Wenatchee Valley Sportsman Show Feb. 21-23 in Wenatchee

WENATCEE - The 2020 Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will once again bring the outdoors indoors at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee on February 21, 22 & 23. This is the 7th year of this popular event and it will bring together outdoor enthusiasts and their families, to a place where they can check out what’s new in outdoor hunting and fishing gear, see what’s new in fishing boats and ATVs, learn at one of the many free seminars, or just take in all the things to see and do. Plus, there will be free fishing for the kids, hourly door prizes, fishing and hunting guides, factory reps, outdoor clubs, as well as a Fly Tying Theater.
New at this year’s show will be Nature Nick’s Animal Adventures, coming all the way from the east coast to be a part of the 2020 Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show. This fast-paced educational wildlife show is geared for the entire family to enjoy. The audience will be treated to a wide array of animals that could include alligators, snakes, owls, falcons, foxes, armadillos, turtles, and maybe even a Chilean flamingo. “Nature” Nick is a TV personality, author, and professional animal trainer who personally presents all shows himself. After each presentation, Nick will be available for a meet and greet where audience members can interact with some of the animals and have their photos taken. There will be several presentations each show day. Check the schedule for specific times.
Returning to this year’s show is the Outdoor Cooking Camp, hosted by Richy Harrod Outdoors and Harrod’s Cookhouse: Field to Table. He will cook a different dish each day with several demonstrations throughout the three-day show.
A must-see for all big game hunters will be the return of the Tour of NW Big Game Animals. David Morris always puts together an awesome collection of some of the largest deer and elk ever taken in the northwest. Included in this year’s display will be the Fife Buck, taken by archer, Jake Fife in central Washington during the 2017 archery season. It established a new state record for archery non-typical mule deer for the State of Washington. Also included in this year’s display will be five elk scoring over 400 inches and several other impressive trophies. In addition to the trophy display, official scorers will also be on hand to measure heads and antlers for consideration into the Record Book for Washington Big Game Animals. This will be the last year for entries into this upcoming 5th edition record book. Also, the 4th edition of the record book will be available to purchase at the display.
The 2020 Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will also be a place to learn and the Seminar Room at the show will host free hourly hunting and fishing seminars by the experts each day. Feature speakers include: guide, Lance Effrig on Lake Chelan kokanee and mackinaw; Gary Feil on how to use modern fish finders; guide, Jerrod Gibbons on upper Columbia chinook and sockeye; and fishing guide, Shane Magnuson will cover trolling crankbaits and jigging for walleye.
For the hunters in the crowd: from Rocky Mountain Game Calls, Cory Christman will demonstrate elk calling and Mychel Salveson will present predator calling techniques.
For the fly fishing enthusiasts, the Wenatchee Valley Flyfishers will be set up in the Fly Tying Theater and will be teaching how to tie different flies. The Flyfishers encourage anyone interested in fly fishing or who may want to get started tying their own flies to stop by their booth to learn more.
This year’s Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will be a great place to bring the kids with lots of things to see and do. They can tie up a fly at the Fly Tying Theater, enter a kids only drawing at the Sportsmen’s Warehouse booth, hang out at the Valley Marine Kids’ Korner, or go fishing at the free fishing pond, better known as “Lunker Lake,” set up inside the Town Toyota Center. Sponsored by the local Les Schwab stores and the East Wenatchee Sportsman’s Warehouse, all kids will be able to fish for free all three days at the popular kids’ fishing pond. And remember, Sunday is Kids’ Day, with reduced admissions and special drawings just for kids all day long.
The 2020 Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will offer something for the entire family to enjoy and a great place to spend part of your weekend. Show attendees will have a chance to save money on general admissions as well as being able to sign up for one of the many door prizes given away hourly all three days of the show. This year’s Grand Door Prize is a $250 gift card from the East Wenatchee Sportsman’s Warehouse.
General admission is $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 years old are admitted free all three days of the show. Friday is “Seniors’ Day” when everyone 60 and older gets into the show for

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