RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Resource Center for Educators, 5550 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge. Call Greg Brignac (225) 810-8645. Website:


CCA LOUISIANA STATE CONVENTION: Hotel Acadiana, 1801 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette. Workshops, speakers, Hall of Fame ceremony & Chapter Cook-off. Call David Cresson (225) 588-4823.


FLY FISHING 101: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Waddill Outdoors Education Center, 4142 North Flannery Rd., Baton Rouge. Open to public. No Fee. Preregistration requested. Hands-on instruction. Includes lunch, refreshments. Sponsored By Red Stick Fly Fishers. Call Dugan Sabins (225) 766-4060. Website:

3D ARCHERY TOURNAMENT: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Waddill Outdoor Education Center, 4142 Flannery Rd., Baton Rouge. Fees $20 adults, $5 children. Divisions available for all ages, skill levels. Sponsored by Tangi Archery Club. Call Ralph Sibley (225) 413-1917.

HIGH POWER RIFLE XTC REGIONAL MATCH COURSE: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. NRA-approved 200-, 300- & 600-yard tournament. Open to public. Fees, $12/adult, $5/junior (members), $15/adult, $5/junior (nonmembers). 80 rounds. Call Jay D. Hunt (985) 768-8469.

CAPITAL CITY BASS ELITE TEAMS TOURNAMENT: Neely’s Spokane Resort, Lake St. John, Ferriday. $30 membership fee. $100/team tournament fee, 100-percent payback. First in eight-tournament series. Call Jesse Brooks (225) 397-2071. Website:

FLW SOUTHERN CONFERENCE COLLEGE BASS TOURNAMENT: Toledo Bend, Paradise Point Park, Hemphill, Texas. 1:30 p.m. weigh-in. Second of four events. Website:

11TH ANNUAL LITTLE MO FLY FISHING FEST: 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Community Hall, Murfreesboro, Ark. Programs, casting & and fly tiers from Ark-La-Tex. Call Jeff Guerin (985) 531-6312. Website:



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FEB. 22-24 — 74TH ANNUAL LOUISIANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION CONVENTION: Embassy Suites, Baton Rouge. Includes Feb. 23 49th-annual Governor’s State Conservation Awards Banquet. Call LWF (225) 344-6707. E-mail:

FEB. 22-24 — BASSMASTER CLASSIC: Grand Lake of The Cherokees, Tulsa, Okla.

FEB. 22-24 — BASSMASTER CLASSIC OUTDOORS EXPO: Noon-8 p.m., Feb. 22; 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Feb. 23; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 24, Tulsa, Okla. No fee.

FEB. 23 — 26th ANNUAL ACADIANA FLY FISHERS CONCLAVE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd., Lafayette. Free. Programs, tying, exhibitors, casting clinics. Sponsored by the Acadiana Fly Rodders. Call Barry Dauphin (337) 873-8912. Website: HTTP://


MARCH 1-3 — Louisiana Ducks Unlimited Leadership Conference: Homewood Suites, Lafayette. Call Stephen Gauthier (337) 344-8253.

MARCH 3 — THE LOUISIANA DECOY RALLY: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Rd., Destrehan. Collectors’ displays & auction. Call David Haydel Jr. (504) 915-5484. Website:


deer/archery: Through Feb. 15, State Deer Area 6 & Special Atchafalaya Basin/I-10 south.

SQUIRRELS/RABBITS/QUAIL: Statewide through Feb. 28.

SNIPE: Statewide through Feb. 28.

CONSERVATION ORDER GEESE/EAST, WEST & COASTAL ZONES: Through March 9. Take restricted to blue, snow and Ross’ geese only. No daily nor possession limits. Hunters allowed to use electronic calls & unplugged shotguns. Special hours one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.


Elmer’s Island area: oil clean-up.

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