SEMINAR STAGES SCHEDULE


SHOW AT A GLANCE

Thursday, January 16, 202012 PMto8 PM
Friday, January 17, 202012 PMto8 PM
Saturday, January 18, 202010 AMto8 PM
Sunday, January 19, 202010 AMto5 PM



               

SEMINAR ROOM: MEET THE EXPERTS


Speaker 
Topic

Thursday
12:30Capt. Richard Holms, Lake Michigan, Lure ManufactureIn The Search for Lake Perch
1:15Capt. Jerry Costabile, Lake Michigan, Kenosha, Racine Area
Spring Coho Fishing On Lake Michigan
2:00Jim Kopjo, The Crappie Professor
Spring Crappie Tactics
2:45Capt. Pat Harrison, Chicago River Guide Specialist
Match Gear To Species: Techniques & Presentations to Catch Fish.
3:30Capt. William Heim, Lake Geneva, Lake Delevan Expert, Fishing Guide
Clear Water Walleyes
4:15Mke Mladenik, Menomonee River Expert, Smallmouth Guide
Topwater Bass: How to Consistently Catch Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass Spring, Summer and Fall with Topwater Baits
5:00Capt. Clyde Folse, The Crappie Psychic
Catching More Crappie
5:45Violet Talley, Professional Angler
Fishing in Your Neighbothood: What to Expect
6:30Illinois Lyme Support Network
Lymes Awareness

Friday
12:30Capt. Jerry Costabile, Lake Michigan Captain, Kenosha, Racine Area
Spring Coho Fishing On Lake Michigan
1:15Capt. Richard Holms, Lake Michigan, Lure Manufacture
Exploring Lure Color Above and Below the Water
2:00Illinois Lyme Support Network 
Lymes Awareness
2:45Jim Kopjo, The Crappie Professor
Spring Crappie Tactics
3:30Capt. William Heim, Lake Geneva, Lake Delevan Expert, Fishing Guide
Smallmouth on the Move
4:15Violet Talley, Professional Angler
Social Media and Fishing: How to Sell, Promote and Network
5:00Capt. Pat Harrison, Chicago River Guide Specialist
"Trip Prep "  Put Knowledge on Your Side to Boat Fish Faster
5:45Mke Mladenik, Menomonee River Expert, Smallmouth Guide
Catching Smallmouth Under Tough Conditions: How to Adapt to Severe Weather, Cold Fronts and High Water
6:30Capt. Clyde Folse, The Crappie Psychic
Catching More Crappie

Saturday
10:30Capt. Richard Holms, Lake Michigan, Lure Manufacture
Exploring Lure Color Above and Below the Water
11:15Lincoln Buchanan, Fox Chain of Lakes Expert
Adapting to Conditions for Chain Walleye and Seasonal Walleye, Tactics and Tackle
12:15Jim Kopjo, The Crappie Professor
Spring Crappie Tactics
1:00Capt. Jerry Costabile, Lake Michigan, Kenosha, Racine Area
Spring Coho Fishing On Lake Michigan
1:45Capt. William Heim, Lake Geneva, Lake Delevan Expert, Fishing Guide
Night Fishing How and Why
2:15Capt. Clyde Folse, The Crappie Psychic
Catching More Crappie
4:00Lincoln Buchanan, Fox Chain of Lakes Expert
Adapting to Conditions for Chain Walleye and Seasonal Walleye, Tactics and Tackle
4:45Violet Talley, Professional Angler
Fishing in Your Neighbothood: What to Expect
5:30Mke Mladenik, Menomonee River Expert, Smallmouth Guide
Catching Smallmouth Under Tough Conditions: How to Adapt to Severe Weather, Cold Fronts and High Water
6:15Illinois Lyme Support Network
Lymes Awareness
6:45Capt. Pat Harrison, Chicago River Guide Specialist
Dissecting A Body of Water Before You Even Fish It.

Sunday
10:30Capt. Pat Harrison, Chicago River Guide Specialist
Fishing Lake Michigan and the Chicago River
11:15Mke Mladenik, Menomonee River Expert, Smallmouth Guide
Topwater Bass: How to Consistently Catch Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass Spring, Summer and Fall with Topwater Baits
12:00Capt. Clyde Folse, The Crappie Psychic
Catching More Crappie
12:45Lincoln Buchanan, Fox Chain of Lakes Expert
Adapting to Conditions for Chain Walleye and Seasonal Walleye, Tactics and Tackle
1:30Violet Talley, Professional Angler
Social Media and Fishing: How to Sell, Promote and Network
2:15Capt. Richard Holms, Lake Michigan, Lure Manufacture
In The Search for Lake Perch
3:30Capt. Jerry Costabile, Lake Michigan, Kenosha, Racine Area
Spring Coho Fishing On Lake Michigan

MAIN STAGE: HALL OF FAME


SpeakerTopic

Friday
1:00Mark Martin, Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
How to Do Walleye Techniques Correct



4:00Bob Mehsikomer , Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
"Muskies, The 4 Hour Drill"



6:15Mark Martin, Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
Walleye Question and Answer!!!

Saturday
10:45Crystal Curfman, Executive Director of Illinois Conservation Foundation
Introduction to ICF, Its Programs, Followed by Q&A about the Organization
11:30Ted Peck, 2020 Fishing Hall of Fame Inductee
Walleye Fishing Thru the Seasons on the Upper Mississippi River
12:15Mark Martin, Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
How to Do Walleye Techniques Correct
1:15Tommy Skarlis, 2020 Fishing Hall of Fame Inductee
Crappie & Walleye Secrets
2:00Spence Petros , Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
How to Catch More Panfish on Plastics Than You Would on Live Bait

SPECIALEVENT
3:00Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Presented by Emmett A. Browm, Jr. Executive Director - Inductees: Tommy Skarlis, Bruce Deshano and Ted Peck
4:15Tommy Skarlis, 2020 Fishing Hall of Fame Inductee
Crappie & Walleye Secrets
5:00Bob Mehsikomer , Fishing Hall of Famer
"Muskies, The 4 Hour Drill"
6:00Mark Martin, Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
Walleye Question and Answer!!!
7:00Spence Petros , Fishing Hall of Famer
Killer Presentation for Shallow Water Bass Fishing: Favorite Locations & Tactics

Sunday
10:45Spence Petros , Fishing Hall of Famer
While Guiding on Hard-Fished Lakes I Consistently Produce 30-80 Bass a Day, Learn Tactics & Tips From My All-time Most Deadly Presentation
11:30Bob Mehsikomer , Fishing Hall of Famer
"Muskies, The 4 Hour Drill"
12:15Tommy Skarlis, 2020 Fishing Hall of Fame Inductee
Crappie & Walleye Secrets

HALL OF FAMESUPER PANEL
1:00Hall of Fame Anglers Mark Martin, Spencer Petros, Bob Mehsikomer & Tommy Skarlis Super Panel, Moderated by Mike Jackson
Walleye vs Muskie, A Hall of Fame Discussion
2:00Bob Mehsikomer , Fishing Hall of Famer
"Muskies, The 4 Hour Drill"
3:00Spence Petros , Fishing Hall of Famer
My Favorite Lures and Tactics for Catching Canada's BIG FIVE; Walleyes, Pike, Smallmouth, Muskies and Lake Trout
4:00Mark Martin, Fishing Hall of Fame Angler
Walleye Question and Answer !!!

TICKETS

Show HOURS

Thursday  12 - 8

Friday       12 - 8

Saturday   10 - 8

Sunday      10 - 5

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SPECIAL EVENT

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 
10:00 AM, Saturday, January 18            Presented by 
CRYSTAL CURFMAN  

Executive Director 
Illinois Conservation Foundation          Followed by an Introduction to ICF & Its Programs 10:45 AM on the Hall of Fame Stage