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Upcoming Lure Shows

These are some of the antique fishing tackle collector shows that are coming up soon.
Send me an email if you would like to have your show information added to this list.

October 25, 2014 – Grimes, IA
Lazy Ike, Iowa made and other Vintage Lure Show

Grimes Community Center (Banquet Hall)
410 SE Main St.
Grimes, Iowa

Saturday Oct. 25, 2014

For more info on the show or to reserve table space email
Randy McCurdy Show Host

This is not a NFLCC sanctioned show
Doors open at 1pm with a show and sell. Soup supper and presentation will begin at 5pm.
Advance tickets required for dinner and the presentation.
Please contact Randy to RSVP.

October 31 - November 1 , 2014 - Kelso, Washington
NFLCC Region 9 Fall Show

Friday, Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, 2014
Kelso Red Lion Hotel/ I-5 Exit 39
Kelso, Washington

The 30th consecutive NFLCC Region 9 show will be held at the Red Lion Hotel, Kelso, WA. The hotel room rate is $68.95 per night for standard rooms, and $73.95 per night for Deluxe Rooms. A block of 60 rooms will be available at the reduced rate for reservations made by October 31, 2014. Please be sure and mention the NFLCC or Lure Meet when making your reservations to insure the reduced room rate. Hotel phone number is 360-636-4400. Show hours will be 7:30 am until 2:00 pm in the Ballroom. Allregistered show attendees and table holders are welcome into the Ballroom at 7:30 am, Saturday morning. The public is welcome to attend this show at 9:00 am for a fee of $5.00 (one day membership in the NFLCC). Show registration is $10.00 for members and $10.00 for their guests, (spouses and children are free). Show tables are $15.00 each with a limit of three. Register early as tables have sold out in past shows. Please make all checks payable to Monte Martinsen, 7380 Old Pacific Highway N., Castle Rock, WA, 98611. Monte's phone number is 360-274-8045. There will be a meeting room near the Ballroom with tables available for free on Thursday and Friday for members in the South wing to set up for room trading in the North wing. Tables will be available in the Main Ballroom for displays if there are any tables left unsold. Free coffee, soft drinks, and donuts will be available in the Main Ballroom Saturday morning. Tableholders can have up to 25% of related sporting collectables, (excluding firearms), foe sale or trade at their tables. DOOR PRIZES will be given away at 10:30 am. Any member who brings in a new member, (must join at the show), receives free admission to this show. For questions, suggestions, or additional information contact show hosts Monte Martinson, 360-274-8045, or Harvey Musselman, 831 NE 90th St., Seattle, WA, 98115-3039,, phone # 206-526-5814.

October 31 - November 2 , 2014 - Crossroads Angling Auction
Crossroads Angling Auction Fall Extravaganza

Discovery Auction with over 400 lots – Friday October 31st

Crossroads Antique Tackle Show – Saturday November 1st

Cataloged Auction over 550 lots – Sunday November 2nd

Full Color Catalog for April 27th $25.00 domestic and $35.00 International

Visit for further information or call
Phone (845) 598-0888
P.O. Box 755 Hillburn, NY 10931
Hotel Reservations (973) 448-1100

October 31 - November 2 , 2014 - Palatka, Florida
FATC Fall Show

October 31 - November 2, 2014
Hosted by Crystal Cove Marina & Resort
on the beautiful St. Johns River in Palatka, FL
Waterfront rooms are $69 plus tax, non-waterfront rooms are $59 plus tax.
There are 24 rooms in the main building, 55 in an adjacent building, so reserve early by calling Crystal Cove Reservations (386-325-1055)
or visit their website

For specifics about this show email

Number of tables will be limited, so register early!

Visit the FATC Website for show flyer and registration

November 1-2, 2014 - Lang's Auction

Auction of Antique & Classic Fishing Tackle & Accessories

Lang's bi-annual auctions are the world's premier fishing tackle related events. Each auction includes upwards of 2,000 lots of quality antiques and collectibles in every category related to fishing as well as other outdoor sporting categories.

Visit the website for additional information

Use the following links to view highlights from the upcoming auction
W.D.Chapman's "New Combination" Bait
Florida Lures
Edward R. Hewitt Trout Reel
Ernest F. Pflueger 1883 Patent & "Royal Malleable Crystal Body Fly"
The Published Reels of Frank M. Stewart, III
The 410 Presentation Global - A special issue for the elite Mitchell collector
Important Outing Mfg. Co. Collection
Only known "Philbrook & Payne Makers Bangor, ME" marked Marbelized Fly Reel - Circa 1877
Important Kentucky Collection - The Published Reels of Frank M. Stewart, III
"The Rhodes Wooden Minnow"
High Quality from Both sides of the pond
B.F.Meek No 44 Trout Reel - Edward Vom Hofe Model 484 Col. Thompson Fly Reel
The Truck-Oreno
Tycoon Tackle Rods

November 6 - 8, 2014 - Bakersfield, California
NFLCC Region 10 Vintage Fishing Tackle Show

Hotel Rosedale - Bakersfield, California
2400 Camino Del Rio Court
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: 661-327-0681

Show Hosts:
Glen Brewton
Tony Allegra

Click here for show flyer & registration form

November 8, 2014 - Mountain Home, Arkansas
11th Annual Arkansas Twin Lakes Antique Fishing Tackle Swap & Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:30am

The show will be at the Ramada Inn. 1127 NE Hwy 62 in Mountain Home, AR
The special room rate is $69.99 + tax
Call 870-425-9191 for Reservations

There will be a huge assortment of old lures, reels, rods and other fishing related items for sale or trade.

Tackle collectors from all over the south will be here with loads of old fishing goodies to sell, trade or just to show off!

There will be FREE appraisals on site and if needed, several auctions of items brought in "off-the-street."

General admission is $3.00. Table rentals are $15 each. Come in early on Saturday as many of the traders go home early if there is a Hogs game on TV!

Room trading will be on Friday night, November 7, 2014 from around noon until ?

For additional information call: Jerry McCoy 870-405-9238 or 870-481-5199.

November 8, 2014 - Fort Wayne, Indiana
8TH Annual Fort Wayne region#5 Show

Don Hall's Guest House
 1313 West Washington Center Rd.
 Fort Wayne, In. 46825
 Exit 311B Interstate 69

Show Hours 7:00 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.
Set up for table exhibitors 6:30 A.M.
NFLCC members enter 7:00 A.M.
Public enters 8:00 A.M.

 Region # 5 NFLCC Lure show and swap meet will be held at Don Halls Guest House, 1313 West Washington Center Rd., Fort Wayne, Indiana exit 111B, off Interstate 69. Phone the hotel at 1-800-348-1999 and ask for block number 1107- NFLCC.  Our 50 room block will be held until OCTOBER 7. Room rates are $89.00 for a standard room with 2 double beds. This rate includes 2 breakfast entrees. If you would like to include breakfast and a fine evening meal for two at $99.00. The food is great! For a first floor room, (there are no elevators) you will need to get your reservation in EARLY. Last year all first floor blocked rooms sold out quickly. The show hours are 7 am to 1 pm with table set up starting at 6:30 am, NFLCC members enter at 7 am and the public can enter at 8 am. Entry fee is $5.00 and includes spouse and immediate family 18 and under. Table rental is $20.00 per table, we sold out in 2013. There will be room trading Friday night in the hotel and a pizza party for registered attendees. For table reservations contact David Saalfrank 260-622-7107 from 7am-10pm or email , send your money to David Saalfrank 1013 E 900 North, Ossian, In. 46777. You can also contact co-host Bob King at or 260-622-4829.For more information         
PLEASE book early to get a First floor room, they sellout quickly!    No Elevator!

November 8, 2014 - Hagerstown, Maryland
The NFLCC – Region II - Antietam Creek Antique Tackle Show

November 8, 2014 – Hagerstown, MD
The Best Western Grand Venice Hotel & Conference Center
431 Dual Hwy, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Show Host:  Stuart Strange
Co-Host:  Gary Lopez

Room Trading to take place after check-in on Friday, November 7th.

Hotel Reservations:  (301) 733-0830 for either 2 Queen Beds or 1 King Size Bed – NFLCC Rate $75.00/night.  Mention NFLCC when reserving your room.  Continental / Waffle breakfast is included.  This is a 100% non-smoking hotel.

Registration:  Show registration for NFLCC Members wanting early buyers entry during vendor set up is $20.00 and begins at (7:00AM).  NFLCC Members will pay just $5.00 if waiting to enter at (9:00AM).  Spouses and Children (under 16 years of age) of current NFLCC members have free entry.  The general public / non NFLCC members may purchase temporary memberships to enter the Show for $10.00 at (9:00AM).  This $10.00 fee will be applied to a $35.00 annual membership should they choose to join the NFLCC.

Tables:  Table rental is $25.00/per table.  This show will sell out!  Make checks for registration and Tables payable to:

Gary Lopez
145 Thistle Hill
Riegelsville, PA 18077-9724

Contact Information:  Stuart can be contacted at (540) 657-1381 or by or for any general questions about tables, registration, etc., please contact Gary Lopez at: or (610) 346-7708

November 15 - 16, 2014 - Los Banos, California
Hunting and Fishing Collectible Show

Saturday & Sunday, NOV 15 & 16, 2014
Sat 9am to 4pm & Sun 9am to 3pm







November 21 - 23, 2014 - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

CATC Fall Show

The CATC Fall 2014 Antique Fishing Tackle Show
will be held at:
Springmaid Resort and Conference Center
3200 S. Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
(866) 764-8501

Click here for show flyer and registration form

January 9 -10, 2015 - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
NFLCC Region 3 Pigeon Forge Winterfest

The Region 3 Pigeon Forge Winterfest will be held January 9th & 10th, 2015 at the Ramada Inn / Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Rooms reservations (at $54 double occupancy) can be made by calling 1-800-523-3919. Your hosts again this year are Dr. Harold Smith and Gibby Gibson. Table reservations can be made by sending payment to Gibby Gibson at 3056 Dell Dr. Hermitage, TN 37076 or email of Eight foot tables are $25 each and the show has a registration charge of $10. I cannot stress enough that this show is an annual sellout so the quicker you can finalize your plans the better. This is a wonderful venue for the entire family located on the edge of the Smoky Mountains. Lots of things to do and lots of great eateries. We call this a "Mountain Reunion" 'cause this show is supported by the best folks you will ever meet and is truly a place to make life long friendships while adding to your collection. A  200 plus table show, it has been chosen best two day show of the year in the NFLCC on many occasions. Hope y'all will join us.

January 16 - 17, 2015 - Milwaukee, Winconsin
The Great Milwaukee Classic

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield
375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Friday January 16, 2015 & Saturday January 17, 2015
For more info or a flyer email
John Collen Show host
This is an NFLCC sanctioned show

February 7 , 2015 - Carthage, Missouri
The 28th Annual
The Ozark’s NFLCC Vintage Lure and Tackle Meet
February 7, 2015
Memorial Hall ( 4th and Garrison St.) Carthage, MO

Show Hosts:  Duane and Carole Neumeyer
Co-Hosts:  Casey Jones and Bill Bates

The 28th annual Carthage Show will be held on Saturday February 7,  2015 starting at 7:00 am in the Memorial Hall. The public is invited to bring in tackle for identification and appraisal from 9:00 to 11:00. Room trading will be on Friday the 6th at the Econolodge Hotel 1441 W. Central in Carthage, phone (417) 358-3900.  We also plan to have a hospitality room set up at the hotel around 4:00 pm on Friday.

Hotel Reservations:  Econolodge Carthage 1441 W. Central, phone (417) 358-3900.  The room rate is $51.99 for either two full beds or a single king bed.  Please, inform them that you are attending the NFLCC show.

Registration:  Show registration is $10.00

Tables:  A single table is $20.00 if only one is being reserved, for those reserving more than one table, they are $15.00 each.   A space will be provided for displays of collections but please let us know the size (width) of your displays so that we can plan.  Make checks for registration and tables payable to Bill Bates and send to 1445 S. Forrest Heights, Springfield, MO  65809.  Bill can be contacted at (417) 887-0145 or by email at for questions about tables and registrations.  If you have special requests about table location, forward that to Bill as well.

Contact Information:  Please, let us know your questions or suggestions about the show.  Show hosts, Duane and Carole Neumeyer can be contacted at (417) 674-1834, or Casey Jones at (417) 276-1812.  Bill Bates can be contacted as noted above.

We look forward to seeing you in February

February 14 , 2015 - Montpelier, Ohio
15th Annual Antique Lure Shoe Of Northwest Ohio

The 15th Annual Antique Lure Shoe Of Northwest Ohio, lureshow February 14th 2015 8A.M. to 2P.M., roomtrading on Friday February 13th 2015,at Ramada Inn Holiday City) near Montpelier Ohio,for room reservations call 1(800)851-8300, special room rate for show guests is $ 64.00, Table cost is $ 20.00 which included admission,  alltables must be prepaid, Open to public-admission is $ 3.00, offering free appraisals and auction, For more information contact Larry Oyer (419) 272-3147 or (

February 27 - March 1, 2015 - Daytona Beach, Florida
The 24th Florida International Tackle Show Daytona Beach, Florida

Return for the SUN, 

Return for the FUN, 

Return for the 350 tables of ANTIQUE FISHING TACKLE !

The F.A.T.C. “Florida International” is back to the Plaza Resort and Spa on the beach in Daytona Beach. Room nights will be a low $113.00 a night and will be available with FREE parking. 

Join antique fishing tackle collectors from around the world for America’s second largest show. Join us for over 300 tables of antique lures, reels, rods, creels, fish decoys and much more including our famous Saturday Night Auction. 

Here is your chance to escape the frigid north, and enjoy the warm tropical breezes and watch the waves roll up on the beach while buying and selling old fishing tackle. Truly tackle trading in PARADISE! 

The Plaza Resort and Spa is located right on the Atlantic Ocean and has two restaurants, a small convenience store, a very large pool facing the ocean, and dozens of great restaurants within walking distance. Orlando and its many theme parks are only an hour away.

Click here for show flyer

Visit the FATC Website for additional information

March 13 - 14, 2015 - Bartlesville, Oklahoma
31th Annual Bartlesville Regional NFLCC Tackle Show and Swap Meet

The 31th Annual Bartlesville Regional NFLCC Tackle Show and Swap Meet will be held Friday March 13 and Saturday March 14 2015 at the Washington County Fairgrounds located at 200 Bulldogger in Dewey, Oklahoma.  Show hours are Friday February 1st from 3:00pm until 8:00 pm, and Saturday March 1st from 8:00 am until 2:00PM.  Registration is $10 per family.  Escorted guest of a registered member is $5.  Tables are $20 each.  The host hotel is the Quality Inn located at 222 SE Washington Blvd (U.S. Hwy 75) in Bartlesville.  Mention NFLCC when calling in your reservations.  Hotel phone number is 918-335-7755.  The hotel is the old Best Western.  Rooms in block will be held until February 15th at a rate of $70.00.  A hot breakfast buffet is included with each room.  Other nearby hotels are the Hampton Inn, next door north 918-333-4051, and the super 8 Motel across the street 918-335-1122.  Your hosts are Randy and Marge Anderson, Delores Adams and BeeBe Stephenson.  If you have questions, please call Randy after 6:00 pm at 1-918-333-7536.  Please leave repaints at home!  Displays are welcome and if you need extra tables, please let Randy know.  Make checks payable to Randy Anderson and mail to him at 2406 Stonewall Drive, Bartlesville, OK 74006. 

March 13 - 14, 2015 - Indianapolis, Indiana
32nd Annual Indianapolis Fishing Tackle Show

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
2930 Waterfront Pkwy. W. Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46214
(317) 299-8400

Click here for show flyer and registration form

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