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A documentary charting the progress of an investigation into what happens to juvenile salmon once they leave the rivers - only a fraction survive to return. What happens to the rest?
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Having travelled the world chasing fish, the people in this film believed that they had experienced the very best of what fly fishing has to offer. But then the long absent bluefin tuna returned to the waters off the coast of the France's Pays Basque. Catching bluefin tuna on the...
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FishingTV Exclusive. The Test. The Itchen. Broadlands. Mottisfont. Halford. Skues. Sawyer. The names associated with the chalkstreams of England are among the most noteworthy in the world of fly fishing. CHALK is a fly fishing film about the past present and future of the chalkstreams of England. We meet...
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Connect
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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...
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Drift
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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...
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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...
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A stunningly moving film about 90-year-old World War II veteran Frank Moore returning to Normandy, some 70 years after he first went there as a part of the US Army in 1944, this time with a very different goal: to catch a salmon from the Normandy stream that he once...
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Rise
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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...
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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. Intimate portraits of locals in both booming cities and dusty, dwindling towns along the Yellowstone River, illustrate the history and controversies surrounding this enigmatic watershed leading to questions about its...
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Fly fishing is constantly changing, whether that's the invention of nymphing or technological developments in fly rods and lines. A Kinetic Loop is a short film that celebrates the traditions, history and future of the sport, and asks what are the constants in this permanently evolving sport.  
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In 2012, the Scorpion Reef expedition took the fly fishing world by storm. A group of close friends – anglers from a variety of backgrounds and locales, pooled their talents for an exploratory trip to a remote atoll in the Gulf of Mexico. Scorpion Reef would be a hard trip to...
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Alphonse
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The Indian Ocean – a vast expanse of blue, studded with tiny island chains. One of the best known is the Seychelles, a paradise for holiday-makers and anglers alike. Alphonse follows one group of anglers on a six day excursion to throw flies to bonefish, sailfish, and a...
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Ian Gordon is a former world champion Spey Caster and is one of the most well respected salmon fishermen in Scotland. He learned his trade on the River Spey, the home of Speycasting, and is considered one of the leading salmon fishing coaches in the world. In this feature...
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Breathe
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Work, work, work - that's what we're supposed to do five days a week - and it's making us stressed. But for growing numbers of people fly fishing offers the release, the break, the escape from the grind that we all crave. After losing patience with his 9-5 lifestyle,...
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The Brothers on the Fly boys made this short film to highlight Germany's unusual laws around catch and release, where catching fish without the intention of killing them is illegal. Now, inspired by catch and release programmes around the world, a few anglers are campaigning for change.  
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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 introduced to U.S. waterways as a food source, and quickly spread to almost every state within a century. Carp pose a significant threat to numerous wild ecosystems and native flora...
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A comprehensive look at the use of double-handed fly rods, examining how factors like the size of the river, weather and the surroundings influence the type of tackle, technique and tactics that fly fishers might use. Covering everything from the basic physics of casting to various types of casting action,...
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Master casting instructor, Lars Christian Bentsen, guides you all the way through the movie. Lars is a certified Master Instructor with the International Federation of Fly Fishers and is recognized internationally for his ability to teach fly casting. This movie is about casting a single hand fly rod. He demonstrates how...
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Lars Chr. Bentsen is a certifed Master Casting Instructor with the International Federation of Fly Fishers and is recognized internationally for his ability to teach fly casting. This movie is about single hand fly casting. In the movie he shows spey casting, 5 different presentation casts, how to cast...
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The movie is recorded in Iceland, which has some of the best atlantic salmon rivers in the World. From tiny fast flowing canyon rivers to slow and wide streams. Nils fishes their entire season every year, from the beginning to the end as a real salmon bum. The camera...
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Once again we join Nils Jørgensen in Iceland, but late in the season, where the salmon have migrated far up the rivers. Late season requires a different set of eyes on the river. Nils Jørgensen will share his knowledge on where to find the salmon, flies, tackle and fishing...
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Join Aussie fishing guide Redbeard, filmmaker Webby, and their pet backpacker, French-Candian Alexis, as they head north from Sydney towards the tropical waters of North Queensland. With a few stops along the way, they arrive at their destination, some 2.5 thousand kilometers from their starting point. In this exotic location...
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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 Steelhead river in 2015 - the film highlights not only the magic of the river, the fish and the scenery, but also addresses the challenges that they face - climate change, and...
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Chuitna
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Dave McCoy is a fly fishing guide and photographer on a mission. He’s heading to the Chuitna River in Alaska – a truly wild river and one of the few remaining places on earth where people can live off the land. But the river’s pristine environment - home to countless...
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Shot in Montana, Cold Waters joins five fly fishermen as they discuss their passion for wild trout fishing and the impact of climate change on fish and anglers alike. A collaboration between Conservation Hawks and Conservation Media, the film aims to promote healthy landscapes, clean, cold waters and flourishing ecosystems in...
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This short film follows a group of enthusiastic anglers exploring life as a fly fisherman in the Texas Hill Country and the Gulf Coast following the region’s heavy flooding in 2015. These guys are not picky about the species they target – beginning with gar, Largemouth and Guadelupe Bass on...
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The McCloud river is the point of origin for many of the world's rainbow trout populations. Despite the California gold rush, and thanks to the inaccessability of the valley, the river remained almost untouched since before the arrival of Europeans in the West. That is, until the river was dammed...
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The Smith River, North West California: Home to steelhead, coho and chinook salmon, and cutthroat trout; and as yet undammed, unadulterated – undamaged. The banks support enormous, ancient redwoods and are a Mecca for fly fishermen. Now a proposed strip mine threatens the survival of this unique piece 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 the San Diego coast. At the same time we get an insight into how attitudes are changing in the world of shark fishing: where once sharks were killed, now catch...
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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...
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A cinematic celebration of fly fishing on the river Gaula, one of Europe's last wild salmon rivers. The film features outstanding cinematography including aerial views and spectacular underwater footage of spawning salmon. Let yourself be mesmerised by the beauty of the River of Silver & Gold over the course of...
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HATCH documents the world’s most extraordinary insect hatches and the fantastic fly fishing that accompanies them. There are massive hatches of mayfly on the chalkstreams of England, trout eating ants off bridges in Slovenia, huge cicadas eaten by equally huge trout in the streams of NZ and even a feeding...
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In the world of fly fishing, the Drifltess area of SW Wisconsin is considered a hidden gem tucked away in the Midwestern United States. There are many who would argue the Drifltess is a poor man's Montana, in fact, there are more miles of trout waters in the Driftless than...
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The story of Peter Power's mission to protect the  Atlantic Salmon of Russia's Kola Peninsula. This amazing landscape is home to some enormous runs of salmon and this pioneeringn project has attracted anglers from around the world who want to experience some of the most remote and remarkable salmon fishing...
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Volcanoes, glaciers and cascading water, Iceland’s magnetic allure is irresistible for the travelling fly fisher. In this land of myths and legends nature tells it’s own epic saga. From the river of their birth, the salmon make the journey out to sea to grow strong, returning each year bringing...
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This film follows the journey of two anglers as they seek to catch trophy rooster fish on the fly. Filmed in the stunning Baha Penninsula, this trip takes its toll on the team's equipment, transport, and spirits.  
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We’ve all dreamed of quitting our jobs, packing our fishing kit and heading out into the wilderness to do nothing but eat, sleep and fish. That’s exactly what talented filmmakers and lifelong fly fishers Chase and Aimee did. They swapped the comforts of home for a vintage 1985 VW...
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For humankind, water is a source of eternal wonder, so too the creatures that dwell within this mysterious realm. The lure of the unknown is what drives fly fishers to explore and to seek out the largest fish of a species, not for the trophy but for the challenge. LEVIATHAN...
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California has one of the most diverse populations of trout in the world, and in this film a group of adventurous anglers undertake a ten-day treck into the state's High Sierra in search of the famous golden trout - fish which have survived the onslaughts of the Gold Rush, and...
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Musky Country is a visually stunning introduction into what it takes to go after the toughest fish in fresh water, the mighty musky, with a fly rod. Z2H will transport you into the heart of the beast and, along the journey, shows you an angling frontier right in the heartland,...
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New Zealand reigns supreme as the ultimate fly fishing destination, capturing the imagination of anglers across the globe. Extensively exploring the South Island with an eclectic group of anglers, the film flows through a collection of stories that exemplify the New Zealand fly fishing experience. Filmed during the best...
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As June arrives in the American Midwest it ushers in the emergence of the Michigan mayfly, Hexagenia Limbata. This prolific hatch takes place at night and with it brings out the biggest trout to gorge this feast. This is truly a unique fishing experience and can offer an angler both...
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Join Chase and Aimee in the follow up to their epic road trip movie Journey On, where they jumped in a VW campervan and fished their way across the states.  This time, the couple jump in their trusty van and head north into deepest Maine in search of trophy brook...
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A group of passionate fly fishers from around the world – Ken Packie from the USA, Clare Carter from England, Paula Shearer from Canadian magazine Fly Fusion and Brandon King from South Africa – head to the spiritual home of fly fishing – Scotland, for the trip of a lifetime. ...
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Only the River Knows is a fly fishing film exploring the often thin line between fact and fiction in the obsessive minds of anglers. When young trout bum Rolf Nylinder gets lost in New Zealand's backcountry, he finds the long-forgotten journal of legendary fly fisher Lars Lenth. The journal...
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Gordon P. Henriksen is hooked on pike fishing. Join him on lots of fishing trips in various types of waters where he will share all his best tips with you. We will be fishing from the shore, a belly boat and a boat. Gordon catches a lot of pike and...
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Fly fishermen have always lusted after big fish, those large predators that dominate the rivers, lakes and oceans in which they preside. Narrated by Greg French, PREDATOR explores the globe highlighting the most fascinating predators that can be taken with a fly rod. These large predators employ all...
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Reverb tells the story of three musicians who were part of the late 80's, early 90's post-punk scene in Chicago. Larry Damore and Joe Haggerty from the band Pegboy and Herb Rosen from the band Rights of the Accused all have another passion outside of the music....fly fishing. The...
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Salmon Confidential is a new film on the government cover up of what is killing British Columbia’s wild salmon. When biologist Alexandra Morton discovers BC’s wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide, a chain of events is set off by the government...
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The River Vartry is one of Ireland's 22 protected sea trout and salmon river in Ireland, but it also supplies water to the nation's capital city. The fishing is now under threat from Irish Water's plans to reduce the flow of water leaving the reservoir, reducing the amount of water in the...
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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 like something you want in on? Welcome to Scorpion Reef. In November 2012, a group of anglers embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime voyage to one of the most remote...
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The experienced flyfisherman Claus Eriksen shares his knowledge, strategy, locations and tactics on a number of fishing trips during the spring on different locations. Claus covers all details and the camera is on all the time. Aerial photos show the different types of locations. The underwater footage is unique...
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Is this the best dry fly fishing in the world? This film showcases the incredible fly fishing on the Missouri River, Montana, where the hatches are so intense that the trout barely have to move to feed, relentlessly sipping flies from the surface. Anglers come from all over the world...
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The backcountry of New Zealand holds a special place in the heart of all Kiwis. “Going bush” is a national past time, and Kiwi fly fishers like nothing better than the sun on their backpack, the cold touch of a mountain stream and the opportunity to sight fishing to giant...
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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 to counter the most common issues that fly fishers face when targeting trout. The emphasis is on line-management, and, of course, stealth.  
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This critically acclaimed 45 minute film offers an often overlooked perspective on fly fishing – the female perspective. But the film is more than that. It is about how fly fishing has allowed the women featured to connect with a deeper part of their psyche and come to terms with...
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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 rods in 1965 at the Paul H. Young Rod Company in Detroit, Michigan under the watchful eye of Paul Young himself. Bob honed his craft and carried on the Young...
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There are Tarpon fishing films, and then there are tarpon fishing films. This is definitely the latter. Two guys - Daniel Göz and Jan Bach Kristensen - venture far off the beaten track in Central America on a quest for giant tarpon, caught on the fly from float tubes. ...
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Tasmania’s unique wilderness trout fishery offers unparalleled variety and challenge for the adventure-driven fly fisher. Rising from the Southern Ocean, Australia’s largest island provides a varied landscape from alpine moorlands to virgin forest, each hosting a myriad of pristine lakes, rivers and streams. Massive sea trout on the...
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The crunch of ice. The whistle of the arctic wind. The chill bite of frozen noses and fingers. Polar bears. Sled dogs. This is what comes to mind when we think of when the word “arctic.” You might want to add Arctic Char to that list. And maybe fly rods. ...
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The Brothers Brown is a documentary about a legendary river in Michigan and three streamer junky brothers who grew up fishing it. The "trophy waters" of the famed AuSable river in North East Michigan is known to hold enormous brown trout. 25 to 30 inch fish are not uncommon, however catching...
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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 number of stunning locations - wild, clean, crystal clear waters - and shares some hints and tips for how to land these wily fish.  
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Again we join Morten Oeland on fishing trips in different locations. We fish in high mountain lakes and saltwater along the open shore, studying streamers and surface flies. We see the prey the streamers imitate and the different techniques Morten uses when fishing the flies. Underwater cameras have provided stunning...
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A fishaholic, with the permission of the local indigenous community, travels deep into the Columbian rainforest, once out-of-bounds to visitors, in search of hard-fighting peacock bass, a species that's growing in popularity with advenutre seeking fly anglers.  
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Nick Reygaert and his team of expert anglers explain their passion for wild trout and salmon fishing that led them to Iceland, where they were able to capture their exploits with stunning photography and underwater footage.  
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Producer / Director Nick Reygaert describes what went into making The Source - New Zealand film.  
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The Susitna River is the 15th largest in the USA and its watershed provides habitat for countless species, including salmon. Tourism and fishing create $200 million each year on the Susitna. The planners say that the dam is above the reach of salmon, but The Super Salmon, a tagged fish,...
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Tidewater
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Following a near-fatal rock-climbing fall, Art Webb was looking for something to help him recreate the adrenaline highs that climbing had provided him. He found it: chasing some of the fastest fish in the ocean – marlin and other billfish – with a fly rod. As his stories of his...
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Tributaries is a journey to uncover the commonality among different cultures, people and water. It explores the contrasting experiences of three diverse guides — a Bahamian flats-drifter, a Patagonian trout bum and a Viking-blooded Icelander. Watch three characters’ stories merge into one: a tribute to the world’s water.  
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'Una - the One' is a powerful documentary about the 'holy river' of Bosnia-Herzogovina, the Una. This river, which the Romans found so beautiful that they named it 'The One', is home to a remarkable diversity of habitats, and an equally large diversity of fish species, including brown trout, grayling...
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Meet Jan, Jonas and Lukas Borinski, three German brothers with a passion for fishing and filmmaking. Jan's the eldest, and works in Swedish Lapland, where they do most of their fishing; Jonas is the filmmaker; and Lukas - the youngest - is a musician: all tattoos, piercings and cigarettes, he lend the...
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Deep in the Bolivian jungles, far from civilisation, accessable only by light aircraft and dugout canoes, are some of the most highly prized game fish in the world - golden dorado. But those who seek them must be hardy souls, and have strong stomachs...  
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Wide Open
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In search for what is pound for pound the hardest pulling fish in the ocean, anglers Mark Martin and Alex Beck set out on an adventure in Mark's home waters off the coast of San Diego, California. Muscle, speed, and adrenaline are the genetic strengths of yellowfin tuna, and could...
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Director Shane Anderson made a pilgrimage to the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state to the rivers he once fished as a boy. His relationship with the wild steelhead and the rivers in which they met upon taught him just how precious life can be. What was once a childhood fishing...
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A short film discussing the work of the Wild Trout Trust to protect and restore wild trout habitats, including the Trout in the Town project and their work with school children.  
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Iceland - volcanoes, glaciers, amazing trout and salmon fishing, and... surfing?! Ja (pron. "Yow") is Icelandic for "Yes", and is raw expression of exuberance. But for Shane Stalling - a fly fisherman from Montana - and his friend Elli Thor Magnusson - a surfer from Iceland - it is...
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