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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.

April 19
, 2014 - Effingham, Illinois

NFLCC 2014
Central Illinois Lure Meet

Saturday, April 19, 2014      8 am - 2 pm

Knights of Columbus Hall, 1501 W. Fayette
Effingham - exit 159 off I-70

Contact show host Dave Boyer for additional information

Click here for show flyer and registration form

April 24 - 26, 2014 - Temple, Texas
The 9th Annual Award Winning Region 8
Temple, Texas NFLCC Fishing Lure & Tackle Show

The show begins with room trading on Thursday & Friday at the Best Western Temple Inn & Suites
602 North General Bruce Drive, Temple, Texas.  The hotel is conveniently located adjacent to IH 35.
The rooms include free high speed internet, microwave, and refrigerator.  A free continental breakfast
 is served daily.  Mention the NFLCC to receive the discounted rate of $74.99 per night. 
The Best Western phone number is 254-742-1122.

****   Please be advised, the hotel is a small two story hotel that fills up quickly !

The show & auction will take place on Saturday April 26th at the Knights of Columbus Hall,
2218 West Avenue D, Temple, Texas.  The K of C is a non-smoking facility with a snack bar available.
The doors will be open for Members only from 7:00 am – 8:00 am. 
The public will be admitted at 8:00 am, the auction will begin at 10:30 am.  (Show ends at 2:00 pm.)
Public Admission:  $5 per person, children 12 & under FREE

Contact Show Host Andy Sonnier @ 254-624-3363 for more information or contact Amy Koehler by email

April 25 - 26, 2014 - Little Rock, Arkansas
Little Rock’s 5th Annual Collectible Tackle Show (and Swap Meet) At the Lake DeGray Resort
Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, 2014 

Sponsored by Tackle Collectors of Arkansas (TCA).  HOST:  Ken Scott 
Co Hosts:  Dave Stalnaker, Tommy Holmes,  BV Daniel,  Don Evans,  John Corley,   Don Brader,  Ray Rodgers, Mike Westbrook
Yes, the show has been moved from Downtown Little Rock one hour away down I-30 to the beautiful Lake DeGray Resort, and 20 miles down the road from Hot Springs. This beautiful 13,800 lake and Arkansas State Park and Resort is best viewed for all of its  “too many to list” amenities online at .   But briefly, in addition to our tackle show you can:  Golf on their 18 hole 7,100 yard beautiful/scenic course, fish,  snorkel or scuba dive, swim (in lake or heated outdoor pool), hot tub, play tennis, horse back ride, hike, bike, camp, use the full service marina (bring your own boat or rent: fish, ski, canoe, party barge, houseboat, personal water craft), and use the full service restaurant overlooking the lake.
Fees:  Registration is $10 per family, any other guest is $5 for a one day membership. Showroom tables are only $10 for a six foot table.  Registration on Friday is from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and includes free beverages and snacks.  A very reasonable room rate in the lodge at this outstanding resort is set by Arkansas State Parks at $95.  You need to BOOK EARLY, this is a resort and will almost certainly sell out and our block of rooms is only guaranteed until March 26, 2014.  You can begin making your room reservation now by calling 1-800-737-8355, mention group number #1386078. 
DETAILS:  Room trade on Friday from whenever you get here until you close your door.  Show is on Saturday with set up at 7:00 a.m.  Show opens at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.  Call or email Ken Scott for more details:  email at: and phone at:  501-680-8412.  Mail your check and registration form to Ken Scott, 10833 Rivercrest Drive, Little Rock, AR  72212.

April 25 - 27, 2014
Crossroads Angling Auction Spring Extravaganza

Discovery Auction over 450 lots – Friday April 25th
Crossroads Antique Tackle Show – Saturday April 26th
Cataloged Auction over 550 lots – Sunday April 27th

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

May 16 - 18 , 2014 - Savannah, Georgia

CATC Spring Show

The CATC Spring 2014 Antique Fishing Tackle Show
will be held at:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
17 Gateway Blvd East
Savannah, Georgia
(912) 925-2700
Exit 94 on I-95

Click here for show flyer and registration form

May 17- 18 , 2014
Lang's Auction
May 17 & 18, 2014 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. If you've never participated in a Lang's Auction, we invite you to join us this spring.

Visit the website for additional information:

June 6-8 , 2014 - Punta Gorda, Florida
FATC Summer Show

First show in this area in 13 years!
Members From: F.A.T.C., O.R.C.A., C.A.T.C., & N.F.L.C.C. are all invited to participate in this show

SHOW LOCATION: Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotels and Suites, Punta Gorda, FL. You can see an overview of Punta Gorda at:

: Room trading is on Thursday, June 5th. Tthe show is Friday, June 6th & Saturday, June 7th. Break down is Sunday, June 8th and the show area is cleared by 12 noon.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotels and Suites 941-639-1165. FATC Room Rates, at $67.50 per night. Waterfront rooms are on a first come, first serve reservation basis!

TABLE AND REGISTRATION: Registration is $ 15.00 per member.
8 ft. tables, $ 35.00 each, wall or aisle. Membership dues must be current to register.
ORCA, CATC, NFLCC, & All Club Members: Registration Fee $15.00

QUESTIONS: Contact Show Hosts Dick Braun (941) 639-8330 / Rick Vaughn (941) 223-8996 /

Visit the FATC Website for show flyer and registration

July 10 - 12 , 2014 - Fort Wayne, Indiana
FORT WAYNE, IN. – JULY 10th, 11th &12th, 2014

SHOW HOSTS:     David Saalfrank and Bob King
Location:     Grand Wayne Convention Center 120 West Jefferson Blvd.

 The host hotel is the “Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Center", which is attached to the convention center.  There are 200 rooms blocked at this hotel.  The back up hotel is the “Courtyard by Marriot-Fort Wayne Downtown at Grand Wayne Convention Center” 1150 South Harrison St. and is connected to the convention center by an overhead walkway, and there are 100 rooms blocked at this hotel.  Booth hotels have more rooms available for the NFLCC show. Rates at Hilton Hotel are $99.00, Courtyard $102.00, + applicable taxes (1 to 4 people) with children 18 and under staying free with parents in the same room. This rate applies from the Sunday prior to the show to the Saturday night of the show. Suites are offered at a $20 more, if available. When reserving your rooms please refer to “National Fishing Lure Collectors Club” block to get the club rate, remember that you need to register for the show to get these rates. Additional registration and hotel information is available at Reservations need to be made by 3:00 PM on June 24 in order to assure the club rate and block of rooms. Please make your reservations promptly.

Fort Wayne Hilton                                                                        Courtyard by Marriott
1020 S. Calhoun St.                                                                         1150 S, Harrison St.
Fort Wayne, In. 46802                                                                    Fort Wayne, In. 46802
Phone 260-420-1100                                                                       Phone 260-490-3629
 1-800-445-8667                                                                   1-866-704-6163

MEET RESTRICTIONS:  You must be a member in good standing with the NFLCC, meaning all dues paid through June 2015.  At least 75% of total display must be FISHING TACKLE related. No firearms POSITIVELY NO EXCEPTIONS!

REGISTRATION & TABLES:  Advance registration is $25.00 per member including spouse (significant other) and minor children.  Each paid member is allowed to bring one (1) non guest (providing the guest has never been a member of the NFLCC) free of charge.  Additional guests must purchase a membership and registration.  Pre registration will close on July, 4th, 2014. Confirmation of registration, if requested, will be by email or phone at your preference.  Registration at the door will be $35.00 per member so register early.  Table Registration is $25.00 per 8 foot table. $15.00 per table for special collection exhibit (max of 2 at this rate per member). We have a limited number of exhibit tables, and free space for youth exhibits. Row end tables (8ft + a 6ft) are on a first come basis for $50.00. Members wanting next to each other must send their separate table registration forms and checks in the same envelope. All tables are on a first come basis. No refunds allowed after June 27, 2014.

 DO NOT SEND dues with registration, send them to NFLCC Secretary.

Below is a list of “possible” events that will be made available for the spouse and children attending the Nationals too try and get the show back to a family event. If you would participate in any of these event or have questions please contact Bob King at 260-403-5391 or email at so we can get an idea on what we need to set up and on what scale.

  1. Auburn-Cord-Duesenburg Museum$. 2.Children's Zoo$   3. DeBrand Fine Chocolates factory tour$ 4. Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center trip 5. Botanical Gardens, which is next to the hotels $. Also see the list of other activities available to you at FortWayneActivities

 As always we can use more volunteers for helping with show functions.  If you would like to become a volunteer, please contact David Saalfrank at 260-622-7107 or

Contact Bob King at or David Saalfrank at for show flyer & registration form

August 8-9 , 2014 - Bouckville, NY

Lang's 2014 Outdoor Sporting Show

Cider House Showfield - Rt. 20, Bouckville, NY
FREE Dealer Booths! FREE Public Admission! FREE Dealer Parking!

Lang's show kicks off an incredible 10 day multi-show event in the heart of central New York's Antiques Community. Madison-Bouckville Antique Week has grown over the past 40 years into a major event, touting many individual shows, each opening on different days, and culminating with a huge open air antiques & collectibles show. It is estimated over 40,000 dealers, collectors and retail buyers attend this event each year.

The show will coincide with Lang's Discovery Auction as in years past. The pairing of these great events will afford dealers and collectors two great venues to buy and sell, reconnect with old friends and forge new business and personal acquaintances. And now with FREE DEALER BOOTHS!

Click here for additional information

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

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