Entries in drake 5 minutes of fly fishing (6)
You got to roll with the punches and get to what's real
It was not too long ago that the band of trout bums that helped lead the way in the new school fly film genre broke up over issues beyond their control. After the dust had settled, most of the band got back together. Reconstituted as Motiv Fishing, they hit the road to Mexico in a veggie powered rig and in what is sweet redemption, captured the Best Film and Best Humor Award at the recent Drake 5 minute of Fly Fishing Video Awards.
No film better represented the spirit of the awards than this piece, heavy drinking and karaoke.
Here are two word you don't hear together very often, tarpon and float tubes.
Tapam won the award for best fishing film.
Heart of the Marsh, Waterline Media's short film about the Gulf, took home the hardware in the Best Short Film and Best Story categories.
Early in 2010 an eerie drama was unfolding in South Florida.
The winter had brought record low temperatures, worrisome fish kills, and questions about the the future. Uncertainty and nervousness consumed many connected to the ocean. When Spring finally emerged, things were still strange. By April, we were at a tipping point. The ominous threat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster was creeping closer and closer. Everything was on the edge. It felt as if a threat from another world was bearing down. We were being invaded… Then, out of the chaos and confusion came hope-- carried by silver beings…lots of them.