by Clarence “Frenchie” Frye of Lebo, Kansas
The Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo and the Quail & Upland Wildlife Federation are proud to announce the 5th annual Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo, to be held Saturday, March 8th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday, March 9th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 2014 at the Flint Hills Mall in Emporia, Kansas. Come out to see over 70 different vendors and sponsors, representing all areas and aspects of hunting, fishing and outdoor activities. Enjoy the day with us and find some ideas to get you and your family outside to enjoy the great outdoors in 2014.
This year’s Expo includes demonstrations and information from many outdoor and wildlife organizations, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), wildlife taxidermists, antler scoring and several local businesses. Children can also enjoy the Kid’s Korner activities to learn about the outdoors such as the Daisy “Take Aim” BB gun shooting range, archery, a Fishing’s Future presentation with “What’s in Outdoors” radio show host, Phil Taunton– a family learning experience to last a lifetime. Remington Wagner, 2012 Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation Junior Champion and 2013 Central Region B.A.S.S. Nation Junior Champion will also be in the Kid’s Korner on Saturday.
Door prizes and drawing sign-ups will be located in the mall’s center court. Additional sponsorships opportunities are welcome and greatly appreciated. Vendor/sponsor booths are still available, applications are due NLT February 21st. For more information please contact Tonya Carson at (785) 366-3565 or visit http://www.kansashuntingandfishingexpo.com . END