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!
Another epic film from Burl Productions! Follow Mikey Wier and friends as they venture out into the wilds of Alaska, in the heart of bear country, on a “do it yourself” trip. A float plane ride in to explore Alaskan backcountry with limited gear, mouse patterns and a river loaded with fish – a true wilderness experience. Only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in 2018!
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!
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!
An inspirational fly-fishing film about an adventerous couple pursuing their passion, which leads them on a memorable adventure under a smoke soaked skyline in search of the perfect image of oversized dry-fly sipping rainbows. For those who’ve never had a trout rise to a dry, a fish might just be a cold-blooded creature with fins and spots, but to you and I they’re the objects of our memories, of our pictures, of our attention. They’re why, as we leave the river, we’re already dreaming about the next trip. Featuring our friends Darcy Toner and Timbre Pringle of Faceless Fly Fishing. Only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in 2018. World Premiere at The Fly Fishing Show in Denver!
In RIO’s newest “How To” instalment, brand manager Simon Gawesworth demonstrates proper loop formation and also talks about common casting stroke flaws. The video is a beneficial seven minute investment for any angler who wants to improve on their casting fundamentals.
Its that time of the year – time to start releasing trailers for the 2018 Official Selections! First up an epic release from Gilbert Rowley of Capture Adventure Media with Confluentus: The Merging of All Things, three friends strap on backpacks to earn the opportunity to pursue bull trout in one of their last bastions within a pristine wilderness. Merging different backgrounds and unorthodox fly-fishing techniques, they experience a fishing trip that piscatorial dreams are made of. Come share it with them only at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival in 2018!
In this instalment of RIO’s “Behind the Brand”, Simon Gawesworth heads out to Lake Merrill, which is situated in the foothills of Mount St. Helens. Spoiler alert: In true Gawesworth fashion, he makes some monstrously beautiful casts and catches lots of trout. Check it out below.
Swing Season–The Slowdown is a captivating look at the state of Olympic Peninsula steelhead. The film not only discusses the declining populations, it also encourages fly anglers to be part of a solution. Check it out and see what you can do to become a more responsible steelhead angler.
RIO–The first episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series has RIO ambassador Rob Parkins teaching and talking about “How To Make an Overhead Cast”. In this film, Rob covers the three most important steps required before you start to make an overhead cast, and then explains how to make a “Pick up and lay down ” cast, how to “False cast” and how to “Shoot line”. In addition, Rob talks about the ideal line that will help beginners learn this essential cast.