NOTICE: Events scheduled for July and 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.

MONDAY

ARTIFICIAL REEF COUNCIL MEETING: 1 p.m., Zoom webinar, virtual attendance only. Public comment deadline noon, Monday to Mike McDonough: mmcdonough@wlf.la.gov.

TUESDAY

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

WEDNESDAY

LOUISIANA CRAB TASK FORCE MEETING: 1 p.m., via Webinar registration: wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KR5Mxv9WSTiyNmTlNXwPJQ

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY

BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES: St. Lawrence River, Waddington, New York. Weigh-in website: bassmaster.com.

FRIDAY

FALSE RIVER COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, LA Express landing, Jarreau. Fee $40/boat, max 2 anglers. Weekly event with COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Call Storm Randall (225) 937-0489.

POSTPONED

JULY 23-25—GRAND ISLE TARPON RODEO: Website: tarponrodeo.org.

AROUND THE CORNER

AUG. 1—CAERNARVON BASS TRAIL: Safe daylight, Delacroix Corporation launch, Caernarvon. Pick-your-partner, $150/team, $20 membership, $10 option big-bass kitty. Last in one-day points tournament series to qualify to two-day championship. Call Terry Jones (985) 255-2136. Email: terry.jones@sunbeltsupply.com.

AUG. 1—SATURDAY TRAP SHOOT: 8:30 a.m., Southwest Gun Club, McComb, Mississippi. Weather permitting.Call Doug Bowser (601) 341-8797. Email: douglasmbowser@att.net.

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

JULY 23-AUG. 4—NRA PRECISION PISTOL CHAMPIONSHIPS.

JULY 25-26—LFACC GARFISH RODEO: Manny’s, La. 22, Maurepas.

JULY 26—SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: Gonzales. Email George Serrett: gserrett41@cox.net.

JULY 27—RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 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.
  • The Island Road boat launch on the Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA remains closed to construct a new boat launch. All other launches open on this WMA.
  • All roads are open on the Grassy Lake WMA in Avoyelles Parish.

FISHING/SHRIMPING

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

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

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

Email: jmacaluso@theadvocate.com