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Sam

Heckman

Basic Bass Lures and Techniques

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Learn how lures look and perform in the water, plus in-depth details on how to rig and use proven bass lures that result in catching Colorado bass, Spring through Fall.

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Sandi

Roberts

Basic Fly Casting

TFO Combo Casting Pond

Come learn how to cast from  someone who has won several accuracy and  distance fly-casting competitions!

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Todd

Jostes

National Academy of Outdoor Survival

Bushcraft and Survival Shelters

Wilderness Camp

My Experience on Discovery Channel's Bushcraft Build-Off!

Wilderness Camp

Wilderness Emergencies and Medicinal Plants

Wilderness Camp

Todd will conduct mini-clinics from the Expo's new Wilderness Camp.

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Al

Noraker

Introduction to Fly Fishing for Women

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Learn simple techniques, must-have gear, fly selection, and a few key knots needed to fly fish successfully.

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Kerry

Caraghar

Orvis

Your First Cast--How and Where

Fly Casting Pond

KERRY CARAGHAR was born in Colorado where his family has lived since the mid 1800's. His love affair with fly-fishing began at an early age when he learned to fish on the beaver ponds of Buffalo Creek. It came as no surprise to Kerry's parents when he announced his dream of one day becoming a professional fly fisherman. 

Kerry has significant experience fly fishing across the Rocky Mountain west and he enjoys salt water fishing with a fly rod. Ireland, the home of his ancestors, remains Kerry's favorite destination for fly fishing.

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Robert

Younghanz

The Bug Guy

Entomology Basics for the Fly Fisher

Fly Fishing Theater

Robert Younghanz, a.k.a The Bug Guy, is an internationally known Aquatic Entomologist, fly-fishing guide, writer and instructor.   Robert has been involved in the fly-fishing industry for more than 25 years, traveling  the world to collect Insects and, of  course, fish. He has studied, researched, curated and taught at Colorado State University, Front Range Community College, and   Pikes Peak Community College. Robert’s regular column,   Hatch Happening: With The Bug Guy , appears   in Trout Magazine.   He's also created the   The Bug Guy:  Entomology For The Fly Fisher DVDs, and owns the Colorado Fly Fishing Guide Academy, www.cffga.com

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Phil

Mendoza

No Limits Archery

Hardcore Colorado Bowhunting

Adventure Theater

Most hunters has experienced "Buck Fever"--losing focus in a high-pressure situation.  Attend Phil Mendoza's seminar to learn tips on overcoming  that situation--how to succeed in a high-pressure hunting situation.

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Brad

Petersen

Teaching Kids to Fish

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Jigs are one of the most-versatile lures, catching a wide variety of fish year-around. Beginner or experienced, Brad will help you learn how to be a better jig angler.

Brad other talk will share the tip and tricks Brad has learned on how to introduce kids to fishing. If you make it fun from the start, they will be hooked for life, he says.

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Fit 4

the Hunt

Better Fitness, Better Hunting!

Adventure Theater
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Clay and Sandi

Roberts

TFO Pro Staff

Learn to Cast--Conventional and Fly!

TFO Combo Casting Pond

Assorted Casts Demonstrated

TFO Combo Casting Pond

Few individuals are qualified to not just cast conventional and fly rods, but win tournaments and contests doing so. A much smaller number of couples can put such a resume on the table.

Clay and Sandi Roberts can. The Colorado-based couple has been part of the ISE show for many years--both having won ISE's prestigious Best-of-the-West Distance and Accuracy Casting Contest.

ISE now welcomes Clay and Sandi to our staff of professional instructors. We thank Temple Fork Outfitters (TFO) for supporting another free ISE feature at which show-goers can try gear, watch and learn from the experts, all as part of show admission!

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Jeff

Wagner

Fly Fusion Magazine

Advanced Casting Techniques

Fly Casting Pond

Casting Titles: Advanced Casting Techniques, and Teaching Kids to Cast.

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Karin

Miller

Zen Tenkara

Tenkara Fixed-Line Fly Fishing--A Range of Possibilities

Fly Fishing Theater

Want to re-experience the thrill of fishing? Learn how traditional and American Tenkara rods can land a fish without a reel? And how such rods are now designed to catch saltwater species, carp, bass and more? Come to Karin Miller's seminar in the Fly Fishing Theater.

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Austin

Parr

Back to Basics--Plastics for Trout, Walleye and Bass

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Basic rigging and the finer points of locating structure and working a selection of soft-plastic baits, including straight-tail minnows, tube jigs, swim baits and various worms for Walleye, Trout and Bass.

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Hosted by

Jackie Gross Guccini

TAKE IT ON--Leading Ladies Help You Take Your First or Next Step in the Outdoors

Adventure Theater

Take It On seminar and booth (2915)

The idea--for ladies with various levels of hunting, fishing and outdoor experience to share their stories, knowledge and resources with other ladies who are interested in hunting and the outdoors, whether as a career or an activity, no matter experience.

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Pheasants

Forever

Pheasant Hunting 101

Sporting Dog Arena, Hosted by Gary Buschy
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Trevon

Stoltzfus

How to Set Realistic Expectations for Your Hunt

Adventure Theater

Learn how to set  expectations for your hunt and you'll be more successful and enjoy the hunt more, too.

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Rex

Murray

Ringneck Country

Training Your Puppy

Sporting Dog Arena, Hosted by Gary Buschy

Rex will cover STARTING YOUR PUP with WHOA TRAINING AND CONDITIONING PROPERLY TO THE GUN. He will also trouble shoot for anyone in attendance with any problem they may have with their bird dog.

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Pat

Dorsey

Blue Quill Angler

Fly Fishing Colorado's Best Trout Streams

Fly Fishing Theater

A native of Colorado, Pat has been guiding for over 23 years. He spends approximately two hundred days a year on the water, enjoying a unique quality of life both personally and professionally. “I am blessed to be able to make a living as a fly fishing guide and I will never lose sight of how fortunate I am to really love my job.”

Pat is Guide Director and a partner in the Blue Quill Angler fly shop. He oversees and trains more than 20 guides and helps to set the standard for integrity and professionalism in the Blue Quill Angler guide operation. Pat also writes the central Rocky Mountain stream report that monitors stream flows and conditions on the Blue, Colorado, South Platte (Cheesman, Deckers, Spinney Mountain Ranch, and Elevenmile Canyon), North Fork of the South Platte, and Williams Fork rivers.

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Nate

Zelinsky

Tightline Outdoors

Walleye Wisdom

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

ABC's of Elk Hunting

Adventure Theater

Nate owns Tightline Outdoors and its seven  brands of entertainment and education services. He's frequently heard on Terry Wickstrom Outdoors Radio in Colorado--the elk-hunting  center of the world--and seen on a variety of local and national television shows.

 

 

 

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Caleb

VanWagner

Distance Casting Tips

Fly Casting Pond

Being addicted to the outdoors is an understatement for Caleb, who chases elk for months in the backcountry or fish in Colorado from tail waters to high alpine lakes. Caleb has taken first place at the Golden Games, second at the GoPro Mountain Games, and competed in two US Fly Fishing National Championships.

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Will

Dykstra

Hottest Tactics for Big Fish

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Chasing Pike in Colorado poses its challenges, but it doesn't take reinventing the wheel to be successful. Will goes in depth on minor adjustments that will make major success on Colorado's finicky Pike.

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Colorado

Casting Contest

01/14/18

Monica

White

01/14/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Clay

Roberts

01/14/18

Tabbi

Kinion

01/14/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Dr. Todd

Rezac

01/14/18

Deer Creek Animal Hospital

Howard

Horton

01/14/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Open

Casting

01/14/18

Mary

McCormac

01/14/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Erin

Kendall

01/14/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Snake

Breaking

01/14/18

with Julian Weslow

Jessica

Smolenske

01/14/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife