Event Speakers

Greg Karch Photo

 

Seth Feider photo

Seth Feider

Advanced Midwest Tactics for Bass
Smallmouth Bass Strategies for the Midwest
Rob Manthei

Rob Manthei

Muskie
Keith Combs photo

Keith Combs

Bass
Tommy Kemos Photo

Tommy Kemos

Shiver Minnow Walleyes and Other Giant Walleye Tactics
Lee Tauchen

Lee Tauchen

Insights on the Madison Chain for all species
Bill Schultz Photo

Bill Schultz

Door County Smallmouth Out of Kayak
Adam Glickman

Adam Glickman

Finding and Catching Quality Panfish
Pete Maina

Pete Maina

Patterning Muskie and Tactics
Greg Karch

Greg Karch

Saturday 10:00 a.m. — First 75 youth will receive a fishing combo thanks to NPAA
Saturday 2:00 p.m. — First 75 youth will receive a Plano Stowaway with tackle thanks to Learn 2 Fish With Us
Sunday 12:00 p.m. — First 75 Youth will receive a Future Pro Shirt thanks to the NPAA
Barb Carey photo

Barb Carey

Fishing Hacks—From keeping live bait alive longer to drilling a hole in the brim of your cap to hold a Go-Pro, Carey presents fun and practical tips that will make your day on the water more productive!
Eri Haataja

Eric Haataja

Brown Trout News and Tactics
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! Industry veteran Frank Hyla will share the Shimano Varsity Program with eager young minds. Discussed topics include college scholarships, sponsorships, available careers and how to attain them. If you want to work in the outdoors industry—this is a must see event!
Sonar Photo

Bruce Samson

Understanding Sonar—Saturday
Bruce Samson photo

Bruce Samson

Understanding Side and Down Imaging—Sunday
Adam Walton Photo

Adam Walton

Rock River Walleye
Joe Henry Photo

Joe Henry

Mastering Crawler Harnesses for Walleye Success

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
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.
TBD
Rigging your Kayak 101
Want to be a part of the growing kayak angling movement? Get an unbiased crash course on rigging your new boat.

Saturday, February 24

 

Speaker Room A

10:00 a.m.
Keith Combs
Bass
Bassmaster Elite 50 Series angler and Bassmaster Classic angler dials anglers in on bass tips- Brought to you by Strike King

12:00 p.m.
Tom 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.
Doc Sampson
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 NPAA

2:00 p.m.
Greg Karch
First 75 youth will receive a Plano Stowaway with tackle thanks to Learn 2 Fish With Us

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.
Kayak Topic
TBD

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.
Doc Sampson
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

12:00 p.m.
Greg Karch
First 75 Youth will receive a Future Pro Shirt thanks to the NPAA

Speaker Room D

11:00 a.m.
Kayak
TBD

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.