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38th Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show is biggest yet

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GONZALES, LA (WAFB) -

The Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival is back in town and organizers say this year's event is the biggest expo yet.

Happening at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, the show kicks off on Thursday, March 16 and ends on Sunday, March 19.

Show highlights include:
• an indoor boat show featuring all the major boat brands and dealers from throughout the Baton Rouge area
• acres of fishing tackle and hunting gear for sale
• an extensive display of ATVs and off-road vehicles
• a dedicated tractor and outdoor power equipment area
• the Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest, with display of some of the largest bucks killed during   the 2016-17 season in Louisiana, Mississippi and across the country
• Splash Dogs, where participants can enter their dogs in retriever competitions
• a Kids Zone, with free admission to the show for kids on Sunday
• a Yamaha ATV test track
• a bass tank, where pros will be giving regular seminars
• fishing and hunting outfitters from across the United States
• an improved food court featuring three times the selection

Show hours: 

  • Thursday, March 16: 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Friday, March 17: 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 18: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 19: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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