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When settlers first arrived at Lake Ontario, they found Atlantic Salmon there in quite prodigious numbers. However by the 1890’s with gross overfishing and the industrialisation of the landscape man had completely wiped them out. This film charts a modern day conservation program that is trying to re-introduce a genetically related version of the species back into the lake and its river system. It is beautifully shot and combines historical archive with testimony from scientists, conservationists and anglers, all trying to re-establish The Forgotten Salmon. To watch this video now, just login or register
A slight change of format for this episode as Jamie Hughes and Andy May discuss the the decisions and tactics that they would apply to a specific venue, in this case Weston Pools. And rather than them both fishing different pegs, here Andy spends the session sitting behind Jamie asking him all the questions that you would like to ask a 3 times Fish O Mania champion. Fishing the Weirpool, a lake he knows very well, Jamie decides the best tactic to maximise his weight is to target Carp & F1s. So he’s using pellet, 4mm & 6mm to be precise, but he plays a waiting game feeding very little at first. As the fish to warm up his options increase. To watch this video now, just login or register
Day One Outdoors Season 3 brings you another selection of excellent all round fishing action from Oregon based host, Cody Herman. This series includes a trip to Chile in search of Chinook Salmon imported from the Columbia river, as well as a winter visit to Clearwater Lake, Idaho. Whatever he tackles, Cody explains his tactics and makes his fishing very understandable and enjoyable. Register or Login now to watch this series
Charlie Moore “The Mad Fisherman” is back with another series of his hit show, No Offence.  He’s criss-crossing the States meeting up with a few of his sporting heroes for a spot of fishing, something good to eat and a glass or 2 of decent red wine. Not necessarily in that order.
“Vikings” superstar Jasper Pääkkönen joins the Arctic Waters team for a trip to Patagonia, Argentina. They’re guests at Los Buitreras lodge on the Rio Gallegos, run by Swedish fly fishing fanatic Rikki Sjöberg. And they’re in for a treat, as this remote location offers fly fishing for trophy Sea Trout to over 10kg in some stunning scenery. Part 1 of 2
The Arctic Waters team head off on another epic adventure, this time to the Kharlovka River on the Kola Peninsular in Russia. They are staying in the Atlantic Salmon Reserve camp in isolated splendour. They are the first guests of the year and are royally looked after, not only by the camp’s chef and his team but also by the fishing guides, whose expert knowledge and experience of the area means that they are into the returning salmon in no time at all. Part 1 of 2
Between them, Andy May and Jamie Hughes have won 4 out of the last 6 ‘Fish O Manias’ and are regarded as two of the very best match anglers in the country. They’ve got together to produce a series of instructional videos that deal with all aspects of successful match fishing – preparation, bait and tackle selection, which tactics to use and when to change them – enabling you to share some of their secrets and improve your own match fishing skills.
Over the past decade, Confluence Films have become one of the most highly regarded producers of fly fishing movies worldwide. This series is their complete collection. Each film features stunning cinematography and brings us some fantastic freshwater and saltwater fly fishing footage from all corners of the globe. The films also tell us some interesting stories and remind us all what a fantastic sport, fly fishing truly is.
The 5th film in Confluence Film’s incredible collection is Providence, a saltwater fly fishing adventure to the famed Providence Atoll, in the Seychelles. These waters were closed for several years due to the threat of Somalian pirates so when the team arrived in October 2015, they were basically fishing virgin flats. Not surprisingly, they encountered a myriad of hard fighting flats species such as Giant Trevally, Bluefin Trevally, Bonefish, Trigger Fish, Milkfish, Bumphead Parrotfish and plenty more. This is a fantastic film and story filmed at one of the best destinations you could find…. not to be missed by anyone interested in saltwater fly fishing.
Arctic Waters is a fantastic new series from fishing crazed country, Finland where over half of the population actually go fishing!  The team which includes Juhani Henriksson and Hollywood actor, Jasper Paakonnen visit various locations in Finland, Sweden, Russia and beyond. The show not only showcases some fantastic destinations and demonstrates successful fishing techniques but also highlights environmental issues in these areas and shows the local culture and the experience you can expect visiting there.  Arctic Waters is a mixture of fly fishing and lure angling in rivers, lakes and the saltwater. The series is presented in Finnish with English subtitles and some English speakers appearing.
Following DRIFT, RISE and CONNECT comes WAYPOINTS, another must watch epic fly fishing adventure. Journey around the world through both fresh and saltwater to some amazing locations including St. Brandon’s Atoll in the Indian Ocean for Giant Trevally and Bonesfish, trout fishing in the wilds of Patagonian Chile, coastal Southeast Alaska for Steelhead, the Himalayan rivers of India for Golden Mahseer, and the jungles of Venezuela for saber-toothed payara. With stunning cinematography, this film showcases some truly special fly fishing destinations whilst sharing some interesting stories through the eyes of fly anglers Oliver White, Jeff Currier, Greg Bricker, Gerhard Laubscher and Rooster Leavens.
Rise, the follow up to Drift takes us to 6 stunning new fly fishing locations in search of fly fishing nirvana. Kicking things off in Florida, with some spectacular tarpon action, the story then takes us to a fantastic lodge in Patagonia for some of the world’s best rainbow and brown trout fishing. Back in the USA, we’re in Louisiana in the wake of hurricane Katrina to see how the redfish fishery was affected post Katrina. Boasting a huge estuarine system, there are more redfish here per acre than anywhere and less fishing pressure. Henry’s Fork on the Snake river is next and can probably claim to offer the best dry fly fishing in the USA. With an incrediby diverse array of water, and beautiful scenery, this is a stunning place to fly fish. In Venezuela, we’re in Los Roques which as most people would is one of the best bonefish flats fisheries in the world. Finally, we’re in Alaska, possibly the most iconic sport fishery in the world where Ray Peterson set up the first fly in lodge operation, setting the standard for the many lodges that followed.
Confluence Films broke the mould for fly fishing films when they created “Drift”. Beautifully shot on 16mm & 35mm film, it sketches the passion of a selection of dedicated anglers, devoted to their sport. John and Amy Hazel speycast for Steelhead on the Deschutes River, Oregon. Brian O’Keefe is on the saltwater flats of Belize casting at the Permit tailing in front of him. The reservoir tail waters of America’s Mid West provide blue riband Trout rivers, even in mid winter. The Andros Isles are home to one of the most famous Bonefishing guides, Charlie Smith. And finally John Steihl and Travis Smith put themselves in the hands of local guides on the trip of a lifetime to Kashmir, India. Drift magnificently conveys how fly fishing can be so addictive and provide such thrilling entertainment.
Another visual masterpiece from Confluence Films, ‘Connect’ explores the connections between the angler and his natural surroundings…  his fellow anglers…  and ultimately the fish on the end of his line. In six very different locations around the world a selection of top anglers take you through the journey of their attempt to catch a trophy fish in a variety of specimens. Cherry Salmon in Japan, the Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit grand slam in the flats of Cuba, wild Trout from the rivers of the Yellowstone Park, giant Pike from remotest Alaska, Striped Bass with unorthodox tactics in Maine and beautifully ugly giant Tigerfish in Tanzania, all have their own story and all provide excellent fly fishing action.
As Iceland’s fly fishing guides don’t get to fish much themselves during the summer season, some of them make use of the very first days of the season. But only the toughest dare to fish opening day in Iceland; a big mistake, according to Iceland fishing guide Matti Hakonarson. In “Frozen Guides” we join him and a client as they fish the first week of April for hungry trout and char.


Ashley Rae loves to fish and she’s been doing it most of her life. But it’s only recently that she’s discovered the thrill of sitting for hours on a frozen sheet of ice in the middle of winter. In this beautifully shot record of one season’s campaign, across the Land O’ Lakes in Ontario, Canada she teams up with a number of local experts to demonstrate the range of methods that can be used. From dropping on to a small lake by helicopter for some lightweight jigging for Brook Trout, to employing all the modern technology in an attempt to catch a trophy Walleye.
Seasoned fly fishing guide, Josh Nugent and worldwide fly fisherman Richard French head from Calgary, Canada to the Spanish Pyrennees to follow in the footsteps of Ernest Hemmingway. They have been set a number of challenges that they need to fulfil and in attempting to do so, encounter unforgettable adventures, breathtaking scenery and some incredible fly fishing!
From reknowned fly fishing filmmakers, Brothers on the Fly, comes another fly fishing masterpiece shown at the Rise Fly Fishing Festival Tour. This short 15 min film follows a group of fly anglers exploring the crystal clear rivers of Slovenia in search of marble trout. Part satire, the film asks if we’re all taking fly fishing a bit too seriously as one man pushes his mental boundaries looking for his first elusive marble trout. You can also see Una The One, C&R Crime and Reality,  and Welcome to Iceland right here on Fishing TV
The Fly Nation team are a collection of young anglers based in Canada who travel to some of the most exciting and rewarding fly fishing destinations around the world. Starring April Vokey, each episode is a video diary of their exploits and they share their skills, methods and sense of fun. Whether casting for Tarpon off the coast of Florida or catching Atlantic Salmon in the rivers of Iceland their energy is entertaining and infectious.
April Vokey and brothers Naoto & Yoshi Aoki are on the Midfjardara River in Iceland. It is one of the world’s top destinations if you want to catch Atlantic Salmon. It’s also stunningly picturesque. They are not disappointed as local guide Rabbi Alfredsson knows where to find the fish and how to have a bit of fun.
In the first of a new 2 part film, Italian film maker and keen carp angler Alessandro Baccoli takes a trip to Cavagnac Lake in the South of France. The fishery’s manager Arnaud Frenchou introduces us to the lake and explains the tactics and rigs you’ll need for success in this stunning location.
Watch all 6 instalments of The Texas Team Trail 2018 season. It sees the best Texas Bass anglers compete at well-known lakes, such as Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Lake Amistad and Toledo Bend Reservoir. Theres a 5 fish limit each day and with great prizes all the way down the leaderboard the competition is always intense and very exciting. It culminates with the Tournament Championship, a two day event with the biggest purse of the year and where the Team of the Year is decided.
Whether you’re a fishing ace, an amateur angler or just love a bit of fishy fun, the second series of New Zealand’s popular competitive fishing show, GET YOUR FISH ON will have you hooked all over again, so join us as we cast off. Each episode our host Mandy Kupenga teams up with a fishing buddy to take on the local blokes at some of the country’s best fishing spots. And for this series we’ve upped the ante; its bigger fish, bigger challenges and some big, big personalities thrown in for good measure. But some things are too good to change; the losing team still has to cook for the victors so there’s a tasty new seafood recipe at the end of each show. Travelling to some of our NZ’s iconic fishing locations you’ll hear loads of tall tales and top fishing tips too, as Mandy and the show’s on-board experts share their knowledge; from the best rigs for targeting specific fish, through to the best spots and times to find them. Tune in for a fishing show that’s fun for the whanau and the hard-core fishing fanatic too.
The Cabela’s National Walleye Tour offers premier, tour-level competition for walleye anglers across the North! It is the largest, most prestigious and lucrative walleye fishing series in the USA, with over a million dollars in cash and prizes on the line during the season. This collection of shows from both the 2017 and 2018 seasons covers the tour qualifying events and then culminates with a three-day Championship event where we crown the National Walleye Champion!
The Lone Star State offers some fantastic outdoor activities, here we concentrate on the fishing, with host Clark Wendlandt. He’s one of the very best pro-bass fishermen and three times FLW angler of the year, so he knows a thing or two. He imparts his expertise and offers up some great tips whilst catching bundles of fish, all in his inimitable laid back style.
The Inshore Fishing Association presents The IFA Redfish Tour presented by Cabela’s. The IFA is the largest and oldest Redfish tour in the nation with over 40 events annually in a variety of locations for anglers to compete in from Texas to the Carolinas. Here is a selection of some of the events from the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
From surf to stream, we’ll take you on a chase, up close and personal, for today’s most popular gamefish or that perfect wave. This is Hobie country! We’ll cover the tips, tactics, and techniques for the ultimate kayaking experience as we embrace the abundant opportunities the water has to offer.
Cabela’s Fisherman’s Handbook hosted by Wade Middleton continues the tradition of showcasing top fishing destinations while featuring educational fishing tips provided by touring pros, guides, and industry representatives. Every episode features the latest techniques and products available to anglers, ensuring that each show is informative for first time anglers as well as seasoned tournament pros.
The Association of Collegiate Anglers presents the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series – the largest and most comprehensive series in college bass fishing, showcasing college bass fishing events from around the USA as well as behind the scenes action and insight in the world of college bass fishing. This television series will cover all the action from the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Big Bass Bash, Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak, the AFTCO Collegiate Fishing Open, and the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship where we will crown the National Champions!
The Texas Team Trail is a series of competitive team tournaments that sees the best Texas Bass anglers compete at well-known lakes, such as Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Lake Amistad and Toledo Bend Reservoir. Theres a 5 fish limit each day and with great prizes all the way down the leaderboard the competition is always intense and very exciting. It culminates with the Tournament Championship, a two day event with the biggest purse of the year and where the Team of the Year is decided.
More great action from expert angler Mark De La Hey as visits fantastic locations along the stunning coast of eastern South Africa and Mozambique. He shares his fishing expertise offering tips and advice on… how to target monster sharks at long range from the shore, how to use large soft lures with jig heads and he demonstrates the art of offshore kayak fishing… and much much more.
This free short film follows Madeleine Hogg as she is introduced to fly fishing by her father Andrew. Narrated by Madeleine herself, this heart warming film is a fantastic reminder of how important it is to introduce children to nature and what a great medium fly fishing can be to do that. With an beautiful accompanying original soundtrack, this is a great way to spend 10 minutes and reflect and remind yourself how you got into this fantastic sport. Mermaids is a film that celebrates the relationship between nature and children:  two components that our world relies on working together for the future. If our children understand and respect the world we have been given then it will be in good hands for generations to come.
Mick Brown, a man obsessed with Pike. This fantastic film, produced and narrated by Mick’s mate, Matt Hayes, takes us on a journey through Mick’s life to discover how he became so interested in this incredible predatory fish. Mick revisits many of his old haunts and recounts old fishing tales whilst fishing again on some classic rivers, lakes and gravel pits that have provided him thousands of pike over the years. Mick shares many of his tips and tactics during this film making it a must watch film for novice and experienced pike anglers alike.
Join us as we follow passionate angler, Mandy Kupenga as she heads out to some of the best fishing spots around New Zealand to take on local men in a no holds barred fishing contest. Keep watching to see whose man enough to take on Mandy. This is Get Your Fish On. 13 episode series.
In this extra length one off special, two titans collide in a winner takes all showdown on Loggies Lake in Kent. Champions of series 1 and 2, Harry Pratt and Ian Russell will need to pull out all the stops to become the Carp Wars Champion of Champions. With Harry getting the better of Ian in series 1, will he have the psycological edge or will Ian’s confidence be too high after his masterful performances in Series 2?
Expert angler Mark De La Hey visits a number of fantastic locations along the stunning coast of eastern South Africa. He shares his fishing expertise offering tips and advice on… where and when to rock and surf fish from the beach, how to avoid sharks hitting your gamefish, options when targeting Yellowfin Tuna… and much much more.


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I would like to give a brief snap shot of my life and introduce myself; My name is Richard Handel and was born in 1965 in Suffolk. I have worked as a UK Operation & Intermodule Manager for a shipping company. I live in Hampshire now and am married with 2 young children, both girls so I am a bit outnumbered even the cat is a girl! I have been fishing since I was about 7 years old. I started on small local rivers in Suffolk, then moved onto gravel pits and then carp fishing. My personal best is a 39.08 mirror, over recent years I have started river fishing again, on the Hampshire Avon, this is a nice break from the carp lakes. My life has turned a big corner this year, the company I was working for relocated their Operation centre to Estonia. I was offered a job at the head office in London. This would have meant a 5 day commute and working in Stratford. As a family, we did not fancy this, as I would hardly spend any time with the children (and the Mrs). So after 22.5 years, I was given a nice redundancy package and with my wife is working full time. I became the house husband. This has meant a complete turn around in my fishing, as I can pick and choose when I go. I have found a splendid new syndicate to fish this year, which includes 5 lakes and some 8 miles of river with only 150 members. It's an amazing change to the way I am able to fish. I am now trying to start my own tackle business and make a bit of a name for myself in the world of fishing, as I have retired from real work. Richard
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