Jimmy Houston will join us for the Classic this year on Friday and Saturday. Jimmy Houston, Americas Favorite Fisherman, is in his 40th year on national television. For 20 years, Jimmy Houston Outdoors consistently ranked as the #1 outdoors show on ESPN.
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2017 Exhibitors
Over 300 vendors selling the latest and greatest hunting, fishing and outdoor sports equipment and clothing, unusual foods and unique gifts. There is something for everyone at the Classic!
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Extreme Raptors Show
They're fierce, feathered and fantastic, winging your way in an avian extravaganza that captures the spirit of the wild. Extreme Raptors is the premium wildlife production, featuring birds of prey like you've never seen them before. Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Owls are cleared for takeoff!!
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Visit the kids catch and release pond and let them land their first one! The catfish come from one of our state hatcheries and provide a great opportunity for kids to practice fishing.
SC Youth Bass Fishing Championship
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will be teaming with a variety of fishing partners to host the SC Youth Bass Fishing Championship for anglers from The Bass Federation Junior and Student Angler Federation Clubs as well as the B.A.S.S Junior Bassmasters Clubs.

The tournament will be held on Lake Murray March 19, 2016 with the weigh in at the Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic at the SC State Fairgrounds.
Winners and Photos
Bass Tub
Come see a 5,500-gallon aquarium stocked with largemouth and striped bass, featuring fishing seminars and casting demonstrations by Keith Johnson.

The 2017 Classic is right around the corner. Mark your calendars for the next show. March 24, 25, and 26, 2017.

For more Information:

Call: 803-734-4008
Email: psc@dnr.sc.gov

SC State Fairgrounds
1200 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC 29201


Fri, March 24, 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Sat, March 25, 9am-7pm
Sun, March 26, 11am-6pm