Enter at the show to win RAVE Sports Tirade II Towable tube, presented by At The Lake Distributing! It features two deep 39″ (99cm) long oversized cockpits for a low center of gravity and stability, Neoprene covered headrests, and inflatable floors for rider comfort.
PLUS: We'll also draw a winner for 2 Seadoo rentals from Long Island Marina! Valid Monday-Friday, full day rental, valued at approx. $480.00.
Watch our social media pages for prizes from Freedom Boat Club of Ottawa, Brown's Marina, Long Island Marina, and Constance Bay Rentals!
Join us at the fishing stage at the show for tips and tricks from the experts! Meet our speakers below (schedule coming soon):
This year's Pro Staff stage will be once again hosted by "Big" Jim McLaughlin!
“Big” Jim, as he is affectionately known, has been an integral part of the Canadian sport fishing scene for over 35 years. Having first gained notoriety as a tournament angler, he was vaulted into the sport fishing spotlight with two CFT Canadian Classics along with a slew of tournament victories numbering 29 to his credit. Following his tournament success, “Big” Jim formed what has become Canada’s largest free fishing publication of 25 years – JUST FISHING. He holds the Rick Amsbury Hall of Fame Award presented by the Canadian Sportfishing Hall of Fame, and is in the Angler division of the Canadian Sportfishing Hall of Fame.
David Chong is one of Canada’s most recognizable and successful competitive tournament anglers. He is a multi-species angler who has won numerous bass, pike, crappie and perch tournaments, “Angler of Year” titles, “Team of the Year” titles and Classic titles. In 2018, David represented Canada with pride at both the Pan American Bass Championships and the XIV Black Bass World Championships! A highly sought after seminar presenter, David enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of fishing and competitive angling with inquiring anglers, young and old. He is a dedicated advocate of accessible affordable angling for all! David is also the organizer and host of the annual “Catch a Dream!” Kids Fishing Derby held each year for disadvantaged kids. His passion about introducing new anglers of all ages to the wonderful sport of fishing especially kids is clearly evident in his actions!
Cara Carmichael grew up in the Ottawa Valley, spending a great deal of time targeting many of its surrounding rivers and lakes. She is a competitive tournament Bass Angler, and has also become a crowd pleasing speaker in the fishing industry. Cara will be demonstrating a selection of Bass fishing techniques that can help Anglers of all levels catch Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass in numbers, together with providing the know how on matching these techniques with the proper rod and reel selections.
Avid multi species fisherman. Love tournament fishing. Former Renegade classic and team of the year champion.
Fish pond and casting demonstrations!
New to the show this year, there will be areas for kids' fishing activties along with a demonstration area to learn all about the art of casting! Be sure to stop by to get your fishing fix at the show.
Boating Seminar Stage
Get out on the water this year armed with all the tips & tricks you need to make this your BEST season ever! Stop by the boating stage for seminars with experts from across the region.
Schedule and speakers coming soon!