Douglas County Fish and Game League Sports Show is this weekendThe annual Douglas County Fish and Game League Sports Show will be held April 19-21 at Wessman Arena. The event runs from 5 to 9 p.m. April 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 20 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21.
By: Emily Kram, Superior Telegram
The annual Douglas County Fish and Game League Sports Show will be held April 19-21 at Wessman Arena. The event runs from 5 to 9 p.m. April 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 20 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21.
The show includes numerous vendors and exhibits including youth archery, a live fish pond and cowboy action shooting featuring the Black River Bandits.
Tickets for the event may be purchased in Superior at the Bait Box, Dan’s Feed Bin, Northwest Outlet, Old Town Bar, Sears-Mariner Mall, Sportsman’s Choice, The Kitchen, Superior Shooters Supply and at Mother’s Kitchen in Poplar. Tickets cost $7 and are good for all three days. Children 12 and younger are admitted free of charge.
A ticket also serves as entry into door prize drawings and grand prize drawings. Parking for the event is free.
More information may be found online at www.dcfgl.org.
Daily Seminar Schedule
Friday, April 19
6 p.m. — David Koneczny, KDK Charters, Lake Superior Fishing. Learn all you can about Lake Superior fishing with Captain Dave. A longtime charter boat captain, Koneczny has also donated one of the sports show’s grand prizes, a half day charter. Koneczny devotes many hours to representing the recreational sport fishing community.
7:30 p.m. — Mike Miller, Haycreek Kennels, Training Your Retriever. Miller is a well-known retriever trainer who is also known for his excellent line of LLewellin Setters. Miller uses the silent command system and will share his training tips. His booth will feature a several of his dogs.
Saturday, April 20
11 a.m. — Brian Brosdahl, Northland Tackle, Open Water Fishing, Walleyes and Panfish. Brian “Bro” Brosdahl of Max, Minn., is one of the most recognized and respected anglers in North America. Brosdahl is a multi-species angler who has appeared on many outdoor fishing shows and contributes to numerous fishing publications. His presentations will be specific to walleye and open water fishing.
1 p.m. — Bill Hesselgrave, Hess Video, How to Process your Wild Game. Hesselgrave’s seminars teach hunters how to take care of the deer they harvest. Hesselgrave explains how to take care of the animals so you always have good-tasting meat. Knife selection, care and sharpening is also covered.
3 p.m. — Doug Vana, Cooking Wild Game. Vana is a life director with the Douglas County Fish and Game League, and he is well known for his culinary skills. No one can cook wild game better. During his seminar, Vana will share his recipes and his cooking knowledge.
5 p.m. — Mike Miller, Haycreek Kennels, Training Your Retriever.
Sunday, April 21
11 a.m. — Brian “Bro” Brosdahl, Northland Tackle, Open Water Fishing
1 p.m. — Dan Schafter, National Wild Turkey Federation/Gitchee Gumme Chapter, Turkey Hunting Techniques. Dan Schafter will let you in on the correct turkey hunting techniques. He will touch on correct calling and decoy placement as well as answer questions on hunting turkeys. The NWTF will have a booth present at the show.
2 p.m. — Dave Koneczny, KDK Charter, Lake Superior Fishing