THE largest salt water angling competition in the UK is coming to Weymouth.
The Reel Masters Fishing Festival and Competition will be held over the weekend September 30-October 2.
Reel Masters is for professional, amateur and beginner anglers alike who are interested in getting to know more about fishing.
It will take place over three days at Weymouth Pavilion and around the beach area.
Reel Masters will also host the first salt water event of Kayak Angler of the Year, a qualifying event for the Hobie Fishing Worlds.
For those interested in or new to angling, there will be 'introduction to angling' experiences on kayaks and charter boats.
On the Saturday, Reel Masters will be hosting the ‘Reel Masters bring your own boat Sibmeet’ for small inflatable boat owners to gather and head out on the water together.
The show will have exhibitors from across the industry – boating, kayaking, marine electronics,fishing equipment, apparel - displaying new products and offers for show visitors.
The main stage will host talks and demonstrations from industry professionals and influencers throughout the weekend.
There will be a branded boat competition on the water on Friday and Saturday – giving brands the chance to showcase their products, team build, create media collateral and take out potential customers on Sunday.
On Saturday evening, after the conclusion of the branded boat competition, there will be the Skipper’s Ball with live music, local food and the chance to network with brands, skippers and customers.