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Progressive Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow Ready to Make a Splash: Mid-South’s Top Outdoors Show Offers Boats, RVs and Fun for the Family

The 55th annual Progressive Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow cruises into the Kentucky Exposition Center, January 25-29, 2012. The Mid-South’s largest sportshow offers the latest in boating, recreational vehicles, must-have gadgets and gear. It’s the best place to view, board and buy everything needed for outdoor adventures, plus offers fun activities for the entire family.

In addition to shopping the 2012 show, visitors can find a variety of special features including:

NEW! Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel – The world’s only water-skiing squirrel, Twiggy will dazzle attendees of all ages.

NEW! Fred’s Shed – Watch, learn and do! Free, daily seminars and clinics cover maintaining, repairing and upgrading boats, RVs and motors, feature demos on boat and motor cutaways and interactive questions/answer sessions.

Gills & Game Zone Fishing Seminar Series – Check out the enhanced fishing seminar series and speakers at no cost for attendees: Mark Menendez: Bassmaster Elite Series Angler (and Paducah native);
Bill Braswell & Dan Dannenmueller: Crappie Masters Tournament Trail, 2011 Angler Team of the Year;
Capt. Paul Willett: Ohio River Blue Cats, Bass & Hybrids; Stephen Hedrick: Smallmouth “guru” and owner of Punisher Lures – Jig Fishing and Float & Fly fishing technique for smallmouth.

Bass Tub – Get a new perspective on fishing … from the viewpoint of the fish. Enjoy a rare underwater view of fish reacting to—and even striking—different lures and baits during fishing and casting demonstrations by Chuck Devereaux..

Kids’ Cove – Fun activities for children ages 15 and under, including trout fishing, archery shooting range and a visit from SpongeBob SquarePants’ best friend, Patrick Star.

Gills & Game Zone Hunting Seminar Series – Check out the enhanced hunting series and speakers at no cost for attendees: Tim Herald (Monster Whitetails): Host of THE ZONE (Sportsman Channel) and Nosler’s Magnum TV (Outdoor Channel); Wilson Reynolds (Duck & Turkey Calling Seminars): Host of Primal Instinct (Versus), seven-time World Champion Duck Caller; Mike Hagan (Predator & Turkey Hunting): Pro-staffer for Bass Pro Shops and Poor Boys Outdoors television show; Ed Morris (Land Management/Food Plots): Quality Deer Management Association; Dave Skinner (Trail Cameras): Trail cam tips and tactics; Tim Farmer (Outdoor Activities Unique to Kentucky): Host of Kentucky Afield television show.

Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing (A & B) and East Hall
937 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
Phone: 502.957.1666

Price: Adults – $10 (ages 16 and older); FREE – Children (15 years and under)
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