Last weekend in the outskirts of Almaty has passed, has become a tradition, the second fishing retro festival “Pleasant memories”.
As announced earlier, this unusual tournament-fishing float rod different from all sport fishing competitions that it was attended by fishermen with retro rods in the form of old bamboo or willow rods and floats in retro style (quill or cork). Almost all the participants also tried to dress in retro style, as well as use other retro attributes as icons, shopping bags, cans and other pleasant recollections retro look and stuff.
Unlike sport fishing regulations Festival events differed more simplified rules of its holding in fishing could compete and women and children, who, by the way, compete with more experienced adult anglers.
The big surprise for the participants and guests of the Festival has become a makeshift open-air museum in the form of a fishing camp with old fishing gear and hiking paraphernalia Soviet times, tents, and other bowlers, pleasing to the eye of many people, the things of the past. We even had a tent parked scooter, which has more than 50 years, as well as rare UAZ on which the old days fishermen fans roamed the fields and meadows in search of the best fishing grounds.