OTTAWA — The American Sportsman Show and Hall of Fame 2013 show, fish and game dinner and induction will be Saturday, March 2 at the Knights of Columbus in Ottawa. Doors to the show open at 3 p.m.
Five inductees from La Salle County and the immediate surrounding area will be announced.
Hall of fame inductees so far include:
1999: Jack Kelly, Jackie Robinson, Bill Hoffman, Chick Gum, Heini Stevens, Bill Barto
2000: Pete Ceja, Bill “Otto” Dettore, Ken Bartolucci, Ed Martin, Joe Bentz
2003: Harold Clemens Jr., Dr. Jim Neil, Lester Cox, Bob Scutt
2005: Richard “Moo” Fanti, Bill Guerrini, Jim Kinkade, Del McConnaughhay, Dennis Robinson
2007: Phil Cole, Ted Lenac, A. Helfrich, Fred Krause, Better Fishing Association
2009: Lafayette Jr. Price, Mark Walczynski, Bob McLaughlin, Michael Carey, Jerry Osarski
2011: Davey Ortiz, Mike Seneni, Fred Reutner, Rick Bryant, Rick Navarro.
Hank Walsh founded and runs the show. For more information, call (815) 434-4077.