The last time Hank appeared at the show, in 2002, he told the assembled overflow crowd that “I have been appearing at sports show across the country for 25 years. I have never seen anything like this Long Beach show anywhere that I have appeared. You anglers who live here in southern California are very lucky.”
The staff at Fred Hall/ASA Shows feel very fortunate that Hank’s busy schedule allowed him to attend this year’s Fred Hall Long Beach show. Hank will appear on the mobile aquarium at the show at 3:30pm and 6:30pm Thursday March 4th and at 5:30pm on March 5th.
Joining Hank on the Mobile Aquarium will be: Art Berry, Fishing Diamond Vally Reservoir, Mike Gash, Catching Giant Largemouth, Allen Cole, Fishing the AC Plug, Bobby Barrack, Learn to Fish the Delta, Carol Martens, Basic Finesse Bass Fishing, Randy Pringle, Bass Fishing 101, Mark Lassange, California Bass Techniques, Aaron Coleman, Bass Fishing A-Z, and Ted Nguyen, Tournament Tips.
For those who want a more intimate meeting with Hank Parker, he will be one of the keynote speakers at a United Anglers of Southern California fishing industry luncheon on March 4th at 11:30 am at the Long Beach Convention Center Seaside Ballroom. The industry luncheon is open to only 200 anglers. Those attending will receive a one year membership to United Anglers, a $500.00 regional sportfishing coupon book from UASC, free admission to the Fred Hall Long Beach Show through a special entrance, and a Recreational Fishing & Boating Foundation coupon book worth over $2,000.00.
Joining Hank Parker at the podium will be new California Department of Fish & Game Director Ryan Broddrick, US Congressman Dan Rohrabacher, Bob Fletcher, President of the Sportfishing Association of California, Don Hansen, Chairman of the Pacific Fisheries Management Council, Mike Nussman, President of the American Sportfishing Association, Tim Alpers, President of the Hot Creek Hatchery Association, Frank LoPreste, renowned sportfishing boat owner and captain, the Board of Directors of the American Sportfishing Association, the Board of Directors of UASC and Tom Raftican, President of UASC.
Tickets for this event are $75.00 and can be purchased at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 714-840-0227.