On Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17, 2016 we will be at The Gathering in Perham, MN.  This is an interesting sporting collectibles show and is the world's largest fish decoy show.  The hours of the show are Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  We look forward to seeing you there.



Come and see the new rod blank colors created by ROD Geeks using St.Croix materials and design.  We are in Booth 206.  The show runs on Thursday, March 3 from 5:00 to 9:00; Friday, March 4 from noon to 9:00; Saturday, March 5, from 10:00 to 9:00 and Sunday, March 6 from 10:00 to 5:00. 



We look forward to your visit to our Booth #174 at the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel and RV Show at the DECC, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN.  Show times are Wednesday and Thursday the 17th and 18th from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.;  Friday and Saturday the 19th and 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; and Sunday the 21st from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Here is our 2016 sports show schedule:

February 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center in Duluth,  MN;

March 3, 4, 5 and 6 at the Fargo Dome in Fargo, ND;

March 11, 12 and 13 at the State Fair Grounds in Minot, ND;

March 18, 19 and 20 at the Raymond Center in Williston, ND;

April 16 and 17 at the Community Center in Perham, MN.

An excerpt from KX news in Minot, ND on March 15, 2015:

Jon Steblay says he never considered his custom fishing rods to be artful, but that is exactly the comment he repeatedly heard at this year's KX Sport Show.  Whitecap Custom Rods started out as a hobby, and Steblay says it grew into an addiction, until his wife warned him to either get help or turn it into a business.  So he says he retired from teaching and is now busier than ever, reeling in nearly one hundred custom rods orders each year.  Each piece takes about a week from beginning to end. He also has his favorites....(Jon Steblay, Owner, Whitecap Custom Rods) "You know, a couple of them, I think one is when my kids wanted a certain rod, a certain way. They designed it and I built it for 'em... appreciation there. And then I've also done rods that I've donated to foundations and such for fundraiser's and those are kind of special because they're unique and they're for good causes."

View video on KX News

We are on our way to Willistion.  The Sports and Recreation Show is in the Raymond Recreation Center on Friday, March 20 from 1:00 to 8:00; Saturday, March 21 from 10:00 to 7:00 and Sunday, March 22 from 10:00 to 4:00.   We look forward to seeing the fishing people we have met in the last couple of years as well meeting new fisherpeople.  Be sure to stop by our booth.

Come visit our booth, number 88, at the Fair Grounds in Minot. Friday hours are from 11 AM to 8 PM. Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM. Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM. 

Come see us at the Red River Valley Sportsmen's Boat, Camping and Vacation Show in Fargo, ND at the Fargodome on 1800 North University Drive.  The show times are Thursday, March 5th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.;  Friday, March 6th from 12 noon - 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 8th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Our Booth number is 206.  We've never been to this show and are looking forward to meeting you, talking fishing with you and showing you our custom designed rods to meet your fishing needs.


We will be at the Bismarck Sports Show in the Bismarck Civic Center on February 20 - 22, 2015.  The hours for Friday the 20th are from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Saturday, February 21 the hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on the 22nd the hours are from noon until 5:00 p.m.  We look forward to visiting with you at the show.  Bring your fishing tales to share!!!


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