On Monday, the Red Stick Fly Fishers will hold their monthly fly tying session at the Independence Park Library on 7711 Goodwood Blvd in Baton Rouge. Time is 7:00pm. Bring your tools, if none, the club has sets for use during the session. Materials are provided. For more, go to www.rsff.org.
Also on Monday, the Kisatchie Fly Fishers hold their monthly fly tying session at Rapides Westside Library on Provine Place in Alexandria. Casting starting at 5:30pm, meeting at 6:30pm. Guest speaker will be Butch Ridgedell, president of the Lafayette Kayak Fishing Club, who will talk on fishing the Calcasieu estuary. Guests are welcome. For more info, go to www.kisatchiefly.org.
On Wednesday, Orvis of Baton Rouge will host a cocktail hour for the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust at their store on 7601 Bluebonnet. Time is 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Meet the BTT staff and scientists and learn about their efforts, including tarpon tracking in Louisiana. Pre-registration urged. For more info, call 225-757-7286.
On Thursday, the New Orleans Fly Fishers hold their monthly meeting at Lakeshore Marina and Fuel across from the Blue Crab Restaurant on Lakeshore Drive. Time is 7:00pm. For more info, go to www.neworleansflyfishers.com.
Friday thru Sunday, the Red Stick Fly Fishers will hold their annual Fall trip to Lake Concordia for bass, bream, crappie and other freshwater species. For more details, go to www.rsff.org.
On Saturday, it's National Hunting and Fishing Day. LDWF will hold festivals at four venues across Louisiana, all free to the public. See our article posted yesterday for more details.
Also on Saturday, it's the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club's annual "Rumble on the River" tournament in St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parishes. It's open to the public, entry fee is $20. For more details, go to www.bckfc.org.