Bradenton Boat Show

June 9-11, 2023

   FRI: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   |   SAT: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.    |   SUN: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

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Attendees at the Bradenton Boat Show are welcome to participate in any of the classes that will be held each day.  Participants will get hands-on instruction under the watchful eye of expert anglers.

Friday, June 9, 2023

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.

 “Fundamentals of Fishing for Tarpon and Mackerel at the Skyway Bridge and in the Tampa Bay and Bradenton Areas”  with Captain Rachel Cato

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

“Inshore Fishing A to Z – How to Pick Out the Correct Gear, Read a Chart and Catch More Fish” with Captain Rachel Cato

Saturday, June 10, 2023

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 “Secrets to Catching More Fish – Hook, Line, and Sinker” with Captain Rachel Cato 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“Fishing Shallow Water for Grouper and Mackerel” with Captain Rachel Cato

Sunday, June 11, 2023

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 noon

“Fundamentals for Using Live Bait or Artificial Lures” with Captain Rachel Cato

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

“Secrets and Strategies for Inshore Fishing and How to Pick the Correct Gear to Catch More Fish” with Captain Rachel Cato 

The Bradenton Boat Show runs Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center in Palmetto.  Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday.  Tickets are $6 for adults.  Admission is free for children 12 and younger.  Parking is free all weekend.  For more information visit

Show sponsors are the Herald-Tribune, Suncoast Country CTQ 91.1 FM, and WSRZ 107.9 FM.