THURSDAY-SATURDAY

  • GRAND ISLE TARPON RODEO: Sand Dollar Marina weighstation & Rodeo Tent, Grand Isle. Weigh-in schedule: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday & Friday; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Website: www.tarponrodeo.org.
  • FAUX PAS LODGE TOURNAMENT: Faux Pas Lodge, Venice Marina, Venice. Weigh-in 5-8 p.m. Thursday & Friday; 3-6 p.m. Saturday. Website: www.fauxpaslodge.com.

FRIDAY

  • 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.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • LOUISIANA OUTDOOR EXPO: 3-9 p.m. July 25; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 26; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27, Cajundome & Convention Center, Lafayette. Tickets $8 & $11.50. www.laoutdoorsexpo.com.

SATURDAY

  • CAPITAL CITY BASS ELITE TEAMS TOURNAMENT: Belle River Public Landing, Atchafalaya Basin. $30 membership fee. $100/team tournament fee, 100-percent payback. Last in 8-tournament series. Call Jesse Brooks (225) 397-2071. Website: www.capitalcitybassla.com.
  • NRA OUTDOOR CONVENTIONAL PISTOL (1800) MATCH: 9 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, 1393 La. 943-North, Donaldsonville. NRA Short Course/25 yards, 180 rounds in .22, centerfire & 45 groupings. NRA rules. Fee $10. Open to public. Call Skip Blanchard (504) 427-0050. Email: skip_blanchard@msn.com.
  • FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro, Denham Springs. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.

SUNDAY

  • SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9300 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. NRA 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual Civilian Marksmanship Program membership. Email: SouthLAHighPower@hotmail.com.

SUNDAY

  • RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Conference Room, Cabela’s, Gonzales. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225)313-3813 . Website: www.rsff.org.

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.

WEDNESDAY

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

AROUND THE CORNER

  • AUG. 2 — PALO ALTO MID-RANGE MATCHES: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 600-yard, F-Class/Prone match. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email: bordelonrp@cox.net.

JULY 31-AUG. 2 — BASSMASTER NORTHERN OPEN: LAKE CHAMPLAIN, PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. LAST IN 3-TOURNAMENT SERIES TO QUALIFY WINNERS FOR 2015 BASSMASTER CLASSIC. WEBSITE: WWW.BASSMASTER.COM.

AUG. 2 — DUCKS UNLIMITED-CENTRAL ST. MARY DINNER: 6-11:30 P.M., CIVIC CENTER, 116 COTTON RD., PATTERSON. CALL JENNIFER THIBODAUX (985) 255-9435 OR MARC FELTERMAN (985) 397-2848.

JUST ANNOUNCED

  • AUG. 2 — EASL’S 54TH KIDS FISHING RODEO: 6:30 a.m. registration, fishing 7-9 a.m., Twin Lakes, Dutchtown. Ages 2-14. No fee. Age-group & door prizes. Hot dogs & jambalaya served. Must bring own tackle. Only crickets & worms allowed for bait. Call Ryan Schilling (225) 413-9193.

AUG 3 — JUNIOR CHOUPIQUE RODEO: 9 A.M.-NOON, ST. JAMES BOAT CLUB, U.S. 61 AT BLIND RIVER. KIDS ONLY UP TO 15 YEARS OLD. REGISTRATION 25 CENTS. FISHING FROM THE BANK ONLY. LARGEST FISH & MOST FISH CATEGORIES. DOOR PRIZES. PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST ACCOMPANY CHILDREN. CALL BOAT CLUB (225) 869-8966 OR CRAIG CALCAGNO (225) 206-2476.

AUG. 7 — CCA WESTSIDE CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 P.M., CARL F. GRANT CIVIC CENTER, 24700 J. GERALD BERRET BLVD., PLAQUEMINE. DINNER, LIVE/SILENT AUCTIONS, 1-YEAR CCA MEMBERSHIP & SPECIAL $100/TICKET 22-FOOT BAY BOAT RAFFLE. TICKETS $60, $30 SPOUSE, $25 YOUTH, $480 TABLES. CALL RYAN GUERIN (225) 952-9200. EMAIL: CCAWESTSIDECHAPTER@GMAIL.COM.

AUG. 9 — ABOUT BOATING SAFETY: 9 A.M.-5 P.M., PASS PRO SHOPS, DENHAM SPRINGS. U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY-BATON ROUGE FLOTILLA 4-10 CLASS THAT MEETS STATE/FEDERAL SAFE BOATING COURSE REQUIREMENTS. FEE $25 FOR COURSE MANUAL/MATERIALS. COVERS STATE/FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS, NAVIGATION RULES, BOATING EMERGENCIES, TRAILERING, DOCKING, KNOTS. CALL D.C. JENSEN (225) 275-8084.

ONGOING

  • 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.

FISHERIES NOTICES

  • 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: www.rolp.wlf.la.gov.
  • FEDERAL RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON: Closed in federal waters throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

SPRING INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Closed in all state inside waters except Breton and Chandeleur Sounds (the double-rig line). Map details website: www.wlf.la.gov.

RECREATIONAL FISHERIES cLOSURES: Greater amberjack, through July 31; gray triggerfish, through 2014 in state and federal waters.

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