Mark Brumbaugh
Feb. 15 & 16

Mark’s Seminar Topics:

Tips & Tricks for Crankbaits for Walleyes

Tips for More Lake Erie Walleye

Picking the Right Line for Walleye

*Professional Angler
*Walleye Tournament Angler
*Seminar Speaker
*Instructor of “North American Fishing Adventures”
*Lifelong in the Farming Industry

Mark Brumbaugh, of Arcanum, Ohio, is considered one of America’s leading experts of fishing, especially for walleye. He’s finished high in the rankings in walleye fishing tournaments across the county, including the AIM Pro Walleye Series, RCL/FLW, and past Professional Walleye Trail (PWT) tournaments.

He’s had several first-place finishes to his name, with his most notables including:
 Winner of the prestigious PWT Championship on Michigan’s Saginaw Bay in 1995
 Winner of the PWT’s G. Loomis/ Lowrance Western Pro-Am On Lake Oahe, South Dakota, in 1996
 Winner of the Lake Erie Walleye Trail Gator Classic out of Lorain, Ohio, in 2009
 Winner of the Lake Erie Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) tournament out of Huron, Ohio, in 2014

Mark’s also qualified 15 times for PWT Championships and five times for RCL/FLW Championships. He’s has had more than 50 top-20 finishes, with several of those being top-10’s since the start of his professional fishing career in 1991. In 2009 alone, Mark earned four top-5 finishes in AIM’s tournament series.

Other awards earned in his fishing career include a “Coleman Cool Under Pressure Award” in 1992; the PWT’s “Realtree Sportsman of the Year” in 2004; two “Storm Heavyweight Awards”, one in 1996 and the other in 1999; seven “Big Fish” awards.

Mark  has been featured in several national magazines such as In-Fisherman, In-Fisherman’s Walleye In-Sider, Great Lakes Anglers, Fishing Facts, Midwest Outdoors, Ohio Sportsman, and many more. He has regularly appeared on nationally televised shows like In-Fisherman, Michigan Out-of-Doors, Kyle Randall’s Wilderness Journal, and the like. He’s also been a featured guest on outdoor programming on radio broadcasts across the Midwest.

And Mark loves teaching others about fishing in person, both one-on-one and in groups. He’s conducted numerous seminars on fishing at sport and boat shows throughout the United States and Canada, and is an instructor for the “North American Fishing Adventures” (see—a hands-on school that includes ice-fishing and open-water events throughout the Midwest and Canada. He is also a fishing mentor at Fishing Adventures at Witch Bay Camp on Lake of the Woods, Canada.Other Facts of Interest:
Mark Brumbaugh was born in Greenville, Ohio, on January 18, 1962. He’s been happily married to his wife, Terri, since 1998. When he’s not working in the fishing industry he’s working his fields as a grain farmer.

His favorite fishing techniques are:
 Trolling
 Live bait rigging
 Jigging
 Ice fishing

He considers Ohio’s lakes, rivers, reservoirs and that state’s waterways of Lake Erie his home waters.
Mark will be fishing all National Walleye Tour (NWT) and Lake Erie Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) tournaments, as well several others in-between this coming year.

Mark’s current sponsors are:
 Lund – Glass Boats
 Mercury — Outboards
 ABU — Garcia – Reels
 Fenwick — Rods
 Berkley – Line and Softbaits
 Off-Shore Tackle — In-Line Planer Boards and Tackle
 Pflueger — Reels
 MotorGuide – Electric Trolling Motors
 Reef Runner – Crankbaits and Bladebaits
 Glyde Ryde — Marine Suspension Seating
 Lowrance — Sonar/GPS
 Optima – Batteries

Show Hours

Feb. 18-20 & 23-27, 2022

Fri. 18     1p – 8p

Sat. 19     10a – 8p

Sun. 20     10a – 5p

Mon. 21 & Tues. 22 – CLOSED

Wed. – Thurs. 23-24    12p – 7p

Fri. 25    12p – 8p

Sat. 26     10a – 8p

Sun. 27     10a – 5p

Mid-Show Ticket Special:

Save $4 off box office price Adult Admission for Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday when you purchase tickets online!

Are your weekends crammed full of things to do? Do you want to attend the Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show but not sure when to go? Let us help you out with that.

You can buy tickets online to use only on Monday Feb. 17, Tuesday Feb. 18 & Wednesday Feb. 19. When you purchase your adult admission ticket online, you can save $4 off the box office price per adult ticket! That’s just $11 per adult admission ticket!

So grab some friends, head to the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and come enjoy the show! The show is less crowded on the week days. It’s a great time to go and spend some quality time with your favorite Exhibitors! Tell everyone you know!

— This special ticket price is only good for tickets purchased ONLINE – no discount tickets will be sold at the box office!
— AND, the Mid-Show Specials tickets may only be redeemed on Monday Feb. 17, Tuesday Feb. 18 & Wednesday Feb. 19. They will NOT scan any other days of the show.

Grand Prize Drawing

At kiosks and on signage throughout the show, visitors can enter to win the Grand Prize Package! Either scan the QR code and complete the form or fill out a ballot at the kiosk. It’s that simple!

Trip for 2 Rafting Prize Package

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  • 2 Passes for a Rafting Trip on either the Upper or Lower New Gorge River – Your Choice!
  • You can choose when to take your trip!
  • Rafting trip includes all necessary gear
  • A guide will be along to help navigate
  • Winner receives a 2-night stay in one of the Sportsman Cabins
    • 24×16 ft cabins are equipped with the basic amenities
    • Full bathroom with shower
    • Air conditioning and heat
    • Cable TV
    • Wi-fi
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Coffee maker
    • Covered porch
    • Picnic table and fire ring
    • Bed linens and towels included
  • Winner’s certificate includes all trip details

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Group Sales:

2022 Ford 67th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show; 30th Annual Indiana Motorcycle & Powersports Expo; and the 24th Annual Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo.


$12.00 for Adult (ages 13 and above)

$9.00 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, 2022.

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