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 NEW 2014 SCHEDULE - Updated 08-18-2014 (Schedule is subject to change without notice)

  MAIN AREA
9:00 am
to
5:00 pm

FREE KIDS FISHING POND
RODS, REELS & BAIT PROVIDED
   SPONSORED BY CABELAS

PADDLE YOUR OWN CANOE ( CLOSED 1:00PM – 2:00PM )
CANOES, PADDLES & LIFE JACKETS PROVIDED
THROUGH THE COURTESY OF FREEMAN’S SPORTS
OPERATED BY MINOOKA HIGH SCHOOL FISHING CLUB

VOYAGEUR CANOE RIDES ( CLOSED 1:00PM – 2:00PM )

DNR FISHING SIMULATOR
  OPERATED BY OSWEGOLAND FISHIN’ FOOLS

FLY CASTING & TYING DEMOS
  by D.R.I.F.T.

KIDS CASTING AREA
  OPERATED BY ILLINOIS SMALLMOUTH ALLIANCE

LEARN TO BOWFISH
  PRESENTED BY ED DEVRIES OF BOWFISHING ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS

SILENT AUCTION WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT 1:00PM & 4:00PM
  OPERATED BY TOM DELDIN & KIRSTEN HINK

 

  SEMINAR TENT
10:00AM Ė 2:00PM

HOW TO PROCESS YOUR VENISON
  by BILL BALT AUTHOR OF “ HUNTING THE WIND ”


  MAIN STAGE
10:00 am

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE FOREST PRESERVES
  by KENDALL COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT

11:30 am

MAKE YOUR ARROW COUNT
  by JOELLA BATES 5X WORLD CHAMPION & BIG GAME ARCHER

1:00 pm

PASSION. PERSPECTIVE. PASS IT ON.
  by TAKEDOWN OUTDOORS


  UPPER AREA (FREE SHUTTLE BUS)
9:00 am -
4:00 pm

ARCHERY RANGE ( CLOSED 1:00PM – 2:00PM )
EQUIPMENT & INSTRUCTION PROVIDED
SPONSORED BY TAKEDOWN OUTDOORS


TRAP RANGE ( CLOSED NOON – 1:00PM )
EQUIPMENT & INSTRUCTION PROVIDED
SPONSORED BY IDNR HUNTER SAFETY EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS


BB GUN RANGE ( CLOSED NOON – 1:00PM )
OPERATED BY NRA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS


4 H SHOOTING SPORTS AIR RIFLE DEMO
SPONSORED BY KENDALL COUNTY 4 H SHOOTING SPORTS


NOON      BLACK POWDER DEMOS
                  by HISTORICAL RE-ENACTORS


AIR GUN EXHIBIT ( SATUDRAY ONLY )
SPONSORED BY PYRAMYD AIR & UMAREX

12:00 pm Black Powder Demonstration by Historic Reenactors

  HISTORIC REENACTORS AREA

9:00 am
to
5:00 pm

unless noted

HISTORY DEMOS

PERIOD COOKING DEMOS

CANDLE MAKING
SPONSORED BY KENDALL COUNTY OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER
DIRECTED BY DEANNA BAZAN

BLACKSMITH SHOP
SPONSORED BY METAL MENDERS LLC

SPINNING WOOL INTO YARN DEMO
by JUDY MEIRHOFFER

 

  GUN DOG AREA (LOCATED FAR NORTHWEST OF FOOD COURT)
10:00 am
KIDS LEARN BASIC DOG HANDLING SKILLS
10:45 am

GUN DOG POINTER TRAINING
by GERMAN SHORTHAIR CLUB OF ILLINOIS
& VIZSLA CLUB OF ILLINOIS

1:00 pm

OBEDIENCE TRAINING YOUR DOG FOR HOME & FIELD ( AGES 11 -15 )
by GARY CURRENT of CURRENT DOG TRAINING

2:00 pm
POINTER HUNT TEST TRAINING  
2:45 pm

PROFESSIONAL GOOSE CALLING
by KEN INGO of BASS PRO STAFF

3:00 pm
RETRIEVER HUNT TEST TRAINING

  HAWG TROUGH (LOCATED IN FRONT OF FOOD COURT)
2:15 pm

TIPS & TACTICS FOR ILLINOIS CRAPPIE
by JASON MILES OF REND LAKE CRAPPIE MASTERS

3:15 pm

JIM VITARO
HAWG TROUGH OWNER & PRO STAFFER


 SPECIAL EVENTS
SATURDAY 9:00AM                 

OPENING CEREMONY FLAG RAISING & MUZZLE LOADER SALUTE
  by HISTORICAL RE-ENACTORS

SUNDAY 10:00AM – 2:00PM    

KIDS FISHING TOURNAMENT
SPONSORED & OPERATED BY
OSWEGOLAND FISHIN’ FOOLS

SUNDAY 3:00PM                        

14TH ANNUAL "HUSAR AWARD"







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