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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.

July 9 - 11 , 2015 - Springfield, Missouri
NFLCC National Show

The 2015 NFLCC National Show is in Springfield, Missouri. The host hotel is the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, 333 John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield, MO, 65806. For room reservations call 417-864-7333. When calling mention the NFLCC to receive the special show room rate of $92/night for a standard king or 2 double beds. King Suites are $127.00/night. Show co-hosts are Jack Looney and Don Getz.

Backup hotel is Holiday Inn Express 417-522-0217 or contact Sandy Harrell by email at

National Show registration forms will be included in the March Gazette

August 7 - 8, 2015 - Bouckville, New York
Lang's Discovery Auction

The "Discovery" Auction will be a huge 2 day sale, including tens of thousands of antique and collectible fishing and hunting related items. Both days, the auction will take place on the Cider House Showfield in Bouckville, NY, under the permanent Pavilion.

Click here for complete details

August 22nd, 2015 - Holland, Ohio
Northwest Ohio Vintage Fishing Tackle, Decoys & Outdoor Collectibles Show

Saturday 9am-6pm

Show Location
The Paragon
1590 Albon rd Suite 12 Holland,Oh 43528

Courtyard Toledo, Airport,Holland
1435 East mall Dr.Holland,Oh 43528

Room rates

$20.00 per table
8ft. tables

Registration Form and Show Host Information:
Please make checks payable to :
Joe Stuard
P.O. Box 2547
Whitehouse,Oh 43571

Phone (419)654-5555

Click Here For Additional Information

September 10-13 , 2015 - Cincinnati, Ohio

The annual fall Cincinnati Antique Fishing Tackle Show will be held Thursday Sept.10th, Friday Sept. 11th, Saturday Sept. 12th , Sunday Sept. 13th , till  11am 2015. The show runs from about Noon Thursday to noon Sunday.  Location is the same as past shows at the Super 8 Inn & suites at I-71 & RT. 741 (exit 25) which is a few miles north of I-275 and across I-71 from Kings Island Amusement Park. PETS ALLOWED FOR AN EXTRA $15 FEE.

This a room to room show all 3 days, with tables available at $5 each. There will be a consignment auction Saturday at 3pm. There are always some great items to bid on.

Attendance fee for sellers is $12.00 per person. Non selling family members are free. Parking lot space &
Registration $24 for 1-3days. Rates are $59.99 per night + tax payable upon check in. Room reservations must be made with the Inn direct by Sept. 1st. Ask for Mr. Singh. Mon, Tue, Wed.  Phone 513-398-8075.   If you have any problems with reservations host can not guarantee rooms. Attendees must make their own reservations. Host will assign rooms as in the past Sept. 1st  and will try to honor requests where possible. Be sure to mention the CINCINNATI TACKLE SHOW when making reservations. CHECK WITH CLERK ABOUT EARLY CHECK OUT OR CANCELLATIONS! PUBLIC VISITING IS FREE.

This is always a large well attended meet with many local and out of state exhibitors and collectors.  
This meet is open to the public. Make plans to attend. You will have lots of fun. Lots of nice old tackle.

Host: John M. Nunn Home 513-583-5880
674 Wards Corner Rd Cell 513-310-2424
Loveland, Ohio 45140

This meet will be advertised! 

Click Here For Registration

September 11-12, 2015 - Sonora, California
Fishing Tackle, Duck Decoy
Sporting Collectible Show

Buy . Sell . Trade
Old and new fishing tackle, reels, creels, rods, lures,duck decoys, duck calls, wildlife art, books, etc,

Motherlode Fairgrounds
220 Southgate Dr.
Sonora, California 95370

Contact Bert Kronnick for additional information

September 25-26, 2015 - Decatur, Alabama
2015 Region #3 Fall Show

The show dates for the 20th Annual Region 3 Show are September 25th and 26th, 2015 at the Double Tree Decatur Riverfront Hotel, Decatur, Alabama.

The NFLCC room rates are $89 for a double or king and $109 for a suite for Thursday 24th, Friday 25th, and Saturday 26th. Reservations may be made by calling 256-355-3150 after July 1st. Those making reservations should mention the NFLCC show.  

The show is a yearly sellout and is almost full with nearly 100 tables reserved so far.  Tables are $25.00 each.  Registration will be $10.00.  We will make every effort to accommodate all members interested in purchasing tables, but remember the availability of additional space for tables is limited. If you want a table you better reserve it soon!

Send Registration payable to:      Fred Vengrouskie
                                                     4010 Saddlehorn Bend SW
                                                     Decatur, AL  35603

Please email me at or call Fred Vengrouskie  at (256) 348-2336 with any questions concerning the show.

October 9 - 11 , 2015 - Nakomis / Osprey, Florida
FATC Fall Antique Tackle Show

Fri & Sat 8am-5pm
Sun 8am-12pm

SHOW LOCATION: Bentley's Hotel - 1660 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229

Additional information available on FATC website

Click Here For Show Flyer

October 10 , 2015 - Baraboo, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Dells Show
28th Annual Region #6 show

Saturday October 10th, 2015

Show hours: 7:30 am set-up for members. 8:30am for public
Show ends at 2pm
Locatio; Ho-Chunk Convention Center and Hotel
                S3214 US Highway 12
                Baraboo,  WI,  53913
                Phone; 608-355-1500 or 800-446-5550
       Be sure to mention NFLCC to receive show rate
Tables are $25 each
Show Host:  Stu Stein  262-284-6357  Email:
Co-Host;  John Collen 262-632-4635 Email

October 17, 2015 - Mountain Home, Arkansas
12th Annual
Arkansas Twin Lakes
Antique Fishing Tackle Swap & Show

Saturday, October 17, 2015  7:30 A.M.
 Ramada Inn at 1127 NE Hwy 62 in Mountain Home, AR
Special room rate is $69.00+Tax
Make reservations early by calling 870-425-9191
This area has lots of people that are retired and the show is highly advertised, so lots of tackle comes in off the street.
There will be a huge assortment of old lures, reels, rods and other fishing related items.  Tackle collectors from all over the south attend and bring loads of goodies to sell, trade or just to show off!  Come early on Saturday morning as many of the traders go home by noon to watch the Hogs play on TV!
There will be free appraisals available on site and several auctions during the day as needed.
General admission is only $3.00.  Table rentals are $15.00 each.
Room trading will be on Friday night, Oct. 16!!
For more information call:  Jerry McCoy  870-405-9238 or 870-481-5199

October 24, 2015 - Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Region 5 NFLCC Lure Show
Oct. 24 Ft. Wayne

Don Hall's Guest House 1313 W. Washington Ctr. Rd.
Exit 311 Interstate 69
Phone 260-489-2525 or 1-800-348-1999

Show hours 7:00 am. To 1:00 pm.
Set up for table exhibitors 6:00 am.
NFLCC Members enter 7:00 am. Public enters 8:00 am.

Table rental is $25.00

Entry fee is $5.00, includes spouse and immediate family under 18.

Room rates are $85.00 for standard room 2 double beds. This rate includes 2 breakfast buffets. If guest would like to get breakfast & dinner special: contact the hotel for special rates.The restaurant is one of the best in the area.

For more information

David Saalfrank 260-622-7107 email
Bob King 260-622-4829 email

Table reservations send money to David Saalfrank 1013 e 900 n. Ossian, In. 46777

November 6 - 7 , 2015 - Kelso, Washington
NFLCC Region 9 Fall Show

Kelso Red Lion Hotel
I-5 Exit 39
Kelso, Washington

Contact Harvey Musselman for additional information:

Click here for show flyer & registration form

November 20 - 22, 2015 - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

CATC Fall Show

The CATC 2015 Fall Show will be held at:

Springmaid Resort & Conference Center
3200 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Toll Free (866) 764-8501

Click here for show flyer and registration form

February 6, 2016 - Carthage, Missouri
The 29th Annual

The Ozarks NFLCC Vintage Lure and Tackle Meet
February 6, 2016

*****NEW LOCATION *****
Fairview Christian Church - Community Center
 2320 S. Grand Ave. 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 6,  2016 starting at 7:00 am, at a new location.  The venue, listed above is bigger, brighter and gives us room to  expand for the future.  It is on the south side of Carthage, yet easy to find and maps will be provided.  The public is invited to bring in tackle for identification and appraisal from 9:00 to 11:00. The host hotel is the same. Room trading will be on Friday the 5th 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:  Our host hotel is the same, the 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:  All tables are $20.00 each.  This change is necessary because we now will have to rent a number of them.   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.

February 26 - 28, 2016 - Daytona Beach, Florida
"The 25th Florida International Tackle Show"

Return for the SUN,
Return for the FUN,

The F.A.T.C. “Florida International” will again be back to the Plaza Resort and Spa on the beach in Daytona Beach.
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 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.

Additional information available on FATC website

Click here for show flyer

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