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About Us

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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In this instalment of Paul Gustafson’s Piking series, Paul and friends enjoy a trip to the place that many Pike...
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In this instalment of Urban Fishing, expert predator angler Ant Glascoe Jr. is back in his hometown fishing lures on...
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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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Fishing Adventures

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Join Steve Townson for the fishing trip of a lifetime along the largest river in the world, the mighty Amazon....
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In 2012, the Scorpion Reef expedition took the fly fishing world by storm. A group of close friends – anglers...
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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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Top 10 Fly Fishing Movies

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Tributaries is a journey to uncover the commonality among different cultures, people and water. It explores the contrasting experiences of...
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Blue Charm is brought to you by Ian Gordon, a former world champion Spey Caster and very experienced salmon fisherman....
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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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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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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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In the latest of their Carp Travels, Robert Rakowicz and Przemysław (Pep) Pająk make a 3, 000km round trip from...
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Carp Wars returns with a special show to select the next Harry Pratt - four young hopefuls go head-to-head, but...

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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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Des Taylor takes us to some of his favourite locations to fish for a variety of the UKs most popular...
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iFish is Australia's longest running and most popular fishing show which features expert fishing host Paul Worsteling as he explores...

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Top Rated

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Where the Yellowstone Goes follows a 30-day drift boat journey down the longest un-dammed river in the contiguous United States....
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As soon as you start watching the Fishing Cabin, you know that you're in for a different kind of fishing...
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The 5th film in Confluence Film's incredible collection is Providence, a saltwater fly fishing adventure to the famed Providence Atoll,...

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Shark Fishing

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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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With his sights set on a Big Bull Shark, Henry heads to the Crystal River area in Citrus County, north...
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Beach Fishing for Sharks - People travel from all over the world to Durban on South Africa's eastern shoreline, to...

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The Robert Thompson Collection

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As June arrives in the American Midwest it ushers in the emergence of the Michigan mayfly, Hexagenia Limbata. This prolific...
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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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The Brothers Brown is a documentary about the legendary Ausable river in Michigan and three streamer junky brothers who grew...

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Learn Fly Fishing

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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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Shot in New Zealand's famous wilderness, Dean Bell is back with another beautiful and informative film, this time sharing tips...
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Nick Hart is a full-time fly fishing instructor who will help you get the most from the sport through his...

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Tarpon Fishing – Top 10 Videos

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A fantastic series of 6 shows about fly fishing for tarpon in Florida  
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The Fly Nation team head to the Atlantic coast of Florida, where under the expert guidance of Capt John Meskauskas...
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It’s an early start for Paul as he makes a dawn rendezvous with Florida fishing expert, George Wood. Before the...

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Best of Our Free Videos

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Host Randy Bowser takes you on a tour of a couple of the diverse locations available when Fishing the Yucatan...
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In this extra length one off special, two titans collide in a winner takes all showdown on Loggies Lake in...
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Chrome
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This short film by Conservation Hawks follows six adventurous anglers as they visit a remote North American...

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New Zealand Fly Fishing

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Shot in New Zealand's famous wilderness, Dean Bell is back with another beautiful and informative film, this time sharing tips...
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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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Pure Fly New Zealand returns for an action packed season 2 showing off the best fly fishing New Zealand has...

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Matt Hayes

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Mick Brown, a man obsessed with Pike. This fantastic film, produced and narrated by Mick's mate, Matt Hayes, takes us...
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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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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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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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The Big Fish takes us to the Million Dollar Month international fishing tournament in the Cayman Islands where 100 boats...
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In this episode Des is joined by his good mate Keith on an adventure into the Celtic Deeps in the...
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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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Carpy Movies

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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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Episode two sees Tony and friends fish a number of lakes, including a 2000 acre wild lake called Spingbok, which...
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The Golden Pursuit of the King Carp - 'Carp Up Close' is an hour long documentary following young fishing star...

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All About the Bass

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Dean moves on from the beautiful carp of the Canaries and targets freshwater bass and huge, cruising saltwater rays. ...
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Join the Bassassins for some freshwater action
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British champion lure angler Steve Townson fishes the largest 'blackwater river' in the world in an awe-inspiring Amazon peacock bass...

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