Must-See Booths at the Outdoors Expo

Must-See Booths at the Outdoors Expo
Must-See Booths at the Outdoors Expo

While in town for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic, be sure to stop by the TD Convention Center to visit the Outdoors Expo. This massive event is packed full outdoors companies showing off their latest gear. Below are some of the highlights of the expo that you should try to check out.

Plan Your Expo

Before you even leave home, use the Expo Planner to see the full list of exhibitors and plan out your visit. Add exhibitors to your planner and click to view their location on the floor plan.

World Fishing Network

Level One - 506World Fishing Network will have a booth at the expo. Stop by to say hello, talk fishing and get information on how to subscribe to the channel. If you are already a subscriber, then let us know about your favorite programs.

G. Loomis E6X Fishing Rods

G. Loomis E6X Rods

Level Two - 4041G. Loomis will be showing off their new E6X rods that will be available for purchase starting on the first day of the Bassmaster Classic. These new rods have been designed with a focus on weight, balance, sensitivity and action. They are available in both technique specific and classic models. The new series includes 30 spinning and casting rods with cork handles and Fuji guides and reel seats. The 18 technique specific rods have split grip handles, while the 12 classic rods have full cork grips.

M-Pack Lures - Meet FLW Tour pro, Scott Martin, at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo. Booth 6286 - Friday February 20 at 5:00 pm.

Meet Scott Martin

Level Two - 6286Scott Martin, host of The Scott Martin Challenge will be at the M-Pack Lures booth on Friday February 20 at 5:00 pm. Stop by to meet this FLW Tour pro in person.

Mustad - Win a million dollars! Hook A Million state and world record contest.

Hook a Million

Level Two - 5045This month, Mustad kicked off their Hook a Million contest. They will be giving away a million dollars to registered anglers who catch a record fish with their hooks or fishing lines. Visit their booth to get all the details.

Booyah Pad Crasher Frog

New Booyah Frog Colors

Level Two - 1123 and 1129Booyah will be introducing three new color patterns for their Pad Crasher and Poppin' Pad Crasher hollow body frogs. These colors were designed in cooperation with B.A.S.S. Elite Series pro anglers. Visit their booth to get a closeup look at these new color patterns.

Guy Harvey

Level One - 507Celebrated marine wildlife artist, Guy Harvey, will be demonstrating his painting skills at the AFTCO booth. Make sure to stop by and view his amazing artwork. He will also be greeting fans at the Bass Pro Shops and Dick's Sporting Goods booths.


Level Two - 4164Patrick Sebile will be in the booth giving demonstrations of his lures. There will also be product samples handed out at various times throughout the day.


Level Two - 4145Stren is hosting a knot tying contest that includes a giant Plinko game. Stop by their booth and test out your fishing knot.

Ugly Stick

Level Two - 4142The Back Road Anthem band will be performing at various times throughout the expo. Visit the Ugly Stick booth to listen to the band and get a free interactive photo taken.

Fletcher Shryock holding up two bass at the 2012 Bassmaster Classic weigh-in.
Photo credit: Gary Tramontina


Level Two - 4150B.A.S.S. Anglers Fletcher and Hunter Shryock will be at the SpiderWire booth throughout the expo. Stop by to talk fishing and get an autograph.


Level Two - 4144Children will have a chance to play and win prizes at the Shakespeare Kids Challenge. There are three different casting games for them to try.

Abu Garcia Ike Series Fishing Rods

Abu Garcia Ike Series Rods

Level Two - 3154Visit the Abu Garcia booth to get your first look at the new Ike Series Rods. This series includes fifteen different models that are the result of three years of research and development with B.A.S.S. Elite Series pro, Mike Iaconelli. The rods feature Fuji reel seats, stainless steel guides and either 36-ton high-modulus graphite or high-strain glass.

Berkley E-Motion Fishing Rods


Level Two - 3154Berkley have a lot planned for their booth. The Berkley Experience Trailer will be there to show the history and science behind the brand. They will also have many scientific tools and lab gear on display. Visitors can test their hook set with the new Berkley E-Motion rods. There will also be many demonstrations and pros on hand, so stop by the booth often.

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