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Winter boat show opens Thursday in Oklahoma City

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BY ED GODFREY, OUTDOORS EDITOR, EGODFREY@OPUBCO.COM Modified: January 22, 2011 at 10:31 pm •  Published: January 22, 2011

Winter boat show opens Thursday

The 56th annual Oklahoma City Winter Boat Show opens Thursday at State Fair Park.

The show, which runs daily through Sunday, will be held in the Cox Pavilion and the Travel and Transportation Building.

Sponsored by the Oklahoma City Boat Dealers Association, the show will feature boats, personal watercraft, ski equipment, four-wheelers, fishing tackle and boating accessories.

Professional bass anglers Mark Menendez, Kenyon Hill, Brad Hallman and Terry Butcher will be appearing.

Show hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday; noon to 9 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are $7 for adults. Ages 11 and younger receive free admission. On Thursday and Friday only, couples receive $10 admission.

Discount tickets are available at 7-Eleven stores. For more information, visit

Tackle show at Cox Convention Center

After a two-year absence, Oklahoma City is getting a winter tackle show but with a new promoter and at a new location.

The Oklahoma Tackle and Hunting Show will be Friday through Sunday at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

The show will include tackle, fishing and hunting guides, gun and knife dealers, a dog show, fishing seminars, a kids' fishing pond, kids' archery shooting, bluegrass music, a wild turkey calling contest, a rattlesnake show and more.

Montgomery Productions of Adair, which has put on tackle shows in the Tulsa area for several years, has organized the Oklahoma City show.

Trophy bass guide Chuck Justice, Lake Eufaula crappie guide Todd Huckabee, pro bass angler Mike Delvisco and catfish angler Danny King will be conducting fishing seminars.

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