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NEW FISHING & OUTDOOR SHOW COMING TO CT

Great for families, this event is designed for longtime fishing and outdoor enthusiasts, as well as anyone who wants to learn more about angling and other kinds of outdoor adventure.
By North East Expos, Inc.  |  December 12, 2019
NEW FISHING & OUTDOOR SHOW COMING TO CT
The outstanding list of free seminars includes such well-known celebrities anglers as NBC Sports’ fisherman Roland Martin.

North East Expos, Inc.’s newest event, the “Connecticut Fishing & Outdoor Show” debuts at Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Conn. on Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16, 2020.

“Fishing is the highlight of our newest show that showcases a wide variety of outdoor elements, featuring ATV’s, rock climbing, rafting, kayaking, hunting, zip lining, biking and much more,” explains Kristie Gonsalves, President of North East Expos, Inc. and a past president of the National Association of Consumer Show Producers. “We are excited to bring this huge new consumer show and a wide range of experts, including NBC Sports’ fisherman Roland Martin and ‘Surfcaster’s Journal’ contributor Dennis Zambrotta, to Mohegan Sun’s expansive new expo & convention center.”

Great for families, this event is designed for longtime fishing and outdoor enthusiasts, as well as anyone who wants to learn more about angling and other kinds of outdoor adventure. There will be over 100 booths selling the latest fishing, hunting, and outdoor equipment, and fishing boats. Meet and Schedule Tours with Charter Boat Fishing Captains, Hunting Outfitters, and Outdoor Adventure Promoters. CT Dept, of Energy & Environmental & Protection’s (DEEP) latest rules and regulations, displays and huge tank of live fish.

Non-stop Free Seminars by National & Regional Experts include:

Saturday only: Roland Martin of NBC Sports’ “Fishing with Roland Martin;
Sunday only: Dennis Zambrotta, contributor to “Surfcaster’s Journal”;
All Three Days:

  • Bobby Uhrig, Professional fisherman and master lure designer;
  • Mike Laptew, a/k/a The Diving Fisherman;
  • Captain Joe Diorio, saltwater fishing guide;
  • Al Gag, custom lure designer.
  • Toby Lapinski, Managing Editor of The Fisherman Magazine;
  • Fishing Captain Greg Dubrule, Black Hawk Sport Fishing.

Demonstrations include: Fly casting atop a 5,000-gallon Hawg Trough Fish Tank; a Kayak Pond will feature Intro to Kayak Fishing lessons by Three Belles Outfitters and 247 Lures; and wildlife shows of Bobcats, Owls, Porcupines, Skunk, Alligator and Snake by Animal Adventures Family Zoo & Rescue Center.

Hands-On Activities include: Black Hawk virtual fishing fighting chair simulator with Greg Dubrule.

This new “Connecticut Fishing & Outdoor Show” show builds upon the success of the annual ‘Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show’ that will continue to be held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn., from March 20 to March 22, 2020.

“These two terrific events will be held one month apart for the pleasure of outdoor enthusiasts from across the state and beyond,” adds Gonsalves, who has produced major public events for more than 20 years. “Both expansive shows will feature hundreds of booths with the latest fishing and outdoor recreational and adventure products and services, many hours of expert-led seminars, and numerous demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.”

Admission is $12 adults; 12 and under free, and there is FREE onsite parking. Show sponsors include The Fisherman Magazine, WFSB-TV 3, and 97.7 WCTY Eastern CT’s Country station.

For more information, please visit ctfishingoutdoorshow.com or call North East Expos at 860-844-8461.