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UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival

After a very successful inaugaural year the second Kilchoman UK Saltwater Flyfishing Festival will be held from 15th to 18th September 2016, based and hosted around the historic fishing harbour of St Mawes, Cornwall. Participants will fish from the shoreline, using the many beaches and rocky areas where sport is to be found, using your own fishing skills and watercraft. The fish being returned unhurt to the water with catch and release. A full social […]

Fly Fest


Taking place over the weekend of Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 October in Penrith, Cumbria, Fly Fest promises to be one of the (if not the) biggest weekends in the fishing calendar. With fly tyers from across the globe, exhibitors galore, a packed film and speaker line-up, this is a weekend not to be missed! Book your tickets online here and get a FREE Semperfli Goodiebag worth £6! Fly Fest 2016: Fly Tying & Fly […]

36th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship 2016

WFFC 2016

The 36th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship will be hosted in one of the greatest fly fishing watersheds in the United States. Headquartering in the uber mountain town of Vail, Colorado, in Eagle County, USA. The America Cup, Inc. and the Town of Vail have joined together to host a championship of a lifetime. “As the US international organizer, for 36th FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship 2016, it is my mission to showcase the […]

Plenty of water on the Bandon now, salmon fishing to improve

Bandon salmon

After all the rain the Bandon had a decent flood over the weekend that began to clear  this Monday. Jason Nash from the Bandon Angling Association reports on the catches and conditions on the River Bandon… 22 August: By Lunch time we had word that the high, coloured and dirty water up at Desert Bridge was clearing. At last, the clear out the river and fish needed! Word of a couple fish met this evening […]

Pira Lodge, for fly-fishing adventures


Freshwater dorado fishing in Argentina’s Ibera Wetlands and Corriente River is awesome and incomparable. Pira Lodge, with flats-skiff access to this untamed region, is where the adventure starts.

Carp on Fly Adventures – Carp and Black Bass updates!

Carp on Fly

This month Gøran Olsen from Norway got some good fish! The water level is going down very fast. That’s normal in this time of the year, but the fish are arround and feeding like demons! We saw millions of carp feeding in 4 days… was amazing!   September and October is Black Bass Time! We are organizing two trips for Largemouth Black Bass for September. 21-25 September (4 night/3 fishing days) – 4 rods available […]

RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards


Everone wins! Winner wins big!! The RIO “Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards” is an opportunity for amateur fly fishing film makers to showcase this wonderful sport by entering a short film into this online film competition. Your submission could be a short story, a documentary, a collection of awesome shots, or even a clip from your cellphone that you feel deserves to be seen. Let your creativity be your guide! The rules are simple – […]

Putting fly-reels to the test at Mckenzie River Lodge

Allen Fly Fishing

The Allen Fly Fishing reels, both new models and favorites, have been getting quite the workout lately. They’ve been putting them to the test in Labrador and Iceland, while it’s also that time of year that sees guides down south matching wits (and cranking drags) on tarpon and other salty monsters. They’ve got a fun edit here showing some Krakens, Omegas, and the new Atlas besting some solid natives in northern Canada at McKenzie River […]

12-Year-old girl wins Fly-Casting World Title


Maxine McCormick is now the youngest gold medal winner in the history of world sporting events. A young girl from San Francisco has become the youngest gold medal winner in the history of world sporting events. Maxine McCormick, 12, won the medal in this year’s World Championships of Fly Casting. She actually tied her own coach, Chris Korich, in the event, with both earning top honors.   “I got shivers,” Korich told the San Francisco […]

This is Fly Magazine, issue 57

This is Fly

This is Fly Magazine’s Issue 57 includes a stellar group of anglers, writers, musicians, artists and photographers.  As always, the latest installment takes readers around the world to unique destinations in pursuit of world class fly fishing. This is Fly  Magazine contributor Mark Rauschenberger, Patrick Duke and Nick & Kami Swingle trek into the canyons to find The Bug Blanket.  Cody Ling explains why fishing with your girlfriend could lead to the ultimate day on the water. […]

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