Boat and hunting shows at Tradex in Abbotsford this week

The annual BC Boating and Sportsmen's Show and BC Hunting Show run Friday to Sunday.

Les Robinson of Enderby showed visitors the fine art of fly tying at the BC Federation of Fly Fishing booth during the 2013 Boat and Sportsman Show at Tradex.

Les Robinson of Enderby showed visitors the fine art of fly tying at the BC Federation of Fly Fishing booth during the 2013 Boat and Sportsman Show at Tradex.

The BC Boating and Sportsmen’s Show and BC Hunting Show return to Tradex this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Together these shows represent more than 250 exhibitors and seminars offering a wide variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting and outdoor products and services.

More than 50 seminars will be held throughout the weekend on the  Rapala Pro-Fishing Stage, the PRO Hunting Stage, and the Toyota Trucks World of Fly Casting.

Special guests include hunting pro Wayne Carlton and fishing pro Phil Rowley.

The show also includes fly-tying lessons, the Western Canada Wild Elk Calling Championships, gun dog demos and a kids’ fishing pond.

Show hours are noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For tickets and more information, visit bcboatandsportsmenshow.ca.