Daily Schedules

Our guide to help you plan your visit to the show

Schedule is subject to change; please check signs onsite to confirm topics and times.

Friday, Sept. 6

11 AM–2 PM: Intro to Boating — On-Water Training, South Docks


12 PM–3 PM: Women Making Waves — On-Water Training, South Docks


1 PM: Cobia Fishing in the Flats (How to Catch Your Own Bait with a Net)—Capt. Sergio Atanes — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


2 PM: Bow Fishing in the Flats—Capt. Todd Davis — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


3 PM: Snook Fishing in Shallow Water—Capt. Eddie Caldwell — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


3 PM–6 PM: Intro to Boating — On-Water Training, South Docks

4 PM: Fall Trout Fishing: When, Where and How to Get the Big Ones—Capt. Charlie Howell — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


4 PM–7 PM: Women Making Waves — On-Water Training, South Docks

5 PM: Fall Redfish Tactics—Capt. Jim Huddleston — Fishing Seminars, Room 22

Saturday, Sept. 7

10 AM: Early Bird Bay Pontoon Cruise hosted by Freedom Boat Club — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


11 AM: Turkey Calling/Decoys—World Champion Scott Ellis — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


11 AM–2 PM: Intro to Boating — On-Water Training, South Docks


11:30 AM : Check In — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing—Room 18*


11:30 AM: Camo/Scent Control—Misty Wells — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


12 PM: Offshore Fishing Tactics—Capt. Billy Nobles — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


12 PM: Welcome/Introductions—Betty Bauman — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


12 PM–3 PM: Women Making Waves — On-Water Training, South Docks


1 PM: Cobia Fishing in the Flats (How to Catch Your Own Bail with a Net)—Capt. Sergio Atanes — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


1 PM: Conservation—Leiza Fitzgerald — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


1:15 PM: Fishing Basics—Pamela Wirth — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


2 PM: Bow Fishing in the Flats—Capt. Todd Davis — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


2 PM: Break, Class Photo and Raffle — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


2 PM: Kingfishing, Rigs and Techniques—Misty Wells — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


2:30 PM: How to Fish the Tampa Bay Area—Capt. Leiza Fitzgerald — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


3 PM: Snook Fishing in Shallow Water—Capt. Eddie Caldwell — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


3 PM: Offshore Bottom Fishing Grouper Rigs, Spots and Techniques— Misty Wells — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


3 PM–6 PM: Intro to Boating — On-Water Training, South Docks


3:30 PM: Hands-on Practice — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


4 PM: Fall Trout Fishing: When, Where and How to Get the Big Ones— Capt. Charlie Howell — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


4 PM: Inshore Slam: Redfish, Trout and Snook — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


5 PM: Navico Electronics: Latest and Greatest—Grant Lester — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


5 PM: Happy Hour/Networking — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Room 18*


5 PM: Complimentary Happy Hour hosted by Freedom Boat Club — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


*Ballroom Level

Sunday, Sept. 8

Show Hours: Sunday Fun Day Family Day


Show Hours: Optional Charter Fishing Trip — Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing—Room 18*


10:30 AM–1:30PM: Intro to Boating — On-Water Training, South Docks


10:30 AM–1:30PM: Women Making Waves — On-Water Training, South Docks


11 AM: Turkey Calling/Decoys—World Champion Scott Ellis — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


11:30 AM: Camo/Scent Control—Misty Wells — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


12 PM: Mackle and Kingfish Tactics: Trolling to Live Bait— Capt. Dave Blanchard — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


1 PM: Cobia Fishing in the Flats (How to Catch Your Own Bail with a Net)—Capt. Sergio Atanes — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


2 PM: Bow Fishing in the Flats—Capt. Todd Davis — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


2 PM: Kingfishing, Rigs and Techniques—Misty Wells — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


2:30 PM–5:30 PM: Intro to Boating — On-Water Training, South Docks


2:30 PM–5:30 PM: Women Making Waves — On-Water Training, South Docks


3 PM: Snook Fishing in Shallow Water—Capt. Eddie Caldwell — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


3 PM: Offshore Bottom Fishing Grouper Rigs, Spots and Techniques— Misty Wells — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


4 PM: Fall Trout Fishing: When, Where and How to Get the Big Ones— Capt. Charlie Howell — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


4 PM: Inshore Slam: Redfish, Trout and Snook — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


5 PM: New Garmin Products—Martin Warren — Fishing Seminars, Room 22


5 PM: Complimentary Happy Hour hosted by Freedom Boat Club — “Let’s Take it Outside," Room 20


*Ballroom Level

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