THURSDAY

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION & RESTORATION TASK FORCE MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Corps of Engineers office, 7400 Leake Ave., New Orleans. Call Brad Inman (504) 862-2124.

S.T.A.R. BANQUET: 5 p.m., Live Oak Arabians, 6300 Jefferson Hwy., Baton Rouge. Awards for first-place finishers in CCA-Louisiana summer-long Statewide Tournament and Anglers’ Rodeo. Live/silent auction & dinner. Tickets $50. Tables $500. No fee 12-under with paid adult. Call CCA office (225) 952-9200.

ST. BERNARD CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Civic Center, 8245 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Call Chad Clark (985) 951-0233 or Al Waller (504) 872-9180.

SATURDAY

NRA OUTDOOR CONVENTIONAL PISTOL (1800) MATCH: 9 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, 1393 La. 943-North, Donaldsonville. NRA Short Course/25 yards, 180 rounds in .22, centerfire & 45 groupings. NRA rules. Fee $10. Open to public. Call Skip Blanchard (504) 427-0050. Email: skip_blanchard@msn.com.

24TH-ANNUAL TERREBONNE/DU GREENWING DAY: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Terrebonne Parish Sheriffs Rifle Range, 2100 Savanne Road, Houma. Boys & girls 17-younger. Fee $15 includes DU membership. Gun & ATV safety; B.B. gun, 22-caliber rifle, black powder & archery shooting, duck calling contest. Lunch included. Call Jimmy Klingman (985) 226-1875/(985) 851-3434.

FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro, Denham Springs. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

CAJUN CLASSIC STATE .22 RIMFIRE CHAMPIONSHIP: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 120 shots for record at 50 & 100 yards in F-Class Prone (any sight, any rifle, any support), Bench Rest & Conventional Prone. Fees vary by shooter. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: bordelonrp@cox.net.

SUNDAY

SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9300 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. NRA 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual Civilian Marksmanship Program membership. Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118. Email: SouthLAHighPower@hotmail.com.

MONDAY

RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Conference Room, Cabela’s, Gonzales. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225)313-3813 . Website: www.rsff.org.

FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd, Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 850-0082. Website: Finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.

WEDNESDAY

CARENCRO CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Community Center, 5115 N. University Avenue, Carencro. Call Ellis Guilbeau (337) 277-7695.

SMILING MALLARD CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., Civic Center, 1638 Creswell Lane, Opelousas. Call James Wallace (337) 290-5975. Email: jamesw@rcfinsurance.com.

AROUND THE CORNER

OCT. 30 — NORTHSHORE CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., Benedict’s Plantation, 1144 North Causeway Blvd., Mandeville. Call Joey Gauthier (504) 621-4917. Email: joeygauthier@charter.net.

OCT. 30 — NEW IBERIA CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Gougenhim Buidling, New Iberia. Call Jason Foster (985) 637-3469.

OCT. 30 — LAKE CHARLES CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Lake Charles Country Club, Lake Charles. Call Ryan Boyd (337) 274-2267.

OCT. 31-NOV. 1 — SOUTHERN FLY FISHERS RENDEZVOUS: North Toledo Bend State Park, Zwolle. Sponsored by the Federation of Fly Fishers Gulf Coast Council. Call Kyle Moppert (225) 343-0867. Website: www.gulfcoastfff.org.

oct. 31 — COMMUNITY CLINIC SHOOT FOR A CAUSE: 8:30 a.m. registration, Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 4-shooter teams. Fee $600/team (shells provided, included lunch). Morning and afternoon shooting times. Benefits Baton Rouge Community Clinic (dental, medical, vision & mental-health services). Call The Clinic (225) 769-3377.

NOV. 2 — RETURN TO STANDARD TIME: 2 a.m.

JUST ANNOUNCED

NOV. 1 — HOOK KIDS ON FISHING: 8 a.m.-noon, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, off La. 30, Gonzales. Seven teaching stations for boys & girls. Youngsters must complete all 7 stations for frree rod & reel (first 50 youngsters). In conjunction with 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nautical Flea Market. Call Steve McDaniel (225) 243-7074/(225) 278-2003.

HUNTING SEASONS

NOTE: Consult the 2014-2015 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet for complete seasons/regulations on private, state and federal lands.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Through Friday, State Deer Area 2. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ALL WEAPONS/YOUTHS & veterans only: Oct. 25-31, special season, private lands only, for honorably discharged Louisiana resident veterans & youths 17-and-younger on State Deer Areas 1, 4, 5, 6 & 9. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Oct. 25-Dec. 3, State Deer Area 2. Still-hunt only. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ MODERN FIREARMS: Through Oct. 31, bucks only, State Deer Area 7. Still-hunt only.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Nov. 1-7, State Deer Area 7, bucks only.

SNIPE: Nov. 1-Dec. 7, Coastal Migratory/Waterfowl Zone.

DOVES: Through Nov. 9, North Zone; Through Dec. 3, South Zone; Second of three splits.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 30, State Deer Area 3 & 8. Still-hunt only. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 30, bucks only, State Deer Area 10, except either-sex days Oct. 19, Nov. 8-9 & Nov. 28-30. Still-hunt only.

DEER/ARCHERY SEASON: 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, except bucks only through Oct. 15 on State Deer Areas 6 & 9.

SQUIRRELS/RABBITS: Through Feb. 28, statewide, private lands.

FISHERIES NOTICES

STATE RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open in state waters. Daily limit 2 red snapper, 16 inches minimum length. Anglers required to have fee-free Louisiana Recreational Offshore Landing Permit. Website: www.rolp.wlf.la.gov.

FEDERAL RECREATIONAL Red Snapper Season: Closed in federal waters throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

RECREATIONAL FISHING CLOSURES: Greater amberjack & gray triggerfish seasons closed for remainder of 2014.

Fall INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Opened statewide until further notice.

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