2022 Speakers & Seminars

Seminar Schedule

Ted Takasaki

Pro-Angler Ted Takasaki

Ted Takasaki Bio

Ted Takasaki is a Hall of Fame professional angler who won the prestigious the Professional Walleye Trail Championship in 1998. Ted and his partner recently won the Voyageur’s Walleye Classic on Lake Winnipeg in October of 2019. Ted still holds the all-time tournament record for a one day limit of 5 walleyes which weighed an amazing 53.2 pounds! He has been featured in many national outdoor magazines and has appeared on numerous fishing television shows. Ted is considered one of America’s top walleye and multi-species anglers.

Sat, Feb 12, 3:00-3:45 PM: The Best Walleye Jigging Tips
Sun, Feb 13, 2:00-2:45 PM: Bottom Bouncer Magic

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Jason Mitchell

Pro-Angler Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell Bio

Jason Mitchell hosts and produces Jason Mitchell Outdoors Television airing on Fox Sports and Midco. JMO has been one of most popular outdoor programs on Fox Sports over several years educating millions of angles across the Midwest with useful information on how and where to catch fish. JMO consistently has some of the highest raw Nielsen ratings in the industry airing in up to 12 million households each week. Before television, Mitchell was a successful guide on Devils Lake and operated one of the largest guide services in the Midwest. In 2016, Jason Mitchell was inducted into the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame.

Sat, Feb 12, 1:00-1:45 PM: How to Use Your Electronics to Catch More Walleye
Sat, Feb 12, 5:00-5:45 PM: Catch More Walleyes with Live Bait

Sponsored by:

Pro Anglers Jr and Kris

Pro-Anglers Jr & Kris from Angler Foundation

Jr & Kris from Angler Foundation Bio

Come join the Future Angler Foundation for their adult & kid-friendly fishing seminars. Future Angler Foundation (FAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization formed in April of 2012 by a group of anglers dedicated to help grow the sport of fishing through education and outreach. Membership is open to any individual, organization or business interested in growing participation in the sport of fishing. FAF’s mission is to support the efforts of individuals and organizations who are willing to share their passion for the sport through education and outreach in a manner that will grow future participation in the sport of fishing.

Sat, Feb 12, 11:00-11:45 AM: Kids Fishing Clinic

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JR Carter Angler

Pro-Angler JR Carter

JR Carter Bio
JR Carter grew up in Glendive, MT but currently resides with his wife Lori, daughter Lyla and son JJ in Mandan, ND. JR has been fishing professionally since returning from a military Iraq deployment in 2010. JR has fished FLW, AIM, MWC, NWT and currently fishes the Head 2 Head Professional Walleye Series.

Since 2010, JR’s passion for fishing has brought him to a variety of walleye tournaments all over the Midwest, which have included local state events, AIM Pro Walleye Series, Master Walleye Circuit, National Walleye Tour, and Head 2 Head Professional Walleye Series.

JR is a member of the National Professional Anglers Association. When not fishing professionally, JR shares his passion for fishing by donating his time to hosting Kids Fishing Clinics and assisting with annual fundraising efforts to help cure childhood cancer one lake at a time through the North Dakota Fishin’ For A Cure Chapter.

JR is sponsored by American Ethanol, Tharaldson Ethanol, CTE Global Inc., Urban Air Initiative, Lallamand Biofuels, SCHEELS of Bismarck, ND, NABP, Smooth Move Seats, Lowrance, Motorguide, Yeti, Mercury, Warrior Boats and Mild 2 Wild Motorsports.

Sun, Feb 13, 12:30-1:15 PM: Looking Forward: Using Forward Facing Sonar on Open Water

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Jairo Ramos

Jairo Ramos, Honduran Professional Cyclist Star & Coach & Pro-Bike Mechanic

Jairo Ramos Bio

Join past pro-biker, pro-mechanic, and pro-mountain & road bike coach, Jairo Ramos. Jairo is currently a professional bike mechanic at 701 Cycle and Sport and Indoor Cycling instructor at Missouri Valley YMCA with over 30 years of experience working with high-end bicycles, including building bikes for various celebrities such as Orlando Bloom, Barry Bond, Arnold Swartzneggar, Christina Aquilera, Kate Hudson, and more!

Kids & families, join Jairo for a fun-filled seminar and bike facts on “Half the Wheels, Twice the Fun: Kids Bike Rodeo” as you have the opportunity to create a bike craft and partake in designing the bike of the future. Stay to the very end to enjoy a surprising bike show!

Fri, Feb 11, 5:00-5:45 PM: Kids Bike Clinic

Sponsored by:

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Elsabe Hausauer, AQHA Pro Horsewoman

Elsabe Hausauer, AQHA Pro Horsewoman

Elsabe Hausauer Bio

Elsabe grew up in South Africa. From an early age you could find Elsabe on the back of a horse. Elsabe’s passion quickly turned competing in professional horse events, training & coaching. She also got recognized through the American Quarter horse association as an AQHA professional horseman.

She had the opportunity to attend the prestigious British Racing School in England where she completed her diploma in Stable Management.
Elsabe offers Horsemanship clinics all over ND, private riding lessons and online coaching. Last year she was also a featured Clinician at the ND horse expo in Minot where she presented colt starting coaching. She loves people and finds so much joy in seeing others enjoy these magnificent animals who has been such a huge part of her emotional and spiritual journey. You can find her on Facebook @ MBR Performance Horsemanship LLC.

Fri, Feb 11, 6:30-7:15 PM: Dancing with Horses

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Speaker Andy Bachmeier - Scheels/Lowrance

Speaker Andy Bachmeier - Scheels/Lowrance

Scheels/Lowrance Bio
Learning with your Lowrance

Join Andy Bachmeier and others for hands-on training with HDS Live locators to get the most out of your Lowrance locator. We will be covering the different Sonar technologies, GPS mapping and locator integrations. Come and find out how your Lowrance locator can help you find and catch more fish.

$25 Registration Fee and receive a $25 SCHEELS Gift Card. You can register at Scheels store or booth at store.