The Florida Sportsman Expo will return to the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, October 7 and 8. You will find fishing, hunting, archery, guns, spear fishing, diving, boats, concealed weapons classes and more.


2017 Show Line-Up

Tampa, October 7 & 8, 2017, Florida State Fairgrounds


Great Deals and Buying Opportunities

Take advantage of super show specials available only at the Expos for anglers, hunters and boaters of all ages.


Bait, Rigs & Tackle

An Expo exclusive is the popular Bait, Rigs & Tackle tables where anglers can sit down and watch Florida Sportsman experts show how to tie the best knots and rig the right baits.

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Ladies in the Outdoors

Stop by the Lady Angler’s Stage, and listen to some of the best women in the outdoor industry share their tips and tactics on multiple topics!


Inshore Seminar Stage

Inshore Seminar Stage sponsored by Rhodan Marine Systems: Hard-core fishing information will be offered by top fishing pros on subjects of interest to local anglers. Sponsored by Rhodan Marine, PowerPoint presentations and demonstrations take place on a flats boat inside the exhibition hall.

Offshore Stage

Offshore Seminar Stage

The Offshore Stage is actually performed from the cockpit of an offshore boat at the designated seminar area. Each angler in the audience will learn little-known tactics associated with big-game fishing in the region.


Kayak Seminar Stage

Learn the ABCs of the latest craze in stealth fishing — both inshore and offshore — where most other vessels simply cannot go. Techniques, special gear and proper kayaks are detailed so anyone can become a successful kayaker.

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Manufacturer Demos

Various manufacturer’s throughout the industry showing and speaking about their products.


Hunting Stage & Guns

Hunters will enjoy seminars by some of the most successful outdoorsman in the area and this year, for the first time ever, we will have an indoor gun show where you can buy, sell and trade firearms.


Electronics Stage

Learn the in’s and out’s of your marine electronics with a visit to the Electronics Stage.


Exhibitor Information

Avid outdoor enthusiasts gather under one roof to attend the weekend shows and to see for themselves all the seminars, demonstrations and booths filled with tackle, gear, boats, fishing & hunting accessories and services.


Expo Accommodations

Florida Sportsman Expo Accommodations


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Show Line-Up
Kayak Stage
Offshore Stage
Inshore Stage
Riggin' It Right Academy
Hunting Stage