Sportsmen's Show Returns to Saint Paul RiverCentre Jan. 12-15
The best of the great outdoors can be found at the 47th annual Minnesota Sportsmen's Boat, Camping and Vacation Show, coming to Saint Paul RiverCentre, Thursday through Sunday, January 12 - 15, 2016. The event is sponsored by Mauer Chevrolet.
Hundreds of exhibits feature a wide variety of new model boats, RVs of all sizes, motors, docks, marine electronics, fishing gear, hunting and camping equipment. Representatives from lodges, resorts, campgrounds and outfitters will help with plans for vacations, fishing and hunting trips.
Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel returns after several years' absence. This famous little critter shows off her skills while her handler Lou Ann Best shares water safety tips. Other features include Fur-Ever Wild, including live wolves, cougars, foxes and more, as well as Steve Porter's Trophy Whitetail, with three magnificent live bucks on display.
Seminar headliners at this year's show include Fishing Hall of Fame member Dave Csanda on Thursday and Friday, and walleye pro Tommy Skarlis on Saturday and Sunday. Outdoor writer Todd Amenrud shares his hunting advice every day. Dog trainer Mike Wieben also appears daily, sharing tips on shed antler hunting. The Kids' Fishing School, on Saturday and Sunday, is hosted by outdoorsman and TV personality Ron Schara.