Fishing and Crabbing Seminars Offered at 2017 Seattle Boat Show


Visitors to the Seattle Boat Show can learn how to, when to, and where to go fishing, crabbing and shrimping from some of the best spots in the Northwest. Whether it’s learning to mooch, downrigger techniques, kayak fishing or learning about San Juan Islands’ salmon secrets, the Seattle Boat Show is the place to be from Friday January 27 through to Saturday, February 4, 2017 at CenturyLink Field Event Center and Chandler’s Cove South Lake Union.

The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat offers long list of free marine-related seminars. For the 2016, show there will be more than 200 free seminars on everything from cruising to Alaska to diesel engine maintenance. Specifically on the fishing stage, there will be nearly 60 free fishing and crabbing seminars by the Pacific Northwest’s premier fishing experts. From Lake Washington’s smorgasbord of freshwater species, to tuna off Washington’s coast including a blitz of the most knowledgeable salmon fishing presenters ever assembled, anglers will hear from the best of the best.

“One of the best values at the Seattle Boat Show are the free fishing seminars, featuring fishing gurus from the Pacific Northwest sharing their knowledge on tuna and salmon fishing, along with crabbing and shrimping in Puget Sound waters” says Tony Floor, Director of Fishing Affairs for the Northwest Marine Trade Association. “I can’t think of a better opportunity to improve anglers’ skills anywhere for saltwater fishing, crabbing and shrimping than attending these outstanding seminars.”

The show also offers advanced seminars (for a fee) through Boat Show University. A complete schedule of fishing and boating seminars can be found at here.

2017 Seattle Boat Show Fishing Seminars

Friday, January 27

2:00 PM           Successful Puget Sound Shrimping: TJ Nelson

3:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

4:00 PM           Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook: TJ Nelson

5:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

6:00 PM           Dirty Downrigger Tricks: TJ Nelson

7:00 PM           Deep Water Chinook Fishing on the North Coast: Mike Jamboretz

Saturday, January 28

12:00 PM         Saltwater Structure Strategies: TJ Nelson

1:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

2:00 PM           Successfully Fishing Lakes Washington/Sammamish Year Round: Mark Gavin

3:00 PM           Successful Puget Sound Shrimping: TJ Nelson

4:00 PM           Deep Water Chinook Fishing on the North Coast: Mike Jamboretz

5:00 PM           Lingcod Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

6:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

Sunday, January 29

1:00 PM           Dirty Downrigger Tricks: TJ Nelson

2:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

3:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Nick Kester

4:00 PM           Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Tommy Donlin

5:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

Monday, January 30

2:00 PM           Triple Threat Salmon Angling: TJ Nelson

3:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

4:00 PM           Saltwater Structure Strategies: TJ Nelson

5:00 PM           Deep Water Chinook Fishing on the North Coast: Mike Jamboretz

6:00 PM            Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Tommy Donlin

7:00 PM           Successfully Fishing Lakes Washington/Sammamish Year Round: Mark Gavin

Tuesday, January 31

2:00 PM           Columbia River Springers in Your Boat: TJ Nelson

3:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

4:00 PM           Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook: TJ Nelson

5:00 PM           NW Kayak Fishing Skills: Bryce Molenkamp

6:00 PM           Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon: Keith Robbins

7:00 PM          Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Tommy Donlin

Wednesday, February 1

2:00 PM           Successfully Fishing Lakes Washington/Sammamish Year: Round Mark Gavin

3:00 PM           Successful Puget Sound Shrimping: TJ Nelson

4:00 PM           Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon: Keith Robbins

5:00 PM           Tuna Fishing off the Washington Coast: Tommy Donlin

6:00 PM           Deep Water Chinook Fishing on the North Coast: Mike Jamboretz

7:00 PM           NW Kayak Fishing Skills: Bryce Molenkamp

Thursday, February 2

2:00 PM           Successfully Fishing Lakes Washington/Sammamish Year Round: Mark Gavin

3:00 PM           Triple Threat Salmon Angling: TJ Nelson

4:00 PM           Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon: Keith Robbins

5:00 PM           Dirty Downrigger Tricks: TJ Nelson

6:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

7:00 PM           Dirty Downrigger Tricks: TJ Nelson

Friday, February 3

2:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

3:00 PM           Fishing for San Juan Islands Chinook: TJ Nelson

4:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Gary Krein

5:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

6:00 PM           Successful Puget Sound Shrimping: TJ Nelson

7:00 PM           Deep Water Chinook Fishing on the North Coast: Mike Jamboretz

Saturday, February 4

12:00 PM         Top Tactics for Winter Blackmouth: John Keizer

1:00 PM           Dungeness Crabbing in Washington: Clyde McBrayer

2:00 PM           How to Maximize Your Marine Electronics to Locate Fish: John Keizer

3:00 PM           Dirty Downrigger Tricks: TJ Nelson

4:00 PM           Salmon Fishing: Coast & Puget Sound: John Keizer

5:00 PM           Learn to Mooch, Puget Sound Salmon: Keith Robbins

6:00 PM           Salmon Fishing in Central Puget Sound: Nick Kester

The Seattle Boat Show features 1,000 recreational watercraft and more than 400 exhibitors. A free show shuttle runs between CenturyLink Field Event Center and Chandler’s Cove South Lake Union.