Calendar of Events

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At Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, we’re more than an outdoor retail store. We strive to educate our customers about the pursuits and gear they are interested in, and our experienced staff is ready to outfit them so they can explore fabulous Florida and beyond.

Backpacking

March 2nd

Intro to Backpacking

Trail season will soon be upon us. Before you head off into the woods, get yourself oriented at Bill Jackson’s FREE Introduction to Backpacking clinic on Thursday, March 2, starting at 6 pm. This informational talk will cover gear options, techniques for hanging food and much more. So if you don’t already know what a cat hole is, you will.

Call the Camping Dept. at 727-576-4169 to sign up now.

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Camping

March 2nd

Intro to Backpacking

Trail season will soon be upon us. Before you head off into the woods, get yourself oriented at Bill Jackson’s FREE Introduction to Backpacking clinic on Thursday, March 2, starting at 6 pm. This informational talk will cover gear options, techniques for hanging food and much more. So if you don’t already know what a cat hole is, you will.

Call the Camping Dept. at 727-576-4169 to sign up now.

For more information,

Fishing

February 21st

Bay Area Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club

Bay Area Canoe & Kayak Fishing Club invites you to join them as they meet to exchange information about kayak and canoe fishing in the Bay Area. Meetings start at 6:30 pm oin the third Tuesday of every month.

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February 23rd

Kayak Fishing Skool with Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor of Strike Three Kayak Fishing is the speaker and host of “Kayak Fishing Skool, ” a free instructional session usually held on the fourth Thursday evening of the month. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring a friend. The February seminar will focus on fishing for speckled trout. The seminar runs from 6:30 to 7:45 pm.

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Kayaking

February 21st

Bay Area Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club

Bay Area Canoe & Kayak Fishing Club invites you to join them as they meet to exchange information about kayak and canoe fishing in the Bay Area. Meetings start at 6:30 pm oin the third Tuesday of every month.

For more information, Click Here!

February 23rd

Kayak Fishing Skool with Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor of Strike Three Kayak Fishing is the speaker and host of “Kayak Fishing Skool, ” a free instructional session usually held on the fourth Thursday evening of the month. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring a friend. The February seminar will focus on fishing for speckled trout. The seminar runs from 6:30 to 7:45 pm.

For more information, Click Here!

March 13th

Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers

Join the Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers: TBSK at their monthly meeting, which features information on kayaking and related topics by speakers from across the area. They meet from 7 – 8:30 pm.

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Metal Detecting

February 27th

Suncoast Research & Recovery Club

“Dedicated to Preserving Florida’s History”
The Suncoast Research and Recovery Club: SRARC meets the fourth Monday of almost every month at 7 pm for those interested in or finding out about the hobby of metal detecting.

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Scuba Diving

February 26th

West Palm Beach Dive Trip

Dive offshore beautiful West Palm Beach with the staff at Bill Jackson’s.

When: Saturday, February 26.

Cost: $95 per diver; covers cost of boat, tanks, weights, snacks and sodas.

Other details: Perfect location for fun, comfortable drift diving.

Call the Dive Shop at 727-576-4169 for more details or to reserve your spot on this trip.

March 8th

Letts Dive Meetups

Bill Jackson’s is now home to the Letts Dive Meetups for those interested in continuing their SCUBA diving education in a fun, comfortable environment, regardless of experience or ability.

Spearheaded by Joe and Brenda Letts, these meetups will bring together divers for gear demos, training programs, and domestic and international travel experiences.

Meetups will be held at 7 pm on the second Wednesday of every month at the Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure.

Joe and Brenda invite you decompress with them and mingle with your fellow divers.

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March 11th-12th

West Palm Beach Dive Trip

Dive offshore beautiful West Palm Beach with the staff at Bill Jackson’s.

When: Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.

Cost: $95 per day per diver; covers cost of boat, tanks, weights, snacks and sodas.

Other details: Two dives per day, perfect location for fun, comfortable drift diving.

Call the Dive Shop at 727-576-4169 for more details or to reserve your spot on this trip.

April 22nd

Spearfishing Seminar

Seminar leader Kevin Bruington will deliver information, tips and tricks for you to get the most out of your underwater hunting adventures, no matter if you are a beginner or an expert diver.

Cost (price includes lunch): $35; Seminar plus video, “The Bare Bones of Spearfishing,” is $55.

When: 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 22

Where: Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure

Reservations are required, and space is limited, so call the Dive Shop at 727-576-4169.

April 23rd

Spearfishing Safari

Join the Bill Jackson’s staff and the crew of the Hook-N-Spear for a three-tank spearfishing adventure.

Cost: $150 per diver

You bring: speargun, dive certification, wetsuit, stringer, dive light, snorkel gear, regulator and all divers are required to have a Surface Signal Device (safety sausage marker).

If you are diving Air, dive computers are required (available for rent at Bill Jackson’s).

Space is limited so contact Bill Jackson’s to reserve your spot,  727-576-4169.

Owned and operated by the Jackson family since 1946.
9501 US Highway 19 N, Pinellas Park, FL 33782
Store Hours Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m. / Sat 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. / Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / 727-576-4169