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UNCASVILLE, CONN., March 21, 2023 – The “Connecticut Fishing & Outdoor Show” is coming to Mohegan Sun this Friday, March 24 at 1 p.m. Show hours: Friday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to
6 p.m.; and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Parking.

The event is larger than last year, showcasing a wide variety of outdoor activities including freshwater and saltwater fishing, hunting, kayaking, paddle boards, safaris, hunting dog training. or longtime fishing, hunting and outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to learn more. Great for families!

Over 200 booths/125 Exhibitors selling newest fishing, hunting & outdoor equipment, fishing boats.

Meet & Schedule Tours with Charter Boat Fishing Captains, Hunting Outfitters and Outdoor Adventure Promoters. CT Dept. of Energy & Environmental & Protection’s (DEEP) latest rules and regulations, and displays on state’s wildlife, fisheries, boating, hunting and parks.

Expert-led Seminars/Programs (free with admission) include:

  Presenting all three days:

  • Alberto Knie (a/k/a “Crazy Alberto”), World-Class Extreme Trophy Game & Conservation Fish Hunter.
  • Brian Coombs, New England Fisherman and Charter Boat Captain.
  • Bobby Uhrig, Professional Fisherman and Master Lure Designer.
  • Gerry Rightmyer & Steve Schicker, Hunters and Hosts of the “Forever Wild Outdoors” on the Wild TV.
  • Sheron K. Brown (a/k/a “The Lunkerman”), Professional Tournament Angler/Guide.
  • Joe Diorio, Saltwater Fishing Guide.
  • Bryan Mayo, 7-time Rhode Island B.A.S.S Nation State Team and 2021 State Club Champion.
  • Dave Parrish, Waterfowl Hunter.
  • Ian Devlin, Connecticut Fly Angler.
  • Dan Welby, Fisherman and Fuse Bait Designer.
  • Al Gag, Fisherman and Custom Lure Designer.
  • Jeremy Cormier, V3 Gun Dogs: “Tips on How to Start a Puppy” and “Dog Steadiness”.
  • Saturday Only: East End Eddie Doherty, Massachusetts Surfcasting Guide.
  • Saturday & Sunday Only: Matt Wettish, Turkey Hunter/Champion Caller.

►Fly Casting demos by experts in 2 locations: on a 5,000-gallon Hawg Trough Live Fish Tank. and on the show’s fly cast pond.

►Animal Adventures Family Zoo & Rescue Center bringing alligator, porcupine, Burmese python snake, skunk, owl, bunny, turtles and tortoise. Presentations: Friday 3 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Exhibit times: Friday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday/Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

►Kayak Fishing Demonstrations from Three Belles Outfitters and New England Dive.

►Fly-Tying by Experts including Fred Wilson, Leslie Wrixon and Mike Stewart.

►Meet & Schedule Tours with Charter Boat Fishing Captains, Hunting Outfitters, Outdoor Adventure and Safari Promoters.

►CT Dept. of Energy & Environmental & Protection’s (DEEP) latest rules and regulations, and displays on state’s wildlife, fisheries, boating, hunting and parks.

►Hands-On Activities include: BlackHawk virtual fishing fighting chair simulator, and a
Laser Shot Range from the CT Dept. of Energy & Environmental & Protection (DEEP).

►How to Use Inflatable Life Jackets by the U.S. Coast Guard.

BUY DISCOUNTED ONLINE Tickets NOW: $12 Adults; Free for Kids under Age 12 at www.CTFishingOutdoorShowcan be purchased online any time under the show ends.

General admission at the door: $15 for Adults; Free for Children Under Age 12.

FOR SHOW INFO & SCHEDULE, visit www.CTFishingOutdoorShow  or Facebook or 860-844-8461.


The decades-old, family-owned company produces the annual “Connecticut Fishing & Outdoor Show” at Mohegan Sun, and the annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. For more information, go to


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