Expo Presentations

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We have an exceptional line up of presenters on both days of the Ultimate Fishing Expo at the main stage. Each expert will chat about their fishing passions and experiences, as well as sharing their tips and tricks.

Saturday 18 February

TimeTopicSpeaker
10:30amWelcome to Country and Dreamtime presentation 
10:35am Official opening day one and welcome Travis Dowling, CEO VFA
10:40am Victoria's world class fisheries and a lifetime of fishing media David Kramer, FutureFish
11:00am Reel Fishing adventures in Victoria Aaron Habgood, Patrick Dangerfield and Bachar Houli
11:20am A lifetime of family fishing in Victoria Paul and Jet Worsteling
11:40am Question time 
12:00pm Fishing bringing communities together Bachar Houli
12:20pm Victoria: The recreational fishing state Katherine Grech and Anthony Forster
12:40pm Fish, sleep, repeat: Travelling around Australia Tiffany Newton and Matt Hoff
1:00pm Fishing with kids Amanda Keilar
1:20pm Kayak fishing in Port Phillip Bay Alan Bonnici
1:40pmQuestion time 
2:00pmExtreme fishing: Highlights from a lifetime in fishing Robson Green
2:20pmThe Deep Drop interactive sessionLuke McCredden, Robson Green and Lee Rayner
2:40pmMega Murray Cod at Lake EildonKate Norman
3:00pmBack from black: The Macca recoveryShea Bloom
3:20pmFrom Tarpon to GTs to Murray Cod: The latest in catch and release fishing worldwideSascha and Andy Danylchuk
3:40pmOur incredible wild trout fisheriesTerry George
4:00pmQuestion time 

Sunday 19 February

TimeTopicSpeaker
10:30amWelcome to Country and Dreamtime presentation 
10:35am Official opening day two and welcome Travis Dowling, CEO VFA
10:40am Just how far has Victorian fishing come?Lee Rayner
11:00am Hook, Line and Sinker: Behind the scenes of filming a hit TV show Andrew Hart
11:20am When your life is fishing Ben Scullin
11:40am Question time 
12:00pm Seal the Loop presentation 
12:20pm On the fly: Travelling and competing around the world Lubin Pfieffer
12:40pm Searching for giants: Chasing metre plus Murray Cod Colby Lesko
1:00pmHandling your catch with respect: Tuna ChampionsIndy Thompson
1:20pmPerspectives of an international fly galApril Vokey
1:40pmQuestion time 
2:00pmExtreme fishing: Highlights from a lifetime in fishingRobson Green
2:20pmThe Deep Drop interactive sessionLuke McCredden, Robson Green and Lee Rayner
2:40pmVictoria: The recreational fishing stateKatherine Grech and Toby Jeavons
3:00pmVictoria's bay and inlet revivalGawaine Blake
3:20pmThe future of fishing: Females, family and funTBC
3:40pmFreshwater secrets: Tips for native fishing successRhys Creed
4:00pmQuestion time