Mar. 2 (Sat) – 22nd annual Red Stick Day Fly Fishing Festival, LDWF Waddill Outdoors Center, 4141 North Flannery Rd, Baton Rouge. Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free admission. Programs, fly tying, casting, kayak demos, pond fishing, raffles, food and refreshments. Sponsored by the Red Stick Fly Fishers.
Mar. 9 (Sat) – 14th annual Fly Fish Texas, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Athens, Tex. Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free admission. Programs, fly tying demos, casting and fishing on premises. Sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife.
For details go to www.tpwd.state.tx.us.
Mar. 15 (Fri) – Fly Fishing Film Tour, Orvis of Baton Rouge. Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tickets $13, seating limited. A collection of independent short films featuring fly fishing from around the world.
For details, go to www.flyfishingfilmtour.com or call Alex at 225-757-7286.
Apr. 6 (Sat) – 66th annual New Orleans City Park – Big Bass Fishing Rodeo & Fishtival. New Orleans. Registration: 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Parkview Café. Fishing begins 6:30 a.m. Weigh-in at 11 a.m. Entry Fee: $10 Adults, $5 Kids (12 & under). Categories include Fly Rod Bass.
For more info, go to www.neworleanscitypark.com.