Entries in legends of fly fishing (104)
He was all thumbs up until he realized I had my pet snake Reggie in the boat.
Award winning production company Uncage the Soul has launched an indiegogo fund raising campaign for a documentary film about Frank Moore. If they can pull off their lofty fundraising goal this promises to be a one hell of a film.
Mending the Line is a documentary about Frank Moore, a 90-year old WWII veteran and fly-fishing legend, returning to Normandy to fish the rivers he saw as a soldier.
Tough as nails, gentle as a poet, and determined as a badger, 90-year old Frank Moore loves to fly-fish. A World War II veteran, in 1944 he landed along with some 150,000 other troops on the beaches of Normandy, France for the D-Day Allied invasion. Despite the cacophony of war around him, the avid, young fly fisherman couldn’t help but notice the productive fisheries on the rivers he and his fellow troops crossed as they made their way into occupied France.
Frank's lifetime accomplishments as a fly fisherman, conservationist and a veteran have earned him many awards, including the prestigious Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor, and recent induction into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame. Moore has guided and fished with actors, congressman and executives over his storied angling career. He built and was the long-time proprietor of the world renowned Steamboat Inn along the North Umpqua River. Now, reflecting on his life, he is compelled to return to the rivers of Normandy, this time armed not with a gun, but with a fly rod and reel.
An award winning film production studio, Uncage the Soul specializes in outdoor adventure documentary, having produced projects featured at the Banff Mountain Film Festival, Mountainfilm, the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, and broadcast on National Geographic and the Discovery Channel. The team is comprised of world renowned filmmakers and photographers, bringing a unique and beautiful perspective to storytelling.
Sad news as one of the Pacific Northwest's steelheading legends, authors, and champions for wild fish has lost his battle to cancer. Doug Rose died peacefully at home on Monday surrounded by family and friends.
Angling legend, Fresh Water Hall of Fame member, and Wild Steelhead Coalition Conservation Award winner Frank Moore with his vintage Willy