The Deveron Fishing Festival 2012 in association with William Lawson's
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A CHANCE TO ENJOY SALMON AND TROUT FISHING AT THE SECOND DEVERON FESTIVAL
The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust are to hold a unique festival in April/May with anglers invited to visit and fish on Deveronside, along side some of their favourite trade manufacturers, who will be hosting some of the festival beats. Central to the festival is the generous donation of the district's famous beats and a trade fair over the course of a weekend on the outskirts of Turriff, Aberdeenshire. The festival trade fair will open to members of the public at 0900 Sunday 29th at Turriff Angling Association. Regional activities such as festival fishing on donated festival beats will commence at 0900 Monday 30th April 2012 and cease 1700 2nd May 2012.
At the festival fair will be a marquee tent promoting everything from the latest angling equipment, wildlife charities, traditional crafts, the Banffshire marine fishing industry, local goods producers and suppliers. At the banks of the river Deveron; leading tackle manufacturers, such as Hardy’s and prominent angling organisations will be demonstrating their latest angling equipment allowing visitors the opportunity to try rods and reels in live fishing scenarios, they will also have instructors that may coach visitors on a one-to-one basis.
In addition to the excellent salmon and brown trout fishing, other highlights include the opportunity to try state-of-the-art tackle, meet some of the sport's best known names, watch expert fly-dressing demonstrations and buy art and antiques. During the festival the Trust will be entertaining participants in the evenings with a series of talks, presentations host and the annual Trust BBQ.