Your fishing adventures begin at the East Tennessee Fishing Show®
November 18, 2019
Jim Durham (44 articles)

Your fishing adventures begin at the East Tennessee Fishing Show®


 November 16, 2019

Captain Jim Durham – Striperfun Guide Service – TN Walleye Charters


Your fishing adventures begin at the East Tennessee Fishing Show®

January 23-26, 2020! 

Captain Jim Durham, owner of Captain Jim Fishing including StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Lures – Marine Electronics and Super Bait, is pleased to invite you to come and visit the East Tennessee Fishing Show! There’s no better place to see and buy fishing boats, fishing gear / lures and accessories and to meet fishing guides while learning about great regional fishing opportunities!

 This annual 4-day event turns the Knoxville Expo Center’s 90,000 square feet into a one-stop marketplace for fishing enthusiasts! The East Tennessee Fishing Show is the largest “fishing only” related Expo in the southeast, with nearly 35,000 show visitors annually!  There’s no better place to shop, compare and save on fishing boats and to browse hundreds of booths showcasing the latest in boating accessories and fishing gear.  You can also partake in fishing seminars taught by industry experts and visit outfitters (including Striper, catfish, bass, fly fishing, crappie and other species of fishing products) as well as resort booths to plan your next fishing trip.

Come see Captain Jim at the StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charter booth and get your 2020 Walleye and Striper fishing charters booked before all the prime dates are taken!  You can sign up for great free giveaway prizes as well!  Captain Jim will also be doing Striper and Walleye fishing seminars on live bait and artificial lure techniques, with discussions and questions and answers sessions regarding the east Tennessee and Upper Cumberland Rivers and Lakes!

You can go to the show’s website for the address, directions, ticket prices and more information:

Show owner Shelia Bunch commented:

“We are excited to have Captain Jim Durham and his fishing companies join our family of vendors and seminar presenters for the 2020 East Tennessee Fishing Show!  His unique and years of experience in Walleye and Striper fishing will greatly benefit our show’s attendees!  We hope to see you at the show!”

About StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters

StriperFun Guide Service currently provides guide services on Lake Cumberland in KY, the Cumberland River, Striper and Hybrid guided trips on Cherokee Lake, Tims Ford and Percy Priest Lakes (near Nashville) and Striper trips on the Clinch River below Melton Hill Dam as well as Striper trips on Norris Lake in TN!  Tennessee Walleye Charters provides guide services on Dale Hollow and the Cumberland River.  Altogether, we provide (11) guides on (7) different waterways!

Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of Captain Jim Fishing, Captain Jim Durham is a KY & TN State licensed guide who has fished the upper Cumberland Plateau for over 50 years.  He is also a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Captain, Search and Rescue Patrol Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Captain of the East Clay County TN VFD.  Captain Jim is also the creator of the “Striper Fish like a Pro” instructional DVD series as well as his own line of fishing lures.

Captain Jim commented:

 “I excited to be part of the 2020 East Tennessee Fishing Show!  This is always such a great opportunity for families to get together and for outdoor enthusiasts to plan out their fishing trips!  Visitors to this great show have direct access to top regional fishing guides and the very best available fishing lures and equipment!!  I encourage parents to bring their kids to this great event!  I hope to see you there!”

  Captain Jim Durham

 Licensed and insured, Captain Jim’s StriperFun Guide Service or Tennessee Walleye Charters can take you on a safe, fun and unforgettable fishing adventure!  Check out all of our fishing services at or or call 931-403-2501 to make reservations today.


Jim Durham