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    FISHING CLINICS WITH THE PRO STAFF

    Join the region's fishing experts during ARC's "Super" Demo Day June 9th for demonstrations and discussions on rigging, outfitting and fishing strategies. Presentations will be held at Wilcks Lake Island near the registration pavilion.

    9:30 - 9:45am - "Quick Tips for Easier Paddling"
    Danny Mongno (Werner Paddles) will share tips on being a more efficient paddler to help make your days on the water safer and more enjoyable.

    10:00 - 10:15am - "Installing Anchor Trolleys"
    Join Chuck Wrenn (Hobie) and Mark Lozier (Native Watercraft) for discussion on mounting, and the benefits of using, anchor trolleys for drift chutes, anchors and stake out poles.

    10:45 - 11:00am - "Installing a Depth Sounder"
    Join Marty Mood (Hobie) and William Rugulsky (Hurricane) for discussion covering the hows and whys of depth sounder installation and powering.

    11:30 - 11:45am - "Rod Storage / Understanding Rod Holders"
    We know we need them, but what type, where and how many? Join Seth Goodrich (Malibu) and Jay Brooks (Wilderness Systems) for discussion on installing and using Crates, Ram, Scotty & Flush mount rod holders.

    12:15 - 12:30am - "Videotaping and Documenting your Trip"
    Join "Kayak Kevin" Whitley (Ocean Kayak) and Rob Choi (Ocean Kayak) to learn about catching and documenting your fishing trips. This is a great craft to learn for sharing (or proof ) of that tournament winning catch.

    1:00 - 1:15pm - "Mounting and use of Yakattack 'Gear Tracs'
    Join Luther Ciphers (Yakattack) and Chad Hoover (Wilderness Systems) to learn the many uses and mounting suggestions for the "Gear Trac" and "Mighty Mounts". Then we'll see what can be attached to them & maybe even get a glimpse at the latest developments from "Yakattack".

    PROFESSIONAL FISHERMEN MEET & GREET AT APPOMATTOX RIVER COMPANY HAMPTON, VA STORE

    Meet the Pro Staff

    Learn how our local and regional Pro Staffers got started, hear some of their favorite fishing stories and most importantly learn secrets to catching your favorite fish. Discussion topics may include fish identification, angling techniques (fly, bait, artificial), maybe some local hot-spot suggestions, recommended gear, and typical feeding locations.
    Pro Staffers will be at the Hampton, VA store between 5pm and 6pm with discussions beginning at 6pm. Bring a chair, settle in and get ready to spend an evening learning from the Pros!

    Tuesday October 30th - "Fly Fishing for Striped Bass"
    Fly-tying demonstration with gathering after
    (Maybe we'll start fly-tying "gatherings" for the feather-fishers.)
    William Ragulsky (Hurricane Kayaks)

    Saturday December 1st - "Yak-Attack Products & Kayak Rigging"
    Luther Ciphers (Yak-Attack owner, Kayak Rigging & BBQ Guru)
    End-of-the-Year BBQ with Yak-Attack & ARC

    Tuesday January 29th, 2013 - "Videotaping and Documenting Your Trip"
    Rob Choi and "Keven Kayak" Whitley (Ocean Kayak)

    Tuesday February 26th, 2013 - "Carp Fishing the Peninsula"
    Drew Camp (Jackson Kayak)

    Tuesday March 26th, 2013 - "Fishing the Chesapeake Bridge, Tautog"
    Jay Brooks (Winderness Systems)

    For more info please contact
    Appomattox River Company's Hampton Store.
    757-890-0500
    3009 West Mercury Boulevard
    Hampton, VA 23666

     

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM APPOMATTOX RIVER COMPANY - 2011

    "It's the most Wonderful Time of the Year!"
    And it's not too late to order boats and accessories to meet your holiday needs. We are offering FREE local deliveries in the Central Virginia area. Place your boat order no later than December 21st. We will store boat(s) until Santa's sleigh makes deliveries on Thursday, December 22nd. Call for details and to make arrangements. 1(800)442-4837
     
    It's Official!
    Our Midlothian store will officially reopen tomorrow, Thursday December 15th, 2011.

    14213 Midlothian Turnpike, Midlothian, VA 23113

    1(804)897-1556
    Regular Hours: Thursdays: 11am - 6pm
    Fridays: 11am - 6pm
    Saturdays: 9am - 5pm
     
    Business hours through the holidays will be as follows:
    Thurs. Dec. 15th: 11am - 6pm
    Fri. Dec. 16th: 11am - 6pm
    Sat. Dec. 17th: 9am - 5pm
     
    Thurs. Dec. 22nd: 11am - 6pm
    Fri. Dec. 23rd: 11am - 6pm
    Sat. Dec. 24th - Christmas Eve: 9am - 12pm (all stores)
     
    Thurs. Dec. 29th: 11am - 6pm
    Fri. Dec. 30th: 11am - 6pm
    Sat. Dec. 31st - New Year's Eve: 9am - 12pm (all stores)
     
    Upcoming News!
    Exciting changes are in the works for our Newport News location.
    More details coming soon!
     

    As the year draws to an end, Appomattox River Company would like to thank our customers for making 2011 a success, and we look forward to fulfilling your boating needs in 2012!