National hunting and fishing outfitter show: a return awaited by hunting and fishing enthusiasts
After three years of absence, hunting and fishing enthusiasts will be able to reconnect with their annual meeting as the National Hunting and Fishing Outfitters Show opens today, which will take place until See you Sunday.
This return is marked by a major change as the Show takes place at Quai 30, in the Cruise Terminal at 300 rue de l'Estuaire.
“We had to change location for the Show and I don't think you could find a better site,” explains Salon promoter Gaétan Mondou. The Old Port Terminal offers us a larger and more magnificent room. There are plenty of free parking lots for visitors. »
For this expert in the field of trade shows [he presents four a year], the return to Quebec of his event represents a great showcase for the industry.
“This is an opportunity for visitors to discover all that the destinations that will be at the Show have to offer them for the next season, specifies Mr. Mondou. We introduce them to outfitters from all over Quebec, the Far North, the Yukon and even Africa. The choice is vast and all enthusiasts will find hunting and fishing packages that meet their expectations, for the services offered, the species available, not to mention attractive prices. People from Sépaq will also be there. »
The promoter of the Show, Pierre Mondou, an emeritus hunter, awaits visitors to introduce them to the 2023 version of the event in a brand new room, at the Cruise Terminal, Quai 30.
A WIDE CHOICE
Nearly a hundred destinations will be offered to visitors. “They will certainly be happy to find the outfitters. They are happy to see their hunters and fishermen again in a Salon without health restrictions. »
The Charlevoix region is well represented with several outfitters, including Club Bataram. For Monts Valin, reputed to be the cradle of native speckled trout, enthusiasts can meet among others the Poulin de Courval outfitter and the Monts-Valin du Archer outfitter.
Among the Mauricie outfitters present, we find the people of Pourvoirie Lac Dumoulin, who offer a stay on an island, with pontoon transport to your cottage. The people of Nemiskau offer a choice of interesting packages, with quality fishing and inn meal service worthy of the finest tables.
Ludovic Vrac will introduce you to the exceptional territory of the Inukshuk Lodge outfitter, with its arctic char, sea trout and salmon, a dream adventure.
The Domaine Desmarais is also on site with its team of professionals who will make you experience unique stays, in the comfort of very well-equipped chalets in the European plan formula only. On site, the family will also find a beach, water games, equipment for fun, to pass the time when the fishing is over. The Club Colonial is also present at the Show.
At the Sépaq booth, you can meet representatives of the various establishments in the network.
If you have a taste for great adventures, you can discuss unique trips with the people of the Yukon. Adventures in Africa await you with the people of the Majeje Safari outfitter. This 50 square kilometer land belongs to two Quebecers, France Boucher and Éric Bergeron. They can take you on unique exotic adventures in this territory located in South Africa.
These are just a few examples of what awaits you at the Salon.
Several free workshops will be presented throughout the event.
You can meet moose specialist Normand Hotte. He will reveal to you some of his secrets for outsmarting the King of our forests.
For walleye fishing enthusiasts, professional guide Bruno Morency explains his bait rigging techniques to learn more about success.
To find yourself in the forest and leave without fear, Sylvain Saint-Louis will teach you everything you need to know to use a GPS. Recognized as one of the great experts in his field, Pierre Mondou will share his passion for hunting migratory birds with you.
During your visit, you can also discover quads and boats, not to mention the new specialized shops and artisan kiosks.
Specialists in solar systems and forestry machinery are also on site.
The show begins this morning at 9 a.m., for end Sunday at 5 p.m. The cost of entry is $12.50. Admission is free for youth 18 and under. You can participate in the contest to win a Princecraft boat with motor. So, if you want to prepare for your next season and start dreaming, a visit to the Show is a must.