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Find The Fisherman Magazine at booth #100 at this year’s big show in Hartford.
By North East Expos; Inc  |  February 5, 2020
Show admission includes more than 50 hours of seminars by international, national and regional fishing and hunting experts!

Mark your calendar for March 20 – 22 as the 23rd annual Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show rolls into the CT Convention Center in Hartford, CT. The show is open noon to 8 PM on Friday, 10 AM to 7 PM Saturday and 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday. Saturday is Veterans Appreciation Day with free admission to the first 200 Vets w/military or vets ID, and on Saturday the first 200 children get a Kids Cane Pole & Texas Roadhouse meal!

Visit The Fisherman Magazine at booth #100!

This event takes place just weeks before the start of the state’s fishing season. It is perfect for families as the event is designed for both longtime fishing and/or hunting enthusiasts and novices alike. There will be hundreds of booths selling the newest fishing, hunting and outdoor equipment and fishing boats. Included with admission is over 50 hours of free seminars by national and regional fishing and hunting experts including:

  • Alberto Knie (a/k/a “Crazy Alberto”), World-class extreme trophy game fish hunter
  • Bobby Uhrig, Professional fisherman and master lure designer
  • Del DelMastro, International bow hunter
  • Dean Vanier, Whitetail hunter
  • Ron Arra, Professional surfcaster and fly caster
  • Capt. Brian Bacon of Big Game Sport Fishing
  • Al Gag, Custom lure designer
  • Joe Diorio, Saltwater fishing guide
  • Mike DelVisco, Professional angler and bassmaster
  • Sheron Brown (a/k/a “The Lunkerman”), Professional tournament angler/guide
  • Captain TJ Karbowski of Rock & Roll Charters
  • Capt. Jarad Luchka, Duck hunter
  • DJ Muller, East Coast Surfcaster
  • Capt. Mike Roy of Reel Cast Charters
  • Toby Lapinski of The Fisherman Magazine

This is a great opportunity to meet and schedule tours with charter boat fishing captains and hunting outfitters. There will be ongoing demonstrations including Fly fishing on the Casting Pond, and Float & Fly Techniques by fishing guide and bait designer T.J. DeFelice. Fly casting will also take place atop a 5,000-gallon Hawg Trough Fish Tank with Fly-Tying by experts in the Fly-Tie Center. Be sure to check out the live dog presentations on how to train your “bird dog” to point by Dusty W German Shorthaired Pointers of Palmerton, Pa., and principles of duck hunting by Connecticut Delta Waterfowl Association.

Hands-On Activities include live fishing at the Catch & Release Trout Pond for prizes; NRA Laser Shot Range, a Sportsmen’s Outpost’s archery range, Tactical Airsoft’s shooting sports; and Connecticut Bass Nation’s Kids’ Casting Competition. Get the details on the CT Department of Energy & Environmental & Protection’s (DEEP) latest rules and regulations on wildlife, fisheries, hunting and fishing, with a variety of displays including live fish tank. Saturday, at 12 noon, the DEEP’s Trophy Fish Awards Ceremony recognizes state’s top anglers.

For more information, please visit www.fishinghuntingshow.com.