“Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame Founder Garry Mason Announces 2017 Inductees and Plans for the 16th Annual Event

25 Apr

SPRINGVILLE, TN – Founder of the “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame, Garry Mason, has released the 16th Annual “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame’s 2017 event date and venue.  This year’s inductees and guests will again be boarding one of the largest paddlewheel showboats in the country – the General Jackson Showboat/Music City Queen in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, August 26th dockside along the Cumberland River. Boarding begins at 9:00 a.m, and will be followed by the banquet and induction ceremony at 10:00 a.m.  

2017 class of inductees include: Dave Precht– outdoor writer and editor of Bassmaster Magazine; Morris Sheehan – President, American Bass Anglers, Inc.; Lisa Snuggs – SEOPA Executive Director, & OJEFA CEO; Walter Parrott – champion turkey caller & hunter; Guy Eaker Sr – professional angler; Jerry Antley – founder of Cedar Hill game calls; Bob Foulkrod – renowned sportsman, writer and television personality; and Steve Price – outdoor writer and photographer.

Our guest speaker this year will be Jimmy Sites, contributor to the “Sportsmen’s Bible”, outdoors advocate and host of “Spiritual Outdoor Adventures”.

Many outdoors celebrities attend this annual event and we will be updating this release as the event draws closer to include those who have RSVP’d.

The event is open to the public with an individual ticket price of $100 each.   Sponsorship information and individual ticket reservations may be obtained through the “Legends of the Outdoors” website at www.legendsoftheoutdoors.com, or by calling 731-593-0171 or 731-693-7770. Ticket and/or sponsorship reservations must be made and purchased before July 31, 2017.