THURSDAY

CCA Northshore CHAPTER Banquet: 6 p.m., Castine Center, 63350 Pelican Blvd., Mandeville. Tickets $65, $35 spouses, $25 youths, $500 tables. Call CCA Louisiana (225) 952-9200.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES: Bull Shoals/Norfork, Mountain Home, Arkansas. Third in 10-event series. Website: www.bassmaster.com

FRIDAY

FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La. Express Landing, False River (south end), Jarreau. Fee $30/boat plus launch fee (maximum 2 anglers). 5 bass limit/14 inches minimum size. Weekly event through Sept. 16. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

PADDLEPALOOZA XIII KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT: Topwater Marina, Leeville. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Open to the public. Fee $50 includes Friday meal & post-tournament fish fry. Preregistration required. Website: www.bckfc.org.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

LAKE CONCORDIA FLY FISHING TRIP: Sponsored by Red Stick Fly Fishers, Baton Rouge. Registration required. Call Jack Lithgoe (225) 362-7901. Website: www.rsff.org.

SATURDAY

THE CAMP FLY FISHING SCHOOL/BEGINNERS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., The Camp, Breaux Bridge. Fee $150 includes instruction, lunch, refreshments, handouts. Focus on casting mechanics, accuracy. FFF Certified instructors. Call Keith Richard (337) 344-0908. Website: www.thecampflyfishingschool.com.

GUIDED CANOE TOUR: 9-11 a.m., Chicot State Park, Ville Platte. Canoeing experience recommended. Space limited. Owner canoes/kayaks welcomed. Registration required. Park fee $2. Call (888) 677-6100

SUNDAY

SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range, 9400 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales. NRA 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual Civilian Marksmanship Program membership. Call George Serrett (225) 389-6118. Email: SouthLAHighPower@hotmail.com.

HUNTING

TURKEY: Area A lands through April 24. Closed on Area B & C lands.