Visitor numbers a little down at Fly Happening
Martin Westbeek shows a successful pattern to Frans Dirks.
The number of visitors at the Fly Happening in Putte, Belgium, was a little down compared with two years earlier. This show, like many other shows, has the problem that the younger public is hard to persuade to visit the show.
Pictures and text by Rudy van Duijnhoven
Ireland has a lot to offer to the visiting fly-fisher.
Booth of Hengelsport Hamelinck.
Marc Petitjean (right) has already sold some 4000 copies of his book on CDC fly-tying!
The heater in one of the two halls was not working, this meant tying flies in your warm jacket and warming the hands every hour.
André Miegies tying perch streamers at the stand of Exclusive Flyfishing.
Jan de Haas tying grayling and trout nymphs with Jan Reniers discussing these patterns.
The stand of one of the Belgium fly-fishing clubs.
Huub DeDroog discussing fly-fishing for barbel on the River Maas.
Fly Supply is the largest fly-fishing shop and webshop in the Netherlands.
Discussing fly-tying tools at the booth of Marc Petitjean.
Large interest for the twisted leaders of Theo van de Poll.