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AUG. 10 — LOUISIANA SALTWATER SERIES/REDFISH: DELTA MARINA, EMPIRE. SIXTH IN 7-EVENT SERIES SPONSORED BY LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES. TWO-REDFISH CATCH, LIVE-FISH WEIGH-IN, REDFISH TAGGED/RELEASED. WEBSITE: WWW.LASALTWATERSERIES.COM.

AUG. 10-11 — CAPITAL CITY BASS ELITE TEAMS CLASSIC: VENICE MARINA, VENICE. LAST IN EIGHT-TOURNAMENT SERIES. CALL JESSE BROOKS (225) 397-2071. WEBSITE: WWW.CAPITALCITYBASSLA.COM.

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AUG. 16-17 — RIDE-THE-BULL IV EXTREME KAYAK RODEO: BRIDGESIDE MARINA, GRAND ISLE. LARGEST REDFISH (LANDED, WEIGHED, RELEASED) FROM KAYAK OR OTHER PADDLE CRAFT IN CAMINADA PASS. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. DIVISIONS: ROD & REEL, FLY FISHING. CALL DANNY WRAY (225) 721-8182. WEBSITE: WWW.CALMWATERCHARTERS.NET.

AUG. 17 — 2013 BATON ROUGE ANTIQUE DECOY SHOW: 9 A.M.-5 P.M., BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER, 10503 NORTH OAK HILLS PARKWAY, BATON ROUGE. DISPLAYS, VIDEOS, BUY-SELL-SWAP DECOYS & DECOY IDS/VAULATIONS. CALL GARY LIPHAM (225) 571-2835. EMAIL: GLIPHAM@BELLSOOUTH.NET.

FISHERY NOTICES

RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON/FEDERAL WATERS: CLOSED IN FEDERAL WATERS. OPEN IN STATE WATERS WEEKENDS-ONLY THROUGH SEPTEMBER/3-PER-DAY LIMIT, 16-INCHES MINIMUM SIZE. ANGLERS MUST HAVE NO-FEE LOUISIANA RECREATIONAL OFFSHORE LANDING PERMIT (WEBSITE: WWW.ROLP.WLF.LA.GOV/PERMIT/APPLY.

RECREATIONAL/COMMERCIAL AMBERJACK SEASONS: RECREATIONAL SEASON OPENS AUG. 1 THROUGHOUT GULF OF MEXICO. RECREATIONAL LIMIT IS ONE PER DAY WITH 30-INCHES MINIMUM FORK LENGTH.

RECREATIONAL/COMMERCIAL GRAY TRIGGERFISH SEASONS: RECREATIONAL/COMMERCIAL SEASONS OPENS AUG. 1 THROUGHOUT GULF OF MEXICO. 2-FISH-PER-DAY LIMIT FOR RECREATIONALS; 12-FISH COMMERCIAL LIMIT. MINIMUM SIZE IS 14 INCHES FORK LENGTH.

EAST GRAND TERRE ISLAND CLOSURE: TO COMMERCIAL FISHING, INCLUDING CRABS & SHRIMP, AND TO RECREATIONAL FISHING, EXCEPT ROD-AND-REEL TAKE OF FINFISH, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AFTER STATE BIOLOGISTS IDENTIFIED RESIDUAL BP-DEEPWATER HORIZON TAR BALLS AND TAR MATS.

SHRIMP CLOSURE

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