SEPT. 18 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/NEW IBERIA SPONSOR DINNER: 6 P.M., GOUGENHIM BUILDING, NEW IBERIA. $350 SPONSOR LEVEL. CALL JASON FOSTER (985) 637-3469 OR ARMOND SCHWING (337) 380-0924.
DOVES-FIRST SPLIT: Through Sept. 15 in South Zone, through Sept. 22 in North Zone. Hunting hours one-half hour before sunrise to sunset. Daily limit 15. Possession limit 45.
TEAL: Sept. 14-29, statewide. Daily limit 6. Possession limit 18. Take limited to greenwing, bluewing & cinnamon team. Includes special season on rails (king, clapper, sora & Virginia) and gallinules (common & purple) with special daily/possession limits.
RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON/FEDERAL WATERS: Closed in federal waters. Open in state waters Friday-Sunday 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.
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: Open in all state inside waters.
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