January 13 - 15, 2023 NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC

2023 Show Highlights

Tackle, Tackle & More Tackle

Time to RESTOCK from the winter

Over 100 retail and specialty tackle shops will have truckloads of product stocked and discounted…. ready to get your season off to a great start. All the brands your looking for plus some secret “Weapons” that could give you just the edge your needing over your fishing partner. Many manufacture reps and pro-staffers will be on hand to help with techniques to make the most of your tackle. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or share comments. These guys LOVE to talk fishing.  

Tackle, Tackle & More Tackle

Largest Fishing Boat Showcase You'll See Anywhere this Year

Over 20 Regional Marine dealers are on board this year to showcase the latest the industry has to offer. The entire Jim Graham Building is dedicated to Fishing Boats & Marine products creating the Largest Multi-Dealer Fishing Boat display North Carolina will see this year.  HUGE discounts on 2023 fishing boats. Everything from aluminum jon boats to the Off Shore “Fishing Machine”.  Check here for a complete listing of Participating Marine Dealers.

GET ON BOARD. LIFE IS ALWAYS BETTER WITH A BOAT.

Everybody Loves FREE STUFF !

Be sure to try your luck at this year’s “TOUCH A PRIZE FISHING STATION” with a chance of winning free Trout Fishing, Free Tackle from our Vendors , Fishing Expo T-Shirts, JB Custom Rods or

$10,000 CASH. 

You will also be entered into our hourly door prizes with a chance to win over 100 gifts to be given away over the weekend. 

(No purchase necessary. To be entered into hourly door prizes you must enter at Touch A Prize Kiosk) 

Keep’em or Release’em

What’s more FUN & EXCITING than watching a child catch a fish. Whether it’s the first time or the umpteenth time…. the magic never goes away when the rod starting bending. The Mountain Trout Pond Simulator returns this year with more fun for the young and young at heart…. farm raised rainbow and brown trout ranging from 1/2 lb to up to 3 lbs are ready for rod bending action.  Keep’em or Release’em.  Just to make it a little more exciting,  we’ve tagged a few dozen of them and if caught… the angler will receive a limited edition Fishing Expo T-shirt.  

(Fee charged to fish. Limit of 2 fish if kept. Tagged fish must be released)

Bass Tub of Oklahoma

Listening to the pros talk about their secrets is one thing….but seeing them in action is always another. Bass Tubs of Oklahoma returns as the backdrop to all of the bass fishing seminars for the weekend. This 4,000 gallon simulation tank will be stocked with large mouth bass and will allow you to see the lures and techniques in action that makes these guys so successful. Presented by Adam Hinkle  & Bass Tubs of Oklahoma.