The very first SA Fishing Festival was always going to be a tough one to anticipate because there has not been any event of its kinds open for the public to attend. The only other fishing show in SA was only for traders and the public were never in the loop of what products were available.

So putting together the very first SA Fishing Festival was both a challenge and an adventure. Day one started with a bang with hunderds of anglers and their families streaming through the gates and from the start it was evident that the public was hungry for an Expo that would cater specifically for the Fishing community in SA. Exhibitors had high hopes and their hopes were met with huge sales throughout the 2 days. Some exhibitors even ran out of stock to sell at some point proving that such a platform can a will grow the sport of Fishing in SA.

The vibe was electric with music playing over the valley