THURSDAY

U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY, FLOTILLA 4-10 MEETING: 7 p.m., Kung Fu Restaurant, 1823 South Sherwood Blvd., Baton Rouge. Public invited. Call W.D. Moore (225) 603-2645.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

HUNTER SIGHT-IN DAYS: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Center, Woodside Drive, Walker. Hunting weapons & factory ammo only. No fee. Included scope mounting, minor repairs. Sponsored by Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, Walker Mayor’s Office & Pelican State Friends of the NRA. Call Training Center (225) 686-2241, Ext. 701 or Major Bobby Font (225) 665-4356.

SATURDAY

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.

RIDE-THE-BULL II EXTREME KAYAK RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Largest redfish landed and weighed, then released from a kayak/paddle craft in Caminada Pass. Fee $40. Registration required. Call Danny Wray (225) 721-8182. Website: www.calmwatercharters.net/ridethebull

ANGLING AGAINST AUTISM TEAM BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Fee $150. Benefits LSU Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Sponsored by Brian Harris Chevrolet. Call “Moonie” Bergeron (225) 938-2834 or Keith Thibodeaux (225) 938-0941. Website: AnglingAgainstAutism.com

5th ANNUAL FISHING FOR SCOUTS REGIONAL RODEO: Safe daylight to 2 p.m. weigh-in deadline, Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Largest “other” fish & Cajun Slam divisions. Fee $20. Sponsor levels available. Call Torrey Hayden (504) 889-0388/(800) 394-9410.

YOUTH FISHING SEMINAR: 9-11 a.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Lure, knots, casting, life jackets. Sponsored by CCA Livingston Chapter & 4H Club. Call David Cresson or Nolan Reynerson (225) 952-9200.

LIVINGSTON 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS PROGRAM REGISTRATION: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Open to all Livingston 4-H Club members. Archery, BB gun, rifle, shotgun safety, hunting safety & competition. Students 10 and older can receive state Hunter Education certificate. Call Bobby Bingham (225) 686-3020 or Robert Wendt (225) 664-8856.

SAC-A-LAIT/BREAM FISHING WITH THE JIGGIN’ POLE CLASS: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 105, A.P. Tureaud Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge. J.B. Salter-taught class. Fee $42/LSU Union members, $53/nonmembers. Hands-on & classroom instruction, artificial & live baits, patterns & area fishing hotspots. Call LSU Leisure Studies (225) 578-5119.

CONTRABAND FLY CASTERS EXPO: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Moss Bluff United Methodist Church, Moss Bluff. No fee. Fly fishing programs, tying demos, exhibitors, casting clinics, raffles, food, refreshments. Call Jim Gill (337)842-9513. Website: www.contrabandflycasters.net

ACROSS THE COURSE MATCH: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 200-, 300- & 600-yard courses. Email Jay Hunt: jdhunt3@yahoo.com. Website: PaloAltoGunClub.com

SUNDAY

FALSE RIVER BASS TRAIL TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, 2 p.m. weigh-in, Old River Landing, Old River. Ninth in 11-tournament pick-your-partner series. Fee $40/boat. $60 membership fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 638-5689.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22

ASCENSION CHAPTER-CCA LOUISIANA BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Trade Mart A, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, St. Landry Road, Gonzales. Dinner, auctions, membership. Tickets $60, $30 spouses, $25 youths, $500 tables. Drawing for 2011 GMC Sierra truck. Call Rad Trascher (225) 952-9200.

HUNTING SEMINAR 6:30 p.m., Bowie Outfitters, Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. Food plots, shoot/no shoot instruction, choosing first gun/bow, state Hunting Heritage Program. Call Bowie (225) 766-1200.

AROUND THE CORNER

SEPT. 24-LOUISIANA HUNTING & FISHING DAY: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Waddill Outdoors Education Center, 4142 N. Flannery Road, Baton Rouge. Other sites: Minden, Monroe, Woodworth. Fishing, fly casting, archery, canoeing, target shooting, bird watching & game cooking. No fee. Lunch provided. Sponsored by is sponsored by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, private sportsmen organization and other public agencies. Website: www.wlf.la.gov

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.

SEPT. 24-3rd ANNUAL BRSO BENEFIT CLAY SHOOT: 9 a.m., Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 100-target sporting clays. $150/gun. 4-shooter teams. Benefits Baton Rouge Symphony. Call BRSO (225) 383-0500.

SEPT. 24-10th ANNUAL JACOB DUGAS MEMORIAL BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing (either side), Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $180, $205 after 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 ($10 option big-bass pot; $10 optional no-bass pot). $3,000 first-place guarantee. Benefits Dugas Foundation. Proceeds to Cancer Society’s Taylor Hope Lodge. Call Curt Parent (225) 337-2996 or Philip Waguespack (225) 571-4169.

SEPT. 24-FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Harold Henkel (225) 271-3100.

SEPT. 25-HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY CLEAN OUT YOUR FREEZER DAY: 1-4 p.m., various locations in 12-parish Capital City area. Benefits Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.

SEPT. 25-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. Member of Civilian Marksmanship Program. Call George Serrett (225) 272-3538. Email: ghser-rett@netzero.net.

SEPT. 26-RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Orvis Shop, 7601 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. 7601 Bluebonnet Blvd. Call Emmitt Simmons (225) 335-4596. Website: www.rsff.org

SEPT. 26-FIN-ADDICT FLY FISH-ERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd, Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 851-3459.

JUST ANNOUNCED

SEPT. 3O-OCT. 2-FLY FISH LAKE CONCORDIA: Lake Concordia for bream &bass. Sponsored by Red Stick Fly Fishers, Baton Rouge. Registration required. Call Jack Lithgoe (225) 362-7901. Website: www.rsff.org

OCT. 1-3rd ANNUAL ST. MICHAELS OPEN TEAM BASS TOURNAMENT: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Michaels Church, 6484 La. 44, Convent. Fee $180/boat, $20 option Big Bass pot. $3000 first-place guarantee (60 boats). In conjunction with St. Michaels Church Festival. Call Tommy Bourgeois (225) 206-1676. Website: www.saintmichaelchurchfestival.com

OCT. 1-3rd ANNUAL RIO GRANDE FLY FISHING RODEO: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fly fishing for Rio Grande cichlids in Lafreniere Park in Metairie. Lunch and refreshments provided. Registration required. Sponsored by New Orleans Fly Fishers. Call Larry Offner (225) 978-1945. Website: www.warmfly.com.

OCT. 27-BATON ROUGE CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET

OCT. 27-29-13th-ANNUAL CLAY SHOOT FOR SCOUTS CLASSIC: Oct. 27, dinner & auction, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling, Plank Road; Oct. 28, Warm-up Shoot, Hunters’ Run, Port Allen; Clay Shoot, 7:30 a.m., Avondale Scout Reservation, Clinton. Benefits Istrouma Area Council. Email: lamarr.walker@scouting.org

HUNTING SEASONS

DOVES/FIRST SPLIT - North Zone: Through Sunday, Sept. 18. South Zone: Closed. Daily limit 15.

TEAL: Statewide. Through Sept. 25. Daily limit 4.

DEER/ARCHERY: Saturday, opening day, State Deer Areas 3 & 8. Through Jan. 15.

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