Fly Fishing Video Series
Trout fishing in British Columbia's best waters.
Over two years in the making with a production bar set so high that some said it couldn't be done. Fly Fusion Television is comprised of six episodes all shot with the latest 4K technology and complimented by drones, helicopters and multiple cinematographers. A team of only the best was assembled with one objective in mind - to change the way fly-fishing television is produced. Join us as we explore this new television terrain and the beauty that surrounds us in the mountains and streams found in the backcountry of Fernie, British Columbia.
Brothers on the Fly - Welcome to Iceland
Meet the Brothers on the Fly, the next generation of fly fishing, conservationist film-makers. Jonas the filmmaker, Jan the outdoorsman, Lukas the musician. In this film they head to Iceland to investigate how the country's amazing fisheries are being protected by catch and release, and by the work of citizen scientists. Iceland's catch and release policies differ enormously from those of the Brothers' native Germany...
Along the way they have the chance to fish some amazing waters, and target sea-run arctic Char, Atlantic Salmon and wild Brown Trout.
How To Movies
A collection of instructional videos with some of the top fly anglers from around the world. Gain from their advice on where to fish, fly selection, equipment, casting techniques and much much more.
Planet Fly Fish
Most fly fishers will tell you that fly fishing brings them closer to nature than any other activity. As humans, leaving the comforts of civilisation behing and venturing in the wild spaces brings release, a sense of place and understanding. This understanding and commitment to wild places is what defines fly fishing as a sport and lifestyle.
In this three-part series celebrates and shares this spirit by examining some of the natural phenomena that can be experienced by fly-fishermen around the world, from amazing insect hatches that prompt a frenzy amongst fish and fishermen alike to some fo the giants of the fishing world that have captured anglers' imaginations the world over.
3rd Year Fly Fisher
Montana-born Robert Thompson is a fly-fisherman to the bottom of his wading boots and combines his passion for fishing with his skill as a filmmaker.
In this series we provide a selection of his films exploring a variety of North American fly fishing stories. And "stories" is the right word: in Reverb: A Punk Rock Fish Story he delves into the tale of 80s Chicago punk scene and the role that fly fishing played for two of its main protagonists, while The Brothers Brown examines three siblings' relationship with one special river. The mixture of human stories and Robert's enthusiasm and understanding of the sport make these films compelling viewing.
Beattie Outdoor Productions
RA Beattie has attracted a loyal band of fellow anglers and film makers to his team, together they have created a collection of highly entertaining, off the wall, action packed films. They have been winning praise and many awards at festivals all around the world, and Fishing TV is pleased to bring you a selection of their work.
Back Country New Zealand
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 of sight fishing to giant trout in pristine settings.
These two films explore a number of backcountry fisheries with anglers who exude a profound connection to the wilderness. The cast of the film is as extensive and varied as the landscapes explored. In the end it is dedicated, inspired people will ensure that the spirit of the backcountry will thrive, preserving a world that we are proud to hand over to those who come after us.
For many fly fishing is more than just a sport; it is an all consuming passion. This passion drives them to live extraordinary adventures as they chase big fish in exotic countries all over the planet.
THE SOURCE SERIES celebrates and shares this spirit by bringing angling adventures to life in a three part High Definition Series that takes in New Zealand, Tasmania and Iceland: three of the most legendary fly fishing destinations on the planet.
The Fish & The Fly
For many the art of tying flies is an integral part of fly fishing, while for others it is enough to wonder at the skill of those who tie flies, and we're quite happy to part with a little cash in exchange for the fruits of their labours.
In this eight part series we join Danish fly fishing expert Morten Oeland as he fishes waters around the world, and learn his perferred flies and how to tie them. Underwater cameras take us beneath the surface to give us a fish's eye view of the flies and an insight into the behaviour of the fish.
The series covers dry flies, nymphs, terrestrials and streamers, and Morten's skill as a fisherman and flytyer shine through as he takes us through his preferred techniques and shares his knowledge.
The Game Fishers Diary
Rae Borras has been fishing since he was a small boy and in this series he travels the world indulging his passion for fly fishing. From the Hampshire Avon - where his love affair with the salmon began - to the tropical waters of the Maldives, by way of Iceland, and a host of other British rivers, Rae explores the different challenges that the fly fisher might meet and the techniques that might help to overcome them.
Rae's love of fishing is undeniable, while his sense of humour and keen interest in the cultural and social history of the waters he fishes bring something extra to the shows.
Essential Fly Fishing
The variety of waters and conditions that trout angers can find themselves in is almost infinite, so having the right knowledge and skills is essential to give the best chance of hooking a fish.
Steve Cullen heads up a team of expert anglers who run through what you need to know to catch trout on the fly on still and running water. The series touches on topics as varied as how to make sure you're covering the water properly and the most effective way to use different flies, plus a few more unusual tips, hints and tricks from some of the most knowledgable fly fishermen out there.
Casting That Fly
Casting is the core skill of any fly fisherman, so its worth getting it right from the outset.
This two-part mini-series joins master casting instructor Lars Christian Bentsen as he takes us througth the basics, beginning with setting up the rod and reel and working his way though roll casts and onto spey and other specialist techniques, plus the use of different lines, and how to cast in windy conditions.
It doesn't matter if your're an absolute beginner or an old hand, there's something for everyone to take away from these videos - a must-watch for all fly fishermen.
Sea Trout Secrets
For many fishermen the sea trout is a prized quarry - their lifecycle is yet to be fully understood, and they have a reputation as wiley, hard fighting fish. Add in the fact that the hours of darkness are often the best time to fish for sea trout and you have an experience that is quite unlike any other fly fishing.
In the company of three expert sea trout anglers, and using underwater filing and arial photography to illustrate the point this series examines the different types of habitat and corresponding tactics that are available to anyone targeting these mysterious ocean-going trout.
Please note that this series is in Danish language with English narration.
Fly Fishing Down Under
John Haenke leads the Fishing Downunder team as they showcase the great fly fishing to be found around Australia, they aim to inspire you to get out doors with family and friends and enjoy what is on offer.
Together with local experts they demonstate fishing techniques and tactics that can be used in a wide variety of fishing scenarios, and a great many species of fish.
Nick Hart's Fly Fishing School
Nick Hart is a full-time fly fishing instructor who will help you get the most from the sport through his Fly Fishing School series, made exclusively for FishingTV. His guiding and tuition is extensive throughout all aspects of fly fishing, both home and abroad.
Nick Hart's Fly Fishing School is a fly fishing series intended to both inspire and instruct as he passes on the basics of fly fishing techniques and methods with infectious enthusiasm.
Salmon Beats Of The Dee
The River Dee is one of the most celebrated salmon rivers in the UK, and with good reason. Rising in the Cairngorn Mountains at nearly 4000 feet above sea-level before flowing into the North Sea via Aberdeen harbour.
This series of short films is a stunningly shot guide to some of the most well-known beats on this celebrated river.
Catch That Salmon
For many the Atlantic Salmon is the ultimate fly fishing quarry, and that might be, in part at least, down the the fact that the reasons a salmon takes a fly remain mysterious. Despite this, there are some tried and tested techniques that seem to work all over the world.
Nils Jørgensen, a Danish fisherman now living in Iceland, talks us through some of his preferred methods. His deep knowledge of the habits and quirks of salmon behaviour, coulped with his clear explanations of the movement of the fly in the water make for an engaging and informative series. Filmed in Iceland's clear waters, we get to see what Nils is describing, which sets this apart from other instructional films.
Hints and Tips
In this free series of short videos Rae Borras and a number of other fly fishing experts talk us through some of the essentials of fly fishing, from casting to tackle.
The series also includes some ideas for spinning for salmon, and information on lures and flies.
Chris Sandfords Stuff
Join expert fly tier and vintage tackle afficionadoChris Sandford as he talks us through some of his fly tying techniques, showing us how to make some of his favourite flies.
He also discusses various tools of the trade, reviews guide books and talks about his love of vintage angling paraphernalia.
Chris Sandford's unique take on fly fishing as he passes on fly tying tricks, tips and materials and keeps us all in touch with the fly fishing scene.
Salmon Fly Of The Month
A well-made salmon fly is a thing of beauty and mystery. There are so many variations and evocative names - Willie Gunn, Sunray Shadow, the unforgettable Hairy Mary.
In this series of short videos some of the best fly tiers in the world share the secrets of how to create some of these classics. Catching a fish on a fly you've tied yourself is a thrill like no other.
Used And Abused
Every angler has their foibles - little superstitions and rituals, and, of course, favourite pieces of equipment which we woudldn't dream of hitting the water without.
In these short videos various keen fly fisherment talk us through the pieces of kit that they find indispensable, and why they find them so useful.
This series of four films takes a look at four of the fisheries that belong to the Wessex Water group of fisheries.
These include reservoirs set in the beautiful west of England and include opportunities for both fly and coarse fishing.
Trout Fly of the Month
There are few moments in a fly fisher's life as satisfying as landing a fish caught on a fly one has tied oneself. For those without the skill or inclination to tie our own flies, there remains a fascination with the process of producing these classic patterns.
In these short viceos, expert fly tyer Robbie Winram demonstrates some of his favourites, suitable for fishing throughout the year.
Eoin Fairgrieve's Speycasting Masterclass
Ace caster and instructor Eoin Fairgrieve demonstrates the techniques required to master some of his favourite speycasts.
Beyond The Rise
For the most part, Tony's Jay's world is a tranquil one. A haven of babbling back waters, insect buzz and birdsong. But, every now and then, it’s also a place of eager anticipation, adrenalin and activity.
These are the moments that keep us coming back... to answer the call of the chalk stream... For Tony's world is the world of the wild, brown trout and the quaintly named ‘lady of the stream’, the grayling.
Wild On The Fly
In this three part series Wild On The Fly magazine travels around North America on the hunt for some of the most sought after species in the world.
From the frozen Arctic to the tropics of Mexico, this series brings the same ethos of great photography and fascinating content to film as the magazine does to fishing publications.