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Hard Water Expo

Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo

November 18-20, 2022

 Registration Now Open!

The Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo is at the National Sports Center in Blaine! Check out the latest gear and get unbelievable deals - direct from the manufacturers.

Stick around for great pro seminars, learn tips and tricks and catch more fish this winter. All the biggest Clam Ice Fishing Pros will be on site during the show. Bring the whole family - fun for kids and adults. You won't want to miss this!


Expo highlights

  • Huge collection of shelters and wheelhouses
  • Seminars and appearance from Ice Team Pros
  • Kids trout fishing pond
  • Check out the industries' latest gear including augers, tackle, rods, reels, sleds, trailers, finders and electronics
  • Environmental education
  • Guides and resort destinations
  • Product demonstrations
  • Free parking

Hardwater Expo Seminar Schedule

Friday, November 18 4:00pm Mike Rodger What it Takes to Bring More Fish Topside
5:00pm Scott Merwin Ice Fishing Using New Technology
6:00pm Chris Granrud Ice Fishing Masters Course: Volume 2
Saturday, November 19 11:00am Jim & Maria Stevenson Ice Fishing Tips for Wheel Houses
12:00pm Junior Ice Team Q&A with Junior Ice team Pros
1:00pm Jason Durham A Guides Tricks for Tricky Fish
2:00pm Scott Seibert Rigging Your Snow Machine for Ice Fishing
3:00pm Shelly Holland Basecamp Ice Fishing
4:00pm Mike Raetz Panfish in the Weeds

Expo Hours

  • Fri: 2–8 p.m.
  • Sat: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Sun: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Admission Prices

  • Adult: $12
  • Youth (12-17 years): $7
  • 11 and under: free
  • Discounts available on Sunday
    • Military and Veteran (with ID): $5
    •  65+ Seniors (with ID): $5


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Vendor information

Vendor packets, wristbands and detailed information are at your booth space. Check in at the Sport Expo Center building with Mike or Megan if you have any questions. Thank you for being a vendor, and we look forward to seeing you this weekend.

Contact our Sales Manager Mike Brodzinski.
Email:  Phone: 763.286.2647

Contact our Registrar Megan Hespen. 
Email:   Phone: 763.717.3233

Click here to be taken to the Vendor Information page.