From the 21st until the 24th of February the halls of the Messe Salzburg in Austria are filled with the major hunting and fishing show “Hohe Jagd und Fisherei”. Here are some pictures of the first two days.
Glenda Powell from Ireland is back for the third year to promote fly-casting and fly-fishing.
Robert Stroh builds some of the finest splitcane fly-rods that you can find.
Dutchman Sepp Fuchs explains some of his fly-casting tricks.
A view from above on part of the fishing hall.Paolo
Paolo Pacchiarini from Italy working on a large pike streamer with some of his products.
Niklaus Bauer from Sweden is tying pike flies and shows how to cast them in his casting demonstrations.
Niklaus often uses an #9 or 10 weight outfit to cast his pike streamers and poppers.
The fly-tiers always get a lot of interest for what “hatches” from their vices.
Michael Komuczki came out with a new video on carp fishing on the Donau.
There are products for all methods of fishing available at the show.
The sea is long distance away from Salzburg, but there is always a strong interest in fishing in saltwater.
The ÖFG organises a day and a course to promote fly-fishing again this year.
The ÖFG puts a lot of attention in (fly-)fishing for ladies as well.
Hans Spinnler held a presentation on fly-fishing for salmon in Norway.
A fly-tier working on mayfly imitations at the booth of Flymex.