Florida Sportsman Expo


The Tampa Florida Sportsman Expo returns for its 24th year to the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall October 8th and 9th. Fishing, Hunting, Archery, Guns, Spear Fishing, Diving, Boats, Concealed Weapons Classes and More.


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Save $2 on your admission to the Florida Sportsman Expo in Tampa, at the Florida State Fairgrounds, October 8th and 9th. Kids 12 & Under with adult FREE.

Tampa expo seminar lineup coming soon!


2016 Show Line-Up

Tampa, October 8 & 9, Florida State Fairgrounds
Fort Pierce, TBA
Fort Myers, TBA


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.


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.


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.

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Kids’ Events

Kids’ Events sponsored by Zebco Tackle “takemefishing.” Bring the entire family, there is something for everyone! Kids’ casting pond, face painting, games, prizes and a free poster!


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