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Hard Water Expo

Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo

November 17-19, 2023


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 17 4:00pm Mike Rodger Today's Technology
5:00pm Scott Merwin/ Jeremy Colsen Breaking Down New Lakes Efficiently as a Team
6:00pm Chris Granlund Ice Fishing Masters Course for Monster Fish
Saturday, November 18 11:00am Jim & Maris Stevenson Wheelhouse Tips and Tricks
12:00pm Junior Ice Team Q&A with Junior Ice Team Pros
1:00pm Mike Raetz Spoon-Fed Panfish
2:00pm Scott Seibert Lake Trout Tips and Rigging
3:00pm Gage Griffin Shallow Water Jumbo Perch

2023 Hard Water Expo Parking Guide

Expo Hours

  • Friday, November 17th: 2 pm – 8 pm
  • Saturday, November 18th: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday, November 19th: 9 am – 3 pm

Admission Prices

  • Adult: $12
  • Youth (12-17 years): $7
  • 11 and under: free
  • Military and Veteran (with ID): $5
  •  65+ Seniors (with ID): $5
  • Weekend Pass $33


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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 Tori Everson
Email:   Phone: 763.785.5662

Click here to be taken to the Vendor Information page.