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Well-known TV angler Steve 'Starlo' Starling was on the Fitzroy River in Rockhampton, Queensland, trying to catch Australia's most revered sportfish, the mighty barramundi. Rockhampton is famous as one of the best fisheries in Australia, thanks in part to a project to end commercial fishing in the river.
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Bass fishing with Ashley Rae in Canada on World Fishing Day was a real highlight. Ontario is home to some incredible lakes, but Ashley was fishing the Bay of Quinte, which is on the shores of the mighty Lake Ontario itself. Did Ashley tempt a few bass to the boat?
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Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado on World Fishing Day - Corrinne Doctor is live from the South Platte River in downtown Denver attempting to catch trout on the fly from an urban fishery that by Trout Unlimited has helped to bring to life. We're also joined by Scott Schreiber...
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Juhani Henriksson was our host on the banks of the Tornio River, which forms the border between Finland. He was joined by the rest of the team from his show Arctic Waters and a host of local guides to try to catch an elusive Atlantic salmon. He explores what is...
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Brazilian angling TV presenter Luana Pigatto was on the water in the Florida Keys on World Fishing Day - the sport fishing capital of the world. Her aim was no small one - to catch a tarpon live on camera. The conditions looked good, she had two expert guides -...
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Replay first full hour of World Fishing Day Live which was broadcast on June 23rd 2018. In this first hour, we visit Al Brown in New Zealand where he starts fly fishing for rainbow trout in the reknowned Tongariro River. Then its across to Australia to meet John Haenke and...
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Its the 2nd hour of World Fishing Day and with some catches in the bag, Can the teams in New Zealand, Australia and Norway add to their tallies? In New Zealand the sun is at its highest and the trout have gone deep, so Al Brown heads over to the...
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Its hour 3 of World Fishing Day Live and we join up with Paul Gaskell in Japan on a remote mountain stream where he demonstrates the ancient art of Tenakara to catch some of Japan's native trout and char species. Matt Hayes gets a workout on the boat in Norway...
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In this hour, we look at some of the stories uncovered during the lead up to World Fishing Day. Watch exclusive interviews with, cricketer Sir Ian Botham and Finnish actor, Jasper Paakonen as they share their passion for fishing and thoughts on its future. We also show look at how...
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Its hour 5 of World Fishing Day and as dawn breaks in the London studio, host Michelle Orpe is joined by sea fishing expert, Dave Barham. In this hour, we go back to New Zealand where Al Brown is taking a break from the fishing and smokes a filet of...
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Hour 6 of the World Fishing Day broadcast and we join Juhani Henriksson in Finland, the land of 1000 rivers and a fishing mecca. Juhani is in Northern Finland on the River Tornio looking for Baltic salmon and showing us what a typical Finnish trip consists of. We're still with...
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Matt Boast joins Michelle in the studio for Hour 7 of World Fishing Day. We check back in Steve Starling in Rockhampton, Australia for the last time fishing for Barramundi. We're also with Juhani Henriksson in Finland hoping for a Baltic Salmon and over in Croatia with Thom Hunt as...
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We're a third of the way through World Fishing Day and Keith Arthur joins Matt Boast in the studio. In this hour we check back with Thom Hunt in Croatia as the weather has driven him ashore. Vito Rubino talks us through his tactics for catching sea bass in the...
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Its hour 9 of World Fishing Day and we join experienced salmon angler and Fishing TV presenter, Rae Borras in Iceland on the Grimsa River, one of the most productive catchments in the country, if not the world. Surely he can catch a salmon live on camera then? We also...
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Tv presenter and fly fishing addict, Matthew Wright takes over in the studio alongside music legend, Feargal Sharkey as they keep an eye on the action. We meet up with lure angler, Ant Glascoe Jnr in downtown Paris as he visits a street fishing match. We're back to Rae in...
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Ian Chilly Chilcott joins Matthew Wright in the studio as our live Carp Wars match gets into full swing and one of the contestants gets off to to a flying start at Par Fishery in Essex. Thom Hunt is finally out on the water in Croatia and starts fishing for...
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Hour 12 features a collection of World Fishing Day stories from around the world. In the first film, we find out how predators and invasive species are threatening fish in the UK. We meet Finnish actor and fly fishing addict, Japser Paakonen as he discusses his love of fishing and...
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England Carp team manager, Rob Hughes takes over in the studio with old friend Ian Chilly Chilcott. We go back to Iceland as Rae Borras and guide Katka Svagrova move upstream on the River Grimsa in their quest for a 2nd Atlantic salmon on the fly. We go back to...
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Hour 14 of World Fishing Day gets underway, and Welsh actor Julian Lewis Jones joins Rob Hughes in the studio. First up, we go to the USA for the first time, with legendary angler Capt Bubba Bedre as he gets started in his quest to catch the prehistoric looking Aligator...
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Rob Hughes and Julian Lewis Jones steer the ship in this hour as we start off on the world famous chalk stream, the River Test in Hampshire. Actor and campaigner, James Murray and fly fishing expert, Charles Jardine begin their afternoon by targeting grayling and brown trout with dry flies...
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Ex newsreader and keen salmon angler, Fiona Armstrong takes the reins in the studio. To start her session, she hosts a live debate on the plight of Atlantic salmon and what can be done to help these amazing fish. Joining her on the panel is Guy Edwards from Salmon and...
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Fiona Armstrong is joined by TV angling presenter, Paul Young in the studio as they preside over the fishing action from around the world. In this hour, we revisit Bubba Bedre in Texas where the aligator gar fishing is on fire and they keep getting bigger. Ant Glascoe Jnr is...
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Michelle Orpe returns to the studio with Paul Young co hosting the show. With just 1 hour to go in Carp Wars, its come down to a two horse race. Who will claim the title in this live carp shoot out? Back in Paris and Ant Glascoe Jnr seems to...
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Its the final few hours of World Fishing Day and as the teams in the US and Canada prepare to present some amazing action, we bring you a series of films that epitomise what World Fishing Day is all about. First up, we interview Finnish actor and fly fishing nut,...
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James Stoke joins Michelle Orpe in the studio as we welcome Canada to the show. Blogger and fishing journalist, Ashley Rae is in the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario looking for largemouth bass. We also join Dallas Baldwin and guide Dave Lisi on the Kasilof River in Alaska as...
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With just a few hours to go, Ashley Rae gets off the mark in Ontario with a super Largemouth Bass. On the Kasilof River in Alaska, Dallas Baldwin and Dsve Lisi start their fishing trip for King Salmon. In Tampa Bay, the action just keeps on coming with multiple hook...
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Hour 22 of World Fishing Day sees the action continue from North America. Gemma Scott is your host and she's joined in the studio with Bojan Lazic and Palle from Fishbrain. On our live locations we catch up with Ashely Rae in Ontario, Canada where she's continuing her hot streak...
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With just 2 hours the action keeps on coming and Damon Valentine joins Gemma Scott in the studio to add his fishing expertise. In downtown Denver, Corinne Doctor from Rep Your Water, is enjoying some urban fishing on a restored section of the South Platte river which has been brought...
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Its the final hour of World Fishing Day and Rae Borras makes it back to the studio after fishing earlier in the day in Iceland. Corinne Doctor is still on the South Platte in downtown Denver hoping to catch a rainbow trout in a restored section of the river. In...
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Rae Borras, a man with more than 1000 salmon to his name, was salmon fishing in Iceland on World Fishing Day, on the famous Grimsa river. His guide for the morning was Katka Svagrova, Czech fly fishing guide extraordinare. Rae got some stick from the studio, but does he have...
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Paul Gaskell was in Japan on World Fishing Day sharing his passion for the ancient art of tenkara, a form of fishing that's similar to fly fishing, but with a few quirks that make it a fascinatingly delicate sport. He explored some stunning mountain streams in the company of a...
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Join Al Brown and Andrew Harding on the banks of the Tongariro in New Zealand for some of the best rainbow trout fishing in the world. The boys got the show off to a flying start, before heading to the National Trout Centre to meet some kids trying fly fishing...
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Pike fishing in Sweden with Matilda Leijon on World Fishing Day was a real highlight. She was in a part of Sweden called the 'pike kingdom' and with good reason. She was joined by her trout-fishing friend Louise Ardvisson - Matilda was keen to make her a pike angler!
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A short film looking at the process of building a traditional tenkara fishing rod from bamboo, from the cutting and curing of the stems to the finished product.
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Birthright: A Public Lands Story is a film from conservation charity Trout Unlimited, examining the importance of the vast areas of public lands in the USA to anglers and nature lovers alike.
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Casting for Recovery is a charity which uses fly fishing as a form of therapy for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, but as this short film shows, there is often more to be gained from attending one of their fly fishing retreats than a new hobby.
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For the people of Orbetello, the stunning lagoon is not only a source of sport and food, but is central to their town's culture and sense of identity.
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Fishing for Schools is a UK charity that uses fishing to help kids who struggle with formal mainstream education - ahead of World Fishing Day our cameras attended one of their fishing sessions to find out how the organisation works and meet some of the young people benefitting from the...
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Ian Botham is one of England's all-time cricketing greats, but many may not realise that he's also a fishing obsessive - we met up with him on a sea trout fishing trip ahead of World Fishing Day to ask him for his thoughts on the state of fishing and fish...
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If you've always wanted to try this ancient art, but weren't sure where to start, this Introduction to Tenkara is just what you need to understand this delicate sport.
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A short film in which Sabata-san, a true tenkara master, explains how he came to discover tenkara and what it is that he loves about the sport.
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The Last Cast examines how conservation charity Trout Unlimited has been working with fishermen, tribes, chefs, and thousands of others who, together, are fighting to protect the Bristol Bay region of Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. As salmon runs decline globally, Bristol Bay's importance is elevated - not only...
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