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5 January 2013 No Comment

Fish, Quack and Compete at Outdoor Sports, Lake & Cabin Show

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Kids are invited to participate in multiple fishing contests and a duck calling contest during the Outdoor Sports, Lake & Cabin Show Jan. 25-27 at Fort Wayne’s Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.

Majic 95.1 and Fun 101.7 will host fishing contests at two stocked fishing ponds 4-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.

Ducks Unlimited will host a duck calling competition for youth 17 and under at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 to see who can produce the best quack. Every participant will receive a Ducks Unlimited flashlight, waterfowl ID poster, decals, duck call and “Greenwing” membership (valued at $15).

Duck calling competitors will also be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a camping set, a bicycle and other great prizes. No pre-registration is required.

In addition, over 150 exhibitors will span 108,000 square-feet of the Coliseum offering show-only bargains, and the opportunity to compare, test and purchase thousands of top-quality products and services in the following categories: Biking, Hiking, Camping and Fitness, Hunting and Fishing, Boats and Water Sports, Vacation and Travel, RVs and Motor Sports and Cottage Living.

STIHL Timberworks Lumberjack Shows seen on ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Discovery Channel’s The Travelers and MTV’s The Real World andRoad Rules, is the newest addition to the show set to entertain audiences with daily performances filled with axe throwing, chopping, log rolling, cross cut sawing, hot sawing and chainsaw carving.

Other special features and attractions include a new indoor air rifle shooting range and Harley-Davidson simulator, 400 square-foot indoor beach and duck pond, 25,000-gallon canoe and kayak lagoon, 40-foot fishing and hunting video game arcade, fully furnished oak cabin for sale, hourly giveaways, exotic animals, over 50 free seminars and much more.

Cost is $10 for adults, and children 12 and under are free. General show admission is valid throughout the entire weekend.

Fort Wayne Gander Mountain and Dick’s Sporting Goods stores, as well as Ehlerding Motorsports will provide $3 discount coupons leading up to the show. Coupons are also available on the show’s website.

Guests attending the Mizpah Shrine Circus Jan. 24-27 can receive $2 off admission by presenting a ticket stub, valid with no other combined offers.

Some of many sponsors presenting various features throughout the show include Ehlerding Motorsports, Dick’s Sporting Goods, RV Center, Gander Mountain, WLDE, WAJI, WOWO, Rock104, K105 and 106.7 The Fan. All attendees receive a free subscription to Log Cabin Homesmagazine.

Show hours are Friday, noon to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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