Jan 18-20 & 23-27, 2019Buy Tickets
Seminar Stage Headliners
Pete is North America’s number one authority on Muskie and Pike fishing. He has authored books, countless articles and educational videos, as well as being a very popular speaker and “personality” at fishing events and sport shows throughout North America. Pete was named as one of the “Top 20 Anglers on the Planet” by Outdoor Life Magazine (2011).
John started his television career as a sportscaster and worked in TV newsrooms from 1972 thru 1990. In 1990 he decided to start his own Outdoor show – John Gillespie’s Waters & Woods. The unique aspect of his program was to produce 52 new and current programs every year. John’s entertaining on-air style as the average angler going on a fishing trip with some of the biggest fishing names in the Midwest sets him apart from other outdoor shows. They travel all over the Upper Midwest and Canada on a quest for big fish. His shows are current, fun, and give fishermen the heads-up on what is happening right now.
Joe was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall Of Fame in 2000 as a Legendary Angler. He is considered by his peers to be one of the top multi-species anglers in the business and a master of a wide variety of techniques. Joe founded Musky Hunter Magazine and still writes for them as well as The Outdoor News and Midwest Outdoors on a regular basis. He hosted his own television show that ran for 30 years, “Fishing With Joe Bucher,” and he is also the author of several books on various aspects of fishing.
Gary has been a fishing guide since 1987. He is on the pro-staff for Lund Boats, Mercury Marine, Motorguide, Lowrance Electronics, St. Croix Rods, Quantum Reels, Venom Lures, Bait Rigs Tackle, Off Shore Tackle, H3O Sunglasses, and Mr. Outboard’s Watersports Marine. He is also the organizer and president of the Sturgeon Bay Sport Fishing Association of Door County, founder and organizer of the annual Father’s Day Fishing Day, Tournament Director for the NFL Alumni Tournament, and gives a daily fishing report on several radio stations.
Warren has been fishing Wisconsin bass tournaments for over 30 years. His angling research has been published in several magazines, including In-Fisherman Magazine. He also enjoys fishing for many different species and has fished in several different countries. His talk will blend his angling experience of Wisconsin’s clear water lakes and his clear water research.
Jim operates Dancing with Walleye Fishing Guide Service in Southeast Wisconsin. He competes in several Walleye tournaments each year with his two best partners, sons Jimmy and Chris. Jim takes great pride in passing on fishing skills learned to anglers young and old. His guide service operates year round from open water to ice fishing.
Rick has been tournament fishing for over 10 years and enjoys taking people fishing and teaching them new techniques. His presentations will feature information about finesse rigging for walleye in Wisconsin rivers.
Lynn has over a decade of professional experience as a guide and tournament fisherman, specializing in walleye fishing. He has fished both team and pro-am tournament circuits for walleye and musky and has been featured in segments of Outdoor Wisconsin, Midwest Outdoors and the Travis Richardson Outdoor Fishing Guide Show.
Kevin is a Mercury / Ranger Fishing Pro and will be at the Milwaukee Boat Show talking about Walleye Fishing on Lake Erie. Here is your opportunity to learn from a pro!
Epic Guide Service owner Jake has a lifetime of hunting and fishing knowledge to accommodate his career as a professional guide. He grew up in southeastern Wisconsin and can remember hunting and fishing since he could walk.