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St. Paul Ice Fishing Show Right Around The Corner!

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The St. Paul Ice Fishing Show is fast approaching. We (Arctic Armor) will again be there at Booth #605. Please make sure you stop by and say "Hello". This year we will be conducting a "Poker Run" promotion with our retailers that will be at the show. All you need to do is visit their booth and pick up your "card". Once you have visited all 5 booths, bring your 5 cards back to us and we will see how good of a hand you have gathered. The top 3 hands (each day) will receive prizes! In addition, if you purchase a suit from any of our retailers, you will receive a "Gold" envelope containing an extra card. This will allow you to make your best hand using 6 playing cards! We are looking forward to seeing all of you again this year and giving away some prizes.

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St. Paul RiverCentre (Attached to Excel Energy Center)

December 5 - 7, 2008

St. Paul, MN

Ticket Prices:


Adults: $8

Children 6-12: $4

Children 5 & Under: Free

Show Hours:

Friday: 1pm – 9pm

Saturday: 10am – 7pm

Sunday: 10am – 5pm

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I plan on attending on sunday. I haven't missed this show for the better part of five years now. It's always fun to see what is new out there. And of course gawk at the giant wheel houses!

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I'll be one of the first ones through the gates on friday afternoon as usual!! I've been going for over 10 years!! haven't missed one yet!! I save my floating holiday for the show every year!

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Reel Fishing Outfitters will be there with

Arctic Armor in all colors and sizes. Be sure to participate in the Poker run. Bill Sherck from Due Up North will be there on Saturday.

Reconditioned Strikemasters augers. Save $$$ with a reconditioned auger, Lazer Mag, Mag2000 and the Electra Lazer

Nils Augers. Show special, receive a free 4 1/2" hand auger with every Nils purchased. $89 Value. You will end up with a 4 in one auger! Ask about it at the show.

Stop by and chat. TO will be there, Matt, Katy and myself.

See you at the show.


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