presented with INNOVATIVE OUTDOORS SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2019

 What is a Fishing Education Weekend?  A Fishing Education Weekend is a 4-day event combining workshops, seminars, on the water information sharing, meals, friendship and more in a family friendly environment designed to help anglers learn new techniques, new waters, learn hard core fishing information and make new friends.

This is he first time this event will be in New York.

Trips are held several times a year at different locations to maximize learning opportunities every season.  

Event Details



Location Map


Suggested Equipment List


Download Itinerary, Map and Equipment List Here


Who is Lance Valentine?


 Great question. Lance is a former tournament walleye fisherman turned fishing educator, full time guide and Instructional DVD producer. Lance and his Walleye 101 organization have a tremendous following throughout the Midwest. He spends a significant part of each season teaching walleye fishing techniques at seminars and boat shows. Lance also guides on numerous bodies of water and has a custom line of educational DVD's and walleye fishing tackle. 

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What is included in my registration?

Your registration fee includes 

  • Three Days of Classroom Education, on-the-water instruction & sharing of information  
  • Three nights of Lodging at the Econo Lodge, Fredonia, NY 
  • Three nights of Catered Dinner 
  • Three mornings of Catered Breakfast 
  • Boat launch or dock fees at Holiday Harbor at Chadwick Bay Marina

How do I register?

Scroll down and complete the registration form.  Payment of your registration fee can be made in full at the time of registration or with payment plan.  Both options are listed below for your convenience.

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"Changing the way you hunt & fish"