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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.


August 11-12, 2017 - 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 additional information


August 19, 2017 - Millersport, Ohio
Antique Lure & Vintage Tackle Show

Presented by
Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association
August 19, 2017
Located at the Millersport, Oh
at the Lions Club Corn Festival Grounds Club House
2900 Chautauqua Blvd.
Millersport, Oh 43046


This is the first Antique Fishing Lure & Vintage Tackle Show in the Buckeye Lake Area.
Buckeye Lake is rich in fishing tradition and is famous for the Buckeye Lake Amusement Park.
Join us to enjoy the vintage fishing gear and lures on display; trade with others; or just have your special lures appraised!

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September 6-10, 2017 - Branson, Missouri
ORCA National Convention

The 2017 ORCA National Convention will be held September 6-10, 2017 at the legendary fishing mecca of Branson, Missouri at The Chateau on the Lake.

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September 15-17, 2017 - Fernandina Beach, Florida
Florida Antique Tackle Collectors Fall Show

Fernandina Beach, Florida
September 15th, 16th, 17th 2017

Show Location
Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Department
2500 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Accommodations
Days Inn & Suites Amelia Island
2707 Sadler Road
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Click here for show flyer


September 22-23, 2017 - Decatur, Alabama
2017 NFLCC Region 3 Decatur, AL Fall Show

The show dates for the 22nd Annual NFLCC Region 3 Fall Lure Show are September 22 and 23, 2017 at the Double Tree Decatur Riverfront Hotel, Decatur, Alabama.

The NFLCC room rates are $94 for a standard room and $112 for a suite for Thursday 21st, and Friday 22nd. Reservations at those rates may be made by calling 256-355-3150 before September 7, 2017. Those making reservations need to mention the NFLCC show. 

The show is frequently a sellout and is almost full with over 80 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 at this location is limited.

Send Registration payable to:
Fred Vengrouskie
4010 Saddlehorn Bend SW
Decatur, AL  35603
fven@charter.net
(603) 631-5406


September 30, 2017 - Osage Beach, Missouri
Lake of the Ozarks NFLCC Show
“Missouri’s Premier Fall Event”
NFLCC REGION 7 SHOW

The show will be held at the ….

  TAN – TAR - A  RESORT and HOTEL ( 800-826-8272 )
494 Tan Tar A Drive, Osage Beach Mo. 65065

 Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 7:00 am until over (approx. noon).

 Room rates are $95.00 / plus taxes per night. Be sure to mention NFLCC
when making your reservation for this special rate. Special rate good until August 30,2017…So make reservations soon.

Contact or mail registrations to:

Don Getz, 921 Clay Meadows Ct. Liberty, Mo. 64068 - 9402 …… 816-415-0007
or
Jack Looney, 3912 S Breckenridge Dr., Independence, Mo. 64055….816-350-0255

Single 8'Table.........$20.00   
Additional tables ……..$20.00
Registration.............. $10.00
                             
Don’t miss Friday night room trading and hospitality room.


October 20-21, 2017 - Ft. Worth / Burleson, Texas
DFW ANTIQUE FISHING TACKLE SHOW

HAMPTON INN & SUITES FT. WORTH/BURLESON
13251 Jake Court Ft. Worth, TX  76028
Hotel & Reservations 817-295-2727

BURLESON EVENT CENTER (SPJST) 1150 S. Burleson Blvd (I-35)

Friday October 20,2017 Room Trading @ Hampton Inn & Saturday October 21, 2017 7:30am – 2:00pm Show

           This year we will have our meet in Burleson which is just on the south side of Ft. Worth on I-35 and Hwy 174.  The format will be like the Temple show with room trading at the hotel on Friday and the meet a short 2 miles away in the Burleson Event Center (SPJST Lodge).  The Hampton Inn & Suites is a super nice place that has just been remodeled.  Hot breakfast each day included with room.  They have 88 rooms.  Standard double Queen or single King for $96.00.  Suites $106.00.  Call early and get a suite (what a deal).  Room rate good until October 14th and then rate goes to standard price.  Hotel can sell out for other events so don't wait too long.  La Quinta and Holiday Inn next door for those that wait too long to call.
Direction from Ft. Worth South I-35 take Alsbury exit and cross back east on the bridge over I-35.  Turn left just past McDonalds.
Directions from the south take Alsbury exit, turn right at McDonalds.  You will see the Hampton Inn.
Plenty of restaurants on both sides of I-35 and in Burleson along Hwy 174.
           

          Saturday morning set up at the Burleson Event Center (SPJST) which is easy to get to.  Cross back over I-35 to go south on I-35 and go 2 miles to Hidden Creek exit where you exit I-35 and go under the Hidden Creek bridge along the access road to the Burleson Event Center (SPJST) which is about 250 yards south of the bridge.  Coming from the south, take Hidden Creek exit and cross back to the west over I-35 on Hidden Creek.  After crossing the bridge turn left like you would go back south on the access road of I-35 and again, there is the Burleson Event Center (SPJST).  Call the hotel directly and be sure and mention the National Fishing Lure Collectors Club.  I will set up some free display tables so bring a display.  COME SEE US THIS YEAR!!!!!!!

HOST: Chip Rice 817-295-7750 macmatrix@yahoo.com, Colby Sorrells texasbassbugger@yahoo.com


October 21, 2017 - Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Region 5 NFLCC Lure Show

Oct. 21 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 Carry in tackle boxes $10.00

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 davidasaalfrank@gmail.com
Bob King 260-622-4829 email bbk4@hotmail.com

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

Name_____________________________ Phone #_____________________

Address_____________________________ # of tables _________________

City + State_____________________________ Zip Code _______________


October 28, 2017 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
“ Oshkosh On The Water “
2nd Annual, Region #6 Tackle meet
October 28th, 2017

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center
1 N Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Reservations: 1-855-1900 or 1-920-230-1900

Reservations must be made by 9/27/2017 and are your responsibility.
Be sure to mention NFLCC to receive the special room rate.

Tables are $25 each and include your registration.
Registration without a table is $5.
Show Host: Stu Stein 262-284-6357 stuartjean@msn.com
Co-Host: John Collen 715-224-2824 Jcollen@att.net




November 3-5, 2017 - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Carolina Antique Tackle Collectors
9th Annual Myrtle Beach Antique Fishing Tackle Show

Show will be held at the DoubleTree Resort
3200 S. Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Open to CATC members Nov. 3 - Nov. 5
Open to the public Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Click here for show flyer




November 4, 2017 - Albany, New York
NFLCC - Region 1 Fishing Tackle Show

Saturday - November 4, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ramada Plaza - Albany, NY
3 Watervliet Avenue Exit
Albany, NY 12203
Telephone 518-438-8431

The largest fishing tackle show in New York

Contact show host Les Ozimkowski for additional information.
Phone (516) 297-0022
Email: ozzie6664@aol.com

Click here for show flyer


November 4, 2017 - Mountain Home, Arkansas
14th Annual Arkansas Twin Lakes Antique Fishing Tackle Swap

Saturday, November 4, 2017  7:30 A.M.

Room trading on Friday night as usual.

The host hotel is the Ramada Inn at 1127 NE Hwy 62 in Mountain Home, AR 72653
Call 870-425-9191 for reservations.
The room rate is $69 plus taxes!  The hotel has been remodeled this year.
Go ahead and make your reservations now!  It is best to ask for Crissy.
NOTE:  All downstairs rooms that open to the show floor must be specifically reserved.

General Admission is only $3.00
Table Rentals are $15 per table

Contact Jerry McCoy  870-405-9238 or 870-481-5199


January 5-6, 2018 - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
29th Annual Winterfest 2018 at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

The 29th annual Region 3 Winterfest will once again be held at the Ramada Inn Smoky Mountain Convention Center on January 5th & 6th, 2018. Room reservations can be made by calling 1-800-523-3919. Room rates are $59 standard rooms double occupancy. Your hosts again this year are Dr. Harold Smith and Gibby Gibson. Tables can be reserved by sending requests with payment to Gibby Gibson 3056 Dell Dr. Hermitage, TN 37076 oag111@comcast.net or 615-449-5431. Eight foot tables are still $25 each and a $10 registration fee. This show offers a very family friendly venue at the base of the Smoky Mountains with tons of things to do, great eateries, and very hospitable residents. With over 200 tables of vintage tackle and a full 2 day show in addition to room shopping, the collector’s cup can overflow. We refer to this show as a “reunion” because it is supported each year by some nicest folks in our hobby and new friendships are for the making. Room shopping most of the day Wednesday and Thursday until 6 PM when we have a 3 hour show set-up open to all the membership. Show hours are 9a to 9p on Friday and 8a to 2p on Saturday. We traditionally host a large survivorship auction Friday evening. Many times best NFLCC two day show award means the Winterfest is an annual sellout so make your plans early to join the 29th reunion at the Forge. Ask someone who has attended...our references will be outstanding.


January 19-20, 2018 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
THE 2018 GREAT MILWAUKEE CLASSIC Region 6 NFLCC Lure Show

The GMC crew are looking forward to putting on the big 2018 show.  We’re thrilled to host a super bunch of collectors from around the country.  If you haven’t had a chance to make the show, please consider making the trip.  The social part of this event is amazing and the wide selection of antique and collectible fishing tackle is among the finest around. 

We’ll again be sponsoring an active silent auction during the course of the show, and a live auction on Friday at 7:00pm.

Public attendance is encouraged and very welcome.  Free appraisals!

Dates:  Friday, January 19th – 8:30am - 6:00pm (NFLCC Members), 10:00am - 3:00pm (Public)
            Saturday, January 20th- 8:00am – 2:00pm (NFLCC Members), 9:00am-Noon (Public)

 

Location:                   Sheraton Milwaukee – Brookfield
                                    375 S. Moorland Road
                                    Brookfield, Wisconsin
                                    Phone:  262-364-1100

Reservations may be made immediately, but not later than January 12th, 2018 to ensure show rates.  Contact the hotel directly and be sure to mention the NFLCC.

 

Admission:               Tables are $30.00 each, includes registration- Reserve early!
                                    Registration without a table is $5.00.
                                    Send checks payable to Chris Slusar:
                                    13506 W. Travis Trace Rd, Evansville, WI, 53536

Hosts:  Call us with any questions! 

            Chris Slusar- Ph. 262-960-2230 or cjslusar@gmail.com
            Larry Fonk- 262-945-7139 or kfonk1@wi.rr.com



February 3, 2018 - Carthage, Missouri
The 31st Annual CARTHAGE SHOW
The Ozark’s NFLCC Vintage Lure and Tackle Meet

Saturday - February 3, 2018

Fairview Christian Church - Community Center
 2320 S. Grand Ave. Carthage, MO

Show Hosts:  Casey Jones and Bill Bates

The 31st annual Carthage Show will be held on Saturday February 3,  2018 starting at 7:00 am, at the same location as last year.  The Fairview Christian Church 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 as last year..   We will be at the Quality Inn and Suites - Precious Moments Hotel, details below.   This hotel is close to our show and more spacious, with more rooms and an elevator to the second floor.  We also plan to have a hospitality room set up at the hotel around 4:00 pm on Friday.

Hotel Reservations:  Room trading on Friday will be at the Quality Inn and Suites - Precious Moments Hotel  located at 2701 Hazel Street Carthage,  Their phone number for reservations is (417) 359-5900.  Room rates are $76.49 plus tax for two queen beds and $72.24 plus tax for a single king room.  In order to get these rates, reservations must be made by 01-18-2017.  Please, inform them that you are attending the NFLCC show.
Registration:  Show registration is $10.00

Tables:  All tables are $20.00 each. 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 149pcs@mchsi.com for questions about tables and registrations.  If you have special requests about table location, forward that to Bill as well.

Silent Auctions:  We anticipate that silent auctions will be running during the show.  These will be handled by NFLCC program managers who are assisting club members and survivors with the dispersal of their collections.

Contact Information:  Please, let us know your questions or suggestions about the show.  Show hosts, Casey Jones can be contacted at (417) 276-1812 or bucknbass2008@hotmail.com.  Bill Bates can be contacted as noted above.

We look forward to seeing you in February


FATC

March 2-4, 2018 - Daytona Beach, Florida
Florida Antique Tackle Collectors
Daytona International Tackle Show

March 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 2018
At the Plaza Resort and Spa
Daytona Beach, Florida


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