The Reel Animals Boat Show & Fishing Expo at the Florida State Fairgrounds Nov. 17-19 has announced Friday admission for adults will be just 5 bucks for two with a coupon, available at the show website or in Bay area editions of the Tampa Bay Times. As always, kids 12 and under will get in free.
The show features Reel Animals radio and TV star Captain Mike Anderson along with expo founder and long-time Tampa Tribune outdoors editor Frank Sargeant as well as a who's who of top angling personalities from all over Florida, including C.A. Richardson of Flats Class TV, "Mad Snooker" Dave Pomerleau, Grand Master Angler Bill Miller, Mike "The Legend" Mahoney and many more.
It's also a great chance to buy all sorts of fishing gear, and if a flats or bay boat is on your wish list, you can compare dozens of them at the show. Kids fishing derbies are scheduled both Saturday and Sunday at the well-stocked lakes behind Expo Hall.
Show hours are 10 to 6 Friday and Saturday, 10 to 5 on Sunday. The fairgrounds is located east of Tampa at I-4 and U.S. 301. Visit www.reelanimalsboatshow.com
for added details and your 2 for 1 coupon.