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Fishing stars announced for 4x4 Outdoors Fishing & Boating Expo

The National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo will be treated to an exclusive line-up of special guests and industry experts when it returns to the Melbourne Showgrounds from 18-20 August 2017.

As Australia’s longest running and largest 4x4 outdoors Show, the event is the premier choice for fans of the great outdoors, and fishing, boating, 4x4, camping and caravanning.

The biggest names in the industry are on the line-up for the three-day event, providing entertainment for all ages, including world-famous cricket star Merv Hughes, expert angler Paul Worsteling, 4WDing legend John ‘Roothy’ Rooth, and ex-AFL star-turned campfire cooking pro Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt, in their one and only Melbourne appearances for 2017.

The Show will feature over 30,000 square metres to everything outdoor-related, with the stars of the Show appearing alongside renowned industry-leading exhibitors showcasing the latest products in caravanning, camping, fishing, 4WDing and boating.

For those who are wanting to learn all of the best tips and tricks from industry experts, or secrets to perfecting their 4WDing, fishing or camping skills, the Show is a must-attend.

With interactive displays, hours of on-stage entertainment and talks, and the opportunity to meet and greet industry celebrities and special guests, Show visitors will walk away from the event with a wealth of new information – and even an autograph or two!

The Show is excited to welcome Aussie cricketing legend, and renowned fisherman, Merv Hughes back for a second time, with his hilarious “Merv’s Outdoor Adventures” presentation on twice daily across the weekend.

On the Tackle World Fishing Stage, guests will find Paul Worsteling from iFish, with his unmistakable passion and enthusiasm for recreational fishing. Regardless of whether you’re a novice or an old hand at fishing, Paul will provide plenty of great information in his “Fishing Yarns”, “Tales From Around the Globe” and “Mighty Swordfish” presentations.

Together with Paul, the Fishing Stage will host Steve ‘Starlo’ Starling with his “Talking Fishing” segment, Bill Classon from Channel 7’s The Fishing Show, Steve ‘Telly’ Threllful talking Big Murray Cod, and Transport Safety Victoria with boating safety advice.

Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt, and his wife Sheree, will host the Campfire Cooking Stage. Appearing on hit TV Show, The Great Australian Doorstep, Spida and Sheree have a love for the great outdoors, and can cook up a tasty campfire meal, so guests should ensure they schedule time to sample the dishes they will be cooking up at the Show.

Alongside Spida and Sheree will be The Offroad Adventure Show’s culinary whiz Ben Milbourne. Ben will demonstrate how to whip up a memorable campfire meal that will satisfy the entire family.

Always popular with the off-road crowd at the National 4x4 Outdoors, Show Fishing & Boating Expo, John ‘Roothy’ Rooth will provide plenty of entertainment for young and old with his “Roothless Tales”.

Also returning to Melbourne again this year will be Jase Andrews from All 4 Adventure, Shaun and Graham from 4WD Action and Rick O’Brien from The Offroad Adventure Show.

“One of the highlights for many guests at the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is meeting their favourite 4WDing or fishing celebrities, and talking shop with well-known industry experts,” Show Director, Paul Mathers said.

“It is fantastic to see the excitement on the faces of those who follow these celebrities on TV and social media, who are finally getting the opportunity to see them in the flesh and gain a few industry secrets and tips for their next trip.

“Having the support of the biggest names in the industry – special guests and exhibitors alike – is a true testament to our Show continuing to be the leading 4x4, fishing, boating and outdoors event in Melbourne in 2017.”

The National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo will showcase hundreds of leading exhibitors from the 4x4, fishing, boating, camping, caravanning and outdoors industries, with thousands of the latest and greatest products under the one roof.

Tickets to the 2017 National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds are selling fast. Secure your tickets from www.4x4show.com.au to skip the queue at the gate.

Pictured: Paul Worsteling

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