RIO Releases Latest Video in “How To” Series

RIO–The seventh episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series is “How To Fish The Upstream Dry Fly”, and features RIO ambassador Rob Parkins. In this film Rob explains the advantages of fishing a dry fly upstream, and talks about the correct angles to cast the fly so as to reduce drag and not spook fish. Rob also explains the importance of keeping a tight line when fishing this way, and ends the film by catching a beautiful brown trout.

This film is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to learn this essential river fly fishing skill, and get to grips with catching rising trout on a river.

The Latest in RIO’s “How To” Series

RIO–The sixth episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series is “How To Choose a RIO Trout Line”, and features RIO sales manager Zack Dalton explaining the differences between the various floating trout fly lines that RIO has to offer. In this film Zack gives a clear and succinct description of each fly line’s properties, and talks about the differences in the fly line taper, weight distribution and key design points.

If you want to dial in the perfect trout fly line for your next day on the water, or are confused by the many fly line options that are available on the market, this film will be an invaluable resource.

RIO Releases the Latest in Their “How To” Series

RIO–The fifth episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series features RIO brand manager Simon Gawesworth explaining and demonstrating the basics of Spey casting with a single-handed rod. This film doesn’t delve into any particular Spey cast, rather it shows the concept of how to make a Spey cast with a single-handed rod, and lays a very solid foundation for improving casting skills.

Many fly fishers believe that Spey casting is a tool only for salmon and steelhead anglers, and for using with long, two-handed rods, but Simon shows how important it is for trout anglers to have a knowledge of the Spey cast in their armory. In addition, Simon explains how this knowledge can help a caster make more efficient casts with obstructions behind, make angle changes with ease, and introduces the evolution a caster should go through form the humble roll cast, to the powerful single handed Spey casts.

Removing Fly Line Twist

RIO–The fourth episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series features RIO sales manager Zack Dalton explaining and demonstrating the difference between fly line twist, and line memory. In this film Zack describes how to avoid getting twist in a fly line in the first place, but also illustrates what to do to get rid of twist in a line if it happens. In addition, Zack talks about line memory and shows how easy it is to remove this from a RIO fly line. Zack’s tips are very neat indeed and well worth learning, and any angler that has ever had their fly line jam in the rod guides because of coils or twist, will find this film hugely beneficial.

Simon Gawesworth Breaks Down the Roll Cast

For those wanting to know how to make an effective roll cast, or for those who want to brush up on their roll casting skills, make sure you check out RIO’s  third episode (season two) of their “How To” series. Brand manager Simon Gawesworth demonstrates the three most important aspects of the roll cast.

 

What is your Holy Grail?

The holy grail of all fish is different for everyone. For Phil Tuttle, Derek Olthuis, Cortney Boice and Sam Parkinson the holy grail is the most colorful and largest arctic char in the world. Follow along as they seek the grail. Experience the adventures of the seriously northern Canadian Arctic Circle, the hardships, divine intervention, and treasures they encounter along the way.  Seriously North, only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in 2018!

IF4 Announces Official Selection

New from Adventure Well Media – For some, fly fishing is simply a hobby, but to Bucky Buchstaber of the Fly Fishing Collaborative, it’s where his love of the river and passion for helping others combine to combat human trafficking around the globe. Fishing Beyond the River follows Buchstaber and his team on a journey throughout the stunning and unique landscapes of Thailand in pursuit of the elusive blue mahseer. Unforgiving jungle terrains, exotic wildlife, and seemingly endless miles of river make for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. But fishing victories are often short lived, which is why this dedicated team is setting out to prove how fly fishing can change the world one cast at a time. Only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in 2018!

Hooke’s Outside By the River

The film Outside By the River, from Hooke, has just been announced an official selection for IF4™ in 2018. As soon as Jean Phillip finished his studies he waisted no time and moved to Gaspésie with his family to pursue his dream of becoming a fly-fishing guide. He embarked on a quest in trying to understand how to catch Atlantic Salmon, a fish which comes back from a long journey to its home river to spawn. Today the Atlantic Salmon have become much more than a fish he enjoys to catch – it has become his life! Another epic tale from Hooke, only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival!

Latest Anglers Eye Media Film Named Official Selection

Angler’s Eye Media presents their latest adventure searching out one of the strongest, most aggressive fish on the planet – the mako shark. Off the Coast of southern California exists one of the world’s top mako fisheries. With speed, strength, and what may be the most acrobatic aerials on the planet the mako will test not only their gear and knowledge, but also your will and determination to find and catch these world-class apex predators. Only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in 2018!