Outdoors calendar for Sept. 15, 2013

TUESDAY

DUCKS UNLIMITED/JEANERETTE AREA SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Marsh House, Avery Island. $300 sponsor level. Call Garland Lemaire (337) 884-3668.

PUBLIC OYSTER SEED GROUND VESSEL PERMIT APPEALS BOARD MEETING: 10:30 A.M., SUITE 210, UNO ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER, 2021 LAKESHORE DR., NEW ORLEANS. CALL TY LINDSEY (225) 765-2387.

OYSTER TASK FORCE MEETING: 1 P.M., SUITE 210, UNO ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER, 2021 LAKESHORE DR., NEW ORLEANS.

WEDNESDAY

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.

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

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.

THURSDAY

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.

DUCKS UNLIMITED/GUEYDAN BANQUET: 6 P.M., CIVIC CENTER, 901 WILKERSON ST., GUEYDAN. TICKETS $50, $500 TABLES, $300 SPONSOR. CALL KEVIN GAYLE (337) 288-6058 OR SCOTT HAIR (337) 247-4762.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

BASSMASTER CENTRAL OPEN: Arkansas River, Muskogee, Okla. Second in three-tournament series to qualify winners for 2014 Bassmaster Classic. Website: www.bassmaster.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

LAKE CONCORDIA FLY FISHING TRIP: Fall fly fishing for bass & panfish. Sponsored by Red Stick Fly Fishers club. Registration required. Call Jack Lithgoe (225) 362-7901. Website: www.rsff.org.

SATURDAY

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 D. Hunt (985) 768-8469. Website: www.PaloAltoGunClub.com.

AROUND THE CORNER

SEPT. 22 — SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9300 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. NRA 200-yard match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual membership in Civilian Marksmanship Program. Call George Serrett; (225) 272-3538. Email: ghserrett@netzero.net.

SEPT. 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. Call Skip Blanchard (504) 427-0050. Email: skip_blanchard@msn.com.

SEPT. 23 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Orvis Shop, Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. Call Pete Bongiovanni (225) 335-4596. Website: www.rsff.org.

SEPT. 25 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/SLIDELL AREA DINNER: 6 p.m., Trinity Hall, 1000 Caruso Blvd., Slidell. Call Jim Morris (985) 788-0136 or Allen Hughley (985) 781-1835.

SEPT. 25 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/CARENCRO SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Jefferson Street Pub, 500 Jefferson St., Lafayette. $300 sponsor level. Call Ellis Guilbeau (337) 277-7695.

SEPT. 26 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/LAKE ARTHUR DINNER: 6 p.m., Community Center, Lake Arthur. Tickets $50, $60 couples, $600 tables, $300 sponsor. Call Jacob David (337) 329-0004.

SEPT. 28 — LOUISIANA HUNTING & FISHING DAY: 9 A.M.-3 P.M., WADDILL OUTDOORS EDUCATION CENTER, 4142 N. FLANNERY RD, BATON ROUGE. FREE. ALSO MINDEN, WOODWORTH, MONROE. KIDS FISHING, FLY CASTING, FLY TYING, SHOOTING, CANOEING, ARCHERY, BIRD WATCHING, GAME TAGGING, GAME COOKING, CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS. WEBSITE WWW.WLF.STATE.LA.US.

SEPT. 29 — CLEAN OUT YOUR FREEZER DAY: 1-4 P.M. LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT CAPITAL CITY AREA. FROZEN GAME AND FISH COLLECTION. SPONSORED BY HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY. BENEFITS GREATER BATON ROUGE FOOD BANK.

JUST ANNOUNCED

SEPT. 28 — ANGLING AGAINST AUTISM: Safe daylight, 3 p.m. weigh-in, Doiron’s Landing, Stephensville. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $150. 100-percent payback. $500 big-bass winner, $300 bonus for on-the-nose 3-pound bass. Benefits The Emerge Center. Sponsorships available. Call Moonie Bergeron (225) 938-2834 or Keith Thibodeaux (225) 938-0941. Website: www.AnglingAgainstAutism.com.

OCT. 3 — A WILD NIGHT: 6:30 P.M., LIVE OAK ARABIANS, 6300 JEFFERSON HWY., BATON ROUGE. TICKETS $200/COUPLE. DINNER FUNDRAISER FOR LOUISIANA WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES FOUNDATION. CALL LWFF (225) 765-5100.

OCT. 5 — ONE MAN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE SPORTING CLAYS: RIVERSIDE SPORTING CLAYS, 52400 LA. 16, DENHAM SPRINGS. FEE $300/SHOOTER, $1,200/4-SHOOTER TEAMS. OTHER SPONSORSHIP LEVELS AVAILABLE. BENEFITS PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH AT TULANE CANCER CENTER. CALL STEPHANIE GUEDRY (225) 955-1151. EMAIL: SGUEDRY@MIDGULFLLC.COM. WEBSITE: WWW.ONEMANSHOOT.COM.

HUNTING SEASONS

DOVES-FIRST SPLIT: Through Sunday (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: Statewide through Sept. 29. 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.

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