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Thurs and Friday 5-9 pm, Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
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HUNTING
FISHING
COOKING
 
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 1, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
 

Thursday 7:00pm
Future of Big Horn Sheep in Idaho, Presented By Idaho Wild Sheep Foundation


Friday 7:00pm
Hunting the Herd Bull, Corey Jacobsen, Extreme Elk Magazine/ Elk 101.com
 

Thursday 7:30pm

Where to Fly Fish in Idaho- Northwest School of Fly Fishing


Friday 7:30pm
Stillwater Fly Fishing, Presented by Nick Bishop of 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
       
Saturday
Speaker
Seminar Title
Presented By:
12:30
Dave Langston South East Idaho Fishing secrets American Predator TV Show
1:30
Tom Claycomb III Flyfishing 101 Outdoor To The Core
2:30
Ed Anderson Fishing From a Kayak Alpenglow
3:30
Pro Escobedo Columbia River Fall Chinook VIP Outdoors
4:30
Tom Claycomb III Flyfishing 101 Outdoor To The Core
5:30
Michael Bantam Fly Fishing for Steelhead with double-handed rods and single-handed rods Dreamcast/Fly Fishers of Idaho
6:30
Mike Sandifer Fly Fishing Secrets of the South Fork of the Boise River Northwest School of Fly Fishing
     
Sunday
Speaker
Seminar Title
Presented By:
12:30
Dave Langston South East Idaho Fishing secrets American Predator TV Show
1:30
Tom Claycomb III Flyfishing 101 Outdoor To The Core
2:30
Ed Anderson Fishing From a Kayak Alpenglow
3:30
Pro Escobedo Columbia River Fall Chinook VIP Outdoors
Fly Casting Demonstration- Held by Gazebo Stage
Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 1pm Presented by Northwest School of Fly Fishing
 
Hunting Seminars
Saturday
Speaker
Seminar Title
Presented By:
12:00
Tom Claycomb III Backpacking 101 Outdoor To The Core
1:00
Corey Jacobsen Hunting the Herd Bull (Elk) Extreme Elk Magazine/ Elk 101.com
2:00
Dave Langston DIY Hunting and Fishing Videos American Predator TV Show
3:00
Tom Claycomb III Knife Sharpening/Choosing the Proper Knife Outdoor To The Core
4:00
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
5:00
T.J. Hofhines Intro to Archery Dead On Archery
6:00
Tom Claycomb III Bear Hunting -Spring Bear Outdoor To The Core
     
Sunday
Speaker
Seminar Title
Presented By:
12:00
Tom Claycomb III Backpacking 101 Outdoor To The Core
1:00
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
2:00
Dave Langston DIY Hunting and Fishing Videos American Predator TV Show
3:00
Tom Claycomb III Knife Sharpening/Choosing the Proper Knife Outdoor To The Core
     

Kids Archery Shoot - Presented by Nampa Bow Chiefs

Held Saturday Noon-5

Meet at the Nampa Bow Chiefs Booth at 11:45

 
Fish and Game Seminar Info – 6 to 8pm, Friday, February 28th

Wildlife biologists and conservation officers from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Southwest Region will be hosting an open house forum.

Topics of discussion:
At the top of both hours (6:00pm and 7:00pm), Fish and Game staff will provide a short presentation regarding the recently implemented Elk Management Plan. This plan, just approved by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, will guide elk management for the next decade.

Following the elk plan presentation, the spotlight will focus on the 2014 Big Game Hunting Season, specifically those changes proposed for the 2014 season. Fish and Game staff will be explaining the proposals and soliciting feedback from the public on each proposal.

If time allows, the remaining portion of each hour will be used to answer general wildlife questions from the public.
 
Cooking Seminars
Day/Time
Speaker
Seminar Title
Presented By:
Thurs 6 CeeDub Dutch Oven- Getting Started CeeDubs
Fri 6 CeeDub Dutch Oven- Quick & Easy CeeDubs
Sat 12 CeeDub Dutch Oven- Getting Started CeeDubs
Sat 2 CeeDub All About Salmon CeeDubs
Sat 4 CeeDub Dutch Oven- Quick & Easy CeeDubs
Sun 12:30 CeeDub Dutch Oven- All About Salmon CeeDubs
Sun 3
CeeDub Dutch Oven- Breads & Desserts CeeDubs

Bios

 

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.

 

 

 

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).    

Ed Anderson

Ed is a two-year member of the Jackson Kayak hunting and fishing team, Ed owns and operates the No Business Lodge, a small private Lodge on the North Fork of the Payette south of McCall, Idaho. Using the unique fishing and hunting platform, most of Valley County's fisheries and secret hunting spots become immediately accessible. Additionally, Ed is a professional artist using the Idaho outdoors as his inspiration. His sales calls often take him near classic fly fishing waters where many guides are starting to realize some of the advantages of his Coosa.



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.

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Michael Bantam
Michael Bantam began swinging steelhead flies in 1997 with a single handed fly rod. In 2000 he made the transition into the two-handed casting techniques called "Casting the Spey". Michael owns and operates DreamCastIdaho.com, a Fly Fishing and Casting School and On-Line fly shop located in Boise, Idaho. Michael is a International Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor and President of the IFFF "Western Rocky Mountain Council". Whether you're fishing Single-Hand or Two-Handed techniques, Michaels experience and demos are sure to help. Come see his presentation "Dancing the Steelhead Three Step" on Saturday, March 1 st at 5:30 pm

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.

www.oregonpackworks.com

   
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.
   


  CeeDub
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  Butch "CeeDub" Welch is a nationally known and locally grown Dutch Oven Pro. Check out his seminars for some informative and fun cooking demonstrations utilizing his Dutch ovens.