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Saltwater Sportsman National Seminar Series coming to Biloxi

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 NBC Sports Fishing host George Poveromo, shown with a 41 pound wahoo, will be appearing at the Golden Nugget on March 5.
NBC SPORTS NBC Sports Fishing host George Poveromo, shown with a 41 pound wahoo, will be appearing at the Golden Nugget on March 5.

The Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series will have a stop at the Golden Nugget on March 5.

The event, which wraps up the Salt water Sportsman's eight-stop nationwide tour, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

George Poveromo - Host of George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing on the NBC Sports Network, is the main speaker, along with captain Dave Lear. Both are Contributing Editors for Salt Water Sportsman.

Two of the speakers are from the Coast: Captain Jay Trochesset and Captain Kenny Barhanovich,

Other speakers are Louisiana-based offshore captain Billy Wells, Mississippi's Department of Marine Resources Marine Fisheries Scientist Jill Zednick, Captain Mike Goodwine, Captain Mike Frenette, Captain Scott

Simpson, Captain Jeff Reid, and fishing legend Harry Vernon III.

"The passion for fishing in this region of the Gulf is huge, whether it's inshore, coastal or offshore," Poveromo said. "I've fished these waters quite a bit over the years with Salt Water Sportsman, and shot several of my World of Saltwater Fishing television episodes in this region as well. I look forward to returning to Biloxi with the National Seminar Series this coming March."

Topics for the Biloxi seminar include: tricks for catching trophy cobia, successful sight fishing tactics for cobia; secrets of fishing behind the shrimp boats, how trout and redfish see and the importance of selecting the right lure, chunking for redfish, and locate and catch trophy tripletail.

The cost for Series Seminar ticket is $55. The cost covers five hours of instruction from the best pros in the business, a course textbook, and a one-year subscription or extension to Salt Water Sportsman, bottle of Star brite Extreme Clean.

The Grand Prize at the conclusion of the Biloxi seminar is a Florida Keys fishing trip with one of several premier guides. The Super Grand Prize, a new Mako Pro Skiff 17, will be awarded two weeks after the conclusion of the 2016 series.

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