Florida Sportsman is returning to Ft. Myers to host the Florida Sportsman Expo at the Lee Civic Center, February 9th & 10th, 2019. Attendees of the Florida Sportsman Expo will find an array of new exhibitors of fishing tackle, boats, kayaks, paddleboards, outdoor apparel, marine art, hunting gear, and the always popular Expo seminars–35 informative seminars per day by local expert guides and outfitters on 6 seminar stages for inshore and offshore fishing, kayak and paddleboard fishing, fly fishing, surf, bridge and pier fishing and hunting. Other exciting hands-on features include the Rigging it Right Academy where up to 50 anglers at a time can get hands-on instruction on inshore and offshore bait and lure rigging, knot-tying, hook sharpening, fish filleting and more during five sessions daily.
For fly fishers, the fly casting pond is manned by local instructors and you can show off your tying skills and take home the grand prize during the new Fly Tying Throwdown competition on Saturday where tyers have 20 minutes to come up with their best fly with identical materials and a mystery ingredient.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host the Kids Fishing Derby on the stocked lakes, inside the Expo kids will win prizes for participating in the FWC’s “Fish ID” Scavenger Hunt. The first 200 kids in the door will get a Free Tackle Pack from Zebco!
Show hours are Saturday 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Tickets at the Lee Civic Center Box Office are $8 for adults. Kids 12 and under get in free with an adult. Active Military and First Responders with I.D. will receive a 50% discount on admission.
For more information on exhibiting please contact
Michelle or Mike Conner, Show Directors
772-333-0530 or FSExpo@Outdoorsg.com