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RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7:00 p.m., Room 204, Adult Education Building, Broadmoor Methodist, 10230 Mollylea, Baton Rouge. Website: rsff.org.
LOUISIANA CRAB WORKING GROUP MEETING: 1:00 p.m., State Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge.
SOUTHWEST JUNIOR BASSMASTERS MEETING: Call Jim Breaux (225) 772-3026.
DUCKS, CROWDS, GUNS: West zone, November 7, weekend reserved for young people and veterans.
DUCKS, CROWDS, GUNS: East Zone, special hunt reserved for young people and veterans on November 13.
DEER / PRIMITIVE WEAPONS: November 13-19, State Deer Areas 1, 4, 5, 6 & 9.
DUCKS, CROWDS, HERS: West Zone, Nov. 13-Dec. 5.
RAILS / GALLINULES: Nov 13-Jan 5, statewide.
COLOMBES: North Zone, until November 14; South Zone, until November 28.
DUCKS, CROWDS, HERS: East Zone, Nov.-Dec. 20 5.
MODERN DEER / FIREARMS: Nov 20-Dec 10, State Deer Areas 1, 4, deer hunting only, catches of both sexes allowed and State Deer Areas 5 and 9, dollars only, except catches of both sexes allowed November 20-21 and November 26-28.
MODERN DEER / FIREARMS: Until November 28, deer hunting only, in zones 3, 7 and 8 of the deer state; through Jan. 2, State Deer Area 10. still hunting only.
SNIPE: Through December 5, statewide, Premier League.
Geese: eastern and western zones, until December 5, first division, includes the Blue, Snow and Ross, Speckles and Canada species; harvest of Canada geese prohibited in parts of Cameron and Vermilion Parishes.
STAG / MODERN FIREARMS: Until December 7, State Deer Area 2, still hunting only.
DEER / ARCHERY: Until January 15, State Deer Areas 3, 7, 8 and 10. Until January 31, State Deer Zones 1, 2 and 4. Until February 15, State Deer Areas 5, 6 and 9 Either take sex allowed.
RABBITS / SQUIRRELS: Until February 28.
IN THE CORNER
NOV. 17 — SHOOTING AT TURKEY IN LOUISIANA: 8:30 am, Bridgeview Gun Club, Port Allen. Teams of 4 shooters. Fee $ 125 / shooter, teams $ 500 / $ 1,000. Sponsorships available. Quail Forever Benefits Atchafalaya & CCA Louisiana Chapter. Call Nolan Reynerson (225) 952-9200 or John Ballance (225) 266-1953. Website: ccalouisiana.com
NOV. 18-GULF COUNCIL SCIENTIFIC / STATISTICS COMMITTEE MEETING: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (CST), Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Board, 4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida. Elements: large projections of amberjack and grouper gag; scamp research / evaluation. Website: gulfcouncil.org.
PEACH / SHRIMP
OPEN RECREATIONAL SEASONS: red snapper (daily; limit 4 fish per day), multiple species of snapper and all groupers except closed for Goliath and Nassau groupers in National / Federal waters.
SHRIMP: All of the state’s coastal and outer waters are open.
SEASONS CLOSED: Recreational gray triggerfish, amberjack and red grouper. Recreational / commercial harvest of snappers and blackfin, blackfin, queen and silk males. Commercial king mackerel (hook and line; gillnet) in the southern Gulf of Mexico area. The commercial harvest of large coastal sharks (large coastal groups and hammerhead sharks) is closed in federal and state waters until December 31. The blacktip shark catch remains open.
-The Hope Canal Road boat / boat launch on the Maurepas Swamp WMA is closed.
-An East Road section on Bayou Wauksha on the Thistlethwaite WMA is closed due to bridge replacement until mid-December.
-Elmer’s Island, the Pointe aux Chênes WMA Dove Fields, and all South Central and Southeast Parish State Parks have been closed indefinitely due to Hurricane Ida.
-All Sherburne WMA Ranges are open except Mondays closed to continue repairs.
-The US 90 boat launch on the Middle River of the Pearl River system is closed for repair.
-The Pearl River-Honey Island (Pearl River WMA) shooting range is closed for repair.
-The hunter education courses have resumed. Website: wlf.louisiana.gov/page/hunter-education.
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