NOTICE: Events scheduled for August will not be posted in the calendar and will be considered postponed or canceled unless advised by organization/organizers about the status of each event.

TUESDAY

TUESDAY NIGHT BASS TOURNAMENT: 6-9 p.m., Morrison Parkway public launch, False River, New Roads. Weekly through Sept. 26 “classic.” Call Billy Baggett (225) 718-5395.

WEDNESDAY

LOUISIANA SHRIMP TASK FORCE MEETING: 10 a.m. Via Webinar: wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VAqzep8YQl2s95NPQhjIuQ.

THURSDAY

WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Joe Herring Room, state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. COVID-19 restrictions for attendees. Webinar via Zoom.

FRIDAY

FALSE RIVER COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, LA Express landing, Jarreau. Fee $40/boat, max two anglers. Weekly event with COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Call Storm Randall (225) 937-0489.

AROUND THE CORNER

AUG. 13—JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS MEETING: Boys & girls age-group bass tournaments for ages 7-10, 11-14 & 15-18 anglers. Call Jim Breaux (225) 772-3026.

ONGOING

STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO: Summer-long CCA Louisiana saltwater fishing event. Tagged Redfish, Offshore, Inshore, Ladies & Children’s divisions in multiple species. Registration required. Must be CCA member. Website: ccastar.com.

CATHOLIC HIGH ALUMNI FISHING RODEO: Through Labor Day. Catch/measure/photo catch. Website: catholichigh.org.

CANCELED

AUG. 10—RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: Baton Rouge. Website: rsff.org.

LDWF UPDATES

All Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries offices and wildlife management areas are open with mandates for social distancing, face masks and other virus-preventing measures. Public restrooms at those sites are closed.

Hunter Education classes have resumed. Website: wlf.louisiana.gov/page/hunter-education.

The Island Road boat launch on the Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA remains closed to construct a new boat launch. All other WMA launches open.

FISHING/SHRIMPING

OPEN RECREATIONAL SEASONS: Recreational red snapper Fridays-through-Sundays seasons, greater amberjack, lane snapper & all groupers except closed for the take of goliath & Nassau groupers in state/federal waters.

CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational gray triggerfish seasons in state and federal waters & commercial king mackerel season.

SHRIMP SEASONS: The state’s spring inshore season is closed except the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds remain open.

Email: jmacaluso@theadvocate.com