Louisiana Free Fishing DAY: No basic nor saltwater fishing licenses required for recreational anglers in state waters.

Archbishop Shaw Alumni Fishing Rodeo: Final day, Lafitte Harbor, 4932 Kenal Rd., Lafitte, noon-2 p.m. weigh-in.


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


CANAL BANK BASS TOURNAMENT: 5-8 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal. Wednesdays through Aug. 13th. Membership fee $15/angler. Weekly fee $40/boat. Call Todd Rabalais (225) 413-3634. Email:


BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES: BASS Fest ($1 million payout), Chickamauga Lake, Dayton, Tenn. Sixth in 8-tournament series to determine 2015 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers. Website:


FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway public landing, False River, New Roads. Fee $30/boat. Friday nights through Sept. 15. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.


Father-Daughter Fishing Rodeo: June 13-14, Moran’s Marina, Port Fourchon. Fee $50. Benefits the Bella Bowman Foundation. Email Matt Marchand:

FEDERATION OF FLY FISHERS TEXAS SOUTHERN CONCLAVE & SHOW: New Braunfels Civic Center, New Braunfels, Texas. Fee $10/day, $5/day under 18. Website:


Walker High Powerlifting Big Bass Bash: 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Closed to waters east of the Atchafalaya River and south of U.S. 90. Fee $100. Call John Chaney (225) 413-5142 or James Roberts (225) 975-1923.

FIELD PRECISION RIFLE MATCHES: 7:15 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. match, Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 60-round, 600-yard F-Class matches (35 caliber & smaller, 30-inch barrel limit). Website:

SAC-A-LAIT/BREAM FISHING WITH JIGGIN’ POLE CLASS: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tureaud Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge. J.B. Salter-taught class. Fee $42/LSU Union members, $53/nonmembers. Call LSU Leisure Studies (225) 578-5118.

False River Bass Club Trail Tournament: Henderson Lake, public landing. Fifth in seven-event, pick-your-partner series. $50 membership, $40/boat tournament fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 278-0673. Email:

.22 rimfire matches: 10 a.m., 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 $10 adults, $5 juniors. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email:



JUNE 20-21 — 7TH ANNUAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI FISHING RODEO: June 20-21, The Pavilion, Moran’s Marina, Flotation Canal Road in Port Fourchon. Rodeo & Youth divisions. Email Glen Randow:

JUNE 20-21 — HOLY CROSS SCHOOL ALUMNI & FRIENDS FISHING RODEO: June 20-21, Sweetwater Marina, 6205 Delacroix Hwy., Delacroix. Fee $40 adults, $20 students. Website:

JUNE 28 — BLUE JAY FISHING RODEO: Weigh-in at John Ryan Stadium, 100 Blue Jay Way, Metairie. Jesuit High, New Orleans. Website:


STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO—S.T.A.R.: Through Sept. 1. Sponsored by CCA-Louisiana. Entry fee/CCA membership required. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200.


JUNE 27-28 — 17TH ANNUAL SAVE OUR LAKE & COAST FISHING RODEO: New Canal Lighthouse, New Orleans. Fee $40/Open & Kayak divisions, $15/15-and-younger. Weigh-in 2-5 p.m. June 27, Noon-4 p.m. June 28. Call (504) 836-2205. Website:


FEDERAL RECREATIONAL Red Snapper Season: Through 12:01 a.m. July 11. Federal waters, Gulf of Mexico. Limit 2 per day, 16-inch minimum size.

SPRING INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open until further state notice in all state inside and outside waters.

STATE RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open in state waters. Daily limit 2 red snapper measuring 16 or more inches long. Anglers required to have fee-free Louisiana Recreational Offshore Landing Permit. Website:

RECREATIONAL FISHERIES cLOSURES: Gag grouper through June 30; greater amberjack, through July 31; gray triggerfish, through 2014 in state and federal waters.