JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS AWARDS BANQUET: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. End-of-the-year anglers awards. Call Jim Breaux (225) 772-3026.
DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 31, State Deer Area 7, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.
RAILS & GALLINULES: Through Jan. 3, statewide.
DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 7, State Deer Area 10. Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.
DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 7, State Deer areas 1, 3, 4 & 8, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.
DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 14, State Deer Area 2, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.
DOVES: Third splits, North & South zones through Jan. 15.
DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 15 in State Deer Areas 3, 8 & 10.
DUCKS/COASTAL-WEST ZONES: Second split through Jan. 21.
DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 21, State Deer Area 6, with/without dogs. Either-sex take allowed.
DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 21, State Deer areas 5 & 9, bucks only, with/without dogs, except either-sex take allowed Sunday (Dec. 10), Dec. 30-31 & Jan. 13-14.
DUCKS/EAST ZONE: Second split through Jan. 28.
CANADA GEESE: Statewide second split through Jan. 31.
DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 31 in State Deer areas 1, 2, 4 & 7. Either-sex take allowed.
GEESE: Statewide second split through Feb. 11 (specklebellies, blues, snows & Ross’ geese).
DEER/ARCHERY: Through Feb. 15, State Deer areas 5, 6 & 9. Either-sex take allowed.
RABBITS, SQUIRRELS, QUAIL, SNIPE & NUTRIA: Through Feb. 28, statewide.
CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational red snapper, greater amberjack & gray triggerfish and commercial king mackerel & gray triggerfish closed in state and federal waters.
OPEN SEASONS: Gag grouper in state/federal waters.
FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open on all “inside” Louisiana waters until notified closure by state Wildlife & Fisheries.
Friday is the deadline for submitting activities and events for The Advocate's Outdoors 2018 Calendar scheduled to be published Jan. 4.
Please include: Event's name/title, time, date and location including the site, address and city.
Also include all fees, age limits or skill-level requirements and any other particulars for the event, including beneficiaries for fundraising events.
Other requirements are a full name of the contact person with the area code and phone number and e-mail address.
Send to Joe Macaluso, Advocate outdoors, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.