Outdoors calendar

THURSDAY

  • LOUISIANA WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife & Fisheries state headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.

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.

SATURDAY

  • 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.

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.

MONDAY

  • 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.
  • 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.

TUESDAY

  • 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.

WEDNESDAY

  • 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.
  • DUCKS UNLIMITED/CROWLEY SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., LSU AgCenter, Crowley. $350 sponsor level. Call Kaye Beasley (337) 789-6690.

AROUND THE CORNER

  • SEPT. 12 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/UPPER LAFOURCHE SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Thibodaux Country Cub, Thibodaux. Tickets $300, $325 couples. Call Nick Lichenstein (985) 232-2922.
  • SEPT. 12 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/LAFAYETTE AREA SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., River Oaks Center, Lafayette. Tickets $350. Call Brian Billeaud (337) 654-6478 or Ted Schoeffler (337) 962-3995.
  • SEPT. 12-14 — BASSMASTER NORTHERN OPEN: Lake Erie, Sandusky, Ohio. Last in three-event series to qualify winners for 2014 Bassmaster Classic. Website: www.bassmaster.com.

SEPT. 14 — COAST GUARD AUXILIARY FLOTILLA 4-10 ‘ABOUT BOATING SAFETY’ COURSE: 9 A.M.-5 P.M., BASS PRO SHOPS, DENHAM SPRINGS. BOAT OPERATION, NAVIGATION, MAINTENANCE, TRAILERING, DOCKING, ANCHORING, STATE & FEDERAL BOATING REGS. FLOAT PLANS. MEETS STATE BOATING-LAW REQUIREMENTS. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION EARNS STATE SAFE-BOATING CERTIFICATE REQUIRED OF ALL BOATERS BORN AFTER JAN. 1, 1984. CALL GREG NORTON (225) 776-3530. EMAIL: GANORTON@DOW.COM.

SEPT. 14-15 — TOYOTA TUNDRA BASSMASTER WEEKEND SERIES/LOUISIANA DIVISION: ATCHAFALAYA BASIN, DOIRON’S LANDING, STEPHENSVILLE. FEE $200/BOATER, $100/CO-ANGLER. LAST IN FIVE-EVENT SERIES. TOP 40 BOATERS/CO-ANGLERS QUALIFY FOR REGIONAL. CALL (888) 203-6222. WEBSITE: WWW.WEEKENDSERIES.COM.

SEPT 19 — ASCENSION CCA BANQUET: 5:30 P.M., TRADEMART A, LAMAR DIXON EXPO CENTER, GONZALES. TICKETS $60, $30 SPOUSE, $25 YOUTH, $500 TABLES. CALL NOLAN REYNERSON (225) 952-9200.

SEPT 19-21 — BASSMASTER CENTRAL OPEN: ARKANSAS RIVER, MUSKOGEE, OKLA. SECOND IN THREE-TOURNAMENT SERIES TO QUALIFY WINNERS FOR 2014 BASSMASTER CLASSIC. WEBSITE: WWW.BASSMASTER.COM.

JUST ANNOUNCED

  • SEPT. 7 — LA. SENIOR OLYMPIC GAMES/SHOOTING EVENT REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Men & Women’s divisions, ages 50-and-older, indoor 22-caliber rimfire 50-foot rifle & pistol competition set Oct. 1, Shooter’s Club, Harahan. Registration/information website: www.lsog1.net.
  • SEPT. 17 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/JEANERETTE AREA SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Marsh House, Avery Island. $300 sponsor level. Call Garland Lemaire (337) 884-3668.

SEPT. 18 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/ST. CHARLES BANQUET: 5:30 P.M., ORMOND PLANTATION MANOR, 13788 RIVER RD., DESTREHAN. TICKETS $65, $90 COUPLES, $25 GREENWINGS (YOUTHS), $300 SPONSORS, $680 TABLES. CALL BRIAN BROGLE (504) 931-7664 OR SAM ELLIOTT (504) 416-3193.

SEPT. 18 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/OPELOUSAS SOIREE: 6 P.M., CIVIC CENTER, OPELOUSAS. TICKETS $50, $300 SPONSORS, $500 TABLES. CALL KEVIN DOUCET (337) 945-0288.

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.

HUNTING SEASONS

  • DOVES-FIRST SPLIT: Saturday (Sept. 7), opening day, through Sept. 15 in South Zone, through Sept. 22 in North Zone. Hunting hours noon-sunset Sept. 7, one-half hour before sunrise to sunset all other days. 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.

FISHERY NOTICES

  • 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.