FALSE RIVER BASS TRAIL TOURNAMENT: 2 p.m. weigh-in. Black River Lake, Workinger Landing.


RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Emmitt Simmons (225) 335-4596. Website:

DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM: 6 p.m., City Council Chambers, Municipal Complex, Bossier City. Food plots, managing native browse and controlling feral hogs. LSU AgCenter seminar. Call Ricky Kilpatrick (318) 965-2326.


WEDNESDAY EVENING BASS TOURNAMENT: 5 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal, Maurepas. 2-angler teams, 3-bass limit. Weekly. Call David Cavell (225) 937-0046 or Canal Bank Club (225) 698-9074.

AMITE RIVER HUNTING RETRIEVER CLUB MEETING: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Mark Evans (225) 938-6981.


CCA LOUISIANA, SUGAR CHAPTER BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Cade Community Center, St. Martinville. Tickets $60, $30 spouse, $25 17-under. Dinner, auctions. Call Julie Grunewald (225) 952-9200.


FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS SERIES: 7 p.m.-midnight, False River, Public Landing, Morrison Parkway, New Roads. Weekly through Sept. 9. fee $30 per boat/1-2 anglers. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.


CASTING FOR KIDS RODEO: Safe daylight, Bobby Lynn’s Marina, Leeville. Boat and kayak divisions. Fee $25. Benefits Palliative Care Foundation of Baton Rouge. Call Michelle Poucher (225) 938-9079. Website:

FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Harold Henkel (225) 271-3100.

10th ANNUAL THE OAKS KIWANIS KLAYS: 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shooting, Riverside Lodge Skeet & Sporting Clays, 52400 La. 16, Denham Springs. 100-target sporting clays tournament. Shells, breakfast, lunch included. Fee $125/shooter, $150 after Aug. 15. Call Bob Blanchard (225) 806-3900. Website:

BATON ROUGE CHAPTER, ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Marriott Hotel, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge. Call Cliff Dufour (225) 405-0343 or Oren May (225) 924-5303.

3rd ANNUAL FISHING FOR FRANKIE BASS TOURNAMENT: 4:30 a.m. check-in to noon weigh-in, Pier 90, U.S. 90, Avondale. Fee $100/team. Benefits Michael Diaz Jr. and family. Call Audrey Raziano (985) 785-8411/(985) 703-0135 or April Sellers (504) 756-7020.


SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m. squadding, 9 a.m. matches, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9134 St. Landry Rd., Gonzales. 50-round NRA National Match Course (200 yards). Match fees $10 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. Club membership $15/year. Call George Serrett (225) 272-3538. Email:


AUG. 29—FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd, Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 851-3459.

AUG. 30—FLORIDA PARISHES FRIENDS OF THE NRA BANQUET: 6 p.m., Le Fleur de Lis, Ponchatoula. Tickets $50. Tables $450. Call Bubba Perrilloux (985) 969-0070 or Jeff Henderson (225) 921-6142.

SEPT. 2-4—51st ANNUAL ORIGINAL GRAND ISLE REDFISH RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Fee $20. 5 daily redfish awards among 50 trophies. Louisiana State Master Redfish Angler tournament. Call Bridge Side (985) 787-2419.


SEPT. 6—POINTE COUPEE CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED MEMBERSHIP BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Scott Civic Center, New Roads. Call Kenneth St. Romain (225) 638-8626.

SEPT. 11—LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY TEAM BASS TOURNAMENT: 6:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Fee $100/team. Benefits Baton Rouge Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Call Jimmy Sylvester (225) 405-4915 or John Chaney (225) 413-5142.

SEPT. 17—SAC-A-LAIT/BREAM FISHING WITH THE JIGGIN’ POLE CLASS: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 105, A.P. Tureaud Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge. J.B. Salter-taught class. Fee $42/LSU Union members, $53/nonmembers. Hands-on and classroom instruction, artificial and live baits, patterns and area fishing hotspots. Call LSU Leisure Studies (225) 578-5119.

SEPT. 17—INAUGURAL ROTARY CLUB OF CENTRAL BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 3 p.m. weigh-in, False River, Morrison Parkway public landing, New Roads. Fee $100/boat. $1,000 guaranteed first place. Benefits Central Community Assistance Foundation. Call Doug Blacklock (225) 938-3574.

SEPT. 17—RIDE-THE-BULL II EXTREME KAYAK RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Largest redfish landed and weighed, then released from a kayak/paddle craft in Caminada Pass. Fee $40. Registration required. Call Danny Wray (225) 721-8182. Website:

SEPT. 24—19th ANNUAL LOUISIANA FRIENDS AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 2:30 p.m. first-flight weigh-in (3 p.m. second flight), St. James Boat Club, U.S. 61, Sorrento. Fee $250 (pick-your-partner event). Field limited to 150 boats. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. $5,000 guarantee first place. Call Neff Villenurve (225) 647-2530 or Jeff Sullivan (225) 622-6879.

SEPT. 24—3rd ANNUAL BRSO BENEFIT CLAY SHOOT: 9 a.m., Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 100-target sporting clays. $150/gun. 4-shooter teams. Benefits Baton Rouge Symphony. Call BRSO (225) 383-0500.


STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO—S.T.A.R.: Saltwater fishing Through Labor Day. Truck/boats for specially tagged redfish. Prizes in several categories. Sponsored by CCA-Louisiana. Call (225) 952-9200.

GEAUX FISH: Through Sept. 5. Cash prizes up to $250,000 and other noncash prizes for 50 specially tagged speckled trout along Louisiana coast. Sponsored by La. Charter Boat Association. No fee. Registration and valid fishing license required. Website:


FALL INSHORE SHRIMP SEASONS: Opens 6 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22 in all three state inshore shrimp zones.



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