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.
NEW IBERIA CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED HAPPY HOUR: 6 p.m., Clementines, 113 E. Main Street, New Iberia. No fee. Call Jason Foster (985) 637-3469.
LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.
NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 5:30 p.m., Hilton Riverside, 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans. Call John Driscoll (504) 329-6310 or Mike Benge (504) 523-2245.
BASSMASTER SOUTHERN OPEN: Lake Norman, Charlotte, N.C. Last in 3-tournament series to qualify winners for 2015 Bassmaster Classic. Website: www.bassmaster.com.
FEDERATION OF FLY FISHERS SOUTHERN CONCLAVE & SHOW: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, Baxter County Fairgrounds, Mountain Home, Ark. $10/day, $5/under 18. Special youth, women’s activities. Call Chris Jackson (870) 499-3056. Website: www.southerncouncilfff.org.
NSSF RIMFIRE CHALLENGE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Old Fort Gun Club, Fort Smith, Ark. Individual & family competition in 22-caliber rimfire pistol and rimfire rifle competition. Website: www.nssf.org/rimfire/championship.
13TH-ANNUAL JACOB DUGAS MEMORIAL BASS TOURNAMENT: Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner benefit bass tournament. Fee $180/team. Call Philip Waguespack (225) 571-4169 or Curt Parent (225) 337-2996.
CABELA’S LADIES DAY OUT: Day-long women in the outdoors activities, seminars, Cabela’s, I-10 at La. 30, Gonzales.
STATE MID-RANGE RIFLE/PRONE MATCH: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 600-yard, F-Class/Prone match. Fees $60 adults, $20 juniors (add $5 after Sept. 28). Field limited to 60 shooters. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AROUND THE CORNER
OCT. 8 — METRO NEW ORLEANS CCA FALL FISHING SEMINAR: 5:30 p.m., Bent Marine, 8001 Airline Dr., Metairie. Speakers Don Dubuc, Andy LeBlanc, Mike Gallo, CT Williams, Peace Marvel, Ahab Broaddus, Dudley Vandenborre, Greg Schlumbrecht. $5 at door (no fee for women, children). Supper included. Call Nolan Reynerson (225) 952-9200.
OCT. 11 — WILD THINGS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, La. 434, Lacombe. Canoeing, wildlife crafts, fly tying, youth wildlife art. No fee. Sponsored Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges. Call (985) 882-2000.
OCT. 16 — A WILD NIGHT: 7 p.m., Live Oak Arabians, Jefferson Highway. 2014 Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Foundation fundraiser (Youth Hunter Education Challenge, La. Saltwater Series, Whooping Crane Restoration, etc.) Catered dinner, live/silent auctions. Call LWFF (225) 765-5100. Website: www.lawff.org.
oCT. 9 — Baton Rouge CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED Banquet: 6 p.m., Parker Coliseum, Ag Center Drive, LSU, Baton Rouge. Call Grey Hammett (225) 936-2551 or Jonathan Palmer (225) 315-0888.
- ote: Consult the 2014-2015 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet for complete seasons/regulations and hunting seasons on wildlife management areas.
YOUTH-ONLY WMA SQUIRREL HUNT WEEKEND: Sunday, final day. Hunters 17 and younger when accompanied by weaponless adult on Bodcau, Boeuf, Clear Creek, Jackson-Bienville, Little River, Pearl River, Russell Sage, Sandy Hollow, Sherburne, Spring Bayou & West Bay wildlife management areas. Self-clearing permits required.
DEER/ALL WEAPONS/veterans only: Through Oct. 3, special season, private lands only, for honorably discharged Louisiana resident veterans on State Deer Areas 3, 7, 8 & 10.
DOVES: First split through Sunday (Sept. 28), North Zone. South Zone closed. Two splits remaining in both zones.
TEAL, RAILS & GALLINULES: Statewide through Sunday (Sept. 28), statewide.
SQUIRRELS/RABBITS: Oct. 4, opening day, statewide, through Feb. 28, private lands.
DEER/ARCHERY SEASON: Through Jan. 15, State Deer Areas 3, 8 & 10. Either-sex take allowed. Wednesday (Oct. 1), opening day, State Deer Areas 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9.
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.