Lake of the Woods Tourism at Sioux Falls Sportsmen’s Show This Weekend

2019 Sportsmen's Show_Sioux FallsIf you are in the Sioux Falls region this weekend, it is that time of the year again. The 52nd Annual Sioux Falls Sportsmen’s Show is taking place at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center Thursday – Sunday, March 7-10.  Boats, hunting, travel, outfitters, outdoor seminars, fishing tackle and more will be represented.

Sioux Falls Arena and Convention centerInside Sioux Falls sportshow


Check out seminars on walleye fishing with Joe Henry.  March is a time to look forward to the open water and the Sioux Falls Sportsmen’s Show is loaded with info.  With the excitement of looking ahead is getting better at fishing, and in this case, walleye fishing.  Joe Henry of Lake of the Woods Tourism has put together some popular seminar topics this year.  The first is Crawler Harnesses A – Z.  Henry breaks apart one of the most successful ways of catching walleyes regardless of where you fish.  Harnesses can be used with minnows, leeches, crawlers or even plastic baits.  They can be fished shallow or deep, in lakes and rivers, in clear or stained water.  Henry shares the tips and tricks learned throughout a lifetime on the water.

The second topic is Top Strategies for Walleye Success.  In this seminar, Joe Henry discusses three top tactics to catch walleyes but more importantly, the nuances behind the technique that can be the difference between getting bit and not getting bit.

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 for four people.  Grab a new Visitor’s Guide loaded with resort and lodging opportunities, open water and ice fishing outfitters and basic info about Lake of the Woods.  Swing by the Lake of the Woods Tourism booth.  Lake of the Woods sportshow booth (2)Joe 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 and check out the Sioux Falls Sportsmen’s Show!


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