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All-Star Action at the Game Fair's House of Fishing

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Well-known names from the world of fishing, book launches including Fish&Fly introducing Topher Browne, author of Atlantic Salmon Magic on Saturday at 12.45pm, plus the first ever Twitter "tweetup" organised by the Angling Trust are just some of the activities on the schedule at the House of Fishing at this years 2011 CLA Game Fair.

House of Fishing

There will be lots to see and do in House of Fishing over the three days.

The Angling Trust will be hosting the first ever UK organised angling "Tweetup”,  and the editors of Total Carp Fishing, Total Coarse Fishing and Total Fly Fishing will be on hand together with star contributors and many well known angling personalities.
And don’t miss the regular fly tying demonstrations with the experts including Dylan Hooley, the brilliant junior fly tyer 

Friday

10.00 Coch-y-Bonddu Book Launch : Maurice Pledger – ‘While My Float’s Still Cocked’

10.15 Bob Nudd – Mixing Perfect Groundbait followed by Q&A session

11.00 Salmon & Trout Association and Angling Trust Debate:  Low Head Hydropower – Green Energy?

11.50 Medlar Press Book Launch : Swimming Against the Tide – Restoring Salmon to the Tyne with co – author Michael Charleston OBE

12.20  Tying Better Sea Rigs with Total Sea Fishing editor Barney Wright

12.50  Bowmore Malt Whisky tastings

13.30 Meet the angling personalities

14.00 Wychwood Game Brand Manager – Paul Richardson – Talks about the development of Wychwood’s new fly reel which was judged ‘best in show’ at EFTTEX 2010

14.30 Fly tying demonstration by Steve Cullen, editor of Total Fly Fishing magazine

15.00 ‘The thinking behind Sintrix’  Hardy Greys Product Development Manager, Howard Croston, talks about the development of a fundamentally new  fly rod.
 
15.30 Medlar Press Book Launch : History of Fly Fishing

16.30 Meet the angling personalities and network at the Angling Trust’s Twitter Tweetup

 

Saturday

10.00 ‘The thinking behind Sintrix’  Hardy Greys Product Development Manager, Howard Croston, talks about the development of a fundamentally new  fly rod.

10.30 Medlar Press Book Launch : Salmon Fishing by JJ Hardy followed by the launch of the new ONLINE Fishing Museum

NOTE: This book is linked to the Hardy launch of The Ken Middlemist salmon flies – check with Hardy.

11.00 Talk by Wychwood’s  renowned England International angler Craig Barr

11.30 Better Carp Fishing Q&A Session with Ian Russell and Total Carp Magazine

12.00 Meet the angling personalities and network at the Angling Trust’s Twitter Tweetup

12.30 Presentation of the Arthur Oglesby Award to the 2011 winner – Eoin Fairgrieve

12.45 Fish and Fly; Book Launch and Signing; Atlantic Salmon Magic and 100 Best  Flies for Atlantic Salmon with author Topher Browne.

13.00 Bowmore Malt Whisky tastings

13.30 Medlar Press Book Launch – The Mayfly and the Trout with author Malcolm Greenhalgh

14.00 Fly tying demonstration by Steve Cullen, editor of Total Fly Fishing magazine

14.30  Bob Nudd – Mixing Perfect Groundbait followed by Q&A session

15.00 Tying Better Sea Rigs with Total Sea Fishing editor Barney Wright

16.00 ‘Pike Fishing on the Fly’  Hardy Greys Consultant Andy Smith talks about one of the fastest growing branches of the fly fishing world.
 
16.30 Wychwood Rod and Reel Demonstration

 

Sunday

10.30 Wychwood Game Brand Manager – Paul Richardson – Talks about the development of Wychwood’s new fly reel which was judged ‘best in show’ at EFTTEX 2010

11.00 Bob Nudd – Mixing Perfect Groundbait followed by Q&A session

11.30 Tying Better Sea Rigs with Total Sea Fishing editor Barney Wright

12.00 Bowmore Malt Whisky tastings

12.30 Better Carp Fishing Q&A Session with Ian Russell and Total Carp Magazine

13.00 Meet the Angling Personalities and network at the Angling Trust’s Twitter Tweetup

14.00 ‘The thinking behind Sintrix’  Hardy Greys Product Development Manager, Howard Croston, talks about the development of a fundamentally new  fly rod.

14.30 Fly tying demonstration by Steve Cullen, Editor of Total Fly Fishing Magazine

15.00 A thank you to Dylan Hooley – the renowned junior fly tyer who has entertained the crowds in house of Fishing throughout the 3 days of The CLA Game Fair.  A few words from Dylan on his love of fishing and fly tying

15.30 Meet the angling presonalities

16.00 Forum    Q & A from members of Hardy Greys Team England answer questions about the experience of fishing at World Championship level.

16.30 Bowmore Malt Whisky tastings

 

Casting Pool Demonstrations

 

 
 Time Fri Sat Sun 
10.00 Wychwood  Sonik  Sportfish 
10.30 Sportfish   Hardy/Greys Sonik 
11.00  Hardy/Greys  Sportfish  Linsley Brothers 
11.30 Linsley Brothers  Wychwood  Hardy/Greys 
12.00  Sonik  Hardy/Greys  Wychwood 
12.30  Wychwood Linsley Brothers  Sportfish 
13.00 Sportfish  Sonik  Wychwood 
13.30 Hardy/Greys Sportfish Hardy/Greys
14.00  Linsley Brothers Linsley Brothers Sportfish
14.30 Wychwood Hardy/Greys Linsley Brothers
15.00  Linsley Brothers Wychwood Hardy/Greys
15.30 Hardy/Greys Sportfish Sonik
16.00 Sportfish  Linsley Brothers Wychwood
16.30 Sonik Wychwood Linsley Brothers






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