LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.
WEDNESDAY EVENING BASS TOURNAMENT: 5 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal, Maurepas. 2-angler teams, 3-bass limit. Weekly. Call David Cavell (225) 937-0046 or Canal Bank Club (225) 698-9074.
CCA LOUISIANA, WESTSIDE CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m.,
Carl Grant Civic Center, Plaque-mine. Tickets $60, $30 spouse, $25 17-under. Dinner, auctions. Call Geri Lynne Gilbert (225) 776-7112 or Jesse Thompson (225) 776-3831.
FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS SERIES: 7 p.m.-midnight, False River, Public Landing, Morrison Parkway, New Roads. Weekly through Sept. 9. fee $30 per boat/
1-2 anglers. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.
LOUISIANA SALTWATER SERIES TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, Moran’s Marina, Port Fourchon. Redfish 16-to-under 27 inches long. 2-angler teams. Fee $200. Third angler 16-under in Youth Division. Call Ashley Wethey (225) 765-5113. Website: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/.
PAC ATTACK IV KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Pointe-aux-Chenes Marina. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Fee $20. Open tournament. BCKFC members points event. Online registration at http://www.bckfc.org/.
SUNDAY, AUG. 21
FALSE RIVER BASS TRAIL TOURNAMENT: Safe day-light, 2 p.m. weigh-in. Black River Lake, Workinger Landing. Eighth in 11-tournament pick-your-partner series. Fee $40/boat. $60 membership fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 638-5689.
MONDAY, AUG. 22
RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Emmitt Simmons (225) 335-4596. Website: http://www.rsff.org/.
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AUG. 25-CCA LOUISIANA, SUGAR CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Cade Community Center, St. Martinville. Tickets $60, $30 spouse, $25 17-under. Dinner, auctions. Call Julie Grunewald (225) 952-9200.
AUG. 27-FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Harold Henkel (225) 271-3100.
AUG. 27-10th ANNUAL THE OAKS KIWANIS KLAYS: 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shooting, Riverside Lodge Skeet and Sporting Clays, 52400 La. 16, Denham Springs. 100-target sporting clays tournament. Shells, breakfast, lunch included. Fee $125/shooter, $150 after Aug. 15. Call Bob Blanchard (225) 806-3900. Website: http://www.theoakskiwanis.org/.
AUG. 27-BATON ROUGE CHAPTER, ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Marriott Hotel, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge. Call Cliff Dufour (225) 405-0343 or Oren May (225) 924-5303.
AUG. 28-SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m. squadding, 9 a.m. matches, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9134 St. Landry Rd., Gonzales. 50-round NRA National Match Course (200 yards). Match fees $10 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. Club membership $15/year. Call George Serrett (225) 272-3538. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUG. 27-3rd ANNUAL FISHING FOR FRANKIE BASS TOURNAMENT: 4:30 a.m. check-in to noon weigh-in, Pier 90, U.S. 90, Avondale. Fee $100/team. Benefits Michael Diaz Jr. and family. Call Audrey Raziano (985) 785-8411/(985) 703-0135 or April Sellers (504) 756-7020.
SEPT. 2-4-51st ANNUAL ORIGINAL GRAND ISLE REDFISH RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Fee $20. 5 daily redfish awards among 50 trophies. Louisiana State Master Redfish Angler tournament. Call Bridge Side (985) 787-2419.
SEPT. 6-POINTE COUPEE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED MEMBERSHIP BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Scott Civic Center, New Roads. Call Kenneth St. Romain (225) 638-8626.
SEPT. 9-11-TRAPPING WORKSHOP: Waddill Outdoor Education Center, 4142 North Flannery Rd., Baton Rouge. Classroom instruction and field exercises. Fee $25. Overnight accommodations available. Class limited to 25. Call Wesley Blanchard (337) 375-1932.
SEPT. 17-INAUGURAL ROTARY CLUB OF CENTRAL BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 3 p.m. weigh-in, False River, Morrison Parkway public landing, New Roads. Fee $100/boat. $1,000 guaranteed first place. Benefits Central Community Assistance Foundation. Call Doug Blacklock (225) 938-3574.
SEPT. 24-19th ANNUAL LOUISIANA FRIENDS AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 2:30 p.m. first-flight weigh-in (3 p.m. second flight), St. James Boat Club, U.S. 61, Sorrento. Fee $250 (pick-your-partner event). Field limited to 150 boats. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. $5,000 guarantee first place. Call Neff Villenurve (225) 647-2530 or Jeff Sullivan (225) 622-6879.
STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO: Saltwater fish-ing event through Labor Day. Truck/boats for specially tagged redfish. Prizes in species categories. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200.
GEAUX FISH: Through Sept. 5.
Cash prizes up to $250,000 and other noncash prizes for 50 specially tagged speckled trout along Louisiana coast. Sponsored by La. Charter Boat Association. No fee. Registration and valid fishing license required. Website: http://www.GeauxFish2011.com/.
FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASONS: Opens 6 a.m., Aug. 22 in all three state inshore shrimp zones.
CLOSED-RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON
Because of budget cuts, state park entrance hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays are 6 a.m. for parks with boat launches and 7 a.m. for parks without launches. The activities schedule is at http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/icalendar.aspx.
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