Silver Spur Trade Shows is proud to build on last year's success in sharing great speakers with our attendees at the 2018 Midland Great Outdoors Expo! We've worked hard to bring a diverse and interesting slate of speakers and events to this year's show. It is our hope that beyond having a lot of fun at our expo, you might leave knowing some helpful new information for your next outdoor excursion.
This page will be updated periodically with our latest additions, so please check back often! If you or someone you know would like to share specialized outdoor knowledge as a future Expo speaker, please contact us!
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Who needs to take Hunter Education?
Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete hunter education. Minimum age for certification is 9 years and cost is $15.
If you were born on or after September 2, 1971 and you are:
- under 9 years of age, you must be accompanied*.
- age 9 through 16, you must successfully complete hunter education, OR you must be accompanied.
- age 17 and over, you must successfully complete hunter education; OR purchase a “Hunter Education Deferral,” and you must be accompanied.
Jason Reynolds - Fetch n' Fish Promotions
Professional guide and outfitter Jason Reynolds will be sharing his outstanding dog show, fishing demonstrations & seminars!
See Jason in action!
Times: Saturday: 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 4:00PM; Sunday: 12:00PM, 3:00PM
Randy Oitker - Shooting USA's Impossible Shots
Randy Oitker was born March 2, 1987 and lives on the family farm in Plainville, IL. Randy started shooting a bow at the age of 8 and by the age of 10 he had won 5 North American Bowhunters (NABH) qualifiers , The NABH World Championship and the NABH Shooter of the Year. Randy continued shooting the Pro archery tournament circuit winning over 17 national titles, 2 World Championships and and 3 Shooter of the Year awards by the age of 12.
Times: Satudray: 12:00PM, 3:00PM; Sunday: 11:00AM, 2:00PM
Joe Martin - Snakes of Texas
Joe Martin's snake show is about more than just shock value. The Duo of Mr. Martin and his girlfriend Sherilyn Gembler want to educate the public about snakes and let them know how to stay safe around them. They want to teach you how to distinguish between the poisonous coral snake and the non-poisonous milk snake, which have a similar coloration.
Hunting and Calling Tactics for Elk and Mule deer
Harry has been personally guiding hunters in Texas and New Mexico since 1988, including some of the best hunts the West has to offer. We have hunts for bow hunters, rifle hunters, and muzzleloader hunters. We hunt from tent camps set in the area we will be hunting.
Times: Saturday: 2:00PM; Sunday: 1:00PM
WOW - World's Outstanding Whitetails
A stunning, awesome collection of sixteen of the largest Whitetail Deer ever on display!
EXOTIC SCORING CONTEST
Free exotic scoring, free entry form on all animals that make the book. Top animals in all classes win a 2018 framed certificate - Bring in your mount to be scored for FREE!