While the Outdoor weather doesn’t exactly scream the word “Fishing,” the action heats up indoors as we head into Fishing Trade Show Season
Area fishing trade shows have the latest and greatest in gear, expert advice from pro anglers, and lodges and resorts that entice you to get away. Get a head start towards creating memorable experiences for the 2020 fishing season and make sure that when the water opens up, you’re ready!
This year, Rocktown Adventures will be exhibiting at 3 different fishing trade shows. In addition to the knowledge and “sneak peek” at what is new for 2020, experience interactive exhibits providing fun for the whole family! Nothing gets a kid hooked on fishing like feeling their line tug with a fish. Make a point to head out to one of these shows to get your fishing game dialed in for a great fishing season. The fishing trade shows we will be exhibiting at this year are:
Chicagoland Sports, Travel & Outdoor Expo
Chicago’s largest all fishing show takes place January 23–26, 2020 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. Anything and everything fishing is all under one roof! We will be at booth B2; displaying everything you need for kayak fishing. View the latest fishing kayaks from Jackson Kayak, NuCanoe, Old Town and Bonafide, paddles from Werner Paddles, outfitting accessories from YakAttack, +more! For show details, hours and tickets, please visit the show website.
Rockford Boat, Vacation & Fishing Show
The 49th edition of the Stateline’s largest fishing show takes place February 7–9, 2020 at the Indoor Mercyhealth Sports Center. Enjoy many fun things for the whole family with the Hawg Trough Tank, Trout Pond, Kids Casting Contest and Minnow Races – plus some of the most experienced Illinois and Wisconsin anglers and guides will be presenting informative seminars. We will have everything you need for kayak fishing on-hand, such as fishing kayaks from Jackson Kayak, NuCanoe, Old Town and Bonafide, paddles from Werner Paddles, outfitting accessories from YakAttack, +more! For show details, hours and tickets please visit the show website.
Wisconsin Fishing Expo
The largest consumer fishing show in the Midwest with 20,000 attendees visiting the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. This year’s show takes place February 28–March 1, 2020. This annual event promotes the sport of fishing to enthusiasts of all ages and a portion of the proceeds from the show benefit fishing enhancement projects throughout the state of Wisconsin. Rocktown Adventures will have the latest and greatest for 2020 from NuCanoe on display, along with paddles from Werner Paddles, outfitting accessories from YakAttack. For more info on the largest consumer fishing show in the Midwest, please visit the event facebook page.
If you have any questions about any of these shows, or kayak fishing in general, please feel free to call us at (815) 636-9066, send an us email or send us a message on social media. We hope to see you at one of the area fishing trade shows this season!