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Top Fly Fishers to Share Expertise at Florida Fly Fishing Expo


The 2016 Florida Fly Fishing Expo has announced an expanding list of top-tier professionals to share their fly casting and fly tying secrets at Plantation on Crystal River Nov. 4-5. The two-day Expo will feature indoor and outdoor seminars, demonstrations and workshops for fly fishers of all skills levels and ages, male and female. It will also feature resource-awareness exhibits and indoor and outdoor displays of the newest fly rods, reels, lines, clothing, kayaks, flats […]

Carp On Fly Adventures back after something new!

Bass on fly

Carp on Fly Adventures normaly flyfishes for carp in Portugal, but for the first time, and after some client requests, they organised a three days fishing trip for largemouth bass. The result was really good and above their expectations!       Next year they will do it again, they will organise some weeks at the end of the season just for black bass! Contact them for more details. The mailing address is: Carp On […]

GT – A Flyfisher’s Guide to Giant Trevally by Peter McLeod

GT Book

Let’s start by calling it like it is. There’s no shortage of mediocre fly fishing books out there, and more often than not, new titles mirror books that have already been written. Unfortunately, books that take on a new subject and do so well are few and far between. Fortunately for all of us, the new book GT – A Flyfisher’s Guide to Giant Trevally, by Peter McLeod, breaks the mold of mediocrity and sets […]

Confluence Films PROVIDENCE Trailer


In the fifth full-length fly fishing film from Confluence’s Chris Patterson and Jim Klug, Yellow Dog Flyfishing’s Camille Egdorf, and South African guides Gerhard Laubscher and Tim Babich team up for an amazing journey and a return to the remote and uninhabited Seychelles atoll of Providence. The new film chronicles the first trip back to Providence Atoll since the waters were closed to all fishermen and boat access in 2010 due to the threats and […]

October Bass on Lure and Fly


Mackenzie Pro Guide Jason O’Riordan looks ahead to the Irish Fly Fair in Galway where himself and Ken Whelan will be sharing their experience with the crowd. More details below. Jason told us he recently spent a few days guiding Ken, Brendan and Lee for sea bass along the Copper Coast and around Dungarvan. He reports: We had some of the best bass fishing in a long time. It wasn’t just about the numbers of […]

Good angling activity as the last days at Sheelin are fished


Lough Sheelin Angling Report, October 3rd – October 12th 2016. ‘Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize when something’s time has passed and be able to move into the next season. Everything that is alive requires rest’ Henry Cloud   This week was the week which saw Lough Sheelin’s 2016 fishing season gradually fade away, coming to its final closure at midnight on October 12th. This lake is now closed to […]

Fifth NFFT at Finest Flyfishing in Bedburg-Hau


Important note for people that want to visit this event: due to a closure this weekend of the highway A73 in the direction of Venlo (between Nijmegen and Cuijk), it is for people coming from the north and the west of The Netherlands best to follow the A15 and A325 in the direction of Nijmegen. Just after the bridge across the river Waal, take a right turn in the direction of Kleve and than follow […]

25 salmon on the last day at Delphi


David McEvoy from Delphi tells us of the last day frenzy when anglers made up for lost time during the floods: The 2016 angling season has come to an end and once again most of the salmon and sea trout fisheries are reflecting on the season just passed. Whilst the salmon run in this area is down on previous years, there were as always many memorable moments during the year, not least two salmon of […]

Inside the November Issue of FF&FT


On Lomond’s bonniest bank Loch-styling for salmon north of Glasgow. The 7 Deadly Shipman’s 21st Century variants of this superb Buzzer dry. Two-tone for grayling 4 irresistible colour combinations for Bugs. Ox-blood and amber A deadly pot-belly pig recipe for Autumn. Picking Alpine pockets Challenge in the Alps after the skiers depart. Kit inspection Gearing up for a fish ‘n’ teering expedition. Trapped by a Spider In a new series, Malcolm Greenhlagh delves into the […]

Exciting final of Dutch Championship Flyfishing 2016


After four competitions on coarse fishing waters and trout fisheries, the final of the Dutch Championship Flyfishing 2016 was fished at the “Dode Maas” near Rossum. This final was sponsored by flyfishing shop Handy Fish and Airflo (wholesale company Elberse International).                   The ranking for the numbers 4 until 10 in the competition on this day: 4. Bert Schmidt, 11 fishes; 5. Ton van Gelder, 10 fishes; […]

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