Annual Great Rockies Sportshow Brings the Great Outdoors to Helena
By angelamontana


The Great Rockies Sportshow in Helena is the largest presentation of fishing, hunting, boats, RVs, travel and outdoor products/services in the Helena region.
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The Great Rockies Sportshow returns to Helena in 2014 with new features, outdoor fun and adventure.   The annual three day event is the largest presentation of fishing, hunting, boats, RVs, travel and outdoor products in Helena.   Not only can visitors buy outdoor-related products they can also book their next vacation to Alaska/Canada/Africa or buy a new boat, RV or ATV.   Door prizes include an Alaska fishing vacation.
Boats, RVs and Powersports are a big part of the Great Rockies Sportshow.  Meet with dealers, shop and compare a nice selection of boats in one place, saving you time and money
Lots of activities for the kids too.   Some of the weekend’s entertainment includes Doc Wild’s educational “Antler Antics”.  Doc Wild explores the courting behaviors of the deer family- whitetails, mule deer, elk and moose- with antics of his own. Audience members become bucks, does, cows and bulls, helping Doc Wild illustrate the quirky body language, sounds, and smells of our antler friends. How is a bull elk with a harem a “sensitive guy”? How are moose cows “new age” women? How many scent glands are in a deer, and why do they need them all? Doc Wild knows….and before you realize, you have learned so much (between the laughs), you will know too!
Also new for kids is Yankee Joe’s Gemstone & Fossil Mining where kids can strike it rich!  They can mine for gems and fossils and keep what they find!

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When:
February 28, March 1, 2, 2014
Times:
Friday 1:00 – 8:00
Saturday 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday 11:00 – 4:00
Where:
Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds
98 West Custer Ave
Helena, MT 59602
Admission  $5.00 w/$1.00 off coupon (available on website, FaceBook), $6.00 without.  Kids 12 & under admitted free.
Admission is good all weekend so if you get your hand stamped you can return everyday.
What to See & Do:
*Book your next vacation to Alaska, Canada, Africa, or the Western U.S.!
*Buy a new BOAT!
*NEW! U.S. Forest Service Low Impact Camping Display
*NEW!  Yankee Joe’s Gemstone & Fossil Mining … Strike it rich!  Mine for gems and fossils and keep what you find!
*NEW!  One Alaska Fishing Vacation door prize courtesy of Waters Edge Lodge
*NEW!  Big Buck Contest with prizes valued up to $50.00
*NEW!  Outdoor Writer’s Association National Photo Contest Winning Entries Exhibit
*NEW!  Register to win an Alaska vacation courtesy of Water’s Edge Lodge!
*NEW!  Dutch Oven Cooking Seminar by Colleen Sloan
Popular regular features:
  • Kids Trout Pond
  • U.S. Forest Service Low Impact Camping Display
  • Wall of Fish
  • Fly Tying Theater
  • Fishing & Hunting Seminars
  • Kids Corner – sponsored by Montana Trappers Association

Plus a world of Outdoor Products and Services available such as:

*Hunting and fishing guides and outfitters
*Fishing tackle and products
*Travel, vacations
*Outdoor Art
*RVs
* and so much more…
See you there!
(Release via Bill Reier, Jr.)





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