LOUISIANA FREE FISHING WEEKEND: Final day. No recreational fishing license required.


RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Resource Center for Educators, 5550 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge. Website:


CANAL BANK BASS TOURNAMENT: 5 p.m., Canal Bank Club, Diversion Canal, 18499 La. 22. Maurepas. Fee $40/boat, $15/angler membership fee. $5 launch fee. Email: Susan Carpenter:


WESTSIDE CCA BANQUET: 5:30 p.m., Carl Grant Civic Center, 24700 J. Gerald Berret Blvd., Plaquemine. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.


FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Public Landing. Fee $30/boat. Weekly Friday night event through Sept. 13. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.


EBR SHERIFF’S OFFICE BENEFIT BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight to 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $100/boat ($110 tournament day). $10 optional big-bass kitty. Benefits EBR Sheriff’s Office deputies’ families battling cancer. Call Cody McGraw (225) 719-7493. Email:

ORVIS FLY FISHING 201: 10 a.m.-noon, Orvis Shop, Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. Advanced casting, rigging, knots. Call Orvis Shop (225) 757-7286.

8TH ANNUAL EAST ASCENSION SPORTSMAN’S LEAGUE SPORTING CLAYS SCRAMBLE: 8:30 a.m., Hunter’s Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 100-target Individual & team events. Fee $80/shooter, $300/corporate teams (4), $125 station sponsor, includes lunch. Call Barney Callahan (225) 445-6870.

HIGH POWER RIFLE XTC REGIONAL MATCH COURSE: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. NRA-approved 200-, 300- & 600-yard tournament. Open to public. Fees $12/adult, $5/junior (members), $15/adult, $5/junior (nonmembers). 80 rounds. Call Jay Hunt (985) 768-8469. Website:


JUNE 21-22 — CATHOLIC HIGH ALUMNI FISHING RODEO: Moran’s Marina, Port Fourchon Marina, Fourchon Road. Open & Youth divisions. Five-fish “calcuttas” in Mangrove Snapper and Speckled Trout categories. Fee $60 incudes meals. Call CHS Alumni (225) 383-0459.

JUNE 21-22 — ST. RITA DAD’S CLUB FAMILY FISHING RODEO: Trade Winds Marina, Chauvin. 3 p.m. weigh-in June 22. Fee $45/angler. Sponsorship levels available. Inland and deep-water categories. Call Stephen Monnerjahn (504) 915-7452. Email:

JUNE 22 — CAPITAL CITY BASS ELITE TEAM TOURNAMENT: Belle River Public Landing, Atchafalaya Basin. $30 membership fee. $100/team tournament fee, 100-percent payback. Seventh in eight-tournament series. Call Jesse Brooks (225) 397-2071. Website:

JUNE 22 — LA. BULLS EYE CONVENTIONAL PISTOL MATCH: 9 a.m., Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. Timed & Rapid-fire match, NRA rules, .22 rim fire, .22 centerfire & .45 ACP pistols. Fee $7. Email:

JUNE 22 — FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Conference Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.


STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO—S.T.A.R.: Through Sept. 2, summer-long saltwater fishing event. Truck/boats for specially tagged redfish. Prizes in several species categories. Sponsored by CCA-Louisiana. Entry fee & CCA membership required. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200.


JUNE 20-23 — 5TH-ANNUAL FISHING FOR MEMORIES: Abbeville Harbor & Terminal Public Boat Launch, Intracoastal City. 13 open categories for cash prizes; 4 youth categories for lifetime licenses. Kayak Division new for 2013. Live auction, 1:30 p.m., June 23. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association. Email: Website:


RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON/FEDERAL WATERS: Extended through 12:01 a.m. June 29 in federal waters off Louisiana coast.

RECREATIONAL AMBERJACK & GAG GROUPER SEASONS CLOSED: Through July 31 for greater amberjack & through June 30 for gag grouper throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

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