Northeastern Sport Show takes aim at Fairgrounds

New York State's longest running outdoor sports show will return to the Fairgrounds Jan. 21, 22 and 23 when the Northeastern Sport Show comes to town.

More than 200 exhibitors will fill the Americraft Center of Progress Building and offer an array of outdoor attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Among them:

The Great Bear Show - Fourth generation animal trainer Bob Steele will interact with five North American Bears in the oldest and longest-running wild animal education show in the country. "While the bears are massive in stature ... their most impressive attribute is intelligence, as they easily respond to verbal commands," Steele said.

Northeast Big Buck Club - Features some of the biggest and most exception Northest trophy bucks ever taken, including record heads scored at the 2010 show. Participants will have the opportunity to have their own deer scored by an NBBC representative for a modest fee.

Trout Pond - Kids will have a shot at catching and releasing one of 150 rainbow trout, ranging from 14 to 16 inches. Hosted by the Friends of Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery of Elbridge.

Events will take place from noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $9 for adults, $3 for kids 6 to 12 and free for kids 5 and under. For more info, go to northeasternsportshow.com.

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