We are now entering our show and flea market season. The shop will be attending quite a few. Our first show of the season happens to be Surfcasters Journal Striper Day which is less than a month away on January 19th at Ward Melville High School, address 380 Old Town Road,East Setauket Doors will open at 8:30am and the show will remain open until 5:00PM. This is a nice event geared toward the surfcaster. Great givaways for the first few hundred that enter as well as awesome raffles.
The AllPro Fishing Expo & Workshop is Long Island's Premier Fishing Expo's and Learning Center. The Fishing Expo includes vendors from all over the tri-state area, including boat dealers to get your ready for the Spring Run & Fun. The AllPro Workshop (separate ticket, but includes Expo-online purchase recommended) begins at 7:30am, while the Expo event begins at 10a.m. The Workshops include over 22 Topics and are given in small interactive classes so that the participants get the most out of them. Event takes place at the Hilton Hotel 598 Broadhollow Rd in Melville on Febuary 9th.
37th Annual NY Sportfishing Federation Forum & Auction; At the Freeport Recreation Center; Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Auction begins at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday with over 100 fishing related items. Ongoing seminars by local inshore and offshore experts like: Matt Broderick, Jerry McGrath, Tom Schlichter, John Paduano, Chris Paparo, Al Goldberg with top tips from local captains including: Capt. Bob Rochetta, Capt. John Capuano, Capt. Tom Mikoleski, Capt. Ken Hejducek, Capt. Phil Kess, Capt. Stu Paterson and Capt. Joe Paradiso. The address to the rec center is 130 E Merrick Rd in Freeport
The 8TH ANNUAL WARD MELVILLE SALTWATER EXPO on March 7th is a FREE event. It is a fundraiser to support the Ward Melville High School Fishing Club. It is also run by the teenage members of this Club. Over 140 vendors, with 15+ seminars from some of NY and Long Islands leading captains, guides and anglers. The raffle has over 100 fishing related items. Located at 380 Old Town Rd in East Setauket