The biggest and best carp show in Europe: 3, 4 and 5 February 2017


Talks and slide shows by the experts

There is always plenty to see and do at CARP ZWOLLE, rigs, bait, new innovations, the list is endless. We believe that the most important are the tips which help you to catch the most and biggest carp. As always, we’ve lined up some of the best carp fisherman to tell you their top tips and share their expertise in the CARP ZWOLLE theatre. Take a seat and share the secrets of the top carp anglers. Hopefully you will be inspired to try them out on the bank after the show.

20,000 m² pure carp fishing pleasure

CARP ZWOLLE is the biggest and best carp show in Europe and you can be there! Historically, CARP ZWOLLE is the start of the new carp fishing season and gives you the opportunity to see the latest products which will enhance your hobby and help you to get more fish on the bank. Fanatic carp fishermen from all across Europe will make their way to the IJsselhallen Zwolle on 3, 4 & 5 February 2017 to be part of this exciting and unique event.

Expert advice and demonstrations

All the biggest names on the international carp fishing scene will be at CARP ZWOLLE 2017 to show you the details which can make a difference to your own fishing. They are there to help you catch that monster carp which we all want to catch. These professionals are more than willing to share their secrets with you and will be found throughout the halls. Don’t be afraid to ask, that is why they come to Zwolle every year, to show and advise you.


On 3, 4 & 5 February 2017 Europe’s carp fishermen can once again make their way to the biggest and best European Carp Fishing show: CARP ZWOLLE 2017 will take place in the IJsselhallen-Zwolle in The Netherlands. Always spectacular, CARP ZWOLLE 2017 will be extra special as it is the 23rd edition of the carp anglers’ favourite show. It will, without a doubt, be the best one yet. The whole IJsselhallen-Zwolle complex will be dedicated to only one thing: Carp Fishing! Here you will be able to see, hear, touch, smell and test all the latest tackle, bait, methods and gadgets for the 2017 season. From experience, we know that the carp fisherman’s blood begins to flow once they are at the show and none of us can wait to get out onto the bank again after being there. The new season officially begins after your visit to CARP ZWOLLE. We can’t wait, can you?


Order your tickets online now, for a chance to win one of the Fantastic Fishing Holidays to France, Morocco or Turkey. For more information on how you can win and all the advantages of buying an e-ticket please click here


The IJsselhallen will once again be full to the brim during CARP ZWOLLE 2017. If you want to know who is taking part and where you can find them, check out the floor plan.

Most frequently asked questions

CARP ZWOLLE 2017 will take place on Friday 3, Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 February 2017 in the IJsselhallen-Zwolle complex in Zwolle, The Netherlands. On Friday and Saturday, the show will be open from 09.00 to 17.00 and from 09.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

At this moment the speakers are arranged, only the schedule is still to be planned. Please return later to find out the names and times.

There are 150 stands at CARP ZWOLLE 2017 representing hundreds of companies, to find out who will be there, check out our Participants page on the website.

A great day out at CARP ZWOLLE 2017 will cost just €16 per person, per day, on the door. However, if you purchase your tickets in advance online, you only pay €12 plus service costs (€ 1,66) for your e-ticket.


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