The Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo returns to Schaumburg, Illinois January 26-29, creating an outdoor oasis indoors. Whether it’s testing the latest fishing and outdoor gear or learning the latest and greatest techniques, the Expo is the place to be for anyone interested in exploring the outdoors.
Attendees to this year’s expo will have the opportunity to improve their fishing knowledge through an extensive lineup of seminars with top-notch local and national fishing professionals, buy the newest fishing and outdoor gear and equipment from top manufacturers and retailers from around the country book a trip of a lifetime, and even browse the latest fishing boats on the market! This year’s expo is THE place to be for anyone interested in the outdoors.
Featuring more than 100 travel-related exhibitors (including guides, lodges, resorts and regional promotion agencies), major fishing tackle manufacturers, local fishing retailers, and a diverse selection of fishing boats, attendees will be able to see, learn, touch and buy everything they need for the ultimate fishing and outdoor adventure.
Featuring an impressive lineup of seminars led by expert instructors and nationally recognized fishing celebrities, including renowned pro-angler, fan favorite and winner of both the Bassmaster Classic and Angler of the Year title, Mike Iaconelli; Four-time Bassmaster winner Ish Monroe; and winner of the Mille Lacs Angler of the Year tournament Seth Feider, attendees will have the opportunity to learn something new or improve their current skill level. A full listing of seminars can be found here. Show goers can also chat with and learn techniques from some of the best guides and outfitters from around the globe.
There will also be plenty of opportunities for family fun with the return of the Northern Illinois Raptor Center’s Outdoor Birds of Prey exhibit featuring live raptors including an owl and a hawk, and Sunday’s ‘Family Day’ featuring free tackle boxes to the first 100 kids and a free scavenger hunt for all kids ages 11 and under!
When: Thursday, January 26 – Sunday, January 29, 2017
Times: Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 North Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Admission: $12.00 for adults
$3.00 children 5-11
FREE for children under 5
NOTE: Advance tickets are available to purchase online here.
Web: For more information check out www.sportshows.com/chicago