All Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries offices are closed “until further notice.” For recreational, commercial, boating and all other licensing needs, go to the LDWF website: wlf.louisiana.gov.
Note: Because of the coronavirus situation, some events listed might be canceled or postponed.
GULF OF MEXICO FISHERIES SHRIMP ADVISORY PANEL MEETING: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.. Via Webinar. Website: gulfcouncil.org.
TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENT: 6-9 p.m., Morrison Parkway public launch, False River, New Roads. Weekly through Sept. 26 “classic” (must fish 10 Tuesday to qualify). Call Billy Baggett (225) 718-5395.
FALSE RIVER COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La Express launch, Jarreau. Fee $40/boat (two-angler boats; pay at store before launching). Weekly event through spring, summer. Call Storm Randall (225) 937-0489.
SATURDAY—9th ANNUAL ONE MAN SHOOT SPORTING CLAYS: Riverside Sporting Clays, Denham Springs. Website: onemanshoot.com.
SATURDAY—CENLA FLY FISHING 101: Booker-Fowler Hatchery, Forest Hill.
Also: all FLW/BFL & College bass fishing tournaments through April 4; all National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl & National Rifle Association national, regional and local events.
MONDAY—RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING: Independence Park Library, Baton Rouge.
SATURDAY–73rd ANNUAL BIG BASS RODEO & FISHTIVAL: New Orleans.
SATURDAY—FELICIANA WILDLIFE EXPO: Clinton.
SATURDAY–BOOKER FOWLER FISH HATCHERY OPEN HOUSE: Woodworth.
MARCH 30-APRIL 2—GULF OF MEXICO FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL MEETING: Gulf Shores, Alabama.
APRIL 4-5—ARCHERY IN LA. SCHOOLS STATE SHOOT: Shreveport.
Also: state hunter education and boater education classes & all BREC Outdoor Experience events/activities.
TURKEY: March 28-29, youth/physically challenged weekend, statewide.
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MARCH 29—SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, St. Landry Road, Gonzales. NRA match rifle or service rifle, 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual club & Civilian Marksmanship Program membership (allows purchases from CMP). Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118. Email: email@example.com.
OPEN RECREATIONAL SEASONS: Recreational gray triggerfish, lane snapper & all groupers except closed for the take of goliath, Nassau & gag groupers in state/federal waters. Gag grouper closed in federal waters through May 31.
CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational red snapper & greater amberjack seasons in state and federal waters & commercial king mackerel season.
FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Closed in state outside waters between Caillou Boca and Freshwater Bayou & closed in all state inside waters except Breton & Chandeleur sounds.