The 14th Annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will take place at the Johnstown Moose Club (109 South Comrie Ave/Rte 30A) on Saturday February 9th (10am-6pm) & Sunday February 10th (10am-5pm).
The show will be geared towards the tastes of Hunters, Fisherman and Outdoors Enthusiasts, with exhibits containing items for sale pertaining to: hunting & fishing gear/supplies, guns, archery, trapping, camping, hiking, snow shoeing, guides & charter services, taxidermy, collectable knives, antique hunting & fishing gear, and Adirondack Furniture.
Many featured guests, authors and industry experts are scheduled to be on hand throughout the weekend discussing Outdoor & Hunting/Fishing subjects with attendees. Included are book authors Todd Mead & Spider Rybaak and outdoor writer Jerrod Vila. Mead, the author of three books on Deer Hunting will be on hand with copies of his newest book "Pursing Public Land Whitetails". Rybaak, the author of six books on the art of fishing, will be on hand with copies of his newest book "Fishing the Salmon River." Vila, is a part of the "Downwinder Outdoors Team" which is the #1 Eastern Coyote Hunting Channel on YouTube. Vila also writes for several outdoor publications where he pens tales of his passion for Fly Fishing and Predator Calling & Hunting.
In addition, the founding father of Bench Rest Shooting Harvey A. Donaldson will be honored & inducted into the Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame. Donaldson created the very first Bench Rest Shoot at the Pine Tree Rifle Club in 1947, leading to the establishment of the sport internationally. The induction will take place on the main show floor at 3pm on Saturday. Members of the Pine Tree Rifle Club will be at the event throughout the weekend with an exhibit on Donaldson and the History of Bench Rest Shooting. Attendees are also encouraged to bring in their old fishing lures and antique outdoor equipment for a free appraisal by "Johnny Appleseed Antiques."
In conjunction with this year's show, the "Take Me Fishing & Hunting Raffle" will be taking place with the prizes consisting of Guided Fishing & Hunting Trips with Professional Guides throughout NYS. Door prizes of gear and equipment will be given away throughout the weekend. Admission to the event is $5 for adults and $1 for Children (under 16). For more information on the event & featured guests, go to http://www.adkshow.com or contact Mike Hauser at 518-725-5565; .