Close to 16.000 visitors for angling show in Utrecht

Tying streamers at the stand of Big Streamers.
Tying streamers at the stand of Big Streamers.

 

The Hengelsport- en Botenbeurs (Angling and Boats Show) in the Jaarbeurs convention center in Utrecht attracted close to 16.000 visitors over three days in early December. This tops again the number of visitors from the year before.

 

The Irish Tir Na Spideoga Fishing Lodge offers fishing on fresh and salt water.
The Irish Tir Na Spideoga Fishing Lodge offers fishing on fresh and salt water.

 

Fly Supply had a huge stand with everything for the fly-fisher and fly-tier.
Fly Supply had a huge stand at the show with everything for the fly-fisher and fly-tier.

 

Learning to make the first casts with the fly-rod, closely watched by some more experienced fly-fishers...
Learning to make the first casts with the fly-rod, closely watched by some more experienced fly-fishers…

 

The maps come on the table at the stand of Ireland, this to find all the best fishing spots in the country.
The maps come on the table at the stand of Ireland, this to find all the best fishing spots in the country.

 

With a little help, the first fly will soon hatch from the vice at the booth of the VNV (Dutch Federation of Flyfishers)...
With a little help, the first fly will soon hatch from the vice at the booth of the VNV (Dutch Federation of Flyfishers)…

 

Across 20.000 square meters some 160 stands were present with new products and services for the angler. The next show will again be held in 2017 during the same period. Website: www.hengelsportbeurzen.nl.

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