Countryman Fairs have once more put on a very well organised and successful show at Weston Park this weekend gone. It certainly was well attended by the public and the weather held out to make it a very enjoyable couple of days. The Prince Albert Angling Fishing Village this year was probably twice the size of previous years and is ever expanding, all very ably put together by Karl Humphries. AAPGAI were present presenting many demonstrations and running casting clinics for both junior and adults.

DSCF0467Karl and Glyn double handed casting.

Prince Albert Angling Society were a massive presence with a very well organised stand of some thirty metres with all kind of activities and information inside, well manned and looking very professional as a well run outfit should be!

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AAPGAI members Geoff Littler and Stuart Ray demonstrating about various salmon casts.

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There were plenty of non-stop demonstrations going on every day.

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James MacDonald with Albert at the Fly tying Company stand next to Borderlines from Cumbria and Get Hooked on Fishing who were great company and kept us all in tea all weekend. Lakeland Lures, Cookshill fly tying, S&TA, Barry Grantham and many more see – Midland Show

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Good crowds were there, plenty of fishing stands attending, a real friendly atmosphere and buzz about the place.

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Single handed casting,

Alan Roe about Wallace casting with a centre pin, M.C Hywell Morgan and daughters about fly casting, Mike Roden about Tenkara fishing, Chris Green did a fantastic insight and entertaining show on countryside affairs.

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There were lots of fishing activities for the young people where they could have a go at coarse fishing with the experts. A great weekend and thoroughly enjoyable and just fantastic to catch up with friends and make new acquaintances.