A Celebration of the Outdoors
Running January 24 – 28, 2018 is the state of Washington’s largest sportsmen’s show. The show opens January 24 with a packed line-up of family-friendly attractions, new expert speakers and past crowd-pleasers at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.
What’s up? It’s the 31st Washington Sportsmen’s Show that offers over 150 hours of free “how to” seminars, camp cooking demonstrations, a kids’ free fishing event, lots of competition, and more. It’s the perfect time to begin planning outdoor adventures with professional guides, outfitters and other resources to assist in making fishing, hunting and wildlife-watching trips a reality.
See the first-ever kokanee tank at the show. It’s a display and demo show featuring dozens of catchable size kokanee salmon in a specially-built, thermostatically-controlled tank.
Then a teaching and demo show of Les Schwab Tires’ Indoor River showcasing who’s who in northwest fishing to teach and demonstrate a variety of river and stream fishing tactics, techniques and presentations of trout.
The Kids Trout Pond returns this year with 2,000 pounds of trout to catch at the show. All gear is provided, and it’s free with admission into the show for kids 12 and younger.
There’s Brett Stoffel’s survival seminar to help people overcome the odds and survive dire conditions. There are more than 40 hours of hunting and fishing seminars every day at the show. Admission is free. See what’s covered in these seminars – salmon, steelhead, trout, kokanee and bass fishing, turkey hunting, elk calling, horse and mule packing, fly tying, DIY hunts in Idaho, dog training and more.
There are aisles and aisles to wander and ogle at every conceivable fishing, hunting and camping accessory on display and most available for sale at the show. Along with an array of products are boats, ATV’s, RV’s, outdoor art, trucks, apparel, knives, media and books and optics.
Plan Your Great Adventure in Puyallup
If you’re staying with us at our Puyallup motel, know you’re just minutes away from the long-standing sportsmen’s show in Washington state. Don’t miss the grander and more exciting 2018 Washington Sportsmen’s Show.