THURSDAY

CCA LIVINGSTON CHAPTER BANQUET: 6 p.m., Forrest Grove Plantation, 8743 Stephenson Drive, Denham Springs. Tickets $65, $35 spouses, $25 youths, $500 tables. Call CCA (225) 952-9200.

WEST BANK STRUTTERS/NWTF HUNTING HERITAGE BANQUET: 6 p.m., Community Center, 7510 La. 1-South, Addis. Tickets $50, $65 couples, $15 Jakes (youth), $275 sponsors. Call Rhyan Leblanc (225) 268-1775. Email: rhyan400@aol.com.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

37th annual LOUISIANA SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Noon-7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12. Website: www.sportsmenshow.com.

BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES: St. John’s River, Palatka, Florida. First in 10-event series. Live weigh-in website: www.bassmaster.com.

SATURDAY

GUIDED CANOE TOUR: 2-4 p.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

35th ANNUAL KIWANIS OF POINTE COUPEE OPEN BASS TOURNAMENT: Safe daylight, public landing, Morrison Parkway, False River, New Roads. Weigh-in 3 p.m. Pick-your-partner event. Fee $150/team ($175 tournament day). Benefits Kiwanis False River projects. Call Kenneth St. Romain (225) 718-1319.

TUESDAY

FLY TYING AT BASS PRO SHOPS: 6 p.m., Conference Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Call Ron Brooks (225) 271-3100.

AROUND THE CORNER

MARCH 24 — ABBEVILLE/DUCKS UNLIMITED DINNER: 5:30 p.m., Vietnamese Reception Hall, 1201 E. Lafayette Street, Abbeville. Tickets $65-$85. $600 tables. $300 sponsor. Call Brittney Reed (337) 412-4712 or Troy Dubois (337) 224-9718.

MARCH 24-26 — CABELA’S COLLEGIATE BASS TOURNAMENT: Lake Dardanelle, Russellville, Arkansas. For more information, visit www.collegiatebasschampionship.com.

MARCH 27 — EASTER SUNDAY

HUNTING

TURKEY SPECIAL DAYS: Youth-only & physically challenge only, March 19-20, statewide, private lands only.

TURKEY: Area A lands, March 26-April 24; Area B lands, March 26-April 17; Area C lands, March 26-April 10.

FISHING

ST. TAMMANY PIER OPENED: 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays. Fee $3/12-older, $1 sightseers. $1 Wednesdays for seniors & active/retired military, $1 Sundays for grandparents. 54001 E. Howze Beach Road near Slidell. For more information, call (985) 649-1922. Or visit the website: www.sttammanyfishingpier.com.

OPEN SEASONS: Recreational red snapper in state waters out to nine miles; recreational greater amberjack, gray triggerfish & red grouper seasons until further notice. Notes: Greater amberjack minimum-size limit increased to 34 inches (fork length) & red grouper closure through March 31 in waters deeper than 20 fathoms.

Email: outdoors@theadvocate.com.