Over the weekend, the seventh annual Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo invaded downtown Niagara Falls. The event was held at the Conference and Event Center with a focus on “Teaching Fishing” to the legions of anglers that can be found in New York, Southern Ontario and other nearby states.
Thousands of attendees took advantage of more than 200 free seminars available over the course of the three days of the show. Fishing education was the key expo component, once again, as it focused on salmon, trout, bass, walleye and perch as far as species; fly fishing, centerpin fishing, trolling, drifting, jigging and casting as far as techniques.
There were over 170 vendor booths available in the main event hall, a majority of which were aimed at fish and fishing. Many of the speakers were associated with companies that exhibited, giving visitors the opportunity to purchase the “hot products” at “show special” pricing after they were educated on them.
(Photos by Mark Williams Jr.)