The North of England is due to host the largest fishing show it has ever seen this March, when Fish Fest 2010 takes place.
It promises to be a superb weekend full of great activities, superb demonstrations, top clinics and fantastic offers you won't find anywhere else.
The list of angling stars and celebrities taking part in the show is staggering. Here's just a few confirmed names, with more to add:-
• Bob Nudd ( Fox )
• Will Raison ( Daiwa )
• Steve Gregory ( MAP )
• Roy Marlow ( Marukyu )
• Peter Bailey ( Ultima )
• Jamie Masson ( Maver )
• Dennis White ( Maver )
• Giles Cochrane ( MAP )
• John Wilson ( Masterline )
• Bob Roberts ( Daiwa )
• Iain ‘ Ting Tong’ Macmillian ( Nash )
• Ben Hamilton ( Thinking Anglers )
• Steve Fantauzi ( Think ing Anglers )
• Lee Collins ( Chub )
• Shaun Harrison ( Quest Baits )
• Archie Braddocks ( Quest Baits )
• Nick Hellieur ( Sonik, D ynamite, K orda )
• Ian ‘Chilly ’ Chillcot ( Fox )
• Dave Fuidge ( Nash )
• Simon Stoble ( Nash )
• Neil Spooner ( Korda )
• James Armstrong ( Korda )
• Julian Cundiffe ( Daiwa )
• The Diem Girls ( Diem )
Such angling demonstrations include rig clinics for match, carp and barbel anglers, bait clinics to cover all forms of fishing, and casting demonstrations to help you gain extra vital distance and accuracy. There are more demonstrations planned - details will follow as they come to light.
New products for the 2010 season will be highlighted too, to help you gain the maximum benefit from them. There will be a huge pole alley where you can try and compare all the latest models at their full length - an opportunity not to be missed.
Carp anglers will love the outdoor bivvy village, where many of the best shelters will be set out for you to check out.
Of course, there will be countless great tackle, bait and accessory deals to be had - some of which are priced at less than cost price!
The show will take place at the Chapmans Angling store based at 208-212 Hull Road, Hessle, HU13 9NH on 26-28 March.
Opening times of the show are: Friday 26 March 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 27 March 9am-5.30pm and Sunday 28 March 9am-3pm.
Entry is free, parking is free!
For up to the minute details, keep visiting www.chapang.co.uk.