Fishing Festival Wels

01. - 02. March 2025 | Fishing Fair for professional and amateur anglers

The "Fishing Festival" in Wels is a fair primarily focused on the world of fishing. It takes place annually in February and is organized by Messe Wels GmbH & Co KG..

The region around Wels in Upper Austria is known for its rich waterscape, including rivers, lakes, and ponds, offering ideal conditions for fishing. Its proximity to rivers like the Traun, which flows directly through Wels, makes the area an attractive destination for anglers. The waters around Wels are home to numerous fish species, including popular varieties such as carp, pike, trout, and pike-perch, drawing anglers seeking diverse fishing techniques and experiences.

This fishing fair serves as a showcase for the latest trends and innovations in carp, predator, and fly fishing. Renowned experts from various fishing disciplines are part of the festival, providing visitors with valuable insights and tips through lectures, live demonstrations, and workshops. The festival caters to both professional and hobby anglers, presenting a wide range of products and services, from equipment and accessories to fish breeding and new materials.

A distinctive feature of the Fishing Festival is the opportunity for visitors to seek information and advice directly from associations and experts from specialty stores, publishers, and clubs. Additionally, the festival offers an attractive supporting program, including lectures, multimedia shows, and workshops, to comprehensively inform the audience about fishing. For beginners, there are special programs, equipment tests, and demonstrations in the demonstration pool, leaving no stone unturned.

The event takes place at Messe Wels, a modern and versatile venue ideally suited for such large-scale events. Messe Wels provides excellent infrastructure and is easily accessible, making it an ideal location for exhibitors and visitors from various regions.

Another highlight of the festival is the "3 Fairs 1 Ticket" concept, where visitors can access two additional outdoor fairs, the "Archery Fair" and the "Bike Festival Austria," with just one ticket. This offer broadens the experience for visitors, providing a more comprehensive perspective on various outdoor activities.

In summary, the Fishing Festival in Wels is a comprehensive and interactive event, offering a platform for the latest trends in fishing while providing an exciting and informative experience for anglers of all skill levels.

The Fishing Festival will take place on 2 days from Saturday, 01. March to Sunday, 02. March 2025 in Wels.

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01.03.2025 - 02.03.2025*
Saturday - Sunday, 2 days
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Local time:
03:49 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Wels,
Messeplatz 1, 4600 Wels, Upper Austria, Austria


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Fair organizer
Messe Wels GmbH & Co KG
Messeplatz 1
A-4600 Wels, Austria
Tel: +43 (0)7242 93920
Fax: +43 (0)7242 939266451
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Past editions:
  • 03. - 04. February 2024
  • 11. - 12. February 2023
  • 01. - 02. February 2020
  • 09. - 10. February 2019
  • 10. - 11. February 2018
  • 11. - 12. February 2017
  • 06. - 07. February 2016
  • 07. - 08. February 2015
  • 08. - 09. February 2014
  • 09. - 10. February 2013

Fair location:

Messe Wels,
Messeplatz 1, 4600 Wels, Upper Austria, Austria


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Product groups: fishing clothing, fishing equipment, Fishing rods, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Fishing Festival taking place?
The Fishing Festival fair takes place in Wels, at the Messe Wels.

When is the Fishing Festival taking place?
Visit the Fishing Festival from 01. - 02. March 2025.

How often does the Fishing Festival take place?
The Fishing Festival takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Fishing Festival?
The Fishing Festival is an exhibition for Fishing, Fisheries and Sporting Goods.