2017 Presenters

Jim Beverly

Come watch the Retriever Demonstration and talk to Jim Beverly, 50 year veteran dog trainer, about your pooch!

Come meet Gerry Rightmyer and Steve Schicker, hosts of Forever Wild Outdoors which airs on the Pursuit Channel. They will be providing a number of seminars on topics such as Field Judging Whitetails, Bear Hunting the North Country, Affordable Big Games Hunts Trail Camera Tactics, How to Film Your Own Hunts, Fall Turkey Hunting Tactics and more…

Watch episodes of their Season 3 show at their booth and talk hunting with them! For the past 3o years, Gerry has pursued big game. To date he has hunted 15 states, five Canadian Provinces, South America and two provinces in South Africa. Over this span he has qualified animals in the Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, and New York State records. His accomplishments include gold and silver medals in Safari Club International records as well. He has taken big game with rifle, shotgun, muzzleloader, compound bow and crossbow.

When Steve could not hunt due to a car accident, he sold art at festivals and started Forever Wild Outdoors. He studied Wildlife Biology and became a five time New York State Turkey Calling Champion. He began his own call company and found a passion for telling the hunting tale through a camera lens.

Ben Blegen Ice Fishing Secrets

Sharpen your ice fishing skills with a feature presentation by Pro Angler Ben Blegen. Ben will share his award-winning ice fishing tips with the Southern Tier Outdoor Show crowd. Blegen competed in the 2017 World Ice Fishing Championship in Latvia earlier this year. Blegen is a  Beam Outdoors and CNY Custom Rod Pro Staff member and can be found at the youth fishing pond when they are not doing their presentations.

Read more about Ben here


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The Southern Tier Outdoor Show provides outdoor awareness and natural resources education by bringing together local businesses and organizations promoting and sharing their products, services, and expertise to encourage participation in outdoor activities, promote environmental stewardship, and enhance quality of life.
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