GAC March Open Weekend 2012 - Featured Fly Casters!

For the next Open Weekend on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of March 2012 we have an amazing line up featuring some of the worlds top casters and instructors. These guys will be putting on a show to remember with demonstrations and workshops on the Applecross Canal Basin and they will also be on hand instore to answer questions and help you buy the right gear for the season ahead!
Hywel Morgan
Hywel Morgan (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
World record caster, Welsh internationalist, TV presenter and now Daiwa consultant, Hywel is a well known face in the angling community and will be in store all weekend to give tips and advice on all types of fly fishing and casting problems as well as demonstrating the latest casting techniques. Autographed DVDs of his TV series and more will be available during the open weekend.

Ian Gordon
Ian Gordon - Hardy Greys (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Highly respected Spey caster and AAPGAI instructor, Ian Gordon will be available in store to answer all of your salmon fishing and casting questions and to guide you through the latest double handed rods, reels and lines for Hardy and Greys, which he has helped to develop including the new Marksman 2 and Zenith ranges of rods.

Scott MacKenzie
Scott MacKenzie - MacKenzie DTX (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
A former World Spey casting champion, Scott will be joining us to show off his new range of DTX G2 Salmon rods and lines as well as his excellent casting DVD, signed copies of which will be available for the duration of the weekend.

Mick McDaid
Mick McDaid - Guideline (Sunday only)
One of Britain's top experts. Mick McDaid is arguably one of the best fly casters in the country today and has fished all over Britain. A fully qualified salmon and trout instructor, Mick offers tuition and guidance on all aspects of fly casting and fly fishing for all levels from beginners to advanced anglers. Mick is the designer of the popular Guideline MMD Spey line.

Andy Murray
Andy Murray - G. Loomis (Sunday only)
Andy has been an instructor and tackle consultant for over 25 years and currently works as a ghillie on a busy beat of the Tweed. His knowledge of Spey casting and salmon fishing is second to none and he will be demonstrating the latest range of rods from G.Loomis including the new NRX range.

Jim Fearn
Jim Fearn - Guide Fly Fishing (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
AAPGAI instructor and consultant with Guide Fly Fishing (Rio, Vision, Lamson and Redington) Jim will be on hand giving casting tips and advice on the latest products. His demonstrations on Shooting heads and Skagit lines should not be missed!

David Bell
David Bell (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Highly qualified casting instructor and consultant as well as a member of the GAC team, David is one of the most well known faces of the Scottish angling scene. He will be on hand all weekend with tips and tackle advice for any fly fishing style.

Gary Coxon
Gary Coxon - Sage (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
AAPGAI Master Instructor and the face of Sage fly rods in the UK, Gary will be with us all weekend for help with casting problems, advice on how to choose the right Sage rod for your needs and some really bad jokes!

Paul Procter
Paul Procter - Orvis (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
AAPGAI Master casting instructor, Orvis fly fishing consultant and Orvis endorsed fly fishing guide, Paul Procter will be on hand all weekend to offer tips and trick on how to improve your casting skills especially on those tricky river casts!

Tony Riley
Tony Riley - Guide Flyfishing (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
As a professional & highly skilled AAPGAI, Rio & Sage fly fishing and fly casting instructor, Tony provides a qualified and professional fly fishing skills, fly fishing casting tuition and guiding service and will be able to help you any issue you may be having with your casting!

If you are looking for some one to one tuition or want to try fly casting for the first time the SGAIC instructor team will be with us all weekend giving FREE 10 minute lessons for anybody who is interested!

The Applecross Basin is just 2 minute walk from the shop, see the map here for details. There will be loads of other stuff happening on the Open Weekend dates as well as some amazing bargains on fishing tackle. Keep an eye out on Facebook, Twitter and instore for more info on what's going on at this event!