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I've spent the last twenty-five years chasing the fish that swim in our local waters and I've enjoyed every minute of it! During that time, I've made some remarkable friends and together we've learned a great deal by spending loads of time on the water.

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January 29, 2016

Winter Show Season

by Frank Ruczynski

With a fresh 12 to 24 inches of snow and most of our waterways iced over, it's the perfect time to get ready for the upcoming fishing season. I don't know about you, but I'm already feeling a slight case of cabin fever so I've started checking off some of the chores on my offseason laundry list. Lubing reels and organizing tackle does little to lift my spirits, but I do look forward to the winter fishing shows – catching up with old friends and buying new fishing equipment is almost as good as being on the water.

This winter, I won't just be walking around the shows; I'll be working a few of them. I'm happy to announce I just signed on with the great staff at Wilderness Systems. Kayak fishing is growing by leaps and bounds and I couldn't be more excited to represent such a great company. There in no place I'd rather be than in my kayak and I have big plans this season. As one might expect, I'm looking forward to the winter shows more than ever!

Look for me at the Atlantic City Boat Show next Thursday and Friday, February 4 and 5. I'll be at booth #724 with Jim Markel from Bel Haven Paddlesports – we'll be ready to talk about kayaks and fishing the local waters. I'm looking forward to an Atlantic City mid-winter getaway more than I thought I would – between the AC Boat Show, Bass Pro Shops, great hotel rates ($39 weeknights at Harrah's) and a beautiful heated pool, what's not to like? If I could just find a way to get Bass Pro Shops to let me drop my kayak in their over-sized aquarium.

With so many shows coming up, I thought it would be useful to put together a list of winter shows within an hour or two ride from South Jersey. The venues offer a little of everything – from top local-angler seminars to great deals on boats, kayaks, rods, reels and all kinds of fishing tackle. If you would like to add an event, please feel free to comment in the box below.

January 29 – 31, 2016
The Fly Fishing Show
Garden State Exhibit Center
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, NJ 08873
Admission $18
http://flyfishingshow.com/somerset-nj/

January
30, 2016
Southern Ocean County Chapter of the Sunshine Foundation Fishing Flea Market
Little Egg Harbor Community Center
319 West Cala Breeze Drive
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
Admission $3

February 3 – 7, 2016
Progressive Atlantic City Boat Show
Atlantic City Convention Center
1 Convention Boulevard
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Admission $16
http://www.acboatshow.com/

February
6 – 7, 2016
Kayak Fishing and Outdoor Adventure Expo
Parsippany Pal Center
33 Baldwin Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Admission $7
http://www.kfoaexpo.com

February
13, 2016
Southern Regional High School Fishing Flea Market
Southern Regional Middle School (Cafeteria)
75 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Admission $4
http://www.srsd.net

February
13, 2016
Hi-Mar Striper Club Fishing Flea Market and Seminar Series
Middletown VFW Post 2179
1 Veterans Lane
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
Admission $5
http://hi-mar.com/flea-market/

February
14, 2016
Palmyra Fire Department's Annual Fisherman's Flea Market
Charles Street School
100 West Charles Street
Palmyra, NJ 08065
Admission $3 at the door - $10 early admission
http://www.palmyrafire.org/sample-post-2/

February
18 – 21, 2016
New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
New Jersey Convention and Expo Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
Admission $8
http://www.jerseyboatexpo.com/index1_ed.html

February
20, 2016
Surf Day
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Admission $10
http://jerseyshoresurfcasters.com

February
25 – 28, 2016
Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sports Show
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA 19456
Admission $12
http://sportshows.com/philadelphia/

February
28, 2016
Ocean Fire Company's Annual Point Pleasant Fishing Flea Market
Antrim School
401 Niblick Street
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Admission $3
http://ofc1.org/news.html

March
5, 2016
Saltwater Anglers of Bergen County Fisherman's Flea Market
American Legion Post #170
33 West Passaic Street
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
Admission $3
http://www.swabc.org

March
5, 2016
Ocean City Intermediate School Annual Fishing Flea Market
Ocean City Intermediate School
1801 Bay Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Admission $4
http://ocisfishingclub.webs.com

March
5, 2016
The South Jersey Bass Club's Annual Indoor Fisherman's Flea Market
Millville Elks Lodge
1815 East Broad Street
Millville, NJ 08332
Admission $2
http://www.sjbca.org/fleamkt.htm

March
6, 2016
Berkeley Striper Club's Annual Fisherman's Flea Market
Toms River Intermediate School North
150 Intermediate North Way
Toms River, NJ 08753
Admission $4
http://www.berkeleystriperclub.org/flea.shtml

March
11 – 13, 2016
Greater Philadelphia Annual Boat Show
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA 19456
Admission $8
http://www.phillyboatshow.com

March
12, 2016
Kayak Rigging Party
West Creek Kayak and Canoe
224 Main Street
West Creek, NJ 08092
Admission is free
https://www.facebook.com/events/172430776457854/

March
13, 2016
Asbury Park Fishing Club's Annual Flea Market
Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Drive
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Admission $4
http://www.asburyparkfishingclub.com

March
18 - 20, 2016
The Saltwater Fishing Expo
Garden State Exhibit Center
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, NJ 08873
Admission $12
http://sportshows.com/somerset/

March
20, 2016
Sergeantsville Volunteer Fire Company's Annual Fishing Flea Market
Sergeantsville Volunteer Fire Company
761 Sergeantsville Road
Stockton, NJ 08557
Admission $4
http://sergeantsville.org/calendar.html?view=1&id=145099

April
2 - 3, 2016
Pequest Open House and Sportsmen's Flea Market
Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center
605 Pequest Road
Oxford, NJ 07863
Admission is free
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/peqoh.htm

April
10, 2016
Cape May Fishing Flea Market
Cape May Elementary School
921 Lafayette Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
Admission $4
http://www.hiflier.com/#!cape-may/c4y9

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