JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The Army and Air Force Exchange Service management at the JBLM Lewis-Main Exchange, along with more than 50 hunting and fishing guides, vendors and outdoor experts, will host an outdoor expo for Service members Saturday, June 22 in the Exchange parking lot.
The Outdoor Expo, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and run through 7 p.m., is a great opportunity for Service members to visit with people from the area who enjoy the outdoor activities available in the Northwest.
Expo attendees can attend free seminars to listen to and learn from 17 local northwest hunting and fishing experts. Attendees are encouraged to chat with the representatives at their booths, share information, develop local contacts, and connect with people who share the same outdoor passions.
Representatives from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Project Healing Waters, along more than 20 outdoor products manufacturers, guide services and vendors will have booths set up and be available to answer questions and discuss their products.
Free fishing seminars will include:
Walleye with Northwest Legendary Guide Ed Iman
Bass with Pro-Staff Tournament Angler Chris Ferry
Salmon with Guide and Pro-Staff Angler Bruce Warren
Steelhead with Guide and Pro-Staff Angler Doug Dosch
Pink Salmon with Guide and Pro-Staff Angler Brianna Bruce
Musky with Tournament Angler Kevin Bye
Kokanee with Guide and Pro-Staff Angler Brianna Bruce
Washington’s Warm Water Fishery with WDFW Biologist Bruce Bolding
Sockeye Salmon with Guide Jerrod Gibbons
Sturgeon with Guide and Pro-Staff Angler Bruce Warren
Shark with Guide Kelly Barnum
Curing Bait with Fetha Styx Womens Angling Team Member Kimber Roberts
Basics in Bead Angling with Hevi-Beads Loren Dunbar
Free hunting seminars will include:
Rifle Hunting for Deer with Columnist and Pro-Staff Hunter Kelly Riordin
Water Fowl Hunting with Pro-Staff Hunter Mitch Meyers
Bow Hunting Bear with Guide Shane Barbour
Rifle Hunting for Elk with Guide Shane Barbour
The JBLM Outdoor Expo is open to all active duty, National Guard, Reserve, Military retiree and family members who have access to the installation.