Sioux Falls Sportsmen’s Show this Weekend!

If you are in the Sioux Falls region this weekend, it is that time of the year again. The 51st Annual Sioux Empire Sportsmen’s Show is taking place at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center Thursday – Sunday, March 9-12.  Boats, hunting, travel, outfitters, outdoor seminars, fishing tackle and more will be represented.

Sioux Falls Arena and Convention centerInside Sioux Falls sportshow


Check out Thursday and Friday seminars on walleye fishing with Joe Henry.  The topics are Crawler Harnesses for Walleye Success and Back to the Basics for Walleyes.

Stop by and pick up a Visitor’s Guide and enter to win a fishing trip!

We will have the Lake of the Woods Tourism booth set up and will be talking everything Lake of the Woods.  Stop by and enter to win a 3 night, 2 day fishing trip, pick up our new Visitor’s Guide or simply say hello to Joe Henry of Lake of the Woods Tourism.

Lake of the Woods sportshow booth (2)Ballard's_Trip_Giveaway_Poster_2017Joe Henry, Rainy River Walleye, 2016 (2)

Let’s talk Lake of the Woods!  

Current Ice Fishing report around the Lake.  What are current ice conditions?  What is the current ice fishing report?  How long does ice fishing last?  What are they biting on? where to catch monster March pike, how is the crappie bite out of the NW Angle

Upcoming Rainy River Walleye Fishing.  Is there open water on the river now?  Where should we fish?  What should we use?  How long does walleye season last?  What accesses are on the Rainy River?

Sturgeon Fishing.  How long does the season last?   What kind of setup should I use?  What is a sturgeon rig?  What part of the river do sturgeon live?  What is slot during keep season?

Resorts, Hotels, Outfitters and Guides.   Where should I stay based on our group and what we want to do?  Where can I find a list of resorts with amenity chart?  Are there deals?  What resorts offer full service guides?  What kind of boats are used on different parts of the lake?

If you happen to be in or around the Sioux Falls area this weekend, swing on by!



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