Fisharama and Turkeyrama in Perry GA (2020)

If you love the outdoors, you need to visit the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry GA on Friday, February 7th through Sunday, February 9th for the Fisharama and Turkeyrama.  Fisharama and Turkeyrama in Perry GA is one of 3 annual events sponsored by the Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF).

The GWF is a non-profit organization that promotes sportsman education and conservation projects. The show features the latest gizmos, gadgets, seminars, over 100 exhibitions, techniques for fishing, outdoor sports products, and turkey hunting.

Fisharama and Turkeyrama in Perry GA


Fisharama and Turkeyrama Show Details

When: Friday, February 7th – Sunday, February 9th

Show Times:

  • Friday, February 7th: 1pm – 7pm
  • Saturday, February 8th: 9am – 7pm
  • Sunday, February 9th: 10am – 5pm

Location:

Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, Miller-Murphy-Howard, McGill Marketplace, Georgia, and Heritage Hall buildings, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA

Downloadable Floor Plan 

The North, South, and West Gates may be closed due to special requirements for certain events. The East Gate is accessible 24 hours.

Admissions:

  • General Admission – $10
  • Senior Admission (65+ years) – $8
  • Youth Admission (6 – 12 years) – $8
  • Kids Admission (5 years and under) – Free
  • $1 Off Admission Coupon

Contact: Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, (478) 987-3247 or (770) 787-7887

Web: Georgia Wildlife Federation


Fisharama and Turkeyrama Attractions

Kids Cove

Children can participate in Fisharama and Turkeyrama with the Kids Kove attraction in Heritage Hall. The attraction allows children of all ages to enjoy catching live fish, shooting a BB gun, practicing their aim on a FFA archery range, and observing a reptile display. Craft projects are available as well such as constructing a birdhouse and creating a turkey call.


Dixie Classic and Georgia State Calling Competitions

When: Saturday, February 8th

Where: Roquemore Center

Times:

  • 8am – Registration
  • 10am – Calling Begins & Proceeds in the Following Order:
    • Dixie Classic Juniors
    • Intermediates
    • Hunter
    • Friction
    • Open
    • GA State Friction
    • GA State Senior Division

Admission:

  • Dixie Classic
    • Juniors – $10
    • Intermediates – $10
    • Hunter – $10
    • Friction – $75
    • Open – $100
  • Georgia State (GA Residents Only)
    • Friction – $75
    • Senior Division – $100

Senior and Friction Divisions will be 100% payback with a 50/30/20 split. Plaques will be awarded for 1st – 3rd place. 

Contact: Steve Fowler, GA State Chapter NWTF – Board of Directors, (706) 647-7804,  truedouble@yahoo.com


Exhibitions and Seminars

Fisharama and Turkeyrama displays over 100 exhibitions ranging from taxidermy, bait and tackle, game calls, and hunting gear. Vehicles such as ATVs, bicycles, and golf carts are also showcased at the event.

Seminar Schedule:

Friday, February 7th

  • 2pm – Chuck Devereaux Fishing Demo, Bass Tubs of Oklahoma – Bass Tub
  • 2:30pm – Chuck Kinard Fishing Demo, Illusion Baits – Bass Tub
  • 3pm – Mark Smith Fishing Demo, Reel Time Guide Service – Bass Tub
  • 4pm – Outdoors with Joey Mines Fishing Demo – Bass Tub
  • 5pm – Tony Mathis Fishing Demo, YKNOT FISH – Bass Tub 
  • 6pm – Chehaw Education, Center Wildflife Show – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall

Saturday, February 8th

  • 11am – Richard Bourn Fishing Demo, G & S Baits – Bass Tub
  • 11am – Okefenokee Joe – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall
  • 12pm – Outdoors with Joey Mines, Fishing Demo – Bass Tub
  • 12pm – Waterfowl Widowmakers Retriever Demo – Lake
  • 1pm – Chehaw Education, Center Wildflife Show – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall
  • 1pm – Chuck Devereaux Fishing Demo, Bass Tubs of Oklahoma – Bass Tub
  • 2pm – Mark Smith Fishing Demo, Reel Time Guide Service – Bass Tub
  • 2pm – Habitat Education for Wild Turkeys – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall
  • 3pm – Tony Mathis Fishing Demo, YKNOT FISH – Bass Tub
  • 4pm – Waterfowl Widowmakers Retriever Demo – Lake
  • 5pm – Chehaw Education, Center Wildflife Show – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall
  • 6pm Chuck Kinard Fishing Demo, Illusion Baits – Bass Tub

Sunday, February 9th

  • 11am – Chuck Devereaux Fishing Demo, Bass Tubs of Oklahoma – Bass Tub
  • 12pm – Outdoors with Joey Mines Fishing Demo – Bass Tub
  • 12pm – Chehaw Education, Center Wildflife Show – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall
  • 1pm – Mark Smith Fishing Demo, Reel Time Guide Service – Bass Tub
  • 1pm – Okefenokee Joe – Seminar Hall Heritage Hall
  • 2pm – Tony Mathis Fishing Demo, YKNOT FISH – Bass Tub
  • 2pm – Waterfowl Widowmakers Retriever Demo – Lake
  • 3pm – Chuck Kinard Fishing Demo, Illusion Baits – Bass Tub

All Fisharama and Turkeyrama seminars are held in either the Bass Tub, Heritage Hall, or At the Lake.

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Fisharama and Turkeyrama History

Fisharama began as the Atlanta Fisharama in February 1984 and was held in conjunction with the Perry Turkeyrama, featuring the U.S. Open Turkey Calling Championship in 1989. Both events were featured together in 1991 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter. The GWF made the decision in 2007 to combine both of the events into Fisharama and Turkeyrama in Perry GA.

Fisharama and Turkeyrama in Perry GA (2020)

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