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Målselv Salmon Fishing: Finding gold and silver

The Målselv River of Troms, northern Norway was once the preserve of the wealthy British 'Salmon Lords' – now a team of UK fishing writers return to rediscover its silver. Will they strike it lucky? ... Full story

Take A Trip With A Hatchery Trout

In recognition of National Hunting and Fishing Day (celebrated on September 22 this year) the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Alaska Region has published a video documenting the journey of trout from a hatchery in Anchorage to area lakes, where they became available to eager anglers. ... Full story

Obsession; A Novice's Tale of Florida Redfish

When Warren Crame finally succumbed to trying his hand at fly fishing for the redfish in Florida's famous Mosquito Lagoon, little did he know that he was about to become just another victim to the obsession that captures us all. ... Full story

Brit opens up the amazing fishing of the Amazon rainforest to fly anglers

A British angler is opening up the gateway for anglers to fish with fly and lures for the world class, record-breaking sport fish of the Amazon Rainforest. ... Full story

Havana good time - fly fishing Cuba

I just got back from my first long-awaited trip to Cuba to sample the flats fishing in the Jardines de la Reina region, leading a group of UK anglers in conjunction with the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT). ... Full story

Stewart's Spider

The year 2007 saw the 150th anniversary of a well loved publication, The Practical Angler by Mr. W. C. Stewart. During 1857 alone there were at least two reprints with the last full reprint complete with colour plates in the late 1900's - such was the popularity of his work. ... Full story

Rookie on the riverbank - Episode 3/3

The third and final part of author Andrew Griffiths popular "Rookie on the Riverbank" series covers his adventures with the Kelly Kettle. Check the links at the end if you missed the first two. ... Full story

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 33: Leader-to-hand

Jeremy Lucas reports on more cutting-edge developments bred from the world of competitive flyfishing. The French Leader technique involves no fly line coming off the reel at all! ... Full story

A Special Night for FryFly

UK Fly Forums member "FryFly" had a night to remember recently fishing that doyen of Welsh sea trout rivers - theTowy. Here he tells his story in his own words..... ... Full story

Rookie on the riverbank - Episode 2/3

Andrew Griffiths continues his delightful Rookie on the Riverbank series with this latest installment all about taking up the gentle art of fly fishing. ... Full story

Iceland For Everyone - Fly Fishing on the East Ranga

If you thought that Iceland is only for finance magnates or celebrities, you are wrong. Not any more! The global financial crisis brings a lot of havoc and ruin, but fortunately also good things. ... Full story

High on Fishing

A memorable trip fly fishing along the Dragon's Back (Drakensburg) in South Africa. ... Full story

Cobia rumble

Fishing Magic editor Geoff Maynard returns to Florida for a brawl with some natives... ... Full story

Honey...It's Your Wife or The Trout!!!

Norelle Owen shares this purely light-hearted story that examines the world of flyfishing...through the eyes of a fly fisherman's wife! ... Full story

Atlantic Salmon Highway - The Miramichi

Fly fish for Atlantic Salmon on the legendary Miramichi River, New Brunswick, Eastern Canada. If you want to see more salmon and catch that fish of a lifetime, this is the place to be. ... Full story

Anglers Hooked on Maine Smallmouth Bass

At the northern limit of their spawning territory, in water that would make their southern cousins shiver, the smallmouth bass thrives in Maine lakes, ponds and rivers. ... Full story

Finding Walter

In 1981, the movie ‘On Golden Pond’ found one of it’s main characters, Norman Thayer, bragging about an illusive lunker trout in the lake that his New England country home looked out upon. ... Full story

Montana on your mind?

The pristine rivers and pure air are just two of the reasons that Montana is a popular place for fly fishing, hunting, hiking and countless other activities for the outdoor enthusiast. ... Full story

Ascension Bay - a saltwater fly fishing paradise!

3 hours south of Cancun - Mexico (which is rapidly becoming the Ibiza of Mexico) you leave the cherry-red tourists and to a large extent civilisation behind. What you find instead is an anglers dream...... ... Full story

MANOIR MALVOISINE – a little corner of trout fishing paradise in Normandy

If I were to come back as a trout I know exactly where I’d like to live. It’s in a secret corner of Normandy in France on a beautiful stretch of a river called the Andelle. ... Full story

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