Freeport Show 2017 Seminar Line-Up

New York Sportfishing Federation 
2018 Forum & Auction Seminars*

Daily price of admission to the Freeport Show includes admission to the fishing seminars held in room 101 or 102 at the Freeport Recreation Center.

*  Days, times, and subjects may be subject to change.  Check back regularly for updates.


Saturday, February 17th, 2018


9am-  Capt. Phil Kess                    Gear up with Rigs, Knots & Special Tactics             Room 101       

10am-  Capt. Tom Mikoleski       Tactics and Strategies for Trophy Striped Bass    Room  101                   

10am-  John Paduano                    Bucktailing for Stripers, Fluke, & Weakfish          Room 102


11am-  Capt. Ken Hejducek          Offshore:  Shark Fishing                                                Room 101

11am-  Ralph Votta                         Surf Fishing with Tins/Reading the Beach              Room 102                                

Noon-  Adam Sotiryardis             Surf Fishing with Artificials                                          Room 101                                                                                                                                              

Noon- Capt. Jerry McGrath       Tanaku Lodge-Planning your Alaska Trip                Room 102

1pm-  Chris Paparo                        Fishing Bio 101:  A Look at What Tugs at the          Room 101

                                                               End of Your Line                                                                                                                     

1pm-  Capt. Tom Mikoleski        Tactics for Montauk Monster Fluke                            Room 102                                                                                                                                                    

2pm- Capt. Al Goldberg              Custom Rod Choices for L.I. Blackfish                       Room 101

2pm-Capt. John Capuano          South Shore Skinny Water Fluking                             Room 102                                                                                                                                                     

3pm- KFA-NY                                  Kayak Fishing:  Rigging and Safety                             Room 101

3pm- Capt. Stu Patterson           Fluke Fishing L.I. Sound                                                 Room 102                                                                

4pm- Nick Meola                           Custom Rod Choices for the Surf                                 Room 101



 Sunday, February 18th, 2018


10am- Matthew Broderick         Surf Fishing:  Proper Plug Selection                         Room 101                                                                                                                                                 
10am- Capt. Fred Mignone        Orient Point Blackfish                                                     Room 102

11am- Capt. Bob Schmitt            West End Wreck Fishing                                                 Room 101

11am- Capt. Joe Paradiso           Orient Point Stripers                                                        Room 102

Noon- Capt. Marco DeStefano    Bucktailing Deep Water Fluke & Sea  Bass            Room 101                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Noon- Capt. Jerry McGrath       Tanaku Lodge-Planning your Alaska Trip                Room 102

1pm-  Tom Schlichter                   Long Island Freshwater Secrets                                   Room 102                                                                                                                                                   



Sunday 2:30pm                                      * Live Auction *                                                            Room 101



*The 2018 seminar line-up, times and topics subject to change.    See list of show exhibitors here.