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By Louie Stout

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D&R Sports Center will host its annual Spring Fishing Show Friday and Saturday with a stellar lineup of seminar speakers.

In addition to Kevin and Jonathon VanDam and Mark Zona, the speaker lineup includes pro bass anglers Bryan Thrift, Casey Ashley, Ron Nelson, Greg Hackney and Cooper Gallant.

Noted smallmouth expert and Traverse City, Mich. area guide Chris Noffsinger will also share his expertise.

Store officials say everything will be on sale. For example, Lew’s KVD rods will be offered at $69.99 and Humminbird buyers will get up to $500 rebates on electronics.

Thrift will kick the seminar program off Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. followed by Zona at 11, Ashley at 12, KVD at 2, Nelson 3:30, Hackney at 5 and JVD at 6:15.

On Saturday, it’s Hackney at 9:30 in the morning followed by Gallant at 10:45, KVD at noon, Ashley at 1:15 and Noffsinger at 2:30.

For more information, call the store at 269 372-2277.