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PHILADELPHIA FISHING SHOW

Presented by Back Bay Adventures
Date: February 22 - 24, 2019 ¦ Time: 8:00AM

The Philadelphia Fishing Show will be held February 22-24 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Over 55,000 square feet of fishing tackle, guides, apparel, travel destinations, and much more. Exhibitors will be displaying everything from dry fly trout accessories to giant bluefin tuna gear, and everything in between. If you are interested in space call Dave DeGennaro at 732-330-5674.

Two seminar rooms hosted by The Fisherman Magazine will have a constant schedule of fresh and saltwater speakers sharing everything they know about their favorite sport all included in your admission.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019
12:30 PM Capt. Pete Sykes (Parker Pete's Sportfishing)
Bucktailing Doormat Fluke
Whether you're fishing the sandy bottom to the sticky stuff, get the lowdown on bucktailing trophy fluke with the Parker Pete crew out of Belmar, NJ. (Room A)

1:00 PM Darwin Hayward *Susquehanna River Fishing Club & Striper Sniper)
Susquehanna Flats Stripers
How to fish the legendary "Susky Flats" in the upper reaches of the Chesapeake at the mouth of the Susquehanna River for striped bass. (Room B)

1:30 PM Capt. Erwin Heinrich (Scales n' Tales Charters)
Jersey Trophy Stripers
Spring and fall, some of the very best trophy bass action along the Striper Coast occurs in the Raritan Bay complex; learn how the local captains target them. (Room A)

2:00 PM JB Kasper (The Fisherman Magazine)
Delaware River Smallmouth
Pound for pound smallmouth bass are one of the most exciting freshwater fish that swim, especially in the Delaware River currents. This workshop will cover the bronzeback’s habits on a seasonal basis, focusing on key factors that affect success. (Room B)

3:00 PM Capt. Darren Dorris (Salty Lady Sportfishing / LBIShark.com)
Inshore Shark Fishing
Freelance writer, photographer, TV personality and charter captain has customized his early summer inshore trips for catching big sharks just off the Jersey Shore beaches on lighter tackle. Gear up for nearshore big game. (Room A)

3:30 PM Tony Maja, Jr. (Tony Maja Projects)
Trolling Bunker Spoons Complete trolling workshop covering Maja spoons and mojos, from line choice and rod selection, to the proper spread speed for trophy stripers. (Room B)

4:00 PM Gary Schroeder (Saucy Lures)
Green Sticking Tuna
Modernized green stick tactics for small boat tuna anglers for the 2019 season. Amp up your midrange bluefin tactics like those wicked commercial guys. (Room A)

4:30 PM Don Goff (Susquehanna River Fishing Club & Striper Sniper)
Fishing for Snakeheads
The invasive Northern snakehead is hard-fighting new target for urban and suburban anglers throughout the Northeast, offering fly and light tackle action with fish now growing in excess of 20 pounds. (Room B)

5:00 PM Nick Honachefsky (Saltwater Underground / The Fisherman)
Jersey's Big Game Surf
From 50-pound stripers to 200-pound plus sharks, this noted author has done it all at the Jersey Shore by putting in his time and sticking to a surf plan that he shares with attendees. (Room A)

5:30 PM Capt Greg Dubrule (Blackhawk Charters)
Black Sea Bass & Cod
Captain and crew offer "onboard" tips from the pros for upping your score on the wrecks and snags for black sea bass and cod. Bring a notebook & pack the cooler with ice! (Room B)

SATURDAY, February 23, 2019
11:00 AM Nick Honachefsky (Saltwater Underground / The Fisherman)
Stripers in the Surf
New Jersey's back bay striper season reopens March 1 which puts casters back into the action for another year. Join noted noted author/angler in annual quest for stripers in the surf from spring through fall. (Room A)

11:30 AM Capt. Brett Taylor (Reel Reaction Sportfishing)
Trolling Motor Tactics
Join noted Barnegat Inlet & LBI captain for a tactical look at fishing for fluke, striped bass, and tautog using a Minn Kota trolling motor & advanced Humminbird electronics. (Room B)

NOON Capt. Darren Dorris (Salty Lady Sportfishing / LBIShark.com)
Targeting Jersey Wahoo
On of the fastest fish in the sea, the wahoo is often caught while trolling for tuna; it's more often caught by big game hunters targeting these tasty speedsters on the way in and out of the canyons. Learn how. (Room A)

12:30 PM Chris Gatley (Berkley Fishing)
Philly Fishing Secrets
Walleye? Muskies? Monster flatheads? Is there more? A noted angler, captain and Berkley pro, Chris has fished extensively in Philly area and can help put you on whatever trophy action you seek – bring questions & a notebook! (Room B)

1:00 PM Capt. Pete Sykes (Parker Pete's )
Fishing for Stripers
From live bait to trolling spoons and mojos, join noted Shark River charter captain in the spring hunt for trophy stripers. (Room A)

1:30 PM Dieter Scheel (Big D River Guide)
Cold Water River Fishing
Looking for action right now within short distance of the Oaks Center? Join Capt. Dieter for a look at some cold water fishing opportunities so you can get into the action right away. (Room B)

2:30 PM Capt. Erwin Heinrich (Scales n' Tales Charters)
Structure Fishing for Doormats
Getting on the best fluke bite is critical for the professional captain! Tips from the helm on making the most out of every fluke trip this season with the inside track on finding doormats in 2019 (Room A)

3:00 PM Chris Santoro (Tournament Angler)
Big Water Kayaking
Learn how Chris breaks down large freshwater fisheries for locating bass and how he finds success. Join him on a deep dive into how he decides where to launch, fish and move for kayak bass fishing on Lake Erie. (Room B)

4:00 PM Capt. Eric Kerber (On A Mission Fishing / KTS)
MOJO Stripers
Get your mojo running with this Shark River Inlet pro as he shows you how to utilize different style mojos for certain situations (Room A)


SUNDAY, February 24, 2019

11:00 AM Frank Mihalic (The Fisherman Magazine )
Targeting Trophy Blackfish
Big blackfish love the gnarliest of structure, making them one of the most challenging saltwater species to catch. Top tips from a South Jersey togaholic and freelance writer. (Room A)

11:30 AM Gary Schroeder (Saucy Lures)
Green Sticking Tuna
Modernized green stick tactics for small boat tuna anglers for the 2019 season. Amp up your midrange bluefin tactics like those wicked commercial guys. (Room B)

NOON Capt. Mike Rothman (Bonanza II )
Delaware Bay Drum
When the dogwoods bloom, the drum will boom! Prepare for the arrival of black drum in May by joining noted Fortescue, NJ party boat captain in the hunt for "boomers" on Delaware Bay. (Room A)

12:30 PM John Punola (The Shad Man / Author)
2019 Delaware Shad Forecast
The Shad Man offers his unique perspective on the Delaware River shad run, with population overview and tactics for targeting America's fish by boat or bank. (Room B)

1:30 PM Capt. Eric Kerber (On A Mission Fishing / KTS)
MOJO Stripers
Get your mojo running with this Shark River Inlet pro as he shows you how to utilize different style mojos for certain situations (Room A)

2:00 PM Don Goff (Susquehanna River Fishing Club & Striper Sniper)
Fishing for Snakeheads
The invasive Northern snakehead is hard-fighting new target for urban and suburban anglers throughout the Northeast, offering fly and light tackle action with fish now growing in excess of 20 pounds. (Room B)

2:30 PM Capt Greg Dubrule (Blackhawk Charters)
Black Sea Bass & Cod
Captain and crew offer "onboard" tips from the pros for upping your score on the wrecks and snags for black sea bass and cod. Bring a notebook & pack the cooler with ice! (Room A)

3:00 PM Tony Maja, Jr. (Tony Maja Projects)
Trolling Bunker Spoons Complete trolling workshop covering Maja spoons and mojos, from line choice and rod selection, to the proper spread speed for trophy stripers. (Room B)


 
Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA 19456
732-330-5674

Admission: Adults $10; Kids 6 To 12 $5; Free 5 And Under


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