Event Speakers

Greg Karch Photo

Jonathon VanDam

Mark Menendez

Jason Mitchell

Max Wilson

Nicole Stone

David Rowe

Kendall Kamke

Jason Przekurat

Jordan Weeks

Pete Jopke

Tom Dietz

Greg Karch

Garrett Svir

Alan Wiedmeyer

Lee Tauchen and Robbie Jarnigo

Gene Jensen

Event Speakers Schedule

Friday, February 22

Speaker Room A

5:00 p.m.
Lee Tauchen and Robbie Jarnigo
How to catch AND film big muskies and pike!

Lee Tauchen and Robbie Jarnigo of Todays Angler will discuss how to catch big muskies and pike and how to record your own catch for YouTube videos!

Speaker Room B

6:00 p.m.
Jason Mitchell
Tactics for River Walleye

Speaker Room C

TBD

Speaker Room D

Saturday, February 23

Speaker Room A

10:30 a.m.
Mark Menendez
Fishing crankbaits through the temperature range—how to choose the right wiggle or wobble in a crankbait

12:00 p.m.
Jason Przekurat
Walleye and Electronics

3:00 p.m.
Jonathon VanDam
Using current to find river bass

Speaker Room B

10:00 a.m.
Jason Mitchell
Catching More Walleye With Jigs

1:00 p.m.
Kendall Kamke, Adam Nickel, Jordan Weeks
Winnebago and Mississippi River System updates and rules changes

2:30 p.m.
Garret Svir
Spring panfish migrations and how to catch em’!

5:30 p.m.
Nicole Stone
Using social media to make ice fishing connections

Speaker Room C

10:00 a.m.
Greg Karch
Fishing Basics will teach you about all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing.

First 100 youth will receive a fishing combo thanks to the National Professional Angler Association.

Greg has educated over 30,000 youth and adults to the sport of fishing.Youth must attend the seminar to receive the gift.

2:00 p.m.
Greg Karch

Fishing Basics will teach you about all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing.

First 100 youth will receive a NPAA Future Pro Shirt thanks to the National Professional Angler Association.

Greg has educated over 30,000 youth and adults to the sport of fishing.Youth must attend the seminar to receive the gift.

 

National Professional Anglers Association logo
Future Angler Foundation logo

Speaker Room D

11:00 a.m
Tom Dietz
Muskie from Madison to Canada

12:30 p.m.
Gene Jensen
Finding Largemouth Bass in Any Water

 

Sunday, February 24

Speaker Room A

10:30 a.m.
Jason Przekurat
New era of jigging for walleye

12:00 p.m.
Jonathon VanDam
Great Lakes Smallmouth Tips and Tactics

2:00 p.m.
Mark Menendez
Overpowering a smallmouth bass—catching smallmouth with heavy line techniques

Speaker Room B

11:00 a.m.
Garret Svir
Catching the biggest bluegill in YOUR system!

1:00 p.m.
Dave Rowe and Pete Jopke
Health and conditions of the Madison Chain of Lakes

2:30 p.m.
Max Wilson
Big water walleye tournament tactics for the weekend angler!

Speaker Room C

12:00 p.m.
Greg Karch
Fishing Basics will teach you about all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing.

First 75 youth will receive a fishing combo thanks to the National Professional Angler Association.

Greg has educated over 30,000 youth and adults to the sport of fishing.Youth must attend the seminar to receive the gift.

National Professional Anglers Association logo
Future Angler Foundation logo

Speaker Room D

11:00 a.m.
Alan Wiedmeyer
Kayak 101: choosing a kayak, basic rigging, getting on the water.

1:00 p.m.
Gene Jensen
The Benefits of Fishing out of a Kayak