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

FLY TYING CLASS: 9 a.m.-noon, Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd. Gonzales. No fee. Basics of tying fresh and saltwater flies (Poppers, ?lil Tommies, Rooters, Bendbacks, shrimp.) Call Darrell Crawford (225) 644-7989.


HIGH POWER BENCHREST MATCH: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 100-yard match. Email: Website:


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


COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION & RESTORATION ACT PRIORITY LIST MEETING: 7 p.m., Wednesday (Nov. 16), Vermilion Parish LSU Ag Center, 1105 West Port St., Abbeville; 7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 17), Corps of Engineers office, 7400 Leake Ave., New Orleans. Email:


INAUGURAL SHOOTING FOR HUNGER SPORTS CLAYS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m., Wilderness Gun Club, 7 Teurlings Dr., Lafayette. Individual, 2-man flurry & 4-man teams. Fees $100/gun, $20/flurry team. Benefits Lafayette Food Bank. Sponsored by Pi Sigma Epsilon. Website:


DEER/PRIMITIVE FIREARMS: Through Friday (Nov. 11). State Deer Area 7, either-sex take . Still-hunt only.

DUCKS/YOUTH WEEKEND-EAST ZONE: Saturday (Nov. 12)-Sunday (Nov. 13). Limited to hunters ages 15 and younger.

DUCKS/WEST WATERFOWL ZONE: Saturday (Nov. 12) opening day first split. Through Dec. 4. Ducks, mergansers & coots.

GEESE/WEST WATERFOWL ZONE: Saturday (Nov. 12) opening day first split. Through Dec. 4.

DEER/PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: Saturday (Nov. 12) opening day, State Deer Areas 1, 4, 5, 6 Either-sex take allowed. Still-hunt only. Through Nov. 18.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Saturday (Nov. 12), State Deer Area 7. Still-hunt only. Through Nov. 27.

DEER/YOUTH-ONLY WMA HUNTS: Saturday (Nov. 12)-Sunday (Nov. 13), Corps of Engineers’ Indian Bayou Area (no antler restrictions hunt).

DEER/WMA HANDICAPPED WMA HUNTS: Saturday (Nov. 12)-Sunday (Nov. 13), Corps of Engineers’ Indian Bayou Area.

DUCKS/EAST WATERFOWL ZONE: Nov. 19-27 first split. Ducks, mergansers & coots.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Nov. 19, opening day, State Deer Areas 1, 4, 6 & Atchafalaya Basin, still-hunt only, either-sex (except some East Carroll Parish lands). Through Nov. 27, Atchafalaya Basin. Through Dec. 9, Areas 1 & 6. Through Jan. 15, Area 4.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Nov. 19-20, either-sex hunting, portions of East Carroll Parish. (Also Nov. 25-27).

QUAIL/PHEASANT: Nov. 19, opening day. Statewide through Feb. 29.

DOVES/SECOND SPLIT: South Zone: Through Nov. 27. North Zone: Closed.

GEESE/EAST WATERFOWL ZONE: First split. Through Nov. 27.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Nov. 27, State Deer Areas 3 & 8, still-hunt only.

SNIPE: First split through Nov. 30/East Waterfowl Zone. First split through Dec. 7/West Waterfowl Zone.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: State Deer Area 2. Still-hunt only, through Dec. 6

DEER/ARCHERY: State Deer Areas 3 & 8 through Jan. 15; State Deer Areas 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7 through Jan. 31; State Deer Area 6 through Feb. 15. Either-sex take allowed in Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8; bucks-only Area 6 (including special Atchafalaya Basin season) through Saturday (Oct. 15), then either-sex take through Feb. 15.

SQUIRREL & RABBIT: Statewide. Through Feb. 29.

NUTRIA: Statewide through Feb. 29. Daily limit is 5. Nontoxic shot only for shotguns. See state Hunting Regulations 2011-2012 for specific restrictions on take & pelting.

UNREGULATED BIRDS: Statewide through Jan. 1 for crows, blackbirds, cowbirds & grackles. Specific regulations for “depredating” order.




NOV. 19-ACROSS THE COURSE MATCH: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 200-, 300- & 600-yard courses. Email Jay Hunt: Website:

NOV. 19-WHERE Y’AK IV KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Gulf Outlet Marina, Chalmette. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Fee $20. Open tournament. BCKFC members points event. Online registration: