Outdoors Calendar for Oct. 6, 2013

RESCHEDULED

  • OCT. 12 — 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 $200 adult/adult, $150 adult/child, $20 optional big-bass pot ante. Check in 4 a.m. Wal-Mart, U.S. 90, Luling and Gator Corner, La. 70. In conjunction with St. Michael’s Festival. Call Jeff Bourgeois (225) 715-1198 or Tommy Bourgeois (225) 206-1676. Postponed from Oct. 5 due to Tropical Storm Karen.

SUNDAY

  • 36TH ANNUAL LA. WILDFOWL CARVERS & COLLECTORS GUILD ART & PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., The Castine Center, 63350 Pelican Dr., Mandeville. Original handcrafted carvings and photography.

TUESDAY

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

WEDNESDAY

  • 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.
  • DUCKS UNLIMITED/SOUTH LAFOURCHE DINNER: 6 p.m., Civic Center, 307 East 5th Street, Larose. Tickets $35, $60 couples, $15 youths, $350 tables. Call Grady Galliano (985) 637-9177 or Jimmy Cheramie (985) 856-8946.

THURSDAY

  • 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.
  • 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.

SUNDAY, 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.

AROUND THE CORNER

  • OCT. 14 — RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., La. Room, Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Greg Brignac (225) 810-8645. Website: www.rsff.org.

JUST ANNOUNCED

  • OCT. 17 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/MANDEVILLE-COVINGTON BANQUET: 6 p.m., Castine Center, 63350 Pelican Dr., Mandeville. Call Madison Burris (985) 264-4772 or David Frady (504) 495-4786.

OCT. 17 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/EAST ST. MARY DINNER: 6 P.M., MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM, MORGAN CITY. TICKETS $50, $70 COUPLES, $20 GREENWINGS, $500 TABLES, $300 SPONSOR. CALL CHARLEY ROY (985) 397-1230 OR KEITH COURTNEY (985) 397-1238.

OCT. 17 — DUCKS UNLIMITED/CONCORDIA PARISH DINNER: 6 P.M., 26356 LA. 15, FERRIDAY. TICKETS $60. CALL PAT GALLOWAY (318) 336-5258.

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

HUNTING SEASONS

  • YOUTH-ONLY DEER: Oct. 6, Final day, Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA/Pointe Farm Unit (permit required) and Salvador-Timkin WMAs.
  • HANDICAPPED-ONLY DEER: Oct. 6, Final day, statewide, private lands only.
  • YOUTH-ONLY DEER: Oct. 12-18. Private lands only, State Deer Area 2. Limited to hunters 17 and younger. Either-sex season.
  • DEER/PRIMITIVE FIREARMS: Oct. 12-18, State Deer areas 3, 7, 8 and 10. Either-sex season.
  • DOVES/NORTH ZONE: Oct. 12-Nov. 10.
  • YOUTH ONLY/DEER: Oct. 12-13, Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA/Pointe Farm Unit (permit required), Salvador-Timkin, Bodcau, Boeuf (south of La. 4), Jackson-Bienville, Ouachita and Sabine WMAs.
  • HANDICAPPED HUNTERS ONLY/DEER: Oct. 12-13, Alexander State Forest, reservations required, call (318) 371-3049, and Jackson-Bienville and Sabine WMAs.
  • DEER/ARCHERY: Bucks only through Oct. 15, either-sex allowed Oct. 16-Feb. 15, State Deer areas 6 and 9.
  • DOVES/SOUTH ZONE: Oct. 19-Dec. 1.
  • DEER/PRIMITIVE FIREARMS: Oct. 19-25, State Deer areas 2. Either-sex season.
  • DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Oct. 19-20, either-sex days and Oct. 21-Nov. 1, bucks only, State Deer Area 7, still-hunt only.
  • DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Oct. 19-Dec. 1, State Deer areas 3 & 8, still-hunt only. Either-sex season.
  • DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Oct. 19-20, either-sex days and Oct. 21-Dec. 1, bucks only, State Deer Area 10, still-hunt only. (Either-sex days Nov. 9-10 and Dec. 29-Dec. 1).
  • DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Oct. 19-Dec. 3, State Deer Area 2, still-hunt only. Either-sex season.
  • DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 15 in State Deer Areas 3, 8 and 10. Either-sex season.
  • DEER/ARCHERY: Through Jan. 31, State Deer areas 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7. Either-sex season.
  • SQUIRREL/RABBIT: Through Feb. 28, statewide.

FISHERY NOTICES

  • RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER SEASON/FEDERAL WATERS: Fall season through 12:01 a.m. Oct. 15 in state and federal waters. Anglers must have no-fee Louisiana Recreational Offshore Landing Permit. Website: www.rolp.wlf.la.gov/Permit/Apply.
  • RECREATIONAL GRAY TRIGGERFISH SEASON CLOSED: Through Dec. 31.

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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