Right Hook Sportfishing
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.
Crystal Creek Anglers
Eliminating Presentation Mistakes
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.
JD Sportfishing Charters
Matt Heron Fly Fishing School
Fishing the Truckee: A Guide's Perspective
Fly Casting 101: Faults and Fixes
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!
Rocky Mountain Tackle
CICC Outdoor Adventures
Gear and Tips for Successful Pig Hunting
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.
California's Central Valley Tail Waters
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.
How to Become a Better Caster
Experience, first hand, the skills needed to become an efficient fly caster. Jordan will dial you in on what to look for so you can improve your cast. By identifying the typical mistakes many anglers make, you can avoid teaching yourself bad habits that might take years to unlearn.!
California Dawn Sport Fishing
In the Bay and Out the Gate
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.
Ultimate Bass Radio
KENT BROWN is long-time host of the Aquarium Demonstration Tank in ISE's California and Arizona expos. A tournament bass angler for over 30 years with 7 West Coast Bass and Western Bass Classic Qualifications, Kent has competed on the Bassmaster Western Open and FLW Tour Everstart Series.
Kent hosts Ultimate Bass Radio and co-hosts California Sportsmen Radio, both based on KHTK Radio in Sacramento but available on iTunes.
Elite Sportsmen Guide Service
Gear and Tips for Successful Duck & Goose Hunting
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.
Jeff Putnam's Flyfishing School
Game and Fish
Pyramid Lake Guide Service
Pyramid Lake--Land of the Giants
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.
Drifting Live Baits and Spooning for Delta Stripers
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.
Gear & Tips for California Deer Hunting
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.
The Fishing Instructor
The Best of Northern California
The Best of Northern California highlights many of the different fantastic fly-fishing options available in the region centered around Redding, California. Throughout the course of a year-round season, there are numerous streams, rivers, and stillwaters – both public and private – that provide fly fishing opportunities for a variety of species, using a variety of techniques.
Understanding Rod Actions
Dan will be giving a discussion on changing casting dynamics based on your situation. How do you adjust to streamer fishing, nymphing, sight fishing in calm conditions, for example? He'll break down different casts made for various situations and how to properly apply them.
Elite Sportsmen Guide Service
Managing Wounds in the Outdoors: Gear, Tips, Techniques
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.