What To Expect At The International Sportsmen’s Trade Shows

The Yakutat Lodge has already has begun the year with participation at different trade shows throughout the United States. Its been great to connect with so many outdoor enthusiasts. Over the next month we will be at three more shows including Salt Lake City, Scottsdale and our first European show in Munich Germany. The purpose of this article is provide the basic information about the show so we can see you smiling face there if you are in the area. Come find us and learn about the world-class fishing experiences and comfortable accommodations that The Yakutat Lodge has to offer.

America’s Premier Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Travel Shows
Website: http://www.sportsexpos.com/

ISE has produced America’s premier sportsman’s and outdoor shows in the western United States since 1975. ISE’s four expos kick-off each new year spotlighting thousands of products and services from 1,300 companies and offering more than 100,000 sportsman attendees the largest, finest face-to-face outdoor marketplace available. Free seminars, contests and hands-on show features educate and inspire attendees–newcomer to expert, youth to senior, man and woman–to begin their next outdoor adventure. Join us at the 2017 ISE sportsman and outdoor shows in Arizona, California, Colorado and Utah.

International Sportsmen’s Show ~ Salt Lake City
Location: South Towne Exposition Centre, 9575 So. State Street, Sandy, UT 84070
Date: March 16th to 19th 2017
Hours: Thursday Noon – 9pm, Friday Noon – 9pm, Saturday 10am – 8pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm

    • Utah Taxidermist Association Best-of-the-West Regional Contest
    • High Impact Archery Range and cash contest (rules here)
    • RMEF Adventure Theater, Great Elk Tour and Rifle/Gear Raffle
    • Truck/SUV Ride-and-Drive
    • Fishing Workshop Theater, hosted by Jared Johnson
    • Fly Casting Pond–free instruction
    • Yellowstone Bear World baby bear photo opportunity (fee)

International Sportsmen’s Show ~ Scottsdale

Location: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Date: March 23rd to 26th 2017
Hours: Thursday 10am – 7pm, Friday 10am- 7pm, Saturday 10am – 7pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm

Download Program Here: http://www.sportsexpos.com/downloads/files/2017%20Show%20Programs/SDL_Program_FINALweb.pdf

Points of interest

  • Offroad Test Track, presented by Kawasaki and Tomcar
  • Outdoor Product Showcase, hosted by Gear Guru Dan Kidder–see and win gear!
  • Youth Fair (free activities), hosted by Bass Pro Shop and Arizona Anglers
  • Arizona Taxidermy Association wildlife display and State Championship
  • Aquarium Demonstration Tank pro seminars, presented by Arizona Boating & Watersports
  • RMEF Adventure Theater
  • Zip-line and climbing wall (fees)

Premier European Hunting and Fishing Shows

12th EWF – Experience the World of Fly Fishing~ Munich, Germany

Website: http://www.erlebniswelt-fliegenfischen.de/index.php/en/

Location: The Fürstenfeld Exhibition Center, Fürstenfeld Monastery, Fürstenfeld 12, D – 82256 Fürstenfeldbruck (near Munich), Germany
Date: April 1st and 2nd
Hours: Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pmSunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pmThe EWF is THE meeting-point for fly fisher. Over two days, about 100 exhibitors as well as renowned casters and internationally known fly tyers from over 20 countries invite you to come and see how they make the EWF a paradise for all fly fishers and for those who are interested in fly fishing.
In addition to the large number of fly fishing brands and new products, you can enjoy a comprehensive additional program.

Lecture Programs Online Here:
Points Of Interest:
  • Casting
  • Fly tyers
  • Casting demonstrations
  • Experts lectures
  • Single handed fly rods tips
  • Double handed fly rods tips
There is a lot to take in at the Expos. The Yakutat Lodge hopes to see you there!

The Yakutat Lodge Sponsors The Sportsman’s News Outdoor Writing Contest 2017

             The Yakutat Lodge | Fishing Alaska | Yakutat AK

The Yakutat Lodge is sponsoring the Sportsman’s News Outdoor Writing Contest in 2017. Contestants will be submitting publications throughout 2017 for the chance to win a five-night guided fishing excursion at the newly updated Yakutat Lodge in Alaska. The winner will be joining a team from Sportsmen’s News for an all-expense paid experience of a lifetime.

The Yakutat Lodge looks forward to reading and featuring monthly publications of each finalist on their social media streams. We are complete supporters of sharing the different scopes of outdoor adventure and experience.

Below are the details of the contest and how to submit an entry. To contact Sportsmen’s News for more details head to their website https://www.sportsmansnews.com/outdoor-writing-contest/.

RULES AND HOW TO ENTER

Grand Prize Package
• One lucky winner will be chosen to join the Sportsman’s News Team on a 5 night and 4 full guide days, plus 2, ½ days guided fishing trips for Steelhead at The Yakutat Lodge in Yakutat, Alaska. The trip will take place during the summer of 2018 and with prime fishing dates. The winner will be responsible for airfare to and from Alaska as well as lodging and meals while en route.
• Contest will run from January 1st, 2017 through December 31, 2017, with up to 2 stories selected each month and published in the Sportsman’s News printed and/or digital publication. One grand prize winner will be selected from those whose stories have been published during the contest period. The winner is randomly selected through a drawing basis and will be notified via e-mail.
• Every published entry will receive a knife from Outdoor Edge and will be entered into the grand prize drawing.
• E-mail stories and photos to info@sportsmansnews.com.
• Stories should be between 900 and 1500 words and be sent as an MS Word document or pasted into an e-mail.
• Photos should be high-resolution JPG’s, TIF’s or PDF’s: if you have any questions regarding photos call (435)865-1680.
• Stories without photos will not be considered for publication or contest entry.
All stories may be edited for content and size. Published articles and photos become property of Sportsman’s News. All prizes are provided by Sportsman’s News Inc. Must be 18 years of age to win the grand prize.
All entries must include author name, address and phone number to be considered for publication. Sportsman’s News will not confirm receipt of entries.

World Class Fishing At Its Finest~ The Yakutat Lodge Alaska

Phone (907) 784-3232 or 1-800-YAKUTAT (925-8828)/ Mobile (907) 602 2853 

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