New Orleans, Louisiana 2020-10-17 20:00:00 –
notification: Previously scheduled October and November events will not be posted and will be considered canceled without the advice of the event organizer.
Bassmaster Elite Series: Last two days, Lake Chickamauga, Dayton, Tennessee. Weighing website: bassmaster.com.
RED STICK FLYFISHERS PROGRAM: 7:00 pm, Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Molly Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Gary Elbourne, (225) 752-0073. Website: rsff.org.
Bassmaster Central Open: Neely Henry Lake in Gadsden, Alabama. Website: bassmaster.com.
Ascension Area Angler Open: 6 AM Start, 3 PM Rod Down, 4 PM Clock Volume, Doirons Landing, Stevensville. Team-based tournament. A $ 100 entry includes a $ 500 Big Bus prize. The proceeds will cover the travel expenses of Louisiana anglers who are qualified for BASS Nation Nationals. There is no fishing south of Route 90. Raffles. Call David Cavell (225) 937-0046 or Ryan Lavigne (225) 921-9332.
Caution: Both genders are allowed for deer hunting unless otherwise stated. Special license for archery season.
Deer / Primitive Weapons: October 24-30, State Deer Area 2.
Pigeons: North Zone until November 15th. Until November 29th, South Zone.
Deer / Modern Guns: Until November 29, state deer areas 3, 7, 8 and 10 are still hunting only.
Deer / Archery: Until January 15th. State deer areas 3, 7, 8, 10.
Deer / Archery: Until January 31st. State deer areas 1, 2, 4.
Deer / Archery: Until February 15th. State deer areas 5, 6, 9.
Rabbit / Squirrel: Private land throughout the state until February 28th.
Around the corner
October. 25-South Louisiana High Power Club Match: 8:30 am, Ascension Parish Sheriffs Range, St. Landry Road, Gonzales. NRA match rifle or service rifle, 200 yards / 50 round match course. The fee is $ 12 for members, $ 15 for non-members, and $ 5 for juniors. $ 15 per year club and civilian shooting program membership (available for purchase from CMP). Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
October. 26-29-Gulf of the Mexican Fisheries Management Council Conference: Via Webiner. Website: gulfcouncil.org. Topic: BP / Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery and annual report to Congress on illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries. Committee / Council meeting times and agendas posted on the website: Gulfcouncil.org. Public Comments Noon-2:30 pm (CDT) October 28th.
October. 30-CCA LOUISIANA SPORTING CLAYS CLASSIC: Covey Rise Lodge, Husser. 4 shooter team. Nolan Reynerson (225) 952-9200 / Email: Call email@example.com.
November 1-Return to Standard Time: 2:00 AM
-All Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Departments and Wildlife Management Areas are obliged to take social distances, face masks, and other antivirus measures. Public toilets at these sites are closed.
-The alligator hunting season has been extended to October 24th in the East Zone and October 31st in the West Zone.
-Hunter education classes have resumed. Website: wlf.louisiana.gov/page/hunter-education.
-Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge and Wolf Bay Campground (West Bay WMA La. 112, Allen Parish) have been closed. Hurricane Laura damage.
-Russell Sage WMA South Boss Tract ATV / UTV Trail is closed (erosion). The tract remains open for hunting, but only for walk-ins.
Fishing / shrimping
Open recreation season: Greater amberjack (until October 31), Triggerfish (until October 25), Lane Snapper, and all groupers except Goliath and Nassau grouper captures in state / federal waters.
Holidays: Recreational red sea bream and commercial King Macarel.
Shrimp: The autumn coastal season has begun throughout the state.