THURSDAY

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION & RESTORATION TECHNICAL COMMITTEE MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Email: Brad.L.Inman@usace.army.mil.

JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS-DENHAM SPRINGS AWARDS BANQUET: 7 p.m., venue changed to Waddill Wildlife Education Center, 4142 North Flannery Road, Baton Rouge. Call Jim Breaux (225) 262-0929/(225) 772-3026.

SATURDAY

M1 GARAND CLINIC & TOURNAMENT: 8:30 a.m. registration, Southwest Gun Club, Edna Drive, McComb, Mississippi. History, operation, shooting positions, cleaning, maintenance, safety & 35-shot firing course. Fee $50. Successful completion allows participant to purchase Garand from the Civilian Marksmanship Program. Call SW Gun Club (601) 341-8797. Email: dougbowser@cableone.net.

SUNDAY

TIGER ISLAND BASS CLUB TOURNAMENT NO. 6: 6:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. weigh-in, Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina, 1377 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson. Team format. Fee $50/boat. $25 membership paid thru June 30, 2016. Pay 1 place per 5 boats. Call Michael Blanchard (225) 938-3187. Email: brbassfan@gmail.com.

MONDAY

RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler (225) 892-4352. Website: www.rsff.org.

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LAFAYETTE KAYAK FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6 p.m., Pack and Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook, Lafayette. Call (337) 232-5854. Website: www.lafayettekayakfishing.com.

AROUND THE CORNER

DEC. 21 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Orvis Shop, Bluebonnet Boulevard. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225) 313-3813 . Website: www.rsff.org.

HUNTING

DOVES/NORTH ZONE: Dec. 10-Jan. 15.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREAS 1 & 6: Through Dec. 11, still hunt only, either sex.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 4: Through Dec. 11, still hunt only, bucks only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 9: Through Dec. 11, still hunt only, bucks only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 1: Dec. 12-Jan. 3, with/without dogs, either sex.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 4: Dec. 12-Jan. 3, with/without dogs, bucks only except during either-sex days of Dec. 12-13, Dec. 19-20, Dec. 26-27 & Jan. 2-3.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 6: Dec. 12-Jan. 24, with/without dogs, either sex.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 9: Dec. 12-Jan. 24, with/without dogs, bucks only except during either-sex days of Dec. 12-13, Dec. 26-27 & Jan. 9-10.

WOODCOCK: Dec. 18-Jan. 31, statewide.

CONSERVATION ORDER/GEESE/ALL ZONES: Through Dec. 18, first split. Take limited to blue, snow & Ross’ geese. Hours extended to one-half hour after sunset. Use of unplugged shotguns & electronic calls allowed.

DOVES/SOUTH ZONE: Dec. 19-Jan. 15.

DUCKS/COASTAL ZONE: Dec. 19-Jan. 17, second split.

DUCKS/WEST ZONE: Dec. 19-Jan. 24, second split.

DUCKS/EAST ZONE: Dec. 19-Jan. 31, second split.

CANADA GEESE/ALL ZONES: Dec. 19-Jan. 31, second splits.

GEESE/ALL ZONES: Dec. 19-Feb. 7, second split, includes specklebellies, blue, snow & Ross’ species.

SNIPE/ALL ZONES: Dec. 19-Feb. 28, second split.

RAILS & GALLINULES: Through Dec. 30, statewide.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 7: Through Jan. 3, with/without dogs, bucks only except during either-sex days Dec. 26-27.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 3 & 8: Through Jan. 10, still hunt only, either sex.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 5: Through Jan. 10 still hunt only, bucks only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 10: Through Jan. 10, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days Dec. 26-27.

DEER/ARCHERY: 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.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS/AREA 2: Through Jan. 17, with/without dogs, either sex.

QUAIL/SQUIRREL/RABBIT/NUTRIA: Statewide through Feb. 29.

FISHING

RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER: Open in state waters until further notice, but remains closed in federal waters. Daily limit is 2 with 16-inches minimum length.

CLOSED SEASONS: Federal recreational red snapper, greater amberjack, gray triggerfish (federal waters), red grouper & recreational non-sandbar large coastal sharks (state/federal waters) & commercial fishing for large coastal sharks in state/federal waters for remainder of 2015.

FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open coastwide until further notice.

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