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NB Sportsmen Show 2016

Moncton, NB – For outdoor enthusiasts in search of hunting and fishing gear, equipment and accessories, the Moncton Coliseum was the place to be April 1-3, for the 2016 edition of the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show. Again this year, the show was co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the Moncton Boat Show, offering those in attendance tons of options for outdoor activities!

“With a record-high audience last year, we were pleasantly surprised that attendance was up again,” said Scott Sprague, Show Manager. “A slight increase over 2015 numbers meant that this was our largest audience to date for the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show! The packed aisles gave evidence of this, along with steady sales for equipment and accessories.”

Exhibitor comments focused on the strong sales as well as the quality of visitors, who came to the show in the mood to buy and eager for the fishing and hunting seasons to arrive.

“The NB Sportsmen’s Show continues as the place to be for all outdoor enthusiasts,” said Scott Babineau, Cabela’s Canada. “To have a show like this, matching our core focuses of Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Shooting, “It’s In Our Nature” for Cabela’s to be there. It gave us a great opportunity to connect with both our local and out of town customers. The show’s management team was fantastic to work with and can’t wait for the 2017 show.”

Congratulations to Matthew Wilson, who won the Canadian Duck Calling Championship, held at the show. Matthew is a 4-time Canadian duck calling champion and will represent Canada at the World Duck Calling Championship in Stuttgart, Arkansas in November 2016.

Thank you to the judges of the Canadian Duck & Goose Calling Championship, as well as its sponsors: East Coast Waterfowl Mafia, Capital Waterfowling, Resourceful Redneck, and Murray’s Irving.

Congratulations to the competition’s other winners:

  • OPEN GOOSE – Matthew Wilson
  • JUNIOR DUCK – Riley Wissink (Ontario)
  • 2 MAN DUCK – Matthew Wilson & Shane Walton
  • 2 MAN GOOSE – Matthew Wilson & Ryan Reynolds
  • LIVE DUCK – Matthew Wilson
  • LIVE GOOSE – Ryan Reynolds


The show’s door prizes were won by Georgie L. Hennick, winner of a Boating Safety Kit courtesy of Quartermaster Marine, and Douglas Irving, winner of two general admission weekend passes to the Cavendish Beach Music Festival.

Thank you to the show’s media partners: C103 and XL Country 96.9, along with Bass Pro Shops, Taylor Ford Lincoln, Cabela’s Canada, East Coast Waterfowl Mafia, and Capital Waterfowling for their generous support of this year’s show.

Staff and management of the NB Sportsmen’s Show wish everyone a happy and safe hunting and fishing season! Stay tuned to www.NBSportsmenShow.ca for information on the 2017 edition of the show.


Media Inquiries:

Scott Sprague, Show Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.
Email: ssprague@mpltd.ca
Tel: 902-468-4999
Toll free: 1-888-454-7469 

Kate Stilwell, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Master Promotions Ltd.
Email: kstilwell@mpltd.ca
Tel: 506-658-0018
Toll free: 1-888-454-7469