Sportfish Reading Trout-Tastic Weekend – 28th February & 1st March 2015

Sportfish Reading Trout-Tastic Weekend – 28th February & 1st March 2015

2015 Trout-Rastic Weekend

With the new trout season upon us and Hayward’s Farm Trout Fishery about to open its doors for the new season, it’s time to get the first Sportfish event of the year in your diary. We are opening our doors on the 28th of February and the 1st of March for a fun packed trout-tastic weekend to help you get ready for that first days fly fishing.

START THE NEW TROUT FISHING SEASON IN STYLE HERE AT SPORTFISH READING

With many trout fishing experts here to interact with and seminars running throughout the weekend, this is a great opportunity to pick up a deal and to learn more before casting your first line of the season.

SPECIAL OFFERS EXCLUSIVE TO THIS WEEKEND

  • Spend over £100 in one transaction and get a FREE 1 fish ticket at Hayward’s Farm. To be used by the 18th April.
  • Signs up to an outside seminar/demo and you will receive a further £5.00 OFF your purchase when you check in on the day! * One £5.00 per person.
  • Upgrade your old single hand rod & we will guarantee a minimum price of £40 in part exchange on all usable single handed rods.
  • Buy 10 Fulling Mill trout flies and we will give you two for FREE.
  • Receive a FREE casting lesson here at Sportfish with every full priced trout rod purchased.
  • All Greys GX 500 and 700 reels are on offer, 40% OFF.
  • FREE group sessions with experts (sign up) See Schedule for the two days.
  • Many other fantastic SALE OFFERS in store.
  • FREE casting and Fly Tying session on Saturday.
  • FREE seminars through the weekend, please see schedule of events.
There will be plenty on inside & outside!
There will be plenty on inside & outside throughout the weekend!

TROUTASTIC EVENT WEEKEND – FULL SCHEDULE

Saturday 28th February – Lecture Room Seminars

9:45 – 10:30 A-Z of Tenkara
Angus Campbell reveals the mysteries and benefits surrounding Tenkara and its application in modern fly fishing. Why not call us on 0118 930 3860 & book onto the FREE interactive Tenkara workshop on the stream outside the store? Booking essential so reserve your place ASAP!

11:00 – 12:00 Jonathan Tomlinson’s Early Season Stillwater Tactics
Jonathan gives you the low down on how to avoid those blank early season days.

12:30 – 1:30 Simms Wader Repair Workshop
Steve Peterson from Simms will be on hand to illustrate how to take best care of your Simms products and how to repair pin holes in waders. Why not bring your Simms waders with you for a quick health check before the start of the new season?

2:00 – 3:00 Famous Fishing Chalkstream
William Daniel of Famous Fishing will be giving an over view of fishing opportunities on the southern chalkstreams for 2015.

3:00 – 4:00 FREE Fly Tying Workshop with Expert Jonathan Tomlinson
This work shop is ideal for those who have never sat behind a vice before and fancy tying a fly for the first time! Jonathan can also help those of you who have been tying for years but need help with advanced techniques. You are very welcome to bring your own kit or we will do our very best to supply kit and materials. Booking is essential – so call us on 0118 930 3860 & reserve your place now!

Saturday 28th February – Outside Demos & Interactive Events

11:00 – 12:00 Go fishing with Tenkara!
Following on from Angus Campbells A-Z Tenkara lecture room talk, join him on the stream outside the store to witness the art of Tenkara. Booking essential, places are limited, so call us on 0118 930 3860 & reserve your place now.

1:00 – 2:00 UK launch of the Guideline Fario trout rods
Alex Jardine demonstrates how Guideline have achieved what many thought was impossible, making the new Fario even better than the last multi award winning model!

2:00 – 3:00 FREE Casting Lessons
With Alex Jardine of Guideline and Aardvark McLeod and Tom Festing AAPGAI , Sportfish tuition manager. Why not take advantage of a free casting lesson to improve and hone your technique? Booking essential as places will be limited, so call us on 0118 930 3860 & reserve your place now!

Sunday 1st March – Lecture Room Seminars

10:45 – 11:30 Ian May Presents…
“The unfair advantage with Sage and Rio” Questions and answer session to follow.

12:00 – 12:45 A-Z of Tenkara
Angus Campbell reveals the mysteries and benefits surrounding Tenkara and its application in modern fly fishing. Why not call us on 0118 930 3860 and book onto the FREE interactive Tenkara workshop on the stream outside the store? Booking essential!

1:15 – 2:00 Fly Fishing Ambassador
Charles Jardine presents the latest Wychwood fly line range and explains their specific applications to benefit your trout fishing throughout the year.

Sunday 1st March – Outside Demos & Interactive Events

11:00 – 12:00 UK launch of the Guideline Fario Trout Rods
Alex Jardine demonstrates how Guideline have achieved what many thought was impossible, making the new Fario even better than the last multi award winning model!

12:00 – 1:00 Ian May of Guide Fly Fishing
Untangling the mysteries of which rod / line to use & when to use it!

1:00 – 2:00 Go fishing with Tenkara!
Following on from Angus Campbells A-Z Tenkara lecture room talk, join him on the stream outside the store to witness the art of Tenkara. Booking essential as places will be limited, so call us on 0118 930 3860 & reserve your place now!

2:00 – 3:00 Alex & Charles Jardine Head-to-Head Fish Off!
Alex Jardine of Guideline takes on his father Charles Jardine of Wychwood in a “friendly” stillwater fish off!

REMEMBER: Some of the free seminars & demonstrations require you to book your place – please be sure to call us & secure a spot ASAP on  0118 930 3860

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Event Details & Getting There

SATURDAY: 9am to 5.30pm & SUNDAY: 10am to 4pm
Haywards Farm, Theale, Reading, RG7 4AS
Email: [email protected] Tel: 0118 930 3860

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