3rd Annual Lakeland Fish/Dive Expo

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  1. Shadowcast

    Shadowcast Ankona Sales Rep

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    Well, the Lakeland Fish and Dive Expo is returning for its 3rd year to Off the Wall Adventures (2055 Shepherd Rd. Lakeland, FL 33811) on Saturday, February 6, 2010. This year we have an even bigger lineup than last year, as well as some different booth vendors. Like last year, we will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs and sodas, with ALL proceeds going to CCA (Coastal Conservation Association). We will also be selling chicken wings courtesy of Pinch-a-Penny Pools/Spas and their Big Green Egg Cookers, again with proceeds going to CCA. CCA-Polk will be on site to sign up any potential new members and also handle some of our raffles that will be going on, which will also benefit CCA. The 2009 Hell’s Bay Waterman that is being raffled off by CCA will be on display and raffle tickets for the skiff are $25 each. This is family friendly atmosphere designed to bring outdoor enthusiasts together and have a great time. Start time will be 8:30 am. The first seminar will begin at 9:00 am. Seminars will last approximately 50 minutes. The last seminar is scheduled to begin at 4:00 pm. The expo will last until 5:30 pm. We will be having seminars going on both in the classroom and on the pool deck. Here is this year's OFFICIAL lineup.......

    Booth Vendors

    CCA
    Carbon Marine Fabricators
    Fishy Kid
    Marine Supply of Winter Haven
    Rolls Axle Trailers
    East Cape Skiffs
    Stone's Outhouse
    Andy Thornal Co.
    Awesome Fishing Radio
    O'Brien's Irish Pub
    Skinny Water Culture
    Inshore Power Boats
    Wang Anchors
    Breathe Like a Fish Shirts
    Ankona Boatworks
    USCG Auxiliary #74
    FantaSea Marine
    Finatic Designs
    Pinch-a-Penny Pools/Spas
    Salty Shores
    Hell's Bay Boatworks

    Classroom Seminar List
    Capt. Lynn Zirkle – Kingfishing 9:00-9:50
    Capt. Rob Salimbene – Tides and Solunars 10:00-10:50
    Kevin Fenn, East Cape Skiffs – Skinny Water Poling 11:00-11:50
    Richard Traugott – Fishing Photography 3:00-3:50
    Phil Pope – Fly Tying 4:00-4:50

    Pool Deck Seminar List
    Jeff Harrell, Florida Youth Ranches – Take a Kid Fishing 10:00-10:50
    Kids Casting Contest 11:00-11:50
    Eric Bachnik and Guest – Mirr-O-Lure 12:00-12:50
    Capt. Ray Markham – Fishing Tampa Bay With Artificials 1:00-1:50
    Neil Taylor – Kayak Fishing 2:00-2:50

    We will also have casting contests and demos throughout the day. There will also be a rock climbing wall courtesy of Off the Wall Adventures and many raffle prizes. The event and parking is free for everyone. Come out and make it a family day!!!!!! For more information call T.J. Konitzer (Off the Wall Adventures) at 863-709-9255 or Capt. Jon Bull at 863-860-7250.
     
  2. Shadowcast

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    The number at Off the Wall Adventures is 863-709-9253.
     

  3. backwaterbandits

    backwaterbandits Well-Known Member

    We had a great time at last years expo...
    It is a very worthwhile event and for the
    CCA! I'm marking my calender.
     
  4. MATT

    MATT Well-Known Member

    Could be a fun road trip..........
     
  5. Shadowcast

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    Add these vendors to the list..........SEE YOU THERE!!!!

    The Rod Rack Shack
    Mote Marine Laboratories
    FWC/Get Reel
    Bartow Ford
    Coastal Angler Magazine
    Lakeland Power Squadron
    Slam Gear
     
  6. firecat1981

    firecat1981 BBA Counselor

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    do you have to be present to win the raffles? Tomorrow is our anniversary but I wanted to stop by in the morning.
     
  7. Shadowcast

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    Yes. But we will be drawing raffles every hour on the hour. We will assess what goes when once we get all of the donation items from the vendors compiled. The raffles won't start until 10 AM....ish.
     
  8. firecat1981

    firecat1981 BBA Counselor

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    what about the waterman? will I need to be there for that?