On Monday, the Red Stick Fly Fishers hold their monthly fly tying session at Bass Pro Shops in Denham Springs. Time is 7:00pm. Bring your tying tools, if none, the club has a few sets for use during the session. Materials are provided. Beginners are welcome. For more info, go to www.rsff.org.
Also on Monday, the Kisatchie Fly Fishers hold their monthly general meeting at the Rapides Westside Library on 5214 Provine in Alexandria. Time is 6:30pm. Guest speaker will be Ricky Yeldell, retired LDWF Inland Fisheries Biologist for Toledo Bend who will give an update on the lake. Also on the agenda: the club's Mixed Bag Contest and upcoming "March Brown" trip. Guests are welcome. For more info, go to www.kisatchiefly.org.
On Tuesday, the Bass Pro Shops in Denham Springs will hold their monthly fly tying clinic. Time is 6:00pm. Bring your tools, if none there are sets for use during the session. Materials are provided.
On Wednesday, the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club holds their quarterly meeting at The Backpacker on 6162 Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge. Time is 6:00pm. On the agenda: the upcoming Paddlepalooza tournament, upcoming BCKFC series tournaments, Tackle Tips, and more. Guests are welcome. For more info, go to www.bckfc.org.
On Friday evening, Pack and Paddle will hold their annual "Beer and Gear Social Night" at their store on 601 East Pinhook in Lafayette. Time is 5:00pm. Manufacturer reps, door prizes, and more. For more info, go to www.packpaddle.com.
On Saturday, it's the Red Stick Fly Fishers annual "Red Stick Day". More on that later.
Also on Saturday, Pack and Paddle will hold their annual Spring Demo Day at Vermillionville Pond in Lafayette. Time is 9:00am to 2:00pm. There is no cost. Try kayaks and stand-up paddleboards from Jackson, Hobie, Native, Bonafide and several others. For details, go to www.packpaddle.com.
Also on Saturday, Masseys Outfitters of New Orleans will hold the first of their Spring Kayak Demo Days at Cabrini Bridge on Bayou St. John. Time is 10:00am to 3:00pm. Boats include models from Hobie, Jackson, Native, Bonafide and others. For more info, go to www.masseysoutfitters.com.
Also on Saturday, Orvis of Baton Rouge will hold another of their "Fly Tying 101" sessions at their store on 7601 Bluebonnet. Time is 1:00pm. Orvis FT101 is a free, one-day, 2-hour hands-on clinic covering the basics of tying flies. Tools and materials are provided. Pre-registration is required as seats are limited. For more info, call 225-757-7286.
On Sunday, Masseys of Baton Rouge will hold their first "Kayak Demo Day" at BREC Wampold Park on Stanford Avenue (University Lake). Time is 11:00am to 3:00pm. Boats include models from Jackson, Native, Bonafide and others (but not Hobie). For more info, go to www.masseysoutfitters.com.