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Nov 27

All-Canada Show returns to Chicago



The 35th annual All-Canada Show - visiting Chicago, Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 11-14 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles - returns featuring Canada's best fishing and hunting destinations. The event also includes: free seminars, free maps and travel guides and, on opening night, a free Eppinger Dardevle 2018 collector lure.

Seminars headlining the 2018 All-Canada Show in Chicago include:

Jim Crowley, Hook & Hunt TV Smallmouth Bass: Patterns and Presentations for BIG Fish/Bait Casting 101—Stop the Backlashes Jim has fished in Canada, the Caribbean, the Atlantic, the Pacific and throughout the Midwest. As an outdoor writer, photographer and traveler, he has fished extensively in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Norm "The Great" McCreight—Monster Northern Pike Norm is the go-to expert on hunting and fishing in Canada will give seminars daily. He will even demonstrate how to fillet a Canadian Walleye with a double-bitted axe!

New this year is the All-Canada Hunting Simulator. Think you're a good shot? Give it a go and see how you measure up!

Returning in 2018 is the Labatt Lounge. It's a comfortable space where show guests, friends and family can sit down and enjoy a Labatt beer or soft drink while planning a Canadian adventure.  The area will be comfortably outfitted with couches and loungers along with large Canadian map displays, as well as literature on all the Canadian lodges in attendance of the show.

Guests won't want to miss:

  • Trip Giveaways—three fantastic Canadian fishing trips will be given away in Chicago (in addition to the Grand Prize trip), with the help of local media outlets

and social media—that's one for every day of the show! Check AllCanada.com for details.

  • Grand prize is a trip for four to Anderson's Lodge in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Anderson's Lodge specializes in Canadian walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, lake trout and musky fishing trips. Total retail value: about $10,000.

Admission ticket qualifies you for grand prize.


  • Canada Border Crossing display, where you can find out about routine border crossings and how to handle special circumstances.

Representatives from Canada's best fishing and hunting lodges, resorts and outfitters are the main attraction at the All-Canada Show, offering guests a chance to meet with them face-to-face before deciding on a destination. In addition, the show's traditional favorites are back, including an authentic Canadian shore lunch (for an extra fee) in concessions, featuring Labatt Blue, plus:

Meet A Top 10 Wildlife Artist—Anthony J. Padgett, rated in the top 10 wildlife artists in the United States, will be present during all show hours in the Anthony Padgett  Gallery at the show. 

Win Your Own Fishing Trip—anyone who books a Canadian vacation at the show becomes eligible to have it paid for by All-Canada in our "You Book It, We Buy It" promotion-up to $2,000 value!

Dardevle Night—Opening night (Thurs., Jan. 11) every show guest will receive a free Eppinger Dardevle 2018 collector lure. Throughout the show, kids under 17 will receive the same ¾ oz. collector lure during all show hours.

Kids Area—interactive games and displays where kids can have a little fun!

            Admission--Adults, $12; seniors, $10; children 17 and under, free.  Veterans admission free on Sunday (Jan. 14). Parking: free.

Show Location: Pheasant Run Mega Center, 4051 East Main Street, St. Charles

Show Hours: 5-9 p.m. Thursday; 3-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday.

Sponsors—All-Canada Show sponsors include:

  • Yamaha ATV/UTV/SSV of Canada
  • Lund Boats
  • Mercury Marine
  • Labatt Blue
  • Eppinger Lures

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For show details including a complete seminar speaker lineup visit: www.AllCanada.com.