- Roger Salmonsson
One of our Swedish tyers will have on display at the show his Ultimate Midge Collection – a framed series of over 100 flies.
- Unique Items in Charity Auction in aid of Izaak Waltons Cottage Trust
Malcolm Greenhalgh is coordinating an auction to take place at the show on Saturday 8th of February. Some of the BFFIs top demonstrators have already confirmed they will donating items including framed examples of their work. Contributors will include Paul Little, Marvin Nolte, Pete Kealey, Hans Weilenmann, Johan Put, Johan Klingberg and Brian Burnett.
All proceeds will go to help with the upkeep of Izaak Waltons Cottage located a few miles away from the BFFI site at Shallowford ( see http://www.staffordbc.gov.uk/izaak-waltons-cottage ).
- Oliver Edwards donates Items for Charity Auction
Although Oliver has retired from demonstrating at shows he has donated several items to be auctioned off in aid of Izaak Waltons Cottage.
- Entomological Expert Stuart Crofts at BFFI
Stuart Crofts will be running a series of entomological identification demonstrations at the show. This will feature live insects – and will be aimed at all levels of expertise. Come and see Stuart on the Riverfly Partnership stand.
- Cane Rod and Furled Leader Demonstrations with Luke Bannister
Cane expert Luke Bannister will be running an ongoing cane rod building and furled leader making demonstrations over both days of the show.
- Charles Jardine at BFFI
Charles Jardine will be at the show demonstrating his artistic skills and will be working on a painting during the weekend.
- AAPGAI to organise BFFI Casting Demonstration Programme
A full range of casting demonstrations coordinated by Karl Humphries and his AAPGAI team will take place on the grassed areas to the rear of the main exhibition halls. All types of casting techniques will be featured. More details to follow.