Spectra Productions presents the Idaho Sportsman Show, at Expo Idaho
Thurs and Friday 5-9 pm, Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

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Saturday 7:30 pm
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The Idaho Natural Resource Foundation and the Idaho Outfitters & Guides Association proudly present the 8th Annual Idaho State Championship Elk Calling Contest, Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 7:30pm
State Game Animal Forum

Friday 7:00pm
Elk Hunting, Improve Your Calling, Corey Jacobsen, Extreme Elk Magazine

Thursday 6:00- 7:30pm

State Fisheries Forum

Thursday 7:30pm

Flyfishing the Snake River- Swan Falls to Marsing-
Northwest School of Fly Fishing

Friday 6-8pm
Cliff Crochet- Bass Pro
Up The River- Large Mouth Strategies

Friday 7:00pm
Fly Fishers of Idaho in Western Town Building


Friday, February 28th
6 to 8pm, North Building

Wildlife biologists and conservation officers from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Southwest Region will be hosting an open house forum.
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Held by Gazebo Stage
Saturday at 3 and Sunday at 1
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Fishing Seminars
Seminar Title
Presented By:
Chris Adams High School Bass Nation IBFN Youth
Tom Claycomb III Flyfishing 101 Outdoor To The Core
Hank Patterson World's Best Fishing Guide Reel Recovery
Richard Mucciaccio How Do you spell Dorado? Baja Pirates
Tom Claycomb III Back Country Fly Fishing Outdoor To The Core
State Fisheries Forum Idaho Department of Fish & Game
Mike Sandifer Fly Fishing Secrets of the South Fork of the Payette River Northwest School of Fly Fishing
Pro Escobedo Columbia River Fall Chinook VIP Outdoors
Seminar Title
Presented By:
Pro Escobedo Columbia River Fall Chinook VIP Outdoors
Jameson Redding Fishing From a Kayak Alpenglow
Tom Claycomb III Flyfishing 101 Outdoor To The Core
Richard Mucciaccio How Do you spell Dorado? Baja Pirates
Fly Casting Demonstration- Held by Gazebo Stage
Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 1pm Presented by Northwest School of Fly Fishing
Hunting Seminars
Seminar Title
Presented By:
Tom Claycomb III Airguns and Small Game Hunting Outdoor To The Core
Corey Jacobsen Elk Hunting- Improving your Call Extreme Elk Magazine/ Elk 101.com
2:00 Andrew Chamberlain Ballistics Cartridge Comparison Guide
Tom Claycomb III Knife Sharpening/Choosing the Proper Knife Outdoor To The Core
  State Game Animal Forum Idaho Dept of Fish & Game
Robert Martin Big Game Archery Gem County Archery
Tom Claycomb III Bear Hunting -Spring Bear Outdoor To The Core
7:00 Karl Findling Second-hand, Alter or Repair:
Cool tips, ideas, and skills to make you think before you buy your DIY gear!
Oregon Pack Works
Seminar Title
Presented By:
Tom Claycomb III Backpacking 101 Outdoor To The Core
Karl Findling Second-hand, Alter or Repair:
Cool tips, ideas, and skills to make you think before you buy your DIY gear!
Oregon Pack Works
Andrew Chamberlain Ballistics Cartridge Comparison Guide
Ed Sweet Turkey Calling  



Corey Jacobsen

For 7-Time World Champion Elk Caller, Corey Jacobsen, there is nothing like the high-country in mid-September. Finishing in the top 5 in the Professional Division at the RMEF World Championship Elk Calling contest 14 times in the past 15 years, he has become one of the most sought-after resources for elk calling and elk hunting instruction in the nation. In 2013, Corey was also named the RMEF’s ‘Champion of Champions”. Corey recognizes that success on the stage doesn’t necessarily relate to success in the field, however, and he lives for the “real” contest that takes place in the elk woods every September. It is there, on public land, over-the-counter archery units that he has been hunting elk for over 25 years.

Corey’s passion for elk hunting also led him to create Elk101.com, a website devoted to elk hunting education, instruction, and entertainment. Elk101.com offers a wealth of elk hunting information, along with interaction with other elk hunters, elk hunting videos, and gear. In 2011, Elk101.com also launched Extreme Elk Magazine. With a foundation of elk hunting stories contributed by real, everyday elk hunters, combined with the energy and experience of a dedicated editorial staff, Extreme Elk Magazine has burst onto the scene as one of the premier hunting magazines in the nation!

Now living in Boise, Idaho, Corey and his wife, Jennifer, have three children – Isaac, Jessi, and Samuel.


Cliff Crochet

Hometown: Pierre Part, LA
Age: 30
Weigh-in Song: Geno’s Two Step - Geno Delafose
Online: CliffCrochet.com / Facebook.com/CliffCrochet
Twitter - CliffCajunBaby
Career B.A.S.S. Winnings - $302,837
Service as Deputy Sheriff - 11 years

Career Highlights:
3-Time Bassmaster Classic Qualifier
- 24th place 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series
- 10th place 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series
2006 Louisiana State Champion
2010 Rookie of the Year runner-up
- 7 career top-10 B.A.S.S. finishes
- 34 top-50 B.A.S.S. finishes
- 1 career Elite Series runner-up finish
Host of Youth Fishing Day in Louisiana

Hunting, coaching youth football
,Action Industries, K2 Coolers,
Falcon Rods, Luck E Strike, Power Pole,
Honey Bunny Baits, Humdinger, 5x3 Nation,
Bill Lewis Lures, Biobor EB




Tom Claycomb III

Tom writes a weekly article for Bass Pro Shop and has Outdoor columns in newspapers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, and Louisiana and freelances for numerous other magazines, newspapers and websites. Writes for Havalon Knives, bowhunter.net, bowhunter.com, Western Whitetail Hunter and Hunt Alaska Magazine. He teaches 60 seminars/yr. and is on Prostaff for numerous companies and has tested products for hundreds of outdoor companies and has works available on Amazon Kindle. He likes pretty much anything outdoor wise and has killed numerous world record animals (6 years before they reached that status).    



Pro Escobedo

Columbia River Salmon Fishing

Bio: Born and raised in Nyssa OR 32 years old

Graduated from Western Oregon University

Back story: Being raised in an area where many different species of fish were available, I would always dream of catching big bright salmon and steelhead. After completing my degree at Western Oregon I began to pursue that childhood dream. Before I knew it I was living my dream here in Western Oregon. I predominately fish the Columbia and Willamette River where I believe I have narrowed down the best times of year to fish with the best techniques. My goal as a guide is not only to provide the best experience to all customers of all experience levels, but to teach others the techniques I have developed as a professional angler.


Karl Findling

Karl is the co-owner of Oregon Pack Works, a newly launched back pack and binocular harness company, based in Bend, Oregon. Karl’s primary career is a professional fire captain, and has been in the EMS, Structural, and Wild land fire-field for thirty years--starting out as a volunteer in his home town, Ontario, Oregon.

Karl started his hunting lifestyle at a young age following his father, a back country hunter who loved chasing deer and Upland birds. Karl took his first buck at age twelve while learning hunting ethics and techniques from his only brother-in-law, Bob. Those early trips supplied Karl’s formative years with the experience and mentoring needed to create an advocate of the wilderness. Each trip traveled just a bit further into the areas without roads, thus a back country way-of-life was created.

By seventeen, his first true back country experience resulted in one of the biggest bucks he’s shared in taking with a rifle, but with a memorable “stay outdoors all night, without a coat,” kind-of-story. Many of these “Oops” moments have resulted in many colorful stories of mostly “how not to do it!” Karl’s hope is to give you at least one take-home-lesson or tip.

Having “learned” from others’ mistakes, Karl has had no problem thinking he had “learned it all” from all those magazines we used to read. Now that he’s compiled thirty years of “miss-adventure’s,” Karl hopes his DIY “tips and how-to’s,” help those new to the back country, and possibly add something to the mix for that back country guy that, “knows it all.”

Karl has hiked and float-hunted for deer, elk, Caribou and traveled many miles by foot to find desert mule deer, and high country elk. While hunting Chukars is his passion, big game hunts are what carry him from season to season.

These days getting out for his passion, Chukar hunting or back country deer and elk is a challenge with two young girls at home and two jobs. But doing so just adds to the richness of each trip, and he hopes to offer the “ammo to go forth” with practical advice in order to “experience the things I have that have made my soul richer, and made me a stronger person.”

Thanks for your attendance.



Jameson Redding
James grew up fishing and hunting in the foothills of NC, but later moved to the Florida Gulf Coast. His passion for fishing really began to take shape and he spent the next 7 years learning how to catch reds and trout on the flats. He now fishes the IFA Kayak Tour, which is a branch of the popular Redfish Tour that takes him to every state along the east coast and Gulf Coast from South Carolina to Louisiana. Jameson is also working full time producing kayak fishing media and over just the past year has traveled and fished Northern California to Southern California, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and most of the State of Florida including the Keys. He has been fortunate enough to land many different species from his kayak such as Ling Cod, Calico Bass, Rooster Fish, Bull Redfish, and even a Wahoo off the coast of Pensacola. When not on the water or on the road he can be found working at the Winston Salem Great Outdoor Provision Co. in NC.
• Fished two full seasons in the IFA Kayak Tour Fishing 4th at the 2012 National Championship. • Worked with NCKFA (North Carolina Kayak Fishing Association) Teaching kayak fishing seminars. • Host of New series for YakAngler.com



Robert Martin-

Bionic-Archer Innovations

Has archery hunted for 30 plus years.

Archery bivy hunting for 25 plus years. (bivy hunting is carrying you camp on you back in road less areas)

Pro-Staff for multiple archery companies in the hunting side & professional target archery.

Has worked in the hunting industry as an international & domestic sales manager for 8 plus years.

I have conducted numerous archery & hunting seminars.

nick bishop Nick Bishop
Nick has been fly fishing since he was 14 and especially enjoys Stillwater fishing. He has extensive knowledge of the waters in southern and eastern Idaho, Montana and Utah. Nick is semi retired and lives in Boise. Nick will lead the team from Fly Fishers of Idaho in a presentation " Stillwater Fly Fishing", boats, gear, where to go and techniques. His presentation is Friday, Feb. 28th at 7:30 pm.