Seminar and Event Schedule

Schedule subject to change without notice
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Wednesday, March 1st
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Jim Upton – Introduction To Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Huan “Moon” Nguyen – Moon’s Custom Rods

Speaker: Huan "Moon" Nguyen
1:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Ben Stein – American Tackle Guide Selection & Spacing

Speaker: Ben Stein
2:00 pm
The Sporting Chef Café

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
2:00 pm
HARDBAITS FOR BASS

Expand your saltwater arsenal by adding crank baits and jerk baits

Speaker: Gerry Mahiew - Daiwa Pro Staff
2:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fisherman’s Belly

Bring the very best out of your catch with these amazing recipes.

Speaker: Yanni Hassir
Location: Hobie Seminars
2:00 pm
TOP WATER BAITS

With freshly submerged cover in many lakes, top water is a deadly fun and effective way to catch bass.

Speaker: Bobby Barrack - Back to Class Guide
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Sam Dela Torre – Island Fishing Tackle

Speaker: Sam Dela Torre
2:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing for Freshwater Lobsters

Speaker: Jim Salazar
2:00 pm
FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA

FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA

Speaker: Capt. Evan Salvay
Location: Cousins Stage
2:30 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
2:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Everything you need to know on How to Rig Up for local Albacore, Tuna, and Yellowtail.

Speaker: Steve Carson
Location: Berkley Booth
2:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom – SURF FISHING with Bill VARNEY

The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts. The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts

Speaker: Bill Varney, Surf Fishing Instructor
2:45 pm
YELLOWTAIL METHODS

Private and Party Boat Tips
Capt Dave Hansen – Y ur Saltwater
Guide with Capt. Todd Mansur

Speaker: Capt Dave Hansen
Location: Cousins Stage
2:45 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
2:45 pm
HALIBUT METHODS

Easy to follow methods for consistent success

Speaker: Capt. Tiffany Vague Capt. David Bacon
3:00 pm
Great American Duck Races
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Jim Upton – Dragon Master – Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Jim Upton – Advanced Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
3:00 pm
Ultimate Air Dogs Schedule

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
3:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mammoth Lakes

Speaker: Tony Williams
3:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
3:30 pm
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley Bass Baits and Techniques

Speaker: Randy Pringle
Location: Berkley Booth
3:30 pm
GIANT TUNA – PUERTO VALLARTA

Trip details, tackle, methods for catching trophy yellowfin tuna.

Speaker: Capt Keith Denette - Constitution
3:30 pm
SURFACE IRON FOR BEGINNERS “Demystify Jig Fishing”

Secrets from a lifetime of experience Casting technique simplified including a New Spin on Fishing Surface Iron

Speaker: Dick Schaffer
Location: Cousins Stage
3:30 pm
LAKE CASITAS for BASS

California’s premier bass lake continues to produce quality fishing year after year. Techniques for success from professional angler.

Speaker: Rich Tauber / US Open Champion, Fishing Guide
4:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Wild Trout

Speaker: Jared Smith & Seth Blackamore
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Eric Noguchi – Batson Enterprises How to repair a rod

Speaker: Eric Noguchi
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Doc Ski – Doc Ski Rods Q & A Thread Art Techniques

Speaker: Doc Ski
4:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH TOMMY GOMES

Speaker: TOMMY GOMES
4:00 pm
Ultimate Air Dogs

SPLASH #1 4:00 PM

Location: Outside Patio
4:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fishvillage

Islander mothership trips to San Clemente Island

Speaker: Michael Ponce
Location: Hobie Seminars
4:15 pm
LOBSTER HOOPING

Basics to advanced tactics & tips including gear essentials, regulations and cooking.

Speaker: Jim Salazar - The Lobster Guru
4:15 pm
REACTION BAITS

Crankbaits and Jerkbaits are two of the most productive baits for locating and catching bass

Speaker: Rusty Brown / US Open Champion Fishing Guide
4:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Channel Island Specialist on How To target White Sea Bass and Halibut.

Speaker: Capt. Dave Bacon
Location: Berkley Booth
4:30 pm
CALICO SUPER PANEL

Capt. Benny Florentino Host All Star Line Up includes:
Corey Sanden, Afran Abutin, Randy Spizer, Justin Hugron, Capt. Justin Reynolds, Capt Jimmy Decker & Matt Florentino

Tackle, tactics, methods Prizes

Speaker: Capt. Benny Florentino
Location: Cousins Stage
4:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: Learn more about your LOWRANCE

Learn how to interpret what your seeing on your meter. Tips on using your unit to find and catch more fish

Speaker: Don Iovino, Lowrance Pro Angler
4:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
5:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mono County

Speaker: Jeff Simpson
5:00 pm
KEEPING AN OPEN MIND ON PRESSURED BASS

Don’t be afraid to learn new methods

Speaker: Gerry Mahieu - Daiwa Pro Staff
5:00 pm
WHAT ABOUT ALBACORE?

Today’s Tackle and Techniques for Light Tackle Tuna

Speaker: Steve Carson - Penn Pro Staff
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Batson – ALPS/Rainshadow/Forecast

Speaker: Bill Batson
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Mike Coelho – Winn Grips Best Grips In Fishing

Speaker: Mike Coelho
5:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: YANNI
5:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
5:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
5:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fishfinder

Fishfinder interpretation and GPS navigation.

Speaker: Kevin Nakada & Jim Salazar
Location: Hobie Seminars
5:30 pm
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley & Johnson Trout Baits and Techniques for Eastern Sierra and So Cal Lakes.

Speaker: Marlon Meade
Location: Berkley Booth
5:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: PRIVATE BOATERS GUIDE TO FISHING COASTAL WATERS

An in depth presentation that will help you become a better angler. Locating fish, understanding bait, methods for getting fish to bite and modern tackle are just some of the topics to be covered. Capt Mark Wisch – Author, Offshore Expert, Fishing Instructor

90 Minute Session

Speaker: Mark Wisch
5:30 pm
GUADALUPE ISLAND

Yellowfin Tuna and Giant Yellowtail

Speaker: Capts Aaron Barnhill & Russ Brazwell - Shogun
Location: Cousins Stage
5:45 pm
SWIMBAITS FOR GIANT BASS

Target and catch double digit bass on local lakes. Learn from the man that has landed over 1600 10+ pounders!

Speaker: Butch Brown - Big Bass Specialist
5:45 pm
CEDROS ISLAND A TRUE FISHING ADVENTURE

You’ve heard about, read about it, now get the inside story and plan your trip

Speaker: Sergio & Angler Chronicles Team Member
6:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fly Fishing the Lower Owens

Speaker: Gary Gunsolley
6:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch – Batson Enterprises – Why custom rods?

Speaker: Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch
6:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
6:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Kayak

Buy the right kayak the first time Tips from a long time kayak angler.

Speaker: Jim Salazar
Location: Hobie Seminars
6:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
6:15 pm
3/4 DAY TRIPS

Coronado Islands Yellowtail Offshore Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Ryan Bostian - The San Diego Capt. Taro Takeuchi - Liberty
Location: Cousins Stage
6:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Demos on the New Abu Garcia Revos and Veratile rods for coastal bass.

Speaker: Capt Jimmy Decker
Location: Berkley Booth
6:30 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
6:30 pm
MODERN ROCK FISH METHODS

Smaller Tackle = Larger Fish More Fun

Speaker: TV Host Capt Dan Hernandez
7:00 pm
GIANT TUNA ON THE JIG

Big YFT and Bluefin Tuna can be targeted and caught on jigs. Rod, reels, line, lures and techniques for catching them.

Speaker: Kevin Mattson - Pacific Lure Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
7:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Convict Lake History & Experience

Speaker: Brian Balarsky
7:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Darin Dohi – Glass Graphite Composite? What is the difference

Speaker: Darin Dohi
7:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: CAPT. TIFFANY BACON
Location: Sport Chef Cafe
7:15 pm
BASS IN HEAVY COVER

Many lakes are seeing water over vegetation for the first time in years. Learn how to catch fish in tight places

Speaker: Randy Pringle - Berkley Pro Angler
7:15 pm
LOCAL TUNA – PRIVATE BOATS

Learn a charter boat captain’s secrets on how to find and catch tuna on your own.

Speaker: Capt. Dave Hansen
7:45 pm
UP IN THE AIR

Kite and Ballon Techniques for Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Brandon Hayward One Man Charters
Location: Cousins Stage
Thursday, March 2nd
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Jim Upton – Introduction To Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Darin Dohi – Choose The Right Rod Important Factors To Consider

Speaker: Darin Dohi
1:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
2:00 pm
HARDBAITS FOR BASS

Expand your saltwater arsenal by adding crank baits and jerk baits

Speaker: Gerry Mahiew - Daiwa Pro Staff
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Moon & Sam De La Torre – Island Fishing Tackle Selecting and setting grips

Speaker: Moon & Sam De La Torre
2:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fisherman’s Belly

Bring the very best out of your catch with these amazing recipes.

Speaker: Yanni Hassir
Location: Hobie Seminars
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Alex Funke – American Tackle

Speaker: Alex Funke
2:00 pm
BASS ON THE JIG

Everything eats ‘em! Learn how versatile they are and how easy it is to get more bites.

Speaker: Chad Gierlich - Hook Up Baits
2:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing for Freshwater Lobsters

Speaker: Jim Salazar
2:00 pm
FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA

FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA

Speaker: Capt. Evan Salvay
Location: Cousins Stage
2:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Demos on new Penn TRQ LD2 speed reels & Penn Bluewater Carnage rods for Tuna and Yellowtail

Speaker: Steve Carson
Location: Berkley Booth
2:30 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
2:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom – SURF FISHING with Bill VARNEY

The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts. The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts

Speaker: Bill Varney, Surf Fishing Instructor
2:45 pm
YELLOWTAIL METHODS

Private and Party Boat Tips
Capt Dave Hansen – Y ur Saltwater
Guide with Capt. Todd Mansur

Speaker: Capt Dave Hansen
Location: Cousins Stage
2:45 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
2:45 pm
HALIBUT METHODS

Easy to follow methods for consistent success

Speaker: Capt. Tiffany Vague Capt. David Bacon
3:00 pm
Great American Duck Races
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Ed Vogle – Seeker Fishing Rods

Speaker: Ed Vogle
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Jim Upton – Advanced Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
3:00 pm
Ultimate Air Dogs Schedule

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
3:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mammoth Lakes

Speaker: Tony Williams
3:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
3:30 pm
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley Bass Baits and Techniques

Speaker: Randy Pringle
Location: Berkley Booth
3:30 pm
GIANT TUNA – PUERTO VALLARTA

Trip details, tackle, methods for catching trophy yellowfin tuna.

Speaker: Capt Keith Denette - Constitution
3:30 pm
SURFACE IRON FOR BEGINNERS “Demystify Jig Fishing”

Secrets from a lifetime of experience Casting technique simplified including a New Spin on Fishing Surface Iron

Speaker: Dick Schaffer
Location: Cousins Stage
3:30 pm
LAKE CASITAS for BASS

California’s premier bass lake continues to produce quality fishing year after year. Techniques for success from professional angler.

Speaker: Rich Tauber / US Open Champion, Fishing Guide
4:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Wild Trout

Speaker: Jared Smith & Seth Blackamore
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Chuck Brown, Decal Connection Setting Yourself Apart Custom Decals

Speaker: Chuck Brown
4:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH TOMMY GOMES

Speaker: TOMMY GOMES
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Jim Upton – Dragon Master – Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
4:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Kayak

Kayak Fishing Cedros Island

Speaker: Mike Ponce & Jeff Mariani
Location: Hobie Seminars
4:00 pm
Ultimate Air Dogs

SPLASH #1 4:00 PM

Location: Outside Patio
4:15 pm
LOBSTER HOOPING

Basics to advanced tactics & tips including gear essentials, regulations and cooking.

Speaker: Jim Salazar - The Lobster Guru
4:15 pm
REACTION BAITS

Crankbaits and Jerkbaits are two of the most productive baits for locating and catching bass

Speaker: Rusty Brown / US Open Champion Fishing Guide
4:30 pm
CALICO SUPER PANEL

Capt. Benny Florentino Host All Star Line Up includes:
Corey Sanden, Afran Abutin, Randy Spizer, Justin Hugron, Capt. Justin Reynolds, Capt Jimmy Decker & Matt Florentino

Tackle, tactics, methods Prizes

Speaker: Capt. Benny Florentino
Location: Cousins Stage
4:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: Learn more about your LOWRANCE

Learn how to interpret what your seeing on your meter. Tips on using your unit to find and catch more fish

Speaker: Don Iovino, Lowrance Pro Angler
4:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
4:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Demos on the New Abu Garcia Revos and Veratile rods for coastal bass.

Speaker: Capt Jimmy Decker
Location: Berkley Booth
5:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mono County

Speaker: Jeff Simpson
5:00 pm
WHAT ABOUT ALBACORE?

Today’s Tackle and Techniques for Light Tackle Tuna

Speaker: Steve Carson - Penn Pro Staff
5:00 pm
BASS IN HEAVY COVER

Many lakes are seeing water over vegetation for the first time in years. Learn how to catch fish in tight places

Speaker: Randy Pringle - Berkley Pro Angler
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Batson – ALPS/Rainshadow/Forecast

Speaker: Bill Batson
5:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: YANNI
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Ben Stein – American Tackle Guide Selection & Spacing

Speaker: Ben Stein
5:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
5:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
5:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fishfinder

Fishfinder interpretation and GPS navigation.

Speaker: Kevin Nakada & Jim Salazar
Location: Hobie Seminars
5:30 pm
10 DAY LONG RANGE TRIPS ALIJOS ROCKS & THE ‘RIDGE’
Speaker: Capts. Frank LoPreste & Roy Rose Royal Polaris
Location: Cousins Stage
5:30 pm
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley & Johnson Trout Baits and Techniques for Eastern Sierra and So Cal Lakes.

Speaker: Marlon Meade
Location: Berkley Booth
5:45 pm
TOP WATER BAITS

With freshly submerged cover in many lakes, top water is a deadly fun and effective way to catch bass.

Speaker: Bobby Barrack
Location: Daiwa
5:45 pm
CEDROS ISLAND A TRUE FISHING ADVENTURE

You’ve heard about, read about it, now get the inside story and plan your trip

Speaker: Sergio & Angler Chronicles Team Member
6:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Convict Lake History & Experience

Speaker: Brian Balarsky
6:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Eric Noguchi – Batson Enterprises – How to repair a rod

Speaker: Eric Noguchi
6:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
6:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Kayak

Buy the right kayak the first time Tips from a long time kayak angler.

Speaker: Jim Salazar
Location: Hobie Seminars
6:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
6:15 pm
3/4 DAY TRIPS

Coronado Islands Yellowtail Offshore Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Ryan Bostian - The San Diego Capt. Taro Takeuchi - Liberty
Location: Cousins Stage
6:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Kayak Specialist on targeting coastal calico bass

Speaker: Ken Rosberg & Gilbert Hernandez
Location: Berkley Booth
6:30 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
6:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Kayak Specialist on targeting coastal calico bass

Speaker: Ken Rosberg & Gilbert Hernandez
Location: Berkley Booth
7:00 pm
UP IN THE AIR

Kite and Ballon Techniques for Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Brandon Hayward One Man Charters
Location: Cousins Stage
7:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: CAPT. TIFFANY BACON
Location: Sport Chef Cafe
7:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Darin Dohi – Deciphering Line Ratings What is important to know

Speaker: Darin Dohi
7:15 pm
KEEPING AN OPEN MIND ON PRESSURED BASS

Don’t be afraid to learn new methods

Speaker: Gerry Mahieu - Daiwa Pro Staff
7:45 pm
GIANT TUNA ON THE JIG

Big YFT and Bluefin Tuna can be targeted and caught on jigs. Rod, reels, line, lures and techniques for catching them.

Speaker: Kevin Mattson - Pacific Lure Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
Friday, March 3rd
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Jim Upton – Introduction To Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Huan “Moon” Nguyen – Moon’s Custom Rods

Speaker: Huan "Moon" Nguyen
1:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
2:00 pm
KEEPING AN OPEN MIND ON PRESSURED BASS

Don’t be afraid to learn new methods

Speaker: Gerry Mahieu - Daiwa Pro Staff
2:00 pm
SURF FISHING ON THE FLY

Easy to learn how to catch a variety of fun fish on our local beaches

Speaker: Frank Selby - Certified Caster His & Her Fly Fishing
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Doc Ski – Doc Ski Rods Q & A Thread Art Techniques

Speaker: Doc Ski
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Darin Dohi – 310 Rodworks

Speaker: Darin Dohi
2:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Special Guest

Traveler’s guide to kayak fishing. Panama, Florida, Texas, Hawaii.

Speaker: Robert Field
Location: Hobie Seminars
2:00 pm
FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA

FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA

Speaker: Capt. Evan Salvay
Location: Cousins Stage
2:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Demos on the New Abu Garcia Revos and Veratile rods for coastal bass.

Speaker: Capt Jimmy Decker
Location: Berkley Booth
2:30 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
2:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom – SURF FISHING with Bill VARNEY

The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts. The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts

Speaker: Bill Varney, Surf Fishing Instructor
2:45 pm
YELLOWTAIL METHODS

Private and Party Boat Tips
Capt Dave Hansen – Y ur Saltwater
Guide with Capt. Todd Mansur

Speaker: Capt Dave Hansen
Location: Cousins Stage
2:45 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
2:45 pm
HALIBUT METHODS

Easy to follow methods for consistent success

Speaker: Capt. Tiffany Vague Capt. David Bacon
3:00 pm
Great American Duck Races
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Alex Funke – American Tackle

Speaker: Alex Funke
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Jim Upton – Advanced Weaving

Speaker: Jim Upton
3:00 pm
Ultimate Air Dogs Schedule

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
3:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Tournament

Tournament techniques for bay bass.

Speaker: Gilbert Hernandez & Ken Rosburg
Location: Hobie Seminars
3:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
3:30 pm
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley Bass Baits and Techniques

Speaker: Randy Pringle
Location: Berkley Booth
3:30 pm
GIANT TUNA – PUERTO VALLARTA

Trip details, tackle, methods for catching trophy yellowfin tuna.

Speaker: Capt Keith Denette - Constitution
3:30 pm
SURFACE IRON FOR BEGINNERS “Demystify Jig Fishing”

Secrets from a lifetime of experience Casting technique simplified including a New Spin on Fishing Surface Iron

Speaker: Dick Schaffer
Location: Cousins Stage
3:30 pm
LAKE CASITAS for BASS

California’s premier bass lake continues to produce quality fishing year after year. Techniques for success from professional angler.

Speaker: Rich Tauber / US Open Champion, Fishing Guide
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Sam Dela Torre – Island Fishing Tackle

Speaker: Sam Dela Torre
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Chuck Brown, Decal Connection Setting Yourself Apart Custom Decals

Speaker: Chuck Brown
4:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH TOMMY GOMES

Speaker: TOMMY GOMES
4:00 pm
Ultimate Air Dogs

SPLASH #1 4:00 PM

Location: Outside Patio
4:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Special Guest

Maui: Wahoo, Tuna from the kayak?!

Speaker: Jon Jon Tabon
Location: Hobie Seminars
4:15 pm
LOBSTER HOOPING

Basics to advanced tactics & tips including gear essentials, regulations and cooking.

Speaker: Jim Salazar - The Lobster Guru
4:15 pm
REACTION BAITS

Crankbaits and Jerkbaits are two of the most productive baits for locating and catching bass

Speaker: Rusty Brown / US Open Champion Fishing Guide
4:30 pm
CALICO SUPER PANEL

Capt. Benny Florentino Host All Star Line Up includes:
Corey Sanden, Afran Abutin, Randy Spizer, Justin Hugron, Capt. Justin Reynolds, Capt Jimmy Decker & Matt Florentino

Tackle, tactics, methods Prizes

Speaker: Capt. Benny Florentino
Location: Cousins Stage
4:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: Learn more about your LOWRANCE

Learn how to interpret what your seeing on your meter. Tips on using your unit to find and catch more fish

Speaker: Don Iovino, Lowrance Pro Angler
4:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
4:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Everything you need to know on How To rig up for local Albacore, Tuna, and Yellowtail.

Speaker: Steve Carson
Location: Berkley Booth
5:00 pm
BASS IN HEAVY COVER

Many lakes are seeing water over vegetation for the first time in years. Learn how to catch fish in tight places

Speaker: Randy Pringle - Berkley Pro Angler
5:00 pm
SOFT BAITS FOR INSHORE AND OFFSHORE GAMEFISH

Modern methods for catching everything from bass to tuna

Speaker: Chad Geirlich - Founder, designer Hook Up Baits
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Batson – ALPS/Rainshadow/Forecast

Speaker: Bill Batson
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Eric Noguchi – Batson Enterprises How to repair a rod

Speaker: Eric Noguchi
5:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: YANNI
5:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
5:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Bay bass

Bay bass fishing from the gurus

Speaker: Steve Green & Andy Allen
Location: Hobie Seminars
5:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
5:30 pm
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley & Johnson Trout Baits and Techniques for Eastern Sierra and So Cal Lakes.

Speaker: Marlon Meade
Location: Berkley Booth
5:45 pm
SWIMBAITS FOR GIANT BASS

Target and catch double digit bass on local lakes. Learn from the man that has landed over 1600 10+ pounders!

Speaker: Butch Brown - Big Bass Specialist
5:45 pm
CEDROS ISLAND A TRUE FISHING ADVENTURE

You’ve heard about, read about it, now get the inside story and plan your trip

Speaker: Sergio & Angler Chronicles Team Member
6:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Convict Lake History & Experience

Speaker: Brian Balarsky
6:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch – Batson Enterprises – Why custom rods?

Speaker: Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch
6:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
6:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
6:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fisherman’s Belly

Bring the very best out of your catch with these amazing recipes.

Speaker: Yanni Hassir
Location: Hobie Seminars
6:15 pm
3/4 DAY TRIPS

Coronado Islands Yellowtail Offshore Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Ryan Bostian - The San Diego Capt. Taro Takeuchi - Liberty
Location: Cousins Stage
6:30 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
6:30 pm
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Santa Barbara Specialist – How to Techniques for surf perch, croakers, and halibut

Speaker: Capt. Dave Bacon
Location: Berkley Booth
7:00 pm
UP IN THE AIR

Kite and Ballon Techniques for Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Brandon Hayward One Man Charters
Location: Cousins Stage
7:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mammoth Lakes

Speaker: Tony Williams
7:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: CAPT. TIFFANY BACON
Location: Sport Chef Cafe
7:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Ben Stein – American Tackle Guide Selection & Spacing

Speaker: Ben Stein
7:15 pm
MODERN BASS METHODS FOR SO CAL LAKES

Rising lake levels will require different methods. Learn how to hook more fish on our local lakes

Speaker: Gerry Mahieu - Daiwa Pro
7:15 pm
SOFT BAITS FOR INSHORE AND OFFSHORE GAMEFISH

Modern methods for catching everything from bass to tuna

Speaker: Chad Geirlich - Founder, designer Hook Up Baits
7:45 pm
CHANNEL ISLANDS ON SMALL BOATS

Yellowtail & White Sea Bass

Speaker: Capt. David Bacon Wave Walker Charters
Location: Cousins Stage
Saturday, March 4th
10:00 am
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Fetch-It Practice

Location: Outside Patio
10:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Ben Stein – American Tackle Guide Selection & Spacing

Speaker: Ben Stein
10:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Alex Funke – American Tackle

Speaker: Alex Funke
11:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Dave Conway – Conway Custom Rods Acid Wrapped Swimbait Rods

Speaker: Dave Conway
11:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Huan “Moon” Nguyen – Moon’s Custom Rods

Speaker: Huan "Moon" Nguyen
11:00 am
Great American Duck Races
11:00 am
YELLOWTAIL METHODS

Private and Party Boat Tips
Capt Dave Hansen – Your Saltwater
Guide with Capt. Todd Mansur

Speaker: Capt Dave Hansen
Location: Cousins Stage
11:00 am
Hobie Seminars – Bread and butter

Bread and butter La Jolla kayak fishing.

Speaker: Kevin Nakada
Location: Hobie Seminars
11:00 am
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing for Freshwater Lobsters

Speaker: Jim Salazar
11:00 am
TOP WATER BAITS

With freshly submerged cover in many lakes, top water is a deadly fun and effective way to catch bass

Speaker: Bobby Barrack
11:00 am
KAYAK FISHING CEDROS ISLAND

Yellowtail, calico bass, whiteseabass Trip info, Tackle and Methods

Speaker: Jeff Mariani - Cedros Tackle
11:00 am
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
11:30 am
Berkeley Booth – Saltwater

Santa Barbara Specialist – How to Techniques for surf perch, croakers, and halibut

Speaker: Capt. Dave Bacon
Location: Berkley Booth
11:45 am
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
12:00 pm
LIGHT TACKLE SURF FISHING

Get insight to the local hot spots and tackle to catch a variety of fun fish in the surf

Speaker: Bill Varney - Fishthesurf.com
12:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Darin Dohi – Choose The Right Rod Important Factors To Consider

Speaker: Darin Dohi
12:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Fisherman’s Belly

Bring the very best out of your catch with these amazing recipes.

Speaker: Yanni Hassir
Location: Hobie Seminars
12:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Bill Havens – How To Apply Rod Finish

Speaker: Bill Havens
12:00 pm
The Sporting Chef Café

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: TIFFANY BACON
12:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
12:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fly Fishing the Lower Owens

Speaker: Gary Gunsolley
12:00 pm
FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA
Speaker: Capt. Evan Salvay Cousins Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
12:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

FETCH-IT

Location: Outside Patio
12:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: PRIVATE BOATERS GUIDE TO FISHING COASTAL WATERS

An in depth presentation that will help you become a better angler. Locating fish, understanding bait, methods for getting fish to bite and modern tackle are just some of the topics to be covered.

Capt Mark Wisch – Author, Offshore Expert, Fishing Instructor

90 Minute Session

Speaker: Mark Wisch
12:30 pm
BASS ON THE JIG

Everything eats ‘em! Learn how versatile they are and how easy it is to get more bites.

Speaker: Chad Gierlich - Hook Up Baits
12:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Freshwater

New Berkley & Johnson Trout Baits and Techniques for Eastern Sierra and So Cal Lakes.

Speaker: Marlon Meade
Location: Berkley Booth
1:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
1:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Kayak

Kayak Fishing Cedros Island

Speaker: Mike Ponce & Jeff Mariani
Location: Hobie Seminars
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Moon & Sam De La Torre – Island Fishing Tackle – Selecting and setting grips

Speaker: Moon & Sam De La Torre
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Ed Vogle – Seeker Fishing Rods

Speaker: Ed Vogle
1:00 pm
GIANT TUNA – PUERTO VALLARTA

Trip details, tackle, methods for catching trophy yellowfin tuna

Speaker: Bill Varney - Fishthesurf.com
1:00 pm
Great American Duck Races
1:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Q & A with DFW Leaders

Speaker: DFW Panel
1:00 pm
CHANNEL ISLANDS ON SMALL BOATS

Yellowtail & White Sea Bass

Speaker: Capt. David Bacon Wave Walker Charters
Location: Cousins Stage
1:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
1:15 pm
LAKE CASITAS for BASS

California’s premier bass lake continues to produce quality fishing year after year. Techniques for success from professional angler.

Speaker: Rich Tauber / US Open Champion, Fishing Guide
1:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Saltwater

Hawaiian Kayak Guide – How to Techniques for inshore & offshore fishing from kayaks

Speaker: JonJon Tabon
Location: Berkley Booth
2:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
2:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Logan Noguchi – Batson Enterprises – Youth Rod Building

Speaker: Logan Noguchi
2:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

SPLASH #7

Location: Outside Patio
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Havens – Saltydawg Custom Rods

Speaker: Bill Havens
2:00 pm
WHAT ABOUT ALBACORE?

Today’s Tackle and Techniques for Light Tackle Tuna

Speaker: Steve Carson - Penn Pro Staff
2:00 pm
SPINNERBAITS & BUZZBAITS

Learn how to find and catch bass in water with obstructions

Speaker: Robert Schneider - Phenix Lure & Baits
2:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Special Guest

Traveler’s guide to kayak fishing. Panama, Florida, Texas, Hawaii.

Speaker: Robert Field
Location: Hobie Seminars
2:00 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
2:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Wild Trout

Speaker: Jarad Smith & Seth Blackamore
2:00 pm
GIANT TUNA ON THE JIG

Big YFT and Bluefin Tuna can be targeted and caught on jigs. Rod, reels, line, lures and techniques for catching them.

Speaker: Kevin Mattson - Pacific Lure Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
2:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom – SURF FISHING with Bill VARNEY

The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts. The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts

Speaker: Bill Varney, Surf Fishing Instructor
2:30 pm
Berkley Seminar – Saltwater

Reel repair techs Tom Blecker & Tony Dubeck from PENN HQ

Speaker: PENN Reel Repair
Location: Berkley Booth
2:45 pm
HALIBUT METHODS

Easy to follow methods for consistent success

Speaker: Capt. Tiffany Vague Capt. David Bacon
2:45 pm
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
2:45 pm
HARD BAITS FOR BIG CALICOS

Learn this deadly technique for monster bass

Speaker: Ty Ponder - Rapala Pro Staff Angler
Location: Cousins Stage
3:00 pm
Great American Duck Races
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch – Batson Enterprises – Why custom rods?

Speaker: Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Buchanan – Wade Cunningham – Cousins Fishing Tackle

Speaker: Bill Buchanan
3:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
3:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
3:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Tournament

Tournament techniques for bay bass.

Speaker: Gilbert Hernandez & Ken Rosburg
Location: Hobie Seminars
3:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mono County

Speaker: Jeff Simpson
3:30 pm
LOBSTER HOOPING

Basics to advanced tactics & tips including gear essentials, regulations and cooking.

Speaker: Jim Salazar - The Lobster Guru
3:30 pm
REACTION BAITS

Crankbaits and Jerkbaits are two of the most productive baits for locating and catching bass

Speaker: Rusty Brown / US Open Champion Fishing Guide
3:30 pm
SURFACE IRON FOR BEGINNERS “Demystify Jig Fishing”

Secrets from a lifetime of experience Casting technique simplified including a New Spin on Fishing Surface Iron

Speaker: Dick Schaffer
Location: Cousins Stage
3:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Freshwater

New Berkley Bass Baits and Techniques

Speaker: Randy Pringle
Location: Berkley Booth
4:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

SPLASH #8

Location: Outside Patio
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Alex Funke – American Tackle

Speaker: Alex Funke
4:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH W/ TOMMY GOMES

4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Chuck Brown, Decal Connection Setting Yourself Apart Custom Decals

Speaker: Chuck Brown
4:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Special Guest

Maui: Wahoo, Tuna from the kayak?!

Speaker: Jon Jon Tabon
Location: Hobie Seminars
4:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Convict Lake History & Experience

Speaker: Brian Balarsky
4:15 pm
LOCAL TUNA – PRIVATE BOATS

Learn a charter boat captain’s secrets on how to find and catch tuna on your own.

Speaker: Capt. Dave Hansen
4:15 pm
LAKE CASITAS for BASS

California’s premier bass lake continues to produce quality fishing year after year. Techniques for success from professional angler.

Speaker: Rich Tauber / US Open Champion, Fishing Guide
4:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: Learn more about your LOWRANCE

Learn how to interpret what your seeing on your meter. Tips on using your unit to find and catch more fish

Speaker: Don Iovino, Lowrance Pro Angler
4:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Saltwater

Gulp! Jerk Shads & Swim Bait Techniques for caostal Calicos and Spotted Bay Bass.

Speaker: Capt. Jimmy Decker
Location: Berkley Booth
4:30 pm
CALICO SUPER PANEL

Capt. Benny Florentino Host All Star Line Up includes:
Corey Sanden, Afran Abutin, Randy Spizer, Justin Hugron, Capt. Justin Reynolds, Capt Jimmy Decker & Matt Florentino

Tackle, tactics, methods Prizes

Speaker: Capt. Benny Florentino
Location: Cousins Stage
4:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
5:00 pm
TACTICS FOR THRESHERS

How to find, hook and land thresher shark

Speaker: Capt. Tiffany Vague - Wave Walker Charters
5:00 pm
FLY ROD FOR BASS

Add a fly rod to your bass fishing arsenal and you will discover how effective and fun it can be.

Speaker: Frank Selby / His & Her Fly Fishing
5:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Batson – ALPS/Rainshadow/Forecast

Speaker: Bill Batson
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Einar – Batson Enterprises – Fade wraps

Speaker: Einar
5:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Halibut Techniques

Halibut techniques from the best. Self proclaimed stand up comedians.

Speaker: Team Sewer
Location: Hobie Seminars
5:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fly Fishing the Lower Owens

Speaker: Gary Gunsolley
5:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Practice

Location: Outside Patio
5:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: ROCKFISH FACTS

A healthy rockfish population is vital to all of us.

Learn how we can play a role in gathering data and how the outcome effects the regulations.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear directly from the agency that is responsible for doing the research.

Speaker: John Harms - NOAA Fisheries
5:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Saltwater

Saltwater Bass Angler Tournament Series – Techniques from tournament anglers

Speaker: SWBA All-Star Panel
Location: Berkley Booth
5:30 pm
15-18 DAY TRIPS FOR GIANT TUNA & WAHOO AT HURRICANE BANK
Speaker: Capts Frank LoPreste & Jonathan Yamate - Royal Polaris
Location: Cousins Stage
5:45 pm
CEDROS ISLAND A TRUE FISHING ADVENTURE

You’ve heard about, read about it, now get the inside story and plan your trip

Speaker: Sergio & Angler Chronicles Team Member
5:45 pm
SWIMBAITS FOR GIANT BASS

Target and catch double digit bass on local lakes. Learn from the man that has landed over 1600 10+ pounders!

Speaker: Butch Brown - Big Bass Specialist
6:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
6:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Darin Dohi – Glass Graphite Composite? What is the difference

Speaker: Darin Dohi
6:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Wild Trout

Speaker: Jarad Smith & Seth Blackamore
6:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

SPLASH #9

Location: Outside Patio
6:15 pm
3/4 DAY TRIPS

Coronado Islands Yellowtail Offshore Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Ryan Bostian - The San Diego Capt. Taro Takeuchi - Liberty
Location: Cousins Stage
6:30 pm
SURF FISHING ON THE FLY

Easy to learn how to catch a variety of fun fish on our local beaches

Speaker: Frank Selby - Certified Caster His & Her Fly Fishing
6:30 pm
Berkley Seminar – Saltwater

– Everything you need to know on How To rig up for local Albacore, Tuna, and Yellowtail.

Speaker: Steve Carson
Location: Berkley Booth
6:30 pm
BASS IN HEAVY COVER

Many lakes are seeing water over vegetation for the first time in years. Learn how to catch fish in tight places

Speaker: Randy Pringle - Berkley Pro Angler
7:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: TIFFANY BACON
7:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mono County

Speaker: Jeff Simpson
7:00 pm
UP IN THE AIR

Kite and Balloon Techniques for Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Brandon Hayward One Man Charters
Location: Cousins Stage
7:15 pm
SOFT BAITS FOR INSHORE AND OFFSHORE GAMEFISH

Modern methods for catching everything from bass to tuna

Speaker: Chad Geirlich - Founder, designer Hook Up Baits
7:15 pm
TOP WATER BAITS

With freshly submerged cover in many lakes, top water is a deadly fun and effective way to catch bass

Speaker: Bobby Barrack - Back to Class Guid
7:45 pm
GIANT TUNA ON THE JIG

Big YFT and Bluefin Tuna can be targeted and caught on jigs. Rod, reels, line, lures and techniques for catching them.

Speaker: Kevin Mattson - Pacific Lure Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
8:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mammoth Lakes

Speaker: Tony Williams
Sunday, March 5th
10:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Darin Dohi – Deciphering Line Ratings

Speaker: Darin Dohi
10:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Alex Funke – American Tackle

Speaker: Alex Funke
11:00 am
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/ Fetch-It Practice

Location: Outside Patio
11:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Huan “Moon” Nguyen – Moon’s Custom Rods

Speaker: Huan "Moon" Nguyen
11:00 am
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Mike Coelho – Winn Grips Best Grips In Fishing

Speaker: Mike Coelho
11:00 am
Great American Duck Races
11:00 am
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing for Freshwater Lobsters

Speaker: Jim Salazar
11:00 am
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
11:00 am
FISHING BIRD SCHOOLS FOR YELLOWTAIL & TUNA
Speaker: Capt. Evan Salvay Cousins Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
11:00 am
SPINNERBAITS & BUZZBAITS

Learn how to find and catch bass in water with obstructions

Speaker: Robert Schneider - Phenix Lure & Baits
11:00 am
Hobie Seminars – Spearfishing

Spearfishing and diving from the kayak

Speaker: Charlie Wardle
Location: Hobie Seminars
11:00 am
SOFT BAITS FOR INSHORE AND OFFSHORE GAMEFISH

Modern methods for catching everything from bass to tuna

Speaker: Chad Geirlich - Founder, designer Hook Up Baits
11:30 am
Berkley Booth – Freshwater

New Berkley Bass Baits and Techniques

Speaker: Randy Pringle
Location: Berkley Booth
11:45 am
CALIFORNIA BASSIN’

Light tackle tactics often produce the most bites. Learn the newest methods from the godfather himself.

Speaker: Don Iovino Pro Angler,Tackle Innovator
12:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Darin Dohi – Choose The Right Rod Important Factors To Consider

Speaker: Darin Dohi
12:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch – Batson Enterprises – Why custom rods?

Speaker: Erik Landesfeind/Matt Koch
12:00 pm
The Sporting Chef Café

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: TIFFANY BACON
12:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
12:00 pm
MODERN ROCK FISH METHODS

Smaller Tackle = Larger Fish More Fun

Speaker: TV Host Capt Dan Hernandez
12:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Bread and butter

Bread and butter La Jolla kayak fishing.

Speaker: Kevin Nakada
Location: Hobie Seminars
12:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Wild Trout

Speaker: Jarad Smith & Seth Blackamore
12:00 pm
SURFACE IRON FOR BEGINNERS “Demystify Jig Fishing”

Secrets from a lifetime of experience Casting technique simplified including a New Spin on Fishing Surface Iron

Speaker: Dick Schaffer
Location: Cousins Stage
12:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: PRIVATE BOATERS GUIDE TO FISHING COASTAL WATERS

An in depth presentation that will help you become a better angler. Locating fish, understanding bait, methods for getting fish to bite and modern tackle are just some of the topics to be covered.

Capt Mark Wisch – Author, Offshore Expert, Fishing Instructor

90 Minute Session

Speaker: Mark Wisch
12:30 pm
SWIMBAITS FOR GIANT BASS

Target and catch double digit bass on local lakes. Learn from the man that has landed over 1600 10+ pounders!

Speaker: Butch Brown - Big Bass Specialist
12:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Saltwater

Deep Jigging Techniques for Yellowtail, Rockfish, and other local species.

Speaker: Steve Carson
Location: Berkley Booth
12:30 pm
Great American Duck Races
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

John Todd – Calstar Fishing Rods

Speaker: John Todd
1:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Kayak

Kayak Fishing Cedros Island

Speaker: Mike Ponce & Jeff Mariani
Location: Hobie Seminars
1:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

Check In/Chase-It Practice

Location: Outside Patio
1:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Dave Conway – Conway Custom Rods – Acid Wrapped Swimbait Rods

Speaker: Dave Conway
1:00 pm
GIANT TUNA – PUERTO VALLARTA

Trip details, tackle, methods for catching trophy yellowfin tuna

Speaker: Bill Varney - Fishthesurf.com
1:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mammoth Lakes

Speaker: Tony Williams
1:00 pm
IZORLINE KNOT TYING CONTEST FINALS

Finalist Compete for the Championship

Speaker: N/A
Location: Cousins Stage
1:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
1:15 pm
LAKE CASITAS for BASS

California’s premier bass lake continues to produce quality fishing year after year. Techniques for success from professional angler.

Speaker: Rich Tauber / US Open Champion, Fishing Guide
1:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Freshwater

New Berkley & Johnson Trout Baits and Techniques for Eastern Sierra and So Cal Lakes.

Speaker: Marlon Meade
Location: Berkley Booth
2:00 pm
Great American Duck Races
2:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Eric Noguchi – Batson Enterprises – How to repair a rod

Speaker: Eric Noguchi
2:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Ed Vogle – Seeker Fishing Rods

Speaker: Ed Vogle
2:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

CHASE-IT

Location: Outside Patio
2:00 pm
CEDROS ISLAND A TRUE FISHING ADVENTURE

You’ve heard about, read about it, now get the inside story and plan your trip

Speaker: Sergio & Angler Chronicles Team Member
2:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Kayak

Buy the right kayak the first time Tips from a long time kayak angler.

Speaker: Jim Salazar
Location: Hobie Seminars
2:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fly Fishing the Lower Owens

Speaker: Gary Gunsolley
2:00 pm
GUADALUPE ISLAND

Yellowfin Tuna and Giant Yellowtail

Speaker: Capts Aaron Barnhill & Russ Brazwell - Shogun
Location: Cousins Stage
2:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom – SURF FISHING with Bill VARNEY

The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts. The most accessible and most productive fishing in California is nearby and fun year around. Learn what you need to know from one of the best known experts

Speaker: Bill Varney, Surf Fishing Instructor
2:30 pm
Berkley Seminar – Saltwater

Reel repair techs Tom Blecker & Tony Dubeck from PENN HQ

Speaker: PENN Reel Repair
Location: Berkley Booth
2:45 pm
HALIBUT METHODS

Easy to follow methods for consistent success

Speaker: Capt. Tiffany Vague Capt. David Bacon
2:45 pm
BASS IN HEAVY COVER

Many lakes are seeing water over vegetation for the first time in years. Learn how to catch fish in tight places

Speaker: Randy Pringle - Berkley Pro Angler
2:45 pm
3/4 DAY TRIPS

Coronado Islands Yellowtail Offshore Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Ryan Bostian - The San Diego Capt. Taro Takeuchi - Liberty
Location: Cousins Stage
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Einar – Batson Enterprises – Fade wraps

Speaker: Einar
3:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Buchanan – Wade Cunningham – Cousins Fishing Tackle

Speaker: Bill Buchanan
3:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

FISH & GAME COOKING LESSONS, FAST & EASY RECIPES WITH SCOTT

Speaker: Scott Leysath
3:00 pm
Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show

Sponsored by Progressive

Location: Outside Patio
3:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

CATCH-IT – Check In for Finals

Location: Outside Patio
3:00 pm
Hobie Seminars – Halibut Techniques

Halibut techniques from the best. Self proclaimed stand up comedians.

Speaker: Team Sewer
Location: Hobie Seminars
3:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Fishing Mono County

Speaker: Jeff Simpson
3:30 pm
WHAT ABOUT ALBACORE?

Today’s Tackle and Techniques for Light Tackle Tuna

Speaker: Steve Carson - Penn Pro Staff
3:30 pm
FLY ROD FOR BASS

Add a fly rod to your bass fishing arsenal and you will discover how effective and fun it can be.

Speaker: Frank Selby / His & Her Fly Fishing
3:30 pm
CALICO SUPER PANEL

Capt. Benny Florentino Host All Star Line Up includes:
Corey Sanden, Afran Abutin, Randy Spizer, Justin Hugron, Capt. Justin Reynolds, Capt Jimmy Decker & Matt Florentino

Tackle, tactics, methods Prizes

Speaker: Capt. Benny Florentino
Location: Cousins Stage
3:30 pm
Berkley Seminars – Saltwater

Gulp! Jerk Shads & Swim Bait Techniques for coastal Calicos and Spotted Bay

Speaker: Capt. Jimmy Decker
Location: Berkley Booth
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Darin Dohi – 310 Rodworks – Open Q & A

Speaker: Darin Dohi
4:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Meet & Greet

Bill Batson- ALPS/Rainshadow/Forecast

Speaker: Bill Batson
4:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

YANNI FROM FISHERMANS BELLY – RECIPES & FISH HANDLING TECHNIQUES

Speaker: Yanni
4:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Wild Trout

Speaker: Jarad Smith & Seth Blackamore
4:00 pm
ULTIMATE AIR DOGS

FINALS

Location: Outside Patio
4:15 pm
LOBSTER HOOPING

Basics to advanced tactics & tips including gear essentials, regulations and cooking

Speaker: Jim Salazar - The Lobster Guru
4:15 pm
REACTION BAITS

Crankbaits and Jerkbaits are two of the most productive baits for locating and catching bass

Speaker: Rusty Brown / US Open Champion Fishing Guide
4:30 pm
Upstairs Classroom: Learn more about your LOWRANCE

Learn how to interpret what your seeing on your meter. Tips on using your unit to find and catch more fish

Speaker: Don Iovino, Lowrance Pro Angler
4:30 pm
GIANT TUNA ON THE JIG

Big YFT and Bluefin Tuna can be targeted and caught on jigs. Rod, reels, line, lures and techniques for catching them.

Speaker: Kevin Mattson - Pacific Lure Pro Staff
Location: Cousins Stage
5:00 pm
LOCAL TUNA – PRIVATE BOATS

Learn a charter boat captain’s secrets on how to find and catch tuna on your own.

Speaker: Capt. Dave Hansen
5:00 pm
Rod Builder’s Depot – Seminars

Darin Dohi – 310 Rodworks Open Q & A

Speaker: Darin Dohi
5:00 pm
Ultimate Eastern Sierra Experience

Convict Lake History & Experience

Speaker: Brian Balarsky
5:00 pm
Sporting Chef Cafe

PROPER TECHNIQUES FOR FILLETING FISH WITH CAPT. TIFFANY BACON

Speaker: TIFFANY BACON
5:30 pm
UP IN THE AIR

Kite and Balloon Techniques for Bluefin Tuna

Speaker: Capt. Brandon Hayward One Man Charters
Location: Cousins Stage