SOUTHERN FLY FISHERS RENDEZVOUS: North Toledo Bend State Park, Zwolle. Sponsored by the Federation of Fly Fishers Gulf Coast Council. Call Kyle Moppert (225) 343-0867. Website:


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ACADIANA FLY RODDERS PROGRAM: 6:30 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church Hall, 415 Roselawn, Lafayette. Call Richard Latiolais (337) 354-8957.


SNIPE: Nov. 2-Dec. 3, statewide.

SPECIAL DEER SEASON: Through Nov. 3 in State Deer areas 1, 4, 5, 6 & 9 for youths 17 and younger and resident honorably discharged veterans.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 3, State Deer Area 7, still-hunt only. Either-sex take allowed.

DUCKS/WEST ZONE: Nov. 4, special youth-only day, hunters 17 and younger

DUCKS/COASTAL ZONE: Nov. 4-5, special youth-only weekend, hunters 17 and younger

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Nov. 4-10, State Deer Area 7. Either-sex take allowed.

GEESE: Nov. 4-Dec. 3, statewide (Canadas, specklebellies, blues, snows & Ross’ geese).

DUCKS/EAST ZONE: Nov. 11, special youth-only day, hunters 17 and younger

DUCKS/COASTAL & WEST ZONES: Nov. 11-Dec. 3, first split.

RAILS & GALLINULES: Nov. 11-Jan. 3, statewide.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Nov. 11-17, State Deer areas 1, 4 & 6, either-sex take allowed, and State Deer areas 5 & 9 (bucks only).

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Nov. 11-26, State Deer Area 7, still-hunt only. Either-sex take allowed.

DOVES: Second splits/ North Zone, through Nov. 12; South Zone through Nov. 26.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 26, State Deer areas 3, 8 & 10. Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 5, State Deer Areas 2 Either-sex take allowed, still-hunt only.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 15 in State Deer Areas 3, 8 & 10.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 31 in State Deer areas 1, 2, 4 & 7. Either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Feb. 15, State Deer areas 5, 6 & 9. Either-sex take allowed.

RABBITS, SQUIRRELS & NUTRIA: Through Feb. 28, statewide.


NOV. 9—PONTCHARTRAIN FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 6:30 p.m., Olde Towne Fly Shop, 3675 Pontchartrain Drive, Slidell. Call Tristan Daire (985) 630-3892.

NOV. 9—JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Age group bass tournaments for ages 7-10, 11-14 & 15-18 anglers. Call Jim Breaux (225) 772-3026.

NOV. 10-11—FALL CATCH-AND-EAT FLY FISHING TRIP: Louisiana marsh fly-fishing trip. Sponsored by Red Stick Fly Fishers, Baton Rouge. Registration required. Call Randy Leonpacher (225) 769-1895. Website:

NOV. 10-11—FALL-N-TIDE XIII KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Cypress Cove Marina, Venice. Hosted by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Open to the public. $50 entry fee includes Friday evening meal, fish fry, t-shirt and captain's bag. Preregistration required. Website:

NOV. 11-12—NRA NATIONAL GUN COLLECTORS SHOW: Tulsa, Oklahoma. Sponsored by Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show. Historical/technical noncommercial displays of firearms & other artifacts from collectors. $10,000 cash/prizes for exhibitors. Registration open at website: Email:

NOV. 13—RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler (225) 892-4352. Website:

NOV. 18—WOMEN ON TARGET/FREE LADIES-ONLY SHOOTING CLINIC: 8:30 a.m., Southwest Gun Club, Edna Drive, off U.S. 98 between McComb and Tylertown. Trap shooting, air pistol and 22 caliber rifle and pistol sessions. No fee (Mississippi State Firearms Owners Association paying all fees), includes lunch & all firearms. Preregistration required. Call Club (601) 341-8797 or email Doug Bowser:


CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational red snapper closed in state & federal waters. Greater amberjack & gray triggerfish in state & federal waters throughout 2017. Commercial king mackerel season closed in state and federal waters throughout 2017.

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.