To enhance your safe experience, show admission tickets are designated in time blocks this year as follows:
Friday, April 29 – 12:00pm to 7:00pm / Saturday, April 30 – 10:00am to 7:00pm / Sunday, May 1 – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Stop by and enjoy walleye fishing discussions with our LEWT (Lake Erie Walleye Trail) tournament anglers. These professionals will be happy to engage in all levels of walleye fishing.
From everyone’s basic question:
“I am new to walleye fishing. What is the best way to start?”
To the advanced level:
“Help me deploy and retrieve in-line boards to eliminate tangles.”
The LEWT representatives will bring their “tools of the trade” to help answer your questions and illustrate techniques. These tools will include an assortment of lures, rods, reels, planning devices and all the way up to a fully rigged Ranger 622 tournament walleye boat.
This is a rare opportunity for one-on-one question and answer periods with some of the best walleye anglers on Lake Erie.
Wondering if you’d like sailing? Find out with our unique “Discover Sailing” opportunity. You will actually raise the sails, man the helm and cruise a sailboat on the lake for a genuine hands-on experience, all under the guidance of a licensed captain from Harbor North. Sign up at the Harbor North display.
The reputation of the Reef Complex and eastward migration through the Island Region is legendary this time of year. Learn where walleye typically stage, and the paths taken as they head east. Understand location-location-location and how to use jigging, casting, and trolling techniques specific to this time of year.
Visit the On the Water Ohio booth and brush up on all your boating skills. From navigation, transport, docking, maintenance and more. Our captains will get you up to speed for the boating season!
Nashville recording artist will perform some of his best popular original songs like: “No Matter What” and “Here I Go Again”.
Rick DeWitt is a charismatic performer who mixes a soulful blend of timeless Americana heartland classics while including hits from both new and old country artists.
Taking crowds on musical adventures ranging from R & B to Sinatra vibe and Motown to pop/rock.
Bringing their special sounds and brand of musical entertainment for a true party atmosphere. You may find yourself dancing!
Taking the show stage, and just as the name implies, he’ll have listeners tapping the tables to the undeniable rhythms of the islands.
Bailey VanKirk, the region’s widely-recognized artist, will be painting live daily during the boat show weekend in support of the Lake Erie Foundation. VanKirk’s photorealist style captures the beauty of life around the Lake Erie Islands where she’s been a life-long resident. Show visitors will be invited to make a $5 donation to LEF and be entered in a drawing for the completed oil painting that will be awarded some lucky winner Sunday afternoon.
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