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Jason

Borofka

New Baits for Bass!

Western Bass Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Kent Brown, Ultimate Bass Radio

JASON BAROFKA - If you want to be consistent in your bass fishing you will need to be able to catch them on top and bottom and Jason Barofka will help you do just that. Jason has been one of the most consistent anglers in the West the past few years and will pass along some of his tips no matter where you fish.

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Jay

Lopes

Right Hook Sportfishing

Delta Sturgeon

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

JAY LOPES is a full-time guide who owns Right Hook Sportfishing. Captaining a 26-foot Parker, he chases white sturgeon, king salmon, albacore tuna and multiple species of sharks off the central coast.   Capt. Jay will employ the knowledge he has gained over the last 10 years taking people for hire to put as many fish on the end of his clients’ lines as possible. 

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Matt

Heron

Matt Heron Fly Fishing School

Fly Fishing the Truckee

Fly Fishing Theater

Fly Casting 101--Faults & Fixes

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

Nearly a decade of guiding the Truckee and Little Truckee will inform Matt's seminar, which addresses: Sections of the river and access points; Water types; Fishing seasons and regulations; Truckee techniques and fly selection; The fish; and, of course, guide secrets!

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Jeff

Putnam

Jeff Putnam's Flyfishing School

Single-Handed Spey Casting

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

How to Fix the Most Common Casting Mistakes

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

JEFF PUTNAM is a certified casting instructor with over 20 years of teaching experience and 30 years of fly fishing around the world. He provides demonstrations at fly fishing events and appears in a series of instructional fly fishing videos.

Sacramento based, Putnam owns a fly-fishing school and is at the leading edge of using new technologies to teach the sport.

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Todd

Jostes

National Academy of Outdoor Survival

Bushcraft and Survival Shelters

Wilderness Camp

Bushcraft and Survival Shelters

Wilderness Camp

Winter Survival and Water Purification

Wilderness Camp

Winter Survival and Water Purification

Wilderness Camp

Wilderness Emergencies and Medicinal Plants

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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Capt. J.D.

Richey

JD Sportfishing Charters

Winter Steelheading Techniques

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

Here's everything you need to know to successfully catch stripers on the California Delta. JD takes the mystery out of this huge, intimidating body of water and shows you where to find stripers and how to catch them on topwater, spoons, swimbaits and more!

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Denny

Rickards

Crystal Creek Anglers

Eliminating Stillwater Presentation Mistakes

Fly Fishing Theater

DENNY RICKARDS, author of four books, has had the opportunity over the last 40 years to fish and guide anglers over some of the most challenging trophy trout waters around the world, catching rainbows over 25 pounds, browns over 23 pounds and cutthroats in excess of 15 pounds.  

Spending well over 200 days a year on the water, Rickards also hosts clinics and seminars for prospective stillwater anglers.

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Randy

Pringle

The Fishing Instructor

Bass with the Fishing Instructor

Western Bass Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Kent Brown, Ultimate Bass Radio

As a tournament angler for over 39 years, Randy won 24 events and had 75 top ten finishes.

Now owner of The Fishing Instructor-Guide Service, Randy has created an instructional website and newsletter. He also owner and is director for Best Bass Tournaments, which runs more than 40 tournaments a year. Randy also regularly writes articles and is heard on three radio shows. A popular, well-traveled seminar speaker, Randy also teaches a bass fishing course at Delta College.

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Chris

King

Never Again Throw a Tailing Loop!

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

Winter Steelhead on California's North Coast

Fly Fishing Theater

This presentation will cover the areas, rivers, tackle and tactics to chase California’s most precious shiny gem, The Steelhead. Chris will cover the Northern California rivers and towns where these beautiful fish are found. Come learn about the Klamath, Trinity, Smith, Eel and more. 

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Jess

Spradely

Tall Timber Pudlepointers

Training Your Versatile Hunting Dog

Sporting Dog Arena

Owner of Cabin Creek Gundogs, Jess has 20 years of dog-training experience, including breeding and training Pudelpointers, German Shorthairs and Retrievers.

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Bob

Sparre

Delta Light-Tackle Stripers

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson
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Greg

Vinci

Fly Fishing California's Trout Highway--395

Fly Fishing Theater

Highway395: California’s Trout Highway

Greg's other talk takes a tour of California’s spectacular Hwy 395 and its amazing scenery and fishing. The tour covers the most popular waters between the Carson River drainage down to the Owens Gorge near Bishop. At each stop we discuss where to fish, fly patterns and techniques, and a little historical background, too.

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Pete

Morrill

Marble Mountain Kennels

Why the Pointing Lab Is Ideal for Hunting California

Sporting Dog Arena

Learn the history, genetics, versatility and beginning training techniques of a first-class pointing lab.  And, learn how to invest two months to lay an ideal foundation for your gundog and home companion.

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Phil

White

American Fly Fishing

Intermediate Casting, Shooting Heads & Lines

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

For some, the thought of casting a sinking line or shooting head can be discouraging. Phil White breaks down common  mistakes made while casting and carrying these lines, explaning how to correct them. 

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Casey

Stafford

CICC Outdoor Adventures

California Pig Hunting

Adventure Theater

CASEY STAFFORD and his wife Regina own Outdoor Adventures guide service. Stafford hunts and fishes on 20,000 acres of the Colusa Indian Community property in the Northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding foothills.

Casey’s pursuits have been showcased on both the Outdoor Channel and Sportsman’s Channel. He frequently reports into the California Sportsmen radio show and has been featured in many Western Outdoor News stories. His expert knowledge and skills in the successful pursuit of the Wild Hog and waterfowl have grown to be tow of Stafford's most requested services. 

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Steve

Huber

Steve Huber Guide Service

Klamath & Trinity River Steelhead

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

STEVE HUBER has fished for salmon and steelhead on the Trinity, Klamath, Smith, Eel, Rogue and Chetco Rivers for nearly two decades. Specializing in drift and jet-boat fishing, Huber is a full-time fishing guide licensed in both Oregon and California. He holds a Coast Guard OUPV license as well as special permits to fish the Wild and Scenic areas of the Rogue and Chetco Rivers. Steve and his family live on the banks of the Trinity River.

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Phil

Mueller

Feather Ranch Kennels

How to Better Communicate with Your Dog

Sporting Dog Arena

Phil has been training dogs for 40 years!  He began in Idaho in the '70s and moved to California to work with Gundog German Shorthairs and Field Trail German Shorthairs.  In the early '80s he began working with Gundog Retrievers and Field Trial Retrievers. Feather Ranch Kennels opened in 1984 in Los Banos. The Gundog and competitive dog training business  works with Retrievers, Pointers and Flushers, also doing obedience training for family companion dogs.  Phil also  trains people to train dogs. Many clients have titled their  dogs in AKC hunts tests and the National Bird Dog Challenge. Client Don Pool's dog, Whitey,  worked his way up to becoming  2004 NAFC/FC/AFC Shadows’s Mojo Work’n!

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Ken

Mah

Northern California Bass Tips

Western Bass Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Kent Brown, Ultimate Bass Radio

KEN MAH comes off a win recently on the California Delta at the River 2 Sea Open and he has been one of the most consistent anglers in the West. Fishing all levels of events throughout his career, he has won numerous Angler of the Year titles, Championships and Pro Am wins. Being versatile is what makes Ken successful no matter where he launches his boat.

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Mark

Carson

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Do-It-Yourself Hunting Idaho

Adventure Theater

  Idaho DIY big game hunting will help nonresident hunters understand the wide variety of opportunities that Idaho has to offer, and assist them with how to pick a hunt and location that will meet their specific needs.  

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Joby

Cefalu

Lake Tahoe's Angling Bounty

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson
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Mark

Daugherty

Bucket List: Baja's East Cape

Bucket List: Baja's East Cape

Fly Fishing Theater

You are invited to experience the unforgettable Sea of Cortez. This seminar will cover both fly and conventional techniques for Marlin, Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo and Roosterfish . If you are thinking about a fishing trip to Baja and checking some boxes on your fish bucket list, this is the seminar for you.

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Alan

Fong

Stripers in the Delta

Western Bass Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Kent Brown, Ultimate Bass Radio

Alan will talk about Glide Baits for giant largemouth and stripers. The baits aren’t cheap--many of the top baits cost hundreds of dollars, but big bass guys say the are worth every penny.

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Brian

O'Keefe

Brian@BrianOkeefePhotos.com

Why and How to Make the Long Cast

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

Big Trout - Kamchatka, Russia, Chile, Argentina and New Zealand

Fly Fishing Theater

Join master fly fisherman and gonzo traveler Brian O'Keefe for severa bucket -list talks  in the Fly-Fishing Theater:  Alaska,  New Saltwater Destinations,  Big Trout in Fabled Destinations.

On the casting pond, Brian will demonstrate techniques for casting farther. why? Because learning these techniques will help you cast in the wind and cast big flies (for bigger fish). These techniques come in handy for trout fishing with streamers, single-hand steelheading, striper fishing, bass fishing and saltwater fly fishing.

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James

Stone

Elite Sportsmen Guide Service

Duck patterns and Migration

Adventure Theater

Trolling for Landlocked King Salmon and Trout

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

JAMES STONE has a passion for fishing and hunting. With The Elite Sportsmen Guide Service, Stone offers year round fully-guided fishing and hunting trips in Northern CA. His goal is to bring an "Elite" experience to hunters and fishermen across the country.

They offer great trips for everyone from the first time hunter or fisher to avid outdoorsmen and families looking for a fun adventure. Their website, www.elitesportsmen.com, allows viewers to check fishing and hunting reports or browse a photo gallery from guided trips. 

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Capt. Mike

Gravert

Intimidator Sportfishing

Drifting Live Baits and spooning for California Delta Stripers

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

Enjoyable and scenic, the Delta holds exciting fishing action around every corner. Learn how to successfully target Striped Bass from one of the region's top guides.

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Parrey

Cremeans

All Year Scent Control

Adventure Theater

PARREY CREMEANS is the Mossy Oak Big Game Regional Pro Staff Manager for the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. Growing up in Northern California, Parrey has been an avid bow hunter for 35 years. He has pursued all species of big game in his native area, but has made Blacktail deer his number one passion. He has taken a dozen Pope and Young Blacktail bucks and is considered one of the country's top Blacktail experts. Parrey also hunts most of the western states pursuing elk, mule deer, black bear, wild pig and antelope with his bow and arrow. He's been an outfitter for the past 13 years.

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Lance

Gray

Lance Gray & Company

The Hex Hatch at Lake Almanor

Fly Fishing Theater

LANCE GRAY has decades of fishing, guiding and teaching experience in Northern California. At 17 he went to work at Powell's in Chico; working the shop, building rods, guiding and conducting fly-tying and fly-fishing schools.

In 1993, Lance and his wife, Kirsten, started Saltwater Innovations, and in 2003 the couple launched Lance Gray & Company, a full-service outfitter. A signature tier for Solitude Fly Company, Gray has recently been published in Angling Trade Magazine, California Fly Fisher, Sierra Fisherman and Northwest Fly Fishing. 

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Scott

Haugen

Hunting Trophy Blacktail

Adventure Theater

Want to fill more big-game tags, or consistently take bigger animals? Join Scott Haugen in this seminar! With more than 40 years of big-game hunting experience, and having made a living for the past 16 years exclusively in the outdoors, Scott will share what he’s learned through personal experience.

Haugen will also host the show's Outdoor Product Showcase (Building C).

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Richard

Penny

01/18/18

Mark

Lassagne

01/18/18

Wes

Jones

01/18/18

Ish

Monroe

01/18/18

Bryant

Smith

01/18/18

Ron

Howe

01/18/18