John Wilson to headline Ireland Angling Show
Mara Media are delighted to unveil a very exciting line up for this years’ Ireland Angling show, which takes place at the National Show Centre in Swords, Co Dublin on the 11th and 12th of February 2012.
The Ireland Angling Show 2012 will cover all aspects of Sea Angling, Game and Coarse fishing with activities and demonstrations to suit both expert and novice anglers alike.
New for 2012 is special guest, John Wilson, from Norfolk. He has fished in over 60 countries and filmed for television in over 30 of them. Making a total of 150 half hour angling programs, including no less than 17 consecutive yearly series for Anglia Television. Two years ago he was awarded an MBE for his broadcasting and writing by Prince Charles.
With an emphasis on attracting a younger generation to angling we are delighted to welcome Yasmin Morgan (daughter of Hywel Morgan) aged 13. Yasmin is the UK Open Salmon Distance Champion and Welsh National Pairs Champion.
Yasmin first stepped onto a demonstration platform at the tender age of 2 years and since that day she has been demonstrating with her farther all over the UK in Game and Country Fairs.
Fishing for families
A designated area hosted by the Dublin Angling Initiative aimed at encouraging youngsters to pick up a rod.
A selection of top fly tying experts from across Europe will showcase their skills.
Familiar angling personalities such as Charles Jardine, Hywel Morgan , Stevie Munn, Julian Chidgey (Fox Int.), Mary Gavin Hughes (European Sea Angling Champion 2011), Jim Clohessy (Sea Angling), Norman Dunlop and a host of other experts from the angling fraternity will run casting demonstrations and present workshops over the two days of the show
A “Meet & Greet” area will be located close to the theatre where visitors can seek advice and chat with their favourite celebrities.
A huge selection of tackle and trade stands will offer products to suit every budget.
Mara Media would like to thank the angling community for their support throughout 2011 and their continued support in 2012, we are eager to give visitors a value for money, fun filled experience with entertainment and attractions for the whole family.