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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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Brian

O'Keefe

Brian@BrianOkeefePhotos.com

Why and How to Make the Long Cast

Fly-Casting Pond, hosted by Fly Fishing Specialties

Bucket List: Alaska

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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Nick

Smith

The Informative Fisherman

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

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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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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Jeff

Putnam

Jeff Putnam's Flyfishing School

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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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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Bub

Tosh

Punching and Big Bass

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

BUB TOSH says he was born to be a bass fisherman and has been around the professional bass tournament scene since he was a young boy. Now one of the top pros in the west with numerous Angler of the Year titles, Top FLW finishes on the Delta and Clear Lake, Tosh will once again take his talents on the National Scene in 2014 on the FLW Tour. Tosh is a past FLW Forrest Wood Cup Champion on the co-angler side and finished in the top 20 of the Bassmaster Northern Opens in 2013.

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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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Julie

Horenstein

California Lands Pass Program, CDFW

New Recreational Opportunities with CA's Lands Pass Program!

Adventure Theater

The Lands Pass Low-Down

 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has just expanded its Land Pass Program, which requires visitors 16 and older to purchase a daily or annual pass to access 41 state wildlife areas and ecological reserves throughout the state. The program began as a way to broaden the funding for these properties beyond hunters and anglers, and the good news is that these areas remain free to visit for those possessing a current California fishing or hunting license. CDFW’s Julie Horenstein highlights several Northern California Lands Pass properties along with the special recreational opportunities available at each one.

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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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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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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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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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Scott

Haugen

Becoming a Better Big Game Hunter

Adventure Theater
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Capt. James

Smith

California Dawn Sport Fishing

In the Bay and Out the Gate

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

CAPTAIN JAMES "BASS" SMITH, popular 3rd generation Charter-Boat Captain of the 50-foot “California Dawn”, fishes out of the Berkley Marina into San Francisco Bay, the Farrallons and Northern Coast areas. His 29 years of expertise in putting his clients onto saltwater species of rockfish, lingcod, striped bass, shark, and crab make for interesting adventures.  

At age 12 he served as a deckhand on his father’s boat. A charter captain most of his life, James has a vast amount of experience and expertise regarding fishing the bays for stripers, sturgeon, shark, halibut, rock cod, ling cod, crab and salmon and just about everything in between.

 

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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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Casey

Stafford

CICC Outdoor Adventures

Late Season Duck Hunting Strategies

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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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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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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Chris

King

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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Steve

Carson

Penn University

Senor Tuna and Long-Range Angling

California Sportsmen Theater, Hosted by Sep Hendrickson

STEVE CARSON was selected as one of the “Top 30 Anglers in the West” by Western Outdoors, was inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame and is ranked in the top 10 in the world for the most different fish species caught on rod and reel. Director of the Penn Fishing University seminar series, Carson contributes regularly to virtually every western fishing publication and he’s the Outdoors Columnist for the Chico Enterprise-Record and Oroville Mercury-Register. His favorite accomplishment is his work with the 'Hooked on Fishing, not on Drugs' children's event.

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Lance

Gray

Lance Gray & Company

Steelheading on the Feather

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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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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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

Lassagne

01/21/18

California Department Fish & Wildlife

K9 Team

01/21/18

Amos

Foreman

01/21/18

Wes

Jones

01/21/18

Sue

Vang

01/21/18

Richard

Penny

01/21/18