Check out the experts at the Seattle Boat Show

  • Sat Jan 21st, 2012 10:51pm
  • Sports

By Wayne Kruse Special to The Herald

More than 200 free seminars are scheduled for the 10 days of the Seattle Boat Show, including 65 free fishing and crabbing presentations. One expert will be Gary Krein, owner/skipper of All Star Charters in Everett and the ranking guru of things salmon in north Puget Sound. Another is Tom Ohaus, a nationally recognized outdoor writer and Sitka fishing guide. Ohaus will share techniques on how to improve fishing skills for salmon, halibut, lingcod and rockfish.

The fishing/crabbing seminar schedule is as follows:

Saltwater Fishing in British Columbia, Tom Nelson, 2 p.m. Jan 27, noon Jan. 28, 1 p.m. Jan. 29, 2 p.m. Jan. 31, 3 p.m. Feb 1, 2 p.m. Feb 2, and .2 p.m. Feb. 3.

Crabbing in Washington, Clyde McBrayer, 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Jan. 27, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Jan. 29, 6 p.m. Feb. 2, 4 p.m. Feb. 3, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 4, and 2 p.m. Feb. 5.

Mooching for Puget Sound salmon, Keith Robbins, 4 p.m. Jan. 27, 1 p.m. Jan. 28, 3 p.m. Jan. 29, and 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

Puget Sound Chinook and Coho, Tom Nelson, 6 p.m. Jan. 27, 6 p.m. Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, 4 p.m. Feb. 2, 7 p.m. Feb. 3, and 2 p.m. Feb. 4.

North Puget Sound Salmon, Gary Krein, 7 p.m. Jan. 27, 5 p.m. Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Jan. 30, 4 p.m. Jan. 31, 5 p.m. Feb. 2, 6 p.m. Feb. 3, 5 p.m. Feb. 4, and 3 p.m. Feb. 5.

Fishing in the San Juan Islands, Jim Aggergaard, 5 p.m. Jan. 29, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 30, 3 p.m. Feb. 3, and 5 p.m. Feb. 5.

Productive Ocean Salmon Techniques, Mike Jamboretz, 3 p.m. Jan. 30, 3 p.m. Jan. 31, and 2 p.m. Feb. 1.

How to Catch Northwest Albacore, Todd Schwartz, 6 p.m. Jan. 30, 6 p.m. Jan. 31, and 4 p.m. Feb. 1.

Sitka: Salmon, Halibut, Ling and Rockfish Paradise, Tom Ohaus, 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 5 p.m. Feb. 3, and 4 p.m. Feb. 4.

Mooching, Tom Ohaus, 5 p.m. Feb. 1, and 1 p.m. Feb. 4.

Northwest Kayak Fishing Skills, Bryce Molenkamp, 6 p.m. Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Feb. 2, and 4 p.m. Feb. 5.

Ocean Halibut, Mike Jamboretz, 3 p.m. Feb. 2.

Top Tactics for Winter Blackmouth, John Keizer, noon Feb. 4.

Summer Kings in the Ocean and Puget Sound, John Keizer, 1 p.m. Feb. 5.