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2020 Seattle Boat Show Fishing, Crabbing Seminar Schedule Set

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SEATTLE BOAT SHOW

The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is known far and wide for the quantity, quality and variety of its free boating and fishing seminars. For the 2020 show, there will be more than 200 free seminars on everything from diesel engine and electrical troubleshooting to cruising in Croatia, plus  advanced seminars for a fee through Boat Show University.

On the fishing and crabbing stage there will be 77 fishing seminars by the Northwest’s top-notch fishing experts. Whether it’s downrigger trolling techniques, using electronics to target trophy fish or learning about tuna fishing on the Washington Coast, the Seattle Boat Show is the place to be, Friday Jan. 24 through Saturday Feb. 1, 2020.

DEL STEPHENS WILL LEAD TWO SEMINARS ON ALBACORE TUNA FISHING OFF THE NORTHWEST COAST AT THE UPCOMING SEATTLE BOAT SHOW. (JOHN BEATH)

New presenters and topics for 2020 include:

  • Leland Miyawaki, well known for his fly the “Miyawaki Beach Popper, will give an in-depth seminar on saltwater fly-fishing for coastal cutthroat trout and salmon in Puget Sound.
  • Aaron Peterson, owner of Peterson’s  Northwest Guide Service,  will offer his knowledge of mid-Columbia River fisheries.
  • Chris Long, owner of Jolly Mon Charters in Anacortes, will give his perspective on fisheries in the San Juan Islands.
  • Del Stephens, also known as Tuna Dog by many and chairman of  the Oregon Tuna Classic for the past 15 years, will offer his in-depth knowledge of tournament and offshore fishing for albacore tuna.
  • Larry Philips, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 6 Director, will  host two seminars on coastal tuna, salmon and bottomfish fisheries. He and staff members will also host a Q&A session on all things fishing/hunting, killer whale issues, salmon season setting issues, licensing, the WDFW budget and more.
  • Highlights of returning presenters with new topics  include Tommy Donlin who will not only cover tuna, but provide insights on king salmon, lingcod and halibut fishing off the coast, and Austin Moser, owner of Austin’s Northwest Adventures, providing tips for successful fishing at Columbia River’s Buoy 10.

All seminars take place at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The complete schedule of seminars can be found at www.SeattleBoatShow.com/seminars. It is searchable by type, topic, date, stage and key word, making it easy for attendees to research and plan their show visits. For those attending seminars on two or more days, a 9-day pass for $30 offers the best ticketing value.

Friday, January 24th
12:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing Curriculum Tom Nelson Stage #3 North Hall
1:00 PM Coastal Tuna, Salmon and Bottomfish Fisheries and More Larry Phillips Stage #3 North Hall
2:00 PM Successful Puget Sound Shrimping Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Bring Your Boat for Fantastic Fishing in Central Washington Dave Graybill Stage #3 North Hall
3:00 PM Downrigger Trolling Tactics Kent Alger Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Columbia River fall king fishing above Bonneville Dam Aaron Peterson Stage #3 North Hall
4:00 PM Using Electronics to Target Trophy Fish in Pacific Northwest Mike Surdyk Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Keith Robbins Stage #3 North Hall
5:00 PM Trolling for Salmon Downrigger Techniques Chris Long Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Anyone Can Catch a Tuna Tommy Donlin Stage #3 North Hall
Saturday, January 25th
11:00 AM Using Electronics to Target Trophy Fish in Pacific Northwest Mike Surdyk Stage #3 North Hall
12:00 PM Saltwater Structure Strategies Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
12:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Live Bait Tuna Success Tommy Donlin Stage #3 North Hall
1:00 PM Downrigger Trolling Tactics Kent Alger Stage #1 North Hall
1:00 PM Bring Your Boat for Fantastic Fishing in Central Washington Dave Graybill Stage #3 North Hall
2:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Keith Robbins Stage #3 North Hall
3:00 PM Fly-Fishing Puget Sound with a Dry Fly Leland Miyawaki Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM WDFW Q&A Session on Fishing, Hunting, Killer Whales and More Larry Phillips Stage #3 North Hall
4:00 PM Winter Blackmouth Fishing in Puget Sound Nick Kester Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Trolling the Columbia River Gorge for fall kings Aaron Peterson Stage #3 North Hall
5:00 PM Bring Your Boat for Fantastic Fishing in Central Washington Dave Graybill Stage #1 North Hall
Sunday, January 26th
11:00 AM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Part I Keith Robbins Stage #3 North Hall
12:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Part II Keith Robbins Stage #3 North Hall
1:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
1:00 PM Using Electronics to Target Trophy Fish in Pacific Northwest Mike Surdyk Stage #3 North Hall
2:00 PM Coastal Tuna, Salmon and Bottomfish Fisheries and More Larry Phillips Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Downrigger Trolling Tactics Kent Alger Stage #3 North Hall
3:00 PM Hunting for Halibut and Lingcod Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Nick Kester Stage #3 North Hall
4:00 PM Triple Threat Salmon Angling Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Trolling for Salmon in San Juan Islands Chris Long Stage #3 North Hall
5:00 PM Bring Your Boat for Fantastic Fishing in Central Washington Dave Graybill Stage #1 North Hall
Monday, January 27th
2:00 PM Successful Puget Sound Shrimping Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Keith Robbins Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Saltwater Structure Strategies Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Columbia River’s Buoy 10 Tactics for Success on Coho, Chinook and More Austin Moser Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Trolling for Salmon in San Juan Islands Chris Long Stage #1 North Hall
Tuesday, January 28th
2:00 PM Columbia River Springers in Your Boat! Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Columbia River’s Buoy 10 Tactics for Success on Coho, Chinook and More Austin Moser Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Chasing Coastal King Salmon Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Chris Long Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Using Electronics to Target Trophy Fish in Pacific Northwest Mike Surdyk Stage #1 North Hall
Wednesday, January 29th
2:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing Curriculum Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Columbia River’s Buoy 10 Tactics for Success on Coho, Chinook and More Austin Moser Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Successful Puget Sound Shrimping Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Keith Robbins Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Kayak Fishing the Pacific Northwest Brad Hole Stage #1 North Hall
Wednesday, January 29th
7:00 PM Trolling for Salmon Downrigger Techniques Chris Long Stage #1 North Hall
Thursday, January 30th
2:00 PM Using New Technology to Find and Catch Tuna Del Stephens Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Triple Threat Salmon Angling Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Downrigger Trolling Tactics Kent Alger Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Fly-Fishing Puget Sound with a Dry Fly Leland Miyawaki Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Kayak Fishing the Pacific Northwest Brad Hole Stage #1 North Hall
Friday, January 31st
12:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing Curriculum Tom Nelson Stage #3 North Hall
1:00 PM Columbia River fall king fishing above Bonneville Dam Aaron Peterson Stage #3 North Hall
2:00 PM Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook Tom Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Using Electronics to Target Trophy Fish in Pacific Northwest Mike Surdyk Stage #3 North Hall
3:00 PM Downrigger Trolling Tactics Kent Alger Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Fly-Fishing Puget Sound with a Dry Fly Leland Miyawaki Stage #3 North Hall
4:00 PM Hunting for Halibut and Lingcod Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Early Season Resident Coho Salmon Fishing in Puget Sound Nick Kester Stage #3 North Hall
5:00 PM Catching Winter Blackmouth, How, When & Where John Keizer Stage #1 North Hall
Saturday, February 1st
11:00 AM Using Electronics to Target Trophy Fish in Pacific Northwest Mike Surdyk Stage #3 North Hall
12:00 PM Catching Winter Blackmouth, How, When & Where John Keizer Stage #1 North Hall
12:00 PM Downrigger Trolling Tactics Kent Alger Stage #3 North Hall
1:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Live Bait Tuna Success Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
1:00 PM Trolling the Columbia River Gorge for fall kings Aaron Peterson Stage #3 North Hall
2:00 PM How to Maximize your Marine Electronics to Locate Fish John Keizer Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Early Season Resident Coho Salmon Fishing in Puget Sound Nick Kester Stage #3 North Hall
3:00 PM Fly-Fishing Puget Sound with a Dry Fly Leland Miyawaki Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Downrigger Salmon Fishing the Ocean and Puget Sound John Keizer Stage #3 North Hall
4:00 PM Albacore Tuna Fishing A to Z Del Stephens Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Kayak Fishing the Pacific Northwest Brad Hole Stage #3 North Hall

 

Northwest Fishing Derby Series

The Northwest Salmon Derby Series has been renamed the Northwest Fishing Derby Series,  diversifying the fish species to include bass and kokanee and increasing the number of derbies to 20, up from 14 in 2019. While at the show, stop by to view the grand prize for the series, a fully-loaded, KingFisher 2025 Escape HT powered with Yamaha 200hp and 9.9hp trolling motors on an EZ Loader Trailer. The boat is equipped with Shoxs Seats for maximum comfort in the roughest of seas, a custom engraved WhoDat Tower, Raymarine Electronics, Burnewiin Accessories, Scotty Downrigger and a Dual Electronics stereo. It is valued at $75,000. Anglers do not need to fish all the derbies to be eligible for the boat and motor package. When an angler purchases a derby ticket, the angler is automatically entered into the drawing for the grand prize boat

 

55 Fishing Seminars, 10 New Topics On Tap At Seattle Boat Show

The Seattle Boat Show today announced its lineup of free fishing seminars for the Jan. 26-Feb. 3 shindig, and it includes a pretty sharp slate of skippers and other anglers.

Organizers report they’ll hold a total of 55 seminars with 10 new topics, including bringing in experts from Eastern Washington such as guide Austin Moser, who will be presenting on how to catch Lake Roosevelt’s big kokanee.

GUIDE AUSTIN MOSER HOISTS FOUR NICE LAKE ROOSEVELT KOKANEE. (AUSTINSNORTHWESTADVENTURES.COM)

Other speakers include radio show host and downrigger salmon fishing expert Tom Nelson, tuna fisherman Tommy Donlin, kayak angler Brad Hole, crabber Clyde McBrayer, and others.

“There is no better way for an angler to improve his or her success on the water than investing in an hour or two at one of the show’s seminars,” organizers state in a press release.

There will also be seminars on marine electronics, cruising and more.

CLYDE MCBRAYER SPEAKS DURING A SEATTLE BOAT SHOW FISHING SEMINAR. (SEATTLE BOAT SHOW)

While the show has added a new third location this year at Bell Harbor Marina, all the fishing seminars will be held on Stage 1 of the North Hall at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

For more on the Seattle Boat Show, go here.

Meanwhile, here’s a rundown on who’s speaking on what, when, courtesy of the show:

Friday, January 26th
2:00 PM Successful Puget Sound Shrimping Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Gary Krein Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Bring Your Boat for Fantastic Fishing in C. Washington Dave Graybill Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Successful Halibut Fishing on North Coast and Strait Mike Jamboretz Stage #1 North Hall
Saturday, January 27th
12:00 PM Saltwater Structure Strategies Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
1:00 PM Fishing for Columbia River Kings from Buoy 10 to Brewster Mark Gavin Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Successful Halibut Fishing on North Coast and Strait Mike Jamboretz Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Fly Fishing in Puget Sound Keith Robbins Stage #1 North Hall
Sunday, January 28th
1:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Bring Your Boat for Fantastic Fishing in C. Washington Dave Graybill Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Trophy Kokanee in Lake Roosevelt Austin Moser Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Live Bait Fishing for Tuna Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
Monday, January 29th
2:00 PM Triple Threat Salmon Angling Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Gary Krein Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Anyone Can Catch a Tuna Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Successful Halibut Fishing on North Coast and Strait Mike Jamboretz Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Saltwater Structure Strategies Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Successfully Fishing Lakes Washington/Sammamish Year Round Mark Gavin Stage #1 North Hall
Tuesday, January 30th
2:00 PM Columbia River Springers in Your Boat! Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Gary Krein Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Live Bait Fishing for Tuna Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Successful Puget Sound Shrimping Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Kayak Fishing the Pacific Northwest Brad Hole Stage #1 North Hall
Wednesday, January 31st
2:00 PM Fishing for Columbia River Kings from Buoy 10 to Brewster Mark Gavin Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Successful Puget Sound Shrimping Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Nick Kester Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Fishing the World Championship Tommy Donlin Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Successful Halibut Fishing on North Coast and Strait Mike Jamboretz Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Saltwater Structure Strategies Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
Thursday, February 1st
2:00 PM Successfully Fishing Lakes Washington/Sammamish Year Round Mark Gavin Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Triple Threat Salmon Angling Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Keith Robbins Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Gary Krein Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Kayak Fishing the Pacific Northwest Brad Hole Stage #1 North Hall
Friday, February 2nd
2:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon Keith Robbins Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Kayak Fishing the Pacific Northwest Brad Hole Stage #1 North Hall
7:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Gary Krein Stage #1 North Hall
Saturday, February 3rd
12:00 PM Top Tactics for Winter Blackmouth John Keizer Stage #1 North Hall
1:00 PM Dungeness Crabbing in Washington Clyde McBrayer Stage #1 North Hall
2:00 PM How to Maximize Your Marine Electronics to Locate Fish John Keizer Stage #1 North Hall
3:00 PM Dirty Downrigger Tricks Tom (TJ) Nelson Stage #1 North Hall
4:00 PM Salmon Fishing: Coast and Puget Sound John Keizer Stage #1 North Hall
5:00 PM Fly Fishing in Puget Sound Keith Robbins Stage #1 North Hall
6:00 PM Salmon and Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound Nick Kester Stage #1 North Hall