Driftless Sports Convergence set for Saturday

ONALASKA, WI - Visitors to Saturday's first Driftless Sports Convergence can expect 50,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, bikes, camping, fishing, archery, hiking equipment, and information brought to the area by top experts and retailers from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Onalaska Omni Center.
The event is free thanks to AARP Wisconsin.
Celebrity appearances featuring the Outdoor Channel’s Pat & Nicole who are sharing, “Tips On Hunting Mature Whitetails,” as well as holding a meet & greet following their presentation.
Gene “Flukemaster” Jensen is also sharing his passion for bass fishing during his presentation, “Catching Bass in the Grass,” Saturday on the main stage.
Visitors may also participate in a Catch-Photo-Release Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament. The open-registration Catch-Photo-Release kayak bass fishing tournament will be on the Mississippi and Black Rivers in the La Crosse area, paying out 10 percent of the field, with $1,000 minimum for first place.
Children may attend multiple showings of Birds of Prey, or demo an electric bike, try archery tag, take a mountain bike class, see Hans Mayer Music for Kids or try out Shenanigan’s Hamster Balls.
Visitors are invited to learn fly tying and casting, disc golf, map apps, trail building, canoe camping and more. Attendees may also upgrade equipment while enjoying food trucks, live music and log rolling.
A schedule of events is available at www.driftlesssports.com.
For more information, contact Brent Hanifl at
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