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Geoff

Nemnich

Coyote Craze Video Series

Coyote Hunting 101: Essential Tools for Success

Adventure Theater

GEOFF NEMNICH has been an outdoor enthusiast his entire life, but his "addiction" for calling coyotes started more than 20 years ago. As a member of Cabela’s Pro Staff and a contributing writer for Predator Xtreme magazine, Geoff spends numerous days in the field each season and is extremely passionate about sharing his love for coyote hunting with others.  He travels throughout the West filming coyote hunts for the Coyote Craze DVD series, and teaching new coyote hunters his tricks of the trade at the only predator-hunting instructional school in the country, Coyote Craze College. Geoff hosts a segment on the Predator Pulse radio show.

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Pat

Dorsey

Blue Quill Angler

The Secret Season: Fly Fishing in the Winter

Fly Fishing Theater
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Caleb

VanWagner

Distance Casting

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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Ronny

Castiglioni

Covering Water with Confidence

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom
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Clay and Sandi

Roberts

KASTKING Pro Staff

How to Prepare for a Fly-Casting Competition

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

The Casting Doctors--Tuning Up Your Casts

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Cool Casts for Fishing!

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

The KastKing Combo pond offers a wide variety of expert-led demonstrations geared to help both fly and conventional-gear anglers learn how to fish better--more successfully--by improving their casting techniques. Plus, an allstar combo-casting competion on Saturday with Colorado's top fly and conventional anglers, plus national pro angler Brent Chapman!

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Clay

Roberts

Finesse Casting

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Spin Cast or Bait Cast--a Comparison

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Clay will lead a variety of casting clinics--both fly and conventional. Come  learn from an angling expert and winner of national competitions.

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Mike

Rieser

Fly Fishing Baja

Fly Fishing Theater

Casting In Difficult Conditions

Fly Casting Pond

Come benefit from the lessons of more than 30 years of exploring the Baja Peninsula, fishing and guiding the Pacific and Sea of Cortez.

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Matt

Wright

Naked & Afraid--Up Close with Matt Wright

Adventure Theater
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Robby

Richardson

Sport Fish Colorado

Vertically Jigging Kokanee Salmon

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom
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Dan

Swanson

Fishful Thinker

Fish Finder Basics

Expert's Corner

Sonar, Down-Scan, Side-Scan & GPS

Expert's Corner
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Chad

LaChance

Fishful Thinker

How to Prepare for Your Dream Hunt

Adventure Theater

Depth Control

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

 

 

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Rex

Murray

Ringneck Country

Tips to Train Your Hunting Dog

Sporting Dog Arena, Hosted by Gary Buschy

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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Karin

Miller

Zen Tenkara

Newest Adventures with Tenkara

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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Nathan

Zelinsky

Tightlines Outdoors

Advanced Lake Trout

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Straight to the point: the latest tackle, the latest techniques, and only the truth about what works and what is a gimmick!

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Brad

Petersen

Hot New Walleye Presentations

Expert's Corner

The Science of Jig Fishing

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.

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Jeff

Wagner

Fly Fusion Magazine

Advanced Fly Casting: Hauling, Slack Line, and Curve Casts

Fly Casting Pond

 

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Sam

Heckman

Power Fishing for Bass

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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Nate

Zelinsky

Tightline Outdoors

Public Land Bucks & Bulls: How to Scout for Success

Adventure Theater

Nate owns Tightline Outdoors and its seven  brands of entertainment and education services. He's frequently on the 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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Richard

Pilatzke

Fly-Fishing Terrestrials

Fly Fishing Theater

Richard's presentation on stillwaters will cover fly fishing in lakes – the equipment, techniques, and flies to effectively increase your chances.  He'll look at the progression of the stillwater season – from ice-out to freeze up.

His new talk, on terrestrials, will  detail what food organisms are present and how to imitate them.

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Austin

Parr

Reaction Bites for Walleye

Expert's Corner
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Chris

Roe

Roe Hunting Resources

Don’t Blow Your Hunt--Don’t Choose a Calling Strategy that Sets You Up for Failure!

Adventure Theater

With more and more elk hunting videos being available through social media and video-streaming platforms these days, it's easy to watch someone else's successful hunt, and start to believe that if you simply do what they do, on your next hunt, you'll be successful as well.  Unfortunately, however, many folks overlook the fact that the successful elk hunt they just watched may have been in a different area (if not a completely different State), at a different time of the season, with different environmental and elk herd characteristics, etc., with hunting and calling strategies being executed by folks with - possibly - differing levels of expertise, and quite frankly – luck!

Regardless of who you wish to learn from, try to emmulate, reference, etc. for your elk hunting knowlege, take time to understand the factors that allowed that person/group be successful in that moment of time, as opposed to simply "doing what they did" because it happened to work on the video(s) you enjoyed.  Often times, not understanding WHAT you are doing in a particular scenario, and WHY you're doing it, can actually set you up for more consistent failure, than more consisten success.  There are a LOT of great elk hunts/hunters out there, but to truly become a better hunter for yourself, commit to understanding WHY you pick certain hunting tactics and/or strategies, in certain situations, as opposed to simply becoming better at copying what you see others do.

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Kerry

Caraghar

Orvis

First-Time Casters ONLY!

Fly Casting Pond

Welcome to Colorado: Where to Fly Fish Close By

Fly Fishing Theater

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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Greg

Felt

Ark Anglers Flyfishing

Spring Fishing on the Arkansas River

Fly Fishing Theater

GREG FELT has been guiding and outfitting on the Arkansas River since 1985. Co-owner of ArkAnglers in Salida and Buena Vista since 1998, he guides float-fishing trips on the river and oversees a staff of 18 guides. During his tenure on the Arkansas, he has also taken a strong hand in local and state natural resource issues--in  2016 Greg  was elected Chaffee County Commissioner. He also serves as a director of both the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District and Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, is a member of the Advisory Board to the Colorado Office of Outfitters Registration, the Arkansas Basin Roundtable, and is on the Colorado board of the Trust for Public Land.

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Sandi

Roberts

Basic Fly Casting

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

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

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Will

Dykstra

Swimbait Tactics for...Everything!

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom
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Donnelle Johnson and

Lisa Thompson

Women Outdoors, Part 2: Going the Extra Mile

Adventure Theater

Thursday: Women Outdoors - Design Your Own Hunt!

Overview: Have you ever been overwhelmed with where to start looking for migratory elk in the Rocky Mountains? Join us to learn techniques that have helped us call, locate, profile and harvest elk in the Rockies. Leave the class equipped with a plan to design your next big-game hunt, along with tools to organize your plan. 

Friday: Women Outdoors - Going the Extra Mile

 Overview:  Too many hunters, too few elk? Think roadless, and go the extra mile...where there are larger concentrations of, and bigger...animals. Hear the calls that work through the different seasons.  Learn how to debone the animal and get it out from way back.  And listen to some of our  life-changing backcountry experiences. 

Saturday: Women Outdoors - Shooting Through Barriers

Overview:   "I am the person I am today because of the women I have hunted with." New to the outdoors? Come be inspired by women who never dreamed they would fall in love with the backcountry. Hear their challenges and obstacles and how they overcame them. Bring your questions for this diverse panel of ladies, including hosts Donnelle and Lisa, with Randi Clark, Dawn Obrecht MD, Stephanie Vu,  Crystal Eglil, Mary Maroney and Marcia Brownlee of Artemis-Sportswoman

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Pheasants

Forever

Pheasant Hunting 101

Sporting Dog Arena, Hosted by Gary Buschy
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Stuart

Andrews

Elevated Angling

Fly Fishing Theater

 A life-long Colorado resident, Stuart spends 270 days a year on the water with 50 days above treeline every season. This has led to an adaptable set of strategies, tactics, and gear that have proven success on what are often considered “finicky” or temperamental waters. 

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Marcelo

Caiozzi

Streamers--Wounded Dancers

Fly Casting Pond
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NOLS

Wilderness Medicine

Top 5 Medical Situations You Should Know How to Handle

Adventure Theater

Few organizations have the resources, experience and  team as does NOLS--National Outdoor Leadership School. The Expo welcomes a world leader in outdoor training. Don't miss these new presentations, part of the Expo's new #YourLifeOutdoors special content.

 

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Jason Haddix, Jim

Neiberger, John Keefover

01/11/19

Colorado

Casting Contest

01/11/19

Snake Breaking

with Robert Hemmenway

01/11/19

Graham Moran, Bob

Getz, Patrick Oppenheim

01/11/19

Frank

Villa

01/11/19

Richard Pilatzke, Frank Whispell,

Ben Baxter, Lauren Lehigh

01/11/19

Al Noraker and

Pro Angler Brent Chapman

01/11/19