Deer: Oct 1 through Jan 31
Quail and pheasant: Nov 19 - Feb 28
Rabbit: Oct 1 - Feb 28
Squirrel: Oct 1 - Feb 28
Nutria: Sept 1 - Feb 28
Crows, blackbirds, cowbirds, and grackles: Sept 1 - Jan 1
Ducks, Coots and Mergansers: Nov 5 - Jan 28
Rails: Sep. 10-25, Nov 12 - Jan. 4
Gallinules: Sept 10 - 25, Nov 12 - Jan 4
Snipe: Nov 2 - Dec 4, Dec 17 - Feb 28
Canada Geese: Nov 5 - Dec 4, Dec 17 - Jan 31
Light and White-fronted Geese: Nov 5 - Dec 4, Dec 17 - Feb 12
Doves: Oct 8 - Nov 27, Dec 17 - Jan 15
Bobcat, raccoon, possum: year-round
|The Daily Iberian: OVERTIME OUTDOORS: Local evening bass tournament circuit established
|LDWF: Commercial Fishing Licenses To Be Available At Field Offices
|LDWF: Free Trapping Workshops Dec. 2, Dec. 9
|The Times-Picayune: Marsh loss turning native Louisiana ducks into common mallards
|Louisiana Sportsman: Dos and don'ts when the warden arrives
|The Acadiana Advocate: Get Out and Fish! program ideal during Thanksgiving holidays
|Louisiana Travel: A Louisiana Christmas Tradition: Bonfires on the Levee
|The Cajun Way, Saturdays in December at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Jean Lafitte National Park
|Old Time Christmas at Vermilionville, Dec 12 in Lafayette
|Christmas on the Cajun Coast, throughout December in St. Mary Parish
|Christmas Bonfires, Dec 24 on the Mississippi River Levee
|La Table Francaise, last Saturday of every month at NUNU Arts and Culture Collective in Arnaudville
|Les Courdre Pointes Quilting Circle, every Friday at 10 am at NUNU Arts and Culture Collective in Arnaudville
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Data is for 11/17/2017
ALL STAGE FORECASTS INCLUDE 24 HOURS OF FUTURE RAINFALL.
Ohio River at Cairo
Location: Southernmost gauge on the Ohio River in Illinois Reading significance - used to forecast rises on the Mississippi. Lag time, 4 to 6 days.
Flood Stage: 40'
24 hour change: -2.0'
Forecast: expect to FALL to 21.7' by 11/22
Mississippi River, just south of ORCS, at Red River Landing
Reading: Mississippi River south of ORCS, after the diversion into the Atchafalaya
Flood Stage: 48'
24 hour change: +0.1'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 32.4' by 11/22
Mississippi River at Baton Rouge
Flood Stage: 35'
24 hour change: +1.1'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 17.9' by 11/22
Mississippi River at New Orleans
Flood Stage: 17'
24 hour change: +0.1'
Forecast: expect to rise to 5.9' by 11/22
Atchafalaya River at Simmesport
Flood Stage: 47'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 13.7' by 11/22
Atchafalaya River at Melville
Flood Stage: 34'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 9.1' by 11/22
Atchafalaya River at Krotz Springs
Flood Stage: 29'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 8.6' by 11/22
Atchafalaya River above Butte La Rose
Flood Stage: 20'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 6.8' by 11/22
Atchafalaya River at Bayou Sorrell Locks on the GIWW
Flood Stage: 12'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 4.0' by 11/22
Atchafalaya at Millet (Myette) Point
Flood Stage: 15'
Forecast: expect to RISE TO 4.1' by 11/22
Atchafalaya River at Morgan City
Flood Stage: 6'
Forecast: expect to RISE to 3.0' by 11/22
Murphy Lake near Bayou Sorrel
Lower Grand River at Bayou Sorrel
Bayou Courtableau (inside the floodway)
Middle Fork, Bayou Long
Arm of Grand Lake near Crook Chene Cove
Pontoon Bridge at Butte Larose
Lake Pelba at I-10, Henderson
Little Alabama Bayou at Sherbourne
Work Canal near I-10
Bayou La Rompe at Lake Long
Keelboat Pass below Lake Chicot