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Welcome to Fishing TV, the dedicated channel for anglers. Formed in 2009, Fishing TV has for the past decade been producing and collating some of the best fishing TV shows, fishing videos and fishing movies ever produced. We are continually sourcing new content from around the world to bring to you. We cover all genres including fly fishing, saltwater fishing, carp fishing, coarse, match and freshwater and predator fishing.
Fishing TV is a premium video on demand service which is accessed either on demand or via annual subscription. On demand access allows users to rent (72hrs) or buy (unlimited viewing) shows, films and series. We do offer some totally free content too. Registration is free and includes some free credit to trial the premium content.

Why?

Recreational angling is one of the biggest participation sports in the world today with an estimated 300m plus anglers. Angling is part of our DNA, with fishing rods known to have been used 2000 years BC and fish being an integral part of the human diet throughout our history. Over the last millennia, angling has evolved from just being a source of food to a sport enjoyed by millions, a chance to immerse ourselves in nature and learn about and care for the environment in which we live. The great English author, Isaac Walton first popularised angling as a recreation in his renowned 1653 work, ‘The Compleat Angler’ and so began centuries of tackle development and refining of angling techniques. Our understanding of fish, their behaviour and the threats they face has been driven by recreational angling and with an ever increasing emphasis from anglers on sustainable fishing, catch and release and conservation of fish habitats, we can hope to be part of the solution to safeguard the future of wild fish species.
Fishing TV provides an incredible resource for those either new to the sport to learn or for more experienced anglers to be inspired to try new locations, new tactics or try for new species. It’s a one stop shop for the best fishing video content produced which will undoubtedly help you become a more knowledgeable and better angler.

How to Watch

Fishing TV is available via this website, our iOS and Android apps and by a wide range of Smart TV apps. These include Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, Roku, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Phillips and Sony Android. Fishing TV can also be found on some set top boxes and other Smart TV devices.
Typically, the app is found in the Sports category of apps, on these devices. Please review our Help section for more details.

Creating an Account

In order to watch Fishing TV, the first thing you need to do is to create an account which you can do via the website or on many of the apps themselves. Here you can also opt-in to our genre specific newsletters and receive news of the latest films and competitions. One you have created an account, you can login to the website or any of our mobile or smart tv apps.

Channels

Fishing TV has several main channels covering all of the various styles and disciplines of recreational angling. Our content ranges from short hints and tips videos, to TV series, adventure films, competition angling and conservation documentaries.

Fly Fishing Channel

If you’re a passionate fly angler, the Fly Fishing Channel is the place to be. With a slew of amazing fly fishing movies from around the world, you’ll soon be drooling at what’s out there. Whether your passion is chalk streams, New Zealand Back Country streams, Salmon or Saltwater, there’s an incredible array of content to enjoy here.

For the beginner and novice angler there are plenty of videos and films to help you learn more about fly fishing. The channel also contains some excellent fly-tying videos covering trout, salmon, saltwater and pike.

Saltwater Angler

The Saltwater channel covers shore, inshore and offshore fishing from around the world. Whether its sharks, marlin, tuna or just a bit of mackerel fishing, we’ve got you covered. Our tips section has a wide range of short free videos from UK experts that cover knots, rigs, baits and that can be used for most species.

Carp Channel

Carp fishing has become the fastest growing sector in global angling. Not only do Carp grow to prodigious sizes but with careful handling can live for up to 50 years so can provide sport for generations. As well as top TV series like Carp Wars, and films like Carp Up Close and The Pursuit of Carpiness, the channel also hosts a great section of free hints and tips from the UK’s finest carp anglers.

Coarse and Match Channel

Meet some of the UK’s finest coarse and match fishing anglers including Matt Hayes, Des Taylor, Bob James and Will Raison who present lots of free hints and tips plus some in depth series and one-off films, will help you improve your fishing. The channel also hosts freshwater fishing series and films from around the world.

Predator Channel

Whether its pike, musky, perch or bass that floats your boat the Predator Channel has it all. Fishing for predators can sometimes be slow, sometimes fast and furious but what anglers just love is that big aggressive take! With a range of shows and films covering different techniques to tackle predatory fish from around the world, don’t miss the Predator Channel.

Planet Fish

Planet fish is home to various conservation and environmental films that primarily raise awareness of the plight of wild fish and their habitats.

World Fishing Day

On 23rd June 2018, Fishing TV created a world first, a day to celebrate angling globally. At the heart of this day, we created a ground-breaking 24hr live broadcast. Starting the day in in New Zealand, the live cameras followed the sun across the world as we discovered some of the best fishing the world has to offer, all live on camera. The show has now been edited down so you can relive the experience.

New Releases

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This visually and emotionally stunning film follows the famous Rocky Mountain Fly Highway, a winding road of over five hundred...
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Paul Gustafson has been fishing for British Pike for over 25 years, and he’s amassed an incredible amount of knowledge....
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Capt George Clark Jnr brings us another series of Reelin in the Keys where he meets up with some of...

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Fishing Adventures

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In this premiere film, brothers Nick and Jonathan Boulton document their yearly adventure fly fishing trip, this time returning to...
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Scorpion
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Remote reefs. Tropical fish. Crashing in a hammock. Wild boat rides. Lucha libre masks. Eight- to twelve-pound Bonefish. Sound...
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Deep in the Bolivian jungles, far from civilisation, accessable only by light aircraft and dugout canoes, are some of the...

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Top 10 Fly Fishing Movies

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The Test, The Itchen, Broadlands, Mottisfont, Halford, Skues and Sawyer are all names associated with the chalkstreams of England and...
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Rise, the follow up to Drift takes us to 6 stunning new fly fishing locations in search of fly...
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Only the River Knows is a fly fishing film exploring the often thin line between fact and fiction in the...

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The Hooked Collection

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In this the final season of Hooked on Fishing, Paul enjoys plenty of trips around the British Isles with few...
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Paul brings us another fantastic season of Hooked on Fishing with action from all over the world and covering many...
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Paul returns for a fourth season of Hooked on Fishing, a little shorter this time but just as sweet. His...

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Top 10 Free Carp Videos

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The Carp Channel sent one carp legend, Ian Russell to find out what makes another, Derek "The Don" Ritchie tick....
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A One-off Carp Wars Live Special Edition in which 4 top carp anglers from Series 1 and 2 go head-to-head....
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Joe Turnbull demonstrates how you can make your own baits, here with his version of a critically balanced hookbait. ...

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All-rounders

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Rob Hughes and Andy Ford's popular fishing show covering a wide range of fishing in the British Isles  
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Matt Hayes returns to the Coarse and Match Fishing Channel with a second series of the 24 Hour Rod Race....
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Join self-taught outdoorsman Cody Herman as he passes on some of the skills he has picked up over the years,...

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Top Rated

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Watch carp fishing superstars, Mark Pitchers and Harry Charrington, as they leave the U.K and set off on the mother...
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Wild on the Fly is the TV series of the popular print magazine of the same name that showcases some...
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Avington Trout Fishery in Hampshire, UK, is renowned amongst fly anglers as the home of giant trout. Situated near the...

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Shark Fishing

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Great tope, smoothound and bull huss fishing off Scotland, and an education in the need for conservation of these wonderful...
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With his sights set on a Big Bull Shark, Henry heads to the Crystal River area in Citrus County, north...
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Dave Barham joins up with skipper Craig Deans for a trip in search of some record breaking shark off the...

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The Robert Thompson Collection

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Heart of the Driftless introduces us to a fly fishing paradise. The Driftless area of SW Wisconsin is considered a...
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Musky Country is a visually stunning introduction into what it takes to go after the toughest fish in fresh water,...
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Summers
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Bob Summers is considered by many one of the finest bamboo rod makers in the world. He started building bamboo...

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Learn Fly Fishing

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New Zealand's trout are famous the world over for being BIG. In this film fishing guide Dean Bell visits a...
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The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing is fantastic tuition based series introducing the fundamentals of fly fishing for all kinds...
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If you looking to learn to fly fish,   this is a great series for you. The variety of waters...

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Tarpon Fishing – Top 10 Videos

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Found on the Gulf Coast of Mexico, The Isla Arena is also known as the "Island of Tarpon" and for...
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This series takes a documentary style look at the Charter Captains who make their living taking clients fishing in the...
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A rarified fishing adventure to Ascension Bay, Mexico, saltwater fly fishing for bonefish, permit and tarpon.  

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Best of Our Free Videos

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Carp Wars gets off to an explosive start as two of the sport’s heavyweights Ian Russell and Dave Laney Lane...
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From surf to stream, we'll take you on a chase, up close and personal, for today's most popular gamefish or...
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This amazing film follows Capt Mark Martin as he attempts to catch a Mako Shark on a fly rod off...

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New Zealand Fly Fishing

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New Zealand's trout are famous the world over for being BIG. In this film fishing guide Dean Bell visits a...
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Pure Fly is an 8 part series in which each episode follows a different pair of anglers as they explore...
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The backcountry of New Zealand holds a special place in the heart of all Kiwis. “Going bush” is a national...

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Matt Hayes

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All-round angler and fishing legend Matt Hayes, and livewire German angler Babs Kijewski are on the fishing road-trip of a...
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Matt Hayes returns to the Coarse and Match Fishing Channel with a second series of the 24 Hour Rod Race....
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Matt Hayes is set a series of challenges by the editor of the Angling Times. He has 24 hours to...

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The Complete Carp Wars

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Carp Wars, the ultimate fishing challenge. We've assembled five of the UK's top carp anglers - Jerry Hammond, Ian Russell,...
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The popular competitive carp fishing show returns for a second season, with 16 new episodes featuring a few familiar faces...
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A One-off Carp Wars Live Special Edition in which 4 top carp anglers from Series 1 and 2 go head-to-head....

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Big Fish

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Cody's back with Day One Out Doors Season 2, the fishing show that takes things right down to basics. In...
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Having travelled the world chasing fish, the people in this film believed that they had experienced the very best of...
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This amazing film follows Capt Mark Martin as he attempts to catch a Mako Shark on a fly rod off...

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Carpy Movies

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Carpland
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Carpland is a documentary-style adventure film about the history of carp in the United States. This non-native invasive species was...
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They said they'd never do it again, but Carp angling maestro's Mark Pitchers and Harry Charrington are back with an...
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Tony Davies-Patrick, the original globetrotting Carp angler, returns to the home of some of the biggest Carp in the world:...

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All About the Bass

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The Wild River Bass series - Get a friend to drop you and your mates off with your kayaks on...
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Tournament Bass Fishing is a billion dollar industry in the USA and it there are millions of bass fishermen in...
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Join the Bassassins for some freshwater action

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