THURSDAY

BATON ROUGE CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., American Legion Hall, 151 South Wooddale, Baton Rouge. Call Jonathan Walker (225) 276-6380.

DUCKS UNLIMITED/SULPHUR CHAPTER BANQUET: 6 p.m., West Cal Arena, Sulphur. Tickets $40, $50 couples, $15 Greenwings. Call George Vincent (337) 527-5266 or Wayne Gray (337) 912-0699.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

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

SATURDAY

10th ANNUAL SORRENTO COPS & KIDS BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $120/boat. Cash prizes plus winners’ entry into 2012 tournament. Includes weigh-in jambalaya. Call Earl Theriot (225) 675-5356/(225) 268-9003.

CCA/PLAQUEMINES PARISH

REDFISH CHALLENGE AND YOUTH RODEO: Cypress Cove Marina, Venice. Oct. 28, Captain’s Meeting, Venice Marina, Venice. Teams up to 3 anglers. Fee $350, no fee for youth rodeo. Two live redfish 16-to-under 27 inches long. $15,000 first-place guarantee (100 boats) & $10,000 bonus. Call CCA (225) 952-9200. Website: www.ccalouisiana.com

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

BRITISH FIELD TRIAL

SOCIETY/GULF COAST CHAPTER FALL RETRIEVER FIELD TRIAL: Antlers & Wings Hunting Plantation, Kiln, Miss. Oct. 29, 16-dog Novice Stake; Oct. 30, 12-dog Open Stake. Call Lawayne Smith (601) 310-7829.

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

MASTERS FISHERMEN BASS FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Ryan’s, 910 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs. Boaters, nonboaters welcome. Call Matt Yates (225) 278-3200/(225) 756-4591 or Roger May (225) 573-6406/(225) 665-1892.

THURSDAY, NOV. 3

AMITE RIVER HUNTING RETRIEVER CLUB MEETING: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Mark Evans (225) 938-6981.

HUNTING SEASONS

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

DEER/YOUTH-ONLY: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, State Deer Areas 1, 4, 5 & 6. Either-sex take. Open to 17-and-younger.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Oct. 29-Dec. 6, State Deer Area 2. Still-hunt only.

DEER/YOUTH-ONLY WMA HUNTS: Oct. 29-30, Attakapas, Sherburne, Thistlethwaite (no antler restriction), Three Rivers, Salvador-Timkin, Big Lake, Grassy Lake, Pomme de Terre, Russell Sage (south of I-20) & Spring Bayou WMAs & Corps of Engineers’ Indian Bayou Area (no antler restriction), Old River Control-Lock Area & Bonnet Carre Spillway (special permit required).

DEER/WMA HANDICAPPED WMA HUNTS: Oct. 29-30, Sherburne, Three Rivers, Buckhorn (reservations required, call (318) 343-4044) & Russell Sage (south of I-20) WMAs & Corps of Engineers’ Indian Bayou Area.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 4, State Deer Area 7, still-hunt only.

GEESE/EAST ZONE: Nov. 5-27, first split.

DUCKS/YOUTH WEEKEND-WEST ZONE: Nov. 5-6. Limited to hunters ages 15 and younger.

DEER/YOUTH-ONLY WMA HUNTS: Nov. 5-6, Maurepas Swamp, Pearl River, Sandy Hollow (North Tract only), Tunica Hills & Ben’s Creek WMAs.

DEER/PRIMITIVE FIREARMS: Nov. 5-11, State Deer Area 7, either-sex take allowed. Still-hunt only.

DEER/WMA HANDICAPPED WMA HUNTS: Nov. 5-6, Alexander State Forest (reservations required, call (318) 371-3050), Sandy Hollow (North Tract only) & Ben’s Creek WMAs

SNIPE: Nov. 5-30, State East Waterfowl Zone; Nov. 5-Dec. 7, State West Waterfowl Zone.

DOVES/SECOND SPLIT: North Zone, Through Nov. 6; South Zone: Through Nov. 27.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 27, State Deer Areas 3 & 8, still-hunt only.

DEER/ARCHERY: State Deer Areas 3 & 8 through Jan. 15; State Deer Areas 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7 through Jan. 31; State Deer Area 6 through Feb. 15. Either-sex take allowed in Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8; bucks-only Area 6 (including special Atchafalaya Basin season) through Saturday (Oct. 15), then either-sex take through Feb. 15.

SQUIRREL & RABBIT: Statewide. Through Feb. 29.

NUTRIA: Statewide through Feb. 29. Daily limit is 5. Nontoxic shot only for shotguns. See state Hunting Regulations 2011-2012 for specific restrictions on take & pelting.

UNREGULATED BIRDS: Statewide through Jan. 1 for crows, blackbirds, cowbirds & grackles. Specific regulations for “depredating” order.

LICENSED PRESERVES/DEER-EXOTIC ANIMALS: Through Jan. 31.

LICENSED PRESERVES/PEN-RAISED BIRDS: Through April 30.

AROUND THE CORNER

NOV. 4-7-SOUTHERN FLY FISHERS RENDEZVOUS: North Toledo Bend State Park, Zwolle. Sponsored by Louisiana and Texas fly-fishing clubs. Call Kyle Moppert (225) 343-0867. Website: www.flyfishtexas.org

NOV. 6-RETURN TO STANDARD TIME: 2 a.m.

NOV. 9-ASCENSION PARISH CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 6 p.m., Civic Center, 219 South Irma Ave., Gonzales. Call Rickey Johnson (225) 937-3875.

STATE PARKS

The Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism has an up-to-date schedule for state parks and historic sites. Website: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/icalendar.aspx

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