Obedience Basics & Introducing the Electric Collar
Carrie Bush, Ambush Kennels
Obedience; For basic puppy training to guaranteed off-leash control with electronics. This is for people who want to learn more about their dogs’ potential for learning on AND off-leash. Come and be taught in an informal setting and feel free to ask questions at any time! This is not a show; this is to help you, help your dog to learn. Join Us!!
March 11th: 2:30– 3:30pm States Room
March 12th: 3:15– 4:15pm Norsk Room
Kayaking 101- Getting Started and Great Trips
Missouri River Kayak Rentals
North Dakota rivers and lakes are a perfect way to begin your Kayaking Hobby! Sandy of Missouri River Kayak Rentals has all of the details to get you ready for your first trip and what gear to buy or rent.
March 12th: 3:30– 4:30pm States Room
March 13th: 3:30– 4:30pm States Room
Which Motorcycle is Right For You?
Magic City Harley Davidson
Life on two wheels is a great one! Join us for this session to learn about each type of motorcycle and why each model is built for different riders.
March 11th: 12:00– 1:00pm Norsk Room
March 12th: 12:30– 1:30pm States Room
March 13th: 12:30– 1:30pm Norsk Room
Retriever Training Tips
This seminar gives you the inside track to 40 years of gun dog training experience. We’ll talk about obedience, hand signals and working on water retrieval and live birds.
March 11th: 12:30– 1:30pm States Room
March 12th: 10:30– 11:30am Norsk Room
March 13th: 12:00– 1:00pm States Room
Mark Sandness, Capital City Sporting Clays
This seminar is about everything from fitting your shotgun to tips on breaking more birds on the range and harvesting more birds in the field. All levels of shooters will get something out of this hour long seminar with 5-time NSCA Champion and NSCA Level 3 Instructor, Mark Sandness.
Mark Sandness is the owner and operator of North Dakota’s premier sporting clay facility. He’s been teaching the casual and competitive shooters in the tri-state area for more than ten years.
March 11th: 4:30– 5:30pm States Room
March 12th: 1:30– 2:30pm States Room
Hawg Trough LIVE Fishing Demonstrations
The Hawg Trough Fishing Pros
This live demonstration gets you as close to the lake without going outside! See how the fish react to angling techniques, lures, bait and more in the 4,000+ gallon tank in Heritage Hall.
March 11th: 1:00– 2:00pm Heritage Hall
March 12th: 10:30am– 11:15am & 3:00pm- 3:45pm Heritage Hall
March 13th: 12:00pm– 12:45pm & 3:00pm- 3:45pm Heritage Hall
Modern Day Marine Electronics
Johnnie Candle, Professional Angler and Guide
Professional Angler, Johnnie Candle will help you discover all of the new advancements to marine electronics. With the tips and best practices you’ll be on fish with the help of electronics in your first time out this summer!
March 11th: 2:00– 3:00pm Executive Room
March 12th: 2:00pm– 3:00pm Executive Room
Bring Your Own Humminbird - Technology Seminar
Johnnie Candle, Professional Angler and Guide
Do you have the latest software updates? Need help drilling down through the menus? Which options best suit the lake fisherman? Bring your own Humminbird and we’ll go through the feature-rich technology and make sense of the buttons, menus and settings.
The seminar room will be equipped with power sources for 25 units. Get there early for your spot!
Don’t have one of your own? Come anyway and learn next to others or attend the Modern Day Marine Technology Seminar. Check the seminar schedule for Modern Day Marine Technology times.
March 12th: 3:30– 4:30pm Executive Room
March 13th: 2:00pm– 3:00pm Executive Room
LIVE Birds of Prey!
Black Hills Raptor Center
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Black Hills Raptor Center is back to share the stories of their flighty friends. You’ll learn the lesser known facts and learn from the region’s top falconry experts and meet five celebrity birds.
March 11th: 2:00– 3:00pm & 5:00 – 6:00pm Norsk Room
March 12th: 12:00pm– 1:00pm & 2:00pm- 3:00pm & 4:30pm- 5:30pm Norsk Room
March 13th: 11:30am– 12:30pm & 2:00pm- 3:00pm Norsk Room
Fishing Seminar JUST FOR KIDS!
North Dakota Anglers - Matt Liebel & Zach Axtman
Bring your little angler for this seminar just for kids! Matt and Zach have put together all of the tips to make fishing safe, fun and a lifetime hobby. Parents are welcome to join too!
The first 25 participants are getting their very own fishing pole thanks to the National Professional Anglers Association!
March 11th: 4:00– 5:00pm States Room
March 12th: 11:00am– 12:00pm States Room
LIVE Decoy Carving Demonstration
Go inside the make-shift carving room with Rick Whittier, master carver at Whittier Decoys. You’ll see the decoy come to life from its humble block-of-wood beginnings.
March 11th: 6:00– 7:00pm Assembly Room
March 12th: 11:00am– 12:00pm & 3:00pm – 4:00pm Assembly Room
March 13th: 11:00am– 12:00pm & 3:00pm – 4:00pm Assembly Room
Feeding North Dakota Wildlife
North Country Merchantile
March 11th: 1:30– 2:30pm States Room
March 13th: 1:00pm– 2:00pm States Room
Sakakawea Walleye Seasons & Specifics for 2016
Matt Liebel - Liebel's Guide Service
March 11th: 5:30– 6:30pm States Room
March 12th: 1:00– 2:00pm States Room