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MONDAY

WEDNESDAY

GULF OF MEXICO FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL’S REGIONAL MANAGEMENT FOR RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER PUBLIC HEARING: 6-9 P.M., DOUBLE TREE HOTEL, 4964 CONSTITUTION AVE., BATON ROUGE. PUBLIC COMMENTS ALSO ACCEPTED ON WEBSITE: BIT.LY/177MECD.

FRIDAY

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

SATURDAY

12TH ANNUAL BATON ROUGE CHAPTER, ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION BANQUET: 5:30 P.M., CROWNE PLAZA, 4728 CONSTITUTION AVE., BATON ROUGE. DINNER, LIVE AND SILENT AUCTIONS, RAFFLES AND WALL OF GUNS. CALL TOBBIE WINDHAM (225) 665-0753 OR OREN MAY (225) 924-5303.

BAYOU STATE RABBIT HUNTERS BANQUET: 5-9 P.M., SCOTT CIVIC CENTER, NEW ROADS. MEMBERSHIP $25 INCLUDES DINNER, DOOR PRIZES. SILENT/LIVE AUCTIONS. CALL TOMMY BOUDREAUX (225) 718-4467, DARYL DAVID (225) 324-9452 OR GARY LEBLANC (225) 202-7266.

AROUND THE CORNER

AUG. 26 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 P.M., BASS PRO SHOPS, DENHAM SPRINGS. CALL PETE BONGIOVANNI (225) 335-4596.

AUG. 26 — FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 P.M., SPAHR’S RESTAURANT, 1400 W. TUNNEL BLVD., HOUMA. CALL STEPHEN ROBERT (985) 850-0082. WEBSITE: FINADDICTFLYFISHERS.BLOGSPOT.COM.

ONGOING

FISHERY NOTICES

East grand terre island, Bay jimmy, Mississippi river delta closure: To commercial fishing, including crabs and 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.

Fall INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Opens at 6 a.m. Aug. 12 for waters west of the Atchafalaya River to the Louisiana-Texas state line, and at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 for waters from the Louisiana-Mississippi state line west to the Atchafalaya River. Website: wlf.louisiana.gov.

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