Outdoos Calendar for Sept. 29, 2013

MONDAY

FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd, Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 850-0082. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com.

WEDNESDAY

8TH-ANNUAL SOUTH LOUISIANA BRANCH/QDMA GUN BASH DINNER: 6 p.m., 4H Mini Farm, Ag Center Drive, LSU, Baton Rouge. Tickets $100, $800 tables. Silent auction, raffles, games. Call Donald Schexnayder (225) 933-5706. Email: dmschexnayder@cox.net.

DUCKS UNLIMITED/CHURCH POINT-RAYNE SPONSOR DINNER: 6 p.m., Chef Roy’s, Rayne. Fee $300. Call Jarrod Gardiner (337) 344-9640.

THURSDAY

LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room,Wildlife & Fisheries state headquarters, 2000 Quail Dr., Baton Rouge.

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.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

FEDERATION OF FLY FISHERS/SOUTHERN FLY FISHING FAIR: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, Baxter County Fairgrounds, Mountain Home, Ark. Fee $10/day, $5/under 18. Programs, fly tying, casting clinics, youth & women’s activities, FFF casting certification. Call Chris Jackson (870) 499-3056. Website: www.southerncouncilfff.org.

SATURDAY

5TH-ANNUAL ST. MICHAEL’S OPEN TEAM BASS TOURNAMENT: 6:30 a.m., 3 p.m. weigh-in, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, La. 44, Convent. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $180 adult/adult, $130 adult/child ($20 late fee after 10 p.m. Oct. 3), $20 optional big-bass pot ante. Check in 4 a.m. Wal-Mart, U.S. 90, Luling & Gator Corner, La. 70. In conjunction with St. Michael’s Festival. Call Jeff Bourgeois (225) 715-1198 or Tommy Bourgeois (225) 206-1676.

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.

LOUISIANA WOMEN IN THE WILD/HUNTING BASICS WORKSHOP: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Waddill Wildlife Education Center, 4142 North Flannery Rd., Baton Rouge. Women 18 and older. Safety, shooting, trailing, tree stands, scouting, archery skills. No hunting experience needed. Limited to 30 women. Registration deadline 4:30 p.m., Sept. 26. Email Fred Kimmel, Department of Wildlife & Fisheries: fkimmel@wlf.la.gov.

SAC-A-LAIT/BREAM FISHING WITH JIGGIN’ POLE CLASS: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., LSU, Baton Rouge. J.B. Salter-taught class. Fee $42/LSU Union members, $53/nonmembers. Hands-on & classroom instruction, artificial & live baits, patterns & area fishing hotspots. Call LSU Leisure Studies (225) 578-5118.

INAUGURAL OILFIELD HELPING HANDS REDFISH TOURNAMENT: The Pavilion, Harbor Light Marina, Cocodrie. 2-angler teams (2 youth anglers 15-and-younger allowed in each boat). Largest redfish in Adult and Youth categories. Fee $500/team. Benefits oilfield families in crisis. Call Sean Dauterive (337) 233-4889. Email: sean.dauterive@pscnow.com.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

LEEVILLE FISHING RODEO: Griffin’s Marina, Leeville. Fee $15. Call Janet Rhodus (225) 413-4414.

MID RANGE RIFLE CHAMPIONSHIP: 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: www.paloaltogunclub.com.

LOUISIANA STATE COVENTIONAL PISTOL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Southwest Louisiana Rifle & Pistol Club, Holmwood. Includes EIC Match Pistol EIC match shot in conjunction with the State Championship.

AROUND THE CORNER

OCT. 8 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/MONTEGUT DINNER: 6 p.m., Lions Club, Montegut. Call Marcia Ellender (985) 709-1721 or Dwayne Herbert (985) 665-1743.

OCT. 9 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/WEST BANK DINNER: 6:30 P.M., FOUR COLUMNS, 3711 WESTBANK EXPRESSWAY, HARVEY. TICKETS $50, $600 TABLES, $350 SPONSOR. CALL MARK CALLAIS (504) 235-8504 OR CLARK NODIER (504) 400-8305.

OCT. 10 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/NEW ORLEANS BANK DINNER: 5:30 P.M., HILTON RIVERSIDE, POYDRAS STREET, NEW ORLEANS. TICKETS $80, $750 TABLES. CALL JOHN DRISCOLL (504) 329-6310 OR MIKE BENGE (504) 523-2245.

OCT. 10 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/ST. MARTIN PARISH DINNER: 6 P.M., POCHE’S COUNTRY CLUB, BREAUX BRIDGE. TICKETS $50, $300 SPONSOR, $500 TABLES. CALL CHRIS GUILBEAUX (225) 715-3191.

JUST ANNOUNCED

OCT. 13 — CATHOLIC HIGH ALUMNI SPORTING CLAY SHOOT: 1-4 p.m., Hunters Run Gun Club, Port Allen. 50-target course. 4-shooter teams. Fee $50/gun, $60/gun shoot day, $40 students. Registration opens at noon. Includes lunch. Call Catholic Alumni Office (225) 383-0459. Online registration: www.catholichigh.org.

OCT. 19 — GLENN’S AUTOMOTIVE/BECKY’S JIGS SAC-A-LAIT TOURNAMENT: BELLE RIVER PUBLIC LANDING/ATCHAFALAYA SPILLWAY & ADAM’S LANDING/BELLE RIVER, 3:30 P.M. WEIGH-IN DEADLINE. FEE $65/BOAT. CALL GLENN DAVIS (225) 354-1811.

HUNTING SEASONS

TEAL: Final day (Sept. 29). Daily limit 6. Possession limit 18.

YOUTH-ONLY DEER: Through Friday (Oct. 4), Private lands only in State Deer areas 3, 7 8 & 10. Limited to hunters 17 and younger. Either-sex deer allowed to be taken.

DEER/ARCHERY: Tuesday (Oct. 1), opening day, State Deer areas 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7 through Jan. 31. Either-sex deer allowed.

DEER/ARCHERY: Tuesday (Oct. 1), opening day, State Deer areas 6 & 9. Bucks only through Oct. 15, either-sex allowed through Oct. 16-Feb. 15.

SQUIRREL/RABBIT: Saturday (Oct. 5), opening day, statewide, through Feb. 28.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 15 in State Deer Areas 3, 8 & 10. Either-sex deer allowed.

FISHERY NOTICES

RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON/FEDERAL WATERS: Tuesday (Oct. 1) opening day, fall season through 12:01 a.m. Oct. 15 in state & federal waters. 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 all commercial/recreational fishing, except recreational rod-and-reel take of finfish.

Fall INSHORE SHRIMP SEASON: Open in all state inside waters.

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