Return to Daylight Savings Time: 2 a.m.


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


Shrimp Task Force Meeting: 1 p.m., state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

STATE 2015-16 HUNTING SEASONS PUBLIC MEETING: 6 p.m., Ruston Civic Center, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston. Rescheduled after meeting was postponed due to winter-weather hazards.


WARREN COCO TRIBUTE/DUCKS UNLIMITED: 6 p.m., Burden Museum, Baton Rouge. Call Scott Singletary (225) 235-7085 or Stephen Babcock (225) 445-2361.

CAJUN LONG SPURS CHAPTER/NWTF BANQUET: 6 p.m., 4-H Mini Farm Building, LSU, Baton Rouge. Dedicated to memory of John Thompson. Call Kerry Bedell (225) 673-4110. Email:

JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS-DENHAM SPRINGS BASS MEETING: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Jim Breaux (225) 262-0929/(225) 772-3026.


BASS PRO SHOPS BASSMASTER CENTRAL OPEN: Ross Barnett Reservoir, Ridgeland, Mississippi. First in 3-event series. 7 a.m. daily launch, Madison Landing. Weigh-in 3 p.m. Madision Landing, Thursday & Friday. Saturday 4 p.m. final-day weigh-in Bass Pro Shops, Pearl, Mississippi. Website:


FALLEN OFFICERS MEMORIAL BASS TOURNAMENT: Red River South Marina, 250 Red River South Marina Road, Bossier City. Sponsored by La. Chapter, Concerns of Police Survivors. 2-angler teams. Fee $200. Field limited to 300 boats. Call Harry Watson (318) 564-6914. Email:


FLY TYING CLASS: 9 a.m.-noon, Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd. Gonzales. No fee. Basics of tying fresh and saltwater flies for bream, bass, redfish, speckled trout, and jigs for sac-a-lait. Call Darrell Crawford (225) 644-7989.

SMALLBORE/.22 RIMFIRE MATCH: 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. Next event: April 11-12 (Crawfish Invitational, 9 a.m., 240 shots). Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email:

BASSMASTERS HIGH SCHOOL OPEN: Toldeo Bend, Many. Second in two-tournament series. Website:


MARCH 15 — 34th ANNUAL KIWANIS OF POINTE COUPEE OPEN BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, public landing, Morrison Parkway, False River, New Roads. Weigh-in 3 p.m. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $150/team ($175 tournament day). Benefits Kiwanis False River projects. Call Kenneth St. Romain (225) 718-1319.

MARCH 17 — SAFE BOATING COURSE/U.S. POWER SQUADRON: 7 p.m., March 17, Munholland United Methodist Church, 1201 Metairie Road, Metairie. Complete course runs March 24, March 31 & April 7. Includes seamanship, equipment, navigation, emergencies & boating/licensing laws. No fee. $40 course book. State Boating Law certification course. Call Charley Heintz (504) 232-0063.


MARCH 20-22 — BOAT-N-FISHING SHOW: Northshore Harbor Convention Center, Slidell. Hours: 3-8 p.m., March 20; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., March 21; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., March 22. Fee $10. Website: Includes Rice & Spice Jambalaya Cook-Off ($50 entry fee) & March 21 Louisiana Saltwater Series “trailer” tournament (3 p.m. weigh-in; website:


TURKEY/YOUTH & PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED WEEKEND: March 21-22, private lands only.

TURKEY: Area A lands, March 29-April 26; Area B lands, March 29-April 19; Area C lands, March 29-April 12.


STATE/FEDERAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Closed in state & federal waters.

OPEN seasons: Greater amberjack & red grouper in state and federal waters. Recreational non-sandbar large coastal sharks in state waters through 12:01 a.m. April 1.

CLOSED seasons: Gag grouper closure through July 1, 2015; gray triggerfish for 2015.

FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Closed in most state inshore and offshore waters. See Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website ( for remaining open waters.