If you are a big fan of Trout and Salmon fishing, you don't want to miss Glasgow Angling Centre's popular three-day Open Weekend, held on the 2nd - 4th March at Fishingmegastore. The event gets bigger and better each year and consistently lives up to its reputation of being "the biggest and best free angling show in the UK.”
During the three days, GAC opens its 30,000sqft store, where anglers travel from all over the UK and further afield to meet some of the biggest names in Trout and Salmon Fishing, where they will be offering FREE advice on how to improve your fly fishing tactics, casting and watercraft. Also, they will be on hand to talk you through the latest developments in fly fishing tackle and clothing.
You can rub shoulders with Paul Young, Ian Gordon, Scott McKenzie, Davie McPhail, and many more famous fly anglers and fly tyers. They are available throughout the three days to chat about gear and to answer your questions. Also, find out about all the latest Salmon rods, fly reels, fly lines, and Salmon flies for 2018 and get an exclusive preview of new products in development or due for release.
This year's event has an impressive line up of game angling brands including Hardy, Greys, Daiwa, Orvis, Wychwood, Scott, Mckenzie, Winston, Loop, Guideline, Marryat, Vision, Rio, and dozens more. Each brand will have a representative on hand to promote all the latest gear. So you will have the opportunity to have a play and try things out - that's what this event is all about! There's even a casting pool outside with rods set up so you can try all the latest fly rods and fly lines.
At the event, you can also expect to see a vast selection of fly fishing clothing, waders, and wading boots for all types of Trout and Salmon fishing situations. In attendance will be top game clothing manufacturers: Simms, Hodgman, Airflo, Patagonia, Scierra, Vass, Greys, and many more. So this event is an excellent opportunity to make sure you have all the essential apparel for this year's fly fishing season.
You can also find a vast selection Trout, and Salmon flies from brands such as Fulling Mill, Fario, Atlantic Flies, Craig Barr, Dragon and Caledonian flies. With loads of great offers over the weekend, it's a great time to stock up those depleted fly boxes with all the essential patterns for Salmon fishing, river Trout fishing, Loch and Lake fishing.
With so much to see and do, you can spend a whole day in the store, but it's not just about buying shiny new gear. The team at GAC want to educate anglers too with FREE fly tying demos from the likes of Davie McPhail and Paul Proctor, or fly casting displays and instruction from Hywel Morgan. Even if you've never tried fly casting, you are in good hands because you can also receive FREE fly casting tuition from the SGIAC team.
Lastly, there will be fishing taster sessions, and FREE fishing lessons for kids, loads of FREE parking, clean customer toilets, refreshments on site, and the store is very accessible for wheelchair use.
So don't miss the Glasgow Angling Centre Open Weekend. Come along and experience the truly unique atmosphere at the event where like-minded game fisherman come together to indulge their passion and to take part in the "Biggest and Best Free Angling Show in the UK." The GAC staff will also give you a warm welcome and help you have a great day.
If you would like more information, please visit the Open Weekend webpage at https://www.fishingmegastore.com/feature-openweekend.html. Or you can call GAC on 0141 212 8880.