NOTICE: Events scheduled for September will not be posted in the calendar and will be considered postponed or canceled unless advised by organizers about the status of each event.
BASS TOURNAMENT: 6-9 p.m., Morrison Parkway public launch, False River, New Roads. Weekly through Sept. 26 “classic.” Call Billy Baggett (225) 718-5395.
JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS MEETING: Boys & girls age-group bass tournaments for ages 7-10, 11-14 & 15-18 anglers. Call Jim Breaux (225) 772-3026.
BASSMASTER CENTRAL OPEN: Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Jasper, Texas. Website: bassmaster.com.
FALSE RIVER COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, LA Express landing, Jarreau. Fee $40/boat, max 2 anglers. Weekly event with COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Call Storm Randall (225) 937-0489.
TEAL: Sept. 12-27, statewide. Also gallinules and king, clapper, sora & Virginia rails.
DOVES: Through Sept. 16, South Zone; through Sept. 27, North Zone.
AROUND THE CORNER
SEPT. 16-19—DUCKS UNLIMITED 83rd NATIONAL CONVENTION: Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Florida. Website: ducks.org.
SEPT. 19—SQUIRREL HUNTING 101: 8 a.m.-noon, Waddill Wildlife Refuge, 4142 North Flannery Road, Baton Rouge. LDWF Wildlife Division seminar. No fee. Space limited. Registration requested. Call Travis Dufour (337) 735-8685/email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEPT. 14—RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: Baton Rouge. Website: rsff.org.
-All Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries offices and wildlife management areas are open with mandates for social distancing, face masks and other virus-preventing measures. Public restrooms at those sites are closed.
-Drawdown on Bayou D’Arbonne Lake (Union Parish) scheduled to begin Sept. 8 at 4 inches/day to 5 feet below pool stage for maintenance & nuisance vegetation control.
-Hunter Education classes have resumed. Website: wlf.louisiana.gov/page/hunter-education.
-All statewide Sept. 26 National Hunting and Fishing Day events are canceled.
-Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge temporarily closed due to hurricane damage.
OPEN RECREATIONAL SEASONS: Red snapper through Sept. 7. Greater amberjack, lane snapper & all groupers except closed for the take of goliath & Nassau groupers in state/federal waters. Gray triggerfish open through Oct. 26.
CLOSED SEASONS: Commercial king mackerel season.
SHRIMP SEASONS: Fall inshore season opened statewide except a delay was ordered for waters outlined within the Biloxi Marsh & in the Mermentau River Basin, which will open at 6 a.m., Sept. 11.
STATEWIDE TOURNAMENT & ANGLERS’ RODEO: Through Labor Day, CCA Louisiana saltwater fishing event. Tagged Redfish, Offshore, Inshore, Ladies & Children’s divisions in multiple species. Registration required. Must be CCA member. Website: ccastar.com.
CATHOLIC HIGH ALUMNI FISHING RODEO: Through Labor Day. Catch/measure/photo catch. Website: catholichigh.org.