Saturday, February 9
10:00am Walleye Fishing Tactics- with Hutch Hutcherson
Hutch Hutcherson runs Hutch’s Guide Service in Pierre. He has been featured in In-Fisherman magazine, Walleye Insider magazine, Fins and Feathers magazine, Omaha World Herald, Gary Howe Outdoors, Kansas City Journal and many more. Hutch does fishing and hunting seminars at major sport shows throughout the Midwest and has been featured in many outdoor television shows. www.fishinghutch.com
11:00am South Dakota Big Game Update- with Trenton Haffley, SD GFP
Trenton has been working for SDGF&P out of Rapid City since 2011. He started his career working in the habitat section and is currently the Regional Terrestrial Resources Supervisor. Growing up in central Minnesota, he spent as much time as possible hunting and fishing but has really had the opportunity to expand his big game hunting adventures since moving to western South Dakota.
12:30pm How to Take Better Field Photos- with Gary English
Gary English owns and operates Golden Hills Taxidermy in Rapid City SD and has been providing professional Taxidermy services for the past 30 years. He has been a vendor for Cabela’s for 20 years providing buffalo head mounts for their catalog and online customers. Many of his mounts appear as dioramas in Cabela’s retail stores throughout the country including a herd of nine life size running buffalo in the Rapid City Cabela’s store. He also a writer and photographer, having appeared in numerous National hunting magazines featuring articles of his hunts.
2:00pm – Predator Hunting Skills and Gear- with James Oneil
James O’Neill is a 4th generation rancher from Martin SD. After playing college football, he returned to the ranch. Hunting coyotes protects his investment. James is the Owner/Founder of O’Neill Ops, is an FFL/SOT, and a predator hunting specialist. He brings a unique knowledge of hybridization of non traditional equipment, techniques, and physical training to help succeed in the field. www.oneillops.com
Local professional fisherman Craig Oyler has been chasing black hills lake trout for over 20 years. His passion for catching lakers is matched by his passion for teaching others what he’s learned.