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From: Star News Online, March 24, 2012
Outdoors - Call of the Wild Loud and Clear at Expo
At the Cape Fear Wildlife Expo last weekend at the Wilmington Convention Center, the air was filled with wild animal calls. Some came from real raptors and wolves. But most were artificial, made by game calls fashioned for hunters.
Fred Cox, who makes Grand Slam Turkey Calls, demonstrates the use of a wing bone turkey call at the Cape Fear Wildlife Expo.
Read entire article here: http://www.starnewsonline.com/article
From: Star News Online, March 31, 2012
Outdoors - Husband, wife collect lures together
At the recent Cape Fear Wildlife Expo, several tables were filled with glass-paned boxes of old fishing lures. There were hundreds of lures, so brightly painted they looked like they had just come off a tackle dealer's shelf.
Most passers-by were mesmerized. Many stopped to visit with their owner, Gene McIntyre of Wilmington, and reminisce about fishing with old lures. An avid collector, McIntyre collects Bomber lures.Read entire article here: http://www.starnewsonline.com/article
Every Day is "Youth Day" at the Cape Fear Wildlife Expo, March 16-18, 2012!
January 20, 2012
The Cape Fear Wildlife Expo is a "must see" for every serious sportsman - Please mark you calendars and pass the word!2011 Cape Fear Wildlife Expo will feature interactive activities & seminars, wildlife art and decoy displays, book-signings by regional authors, hunting and fishing products, boats and accessories, truck and ATV displays, fly-fishing and decoy-carving demonstrations, conservation exhibits and booths featuring hunting and fishing guides and outfitters. Click here to read more from the QDMA
Welcome to the 3rd annual Cape Fear Wildlife Expo to be held at the new Wilmington Convention Center on the waterfront in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The 2011 Expo will be a three day event beginning on Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20. The hours will be Friday from 12:00 noon until 6:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm, and Sunday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.
Many new seminars are being planned for our youth. We will bring back the Scavenger Hunt that was so successful last year for kids of all ages and we can't forget the Duck Calling Contest. There will be Hunting and Fishing Seminars and Fly Fishing Demos for all ages. There are several new activities in the planning stages.
We are expecting 100+ exhibitors that will be showcasing the latest hunting, fishing and outdoor equipment along with many local artisans that will showcase their creative works of art such as decoy displays, wildlife art, hand carved turkey calls, jewelry and many more. There will also be displays of boats and accessories, trucks and ATV's.
The goals that we want to continue to accomplish by having the Expo are:
Sponsorships are still available. Contact the Expo office
for additional information on exhibitor space and/or sponsorship.