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 New! Meet R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere, stars of History Channel's Swamp People

R.J. Molinere, Jr. and his son Jay Paul hunt alligator together as family and best friends, and have done so all of their lives. They are active members of the Houma Nation, a Louisiana state-recognized tribe of approximately 17,000 citizens residing within an area encompassing 4,570 square miles along the southeastern coast of Louisiana. R.J. is also a championship arm wrestler and Jay Paul is a Golden Gloves boxing champion.

Located in Space 726

Appearance Schedule

Thursday - from 5pm until 7pm
Friday - from 1pm to 3pm AND 5pm to 7pm
Saturday - from 11am to 1pm AND 2pm to 4pm
 

 

 


NEW! American Fly Fishing Schools “SIMUL-CAST” Pond

Fly fishing, casting & paddle sports seminars, demos & lessons

Learn all about fly fishing, kayaking and other paddle sports! Watch American Fly Fishing School pros demonstrate csting and fly fishing techniques in a 50-ft. long casting pond. They will also offer small watercraft tips amd demo a variety of paddle sports—the show fleet will include fishing kayacks, inflatable boats and a stand up paddleboard (SUP). Between seminars and demos, pro will be on hand for individual casting and fly fishing lessons, as well as kayak and paddleboard test rides. 

Free Daily Seminars

Capt. Al Zlata - "Blue collar fly casting is easy" 
Jack Montague - "5 easy steps to better fly casting" 
Andrew Stiles - "Learning to cast with Stile"  Saturday & Sunday
Capt. Mike Corblies - " Fresh or Saltwater what's the difference?" Sunday 

Capt. Mike Corblies - "Emcees the Kid's Fly Casting Competition"
David Rose - Freedom Hawk Kayaks - In Pond Demos
Daniel Dietz - KC Kayaks - In Pond Demos
Richard Swan - "The Amazing Airborn Inflatables" Raft & Stand Up Paddle Board Demos
 

KIDS' FLY CASTING COMPETITION—Sunday, January 26

Mike Corblies, national fly fishing personality and International Director of American Fly Fishing Schools will emcee a Kids Fly Casting Competition sponsored by SHU~FLY FISHING PRODUCTS, WILD WATER FLY FISHNG PRODUCTS and FLY FISHING in SALT WATERS Magazine at the "SIMUL~CAST" Pond.

"It's a fly casting accuracy tournament for kids 10 to 17. No previous fly casting experience is necessary to participate and all the equipment is provided. This contest for young anglers is to demonstrate and improve their fly fishing skills, have fun and maybe win some great prizes".

Kids can pre-register and practice at the Pond Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Competition: Sunday, January 26 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Awards Ceremony: 2:30 - 3:00
All contestants receive a complimentary prize of 2 hand-tied flies

Grand Prize: A complete SHU~FLY fly fishing outfit rod, reel, line. leader, backing, rod carrier
2nd Place:  WILD WATER fly rod and tube
3rd Place:  SHU~FLY Max Drag Fly Reel
4th Place: One-year subscription to "Wings and Water" Magazine
5th Place: Box of 6 A.F.F.S. custom-tied flies


For more Information visit:

Americanflyfishingschools.com


 

Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center 

DIY seminars and workshops covering boat and motor maintenance, repair and upgrades.

Watch, learn and do! If you’re a do-it-yourselfer or boat owner interested in maintaining, repairing or upgrading your boat or engine, head to Fred’s Shed for practical, professional advice. Free, daily seminars and talk-show format clinics cover a variety of topics, and include demos and question/answer. Together, hosts “The Boating Guy,” and certified marine service technician Fred, bring more than 50 years of boating experience to the Shed and will be on site to share their expertise. Stop by to see the cutaway boat and motor, participate in hands-on clinics and get your questions answered. Best of all, it’s all FREE, compliments of the Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show.

 


Pathfinders for Autism

We are proud to partner with Pathfinders for  Autism  and their “Baltimore Football Fan Boat”  Raffle.

On January 26, 2014, someone will win this one-of-a-kind Baltimore Football Fan Boat.  WILL IT BE YOU?

With every ticket you purchase, you GET the chance to win this classic one-of-a-kind Baltimore Football Fan Boat. A 1986 Chris Craft 222 with Center Steering, professionally restored in 2013 with a 2011 330 HP FWC Engine and a 2013 Dual Axel Venture Trailer (or one of the other available prizes) and help individuals with autism and their families in Maryland.

- See more at: http://www.pathfindersforautism.org/news/view/367#sthash.deMDD1qS.dpuf

On January 26, 2014, someone will win this one-of-a-kind Baltimore Football Fan Boat. WILL IT BE YOU?

With every ticket you purchase, you GET the chance to win this classic one-of-a-kind Baltimore Football Fan Boat. A 1986 Chris Craft 222 with Center Steering, professionally restored in 2013 with a 2011 330 HP FWC Engine and a 2013 Dual Axel Venture Trailer (or one of the other available prizes) and help individuals with autism and their families in Maryland.


Click here for more information


See the ALL-NEW Miss GEICO Racing Boat 

The six-time World Champion Miss GEICO Racing Team is proud to introduce the newest and latest Miss GEICO offshore racing boat.

The new Miss GEICO is a 50-ft. Victory catamaran made of carbon/kevlar. At approximately 11,000 pounds, she is almost 1,500 pounds lighter than her predecessor and is equal in length. She has a 12-ft. beam, which is 6-ft. wider than the former boat; the extra width will allow her to ride smoother at faster rates of speed. Powered by 1075 Mercury racing engines, she currently has a top speed of 170mph. 

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Fishing and Boating Seminars

Get tips from top pros! Daily sessions are an informative and often entertaining way to improve your knowledge and expand your skills.

Space 501

Produced by Annapolis School of Seamanship and Chesapeake Bay Magazine.

Details can be found in the Seminar's Page.

 


ASOS Nautis Boating Simulator—Test your boating skills

Head to SPACE 501 to take the helm of a virtual boat and get a feel for the water without leaving dry land. The Nautis boating simulator makes learning fun, with hands-on training for boaters of all skill levels—new boaters can practice basic boat handling, while experienced mariners can attempt more complicated maneuvers as well as navigation, collision avoidance and more! This awesome training tool is brought to you by the great people at the Annapolis School of Seamanship.
 


 4th Annual Crab Picking Contest

Sunday, January 26 Time: 3PM

Shells will be flying as contestants show off their skill in reducing piles of crustaceans to mounds of crab meat. 

Sponsored by the Shanty Grill www.shantygrille.com.   100.7 The Bay
Listen to 100.7 The Bay for your chance to win your way into the contest.
(A limited number of contestants will be able to sign up on site, one hour prior to the contest start)
 
Grand Prize: a Pro Angler Hobie Kayak courtesy of Backyard Boats.  

 


Blackbear the Pirate

Meet Steve Buckley, the author of the award-winning adventure series, Blackbear the Pirate. Steve will read and sign copies of his books. Kids can also enjoy pirate-inspired activities, including:

  •   Coloring Pages
  •   Making a Pirate Hat
  •   A treasure hunt
  •   Free Pirate booty
  •   Book Reading

 


Kids' Create a Boat—Toy Boat Building

Let your little ones get creative! Toy Boat Building gives your child a chance to build a nautical masterpiece—a one-of-a-kind vessel using pieces of wood, a little glue, and a lot of imagination.

 


Meet Spongebob Squarepants

Straight from Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob SquarePants will visit the Show on Saturday and Sunday! Don't miss your chance to meet Spongebob—be sure to bring your camera to take a photo with him!

Saturday and Sunday 12PM - 4PM


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