If you spend your day scouring the fly fishing blogosphere and social media but still can’t get enough fly fishing goodness, there is a new solution for you – Fishing TV. Fishing TV is a video on demand service dedicated to, you guessed it, getting more fishing into your life. No more trawling through your Facebook feeds in search of a 2-minute fish porn fix or wishing another film tour would roll through town.
Fishing TV has a large, growing library of fishing movies and TV shows covering everything from classic upstream dry fly fishing to chucking meaty streamers to massive makos. You can even scratch that secret itch you hide from your fly fishing buddies and watch some spin or bait fishing in freshwater and the salt – there are whole channels dedicated to those too.
For the fish conservationists out there, Fishing TV has even created a channel solely dedicated to conservation that features films from across the world about anglers working to protect their waters and wild fish.
Interested in checking out? If so, Fishing TV is giving Chum readers a special chance to explore these new waters. All you have to do is sign up using this link before April 30, and you’ll get 15 free viewing tokens in order to see what Fishing TV is all about.
You can find Fishing TV as an app on your Smart TV (Samsung, Panasonic, LG, Sony, Philips) iOS and Android Apps, Amazon Fire Stick and online.
Here’s just a sample of the films Fishing TV offers:
1 – Back Country New Zealand – Head into New Zealand’s wild places in the company of avid trout fishermen who brave the weather, rugged terrain and lack of creature comforts to chase the country’s legendarily huge trout.
2 – Tributaries – Fly fishing around the world takes many forms, whether it’s bonefishing in the balmy Bahamas or braving the cold waters of Iceland: Tributaries asks ‘what joins fly fishers together, no matter where they are?’
3 – Fly Fusion TV – A stunning six part series from the Fly Fusion magazine team looking at British Columbia’s finest trout fishing.
4 – Wild Reverence – Following a near-fatal ski jump accident director Shane Anderson re-connected with wild steelhead.
5 – Only The River Knows – Exploring the relationship between fishing and the truth. Is it fiction? Is it a documentary?
6 – Heart of the Driftless – trout fishing in the Driftless area of Wisconsin.
7 – Journey On – A young couple quit their jobs, sell up, put their lives in a van and head into the wildernesses of Montana to do nothing but eat, sleep and fish.
8 – The Dead Drift – Kiwi fly fishing guide Dean Bell shares hints and tips for catching wily wild trout in clear waters, against the incredible backdrop of New Zealand’s epic landscapes.
9 – Expedicion Alcaranes (Scorpion Reef) – A crew of madcap fly fishermen head into the Gulf of Mexico on a ‘self-guided’ trip to a deserted atoll in search of epic flats fishing
10 –Hatch – Documenting the world’s most astonishing hatches, from mayflies to cicadas, and even krill.