Meet the the stars at the March Open Weekend 2012!

The famous Glasgow Angling Centre Open Weekend is here again on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of March! It is hotting up to be our biggest and best spring event yet, so you won't want to miss out on this fantastic opportunity to grab a bargain and attend one of the biggest and best fishing events of the year - Scotland's largest FREE angling event!

There is always loads to do and see at the event, including meeting some of the most famous people in fishing, fly casting tuition, fly tying demonstrations, and predator or sea rig making demonstrations. You will also get the opportunity to see some of the newest and exciting products for 2012 as well as pick up loads of bargains along the way!
Meet Matt Hayes and many more!
Meet the stars from the forefront of angling television shows like Matt Hayes, Mick Brown, Paul Young and Hywel Morgan. Get qualified tuition from some of the best game angling and sea angling instructors and coaches in the country - and all for for free!
See the latest Hardy and Greys gear!
The guys from Hardy and Greys including speycasting legend Ian Gordon and Irish favourite Stevie Munn will be on hand to explain the new technology behind SINTRIX rods and show off new products like the new Double Handed XF2, Marksman 2 and Hardy Zenith rods and Ultralight DD reels , Greys GX500 and GX700 reels and see the new Hardy Bros Artisan range of fly rods.

The new Guideline Exceed will be a big hit in 2012!
The UK team from Guideline featuring innovative anglers like Matt Hayes, Mick McDaid and Duncan Egan will be on hand to help you choose the right gear for salmon and trout fishing both here and abroad. And get the chance to try out the latest Guideline Reaction and Exceed rods and Triple Density Shooting Heads.
Sea Angling Globetrotter Mike Thrussell
Pure Fishing representatives like Mike Thrussel will be offering some great deals on gear from brands like Shakespeare, Mitchell, Abu and Berkely including some awesome deals on Berkley Powerbait and tales of sea angling from all over the world. This year they will also be bringing their awesome LURE TESTING TANK and showing the amazing action of some of the new Sebille lures. And Paul Fenech from Sea Angler will be showing how the countries top beach anglers build and fish their most successful rigs!
Wychwood have some great new products - Tube Fly Box
The innovative gear from Wychwood has been much talked about in the last few years and their chief designer, Paul Richardson, will be with us all weekend explaining the thinking behind such modern products like the SLA reels, the new Vuefinder fly boxes and the latest luggage plus get to see the new FLOW fly reel. Plus Craig Barr will be showing off some of this years sure fire patterns from his prize winning fly box.
Captivated by Davy McPhail
For the avid fly tyer there is bumper weekend in store with some of the countries top fly dressers like Davie McPhail and Paul Procter demonstrating their skills and answering any questions you may have plus some of the best quality fly tying materials in the world will be on sale as we once again bring our great friends from Cookshill Fly Tying into the store as a special treat to all our customers! Also watch as staff from Veniard demonstrate how to use their latest materials and host a great home dyeing workshop! Plus see the hottest product in fly tying being put through its paces as David Edwards from Bug-Bond shows you how to use this UV resin effectively for your chosen style of fly tying.

Staff from top wader manufacturer Simms will be demonstrating how to keep your waders in tip top condition and showing you the best methods for wader repair. And if you decide to buy a pair on the day they will professionally stud the soles of your new Simms boots with Hardbite Studs free of charge!
Ant Glascoe and Hywel Morgan
Savage Gear consultant Anthony Glascoe will be "coming home" to the GAC to give all you predator fanatics the lowdown on the latest lures from SG including the Soft 4play lures, Lipsculls and we will have fantastic deals on all Savage Gear lures. Plus get your copy of the DVD, To Lure a Killer, signed by Ant and co star Hywel Morgan.

Other brands represented at the Open Weekend will include Costa Del Mar, Shimano, G.Loomis, Sage, Rio, Redington, Lamson, Vision, Daiwa, MacKenzie, Fulling Mill, Loop, Abel, and many, many more so if you have any questions about their products them come and ask them! Plus we will have thousands of bargains and weekend only deals right across the store - so come and check it out!