LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Baton Rouge.
FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS SERIES: 7 p.m.-midnight, False River, Public Landing, Morrison Parkway, New Roads. Weekly Friday night tournament through Sept. 9. fee $30 per boat/1-2 anglers. Call Guy
Perkins (225) 293-3402.
MID RANGE RIFLE MATCH: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 600-yard prone match includes F-Class (any rifle, any sight, any support), FTR .223 &.308 with a bipod & conventional prone (any caliber). Email Lanny Russell: xmeister
@cox.net. Website: PaloAltoGunClub.com
52nd ANNUAL KAY-CEE SALTWATER FISHING RODEO: Through 1 p.m. Monday, Cypremort Point.
POINTE COUPEE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED MEMBERSHIP BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Scott Civic Center, New Roads. Call Kenneth St. Romain (225) 638-8626.
MASTERS FISHERMEN BASS FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Café Lagrange, 635 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs. Boaters, nonboaters welcomed. Cal Matt Yates (225) 278-3200/(225) 756-4591 Home or Roger May (25) 573-6406/(225) 665-1892.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8
SEPT. 8-LANDOWNERS MARKETING YOUR TIMBER SEMINAR: 6 p.m. registration, Nelson Memorial Building, LSU, Baton Rouge. Fee $15, $25 couples, $20 singles only after Sept. 2. Call Red Stick Forestry Assn. (225) 683-3101.
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SEPT. 9-11-TRAPPING WORKSHOP: Waddill Outdoor Education Center, 4142 North Flannery Rd., Baton Rouge. Classroom instruction & field exercises. Fee $25. Overnight accommodations available. Class limited to 25 students. Call Wesley Blanchard (337) 375-1932.
SEPT. 10-THE CAMP FLY FISHING ADVANCED SCHOOL: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., The Camp, Breaux Bridge. Federation of Fly Fishers Master and Governor certified instructors. Fee $135. Limited registration. Call Keith Richard (337) 344-0908. Website: www.the
SEPT. 11-LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY TEAM BASS TOURNAMENT: 6:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Fee $100/team. Benefits Baton Rouge Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Call Jimmy Sylvester (225) 405-4915 or John Chaney (225) 413-5142.
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. 17-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
SEPT. 17-5th 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.
SEPT. 17-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.
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.
STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO-S.T.A.R.: Through Monday (Labor Day), summer-long saltwater fishing event. Truck/boats for specially tagged redfish. Prizes in several specie categories. Sponsored by CCA-Louisiana. Through Labor Day. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200.
GEAUX FISH: Through Monday (Labor Day). Cash prizes up to $250,000 & other noncash prizes for 50 specially tagged speckled trout along Louisiana coast. Sponsored by La. Charter Boat Association. No fee. Registration & valid fishing license required. Website: www.GeauxFish2011.com
OPEN- FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASONS: all three state inshore shrimp zones.
OPEN-RECREATIONAL GREATER AMBERJACK SEASON: State & federal waters, Gulf of Mexico. Commercial amberjack season reopened Thursday through Oct. 30.
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