Category: The Big One

The Big One – 23rd March 2019

The Big One is always a great day out, a chance to see some of the latest gear, mingle with the stars and also grab yourself a bargain. Leading up to the show, I was a little disappointed when I saw the list of exhibitors and the two I always make a beeline for, Bait-Tech and Gillhams, weren’t on it. I’d also

The Big One – 24th March 2018

I always look forward to The Big One at Farnborough, it’s a chance to see friends I don’t get to see nearly enough, there are always some good deals to be had, you get to see the latest tackle before it hits the shops and of course there’s normally a fair few angling superstars and celebrities manning the stands. The show also had a new

The Big One – 8th April 2017

After seeing all the posts on Facebook about the Northern Angling Show last week, I was really looking forward to seeing all the new gear being released this year at The Big One. We got there around dinnertime and first stop was the Daiwa stand where we had really nice chat with Bob Roberts, what a top bloke and he showed us

The Big One – 19th March 2016

As always I was really looking forward to the Big One as it’s a chance to see what’s new on the tackle and bait scene as well as getting to catch up with some friends I don’t get to see nearly enough. Hurf came along to keep me company once again. First stop was the Gillhams stand and with Stuart and Sean

The Big One – 21st March 2015

I really look forward to my annual trip to Farnborough, it’s a chance to see some of the new gear the big firms have got coming out, there are bargains to be had and you can get up close and personal with some of the biggest stars in angling. This year Steve Hurford came along to keep me company and it was his first

The ‘Big One’, Farnborough

I popped to the ‘Big One’ at Farnborough airfield today (I say popped but had to use my passport to get out of Somerset!). My main purpose was to pay my deposit for this years holiday to the fantastic Gillhams Resort in Thailand but it would also be good to catch up with Stuart and have a look around.     The