Submitted photo by John Curtis
PORTLAND — Now in its 42nd year, the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show and Sport Fishing Boat Show, presented by Federal Premium Ammunition and Bushnell, returns to the Portland Expo Center on Feb. 8 to 12.
If you hunt, fish or just love to play in the great outdoors, this Northwest tradition offers a one-stop shopping and learning experience, with great values on fishing and hunting gear, clothing, camping equipment, sport fishing boats and activities for the kids.
Hundreds of local and national vendors and outdoor experts will be on hand to showcase the best in outdoor gear, tools, tips and gadgets. Enjoy free demonstrations, seminars and interactive displays, and up-to-date info for outdoor enthusiasts.
Check out the latest fishing, hunting and camping gear, guides and outfitters along with information on taxidermy, lodges and resorts, boats, campers and tent trailers. You’ll find ATVs, backpacking, optics, outdoor clothing, vacation packages and more.
Features include Brutus, a live Montana grizzly bear returning to the show, the Head and Horns Competition, the Kids’ Trout Pond, outdoor survival and archery seminars, camp cooking demos including three chefs new to the show, and the Million Dollar Ammo Sale.
Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for kids age 6 to 16, and free for kids under 5. Two-day passes are $18. For more information, visit www.thesportshows.com