Craig Sleeman
Feb. 24-25

Seminar Topics:

  1. How Forward Facing Sonar is Changing Fishing! – Forward Facing Sonar technology is revolutionizing fishing by providing anglers with real-time underwater imaging. Allowing anglers to see detailed structure and fish reaction in live time!  Capt Craig Sleeman, breaks down the best strategies to increase your ability to understand how it works and how to use it!
  1. Precision Trolling Techniques for Trophy Walleye – The good ole days of trolling are here but how can we as anglers select out the Trophy sized fish from a body of water? Capt. Craig Sleeman will break down numerous techniques such as leadcore, snap weights, dipsy divers and weighted steel to not only increase the numbers of fish caught but more importantly targeting the fish of a lifetime!

Captain Craig Sleeman is a professional walleye angler on the National Walleye Tour and competes in tournaments in the eastern basin of Lake Erie. He is a past Grand Prize winner of the prestigious Sunset Bay Walleye Shootout and a top 10 angler on the NWT Trail in 2022!

Craig began his career in the Finger Lakes region of New York and continues to tackle competitive yellow perch tournaments in the spring. This experience has improved catchability, decision making and pre-fish planning, which have paved the way to his continued success.

With the continuous improvement in technology, Craig will share the latest cutting-edge tips on trolling, jigging and forward-facing sonar you will not want to miss! Craig’s favorite technique for catching walleye is jigging, which has become an integral component throughout the year for fishing walleye on the National Tour and He’ll provide some new tips and tricks to increase your catchability!!!

Craig is fortunate to partner with Douglas Outdoors, Doc’s Tackle, Torpedo fishing products, i-1baits and 5/0 lure company, Fish Hawk Electronics, Walleye Nations Creations, Off Shore Tackle and Torpedo Fishing Products.

Show Hours

Feb. 14-16 & 19-23, 2025

Fri. 14     1p – 8p

Sat. 15     10a – 8p

Sun. 16     10a – 5p

Mon. 17 & Tues. 18 – CLOSED

Wed. – Thurs. 19-20    12p – 7p

Fri. 21    12p – 8p

Sat. 22     10a – 8p

Sun. 23     10a – 5p

Boat & RV Registration Discount Days

2024 Grand Prize Drawing

Gil Robertson is our 2024 Grand Prize Houseboat Vacation Winner

– courtesy of Patoka Lake Marina!


Simply fill out an entry form at any of the Grand Prize Enter to Win booths throughout the show and drop it in the box – it’s that simple!

One entrant chosen at random after the show. No purchase necessary. Only one entry per person. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Renfro Productions, owners of the Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show value your privacy. Your email will NOT be shared with any outside party; it is strictly for use by Renfro Productions and their sponsors. Your participation in this drawing will add your name into our attendee list and will be used to communicate special show announcements and exhibitor specials. As always, you may unsubscribe at any time.



Group Sales:

2025 Ford 70th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show and the 27th Annual Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo.


$13.00 for Adult (ages 13 and above)

$10.00 for Child (ages 6-12)

Don’t forget that you must order at least 15 tickets! Orders for less than 15 tickets will not be processed.

Please contact Candice Geyer at 765-400-5006 to place your order.

Orders must be received by February 1, 2025.

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Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo - Feb. 22 – 25, 2024


Shuttle Stop
Sat-Sun Only


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