EFTTA speech at Pescare Show in Vicenza

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Topics: EU legislation, lead and plastics in fishing tackle

This year's  Pescare Show in Vicenza hosts - among others - the FIPSAS-CIPS conference on February 3 with the title: "What about moving towards legislative restrictions on the use of lead and plastic in recreational angling"

The objective of the conference is to take an in-depth look at the European regulatory framework regarding the use of plastics and lead in the manufacture of sport fishing equipment.


  • Jan Kappel - Public Affair Officer EFTTA (in video conference)

  • Paolo Borchia - MEP Lega

  • Alessandra Moretti - MEP PD

  • Pietro Fiocchi - MEP Fratelli d'Italia

  • Conclusion : Prof. Ugo Claudio Matteoli - President CIPS /President FIPSAS

Click here to download EFTTA's presentation by Mr Jan Kappel


Pescare is the primary fair in Italy for those who love recreational angling and boating.

Every year Pescare Show gathers together the major Italian and international manufacturers of fishing and boating, retailers, schools and industry associations of the market. 

Click here to see a reel of this year's show in Vicenza, 3-4 February 2024