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About 100 brands RVs and 40 to 50 brands of boats will be on display at the 2015 Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport and RV show at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.

Doors open from noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11.

Admission is $8 for adults and free for children 15 and under who are with a paid adult.

This is the 17th year that BAC Productions puts on the event, and founder Bart Caple said space is completely sold out to boat and RV dealers.

“That means we couldn’t put any more boats or RVs anywhere,” Caple said. “There’s probably 100,000 to 150,000 square feet of RVs out in the parking lot in addition to all of the boats and everything else that fill up the inside of the building.”

Several attractions suitable for the whole family. That includes the Fishorama Rainbow Trout Pond, where children 12 and under can try to catch a trout for free. If successful, the child can keep the trout.

Additionally, hailing from Oklahoma, the world’s largest mobile aquarium – holding about 5,000 gallons of water – will sit above ground and feature bass fishing expert Chase Devereaux stand on a sawed-off end of a bass boat and catch bass.

There will also be a 1960s amphicar as well as a 1923 Model T RV.

Children 12 and under have the opportunity to catch rainbow trout at the annual Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport and RV show.