The Grand Cascapedia River, on the Atlantic coast of Canada, boasts some of the best sport fishing in the world. Its salmon stocks are in great shape and people pay big money for permits to fish there. Hoagy Bix Carmichael, son of the singer-songwriter of the same name, fell in the love with the Cascapedia River. Carmichael took producer Bob Carty fly fishing and talks about the river's unusual history and of concerns for its future. (published July 6, 2007)
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Ted is the man.
No man is one-dimensional, but very few people are quite as multi-dimensional or multi-talented as Russell Chatham.
Rare footage of legendary guide Steve Huff and famed angler Paul Bruun fishing together somewhere in the Everglades. This is a bi-annual trip that they have done together for almost 20 years.
(via: Patagonia Fly Fishing)
The birthplace of angling - complete with a 400-year-old ‘temple’ honouring the inventor of fly-fishing - has been put on the market for £450,000.
The stone temple was built in the 17th century in honour of author Izaak Walton, and as a place to rest and take shelter on the banks of the River Dove, in Staffordshire.
LINK (via: The Mail Online)