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World Fishing Day Stories

A selection of World Fishing Day Stories, including items from organisations like Trout Unlimited, Wild Trout Trust, Fishing for Schools and Casting for Recovery.
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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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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 as a powerhouse for wild salmon, but also the engine for local and international economies, and a world-class sportfishing destination.
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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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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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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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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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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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A short film, produced by the team behind CHALK, about the work of the Wild Trout Trust, featuring TV presenter Matthew Wright, who is one of the charity's Vice-Presidents.
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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 scheme.
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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 stocks around the world.
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