Shown below are the speakers from the 2017 Sport Show. The 2018 Sport Show line-up is being prepared and will appear here shortly.

James Lindner
James is co-host of Lindner's Angling Edge and Fishing Edge Television. Growing up in the world of sports fishing, James Lindner has filmed and fished from the Arctic Circle tundra to South American jungles and from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts and every state in between. As a multi-species fishermen, James has few equals. A top grade tournament bass fisherman in his own right, James has dominated the Canadian American Smallmouth Bass circuit, with multiple first place wins on the KBI and FFBC. James is none-the-less adept with most freshwater and even saltwater species.

In 2012, James was inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Communicator for his outstanding achievement in the realm of sport fishing. In 2003, he was also honored as the Rapala Angler of the Year.

He and his TV and video team's successful formula have created over 50 award winning programs including North American Film and Video Awards, Outdoor Writer Association of American, Cable Ace Nominations, Telly and Teddy Awards capturing more awards than any fishing television show produced.

Visit one of James Lindner Seminars

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Eric Olson
Eric Olson has been fishing competitively for 16yrs and fishing the Wal-Mart FLW and Cabelas NWT Walleye Tours as a professional for the past 15 years. In 2011, the Red Wing, Minn. native became the Lake Oahe FLW Walleye Tour Champion, took home another top ten at the Devils Lake, ND FLW Tour event, finished 4th overall in the FLW Tour Western Division Angler of the Year standings and 3rd in the Ranger Cup points standings. He also garnered the top money winner position on the FLW Walleye Tour for the 2010 season.

In his competitive career, Olson has earned over $500,000, 13 top ten finishes, 3 tourney wins and qualified for 17 tournament Championships. In addition, he was the winner of the 2000 MWC World Walleye Championship.

Conducting Seminars for over 2500 anglers annually, Eric is well versed in educating and energizing his audience in all aspects of angling. As the host of the weekly radio show The Valley Outdoors Eric also communicates to a vast audience on all aspects of the outdoors in an entertaining and educating way over 5 stations in the Midwest market. Eric is also heavily involved in the Television media, hosting and appearing on shows such as Good Fishing with Babe Winkelman, Fishing the Midwest, Jason Mitchell Outdoors, The Discovery Channel and many others.

Olson's sponsors include, Evinrude, Ranger Boats, Humminbird, Mountain Dew, The Grand Lodge Hunting, Minn Kota, G. Loomis, Shimano North America Branding, Ram Trucks, Rapala, Sufix, VMC, Matthews Archery, Lost Camo, Cannon, Smith Optics, Off Shore Tackle

Visit one of Eric Olson's Seminars

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Jason Wright & Kurt Schirado have a reputation of being enthusiastic and professional promoters of the fishing industry and opportunities which North Dakota provides all anglers. Together the fishing duo has more than 50 years of combined fishing experience and will share realistic tips & techniques to catching more walleyes while providing insight on the newest tackle, gear and equipment to make every fishing adventure more successful. Whether you fish Lake Sakakawea, pitch jigs on the Missouri River, troll the flats of Lake Oahe or target the smaller prairie lakes, they will provide an entertaining and informative seminar for both the novice and expert angler.

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Jairo Ramos Lagos / Epic Sports / 701 Cycle & Sports

Why Do We Ride Bicycles? An Introduction to ELECTRIC BICYCLES.

Visit Epic Sports/701 Cycle & Sports in the main Exhibit Hall at G3 for more information.

Presented by Jairo Ramos Lagos, a pro-biker & pro-bike mechanic from Honduras with over 25 years of experience working with professional bikes, currently the service manager at Epic Sports/701 Cycle and Sport has built bikes for many celebrities and pro-bikers will be sharing with you about the statistics of bike riding, choosing the right bicycle for you and your family needs, customizing your bike for the best adventure riding, reviewing the differences between a specialized shop bicycle and department store bicycle, and the many benefits of new and improved electric bicycles.

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Rodd Madison, Madison Deer Calls
In this seminar you will learn the basics of deer calling along with tips and tactics to help you succeed out in the field next season

Deer Calls 101

Located 2nd floor of the BCC Exhibit Hall in Prarie Rose room 105

Visit Madison Game Calls at Booth 62

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ND Safety Council
In rural North Dakota, it could take EMS at least 20 minutes to arrive. And since the majority our outdoor activities are in rural settings, it's imperative to prepare yourself for emergency situations. Attend one of our four FREE Outdoor First Aid and Hands Only CPR workshops to learn how you can ‘Be the Help” when things do go wrong. Learn how to perform hands only CPR, use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and administer first aid for the most common camping, fishing, watersports, wilderness, and hunting injuries. The class is only 15 minutes and, someday, it could mean the difference between life and death. No need to pre-register. 25 people per class, so show up early. Class times are 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Don't want to take the class? Stop in our room from 10am-7pm to see displays on safety, pick up safety tips sheet for the outdoor activity you like to do, see several different first aid kits, or get a one on one demonstration on saving lives

- Saturday, Feb 11 at 11:00 | 1:00 | 3:00 | 5:00 | Birch/Cottonwood Room (lower level on the west side of the arena)


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Scheels Seminar Shedule/Marine Electronics Technology

Scheels Lowrance Marine Electronics University

Preregister at Scheels

Classes will be held in the LINDEN room (lower level on the west side of the arena)

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