Jim Shockey to Appear at the 2010 Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show

Jim Shockey to Appear at the 2010 Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show
Courtesy of Thompson/Center Arms

Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show
Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show

HARRISBURG, PA –-(AmmoLand.com)- Jim Shockey, one of the biggest names in hunting will appear at the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show Sat. Feb. 6 and Sun. Feb 7 in the Thompson/Center Arms Booth (#5029) at the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show (Feb. 6-14) at the PA State Farm Show Complex.

In addition to bringing Shockey, Thompson/Center Arms, the Official Firearms of the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, will feature an extended booth that includes: a display area highlighting all the new muzzleloaders and bolt-action rifles in the Thompson/Center Arms line; a “Build Your Own Pro Hunter” booth where you can design and purchase the gun of your dreams; and an area offering logo apparel and other Thompson/Center Arms items for purchase.

Shockey will be signing autographs and taking pictures from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and again from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6th and Sunday February 7th at the Thompson/Center Arms Booth (#5029) located in the Wild, Wild West Hall.

“We are really excited that Thompson/Center Arms, one of our major sponsors, is bringing one of the ‘big guns’ in the hunting world to the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show,” says Chris O’Hara, Event Director, Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show.

Shockey is an award-winning outdoor writer, television host and professional big game outfitter whose career has spanned more than 20 years. Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures television show is a top Nielsen-rated hunting program airing year-round on Outdoor Channel. In 2010, Shockey and team will launch their newest television production, Jim Shockey’s The Professionals debuting in July on the Outdoor Channel.

Shockey’s thousands of published writings and photos have appeared in all of the major national outdoors magazines, his hunting DVDs are distributed worldwide, and his website is one of the most highly trafficked sites among outdoors celebrities.

Shockey is the winner of SCI’s prestigious CJ McElroy Award and Professional Big Game Hunter of the Year Award. His personal hunting experiences include travel to the most remote, wild, and beautiful places in the world. To date, he has taken more than 200 big game species across the globe, including more than 190 different species with muzzleloader. His energetic and adventurous approach to worldwide big game hunting and conservation have made him one of the most respected hunting personalities alive today.

For more Show information, including a complete schedule of seminar speakers, contests and family entertainment offered at the 2010 Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, log onto www.easternsportshow.com .

The Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, now in its 55th year, has grown to be the largest outdoor hunting and fishing event of its kind in North America. With more than 1,100 exhibitors, The Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show brings the passion for the outdoors–indoors­–by bringing outdoor sports enthusiasts of all ages from across the country to view the latest and best in hunting and fishing gear, shop for ATV’s and RV’s and plan & book hunting and fishing trips with outfitters & charters from around the world. The Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show also offers a wide range of seminars presented by experts along with hunting and fishing related contests and family-oriented entertainment.

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