Show season begins this week for Chicago outdoors with the Chicago Muskie Show at Harper College Friday through Sunday. Below is the list of shows Ifor 2010.
That's guys testing muskie stuff in the Harper College pool three years ago at the Muskie Show.
If you have additions or suggestions for the list below, let me know at email@example.com.
I will probably run a weekly update through the show season.
2010 OUTDOOR SHOWS
Show, dates: site, contacts
Chicago Muskie Show, Friday-Sunday, Harper College, Palatine, chicagomuskieshow.com
Outward Bound Sporting Show, Saturday, Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene, Kankakee, outdoorlifeadventures.org
Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show, Jan. 13-17, McCormick Place North, www.ChicagoBoatShow.com
All-Canada Show, Jan. 14-17, Pheasant Run, St. Charles, http://www.allcanadashow.com/html/chicago/.
Musky Road Rules Cabin Fever Clinic, Jan. 16, Holiday Inn, Elk Grove Village, muskyroadrules.com
Musky Road Rules Cabin Fever Clinic, Jan. 17, Hilton Garden Inn, Rockford, muskyroadrules.com
Hammond Outdoor Sports Show, Jan. 23-24, Jean Shepherd Community Center, Hammond, Ind. sportsshow.gohammond.com
America's Outdoor Show, Jan. 27-31, Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, americasoutdoorshow.com
Strictly Sail Chicago, Jan. 28-31, Navy Pier, www.strictlysailchicago.com
Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo, Jan. 29-31, Pheasant Run, St. Charles, greatwatersflyfishingexpo.com
Chicago RV & Camping Show, Feb. 10-14, Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, thervshow.com
Tinley Park Fishing & Outdoor Show, Feb. 13-14, Tinley Park High School, tinleyparkfishingshow.com
[LATE ADD] Henry Decoy Show, Feb. 14, Henry-Senachwine High School, Henry. Contact Susan or Bruce Bauter at (309) 364-4104 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our World-Underwater, Feb. 19-21, Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, www.ourworldunderwater.com
Illinois Deer & Turkey Classic, Feb. 26-28, Interstate Center, Bloomington, deerinfo.com/illinoishome.asp
Chicago Maritime Festival, Feb. 27, Chicago History Museum, chicagomaritimefestival.org
Northwest Indiana Steelheaders Spring Fever Outdoor Show, Feb. 27-28, Expo Center, Valparaiso, Ind., nwisteelheaders.org
Lake Home & Cabin Show, March 5-7, Schaumburg Convention Center, www.lakehomeandcabinshow.com
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, March 10-14, Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis, Wis., www2.jsonline.com/sportsshow
Canoecopia, March 12-14, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, www.rutabaga.com/canoecopia
Indoor Fishing Flea Market, March 13, Rolling Meadows High School, by the Chicagoland Muskie Hunters and the RMHS Choral Boosters, www.muskiesinc.org/chapters/03/indoorFishingFleaMarket.asp
Travel and Adventures Show, March 20-21, Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, adventureexpo.com
Great Outdoors Expo, March 27-28, Woodstock North High School, Woodstock, greatoutdoorsexpo.net
National Antique Decoy and Sporting Collectibles Show, April 23-24, Pheasant Run, St. Charles, midwestdecoy.org