Countrymans Diary

WGF2016

WestCountrCome and see us at our stand, in the Pass it on hamlet.At the Bath and west show ground.
Shepton Mallet  19-20 March.

With Pass it on, the Countryman’s Diary and Gun-ICE, Really wild adventures.JT from the Diary, The Urban Countryman also from the diary,Chris Park, Daystate owners facebook group.The Ole Hedge Creeper. Nige Jones from Airgun world,

And Calls of the wild. The premier animal call company.

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Flagship field sports event for the westcountry

The West of England Game Fair taking place on 19/20 March at the Bath & West Showground, Somerset is this year celebrating its twentieth anniversary. This flagship event for the Westcountry creates a platform for countryside traditions and issues to be promoted and supported. Many high profile companies have been confirmed, together with top experts in field sports providing the demonstrations and advice areas.

 

Gundogs

Graham Watkins from Gamegoer Gundog training has a wealth of experience and knowledge with Spaniels, Labradors and HPR’s. He will be joined by Dave and Lex Rayner of Woodash Gundogs based in Weston-super-Mare. Dave is a successful field trialer, having judged the cocker spaniel championships both here and abroad. Their demonstrations will include Training the rough shooters dog, choosing the right puppy and early training and hawks, dogs and ferrets in the field.

 Gundog scurry

The British Association for Shooting & Conservation (BASC) will have four gundog scurries, part of the Chudleys Scurry League with prizes supplied by Chudleys. All have slight twists to better simulate shooting scenarios and test dog and handler to the full. Mercury Vets will also be on hand to give advice.

 

Fishing

World and European casting champion Hywel Morgan will impart his passion, enthusiasm and knowledge of fishing and fly casting. The demonstrations will show that fly fishing is for all and is very easy to pick up. Hywel will put you on the fast track of becoming a good angler. He will show you the do’s and don’ts of fly casting and demonstrate some of the common faults.

In the outdoor arena, Hywel will take you on a journey from beginner to advanced casting showing you step by step how to improve your casting and ultimately your fishing. He will demonstrate both single and double handed rods as well as show tricky casts that will enable you to catch those tricky trout.

The fishing area in the Edmund Rack Pavilion supported by Crediton based Chevron Hackles will feature a variety of companies selling fishing flies, rods, clothing and accessories, plus demonstrations and have a go fly tying. You can also have-a-go fly casting!

Good Shot…

Bristol Clay Shooting will be providing a 50 clay competition shoot on both days with categories for ladies, open and novice. There will also be a have-a-go area.

High quality tuition and advice from BASC is offered on the shot gun coaching line, plus the air rifles.

A selection of guns and associated equipment will be available to purchase at the show. Gun companies include: Entwistle Guns; Ivythorn Sporting; Country Sports Shop; A1 Decoys; Riflemans Firearms, Valley Clay Shoot and more

Something for Everyone

Great shopping at this year’s West of England Game Fair – from country homewares to clothing, westcountry food to decoys, gundog equipment, fishing accessories, guns – Over 300 companies all indoors.

 

Have-a-go activities including willow making, archery, air rifles, clay shooting, target sports. Go back in time to see the fabulously restored vintage tractors and engines – a real snapshot of farming history. Visit the Westcountry Smallholders hall. There is so much to see and do for all the family

 

The ultimate countryside experience – A must see event for all field sports enthusiasts

 

You can keep up to date with everything happening at the show by visiting our website www.westofenglandgamefair.co.uk or joining our Facebook group and following us on Twitter.

 

To book your tickets in advance and save money visit www.westofenglandgamefair.co.uk or call the ticket office (Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm on 01392 421500)

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For further information or images please contact:

Lisa Scattergood on 01392 421500 or email lisa@contour.uk.net

 

 

 

 

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