Feb. 21 to Feb. 23, 2025 at The Alliant Energy Center

Jim Crowley

Jeff Van Remortel holding a Musky

Bladed Jigs for Bass!

An in-depth seminar on everything from building your own bladed jigs, to the rod, reel set up, and seasonal approaches to using this tournament proven lure!

Jerkbaits 101- Keys to Success!

While Jim is a bass specialist, anyone who fishes with jerkbaits can benefit from the seminar! Learn what rods and reel set ups work best for this sometimes “hard-to-cast lure”, lure selection, and successful presentations.

Bio: Jim Crowley has been in the outdoors industry for over 3 decades. Starting back in the early 90’s as a successful local and regional tournament angler, Jim was asked to start appearing on numerous local television shows, eventually becoming one of the hosts for Midwest Outdoors Magazine. After winning two readers’ choice awards for his monthly column in MWO and being interviewed for numerous publications including the Chicago Sun Times, The Chicago Tribune, Fishing Facts and In-Fisherman magazine, Jim started his own internet show, Hook & Hunt TV, which ran for 11 years. Around the same time Jim was asked to be co-host of Hook & Hunt radio which ran in the Burlington Iowa area for 9 years.

Now, as the host for Jim Crowley Outdoors, which airs on the Wired2fish TV network (Plex, Fubo and others) Monday -Friday 2:00 pm PST & 4:00 pm CST Jim travels North America fishing for anything with fins. His podcast, SlickFish Radio is on the stream yard platform and goes LIVE on Facebook & YouTube as well as being available on Roku, Fire TV, iTunes, Spotify and Amazon music. This fun and exciting format features industry professionals in a Live interaction with Jim and the audience. Jim averages 50 seminars a season including as the main speaker for the All Canada shows and various other outdoor shows. Jim has also conducted numerous seminars for both high school and college anglers sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport and business of fishing.

Jim is known throughout the industry for his loyalty, passion, and dedication to the sport. Working with companies such as Lure Parts Online, Jim has helped bring new designs and ideas to the market that have been successful for LPO. His list of sponsors is impressive and includes, Lure Parts Online, Mirrocraft Boats, Explore La Crosse, Rapala, VMC and Sufix, Fish 419 Eye wear, Prym1 Camo, Scheels (Springfield, Illinois), KastKing, Dubro Fishing, Dakota Lithium, VF Outdoors, and American Tackle.

Jim Crowley is passionate about God, his family, & fishing. Driven to be the best at what he does, Jim states, “I love the outdoor industry. I love to inform and entertain. I work hard with and for the companies that have faith in me. I will only represent a company that I truly believe in. In all honesty, that’s the only way its beneficial and productive for both.”


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