Oct 3, 2013 23:45 Outdoors calendar Outdoors calendar Advocate story Oct. 03, 2013 Comments THURSDAY LA. CRAB TASK FORCE MEETING: 1:30 p.m., Suite 210, UNO Advanced Tech Center, 2021 Lakeshore Dri. New Orleans. ALEXANDRIA CHAPTER/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 6 p.m., Riverfront Center, Main Street, Alexandria. Tickets $60. Call Charles Whittington (318) 623-1104 or Kenny Smith (318) 613-9735. FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Public Landing. Fee $30/boat. Weekly through Sept. 13. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402. WEDNESDAY BENGAL TIGER CHAPTER/DELTA WATERFOWL BANQUET: 5 p.m. JL’s Place, 1115 Bob Pettit Blvd., Baton Rouge. 7 p.m. dinner, raffles, auction. Call Josh Zumo (225) 939-9585. AROUND THE CORNER SEPT. 6-8 — LOUISIANA TAX-FREE SECOND AMENDMENT WEEKEND: Statewide. Hunting weapons, equipment, clothing, scopes & ATVs exempted from state taxes for items purchases in Louisiana. Details on Louisiana Department of Revenue, Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. SEPT. 7 — MID RANGE RIFLE MATCH: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville. 600-yard prone match includes F-Class (any rifle, any sight, any support), FTR.223 &.308 with a bipod & conventional prone (any caliber). Website: PaloAltoGunClub.com. SEPT. 7 — THE CAMP ADVANCED/INSTRUCTORS PREP FLY FISHING SCHOOL: 8 A.M.-5 P.M., THE CAMP FACILITY, BREAUX BRIDGE. FEE $135 INCLUDES LUNCH, REFRESHMENTS, HANDOUTS. FFF-CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS. CALL KEITH RICHARD (337) 344-0908. WEBSITE: WWW.THECAMPFLYFISHINGSCHOOL.COM. SEPT. 9 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 P.M., LOUISIANA RESOURCE CENTER FOR EDUCATORS, 5550 FLORIDA BLVD, BATON ROUGE. CALL GREG BRIGNAC (225) 810-8645. WEBSITE: WWW.RSFF.ORG. ONGOING STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO: Through Monday (Sept. 2), saltwater fishing event. Truck/boats for specially tagged redfish. Prizes in several categories. Entry fee and CCA membership required. Call CCA-Louisiana (225) 952-9200. JUST ANNOUNCED SEPT. 9 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/NEW ORLEANS SPONSOR BANQUET: 6 p.m., Southern Yacht Club, 105 N. Roadway St., New Orleans. Sponsor levels, $250, $325, $375 & $750. Call Mike Benge (504) 523-2245. SEPT 10 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/RAPIDES PARISH DINNER: 6 P.M., COMMUNITY CENTER, 708 MAIN ST., PINEVILLE. TICKETS $50, $65 COUPLES, $300 SPONSORS. CALL BRYAN HEARN (318) 730-8147. SEPT. 11 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/SLU SPORTSMAN’S NIGHT OUT: 6 P.M., SOUTHEASTERN LA. STUDENT UNION, HAMMOND. TICKETS $15, $25 & $45. CALL ERIC WARREN (985) 590-0229. SEPT. 11 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/CROWLEY SPONSOR DINNER: 6 P.M., LSU AGCENTER, CROWLEY. $350 SPONSOR LEVEL. CAL KAYE BEASLEY (337) 789-6690. HUNTING SEASONS DOVES-FIRST SPLIT: South Zone, Sept. 7-15; North Zone, Sept. 7-22. Hunting hours noon-sunset Sept. 7, one-half hour before sunrise to sunset all other days. Daily limit 15. Possession limit 45. FISHERY NOTICES RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON/FEDERAL WATERS: Closed in federal waters. Open in state waters Friday-Sunday only through September (except four days Aug. 30-Set. 2, Labor Day weekend)/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. Have an outdoor calendar item? Emali: firstname.lastname@example.org.