The Humanity of Fishing

Fishing's ability to connect us to our pastLast week I realised an ambition that I hadn’t known I had until I had done it. In doing so, I had a bit of a revelation – for all our protestations that…

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Does size really matter?

When we obsess over size, are we missing somethingLots of sports make use of arbitrary milestones to indicate success – scoring 100 runs in cricket, for example – and fishing is no different. With fishing the measure in question more…

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More Bear Grylls than rare thrills?

Yesterday a probably well-meaning researcher for a film company popped up in a fishing-related Facebook group asking for volunteers to appear in a project “looking at modern, unusual hobbies”, specifically “urban / canal fishing groups of mates that fish for…

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Planet Fish

Fishing TV Launches New ChannelFishing is an unrivalled force for good when done with care and respect. In recent weeks we have blogged about things as diverse as salmon conservation and the humanity of fishing. What these subjects have in…

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How it works

Welcome to the new FishingTV portal. Once you have created an account you'll have access to hours of great angling shows and films. FishingTV Channels Navigating the site is really easy. On the homepage you will see the seven channels…

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Vote Pike!

Fishing TV backs the water wolf in UK national fish voteIf you have seen the superb Beneath the Waterline film, you’ll know that wildlife filmmaker Jack Perks is amazingly passionate about all of the UK’s aquatic life. Inspired by campaigns…

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Jamie Oliver’s Salmon Slip-up

You may recently have seen a story doing the rounds about Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Iceland. To save time and words, here’s the Facebook post that sparked off the whole hoo-ha: This, perhaps predictably, upset a few people, not least…

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London Fly Fishing Fair

Bringing Fly Fishing into the spotlightIn our most recent blog post we talked about how important the history of fly fishing is. This week we’re going out the other side, to discuss a new venture that’s aimed at dispelling the…

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Carp Wars THE ELIMINATOR

As you probably know, we’ve been on the hunt for this year’s Carp Wars rookie to follow in the footsteps of last year’s surprise winner Harry Pratt. Like an old gravel pit in Essex, we’ve been overrun with carpers of…

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Carl & Alex

Alex and Carl Smith are two angling-mad brothers from Sussex who have developed a huge YouTube following since they began making videos in 2010. We are thrilled that we can make several of their videos available to FishingTV members for free. …

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