Outdoors notebook

•  The recreational harvest of snook reopened in Atlantic coastal and inland waters on Saturday. The season remains closed indefinitely in Gulf waters, including the Keys and Everglades National Park. Atlantic anglers may keep one snook per person and the fish must be between 28 and 32 inches, total length. The season will close Dec. 15. Anglers need a Florida saltwater recreational fishing license, plus a snook permit. For more information, go to myfwc.com.

•  Sign up for “Day on the Bay” — a one-day fishing tournament on Florida Bay and Biscayne Bay on Sept. 15. There are nine eligible species, and numerous prizes will be awarded. Entry fee is $75 for adults; $30 for juniors. Proceeds benefit college scholarships for agricultural students. Call Kathryn at 305-248-1117.

•  Compete for a $5,000 top prize in the Florida Keys Publix Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic, Oct. 5-6 in Islamorada. Entry fee is $400 per boat until Sept. 28; $450 after Sept. 28. A captains’ meeting will be held Oct. 5 at Ziggie Mad Dog’s Restaurant, milemarker 83, U.S. 1. For more information, call 305-667-0399 or go to www.maddogclassic.com.

•  Women who want to learn how to enjoy the outdoors are invited to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” workshop Oct. 19-21 at the Everglades Youth Camp at the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area in northwestern Palm Beach County. Fee is $150 by Sept. 19; $200 after Sept. 19. Visit MyFWC.com/BOW or call Lynne Hawk at 561-625-5122.

•  Celebrate “A Night in Atlantis” at the Billfish Foundation’s 26th annual gala fundraiser at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $150 per person; $1,800 for a VIP table. Go to www.billfish.org or call 954-938-0150, ext. 106 or 113.

•  Sign up for the 2012 Calusa Blueway Fishing Tournament on Nov. 3 near Fort Myers. First prize is a Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 fishing kayak. Eligible species are snook, redfish, sea trout and others. Go to www.CalusaBluewayPaddlingFestival.com or call 239-533-7518.

•  9-11 in Islamorada. Fishing headquarters is World Wide Sportsman marina. Entry fee is $2,000 per angler. For more information, call Julie Olsen

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