FOR FISHING 2020: Trade Fair Invitation

2019-08-16 14:13:13 More

38,549 visitors at FOR FISHING 2020

Already  the 11th edition of FOR FISHING 2020 trade fair took part at PVA EXPO PRAGUE during 20 – 23 February 2020. Halls were bursting at the seams during all  exhibiton days. As Jakub Vagner mentioned during the opening ceremony – FOR FISHING is one of Europe's top fishing fairs! And this is confirmed by the statistics of FOR FISHING 2020:


  • 211 exhibitors
  • 19 170 m2 of exhibition area
  • 26 foreign exhibitors, 11 countries presented
  • 38, 549 visitors



2020-02-26 12:30:02 More


A traditional part of the FOR FISHING Trade Fair was the GRAND PRIX competition this year as well. Altogether 24 exhibits were registered in the competition for the Best News of the Year award. The Expert Jury granted the awards in the following categories

2020-02-24 13:28:42 More

Congratulation to TOP EXPO winners!

The FOR FISHING Trade Fair appreciated the most impressive expositions of the event with the TOP EXPO award:


Category 4 - 49 m2 - PPC Machela Sp. z o.o.

Category 50 - 99 m2 - Zebco Europe GmbH

Category 100 - 149 m2: Zfishing Sport Wholesale s.r.o.

Category 150 - 249 m2: Sportcarp Vápeník a Šaravec, s.r.o.

Category 250 - 349 m2 - MIVARDI s.r.o.



2020-02-24 11:19:07 More

FOR FISHING 2020 started

The largest international fishing trade fair in Central Europe started on 20th February 2020. Gates of PVA EXPO Prague are open till 23th February. You can meet there 210 exhibitors, enjoy a rich accompanying program – lectures, workshops, cinema, spinning arena or mobile laboratory. See our Facebook or Instagram to learn more.

2020-02-21 13:29:57 More

Flashback to FOR FISHING 2019 – GRAND PRIX and TOP EXPO winners

A traditional part of the FOR FISHING Trade Fair was the GRAND PRIX competition this year as well. Altogether 26 exhibits were registered in the competition for the Best News of the Year award. The Expert Jury selected 6 exhibits and granted them the awards in thefollowing categories:

2019-11-14 08:50:39 More

Pre-sale of the tickets to the FOR FISHING 2020 - catch your discount!

Do you want to avoid the waiting in a long queue or do you want to give a nice Christmast present to your beloved person? Ticket to FOR FISHING 2020 can be bought now for discounted price! Don´t miss it and buy it now at:


2019-10-21 09:40:33 More

Hurry up! Book your place at FOR FISHING 2020 now!

Most of exhibitors have already booked their placement within the fair and we can be pride of the fact that most of them enlarge their exhibition space! Again, you can enjoy live stream on FRIDAY, lectures on interesting topics or news from fishing world within the FOR FISHING 2020.

2019-10-01 10:47:22 More

More than 38 000 visitors attended the FOR FISHING 2019 trade fair

FOR FISHING 2019 took place at PVA EXPO PRAGUE during 14 – 17 February 2019. Once again, during the opening ceremony the trade fair was named as the largest fishing fair in Europe by Jakub Vagner. Four halls of PVA EXPO offered 16 005 m2 of the exhibition area and 202 exhibitors, not only from the Czech Republic, but also from 12 countries.

During 4 days the fair was attended by 38 135 visitors, it is increase by 14 % in comparison with the attendance of 2018.

We would like to thank to all exhibitors, partners and visitors as well. Right now we are working on the 11th edition of FOR FISHING 2020!

Looking forward to seeing you in Prague!

2019-02-20 11:17:06 More

Steve Briggs and fishermen from 12 european countries presented at FOR FISHING 2019.

The 10th edition of largest fishing trade fair in Europe has just started. More than 200 exhibitors from 12 countries presents their products at PVA EXPO PRAGUE till Sunday 17th February. Within the accompanying program you can look forward to many fishing celebrities, e.g. Steve Briggs from England who gives the lecture on Saturday.  Moreover, there is also AQUA DEMO, a huge glass aquarium, in hall n.5 where lectures of various companies are running every day. Do not hesitate to visit us!

2019-02-14 15:45:31 More

The preparations for the FOR FISHING 2019 trade fair are in full swing!

The 10th anniversary of the largest fishing trade fair in the Czech Republic is held on 14-17 February 2019 in the exhibition venue PVA EXPO PRAGUE in Letnany in the halls n. 2, 3, 4 and 5. Within the anniversary we are preparing a lot of innovations and news that you will be informed about soon. The great news for the lovers of spin fishing is that a huge aquarium AQUA-DEMO will be at the fair again in 2019 and the presentations of the companies will take place there every day!

2018-10-16 07:47:31 More

Announcement - activities of fraudulent firms!

Company ABF, a.s. dissociates itself from the practices of companies International Fair Trade, Expo Guide, MULPOR Company S.A., FAIR Guide, Construct Data, which offer the publication of company data in the internet catalog of trade fairs and exhibitors. 

Although the offer for the publication of the data in the catalog is presented as free of charge, after completing and submitting the data, the client will receive an invoice for the payment of almost EUR 1200 per year.


Furthermore, ABF, a.s. declares that it has never granted the mentioned companies permission to use or promote the protected names or logos of trade fairs organized by ABF, a. s. and to address individual exhibitors on behalf of the organizer of the fair.

2018-08-09 12:13:12 More

More than 33 000 guests visited FOR FISHING 2018 – the largest trade fair in its history!

PVA EXPO PRAGUE hosted already the 9th edition of FOR FISHING trade fair from 15 to 18 February 2018. During the opening cerremony Jakub Vagner highlighted FOR FISHING as the largest fishing trade fair in Europe.  About 203 exhibitors were presenting on the area of 16 051 m2 in 5 halls of PVA EXPO PRAGUE. Not only czech companies, but also 30 exhibitors from 12 countries were exhibiting at FOR FISHING.  33 343 guests visited the trade fair during 4 days, i.e.  increase by 7 % in comparison with 2017. Many thanks to all involved – the exhibitors, the partners and the visitors. Right now we start working on the upcoming 10th anniversary of FOR FISHING that promises something more!

2018-02-22 08:49:23 More


The most impressive expositions of the FOR FISHING 2018 trade fair were appraised. The jury was compossed of Tomáš Kotrč, MBA – Chief executive Officer of ABF, a.s., Michal Sedláček – Director of Sports business team and Jan Trnka, Dis. – Director of Technical Department. The jury had to choose from 202 expositions. TOP EXPO award up to 49 m² won the company DRAGON BAITS, TOP EXPO award from 50 up to 99 m² won the company FLAGMAN. FISH-PRO was awarded TOP EXPO for the exposition more than 99 m². Congratulation to the winners!

2018-02-19 09:51:34 More

FOR FISHING 2018 is coming!

The 9th edition of FOR FISHING 2018 starts  on Thursday 15 February 2018. There will be 201 exhibitiors presenting  from 12 countries on the exhibition area of 16 000 m2.  You  might enjoy the largest fishing trade fair and meet famous fishing personalities till Sunday 18 February 2018 in PVA EXPO PRAGUE.

2018-02-13 15:12:19 More

World Carp Masters at For Fishing 2018

The World Carp Masters is the highest paid carp fishing tournament in the world! Come and see the WCM trophies which are the largest free standing teak hand carved carp in the world, weighing over 35kgs . The WCM are very excited about coming to Lake Orlik in the Czech Republic in September 2018. This tournament welcomes anglers all over the world especially the Czech Republic. You might register for the tournament in hall n. 4, stand 4A20, at FOR FISHING 2018 in Prague.

2018-02-05 10:57:11 More

Pre-sale of the tickets to the FOR FISHING 2018 has just started!

The visitors of the FOR FISHING 2018 have the possibility to buy the tickets now! You can avoid the waiting in the long queue or you can  give the tickets as a Christmas present to your friends, now on discounted price! The tickets can be bought at 

2017-12-04 15:00:48 More

FOR FISHING 2017 - Official video

2017-11-01 12:43:26 More

Preparations of the 9th Edition of the FOR FISHING trade fair already underway

The FOR FISHING team has already started prepare the 9th FOR FISHING trade fair. We are now in the process of addressing the participants from last year and offering them a space for 2018. However, we already accept applications from new exhibitors as well, to whom we also offer discounted prices if they apply early. We believe that the 2018 FOR FISHING will be record-breaking again, in particular we hope to further support the trend of having exhibitors from abroad, making the event even more international.

Our aim is to move the already high reputation of the trade fair a little bit higher again.

2017-08-09 12:09:33 More

Download Final Report 2017

You are now able to download the detailed FINAL REPORT 2017 that covers the 8th FOR FISHING, which was historically the biggest fishing exhibition in the Czech Republic. In 2018, we have a lot of new stuff prepared for you and we believe that the 9th FOR FISHING will break another record in terms of exhibitors, exhibition area as well as the number of visitors. To view the 2017 Final Report, click here.

2017-07-18 16:07:36 More

Fair FOR FISHING 2017 is finished

Dear visitors, exhibitors and partners!

Thank you for your participation and cooperation at the 8th fair FOR FISHING. This year's fair participated:
   31,073 visitors
   181 exhibitors
   12 states
We firmly believe that the next year will be as successful as this year!

2017-03-01 13:01:47 More

Competition for the best product / innovation

This year 17 exhibits participated in the competition GRAND PRIX which was judged by a professional jury consisting of Tomas Kotrč - CEO of ABF, a.s. and Michal Sedláček - Manager of FOR FISHING.

The jury eventually agreed and awarded 4 exhibits in the categories...

2017-03-01 13:00:55 More

CARPZILLA visited FOR FISHING to make a video

The legendary German carp-fishing and filming crew CARPZILLA arrived in Prague to make a video about FOR FISHING. The crew visited the stands of FOX, Nash, Carp Killers, and many more, and interviewed some of the stars that are at the show, including Alain Blair, Jakub Vagner, Martin Locke or Meik Pyka. We are happy to have these cool guys at our show. Check them out at: 

2017-02-18 09:27:34 More

FOR FISHING fair has started - exhibition halls are bursting at the seams

The largest fishing fair in the Czech Republic and the fourth largest fishing fair in Europe  opened the fishing season in the exhibition PVA EXPO PRAGUE for the 8th time. The Fair will run until Sunday 19. 2. and will present nearly two hundred companies. The event will host many interesting personalities from the world of fishing. Visitors will be able to see the famous fisherman, traveller and adventurer Jakub Vágner, known Josef Konopásek, Karel Nikl, world champion in catching carp and many others. On Thursday and Friday is open from 10 to 18 . On Saturday and Sunday the exhibition opens an hour earlier. On Sunday the event ends at 17. More information about the fairs can be found on the website

2017-02-16 13:35:28 More

8th Annual fair FOR FISHING

Dear fishermen,

We would like to invite you to the 8th Annual fair FOR FISHING, which will take place 16.–19. 2. 2017 at the PVA EXPO PRAGUE Letnany.

Historically the largest fishing fair will be held in four exhibition halls in the area of 14 000m². There will be presented 175 exhibitors and represented more than 800 brands of fishing brands. The fair will feature fishing celebrities from all the Europe headed by Jakub Vágner.

In addition to many innovations that exhibitors at the trade fair will show there is also a varied accompanying program prepared for you:

  • Lectures
  • Fishing movies
  • Competitions
  • Testing of traps in the spinning pool
  • Fly-fish area
2017-02-16 10:01:57 More

Visitor’s contest for catamaran ONDATRA in the amount of CZK 19,990

Dear visitors, as it has become a habit on our fair FOR FISHING, this year again You would have the opportunity to participate in the contest among visitors. Just come to the fair, fill out questionnaire ticket and throw it into the urn on the stand of BOAT STORE (2A22), or in Entrance Halls I and II. on the information. The contest runs until Sunday 19. 2. 2017 to 14.00. Rules could be found here.

2017-02-10 13:25:27 More

Jakub Vágner on the fair FOR FISHING

Great news for all fans of Jakub Vágner. On 16 - 19. 2. 2017 Jakub would personally present at the FOR FISHING! All day you meet him at the stand JAKUB VÁGNER RYBÁŘSTVÍ. For visitors Jakub has prepared a very interesting expositions, fishing movies, daily lectures and big competition DEN S JAKUBEM NA RYBÁCH (Day with Jakub Fishing).

2017-02-10 13:15:57 More

FeelFree EU - Innovative Fishing Kayaks / Hall 4

FeelFree EU - Based out of the beautiful Pomerania region at north of Poland. FeelFree is distributing FeelFree kayaks to countries over the Europe. Feelfree EU is part of a world wide FeelFree team.The Feelfree product development team, has over 30 years of experience, both in design and development. They review, refine and evolve each kayak and accessory, down to its finest details. The modern evolution of kayak and paddling accessory design has begun and Feelfree is already taking it to the next level. See more info about us at

2017-02-01 09:43:55 More

First 100 exhibitors registered!

This year in a record-braking time, the first one hundred exhibitors have applied for FOR FISHING. We are very pleased that the exhibition area originally dedicated to the exhibition was sold out after just a few weeks, so we added a fourth exhibition hall in our offer. Thus, the layout eventually is: dwo halls of carp fishing, one hall for presentation only (no sales), and a universal fourth hall where other fishing techniques will be presented, such as feeder, coarse fishing, catfish fishing, sea fishing and spin fishing. The alphabetical list of exhibitors is available here.  

2017-01-12 12:44:21 More

POSEIDON, a German fishing tackle producer, will present its products at FOR FISHING for the first time

The German company Poseidon will present its fishing gadgets and products at FOR FISHING. At their 18 m2 stand, they will show their original fish pads, weigh bags, floats or backleads. Listen up, businesspeople - Poseidon is looking for a local representative for the Czech Republic and Slovakia!

See more info about Poseidon at

2016-12-12 14:35:26 More

Preparations for the 8th edition fishing fair FOR FISHING were launched

These days our company ABF, Inc., began preparing the eighth Fishing Fair FOR FISHING. At the beginning we start to address the fishing companies, through acquisition letters with offer to participate in our prestigious fair. For the eighth edition of the fair For Fishing we will try to get even more fishing companies, and even more fishing celebrities from the Czech Republic and abroad. Our goal is to move the prestige fair to a higher level.

2016-10-27 12:55:13 More

FOR FISHING 2019 - Final Report

FOR FISHING 2018 - Final Report

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