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Gapen Fishing Tackle Show Schedule 2023
We hope we see you at one of these 2023 fishing shows.
If you missed us last year, we hope to see you at a show near you!

We will be in Indianapolis, Northwest Indiana (Highland, IN) & Grand Rapids

NEXT UP:
Indianapolis, Indiana Fishing Show

We will Have our Large Gapen Booth at the big Fishing Show in Indianapolis! (Two Weeks).
Indianapolis, IN Show Info

February 17 - 19 & February 22nd - 26th, 2023


Northwest Indiana, Outdoors Fishing Show

We will Have Gapen Rods, Reels & Lures at the Show in Highland Indiana! Seminars on Gapen floats and improving your jigging (multi-species live bait) Gapen's -Johnny Wilkins - of Team USA.
Highland, IN Show Info

March 3 - 5, 2023


Grand Rapids, Michigan Fishing Show

We will Have our Large Gapen Booth at the big Fishing Show in Grand Rapids Michigan! Grand Rapids Ultimate Fishing Outdoors Show Info

March 9 - 12, 2023




Hall of Fame Angler Bobber Anne - Indianapolis Fishing Outdoors Show

Meet Fishing Hall of Fame member Bobber Anne and stock up on the best fishing tackle, our sensitive fishing rods & exclusive lures at these shows.


  • Get expert fishing lure advice on your favorite fishing lake, species or tactic and pick up great lures at show prices.
  • Hand pick the most sensitive fishing rods from our Gapen premium Wilderness Series rods and experience the ultra-smooth new Gapen Wilderness reels. The best reason to make the show - hand pick the action of your new rods for this year.
  • The weekend of February 24, 25 & 26 meet Team USA's Johnny Wilkins and talk bank fishing, float fishing and fish live bait better this year.
  • Indianapolis Fishing Outdoors Show Information
Indianapolis Fishing Outdoors Show - Gapen Fishing Tackle

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DAN GAPEN'S Many Books & DVDs

Pick up one of many books written by Dan Gapen. We will have books and DVDs in stock so you can spend time with our favorite fishing and outdoors legend!
We will also have Dan's latest book:
A Wilderness Live As I Lived It

We hope to visit with you at the upcoming outdoors shows - this is your chance to bring your lake questions and ask experts in our Gapen booth! Bring a map, depths, questions and we will show you great lures, rods and reels to catch more fish and enjoy the outdoors where you fish.


(We will miss Dan greatly - his presence at shows was worth hanging out - his stories, amazing).


PAST SHOWS - See Us Next Year!
2023 Fishing Show Schedule

Ultimate Fishing Show - Novi

DETROIT, MI (Novi)
Jan. 12 - 15 Visit us at Booth TBD

Ultimate Fishing Show - Detroit, Michigan 2023

Gapen Fishing will have a large booth at Michiganís largest pure-fishing show! The Suburban Collection Showplace will be filled with our famous Wilderness Fishing Rods, jigs, crank baits & lures for summer & winter ice fishing. Loads of fishing tackle including specialty baits that are only available at the Michigan fishing show, once a year. There are more anglers within a one-hour drive of Detroit than any other market in the U.S. This is the largest fishing market in the U.S. Shop every kind of Gapen float, specialty flies and our awesome fly fishing kits. Buy in bulk and pick up the hard-to-find lures and fly at our booth. This is your chance to sample our Wilderness carbon rods which offer you the most sensitive fishing touch you can buy. Hand pick your favorite rod style from our selection of rods.

Gapen Fishing Tackle Show Schedule

Chicago Fishing Show
We have just signed on to be at the Chicagoland Fishing Outdoors Show Schaumburg. This 4-day fishing and outdoors show will offer our highest quality line of fishing rods, reels as well as much of our fishing tackle and fly fishing lures. Come to the show to talk fishing, solve your fishing puzzles and pick up proven methods for catching more bass, more walleye (pick up the Chicago Lake Michigan Perch lures) and get expert information on improving your fishing.

Chicagoland Fishing Outdoors Show - Schaumburg (North Suburbs)

Chicago, IL (Schaumburg)

January 26-29, 2023

Chicago Show Information
(4-Day Show)


Chicago - Tinley Park Fishing Show

Tinley Park Fishing Show - Tinley Park, IL
(Our 2nd Chicago Show - South Suburbs).
February 17, 18 & 19, 2023

Select Tackle & Rods at Tinley Park Fishing Show.

If you want a larger order or some specific fishing tackle you would like to see at the Tinley Park Show- send an email with specifics to johnny@gapen.com (we will try to fill that order for you).