2019 Seminars

 

Beast Feast Seminars from 2019

Choose 1 or 2 Seminars to attend – Seminars are at 4:30 PM and most are repeated at 5:30 PM, Saturday, September 8th
(Some alterations and additions may be made)

FISHING SEMINARS
BASS FISHING – Bruner Fellowship Hall
DAVID DUDLEY IS A THREE-TIME WINNER OF FLW’S COVETED ANGLER OF THE YEAR TROPHY. DUDLEY’S DOMINATING 2012 SEASON INCLUDED WINS AT BEAVER LAKE AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN, FOLLOWED BY A THIRDPLACE AT THE POTOMAC AND A TOP-10 FINISH AT THE FORREST WOOD CUP ON LAKE LANIER (FIFTH-PLACE). DUDLEY IS FLW’S ALL-TIME LEADING MONEY WINNER AND THE ONLY ANGLER WITH EARNINGS SURPASSING THE $3 MILLION MARK. IN 2003, HE WON THE FWC AT THE JAMES RIVER. DUDLEY AND HIS WIFE ANGELA HAVE FIVE CHILDREN. HE LOVES SALTWATER FISHING IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN WHERE THE VARIETY OF FISH CAUGHT NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE HIM. HIS FAVORITE BASS FISHING SPOT IS FALCON LAKE, AND HE LOVES CRANKING FOR BASS.
 
STRIPER BASS FISHING – Bruner Fellowship Hall
TBD, More details coming soon!
 
HUNTING SEMINARS
BEGINNING HUNTING – HOW TO GET STARTED – 
 
 
OTHER OUTDOOR SEMINARS
SURVIVAL 101: TECHNOLOGY AND STRATEGIES TO LIVE ANOTHER DAY – LCA Room 150
COME JOIN RENOWNED OUTDOOR WRITER, HUNTING INDUSTRY MARKET RESEARCHER AND OUTDOOR SURVIVAL EXPERT BOB PECK FOR A SEMINAR CRAMMED WITH INFORMATION THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE OR JUST MAKE YOUR HUNTING EXPERIENCE MORE FUN. YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF AND TO YOUR FAMILY TO RETURN SAFELY; SO ASK YOURSELF …DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE ONE OF THE 338 HUNTERS WHO DIED IN THE WOODS LAST YEAR? LEARN HOW TO LIVE ANOTHER DAY BY ATTENDING THIS FAST PACED, INFORMATIVE AND INTERACTIVE SEMINAR. TOPICS WILL RANGE FROM TECHNOLOGY YOU MUST KNOW TO SURVIVAL STRATEGIES & COMMON SENSE THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE.
ACTIVE SHOOTER PREPAREDNESS –  Choir Room (Main Entrance / above Bruner Hall)
THIS TRAINING IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN. PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED AND PARENTAL SUPERVISION OF MINORS WILL BE REQUIRED. MARKO GALBREATH IS A RETIRED POLICE SERGEANT OF 22 YEARS. HE WAS A SWAT TEAM MEMBER AND HOSTAGE NEGOTIATION TEAM COMMANDER. THIS TRAINING IS FROM PRIMARY SOURCE INFORMATION AND IS NOT SUGARCOATED OR EXAGGERATED. HE WILL BRING HIS EXPERIENCE TEACHING ON SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND KNOWING YOUR SURROUNDINGS; EXPLAINING THE HISTORY AND DYNAMICS OF ACTIVE SHOOTER SCENARIOS. THIS WILL BE MORE THAN JUST THE TYPICAL RUN, HIDE, AND FIGHT. HE WILL TEACH HOW THE BODY REACTS UNDER EXTREME STRESS, RECOGNIZING IT AND GAINING CONTROL, ALONG WITH THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A PLAN B.
 
INTRODUCTION TO BASIC CANOEING & KAYAKING – TBD
BARRY TYREE
HAS 37 YEARS EXPERIENCE PADDLING WHITE WATER, LAKES, OCEAN WATERS, SWAMPS, AND CREEKS. BARRY HAS ALSO BEEN A PADDLING INSTRUCTOR FOR GUIDE SERVICES. THIS SEMINAR WILL COVER BASIC CANOEING TECHNIQUES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON STREAM PADDLING BUT WILL PROVIDE THE BASICS FOR CANOEING IN ANY TYPE OF WATER. LEARN EIGHT IMPORTANT PADDLE STROKES NECESSARY FOR PROPER CANOE HANDLING, HOW TO READ FAST WATER, AND HOW TO DETERMINE THE BEST ROUTE SELECTION WHILE NAVIGATING THROUGH FAST WATER. FIND OUT HOW TO AVOID CAPSIZING AND WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF A CAPSIZE ALONG WITH OTHER BASIC SAFETY TIPS.
 
WOOD MILL DEMONSTRATION – Parking Lot
TOMMY PARMITER
OPERATES OUT OF RUSTBURG, VA AND IS A TREE SERVICE COMPANY WITH A PASSION FOR MAKING THE MOST OUT OF URBAN WOOD. FOR VARIOUS REASONS, VERY FEW LOGS FROM TREES TAKEN DOWN INSIDE AN URBAN AREA ARE CAPABLE OF BEING SOLD TO A TRADITIONAL SAWMILL. TOO MANY HISTORIC TREES IN LYNCHBURG ARE LEFT TO ROT. HE INVESTED IN THE LARGEST PORTABLE BANDSAW MILL MADE IN AMERICA TO DO HIS PART IN FINDING SUSTAINABLE USES FOR THIS WOOD.