RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Sydney Dobson (225)892-1613.
FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 6 p.m., Conference Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.
HUNTING SEASONS PUBLIC MEETING: 6 p.m., La. Ecological Services Field Office, Suite 400, 646 Cajundome Boulevard, Lafayette. Public comment on proposed 2016-2017 hunting seasons. Call Steve Smith (225) 765-2359. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW ORLEANS FLY FISHERS MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church Hall, 444 Metairie Rd., New Orleans. Call Sean Gilthorpe (504) 259-2329.
HUNTING SEASONS PUBLIC MEETING: 6:30 p.m., LSU Ag Center, 7101 Gulf Hwy., Lake Charles. Public comment on proposed 2016-2017 hunting seasons. Call Steve Smith (225) 765-2359. Email: email@example.com.
CARHARTT BASSMASTER COLLEGE CENTRAL REGIONAL: Gibson, launch from Bob’s Bayou Black Marina. Nicholls State host school. Tournament headquarters in Houma. Website: www.bassmaster.com.
HUNTING SEASONS PUBLIC MEETING: 6 p.m., Dry Prong Community Center, 705 2nd Street, Dry Prong. Public comment on proposed 2016-2017 hunting seasons. Call Steve Smith (225) 765-2359 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLY TYING 101: 2-4 p.m., Orvis Shop, Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. No fee. Hands-on fly-tying basics of fly tying. Materials, tools provided. Preregistration required. Call Alex Beane at (225)757-7286.
HUNTING SEASONS PUBLIC MEETING: 2 p.m., LDWF Monroe Office, 368 CenturyLink Drive, Monroe. Public comment on proposed 2016-2017 hunting seasons. Call Steve Smith (225) 765-2359/(318) 487-5885. Email: email@example.com.
PLAQUEMINES PARISH/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Buras Auditorium, Buras. Tickets $30-$75. Tables $700. $300 sponsor. Call Byron Prest (225) 615-1220 or Mitch Jurisich (504) 382-7061.
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FEB. 28 — SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9400 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. NRA 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual Civilian Marksmanship Program membership. Next match April 24. Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118. Email: SouthLAHighPower@hotmail.com.
FEB. 29 — FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd., Houma. Club meets last Monday each month. Call Stephen Robert, (985) 850-0082. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.
FEB. 29 — HUNTING SEASONS PUBLIC MEETINGS: 6 p.m., Convention Hall, 915 3rd Street, Alexandria & 6 p.m., LDWF Minden Office, 9961 U.S. 80, Minden. Public comment on proposed 2016-2017 hunting seasons. Call Steve Smith (225) 765-2359/(318) 487-5885. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARCH 3 — LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Also April 7
MARCH 4-6 — BASSMASTER CLASSIC: Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Website: www.bassmaster.com.
MARCH 5 — CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BASS CLASSIC: Safe daylight, Doiron’s Landing, La. 70, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Benefits Children’s Hospitals. Fee $250/team. $12,500 guarantee first place, $1,250 guarantee big bass. Pretournament check-in March 3, Cabela’s, Gonzales. Presented by Gerry Lane Automotive, Cabela’s. Call Gary Cross (225) 938-1808 or Brad Rodrigue (985) 209-0722. Website: www.childrenshospitalbassclassic.com.
SNIPE/ALL ZONES: Through Feb. 28, second split.
QUAIL/SQUIRREL/RABBIT/NUTRIA: Statewide through Feb. 29.
CONSERVATION ORDER/GEESE/ALL ZONES: Through March 6, second split. Take limited to blue, snow & Ross’ geese. Hours extended to one-half hour after sunset. Use of unplugged shotguns & electronic calls allowed.
OPEN SEASONS: Recreational red snapper in state waters out to nine miles; recreational greater amberjack, gray triggerfish & red grouper seasons until further notice. Notes: Greater amberjack minimum-size limit increased to 34 inches (fork length) & red grouper closure through March 31 in waters deeper than 20 fathoms.
FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Closed in all state inside waters and state outside waters to a distance of 3 nautical miles. Exceptions: Open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds, state outside waters east of Caillou Boca and west of Freshwater Bayou Canal, and fishery jurisdiction waters claimed by Louisiana beyond the three nautical mile closure zone.