Boat Show

Craig and Carla Gilbert won last year's Tuff-Man championship event which paid them $10,000. Another field of 60 Tuff-Man teams compete this weekend for over $20,000 in cash and prizes as part of the 2020 Central Texas Boat and Outdoor Show taking place 24-26 January at the Bell County Expo Center.

The 2020 Boat and Outdoor Show begins today at the Bell County Expo Center and the events will continue through Sunday.

The show opens today at 3 p.m. and closes at 8 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., a seminar hosted by Bob Pohlman will focus on entry-level fly fishing, according to organizers.

On Saturday, the show goes from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Events begin at 11 a.m. with a seminar by Tommy Tidwell on Granger Lake crappie fishing. At noon, Chris Payne will host a seminar on entry-level kayak fishing, at 1 p.m. Frank Talley will host a seminar on Central Texas largemouth bass fishing, at 2 p.m. there will be a Tae-Kwon-Do demonstration by David Shadden and finally at 5:30 p.m. Bob Maindelle will host a seminar on precisely positioning on fish with side-imaging and GPS-style trolling motors, according to organizers.

Other events on Saturday that will take place inside the Expo Center include the weigh-in for day one of the Central Texas High School Tournament Trail that will be led by Gary Klein and Frank Talley at 2 p.m. and the weigh-in for day one of the Tuff-Man Tournament Series also led by Klein and Talley at 3:30 p.m. Klein and Talley will be available for questions and autographs after the weigh-in, according to organizers.

On Sunday, the entry-level fly fishing seminar will be held again at 11 a.m. by Pohlman and Maindelle will host his conference again starting at noon.

Day 2 of both of the weigh-ins will also be on Sunday. The high school weigh-in will begin at 1 p.m. and the Tuff-Man will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Alton Jones Sr. and Talley will be hosting the weigh-in. Jones and Talley will be available for questions and autographs after the weigh-in.

254-501-7464 | hking@kdhnews.com

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