By Louie Stout
The eighth annual Michiana Outdoors & Sportsman Show will be held at the Michiana Events Center (MEC) in Shipshewana next weekend.
The show runs Friday, Jan. 18 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 from 8-5.
The program will have a heavy outdoors flavor with seminars on open water panfishing, ice fishing and bass fishing (Brian Hensley), trapping (Mathew Badger), deer hunting (Fred Abbas), Elk hunting (Alan Carter) and whitetail deer land management (Don Higgins).
In addition, there will be demonstrations by the Dock Dogs, experts to score antlers, and bow shooting exhibits both days.
Vendors include those displaying hunting and fishing gear, hunting and fishing charters, boat dealers, taxidermists and more. Drawings will be held for deer hunts and charter fishing packages.
Admission is $10 for adults and free to children 12 and under.
For more information and seminar schedule, visit www.michianaevents.com.