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Kevin

Brock

Kevin Brock Guide Service

Sacramento & Feather River King Salmon

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

KEVIN BROCK - Averaging 300 fishing days a year, professional Northern California fishing guide Kevin Brock has honed his craft in a manner that few others are capable of. Specializing in guided trips on the top West Coast rivers, he is rated one of the best salmon and steelhead guides.

With safety as his top priority, he is well known for his professionalism, expertise, thousands of happy customers and successful fishing trips! Brock is also a United States Coast Guard certified 100-ton Master Captain and a fully licensed guide in California, Oregon and Alaska. 

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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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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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Parrey

Cremeans

California Deer Hunting on Public Lands

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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Natural

Solutions

Natural Solutions

Snake-Avoidance Training Could Save Your Dog's Life!

Sporting Dog Arena

Snake-Avoidance Training Could Save Your Dog's Life!

Sporting Dog Arena

You and your dog could encounter rattlesnakes almost anywhere: your yard, local park, hiking trail, ranch, etc. Learn how you can protect your dog from a painful, costly and often deadly encounter with a rattlesnake! The technique works with any breed or size dog--Mastiffs and Great Danes to Teacup Maltese and Chihuahuas. Watch the demonstration and then visit  Raahauge’s Pheasant Hunting Club booth (953) for more information about classes for your dog.

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Todd

Jostes

National Academy of Outdoor Survival

Bushcraft and Survival Shelters

Wilderness Camp

Bushcraft and Survival Shelters

Wilderness Camp

Embers--the Art of Making Primitive Fire

Wilderness Camp

Embers--the Art of Making Primitive Fire

Wilderness Camp

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

Wilderness Camp

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

Wilderness Camp

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

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Nick

Smith

Delta Bassin' with The Informative Fisherman

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

Well, as you'd expect from The Informative Fisherman, Nick says  he's planning on hooking you guys up. And, yes, that’s all he will tell us!?!? 

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Chris

King

Winter Steelhead on California's North Coast

Fly Fishing Theater

Never Again Throw a Tailing Loop!

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

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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Ed

Migale

10 Steps To Becoming A Successful Turkey Hunter!

Adventure Theater

Trying to bag a wise old gobbler in the spring woods can be one of the most enjoyable, challenging, and oftentimes frustrating pursuits in all of hunting.  But in his seminar, EdMigale will show you – whether a newcomer or a veteran of many seasons – how you can up the odds for success.

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Kent

Brown

Ultimate Bass Radio

Ultimate Bass Fishing

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

KENT BROWN has been a tournament bass angler for over 30 years with 7 West Coast Bass and Western Bass Classic Qualifications and has competed on the Bassmaster Western Open and FLW Tour Everstart Series.

The host of the Ultimate Bass Radio Show and co-host of the California Sportsmen Radio Show, both based on KHTK Radio in Sacramento, CA but available on iTunes. Kent will also serve as the Demo Tank host.

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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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James

Stone

Elite Sportsmen Guide Service

Trolling for Landlocked King Salmon and Trout

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

Dry Field Goose & Duck Hunting

Adventure Theater

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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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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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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Nick

Fasiano

NorCal's Best Fly Fishing Waters

Fly Fishing Theater

Northern California has some of the most consistent, year-round, great fly fishing all within an hour's drive of Redding.  The Fly Shop's Nick Fasiano will present the top spots, seasons and techniques.

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Alan

Fong

Largemouth and Stripers

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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Steve

Huber

Steve Huber Guide Service

Klamath and 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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Pete

Morrill

Marble Mountain Kennels

How to Start a Great House Dog...and Outstanding Gun Dog

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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Greg

Gutierrez

Tools and Tips to Finesse Bass

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

GREG GUTIERREZ, or Double G as his fishing friends call him, has competed across the country on the Bassmaster Elite Series, has qualified for the Bassmaster Classic twice and has won numerous tournaments and titles in his home state of California. Now retired from a career with Cal Fire, Greg is working his way back to the Bassmaster Elite Series.

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Matt

Heron

Matt Heron Fly Fishing School

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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Brian

O'Keefe

Brian@BrianOkeefePhotos.com

Bucket List: Alaska

Fly Fishing Theater

Why and How to Make the Long Cast

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

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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Randy

Pringle

The Fishing Instructor

Delta Bassin' with the Fishing Instructor

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

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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Guy

Eastman

Eastmans' Hunting Journals

Public Land Monster Bucks and Bulls

Adventure Theater

GUY EASTMAN is a third-generation member of the Eastman outdoor family. He’s been hunting and filming western trophy big game for more than 25 years. Soon after his graduation from Purdue University with a degree in engineering, Eastman returned to his hunting heritage and outdoor roots as the publisher of the Eastmans’ Hunting Journal. He since has co-founded Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal and is co-host of Eastmans’ Hunting TV.

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Jon

Baiocchi

Mastering the Dry Fly

Fly Fishing Theater

Finesse and Timing vs. Brawn and Mediocrity

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

“Mastering the Dry Fly” covers a brief history of the dry fly and those anglers who were involved from the beginning, simple to complex presentations, understanding rise forms, approaching water structure, tips and tricks, and Jon’s favorite patterns for eager to educated trout.

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James

Netzel

High Sierra Kokanee and Trout Techniques

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson
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Girls

With Guns

Women’s Gear and Great Hunting Adventures

Adventure Theater

Ladies who do or want to hunt will learn about the fit women want and the functionality women need when they're out in the field. Also learn how to prepare for the hunt, including tips and tricks  every hunter can use, no matter skill level.

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Doug

Ouellette

Pyramid Lake Guide Service

Pyramid Lake--Land of the Giants

Fly Fishing Theater

Come join Doug Ouellette for a comprehensive, in-depth look at Pyramid Lake, Nevada, home of the world’s largest Cutthroat Trout! Doug’s show, “Pyramid Lake - Land of the Giants”, will cover several “retrieves” with shooting head lines, floating lines with and without indicators, leaders set-ups, fly patterns, and equipment (ladders). The show will include finding fish in different weather situations and an interesting history of the lake.

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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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Joby

Cefalu

Lake Tahoe's Angling Bounty

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson
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Greg

Vinci

Valley Tailwaters

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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Chad Mendes

& Scott Haugen

Big Game Field Care--Start To Finish

Adventure Theater

With 'Finz & Featherz', MMA Featherweight Chad 'Money' Mendes steps out of the cage and into the great outdoors. For a lifelong sportsman like Mendes, his guide service is a natural extension of his passions and a great way for him to share his love for hunting and fishing.  With decades of extensive hunting and fishing experience, Chad and  Mike Pappa have developed an unmatched love and respect for hunting and the great outdoors.

For nearly 20 years Scott Haugen has made a living through hunting and fishing. Prior to entering  the outdoor industry, he taught high-school science for 12 years. He’s appeared on more than 450 TV shows, penned over 2,500 magazine articles and written more than 15 books. Scott has  traveled to nearly 40 countries and delivers over 60 seminars a year. His goal is to educate people about the outdoors and motivate them to take advantage of its nearly infinite opportunities. Currently, Scott is host of The Hunt, on Netflix, making it one of the widest-reaching hunting shows ever.

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Mark

Lassagne

01/19/18

Wes

Jones

01/19/18

Ish

Monroe

01/19/18

Rob

Knoles

01/19/18

California Department Fish & Wildlife

K9 Team

01/19/18

Richard

Penny

01/19/18

Bryant

Smith

01/19/18

Ron

Howe

01/19/18