BC’s Biggest Event for Outdoor Enthusiasts to Feature Tons of Engaging Features


Abbotsford, BC – BC’s largest boating, fishing, hunting and sportsmen’s show returns to TRADEX this spring. The BC Boat & Sportsmen’s Show and the BC Hunting Show take place March 3-5, 2017.

These two long-running events are favourites of outdoor enthusiasts from throughout the region; each year tens of thousands of outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen attend to the show to check out the wide range of exhibitors, products and seminars.

Once again this year, the event will include a comprehensive program of fishing and hunting seminars. The Pro Fishing Stage (sponsored by Mercury Marine) and Pro Hunting Stage will feature a range of speakers throughout the three days of the show including Keith Beasley, host of Canada in the Rough; Tammy Wood, Master Chef Canada Top 10 Finalist and host of Saucy’s Got Game cooking show; and Phil Rowley, Fly Craft Angling Adventures. There will also be a meet and greet with the hosts of Reel West Coast Fishing. The complete schedule is available on the show website: www.bcboatandsportsmenshow.ca/show-features/#seminarspeakers.

Visitors to the show will be able to enter to win many exciting door prizes, including a 2017 Outlander 450 ATV courtesy of can-am BRP and Greater Vancouver Powersports; a MICRO 355 Realtree Xtra Camo cross bow, courtesy of Excalibur Crossbow; and a fishing weekend experience courtesy of Stoney Lake Lodge and Douglas Lake Ranch.

Additional show features for 2017 include a screening of the Fly Fishing Film Tour; head, horn, and antler scoring; CORE Challenge sponsored by the BC Wildlife Federation; kids’ fishing pond;  and fly tying and many other seminars.

Visitors are encouraged to avoid the line-ups and buy tickets in advance on the show website.


Friday, March 3rd from 12 noon – 9 pm
Saturday, March 4th from 9 am – 6 pm
Sunday, March 5th from 10 am – 5 pm

1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, BC

Adult Pass – $14
Senior Pass (65+) – $12
Junior Pass (6-16) – $12
Family Pass (2 Adults + 2 Juniors) – $33
Full Event Pass – $25

For all the exciting show details, visit www.BCSportsmenShow.ca and follow the show on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Inquiries:

Les Trendall, Show Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.
Tel: 604-864-6800
Toll Free: 1-877-888-7111
Email: ltrendall@mpltd.ca

Kate Stilwell, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Master Promotions Ltd.
Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469
Email: kstilwell@mpltd.ca