2021 Speakers & Seminars

Seminar Schedule

Pro-Angler 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.
Zach Axtman

Pro-Angler Zach Axtman

Zach Axtman Bio

Zach has been on multiple fishing circuits for the last 7 years. Starting in 2012, he partnered with his father fishing in the Master Walleye Circuit fishing that until 2017, qualifying for the championship in 3 of those 5 years. After the 2017 season, he moved to the Cabela’s National Walleye tour on Devils Lake, following that up with a 1st Place finish on Lake Winnebago in 2019.

Not only has Zach spent his time on the Professional Tours, he has also spent his time fishing in fundraising and charity tournaments such as the ALS Charity Fishing Tournament and Fishing has No Boundaries. Beyond this, kids fishing clinics such as the NPAA & North Dakota Game and Fish kids festival are also a passion on his to not only pass on his love for fishing but teaching kids the right way to do it so that fishing stays sustainable for years to come.

Zach is sponsored by Ranger Boats, Yamaha Motors, Berkley, Scheels, Moritz Sports and Marine and Off Shore Tackle Company.

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.
Kris Walker

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.


Scheels Seminars Bio

Scheels LOWRANCE Marine Electronics Seminars – All 3 days!

Explore the latest in marine electronics technology from Lowrance. Learn by doing as an expert from Lowrance leads hands-on workshops using Lowrance HDS Live units. Sessions will cover sonar basics through structure scan understanding, gps navigation and mapping technologies, integration and use for a complete angling experience, and newly released products and technologies.

Whether you’re a techno-novice or expert, you’re sure to learn something new. Seminars will include Sonar and GPS Overview, All Things Sonar, and GPS, Mapping and Integrations.

*Additional updates on SCHEELS seminar information coming.