The 2023 Moncton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show Makes Impressive Return

For Immediate Release
Issued: March 31, 2023

Moncton, NB – The Moncton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show made a resounding return to the Moncton Coliseum this past weekend. March 24 through 26, thousands of outdoors people came out to explore the latest in the fishing, fly-tying, hunting and boating industries.

On one side of the building, the boat show portion displayed over 150 of this year’s newest watercraft models and other marine accessories. In the adjacent hall, the sportsmen and fly-fishing portion offered a full display of lures, fly tying accessories, fishing rods, gear and more. Each portion gave visitors a glimpse at the 2023 outdoor season, no matter their respective hobbies.

“We hit a new record with Saturday’s attendance and saw close to 9000 people over 3 days” said Scott Sprague, Event Manager. “Boaters and sportsmen alike came together to really make this show a success. Thanks to all who came out.”

2023 boat dealers included:

Family-friendly features kept the crowd busy all weekend long with:

  • Archery demos with Archery NB
  • Presentations from Hook & Paddle in their booth
  • Screening of the International Fly-Fishing Film Festival hosted by the Dieppe Fly Tying Club
  • Live fly-tying from local professionals
  • Dozens of free presentations on the Seminar Stage
  • Casting aisle demos and presentations sponsored by Eskape Anglers and Vision Fly Fishing
  • And more!

Visitors also had the opportunity to scan the QR code at the door for the chance to win a $500 gift card to Minnow Tackle Shop! Congratulations to this year’s winner, Matthew Reicker. The Shediac Squadron of CPS-ECP was also giving away a free online WHF Course in their booth. Congratulations to the winner, Yvan Laviolette.

A big thank you goes out to Strike Back’s Adam Foster, David Chong and Joe Ford from Canada Bass, and Line of Sight TV’s Anthony Dickson for their exciting presentations on the seminar stage and overall participation in the event.

Exhibitors were also very quick to express their gratitude:

The Quartermaster crew was glad to be back for the Moncton Boat and Sportsmen’s show. We had a great selection of new boats on display, and we had a successful show. Thank you to Master Promotions for putting on a great event.” – Jason Craig of Quartermaster Marine

“We really enjoyed our first experience as vendors at the Moncton Boat & Sportsmen Show. We brought a wide variety of tackle that could be used throughout the province of New Brunswick targeting many different species. It was a great opportunity to spread the word about Minnow Tackle Shop and what we have to offer. A lot of the attendees were happy to see our selection and excited to have a new tackle shop in NB. The show was very well organized, and we hope to make this an annual event.” Amanda Metz of Minnow Tackle Shop

The show will return in 2024. For all things boating related, follow the Moncton Boat and Sportsmen show’s Facebook page and for all things outdoor related, follow their sister page.  You can also find the event on Instagram.

For complete details, visit the show’s website:


Scott Sprague, Event Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.

Breagha MacDonald, Marketing & Operations Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.



Scott Sprague

Show Manager

Andrew Burns

Exhibit Sales Professional

Breagha MacDonald

Marketing & Operations Manager

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