Europe's Greatest Angling Events You Can't Miss In 2019

When looking for a fishing trip around Europe, it can be a very easy option to organise an e111 card renewal and hop on the next flight to Lake Garda. However, there are multiple fishing events around Europe that offer unique talks with angling professionals as well as an insight into some of the latest technology beginning to be used within the industry. Here we are going to give you a quick look at some of Europe’s best fishing events in 2019 that are definitely worth paying a visit.

European Sports Fishing Show

This event is for those that love all things fishing and usually takes place in November. With a multitude of different stands and some of the biggest brands in the business, there are plenty of deals for you to find when traveling around the expo hall. Held in Bristol, this event plays host to a wide number of visitors per year, from those working in the industry to those looking for some of the latest fishing technology, there is something for everyone all under one roof.

Les Salons European Des Peches En Mer (1st - 3rd March) 

If you are looking for some of the industry’s top fishermen then you have come to the right place. With an abundance of talks as well as showcase events from some of the top fishing companies in the world, you’ll find some of the latest in angling inventions as well as tailoring booths where you can have equipment adjusted solely for you.

Carp Italy (16th - 17th February) 

As one of the major sporting events in Italy, Carp Italy is €15 for a weekend or €10 for a day ticket. You can go to meetings with some of the top anglers as well as look around the exhibition for more information about carp fishing. What’s more, you will have full access to all of the bars, restaurants and pizzerias that are within the expo hall making this a worthwhile trip for all that love fishing. 

The Big One (23rd & 24th March in Farnborough South; 13th and 14th April in Stoneleigh Midlands)

Two of the UK’s biggest and best fishing shows, The Big One Farnborough South takes place on the 23rd and 24 th March and The Big One Stoneleigh Midlands between the 13th and 14th of April. Less than a month apart, the two shows feature the latest gear at discounted prices including big-ticket items like rods and reels. The two shows will also debut a new demo area, where you’ll be able to see your favourite fishing stars in action on a new indoor lake, making this the perfect combination for those that want to show off their skills and learn some tips and tricks from some of the pro’s.

With all this in mind, there are plenty of amazing events all over Europe that showcase the very best in the industry as well as new ways of fishing making this the perfect addition to any European adventure for those that love to fish late into the night. Which one will you visit! 

Thank you to Harry Isaacs in the UK for this guest post.