Feb. 23 to Feb. 25, 2024 at The Alliant Energy Center

2024 SEMINAR SPEAKERS

Friday, February 23rd

Speaker Room A

2:00 PM

Jim Crowley- Jerkbaits 101- Keys to success
(Bass)

4:00 PM

Hunter Engelman –  How To Get Started In Bowfishing
(Bowfishing)

Speaker Room B

 

Speaker Room C

3:00 PM

Rob Manthei- Live Bait For Muskies- proper hooksets and more
(Muskie)

4:30 PM

Brian Zubke- Seasonal Panfish Ops of the Madison Chain
(Panfish)

6:00 PM

Ken Jackson- Multispecies Family Fishing- Have more fun with the family.
(Multi-Species)

Speaker Room D

5:30 PM

Doug Wegner- Green Bay Spring Walleye​
(Walleye)

Saturday, February 24

Speaker Room A

10:30 AM

Jim Pahl-Washa on Boat and Trailer Spring Maintenance.
(Multi-Species)

1:00 PM

Jalen Riddle- Kayak Bass Fishing for Bass and Panfish around Madison.
(Bass/Panfish/Kayak)

3:00 PM

Curtis Cecchi- Manage Your Own Fishery: Help build a future where the best days of fishing are yet to come.
(Lake Management)

5:00 PM

Jerry Martin 2024 Fishing Hall of Fame Ceremony – A life dedicated to helping fishing and habitat!
(Multi-Species)

Speaker Room B

10:00 AM

Greg Karch- Fishing Basics 101

First 75 youth 16 and under will receive a spin cast fishing combo thanks to the NPAA and Future Angler Foundation.

 

2:00 PM

Greg Karch- Fishing Basics 201

Greg Karch – Beyond the basics- The first 75 youth 16 and under will receive a mini tackle box with tackle.  All attendees at seminar will be in a drawing for a Pflueger President Medium Spinning Fishing Combo, Abu Garcia Vengeance Bait Caster MH Fishing Combo, or a pair of Off Shore Tackle Company Boards with Tattle Flags.  Thanks to Learn 2 Fish With Us sponsors.

 

 

Speaker Room C

10:00 AM

Larry Smith- Targeting GIANT PIKE ON PURPOSE!
(Pike)

12:00 PM

FIRST EVER MUSKIE EVENT CONCEPT- Confessions of a Muskie from the Fish’s Point of View with: Rob Manthei, Kenny Jackson, Dean Bortz and “Mystery Guest”. While it’ a must-see for any muskie angler, any angler will get a kick out of this one!
(Muskie)

2:00 PM

Tom Huynh- Forward Facing Sonar walleyes in shallow water systems.
(Walleye)

3:30 PM

Terry Frey & Wally Banfi- Unlocking Panfish from Madison to Lake Wisconsin.
(Panfish)

5:00 PM

Dale Helgeson- Targeting walleye on the Rock River, Lake Geneva, and other SE bodies of water.
(Walleye)

Speaker Room D

11:00 AM

Bill Schultz- River smallies; untapped excitement in waders, kayak, or boat​.
(Bass)

1:00 PM

Jim Crowley on Bladed Jigs for Bass.
(Bass)

3:00 PM

Bryan Partak –
Getting Into Tournament Fishing on a Budget
(Bass)

Sunday, February 25

Speaker Room A

11:00 AM

Nicole King- Kayak Tips and Gear for Multiple species.
(Kayak/Multi-Species)

12:30 PM

Hunter Engleman- Next Level Bowfishing in SE Wisconsin.
(Bowfishing)

Speaker Room B

12:00 PM

Greg Karch- Fishing Basics 101

First 75 youth 16 and under will receive a NPAA Future Pro Shirt thanks to the NPAA and Future Angler Foundation!

 

Speaker Room C

10:30 AM

Tom Huynh – Forward Facing seminar to beat deep clear inland and great lakes!
(Sonar/Walleye)

12:00 PM

Doug Wegner: Summer Canadian Muskies​!
(Muskie)

2:00 PM

Sara Trampe- More ways to walleye, neutral to aggressive fish!
(Walleye)

Speaker Room D

10:00 AM

Bryan Partak – Finding New Bass Fishing Water
(Bass)

11:30 AM

2024 Bassmaster Classic Angler, Josh Wiesner, on how his walleye tactics lead to a Classic Birth.
(Bass)

1:00 PM

Larry Smith- Catching more bass, panfish, walleye and more in highwater, heavy current rivers.
(Multi-Species)