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National Fishing Lure Collectors Club Brings National Show Back To Fort Wayne

The National Fishing Lure Collectors Club will host its National Show and Meeting at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne from July 14-16.

For three days, more than 900 fishing lure enthusiasts from across the United States and Canada will travel to Fort Wayne for exhibitions, demonstrations and meetings, while viewing the world’s largest collection of collectible fishing equipment. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of NFLCC.

During the show, collectors will have the opportunity to buy, sell, or trade items
from more than 500 tables of fishing equipment that will be setup inside the main exhibition hall of the Grand Wayne Center.

The national show and meeting returns to Fort Wayne for a third time since 2012, and will generate an estimated $350,000 in economic impact.

For more information on the 2016 NFLCC National Show and Meeting, go to or contact Bob King of the NFLCC at 260-403-5391 and Dan O’Connell of Visit Fort Wayne at 424-3700.

Visit Fort Wayne is the official destination marketing organization for Fort Wayne/Allen County. Each year, over 5.8 million people visit Fort Wayne and generate $560 million in direct economic impact.