Plenty going on this weekend at Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza

Whether you’re looking to book a duck hunt in Chincoteague, a white-tailed deer hunt in Illinois, game preserve pheasant hunting in Pennsylvania, or meet Innerloc Out-There TV host Corey Brossman, you can find them all at one site Aug. 27-28 during the 11th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.

Sportsmen, sports women and children can take advantage of the opportunity not only to try introductory skills and hone up on their current ones, but they also have the chance to book hunts and learn more about their passionate pursuit of the Great Outdoors from some of the true experts in the hunting and fishing world.

And, there’s a Saturday Hunting & Fishing Flea Market where you can add to your current gear collection, or start your first outdoors gear collection at bargain prices!

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From Brossman, a Reading native, to Orefield native Josh Day’s Whack ‘Em Guide Service for fishing in New York’s stellar Salmon River, the Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza not only

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Bird dog competition and seminars at Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28.

By Gary R. Blockus

A Sporting Life.net

After these hot August dog days of summer, it’s time to get your dog in gear.

Get your pup ready for hunting season at the 6th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Top Dog Challenge 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.

The timed bird-finding event is sponsored by Pheasant Valley Farm of Robesonia, Berks County and the LVHFE, Show_Imageand is open to flushers, pointers and retrievers. Trophies are awarded at the completion of the event, and the top three places will receive Cabela’s gift cards.

In addition, 

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Kids are the focus at LVHFE Aug. 27-28

By Gary R. Blockus

A Sporting Life.net

KEMPTON — Forget the kid in the candy store.

At the annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza, we put the kids in the outdoors and show them how to have wholesome fun, all the while learning proper outdoor skills and how to be respectful citizens.

Bring your children and their friends to the 11th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton., Pa.

wkwkHere, they’ll have a chance to catch their first fish, draw a bow, safely shoot BB guns and air rifles under expert supervision, learn about forestry and meet Smokey Bear, and so much more.

And, the kids have the chance to win a free Remington 870 Youth Shotgun, courtesy of

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Lehigh Valley DU Pig Roast and Block Shoot Aug. 21 at Grouse Hall

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is holding its second annual Fall Sportsmen’s Pig Roast and Block Shoot 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Grouse Hall Fish & Game Association in Coplay.

 

WoodDuckBox“This is an important event for us,” said chapter spokesman Todd Dalrymple, Jr. “It helped our Chapter raise over $25,000 for conservation last year, which equals approximately 100 acres of habitat improvement and restoration.”

In addition to the block shoot and pig roast, the casual event will feature

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Vietnam seminars on tap at LVHFE

The Dogs of War Vietnam Living History Group will once again set up camp at the Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds, Kempton, Pa.

 

This year, however, there will be no battle reenactment as the Dogs of War begin to focus more on educational awareness. As part of the effort, the group is showcasing the actual command Jeep used by Gen. George S. Patton IV during the conflict.

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Wet going – A Marine keeps a battery pack dry as he wades through a muddy hole while on a search mission.
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“We’re doing four educational seminars throughout the show,” said Dogs of War founder Jon Showers, who was

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Photo contest deadline approaching

 

 

Get your cameras ready and prepare to use The Great Outdoors as your backdrop.

 

The third annual Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Photography Contest sponsored by Cabela’s will be judged Aug. 27 and 28 at the 11th annual outdoors show once again being held at the Kempton Fairgrounds.

 

“The photo contest theme this year is ‘What A Wonderful World’,” explained Jeannie Carl, the coordinator for the photography contest. “We’re just trying to

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Grab your camera for the LVHFE Photo Contest

 

Get your cameras ready and prepare to use The Great Outdoors as your backdrop.

The third annual Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Photography Contest sponsored by Cabela’s will be judged Aug. 27 and 28 at the 11th annual outdoors show once again being held  at the Kempton Fairgrounds.

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“The photo contest theme this year is ‘What A Wonderful World’,” explained Jeannie Carl, the coordinator for the photography contest. “We’re just trying to inspire photographers to get out there and take a long look at their world. The photos can be a sunrise, a sunset, a child playing in a puddle, a dog, whatever. We just want photographers to get a sense of what’s around them and connect with it.”

The contest features three categories: Wildlife; Macro; and Landscape, and people can be in the landscape to make the shot more interesting.

The deadline for entry is

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Get ready for the 11th Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza

Gather the family and pets and circle the weekend of Aug. 27-28 on your calendar to celebrate and promote hunting, fishing and the great outdoors.

The 11th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza, sponsored by Rothrock Motors, Horwith Freightliner, Cabela’s, Hatfield Quality Meats and Stihl, will take place 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27-28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.

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The family-friendly, kid-friendly outdoors show has something for everyone, even the family dog with the Top Dog hunting challenge.

This is a show where

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Pa. statewide trout opener Saturday

The Lehigh Valley’s Best and Most Complete

Fishing Report 

By GARY R. BLOCKUS of ASPORTINGLIFE.NET

It’s about time Pennsylvania!

No, that’s not a reference to the legalization of medicinal marijuana in the Commonwealth, but to the start of the statewide trout season.

Anglers in the Lehigh Valley and other areas of Southeastern Pennsylvania have been legally fishing for trout in the local waters since April 2. The rest of the state anglers who weren’t willing to travel here – and many were – get to cast their first lines 8 a.m. Saturday, April 16 with the

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