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Iowa Paddlesport Expo

February 7-9, 2020

Expo Schedule

Expo Schedule is best viewed on desktop. Presentations run Saturday-Sunday. 

Friday we are open until 8pm for a staff meet-n-greet! Great time to get some personal time with staff and get all your questions answered!

Legion Hall
207 W. Salem
The Studio
Upstairs at CSO Store
Sales Floor

 

 

Saturday

9am-

10am

10am-

11am

11am-

12pm

12pm-

1pm

1pm-

2pm

2pm-

3pm

3pm-

4pm

4pm-

5pm

5pm-

6pm

Sunday

10am-

11am

11am-

12pm

12pm-

1pm

1pm-

2pm

2pm-

3pm

3pm-

4pm

4pm-

5pm

 

Saturday

Missouri River Recreation Area - Steve Kuhl and Pia Montoya

Reflections on Iowa Rivers and Their Futures - Jim Pease

An Inside Look At CSO's Guided Trips - Shireen Cave

Paddling Lake Red Rock - John Pearson

Canoeing Labyrinth Canyon of the Green River - Steve Campbell

Canoeing Iowa Magazine Revisited - Jeff Holmes

Greenbriar Creekin' - Piper Wall

Iowa Water Trails: Developing Quality Corridors - John Wenck

Iowa Whitewater Coalition Annual Meeting

Sunday

Paddling the Upper Mississippi - Shireen Cave

Paddling Florida Points North To South - Steve Parrish and David Oliver

 

Paddling Safety - Todd Robertson

The Lower Pecos, A Wild Texas River - Vern Fish

Key Concepts For Beginning Paddlers - Jeff Holmes

Winter Paddling The SE Texas Coast - Steve Parrish and David Oliver

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Retail Store is Open Until 5pm

 

Saturday

Kayak Fishing in Iowa - Scott Shrader

Paddler Safety and Rescue Skills - Piper Wall

Knowing Your Limitations - Kevin Beatty

Kayaks, Catfish, and Chaos - Denny Ransom

Bass From a Kayak - Tyler Cole

Night Paddling Gear & Guidelines - John Pearson

Leashes, Lines, & Ropes - Kevin Beatty

TBA

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Sunday

Greenmantle River, A Wabakimi Gem - Vern Fish

How To Pack A Sea Kayak - Kevin Beatty

Canoeing Iowa Magazine Revisited - Jeff Holmes

Getting Started as a Stand Up Paddleboarder - ShireenCave

TBA

The Ultimate Kayak Gear List - Kevin Beatty

TBA

Saturday

Choosing Your Canoe or Kayak - Jeff Holmes

Making an Eddyline Kayak - Rick Thompson

How To Land Big Cats! - Spencer Bauer

Current Designs Kayaks - Current Designs Rep

Paddling From A Woman's Perspective - Shireen Cave

Choosing Your Wilderness Systems Kayak - Jessica Diehl

Pedal or Paddle: A Choice for Anglers - Scott Hamstra

Distance Estimation & Dead Reckoning - John Pearson

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Sunday

TBA

Wilderness Systems Fishing Kayaks - Jessica Diehl

Get Started in Kayak Fishing - Scott Shrader

Perspectives In Sea Kayak Design - Kevin Beatty

Choosing A We-no-nah Canoe - We-no-nah Rep

Transporting Your Canoe, Kayak, or SUP - Shireen Cave

Choosing To Go Alone - Jeff Holmes

 

Saturday

Guiding A Crew Into The Boundary Waters - Doug Breyfogle

Kayaking Coastal Columbia - Steve Kuhl and Pia Montoya

Capturing that Amazing Image - Scott Shrader

Flatwater Boat Control Skills - Piper Wall

Swiftwater Rescue - Glenn Harman

Iowa Invasion - Marlyn Hoksbergen and Annette Casad

Tournament Fishing Techniques - Tyler Cole

What Level Paddler Am I - Jeff Holmes

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Sunday

Dutch Oven Cooking - Marlyn Hoksbergen

Charts, Maps, & Compass - John Pearson

Adventures in the BWCAW - John Wenck

Canoe, Kayak, Drone - John Pearson

TBA

Charts, Maps, & Compass - John Pearson

 

TBA

 

 

Saturday

Manufacture Reps will be available for questions or assistance with boats. 

*Jessica Diehl*

- Wilderness Systems

- Perception

- Dagger

*Torry Moore*

- We-no-nah Canoe

- Current Designs Kayaks

*Scott Hamstra*

- Native Watercraft

*Rick Thompson*

- Eddyline Kayaks

 

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Hours: Sunday-Monday - Closed

Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday - 10am-5pm

Thursday - 10am-8pm

We will be closed October 18-30 and

November 7-16

Store Stats​​

28 Years in Business

Original Owner!

*  Kayaks, Canoes, SUPS Sold = 5908

*  Hours of Instruction = 3600+

*  Days of Guided Trips = 325+