New app for fly-fishers introduced at Visma

The volunteers at the fly-tying table of the VNV hardly had time for a cup of coffee...
The volunteers at the fly-tying table of the VNV hardly had time for a cup of coffee…

 

In three days the Visma probably attracted some 14.000 visitors, a pretty good number, the exact figures are not made public as yet though. The interest for fly-fishing related stands and activities was certainly there, especially by the younger visitors.

 

Questions about fishing in Ireland are being answered by IFI staff.
Questions about fishing in Ireland are being answered by IFI staff.

 

John Hagens of the Dutch Federation of Fly Fishers (VNV) explains the idea behind the new app to Marco Kraal.
John Hagens of the Dutch Federation of Fly Fishers (VNV) explains the idea behind the new app to Marco Kraal.

 

The curtain is pulled away by the two and the introduction of the new Vliegvinder App is a fact.
The curtain is pulled away by the two and the introduction of the new Vliegvinder App is a fact.

 

The Irish Specimen Awards were handed out by Shane O'Reilly and Peter Dohmen on the Saturday to anglers from the Netherlands and Belgium who had made special catches in Ireland.
The Irish Specimen Awards were handed out by Shane O’Reilly and Peter Dohmen on the Saturday to anglers from the Netherlands and Belgium who had made special catches in Ireland.

 

Not all anglers that earned a Specimen Award could be present unfortunately, but a good number turned up during the Visma.
Not all anglers that earned a Specimen Award could be present unfortunately, but a good number turned up during the Visma.

 

Bas de Bruin during one of his fly-casting demonstrations.
Bas de Bruin during one of his fly-casting demonstrations.

 

A boat that is also used to flyfish for seabass along the Dutch coast.
A boat that can be booked with a skipper to flyfish for seabass along the Dutch coast.

 

André Miegies tied streamers for perch on the stand of Roofvisweb.nl.
André Miegies tied streamers for perch on the stand of Roofvisweb.nl.

 

Perch will often take big streamers too, according to André Miegies.
Perch will often take big streamers too, according to André Miegies.

 

Production of big streamers for pike.
Production of big streamers for pike.

 

Remko van den Berg works on a nice painting.
Remko van den Berg works on a nice painting.

 

Richard Verbeek during one of his fly-casting demonstrations on the Sunday.
Richard Verbeek during one of his fly-casting demonstrations on the Sunday.

 

Thumbs up for the show, looking forward to be back in 2018!
Thumbs up for the show, looking forward to be back in 2018!

 

Website: www.visma.nl.

 

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