Atlantic Salmon Lost at Sea is an incredible documentary which took 6 years to make and charts the progress of a major investigation into what happens to juvenile salmon once they leave the rivers and head to sea. Shot on land and in sea going vessels in several locations, the...
CHALK – Bedrock of Fly Fishing
The Test, The Itchen, Broadlands, Mottisfont, Halford, Skues and Sawyer are all names associated with the chalkstreams of England and amongst the most noteworthy in the world of fly fishing. CHALK is a feature length film about the past present and future of the chalkstreams of England and how their...
Giants Among Us
Giants Among Us tells the story of a great Canadian, Rick Hansen, and his dedication to saving the White Sturgeon of BC's Fraser River. Acipenser Transmontanus, “Sturgeon beyond the mountains”, the White Sturgeon is no ordinary fish. With an armour plated body resembling a large shark, it can reach twenty...
The Forgotten Salmon
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Home for Salmon
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...
Lair of the Water Wolf
A unique journey into the life of our most revered freshwater predator. The Pike (Esox Lucius) has gathered notoriety through Myth and Legend for generations, from the Emperor's Pike, a 19ft / 550 pound beast, to creatures that deavour children and horses. Remarkable stories like these have spawned the Pikes...
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...
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...
Fiona Armstrong hosts an Atlantic Salmon conservation panel discussion with Guy Edwards from Salmon and Trout Conservation, Deirdre Brennan, Director and Producer of Atlantic Salmon: Lost at Sea, and Anne Woodcock from FishPal, with questions submitted by members of the public. Topics include predator numbers, what happens to salmon...
Save the River Vartry
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...
Stepping into the Stream
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...
Of all the species of fish out there, perhaps the most iconic is the Atlantic Salmon, and much of that is down to the species remarkable lifecycle. North Atlantic Miracle – shot in the astonishing scenery and untouched scenery of western Iceland – tells these fishes’ life stories from...
The Super Salmon
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,...
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...
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.
Una – The One
'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...
Welcome to Iceland
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...
What We Fish For
What We Fish is a documentary style film that explores the multitude of reasons that drive so many people to take to the water and go fishing. The film introduces us to four friends, an engineer, a journalist, a musician, and a professor, who share a passion for fishing....
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...
World Fish Migration Day
The World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) is a one day global-local event to create awareness on the importance of open rivers and migratory fish. There are countless migratory species that are vital to the ecosystems and communties around the world, and it is important to ensure that their future is protected. ...