • CANAL BANK BASS TOURNAMENT: 5-8 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal. Wednesdays through Aug. 13th. Membership fee $15/angler. Weekly fee $40/boat. Call Todd Rabalais (225) 413-3634. Email: toddrabalais@kw.com.
  • CCA VERMILION CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., VN Hall, Abbeville. Tickets $60, $30 spouses, $25 youths. Membership, dinner, live/silent auctions. Call Joey Russo (337) 257-5200 or JD Dugas (337) 254-0508.

THURSDAY

  • LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Main agenda item setting spring inshore shrimp seasons.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

  • BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES: Toledo Bend, Many. Fourth in 8-tournament series to determine 2015 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers. Website: www.bassmaster.com.

FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway public landing, False River, New Roads. Fee $30/boat. Friday nights through Sept. 15. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.

SATURDAY

  • PALO ALTO MID-RANGE MATCHES: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 600-yard, F-Class/Prone match. Monthly event. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: bordelonrp@cox.net.
  • FALSE RIVER BASS CLUB TRAIL TOURNAMENT: Lake Bruin State Park, Lake Bruin. Fourth in seven-event, pick-your-partner series. $50 membership, $40/boat tournament fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 278-0673. Email: Kenneth.Mix@lpsb.org.
  • 2ND ANNUAL NATCHITOCHES FISHING EXPO: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Prather Coliseum, Northwestern State, Natchitoches. Sponsored by Cane Country Fly Casters. Call Burley Johnson (318) 352-3522. Website: canecountry.blogspot.com.
  • 6TH ANNUAL LAKESHORE LIONS CLAYS FOR CHILDREN: 8 a.m., Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 4-shooter teams. 100-target sporting clays. 12- & 20-gauge shells provided. Fee $125/adults, $100/under-14 youths (includes lunch). Sponsorships available. Benefits Lions Physically Challenged Children’s Camp & Eye Foundation. Call Don Delaville (225) 235-6578/Email: dondelaville@cox.net or Email Bob Cook: baldeagle_37@cox.net.
  • WILDLIFE FIELD DAY: 8 a.m., Bob R. Jones Idlewild Research Station, 4419 Idlewild Rd., Clinton. Managing Habitat for Quality Deer Herds program. Sponsored by LSU Ag Center, South Louisiana Branch QDMA, Department of Wildlife & Fisheries. Food sources for deer, deer aging, antler scoring, feral hog baiting/trapping, 2013-2014 deer season report. Fee $40 includes refreshments, lunch. Call Tammy Bosch (225) 291-7500.

AROUND THE CORNER

  • MAY 9-10 — 9TH ANNUAL GULF COAST KAYAK FISHING SPRING TOURNAMENT: ShoreLine Park, South Gulf Breeze, FL. Open to the public. Fee $50 Inshore, nearshore categories. Preregistration required. Website: www.gulfcoastkayakfishing.com.

MAY 10 — 10TH-ANNUAL STEP OUTSIDE DAY: 9 A.M.-3 P.M., SHERBURNE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, LA. 975, KROTZ SPRINGS. FISHING, ARCHERY, CANOEING/BOATING, TARGET/TRAP SHOOTING, BIRDING, BLUE BIRD BOX BUILDING, ATV/BICYCLE SAFETY, TURKEY & DUCK CALLING, WATER SAFETY, BLACK BEAR INFO. NO FEE. LUNCH PROVIDED. SPONSORED BY ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES & U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE. REGISTRATION 8 A.M.. CALL USACE (337) 585-0853. WEBSITE: WWW.STEPOUTSIDE.ORG

MAY 10 — 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.

MAY 10 — FLY TYING CLASS: 9 A.M.-NOON, ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, 708 S. IRMA BLVD. GONZALES. NO FEE. BASICS OF TYING FRESH AND SALTWATER FLIES FOR BREAM, SAC-A-LAIT, BASS, REDFISH & SPECKLED TROUT. CALL DARRELL CRAWFORD (225) 644-7989.

MAY 10 — .22 RIMFIRE MATCHES: 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: BORDELONRP@COX.NET.

MAY 11 — MOTHER’S DAY

HUNTING

  • SPRING SQUIRREL SEASON: May 3-25, private lands only. Daily limit 3. Possession limit 6 after opening day. May 3-11 season open on 41 state wildlife management areas (check La. Hunting Regulations pamphlets for open WMAs), but closed on Kisatchie National Forest, national wildlife refuges and Army Corps of Engineers lands.

FISHERIES NOTICES

  • RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open in state waters. Daily limit 2 red snapper measuring 16 or more inches long. Anglers required to have fee-free Louisiana Recreational Offshore Landing Permit. Website: www.rolp.wlf.la.gov

GROUPER CLOSURE: Gag grouper take closed through June 30.

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