JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS-DENHAM SPRINGS BASS MEETING: 7 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Jim Breaux (225) 262-0929/(225) 772-3026.


SWOLLFEST FISHING RODEO: Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle. Weigh-ins 5-7 p.m. June 12-13. Tickets $60, $15 12 and younger. Blue Water, Coastal, Inshore, Women’s, Children’s, Kayak & “Belly Buzzard” divisions. Overall rodeo Best Boat offshore and inshore, Kayak & Heaviest Fish awards. Sponsorships available. Benefits Muscular Dystrophy and American Diabetes associations. Email: Website:


FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La. Express Landing, False River (south end), Jarreau. Fee $30/boat plus launch fee (maximum 2 anglers). Weekly Friday night event through Sept. 11. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.


FATHER-DAUGHTER FISHING RODEO: June 12, registration, dinner; June 13, 6 a.m.-3 p.m., weigh-in 3-4 p.m., Moran’s Marina Fourchon. Fee $50 per angler. Call Matt Marchand (225) 931-7050. Email: gerald.m.marchand

DUCKS UNLIMITED SPONSOR SPORTING CLAYS SHOOT: Covey Rise Lodge, Husser. June 12 dinner/auction; June 13, 8 a.m. shoot. Call Dr. Brian Brogle (504) 931-7664 or Sam Elliott (504) 416-3103.


MONTEGUT SPECKLED TROUT RODEO: Gene’s Bar, 1180 La. 55, Montegut. Call Timmy Norman (985) 720-5877.


FAMILY FISH FEST: 6 a.m.-noon, Myrtle Grove Marina, Myrtle Grove. Fee $10 includes lunch. Fishing tournament: Little Angler/10-under, Junior Angler/11-16 & Team/adult & youth anglers. First 50 to register receive rod and reel. First 100 receive “goodie” bag. Fish ID, cast netting, knot tying, casting instruction, scavenger hunt & raffles. Preregistration: Call Danica Williams (504) 628-7282. Email:

SMALLBORE/.22 RIMFIRE MATCH: 10 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 120 shots for record at 50 & 100 yards in F-Class Prone (any sight, any rifle, any support), Bench Rest & Conventional Prone. Fees $10 adults, $5 juniors. Call Richard Bordelon (225) 753-7675. Email:

FALSE RIVER BASS CLUB TRAIL TOURNAMENT: Adams Landing, Belle River. Fifth in 7-event, pick-your-partner series. $40 membership, $40/boat tournament fee. Call Kenny Mix (225) 278-0673. Email:

TROUT CHALLENGE KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Open to all Louisiana waters, weigh-in at Pack and Paddle, Lafayette. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Third in five-tournament series. Fee $20. Open to public. BCKFC members Angler of the Year points event. Registration:

E.D. WHITE OPEN FAMILY FISHING RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. For E.D. White Catholic High. Call Bridge Side (985) 787-2419.


INAUGURAL DEPUTY JEREMY TRICHE SPOTS AND DOTS FISHING: Safe daylight with 1-4 p.m. weigh-in, Harbor Light Marina Pavilion, Cocodrie. First, second & third places in Adult & Children’s Division in heaviest 5 Speckled Trout (12-inch minimum) and heaviest 5 Redfish (16 inches minimum but less than 27 inches longh) stringers categories. Fee $50. No fee for anglers 16 and younger. Benefits Deputy Jeremy Triche Fallen Hero Foundation. Call Mike Triche (504) 628-5235.


LAFAYETTE KAYAK FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6 p.m., Pack and Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook, Lafayette. Call (337) 232-5854. Website:


JUNE 18 — CENLA CHAPTER-CCA BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Riverfront Center, 707 Main Street, Alexandria. Tickets $65, $35 spouses, $25 youths, $500 tables. Call CCA Louisiana (225) 952-9200.

JUNE 20 — SAFE BOATING COURSE/U.S. POWER SQUADRON: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mel Ott Rec Center, 2501 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna. Also 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27. State-certified boating course. Includes seamanship, equipment, navigation, emergencies & boating/licensing laws. Call Charley Heintz (504) 232-0063. Website:

JUNE 20 — LAFOURCHE PARISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RODEO: Bridge Side Marina, Grand Isle. Call Bridge Side (985) 787-2419.

JUNE 22 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Orvis Shop, Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225) 313-3813 . Website:

JUNE 25 — NEW ORLEANS FLY FISHERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Whitney Bank, 1441 Metairie Rd., New Orleans. Call Sean Gilthorpe (504) 259-2329.


JUNE 24 — 23RD BLUE JAY FISHING RODEO REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Noon for June 27 open-water rodeo. Weigh-in, John Ryan Stadium, 100 Blue Jay Way, Jefferson Parish. Fishing begins at 6 a.m. June 26. Fee $40 adults, $25 ages 18 and younger. Also Ray Coates Mullet Toss Contest. Age group divisions for Bass, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Redfish (16-to less that 27 inches), Red Snapper & 5-Trout Stringer. Email Mike McMahon:


STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLER’S RODEO: Through Labor Day, summer-long, multi-species coastal fishing competition. CCA membership required & S.T.A.R. fee through Labor Day. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.


STATE RED SNAPPER SEASON: Open daily in state waters until further Department of Wildlife & Fisheries notice. Two-fish daily limit with 16-inch minimum size.


OPEN seasons: Red grouper in state and federal waters.

SPRING INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open statewide in coastal waters until further notice.

CLOSED seasons: Greater amberjack season closed through July 31 in state and federal waters. Gag grouper closure through July 1, 2015; gray triggerfish for 2015. Recreational non-sandbar large coastal sharks in state waters closed & closure ordered for remainder of 2015 for commercial fishing for large coastal sharks in state and federal waters.