19th Outdoor Sports Show scheduled

Thousands of outdoorsmen from the tri-state area will be heading to Morgantown’s Mylan Park on March 7-8 for the 19th annual WV Fishing, Hunting & Outdoor Sports Show.

Recognized as the largest outdoors show in northern West Virginia, the event sells out annually with over 150 booths representing outdoor vendors from all over the U.S. and Canada.

“We are so excited for this year’s show,” says Labeth Hall owner of PR Plus Events, organizer of the event. “We have the largest show ever with over 53,000 square feet of everything you need to go fishing, hunting, camping or to just enjoy the great outdoors. In addition to ATV’s, campers, boats, trucks, trailers, tractors you can find jerky, outfitters, charter boats, and much more. There are thousands of products and services related to the outdoors and we have added a lot of new vendors also. It is an outdoorsman’s paradise!”

For those who are serious fisherman, they will find a variety of fishing trips in the US and Canada, bait, tackle, reels, area fishing guides, as well as numerous charter boat captains from the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay. Professional anglers and fishing enthusiast will find everything they need to catch the Big One.

The avid hunter can browse through lots of guns, archery equipment, knives, ammo, hunting associations, DNR, taxidermists, camo gear and lots of new gadgets. There will be turkey calls, tree stands, scents and a variety of new hunting products also. Hunting outfitters will be there to book bear, whitetail, wild boar, moose, turkey and game birds trips to a variety of destinations.

A variety of fishing and hunting seminars will be held daily. Attendees can check the website for the updated schedule. Special attractions include the Cabela’s Antique Gun Library featuring dozens of unique and antique guns.

Families are also welcome at the show. You will find something for everyone. Women can shop for camo purses, marinades and spices, unique jewelry and decorative items with an outdoors theme. Children can enjoy the mountain climbing wall, panning for gold, face painting, a movie theatre and more.

The Outdoor Sports Show hours are Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door. The first 50 people each day will receive a free gift. Guests can register at the Info Table to win lots of great prizes given away hourly, as well as the Grand Prize Drawing for a two day fishing charter trip on Lake Erie with Special Eyes Charters. This trip is valued at over $2,000 and sponsored by WKKW.

The WV Fishing, Hunting & Outdoor Sports Show is owned and organized by PR Plus Events, co-sponsored by WKKW, WDTV, Visit Mountaineer Country CVB, Candlewood Suites Hotel, Defense in Depth, Sunset Outdoors Supply and Special-Eyes Charters and Dream Mountain Ranch.

For more information visit the website at wvoutdoorsportsshow.com.


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