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Hard Water Expo

Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo

November 16-18, 2018

Presented by Clam Outdoors

Join us this weekend at the National Sports Center.

The Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo is happening at the National Sports Center in Blaine! Check out the latest gear for 2019 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

Current Weather

2018 Expo Hours

  • Fri, Nov. 16: 2–8 p.m.
  • Sat, Nov. 17: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Sun, Nov. 18: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

2018 Ice Team Pro seminar schedule

All seminars will be held in the Welcome Center.

Friday, Nov. 16
3 pm - Pat Rodger - Bait Presentations
4 pm - Adam Griffith - Finding Fish by GPS and Underwater Camera
5 pm - Pro Panel - Q&A Session with Ice Team Pros
6 pm - Chris Granrud - Ice Fishing Master Course

Saturday, Nov. 17
11 am - Jeff Andersen - Top MN Walleye Lakes and How to Attack Them
12 Noon - Jason Durham - Intro to Ice Fishing
1 pm - Pat Kalmerton - Usage and Functionality of Tip-Ups
2 pm - Mike Rodger - Being More Successful on Ice
3 pm - Pro Panel - Q&A Session with Ice Team Pros
4 pm - Mike Raetz - Metro Panfish in the Weeds

Sunday, Nov. 18
11 am - Shelly Holland - Tips and Tricks for Mapping
12 Noon - Pro Panel - Q&A Session with Ice Team Pros

2018 Admission Prices

  • Adult: $10
  • Youth (12-17 years): $7
  • 11 and under: free
  • Discounts available on Sunday, November 18
    • 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 Danielle 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 Danielle Seraphine.

Click here to be taken to the Vendor Information page.