TUESDAY

LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Joe Herring Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

WEDNESDAY

GULF COUNCIL'S SCIENTIFIC & STATISTICAL COMMITTEE WEBINAR MEETING: Noon-4 p.m. (CST). Agenda: assessments for king mackerel, cobia, vermillion snapper, scamp & 2021 stock assessment schedule. Website: gulfcouncil.org.

HUNTING SEASONS

See 2018-2019 Louisiana Hunting Pamphlet for bag limits, shooting times, other restrictions & state WMA season dates.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 6, State Deer Areas 1, 3, 4 & 8, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 6, State Deer Area 10, still-hunt only, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Jan. 7-20, State Deer Areas 1 & 4, still-hunt only, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 13, State Deer Area 2, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

DOVES: Through Jan. 14, third split, North and South zones.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Jan. 14-20, State Deer Area 2, still-hunt only, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 20, State Deer Area 6, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 20, State Deer Areas 5 & 9, with/without dogs, bucks only.

DUCKS: Coastal & West zones, Through Jan. 20, second split.

DUCKS: East Zone, Through Jan. 27, second split.

DEER/ARCHERY: State Deer Areas 3, 7, 8 & 10, through Jan. 15. Through Jan. 31, State Deer areas 1, 2 & 4, either-sex take allowed.

CANADA GEESE: Through Jan. 31, second split, statewide but closed in portions of Cameron and Vemilion parishes.

WOODCOCK: Through Jan. 31, statewide.

GEESE: Through Feb. 10, second split, specklebelly, blue, snow & Ross’ species, statewide.

SNIPE: Through Feb. 28, statewide, second split.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Feb. 15 (either sex), State Deer Areas 5, 6 & 9.

SQUIRREL & RABBIT: Through Feb. 28, statewide private lands & selected wildlife management areas.

QUAIL: Through Feb. 28, statewide, private lands only.

AROUND THE CORNER

JAN. 10—FERAL HOG MANAGEMENT ADVISORY TASK FORCE MEETING: 9 a.m., Joe Herring Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Email: Dr. Jim LaCour , LDWF Wildlife Veterinarian: jmlacour@wlf.la.gov.

JAN. 10—JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Seminar Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Age group bass tournaments for ages 7-10, 11-14 & 15-18 anglers. Call Jim Breaux (225) 262-0929/(225) 772-3026.

JAN. 12—GEAUX FISH RAINBOW TROUT FISHING RODEO: 8:30 a.m., BREC’s Zachary Community Park, 20055 Old Scenic Highway, Zachary.

JAN. 12—FLY-TYING CLASS: 9 a.m.-noon, Ascension Parish Library, 708 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales. No fee. Learn to make basic bream, bass and saltwater flies and sac-a-lait jigs. Must bring materials. Also Feb. 9, March 9, April 13. Call Darrel Crawford (225) 253-4127. Email: wimpflies@gmail.com.

JAN. 13—GEAUX FISH RAINBOW TROUT FISHING RODEO: 8:30 a.m., BREC’s Howell Community Park, 5509 Winbourne Avenue, Baton Rouge.

FISHING/SHRIMPING

OPEN SEASONS: Recreational all groupers except gag, goliath & Nassau groupers in state/federal waters.

CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational greater amberjack, red snapper and gray triggerfish seasons state and federal waters.

SHRIMP CLOSURE: State Wildlife and Fisheries closed the fall inshore season in all state inside waters Dec. 17, except in inside waters east of the Mississippi River in Chef Menteur and Rigolets passes, Lake Borgne, Mississippi Sound, the MRGO, the Intracoastal Waterway in Orleans Parish from the East Closure Sector Gate west to the intersection with the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, and open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds. All state outside waters seaward of the Inside/Outside Shrimp Line will remain open.

Email: jmacaluso@theadvocate.com