Event Speakers

Greg Karch Photo

 

Seth Feider photo

Seth Feider

Advanced Midwest Tactics for Bass
Smallmouth Bass Strategies for the Midwest

Rob Manthei & Kenny Jackson

Muskie Tips and Stories
Keith Combs photo

Keith Combs

Power Fishing For Bass
Tommy Kemos Photo

Tommy Kemos

Shiver Minnow Walleyes and Other Giant Walleye Tactics
Lee Tauchen

Lee Tauchen

Top Triggering Techniques for all Species Around Madison and Beyond
Bill Schultz Photo

Bill Schultz

Tactical Kayaking and Sturgeon Bay Smallmouth
Adam Glickman

Adam Glickman

Finding and Catching Quality Panfish
Pete Maina

Pete Maina

Patterning Muskie and Tactics
Greg Karch

Greg Karch

Fishing Basics
Barb Carey photo

Barb Carey

Fishing Hacks
Eri Haataja

Eric Haataja

World Class Salmon and Trout Fishing from Shore or Boat
Adam Glickman Shore bound

Adam Glickman

Shore-Bound Revolution
Dan Brovarney

Dan Brovarney

Swimjig Fishing for Bass A-Z
Frank Hyla photo

Frank Hyla

Fishing Careers for High Schoolers and College teens!
Sonar Photo

Bruce “Doc” Samson

Understanding Sonar—Saturday
Bruce Samson photo

Bruce “Doc” Samson

Understanding SONAR—Saturday Understanding Side and Down Imaging—Sunday
Adam Walton

Adam Walton

Rock River Walleye
Joe Henry Photo

Joe Henry

Mastering Crawler Harnesses for Walleye Success
Israel Dunn Photo

Israel Dunn

Want To Be A Part of the Kayak Movement? — Saturday
The Mobile Angler: Kayak and Shore Fishing Madison Area Lakes — Sunday
Chad Hoover Photo

Chad Hoover

S.W.A.T—The Tactical Approach to Fishing Kayak 101

Event Speakers Schedule

Friday, February 23

 

Speaker Room A

5:30 p.m.
Adam Walton
Rock River Walleye
Local guide and tournament anglers who knows all the tips and secrets of the Rock River!

Speaker Room B

7:00 p.m.
Rob Manthei & Kenny Jackson
Muskie Tips and Stories
One of the most respected guides of the northwoods reveals tips and tactics along with interesting guide stories.

Speaker Room C

TBD

Speaker Room D

6:00 p.m.
Chad Hoover
Kayak 101 "Getting Started"
Getting started in kayak fishing can be a fast and easy process—and it sure helps to watch this seminar first!

Saturday, February 24

 

Speaker Room A

10:00 a.m.
Keith Combs
Power Fishing For Bass
Bassmaster Elite angler and Bassmaster Classic angler dials anglers in on bass tips- Brought to you by Strike King

12:00 p.m.
Tommy Kemos
Shiver Minnow Walleyes and Other GIANT Walleye Tactics
Few anglers in the world have been as successful on a variety of professional walleye circuits. Get Tommy’s advice on catching giant walleye, including the hottest pattern going: Shiver Minnowing.

2:00 p.m.
Seth Feider
Midwest Largemouth Bass Tips and Tactics.
2016 Bassmaster Angler of the year and one of the hottest pro bass anglers in the world, shows weekend anglers what the pros do to catch more and bigger bass.

4:00 p.m.
Lee Tauchen
Top Triggering Techniques for all Species Around Madison and Beyond.
One of the midwest’s leading guides reveals secrets on area lakes that trigger bites from all species!

Speaker Room B

11:00 a.m.
Bruce "Doc" Samson
Understanding SONAR
One of the pioneers in SONAR education, Doc Sampson teaches anglers how to make the most of their locator- regardless of the manufacturer.

1:00 p.m.
Adam Glickman
Finding and Catching Quality Panfish
Guide and TV personality Adam Glickman will get you on good panfish from Madison to Minnesota in this educational panfish tactical seminar.

3:00 p.m.
Pete Maina
Patterning Muskie and Tactics
The world’s most famous muskie angler provides the latest tactics on catching freshwater’s most mysterious and aggressive fish.

5:00 p.m.
Joe Henry
Mastering Crawler Harnesses for Walleye Success
Joe Henry’s knowledge of walleye is boundless but one of this most bread and butter techniques, crawler harness fishing, will help anglers catch more walleye in any body of water.

Speaker Room C

10:00 a.m.
Greg Karch
First 75 youth will receive a Fishing Combo thanks to the NPAA
Fishing Basics will teach you about all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing. Greg has educated over thirty thousand youth and adults to the sport of fishing.
Youth must attend the seminar to receive the gift.

2:00 p.m.
Greg Karch
First 75 youth will receive a Plano Stowaway with tackle thanks to Learn 2 Fish With Us
Fishing Basics will teach you about all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing. Greg has educated over thirty thousand youth and adults to the sport of fishing.
Youth must attend the seminar to receive the gift.

Speaker Room D

12:00 p.m.
Bill Schultz
Tactical Kayaking and Sturgeon Bay Smallmouth
The man who has landed over 21,000 smallmouth unleashes his knowledge on how to catch them—and for the adventurous spirit, why not try via a kayak? Any smallmouth enthusiast will pick up tips from the seminar but for kayak anglers it’s a must-see!

3:00 p.m.
Israel Dunn
Want to be a part of the Kayak Movement?
Get an unbiased crash course on rigging your new boat!

Sunday, February 25

 

Speaker Room A

10:00 a.m.
Adam Glickman
Shore-Bound Revolution
Learn top destinations from SE WI to the northwoods for catching a variety of fish from the bank! Tactics, destinations, all without the need of a boat.

12:00 a.m.
Seth Feider
Smallmouth Bass Strategies for the Midwest
2016 Bassmaster Angler of the year and one of the hottest pro bass anglers in the world, reveals tactics that work great in a body of water near you.

1:45 p.m.
Eric Haataja
World Class Salmon and Trout Fishing from Shore or Boat
Known for being a world leader in catching salmon and trout with “regular” sized boats or even from the bank, Haataja catches the big ones. A renowned guide and FACEBOOK celebrity angler, this is one any Great Lakes anglers won’t want to miss.

Speaker Room B

11:00 a.m.
Bruce "Doc" Samson
Understanding Side and Down Imaging
One of the pioneers in SONAR education, Doc Sampson teaches anglers how understanding side and down imaging can help you put more fish in the boat.

1:00 p.m.
Barb Carey
Fishing Hacks
From catching big fish on the ice to competing in Hungary for the US Woman’s Matching Fishing Team, Carey has caught a lot and experienced more things in fishing than most. Learn her fishing hacks!

2:30 p.m.
Dan Brovarney
Swimjig Fishing for Bass A-Z
Considered one of the icons in Swimjig angling for bass, Brovarney teaches subtle tricks about types or trailers, colors, material and more than make a huge difference in this deadly bass technique.

Speaker Room C

11:00 a.m.
Greg Karch
First 75 Youth will receive a Future Pro Shirt thanks to the NPAA
Fishing Basics will teach you about all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing. Greg has educated over thirty thousand youth and adults to the sport of fishing.
Youth must attend the seminar to receive the gift.

1:00 p.m.
Frank Hyla
Fishing Careers for High Schoolers and College teens!
Does your young angler want to get into a career that involves the sport of fishing? Then this is the seminar for him or her! You really can work in the field that pertains to their passion of angling.

Speaker Room D

11:00 a.m.
Israel Dunn
The Mobile Angler: Kayak and Shore Fishing Madison Area Lakes
Learn great spots to put your kayak in, fish from shore, and more around Madison Lakes! If you don't own a "big boat" don't miss this one!

1:00 p.m.
Chad Hoover
S.W.A.T—The Tactical Approach to Fishing.
This non-species-specific seminar covers knowing and understand baitfish and their seasonal migration...While Hoover is a kayaking fanatic, this seminar will educate any angler regardless of the watercraft the use.