Outdoorsman show set for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN – The ninth-annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will take place at the Johnstown Moose Club at 109 South Comrie Ave. on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The show is geared toward the tastes of hunters, fishermen and outdoors enthusiasts, with exhibits containing items for sale pertaining to hunting and fishing gear and supplies, guns, archery, trapping, boating, camping, hiking, snow shoeing, guides and charter services, taxidermy, snowmobiling, collectable knives, antique hunting and fishing gear, wildlife art and books and Adirondack furniture.

In addition, many featured guests, authors and industry experts are scheduled to be on hand throughout the weekend giving seminars and discussing outdoor and hunting subjects with attendees.

The first featured guests are New York states first family of deer hunting – the Salerno brothers. Also being featured will be Adirondack book author William J. O’Hern. He has authored nine Adirondack books, including “Noah John Rondeau’s Adirondack Wilderness Days.” A third featured guest will be Adirondack cooking author Nancy Best.

All three featured guests as well as former featured guests and other authors will have their books and videos for sales and will have displays and be doing seminars throughout the weekend.

In conjunction with this year’s show, the “Take Me Fishing & Hunting Raffle” will be taking place with the prizes consisting of guided fishing and hunting trips with professional guides throughout New York.

Door prizes of gear and equipment will be given away throughout the weekend. Admission to the event is $5 for adults and $1 for children 15 and younger.

For more information on the event, go to www.adkshow.com or call Mike Hauser at 725-5565.