Fred Hall Show: West Coast’s premier fishing, boating and outdoor recreation event

The world’s largest sportfishing show kicks off March 1 in Long Beach.

Anglers, boaters and outdoors enthusiasts will fill the halls of the Long Beach Convention Center beginning March 1 as the Fred Hall Show, the world’s largest sportfishing exhibition, returns for its 71st year.

The Fred Hall Show is not just for anglers but also for boaters, hunters as well as entire families who enjoy the great outdoors. This consumer show features everything for outdoor and travel enthusiasts from recreational vehicles to watercrafts, fishing devices to hunting equipment, marine accessories to diving gear and much more. Casting ponds, kayak rides, fishing seminars and air dogs are just some of the activities on tap at the show.

The 5-day show runs March 1 to 5. Show hours for March 1 to March 3 are from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on March 4; and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 5. Visit for entrance fees and ticket purchases.

The Fred Hall Show then moves to the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield from March 10 to 12. Acres of RVs will be on display as well as boats, watercraft and gear for those who enjoy camping, fishing, hunting, traveling and outdoor recreation.

Admission prices, show times and tickets for the Fred Hall Show in Bakersfield are available online at

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