Expo features clinic by Mark Menendez for high school, college anglers

‘Get fishing!’ Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo returns to Niagara Falls

By Terry Duffy

Jan. 18-20 show to feature fishing gear, tips from pros

As the Buffalo-Niagara waterways of the Great Lakes continue to gain in prominence as a world-class fishing destination, plans are shaping well for what will likely be one of the best fishing/outdoors show of its type to hit the Cataract City.

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“We take great pride in offering a multi-species fishing show with many well-known fishing manufacturers, local and regional fishing retailers, local fishing guides and outfitters, family-friendly fishing trips, discounted tackle, the best local fishing boat dealers, kayak fishing watercraft, marine electronics, local fishing clubs and much more,” it reads on the event website, www.niagarafishingexpo.com. “The show highlights the rich waters of Western New York, which offers up to anglers one of the most productive and diversified year-round freshwater fisheries on the planet!”

The sixth annual Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo is set for Friday-Sunday, Jan. 18-20, at the Conference and Event Center, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. The event expects to fit that “world-class” bill quite well, with dozens of exhibitors and presenters expected, both local and beyond.

For the scores of visitors, particularly those who travel from long distances to enjoy this region’s wealth of clean, beautiful waterways, it must seem like a dream come true. And for the many fortunate to call these parts home, it certainly is.

Speaking of the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo’s significance – and more importantly the absolute value of local waterways – is one who knows it probably better than most: longtime dedicated fisherman and outdoors aficionado Mark Daul of Outdoors in Niagara.

“The Niagara Falls Fishing Expo is the best thing to hit Niagara Falls after DiCamillo’s sliced bread,” Daul wrote. “The Fishing Expo is going to reveal a lot of fishing knowledge that you won’t want to miss.

“When you attend this expo, you can learn a lot about fishing Lake Erie, Niagara River and Lake Ontario through its seminars. There is a lot of history concerning these areas and what can be learned from it….Full Story